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Relief Assistant Pharmacy Manager

Requisition ID:  171014 

Career Group:  Pharmacy Careers 

Job Category:  Retail - Floater 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: British Columbia 

City: Saanichton

Location: Floater-BC 

Postal Code: V8M 1Z7 


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.


In addition to the regular responsibilities of a relief pharmacist, the Relief Assistant Pharmacy Manager is responsible for overseeing the performance of other relief pharmacists. This oversight is to ensure Relief Pharmacists are offering services in a quality manner that supports the goals and values of Sobeys National Pharmacy Group. Also, the Relief Assistant Pharmacy Manager  is responsible within their assigned territory to guide their direct reports in achieving overall excellence in the areas of patient focused care, customer service, workflow efficiencies, and professional clinical services. Finally, through coaching and feedback, the Relief Assistant Pharmacy Manager actively contributes to a positive and productive work environment.

Job Description

• Communicate regularly with direct reports to ensure all are meeting job responsibilities and are acting in compliance with regulatory and corporate policies, standards, and values.

• Act as a liaison between Relief Pharmacists, the Relief Coordinator, and Pharmacy District Managers.

• Connecting with relief in person (some travel required) and virtual, as needs require.

• Completing Mid Year and Year End Performance Reviews for direct reports

• Reviewing and approving expense reports for direct reports

• Hosting regular team calls to ensure their direct reports are up to dare on all corporate training and communications as require

Job Requirements

• Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from a recognized institution

• Must be a Licensed Pharmacist in the province of responsibility

• Injection Certification required

• Previous experience in a pharmacy setting required

• Previous experience as a Relief Pharmacist preferre

• Above average communication skills (both oral and written)

• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

• Self-directed and able to work independently to meet strict deadlines

• Ability to be a team player in a fast-paced environment

• Reliable mode of transportation

• Ability and desire to use new communication tools.

• Ability to work efficiently

• Flexibility in scheduling

While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.

We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.