OTC Consultant Jobs

  • Full Time
  • Pretoria, South Africa

Govnet Recruits

Minimum Requirements:


  • Grade 12 / Matric – Mathematics HG, Life Science and or Physical Science and obtained at least an average of 50%


Job Specification:

  • The re-packaging of medicine;
  • The distribution and control of stock of Schedule 1 to Schedule 5 medicines or scheduled substances; and
  • The provision of information to individuals in order to promote health.
  • The sale of Schedule 1 medicines or scheduled substances
  • Capture patient details accurately and verify the patient’s details on the system.
  • Ensure accurate picking/packing/labeling and checking of medication
  • Give accurate instructions to the patients regarding the correct use of medicine supplied.
  • Keep abreast of changes in medical aid procedures and requirements for claims and dispensing.
  • Ensure that all medications, are checked for accuracy by a pharmacist and signed
  • Assist the re-packaging of medicine.
  • Advice and assist patients at the dispensary, self-medication counter and front-shop.
  • Follow up with patients regarding script tracking reports as requested by the dispensary manager and follow up appointments.
  • Explain all medical aid costs to patients.
  • Provide information to individuals in order to promote health.
  • Process all paperwork necessary for the accurate submission of claims to medical aids.
  • Correct errors on scripts rejected by medical aid.
  • Report on low – / out of stock levels and stock errors to the dispensary manager.
  • Receive dispensary stock in accordance with the standard operating procedures set out by the company



  • English and 2nd language – Read, write and speak.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Deadline driven


  • Retail FMCG
  • Drug and family planning and complementary medicine.
  • 3rd

Special conditions of employment:

  • South African citizen or valid work permit
  • Willing to work Retail Hours in a controlled room temp, security, limited space, health and safety, risk stock
  • Physically Fit – standing for long hours
  • MIE, clear criminal and credit
  • Driver’s license and/or own reliable transport


Remuneration and benefits:

  • Market-related salary
  • Medical aid
  • Provident fund
  • Staff account

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