Global Pharmacy Advisor

Save the Children
  • Location
    Home Based / Global, United Kingdom
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Apply by
  • Posted
    Nov 16

Position description

Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the permanent Global Pharmacy Advisor in any Save the Children Office location. Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children, celebrating its 100 years in 2019 as a US$2bn dollar organisation with 25,000 staff in 117 countries – health and nutrition programs being the largest component of its global activity.


In 2018, we reached over 33 million children and carers globally with our Health & Nutrition services – including over a million cases benefiting from direct medical service provision by Save the Children staff. Last year, we procured nearly USD 20m worth of medicines and medical supplies globally and directly delivered medical services at 225 health facilities across 10 countries and provided technical assistance to 1944 MoH facilities in another 8 countries. We employed over 450 medical staff across 21 countries globally, including medical doctors and specialists, nurses, midwives, nutritionists, pharmacists and technicians.


One of our 2030 Ambitions is to inspire a breakthrough for child survival – that no child dies from preventable causes before their fifth birthday. This role will play an instrumental role in contributing to achieving this breakthrough by contributing to strengthen Save the Children’s pharmacy services globally.


As a core member of the medical team, the Global Pharmacy Advisor will lead on the pharmacy services workstream and will contribute to achieving the team’s 2019-21 strategic objectives by working across the following areas to enable safe and quality pharmacy services globally:


  • Technical inputs to develop/strengthen relevant policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Technical assistance to a portfolio of country programmes globally
  • Technical support to build capacity of SCI country, regional and global staff
  • Contribute to strengthen strategic relationships and partnerships
  • Contribute to strategic communications and technical publications


We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector with an option of flexible of working hours.

Application instructions

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at


We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.


All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.


Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.