Research Pharmacist Job Vacancy in Thika, Kenya

Position Title: Research Pharmacist

Location: Thika

Reports to: Study Principal Investigator

Job Purpose: A clinical research project is currently looking for a motivated individual to fill in the following position. To oversee HIV prevention implementation studies in partnering private / retail pharmacies


  • Train and supervise pharmacy providers selected private pharmacies in Thika and surrounding areas
  • Order corresponding supplies such as drugs, clinical items and other pharmaceutical items from approved vendor(s) and sponsor organization(s).
  • Ensure drug logs and inventory are maintained to assure adequate and supplies
  • Support and promote the safe and ethical use of investigational drugs
  • Develop standard operating procedures for the study management as per study protocols.
  • Perform other functions as requested by the supervisor

Education and Experience

  • Degree in pharmacy from PPB accredited institution
  • Must be enrolled with the Pharmacy & Poisons Board and in a professional association
  • At least three years’ experience
  • Experience working in clinical research setting is an added advantage
  • Experience and knowledge of private pharmacy practice

Terms of Employment

Employment is a one year renewable contract with a probation period for the first 3 months.

Salary is negotiable within the appropriate grade depending on education, experience and demonstrated competency.

How to Apply

All applicants must meet each selection criteria detailed in the minimum requirements.

  • Must include a current CV with names of at least 2 referees.
  • Must include copies of academic and professional certificates.

A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of documents listed above should be sent to: not later than 21st July, 2022.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.