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Senior Officer - Pharmacy Buying - Supply Chain


4-5 years of proven experience in pharmaceutical procurement or supply chain management, preferably in a healthcare setting


Pharm D

Last Date

4/4/2024 12:00:00 AM

Job Description


  • Develop and implement procurement strategies to ensure the timely and cost-effective acquisition of medicines and pharmaceutical products.
  • Source suppliers and negotiate contracts for the procurement of pharmaceuticals, ensuring adherence to quality standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders such as pharmacists, physicians, and administrators to understand medication needs and requirements.
  • Monitor inventory levels and forecast demand to maintain optimal stock levels while minimizing excess inventory and associated costs.
  • Evaluate supplier performance and conduct regular supplier reviews to ensure quality, reliability, and compliance with contractual agreements.
  • Stay updated with industry trends, market conditions, and regulatory changes affecting pharmaceutical procurement.
  • Work closely with the finance department to manage budgetary constraints and ensure alignment of procurement activities with organizational goals.
  • Provide guidance and support to junior staff members involved in pharmacy procurement activities.
  • Foster strong relationships with suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors to enhance collaboration and streamline procurement processes.


  • Business Graduate degree (MBA or equivalent) is preferred.
  • Proven experience in pharmaceutical procurement or supply chain management, preferably in a healthcare setting.
  • In-depth knowledge of pharmaceutical products, drug regulations, and procurement best practices.
  • Strong negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret data and make data-driven decisions.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Proficiency in using procurement software and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment to upholding ethical standards and compliance with regulatory requirements in pharmaceutical procurement.