This pharmacy manager opportunity is nothing short of ‘Electrifying!’

Young woman pharmacist desinfecting hands with sanitazer

As the first town in all of Canada to use electric streetlights, Peterborough came about its past nickname of “The Electric City” very honestly. Nowadays, it’s known as “The Gateway to the Kawarthas,” and it’s one of the province’s most beautiful areas. From gorgeous lakes and forested areas to great eateries, breweries, and places to shop, Peterborough is a popular place to live for a good reason, and if you’re looking for the chance to live and work there for the next year, RPI Consulting Group has the opportunity for you!

A Pharmacy Manager is needed

Our client owns and operates an independent pharmacy located in the heart of downtown Peterborough, and they’re looking to hire an experienced pharmacy manager to work a 1-year contract to cover a maternity leave. This contract will commence on November 1 and run until October 31, 2022, although there is a chance that it will be extended or even made permanent, depending on the status of the pharmacy’s usual manager. The pharmacy operates Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 6:00pm; Saturdays 11:00am to 4:00pm; and closed Sunday. You’ll be expected to work every Monday to Friday and one Saturday per month, and you’ll have an experienced team of staff pharmacists and RPhTs working under you. This opportunity pays $61 per hour, with performance-based bonuses also on the table.

Your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Supervise and provide ongoing guidance and direction to staff
  • Responsible for hiring new staff (if required)
  • Accountable for the financial and operational success of the pharmacy
  • Prepare, dispense and control medications accurately and in a timely manner
  • Ensure medication and over-the-counter supplements inventory levels is adequate to meet patients’ needs
  • Engage with patients in a friendly and positive manner at all times
  • Create awareness and educate customers through public relations (public health days, clinics, etc.)
  • Identify and report sales opportunities both internally and externally

Your qualifications should include:

  • Licensed to practice pharmacy in Ontario
  • Registered and in good standing with the Ontario College of Pharmacists
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a retail pharmacy environment
  • Strong verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong employee management skills and the ability to motivate and coach others as required
  • Excellent customer service skills and a strong sense of professionalism
  • Proven ability to build the business using community-based marketing strategies
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong personal computing skills, and extensive knowledge of Kroll

This is your opportunity to work and live in one of the truly great cities in Ontario for a year – and possibly more! If you think you’d fit this job perfectly, contact our team of experienced Account Managers today, or email your resumé to

Phone: 416-850-9809; Toll-Free: 1-866-505-3383


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