GOVERMENT PHARMACIST: GRADE 1-3:

POST 10/77 : REF NO: H/P/22
SALARY : Grade 1: R639 372 per annum (OSD)
Grade 2: R751 026 per annum (OSD)
Grade 3: R821 205 per annum (OSD)
CENTRE : Medpharm, Bloemfontein


REQUIREMENTS : B Pharm degree, Registration with the South African Pharmacy Council as
Pharmacist, Appropriate experience in Drug Supply management as well as
experience in computerized system. Experience: Pharmacist Grade 1: None
after registration with the SAPC as a Pharmacist in respect of South African
qualified employees. One-year relevant experience after registration as
Pharmacist with recognized a foreign Health Professional Council in respect of
foreign qualified employees, of whom it is not required to perform Community
Service, as required in South Africa. Pharmacist Grade 2: Minimum of 5 years
after registration a Pharmacist with the SAPC as a Pharmacist of South Africa
(HPCSA) in respect of South African qualified employees. Minimum of 6 years’
relevant experience after registration as Pharmacist with a recognized foreign
Health Professional Council in respect of foreign qualified employees, of whom
it is not required to perform Community Service, as required in South Africa.
Pharmacist Grade 3: Minimum of 13 years after registration as a Pharmacist
with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) in respect of
South African qualified employees. Minimum of 14 years’ relevant experience
after registration as a Pharmacist with a recognized foreign Health Professional
Council in respect of foreign qualified employees, of whom it is not required to
perform Community Service, as required in South Africa. Knowledge And
Skills: Appropriate post registration experience.


DUTIES : Ensure availability of pharmaceuticals/medicines through effective and efficient
bid and quotation process. Render a comprehensive, professional and quality
pharmaceutical service in the form of support, assistance, execution of duties
and performing of acts, in line with relevant policies, standard operational
procedures and legislation. Management of all pharmaceutical addendums.
Effective management of Human Resources. Ensure effective and efficient
stock management. Do follow ups on outstanding orders and ensuring
compliance from suppliers. Service in ad hoc committees, eg Provincial
Pharmaceutical and Therapeutic Committee and Drug Supply Management
Committee to give support and to assist in achieving departmental goals.
Professional development and training.


ENQUIRIES : Mr TW Khetsekile, Tel No: (051) 411 0578


APPLICATIONS : To Be Send To: The Chief Executive Officer, Medpharm, P O Box 7622
Bloemfontein, 9300.
FOR ATTENTION : Mr T April

CLOSING DATE : 06 April 2021
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on new Z83 form. “Applicants are advised that
until 31 December 2020 the current application for employment (Z83) form will
be applicable, however from 1 January 2021, a new application for employment
(Z83) form will be effective. Should an individual wish to apply for a post on or
after 1 January 2021, he/she will be required to submit the new application for
employment form which can be downloaded at www.dpsa.gov.za-vacancies.
From 1 January 2021 should an application be received using the incorrect
application for employment (Z83), it will not be considered.” The fully completed
and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated,
comprehensive CV as well as recently certified copies of all qualification(s),
academic records including a Senior certificate and ID-document [Driver’s
license where applicable]. The certification must be within six (6 months as at
the advert closing date. Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit
Holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence Permits to their
applications. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be
accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification
Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned
requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered. The
Department does not accept applications via fax or email. Failure to submit all
the requested documents will result in the application not being considered.
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not
been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this
advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable
candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record,
qualification verification and employment verification). Where applicable,
candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. Successful candidates
will be appointed on a probation period of 12 months. The Department reserves
the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post. The successful
candidate will be expected to sign a performance agreement. The Department
of Health is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The employment
decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department.
It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability)
through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer / promotion /
appointment will promote representativity in line with the numerical targets as
contained in our Employment Equity Plan.

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