Pharmacist I - Thermo Fisher Scientific

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Pharmacist I - Thermo Fisher Scientific

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The Pharmacist Assistant is responsible for the safety, quality, and efficacy of all medicines within the premises. He or she ensures that all activities of that facility are completed, which often involves expediting the receiving and shipping of goods, and ensuring efficient, organized storage of products.

The candidate must be self-motivated, willing, and able to do whatever is required to meet our customers’ needs, have solid interpersonal skills, be a fast learner with the ability to adapt very quickly to change and get ahead of issues and problems.


The Pharmacist Assistant will, with limited supervision and with appropriate training on software tools and processes, be capable of coordinating time-sensitive cold chain shipments, process receipts and returns and perform inventory management activities relating to clinical trials. High levels of are required and the candidate must have the knowledge and confidence to identify areas for improvement and with limited oversight develop solutions to achieve our service goals.




  • Ensures that clinical supplies are received, stored, distributed, returned, and destroyed in accordance with Fisher Clinical Services approved Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs), policies, cGWP, cGDP and regulatory requirements.
  • Assist in maintaining the FCS South Africa Quality System in compliance with Fisher Clinical Services SOPs and policies by supporting all warehouse activities and operational functions related to correct and accurate document flow.
  • Adhere to Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) and other relevant documentation required by law and study protocols for specific projects.
  • To assist the Responsible Pharmacist or Deputy Responsible Pharmacist in implementation of changes to pharmacy plans, SOPs, and other relevant documentation.
  • Perform accurate data capturing and complete relevant paperwork of all operational activities performed.
  • To monitor and maintain the drug inventory on a regular basis and assist in investigation of internal and external non-conformances or complaints through to resolution.
  • To monitor drug storage conditions.
  • Participate in study-related training and development and achievement of the corporate goals and objectives.


Education / Experience Requirements:

  • Matric/Grade 12.
  • Registered as a Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant at the South African Pharmacy Council, SAPC.



Essential Skills and Attributes:

  • Detailed orientated.
  • Results driven.
  • A hands-on individual who can operate independently and with minimum supervision.
  • An analytical thinker, able to communicate in a clear and proactive manner.
  • Self-driven to meet project plan objectives in set timelines.
  • Well-spoken and presentable with high ethical standards.
  • Work well within a team.
  • Computer literate.
  • Adaptable.

Physical Requirements

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