Pharmacy Manager


Pharmacy Manager

Life Rosepark Hospital
Pharmacy Manager

A vacancy exists for a Pharmacy Manager based at Life Rosepark Hospital and Life Pasteur Hospital (Bloemfontein- Free State) reporting to the Hospital Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading, managing, coordinating and monitoring the pharmacy services within the Hospital in line with hospital and company strategic objectives relating to growth, efficiency, quality and people.

Critical Outputs

Effective governance and medication risk management

  • Implement Pharmacy best operating practice related to medication safety management
  • Ensure compliance with SAPC, DOH and LHC legal and professional standards

Effective quality management

  • Drive the Antimicrobial Stewardship and Clinical Pharmacy Programs in the hospital
  • Drive the implementation of and compliance to the LHC quality management system
  • Achieve required customer service levels and drive continuous improvement

Effective financial and asset management

  • Achieve hospital budgeted financial measures relating to pharmacy
  • Actively manage the utilization and cost of sales of pharmaceuticals in line with budget
  • Implement LHC pharmaceutical product conversion and cost saving opportunities
  • Build effective working relationships with doctors and the multifunctional hospital team
  • Drive identified growth and efficiency initiatives
  • Achieve stock targets

Effective people management

  • Demonstrate visible leadership aligned to the company values, operating model and strategy
  • Recruit, retain, motivate and develop pharmacy staff
  • Provide direction and inspire positive work behaviour in the team
  • B.Pharm / Dip.Pharm, and current registration with the South African Pharmacy Council
  • At least 5 years private hospital experience
  • Understanding of relevant legislation, operating structures and relationships within a hospital environment
  • Proven leadership and people management experience
  • Computer proficiency (MS office)
  • Pass Verification assessment (i.e., Criminal check, ect.)



  • Strategic thinking
  • Leading by example
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience, drive and energy
  • Engaging diversity
  • Influencing skills
  • Business insight
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships and networking
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Motivating and developing people

Esmarelda Benade

051 505 5519
Closing date
Friday, June 18, 2021

*We will no longer be accepting hand delivered CV’s

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of the closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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Life Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.


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