27 Jun 2022

Pharmaceutical Technician II at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS)

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Job Description

Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) is inviting applications from suitably qualified Tanzanians to be considered for employment to fill vacant posts for the School of Dentistry on contract basis (2 years) as illustrated herein below;



Entry Qualifications

Holder of Diploma in Pharmacy or Related qualification from a recognized Institution, and Must be registered by the Pharmacy Council of Tanzania.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • To determine, prepare and order drugs and medical device requirements;
  • To store medicinal products appropriately and securely to ensure freshness and potency in accordance with good storage practice;
  • To dispense drugs and ensure timely distribution of medicine to in patients and out patients and other departments within the hospital;
  • To monitor medication therapy to improve all aspects of delivery and report any adverse effects;
  • To educate other members of health care profession, patients and public on proper use of drugs;
  • To ensure that expired drugs are removed from the shelves and appropriately disposed of;
  • To provide information on reaction resulting from the use of drugs;
  • To prepare report on the use of drugs and medical devices in the Institution;
  • To keep various records of drugs and medical devices;
  • To assist in procurement and maintaining adequate stock of drugs;
  • To guide physicians, interns, Nursing and patients on medications;
  • To sort out and list expiring drugs within three months for the attention of the supervisor; and
  • To perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.


Salary scale: PMGSS 4



  • Applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania of not more than 45 Years of Age
  • Applicants must attach an up to date Curriculum Vitae (CV) including a reliable contact postal address,Post code, email address and telephone numbers.
  • Applicants must apply on the strength of the information given in this Advertisement
  • The title of the position applied for shall be written in the subject of the application letter and marked on the envelope.
  • Applicants must attach relevant copies of the following certificates.
    • Post Graduate/First Degree/Advanced Diploma, Diploma/Certificates.
    • Post Graduate/First Degree/Advanced Diploma, Diploma/Transcripts (
    • Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates.
    • Computer Certificates where applicable.
    • Professional Certificates from respective councils where applicable.
    • One recent passport size picture and copy of birth certificate.
    • Birth Certificates
  • Form IV and Form VI result slips are strictly not accepted. Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the CV will lead to legal action.
  • Applicants shall indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts.
  • Certificates from foreign Countries should be verified by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) – {Degree Level} or National Accreditation Council for Technical Education (NACTE) – {Diploma Level} or National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) – {Secondary Education}.
  • Applicants must consider that their Colleges/Universities are recognized and registered by Government Authorities.
  • Women are highly encouraged to apply.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be informed about the date of the interview.
  • Applicants with special needs/ case (disability) are supposed / advised to indicate.
  • Applicants who have/were retired from the public service for whatever reason should not apply.
  • Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal action



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Method of Application

All applications should be sent to the address below.



P.O. BOX 65001,


Deadline of receiving Applications is 8 July, 2022 and only shortlisted candidates will be informed on the date for Interview.


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