Associate Pharmacy Officer

Howard University Global Initiative Nigeria (HUGIN)

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Howard University Global Initiative Nigeria (HUGIN) - Under the auspices of the Strengthening integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services project whose objective is to reduce the burden of HIV/AIDS in targeted areas of Nigeria through strengthened delivery of high quality comprehensive HIV/AIDS services that are sustainable for long-term, Howard University provides technical leadership in strengthening pharmacy systems and pharmacists’ capacity to provide high quality HIV/AIDS, STI, and TB pharmacy services both at the health facility and the community.


Job Description

The Associate Pharmacy Officer will provide technical and programmatic support to strengthen pharmacy systems and build pharmacists’ capacity on Pharmacy Best Practices including inventory management and pharmaceutical care within the health facilities and community under the direction of the Senior Pharmacy Specialist and Pharmacy Specialists and in collaboration with other partners an the project.


Minimum Recruitment Standards

B. Pharm/Pharm D and at least 1 year relevant post NYSC experience in HIV/AIDS with international pharmacy development programs AND registration-as a Pharmacist with the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria.


Job Circumstances

  • The job involves at least 30% local travel at short notice.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to extend working hours to meet deadlines and at short notice
  • Ability to function effectively in multi-disciplinary teams to produce excellent results under pressure
  • Ability to use key computing applications e g MS Office Suite etc and knowledge of different database (DHIS or LAMIS) is a plus.



Howard University Global Initiative Nigeria, has a competitive compensation package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Howard University Global Initiative Nigeria (HUGIN)

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Healthcare / Pharmaceutical

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years