PEOPLES DRUG MART Professional Services Coordinator Full Time in Burnaby, BC


Branch Burnaby BC CA

Professional Services Coordinator
Burnaby, BC

Develop relationships, build business development opportunities & negotiate terms with pharmaceutical manufacturers….

Title: Professional Services Coordinator
Location: Burnaby – directly off of Highway One
Company: Peoples Drug Mart
Position Fill Date: As soon as possible
How to Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to jobpostings (at) peoplesdrugmart.com
or directly on our website at www.peoplesdrugmart.com

About the Opportunity

A rare opportunity has arisen for a bright and ambitious Pharmaceutical Services Coordinator to join one of BC’s top retail organizations.

Peoples Drug Mart is a well-known group of over 45 independent and locally owned pharmacies across British Columbia. As a BC born and bred organization, this company is one which promotes our local BC economy and makes a real difference in our communities.

For 40 years Peoples Drug Mart has proven themselves to be a stable and sturdy employer where employees can rely on a happy and productive working environment which caters towards fun-loving and team oriented individuals. There is rarely a day without laughter in the office and turn-over is exceptionally low. If you are looking for a familial environment with coworkers who you can rely on and relax with, this is the place for you.

About the Work

Reporting directly into the Chief Executive Officer, you will find yourself as the head of the professional services departments. From a day-to-day perspective, this is a job with incredible variety. You will not find yourself producing reports for weeks on end, nor will you find yourself constantly in meetings or caught up in red tape. Rather, this is an opportunity for a Pharmacist who has a desire to advance the profession and help our stores capture innovative opportunities. We are looking for someone who loves variety, enjoys new challenge and digging into the detail.

Your key accountabilities within this role will include:

  • To develop and communicate new business strategies for implementation to increase Pharmacy Services, Rx counts, long term care business, OTC sales, & home health care.
  • To develop & implement strategies to aid stores in recruitment & retention of Pharmacists, Dispensary Assistants and Managers.
  • Visit all Peoples Drug Mart stores and Peoples Pharmacies once per year.
  • Design, create and implement innovative professional programs for the stores and professional departments in the stores to realize the mission of “Helping People Live Better Lives”.
  • Create and submit an annual Professional Services budget for inclusion in the annual budget to be approved by the Board of Directors.
  • Develop relationships, build business development opportunities & negotiate terms with pharmaceutical manufacturers.
  • Regular reporting and communication to key stakeholders
  • Ad-hoc duties as required by the CEO and Board of Directors

As a key player within this organization, your days will busy yet highly entertaining. You will never be able to describe your work as boring.

Who Will Excel in this Role

This position is best suited for a seasoned Pharmacist who has a keen interest in the profession and has strong interpersonal skills . Our office is known for our social behaviour – we like to play cards at lunch and enjoy treat day on Fridays! As such, you should be someone who is great at what they do but can also have fun and communicate well with the large numbers of people you will meet.

Ideally we are looking for someone who has:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a licensed Pharmacist in BC.
  • A keen eye for detail and an analytical mind
  • Experience in a retail organization
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Good job tenure displayed on your resume
  • Strong business skills and the ability to pick up new software
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Kroll, Telus Health and WinRx would be an asset.

If this sounds like you, do not hesitate to apply!

Compensation and Perks

We believe in compensating all employees fairly and competitively. As such annual wage will be compensated in accordance with each candidate’s unique experience.

In addition to you wages you will also enjoy:

  • A supportive and friendly working environment
  • MSP
  • Extended Health and Dental Benefits
  • Life Benefits
  • RRSP
  • Your birthday is always a holiday!
  • Plenty of social events such as: team building days, treat days, lunchtime card games and lunches on our outdoor patio
  • A fully stocked kitchen with free coffee, hot chocolate, tea and popcorn

How To Proceed

If you are interested in this role, please send your resume and cover letter to jobpostings (at) peoplesdrugmart.com or visit us on our website at www.peoplesdrugmart.com.

We regret that we will only be able to contact candidates who are shortlisted for this position but we thank everyone who submits an application for their interest in our organization. Please note that we are actively working to fill this role as soon as possible so do not delay sending in your application!

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Pharmacist: 5 years

Required license or certification:

  • BC Pharmacists License

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Burnaby, BC, CA
Posted on: 2016-11-01
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