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Pharmacy Manager Central Fill - Surrey, BC

Requisition ID:  113960 

Career Group:  Pharmacy Careers 

Job Category:  National Pharmacy 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: British Columbia (CA-BC) 

City: Surrey

Location: 4999 Central Fill Safeway 

Postal Code:  

Safeway grocery stores provide an exceptional food shopping experience to consumers from Vancouver, British Columbia to Thunder Bay, Ontario. We are the newest member of Sobeys Inc.’s retail food offering which serves the needs of Canadians with more than 1,500 stores in over 800 communities from coast-to-coast. Whether it's your first job or you're ready for a new challenge, we have a career to fit your life. Our commitment to delivering top quality products and superior service to our customers, and for giving back to the communities we serve has earned us a reputation as an employer of choice for those looking for an exciting career in food retail.



Sobeys Inc. currently has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Pharmacy Manager to join Sobeys, based out of our central-fill site (#4999) located in Surrey, British Columbia.


This central-fill location performs specialty compounding and packaging services for our network stores. With the use of packaging automation, the Pharmacy Manager will be directly involved in operational oversight of the packaging process and distribution logistics. The Manager is expected to engage fellow Pharmacy Managers as customers and facilitate any data transfer, trouble-shoot medication sourcing, and conduct quality assurance on the packaging systems. A strong comfort level with Kroll is preferred, as this site uses a unique central-fill module to process prescription information.


Other responsibilities include coaching and developing the pharmacy team to provide superior customer service to other internal pharmacy locations.  As the Manager you will participate in professional programs and collaborate with colleagues within the Pharmacy to provide excellent service levels.



Job Description



Manage packaging services for our network stores

Lead and provide support to the specialty compounding services and long-term care departments at Central Fill

Maintain operational oversight of the packaging process and distribution logistics

Conduct quality assurance on the packaging systems

Engage fellow Pharmacy Managers as customers

Facilitate data transfer and trouble-shoot medication sourcing

Role model, coach, and reinforce customer service expectations on a daily basis for all staff

Exceed internal customer expectations, respond to customers promptly and professionally

Provide leadership skills, superior judgement, decision making and commitment to pharmacy team

Create a coaching and development culture for all pharmacy employees which embraces a passion for health and wellness

Oversee pharmacy talent management including succession planning, orientation and training, performance management and compensation

Ensure the communication of operational requirements/changes and site vision to all employees

Responsible to adequately staff the site at all times, through effective and flexible scheduling

Responsible to ensure efficient operation of the business to achieve all financial targets and deliver on budgeted Key Performance Indicators

Manage pharmacy expenses, review and provide feedback to leader on expenses, sales and profitability

Work with leader to identify and capitalize on opportunities within the market, understand and respond to local market needs and competition

Responsible for ensuring that OH&S, and other regulatory requirements and procedures, are implemented and maintained


Job Requirements



Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from a recognized institution.

Must be a Licensed Pharmacist in the province of responsibility

Injection Certification

Previous Pharmacy Management experience is preferred

Strong comfort level working with Kroll software is preferred

Above average communication skills (oral and written)

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail






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