Director of Pharmacy at Tamale Teaching Hospital

full time
Northern Region
Healthcare & Pharmacy
Senior level
7 months ago

Job Description


Tamale Teaching Hospital is an agency of the Ministry of Health, mandated to provide tertiary health care services, serves as teaching facility for the school of Medicine and Health Sciences of the University for Development Studies and to undertake relevant research for health development. The Board of the hospital is seeking for qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position: Director of Pharmacy


Job Purpose

  • To have overall responsibility for the management of medicines and other pharmaceutical products and ensure the maintenance of pharmaceutical standards through monitoring, teaching, research, policy development and implementation within the hospital



  • Provide pharmaceutical advice to the Chief Executive
  • Be responsible for the provision of good quality pharmaceutical services in the hospital aimed at maintaining quality and avoiding stock outs
  • Submit periodic and timely reports on pharmaceutical activities within the hospital to the Chief Executive
  • Ensure the establishment and effective functioning of Medicines and Therapeutic committee in the hospital
  • Manage and motivate pharmaceutical staff
  • Undertake any other responsibility assigned by the Chief Executive



Qualification Required & Experience

The person must be a Senior Pharmacist and have the following:

  • Postgraduate qualification in Pharmacy and a fellow of a relevant postgraduate college
  • Be a duly registered Pharmacist and have a minimum of 10 years working experience, of which 5 should be at the level of at the senior management level
  • Evidence of leadership and continuing professional development and training in Health management
  • A broad knowledge base and experiences on standards of pharmaceutical care, SOPs and guidelines


Location: Tamale


How To Apply For The Job

Applicants must submit 4 set of applications together with supporting documents which must include the following:

  • Academic and professional certificate
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Evidence of good standing with the relevant professional regulatory body (for applicants belonging to professional regulatory body), applicant’s official and residential telephone numbers
  • Email addresses and telephone numbers of 3 referees
  • Any other relevant document applicant may deem important.


All applications must be forwarded to the address below:

The Board Chairman
Tamale Teaching Hospital
P.O.Box TL, 16


Or email to:




More Information
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Deadline: 04 Sep 2020
Job Post Expired
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