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Sr. Manager, Pharmacy

Moncton, Canada Job ID JR0098366 Category Pharmacy Management Post Date Sep. 18, 2023

McKesson is an impact-driven, Fortune 10 company that touches virtually every aspect of healthcare. We are known for delivering insights, products, and services that make quality care more accessible and affordable. Here, we focus on the health, happiness, and well-being of you and those we serve – we care. What you do at McKesson matters. We foster a culture where you can grow, make an impact, and are empowered to bring new ideas. Together, we thrive as we shape the future of health for patients, our communities, and our people. If you want to be part of tomorrow’s health today, we want to hear from you.

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 12 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we're so much more than a distribution company. We've automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.

At McKesson Canada, you’ll help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Job Summary

The Sr. Manager, Pharmacy is responsible for overseeing the entire pharmacy clinical and operational teams, including pharmacy assistants/case workers, regulated pharmacy technicians, pharmacists, supervisors, and managers at the NB McKesson Specialty Pharmacy. The role has accountability for the overall performance and success of the pharmacy in alignment with the vision and priorities of Biopharma & Provider Solutions. The incumbent must have a passion for the business, solid clinical and operational experience and make a difference by leading and developing the specialty pharmacy team to build accountability, drive business results and provide exceptional patient care.

Section A - Responsibilities

  • Oversees the pharmacy operations and provides direction on pharmacy activities and projects within the NB pharmacy.

  • Leads the Pharmacy Team in the implementation and execution of department policies and procedures consistent with the organization's mission and care philosophy and in collaboration with other Specialty Pharmacy Managers nationally.

  • Participates in the planning and execution of the pharmacy’s goals and oversees the function of programs/services consistent with them.

  • Promotes and ensures that the highest quality of care is provided to patients and families.

  • Collaborates with other business units to grow the BPS division.

  • Demonstrates P&L accountability for dispensing revenue, margin, profitability and financial KPIs, including all operational expenses related to NB site.

  • Key responsibility for accurate monthly pharmacy inventory and reconciliation, compliance and process audits.

  • A/R accountabilities and collaborating with Finance on collections including manage payor audits to reduce and eliminate claw back risk.

  • Manage pharma partner activities at Pharmacy including client presentations, audits, tours.

  • People management responsibilities including performance management, talent recruitment, engagement and retention.

  • Provides leadership in key clinical therapeutic areas of ophthalmology, immunology, neurology and oncology.

  • A strong people leader that promotes collaboration and teamwork within the pharmacy and other business units, including co-located Distribution Centre.

  • Actively engages, collaborates and works on projects with other Sr. Pharmacy Managers as part of the overall Specialty Pharmacy organization.

  • Operate and promote behaviours that uphold McKesson i2Care and iLead principles.

  • Ensure company policies and regulatory standards are at the foremost of all activities and decisions.

  • Other duties as required.

Section B - Position Requirements

  • Licensed pharmacist in good standing with the College of Pharmacy in New Brunswick.

  • Previous experience in Specialty Pharmacy or related field.

  • 3-5 years of people and progressive pharmacy management experience.

  • Bilingualism (English/French) an asset.

  • Strong customer service skills to build networks and relationships locally with key physician leaders and the provincial health authority.

  • Ability to assess and understand financial reports and business reports.

  • Proficient in using Microsoft applications to present and manipulate data.

  • Possess strong working knowledge of Kroll and its capabilities.

  • Able to travel as business needs arise; possess a valid driver’s license.

  • Strong leadership skills, can lead, inspire, mentor, develop and guide a team.

  • A professional, confident and strategic relationship builder.

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.

  • Possess finesse to manage relationships internally and externally.

  • Positive, "can-do" attitude and customer focused approach.

  • Ability to influence with or without authority.

  • Exercises sound knowledge and good judgment.

  • Accountable and results oriented.


At McKesson, we care about the well-being of the patients and communities we serve, and that starts with caring for our people. That’s why we have a Total Rewards package that includes comprehensive benefits to supportphysical, mental, and financial well-being. Our Total Rewards offerings serve the different needs of our diverse employee population and ensure they are the healthiest versions of themselves. For more information regarding benefits at McKesson, pleaseclick here.

As part of Total Rewards, we are proud to offer a competitive compensation package at McKesson. This is determined by several factors, including performance, experience and skills, equity, regular job market evaluations, and geographical markets. In addition to base pay, other compensation, such as an annual bonus or long-term incentive opportunities may be offered.

Our Base Pay Range for this position

$84,000 - $140,000

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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McKesson is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants' needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

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