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E-drug: Vacancies: International Consultant Positions - Cambodia
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Dear Colleagues,

I've been requested by the Ministry of Health, National Centre for Parasitology 
Enotomology and Malaria Control, as the Principal Recipient for Global Fund to 
Fight AIDS TB and Malaria (GFATM) under their Single Stream of Funding (SSF) 
Malaria Grant, to post the below advertisement for two international short and 
long term consultancy positions for your kind attention. Please respond 
according to instructions provided in the announcement.

Thanks and best wishes,
William

William Mfuko
Technical Officer – Essential Medicines and Pharmaceutical Policies
WHO Representative Office in Cambodia
P.O. Box 1217
#177-179, Street 51 (Pasteur) and 254
Sangkat Chak Tomouk, Khan Daun Penh
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Tel: +855 23 216 610 / 216 942 / 212 228
Fax: +855 23 216 211
Mobile: +855 12 91 77 55
Email: mfukow@wpro.who.int or wcmfuko@yahoo.com
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 Announcement 
Background 
The National Center for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control (CNM), a 
department of the Cambodia Ministry of Health (MoH) was recently approved to 
participate in the Affordable Medicines Facility-malaria (AMFm), an innovative 
financing mechanism for artemisinin-combination therapies (ACTs), hosted by the 
Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM).

The Department of Drugs and Food (DDF) within the MoH is the lead agency for 
assuring the quality and efficacy of essential malaria medicines.  As a 
Sub-Sub-Recipient, the DDF will support efforts to a) eliminate banned oral 
artemisinin based monotherapies, counterfeit and sub-standard malaria drugs 
from the marketplace and b) strengthen the national pharmacovigilance system. 

The DDF is recruiting:
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1. International Short Term Consultant - � Drug Inspection: Expected to develop 
training materials and train central level inspectors from the DDF on the 
systematic and structured inspection of drug outlets and health facilities, 
methods of combating counterfeit medicines and enforcement of the bans on oral 
artemisinin based monotherapies. The consultant will also be expected to 
conduct a Training of Trainers (ToT) so the newly developed training materials 
and methodologies can be passed on from the central level to be utilized by 
provincial authorities.
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Location: Department of Drugs and Food (DDF) of Ministry of Health, Phnom Penh, 
Cambodia; Duration: 2 months.

Qualifications and Experience
- Graduate/postgraduate degree in pharmacy or related field.
- Minimum 10 years professional experience related to pharmaceutical inspection 
and regulation, especially in the private sector. 
- Experience in developing training materials and conducting Training of 
Trainers (ToT)
- Knowledge and understanding of the public and private pharmaceutical sectors 
in Cambodia.
- Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to 
communicate effectively with stakeholders in the public and private sectors.
- Excellent written and verbal skills in English;
- Proficiency in Khmer would be an advantage;
- Knowledge and an understanding of the public and private pharmaceutical 
sector in Cambodia would be an added advantage; and
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. 

2. International Long-Term Assistant � Pharmacovigilance (PV): Expected to 
support establishment of a robust pharmacovigilance system in Cambodia, 
including conducting a critical assessment and evaluation of the current status 
of the PV Center, guiding the development and implementation of PV activities 
in Cambodia, supporting training/workshops on PV, and establishing tools for 
PV.� 

Location: Department of Drugs and Food (DDF) of Ministry of Health, Phnom Penh, 
Cambodia; Duration: 21 months

Qualifications and Experience
- Graduate/postgraduate pharmacy degree or in related field.
- Minimum 10 years professional experience related to PV. 
- Experienced in preparing training materials and conducting trainings.
- Experience conducting critical assessments and evaluations related to PV.
- Excellent written and verbal skills in English;
- Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to 
communicate effectively, working with government and private sector 
stakeholders;
- Proficiency in Khmer would be an advantage;
- Knowledge and an understanding of the public and private pharmaceutical 
sector in Cambodia would be an added advantage; and
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook 

3. Clinical Supervisor: Expected to assist and support the development and 
implementation of suitable mechanisms for the detection, assessment, 
understanding, documentation and prevention of adverse drug reactions and any 
other drug-related problems. 
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Location: Department of Drugs and Food (DDF) of Ministry of Health, Phnom Penh, 
Cambodia; Duration: 2years (Option of contract renewal for a further period of 
1 year or more)

Qualifications and experience
Cambodian national
Medical doctor with at least 2 years work experience in public or private 
hospital;
Excellent written and verbal skills in Khmer and English;
Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to 
communicate effectively, working with government and private sector officials; 
and
Knowledge in and understanding of (a) pharmacovigilance; (b) the health sector 
in Cambodia; and (c) advocacy for change, e.g. promoting ADRs reporting by 
stakeholders in the health sector is an advantage. 
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Interested-qualified applicants should submit a CV and a cover letter that 

a) clearly demonstrates how the applicant meet the qualifications and 
experience requirements as indicated in the Term of Reference (ToR) (to be 
requested separately as per below instructions), 
b) states salary history and salary expectations, and 
c) earliest starting date on or before Wednesday, February 16, 2011 to the 
attention of H.E. Dr. Duong Socheat, Director of CNM Office. Please submit by 
email to CNM.Recruitment@gmail.com or by courier to #372, Monivong Blvd., 
Corner Street 322, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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For further information on each post, including full Terms of Reference, please 
contact Mr. Un Chan Thou, Procurement Officer by email:
CNM.Recruitment@gmail.com or phone 012 654 217.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for an interview.�
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