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SIDRA4126 - Pharmacist - Regulatory Affairs & Drug Supply Expediter

Department: Pharmacy Div
Division: Outpatient Clinic Dept
Contract Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 11-May-2017
Organizational Profile:

Sidra Medicine is a state of the art academic medical center that will function to the level of the highest international standards. Its clinical focus is on the specialty care of women and children.

Sidra’s Vision is: “Sidra Medicine will be a beacon of learning, discovery and exceptional care, ranked among the top medical centers in the world”.

Achieving this vision will encompass three essential activities:

World Class: Patient and Family Centered Care Health Education Biomedical Discovery

Once fully operational by mid-2018, Sidra Medicine will handle 275,000 outpatient appointments, 11,000 procedures, 100,000 emergency attendances and deliver over 9,000 babies per year, adding capacity to a rapidly growing population and delivering world-class specialist care.

The hospital will include 10 operating theatres, 400 beds, 100 percent single rooms with a private bathroom, a birthing center and an emergency department.

Department: The Department of Pharmacy provides world class pharmaceutical care to a diverse patient base of women and children of both local and international origin. Our expert staff is dedicated to the provision of world class specialized pediatric and maternal health pharmaceutical care in an empathetic and caring clinical environment.  We provide the highest level of care in both inpatient and ambulatory settings in a 400 bed facility utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and technologies.
Job Summary: The Pharmacist – Regulatory Affairs & Drug Supply Expediter is responsible for documenting and tracking all regulatory approvals processes for requested non registered medications and for following up on all purchased medications orders until Medications are released from the airport and/or received at Sidra Warehouses within the scope of Sidra Drug Supply – Pharmacy Division
Key Role Accountabilities:
  • Manages regulatory affair process of SDS in coordination with MOPH drug control department and airport release department.

  • Verifies the Quality control process of the imported medications in coordination with airport release department.

  • Leads the transition between medication purchasing process and medication receiving process.

  • Manages the Sidra exported medication airport release process

  • Manages the expediting process on Lawson and leads related vendors’ communication

  • Updates SDS committee with unforeseen delays that will impact the pharmacy operations and provides relevant mitigation plans.

  • Manages supplies delivery plan and coordinates with vendors to respond to Sidra consumption fluctuations

  • Serves as a member of the SDS committee

  • Examines, researches, enters data, files and gathers related information necessary to track the medication deliveries time line.

  • Ensures confidentiality is maintained at all times, for example concerning issues of business sensitivity, personnel information and patient confidentiality.

  • Undertakes any other duties applicable to the grade/post as required.

  • Adheres to Sidra’s standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies

  • Adheres to and promotes Sidra’s Values


  • In view of the evolving needs and opportunities within Sidra, this position may be required to perform other duties as assigned and reporting relationships may vary.

Essential Requirements:
  • BSc Pharmacy
  • 7+ years’ Experience in GCC in pharmaceuticals supply expediting and or in pharmaceuticals regulatory affairs

  • Licensed in Pharmacy in country of origin
  • Strong cultural intelligence and teamwork competencies

  • Strong knowledge of regulatory affairs in Qatar

  • Ability to keep and retrieve records.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite

  • Fluency in written and spoken Arabic & English
Sidra’s Organizational Values:
  • Trust: Being competent; acting consistently, reliably and predictably; acting with honesty and integrity; respecting patient, employee and commercial confidentiality; delivering on commitments
  • Care: Acting with empathy, kindness and compassion; being humble; listening and responding; acting with cultural sensitivity; Caring for patients and staff
  • Teamwork: Sharing information and knowledge and learning from demonstrated expertise; being respectful, and thereby earning respect of others; acting with professionalism; leading and following; collaborating and being accessible
  • Transparency: Frequent and honest communication; open access to information for decision making; willingly acknowledge shortcomings; speaking up about concerns; publishing performance indicators
  • Innovation: Freedom to innovate; welcoming ideas and encouraging creativity; supporting talent; creating confidence; celebrating successes
  • Efficiency: Providing measurable value; using data to drive decision making; having and achieving clear goals; building processes that work; continuously improving outcomes in patient and family care
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