Pharmacy Technician (Senior) - 109020

Pharmacy Pharmacy Technicians Doha Qatar


3 Year Contract job opportunities for international medical professionals to work in a destination which if one of the worlds next big hot spots, the host country of the FIFA World Cup 2022.

Qatar's premier non-profit health care provider in Doha, strives to recruit only the best international medical professionals for vacancies now available. The hospital group is the main provider of secondary & tertiary healthcare in Qatar and one of the leading hospital providers in the Middle East. 

Candidates from all countries are invited to apply


3 year Single and family contracts available.


Tax free basic salary. From 6800 QAR up to 12375 QAR per month.  Offered according to experience.

12375 QAR is +/- 2660 GBP, 2900 EUR, 3300 USD, 46 000 South-African Rand. Salary paid in QAR. 

Free fully furnished accommodation provided.

Transport allowance of 1250 QAR per month added to your basic salary. 

Free "round trip" (to and from home country) flight tickets on joining, annual leave, and on repatriation. For those with family contract offered this will be also be applicable for your family (wife and up to 3 children up to 18 years old).

40 days paid annual vacation days.

End of Service Award (at end of contract) which is one month's salary for each year worked.



The benefits outlined here are those that apply to most employees. Salary offer packages are determined by the employer.Global Medical Recruiting can assist the applicant with salary offer negotiations with the employer,  but in the end the final salary package offered is at the sole discretion of the employer and not of Global Medical Recruiting.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Education: (FULL TIME STUDIES ONLY)

A recognized two (2) year pharmacy Technician program.


Required certification/licensure:

Valid Primary License from the country of origin if applicable AND should be eligible for license in the State of Qatar within the Supreme Council of Health.



Three (3) years licensed experiences at hospital pharmacy 

of which at least 1 years’ experience MUST be position of SUPERVISING other technicians


Language Skills:

Fluent in English - Oral and Written.


Position Summary:

  • The Pharmacy Technician supports the pharmacist in their role as a medicines manager through performing a wide range of medicine distribution supply roles including the secure storage, assembly, repackaging and manufacturing of medicines for dispensing to patients, their carers and other healthcare professionals.
  • The senior pharmacy technician title reflects that they will be able to operate with a high degree of technical skill and can be relied to perform technically demanding duties to a high level of skill with minimal supervision e.g. consistently high levels of accuracy, high level of manual dexterity, skilled trainer of other staff. They may also be the line supervisor for the pharmacy technicians within an operational section of the Pharmacy.
  • In addition for being accountable for the effective use of the pharmacy technicians they may also be responsible for the training and development of pharmacy technicians in their section of the pharmacy.
  • Senior Pharmacy Technicians perform tasks that do not require a Pharmacists skills or privileges.
  • Pharmacy Technicians always work under the supervision of a licensed Pharmacist.


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Medicine Distribution
  • Patient care
  • Medicines Information
  • Continuing Personal Development
  • Teamwork and Professional Collaboration


Main Tasks & Responsibilities:

Medicine Distribution:

  • Understand and adhere to Qatar Medicine laws and regulations
  • Works according to Employer’s policies and standard operating procedures and consults with a pharmacist if that is not possible due to unusual circumstances
  • Works with new technologies to automate and improve the safety of medicines distribution
  • Take responsibility for the standard of their own work ensuring that medicines are dispensed to in-patients and out-patients in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Always demonstrates personal accuracy when dispensing and when checking the work of others in a wide range of settings (inpatients, outpatient, controlled drugs, extemporaneous preparation and IV preparation).
  • Assembles medications for inpatient and out-patient orders including refills and the replenishment of floor stocks and refilling of automated drug cabinets
  • Aseptic assembly of medications for parenteral administration
  • Compounding of non-sterile formulations
  • Monitor the storage and utilization of medicine inventory in the stores, dispensary and on the wards to ensure efficient use.


Patient care:

  • Ensure that physician orders have been verified by a pharmacist before dispensing and assembly.
  • Identify and resolve common problems with medication orders (incomplete order, expired order).


Medicines information:

  • Effective use of readily available reference sources (paper and electronic) if they have any doubts or concerns regarding medication orders.
  • Support pharmacists by undertaking basic product research.


Continuing professional development:


Teamwork and Professional Collaboration:

  • Participate in the pharmacy shift system for their facility.
  • Demonstrate strong teamwork and an ability to work effectively with people of different professions and at different levels.
About the Employer

Qatar’s national healthcare delivery system is rapidly developing. Here, you will have the opportunity to team with the best and the brightest professionals in healthcare and to provide world class patient care service for the population. This medical group has one of the biggest workforce in Qatar, with more than 2 million people living and working in Qatar, this diverse and exciting organization has more than 90 different nationalities working to deliver the best care always to their patients and the Qatar community.

Since its establishment the healthcare provider rapidly developed medical facilities capable of providing state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of disease.  It currently manages 12 hospitals – 9 specialist hospitals and 3 community hospitals – as well as the National Ambulance Service and home and residential care services.

More about Qatar:

Qatar is the host country of the FIFA World Cup 2022 and listed as the richest country in the world by Forbes.

Qatar is home to many expats who relocated here for work and those drawn to its life of luxury, this is most evident in the capital city Doha.

Doha is located on the coast of the Persian Gulf in the east of Qatar.

Doha has awesome attractions. You will be able to experience adventure, buzzing nightlife, culture or relaxation. Qatar does not only offer the most amazing desert landscapes but also stunning beautiful beaches beautiful beaches to enjoy.