Kenyatta University – Pharmacist.

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PHARMACIST        –           GRADE 12

Reporting to the Director, University Health Services the Job holder will be in charge of the University Pharmacy.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify pharmacy related issues/ challenges and propose solutions to Director , University Health Services.
  • Plan and offer pharmacy services to members of Kenyatta Community in accordance to agreed work plans.
  • Supervise supply and usage of medicine and ensure the pharmacy is fit for dispensation of Medicine Purposes.
  • Assess quality of Medicine before they are supplied to patients.
  • Monitor pharmacy operational requirements and manage technician schedules
  • Supervise verification processes of patients orders and charges
  • Maintains current registration, studies existing and new legislation, anticipates legislation, and advises management on needed action.


  1. Bachelors’ Degree in Pharmacy or relevant and related field from a registered and recognized institution.
  2. Current registration certificate to the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
  3. Three (3) years relevant work experience in a Public Institution pharmacy or busy pharmacy.
  4. Valid practicing License
  5. Computer Literate

Additional Skills / Requirements

  1. Communication skills
  2. Organizational skills
  3. Leadership skills
  4. Team building skills
  5. Conflict Management skills
  6. Analytical skills
  7. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Applicants must also submit valid clearances from the following bodies;

  1. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  2. Directorate of Criminal Investigation (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  3. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  4. Higher Education Loans Board(HELB)
  5. Registered Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

How to Apply

The applicants should provide full details of educational and professional qualification, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address.

Copies of certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed giving the names and addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with the applicant’s competence in area of specialization.


For Non-Teaching positions, employment will be on Two (2) year contract that may be translated to Permanent and Pensionable terms, based on performance.

For teaching positions above Tutorial Fellow, employment will be on Permanent and Pensionable terms.

Tutorial Fellows will be employed on One (1) year renewable contract, to a maximum of three (3) years.


Publication Points shall be determined by Commission of University Education Guidelines


Applicants should write directly to:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)

Kenyatta University

P. O. BOX 43844 – 00100


Applications should be received not later than,

20th February 2020

For details related to job specification and general requirements, kindly visit our website:

Kenyatta University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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