Access to essential drugs is one of the major concerns for Médecins Sans Frontières. Pharmacists are responsible for managing the order, supply, inventory and distribution of drugs and medical supplies to Médecins Sans Frontières-supported clinics and hospitals.

Ensuring compliance with national rules and regulations is vital. As a Pharmacist, you may be asked to evaluate the availability and quality of drugs being considered for local purchase, work with government officials on supply chain issues, and consider how to store medicines in challenging under-resourced locations.


  • Relevant qualification as a pharmacist
  • Recent work experience in a hospital environment
  • Ability to manage supply and ensure stock control
  • Ability to implement processes that ensure availability and quality of locally purchased drugs
  • Available to work infield for a minimum of 9 months


  • Knowledge of HIV, TB and treatment of tropical diseases


Please apply if your skills and experience match essential criteria for working overseas, and the requirements for the role you're interested in. Allow approximately 1 hour to complete to application.

All Australian and New Zealand field worker applications are processed through our Sydney office.

Before starting the application, please prepare the following:

  1. CV 
  2. Motivation letter
  3. Skills Assessment Form

Use our guide on how to write a CV (below) to help you prepare your application.

If you’re not yet ready to apply, you can stay up-to-date by registering for recruitment updates including information on upcoming recruitment events.

Meet some of our pharmacists