You are highly qualified and would like to work in GERMANY?
The International Placement Service (ZAV) supports foreign skilled workers in finding suitable job
opportunities in Germany. We are member in the network of European Employment Services EURES –
We place our services at your disposal without charge!
We are looking for PHARMACISTS (M/F)
for a family-run pharmacy
in Menden and Iserlohn, North Rhine-Westphalia
North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) is a diversity state, where industrial and rural
regions lie very close to each other. Discover the metropolitan area in the heart of
Europe, with a strong economy and countless leisure time facilities.
NRW is thrilling! www.land.nrw/en
• Develope pharmaceutical formulations
• Sell pharmaceutical products
• Advise clients
• completed studies in pharmacy and permission to work as pharmacist, both in an EU member
• work experience is desirable
• German language skills, ideally not less than B1-level
• High motivation in acquiring German language skills. Interest in living and working in Germany
• further desirable: driving licence category B (car)
Preconditions for “Approbation” (recognition and permission to work as pharmacist) in
Germany apart from completed studies:
• Recognition/“approbation” in Germany is necessary; assistant positions are possible during this
recognition and language learning process.
• Main criteria other than your university degree is a profound knowledge of German: General
Level B2 – Medical language C1
• EURES Germany will advise you on application for recognition and approbation and language
ZAV Internationaler Personalservice NRW, Karl-Harr-Str. 5, 44263 Dortmund, Deutschland
www.zav.de/arbeiten-in-deutschland | www.make-it-in-germany.com
The employer and the region:
• Family-run enterprise with 3 pharmacies and more than 50 employees
• Located in Menden and Iserlohn in North Rhine-Westphalia
• Leadership positions are possible at a long-term cooperation. All employees benefit from job
• The pharmacies are very modern and all equipped with commissioning machines (Rowa)
• About the region: Menden and Iserlohn are located in the Sauerland and have ca. 60.000 and
111.000 inhabitants. They are at a 15 min Distance to each other. Menden and Iserlohn are
about 30-40 min distance to the Ruhr area with bigger cities like Dortmund. The Region offers
various leisure time activities, lakes for swimming, sailind and fishing, biking and as well skiing
in the winter.
• From Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Cologne and other airports several times a week cheap flights to
Employer’s support of your first steps in NRW with relocation services:
• Payment: paid at least according to collective agreement for pharmacists www.adexaonline.
• International colleagues in the team, providing experience with the recognition of foreign
degrees in Germany.
• Support in relocation, assistance in administrative matters, etc. The employer offers
accommodation and provides a car if needed
• A first job interview is possible via Skype/ telephone.