Pharmacy Manager
New Zealand
31d ago

Working for Countdown isn't just about in-store opportunities. We're at the cutting edge of retail innovation, and this is supported by a reputable Manufacturing, Logistics and Corporate division including Construction, Property Management, Legal, IT, Finance, HR, Customer Service, Buying and Marketing.

Countdown is a great New Zealand Company providing our customers with quality, range and value. We are built on a passion for retail, dedication and a commitment to making our customers experience more enjoyable every time.

Countdown is seeking a self-motivated, enthusiastic and energetic person for the role of Pharmacy Manager.

Role Purpose :

  • To assume day to day managerial responsibility for the Pharmacy operation and team.
  • To ensure the Pharmacy is compliant with all statutory and professional requirements.
  • To act as the charge Pharmacist when on duty within the Pharmacy.
  • Key responsibilities include :

  • Organisation of staff and Pharmacist rotas to ensure the Pharmacy is suitably staffed during all opening hours.
  • To lead and motivate the Pharmacy team in delivering excellence in customer service.
  • Ensure that the Pharmacy is compliant with all requirements as detailed in the Medicines Act 1981, the Medicines Regulations 1984, the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975, Medicines control audit requirements, DHB requirements, Pharmacy Council notices and guidelines and all other relevant and appropriate requirements relating to the professional operation of a Pharmacy.
  • To assist customers of both the Pharmacy and the host Countdown store (where professional duties will allow) with their queries and product choices.
  • Deliver the highest possible standards of merchandising and display within the Pharmacy area, to reflect the professional nature of the operation and enhance the customer shopping experience.
  • Ensure that all Prescription only, Restricted and Pharmacy only medicines are sourced only from approved suppliers and are stored and sold only from within the registered Pharmacy area.
  • Participate fully in health campaigns that are either instigated locally by the DHB or other healthcare body or approved by the GDL Rx No1 Ltd. Company Board.
  • Develop a Pharmacy mission statement and quality improvement plan with your team
  • Ensure all initiatives meet appropriate statutory and other requirements
  • To complete any Assignments, Project Work or tasks as directed / assigned by your manager
  • To ensure the promotion of safe work practises and adherence to Company Health and Safety policies and procedures. All health and safety concerns, and all accidents, must be reported to the Departmental manager who, in turn, must report the same to the Health and Safety Department.
  • To be considered for this role you need to be able to meet the following selection criteria :

  • Tertiary qualification in BPham or similar degree
  • Registered Pharmacist with current APC
  • Experience Managing a Retail Pharmacy
  • Established within the local community coupled with a great reputation
  • Provides sound medical advice and solutions to customers People Management and Leadership
  • Organisation skills
  • Effective Communicator and Detail Conscious
  • Proactive and Self motivated
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Able to work autonomously and take responsibility for own workload
  • Team player
  • At Countdown, safety is a core value - countdown to zero is our mission of zero harm to our people, environment and community.

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