IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a PHARMACY MANAGER for our Edmonton, AB client.


Our client’s Pharmacies are owned by Pharmacists. Our client offers a deeper level of care, brought to you by independent pharmacy owners that are a part of the local community.

Our clients dedicated teams of owners, pharmacists and support staff are passionate about providing patient care that improves personal health and strengthens the broader community.

The Pharmacy Manager is responsible for the following duties and responsibilities and must report to the principles.

The Pharmacy Manager must not permit anyone other than other pharmacists to influence the operations of the dispensary in any way that would contravene any legislation pertaining to pharmacy practice, the Standards of Practice or the Code of Ethics.

This role requires a self-motivated team player who has strong leadership skills, is proficient in oral communication and who is task oriented and thrives on working with others.

You will assume the responsibility for the day-to-day operations in serving this pharmacy’s community. You will also Lead the Pharmacy Team in providing customer service to both clients and health care providers as well as developing business plans, managing and developing relationships with all current and potential customers, inventory and budget management, as well as human resources management.


Ensure that the pharmacy has enough staff to meet the workload.

Hire and terminate the employment of pharmacy staff.

Ensure that all pharmacy staff members are adequately trained and aware of their duties and responsibilities.

Evaluate the performance of other pharmacy staff members to ensure that they are working within their scope and fulfilling the duties and responsibilities expected of them.

Periodically meet with each staff member to discuss his or her appraisal.

Make recommendations and follow-up with appropriate praise and constructive criticism.

Make work schedules and distribute them to each staff member.

Hold periodic staff meetings to discuss the operations of the pharmacy and receive feedback and comments from other staff members.


Control the inventory level of the dispensary.

Establish a quality improvement program which includes defining quality and standards, assessing performance, determining compliance, taking corrective action if necessary and making the necessary changes to continuously improve the efficiency and success of the pharmacy.

Review all drug errors.  Make changes to the policies and procedures of the pharmacy to decrease the chance of making drug errors.

Take all necessary loss prevention measures.

Act as a team leader.

Deal with all customer complaints that cannot be handled by another staff member.

Act as “responsible affiliate” and perform necessary duties as outlined in the Health Information Act.

Ensure that all staff members and the dispensary operate and appear professionally.

Act as a preceptor to pharmacy students and interns.

Perform all other duties and responsibilities of a staff pharmacist.


Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy (Bpharm)

Pharmacy Examining Boards of Canada Certification

Must have Additional Prescribing Authorization (APA)

Must have PRAC ID

Must have Administering Injections and Immunization Course and experience

Must have extensive clinical programs experience and the ability to work with addictions and inner city clientele

You are a licensed Pharmacist with management experience – minimum 2 years of management experience

Home Health Care experience is an asset

Front Store experience is an asset Working knowledge of pharmacy computer systems and are willing to work flexible hours

Superior leadership and customer service skills and are a detail oriented, self-motivated team player

Good communication skills

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Word Document to



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