Job Opportunity: Pharmacy Policy Consultant

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Job Opportunity: Pharmacy Policy Consultant

The College is currently recruiting for a Pharmacy Policy Consultant.

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Pharmacy Policy Consultant (12-Month Term)

About the Role

Based in Vancouver, the College is seeking to hire a registered Pharmacist with over 3 years experience to take on a 12-month temporary term as Pharmacy Policy Consultant.

We are looking for a practicing pharmacist that has exceptional communication and analytical skills, with demonstrated proficiency in researching and summarizing complex information to best inform pharmacy regulation and standards for British Columbians. Reporting to the Director of Policy and Legislation, this position is based in Vancouver and is part of the policy team. The Pharmacy Policy Consultant provides expertise to internal and external partners on pharmacy practice, regulation and standards. The ideal candidate will be responsible for planning, developing, and evaluating policy documents related to the practice standards of pharmacy professionals and provincial health care system, as well as other bylaws. This position will work in a rapidly evolving policy and regulatory environment and the successful candidate will be expected to hit the ground running.

Our Values

We value the importance of our work and take responsibility for our decision, words and actions.

We act ethically, honestly and in good faith.

Indigenous Cultural Safety and Humility
We help to ensure that Indigenous Peoples have access to a culturally safe healthcare system, free from Indigenous-specific racism.

We value the feelings, culture and preferences of others and recognize that they are as important as our own.


The College is committed to helping our health system become culturally safe and free from Indigenous-specific racism. As recognized in our updated Strategic Plan and the In Plain Sight report, and acknowledged as a gap in our staff complement at the College, we are very interested in recruiting Indigenous individuals and encourage their applications.

We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. The College seeks to attract, retain, and develop a qualified, capable, and diverse workforce that that is reflective of all our communities. We are committed to employment equity by ensuring all human resource practices comply with the provisions of the Human Rights Code, address unintentional bias and are impartial, fair and honest. The College also fosters a welcoming, inclusive, and respectful environment where ongoing diversity, equity and inclusion learning and training are offered; cultural and social awareness are provided; and religious observances are acknowledged.

Salary and Benefits

The compensation for this position is $90,000 to $109,000 annually based on a 35-hour work week. The starting salary will be determined based on factors such as the successful candidate’s job-related knowledge, skills, experience; salaries of other employees in the same salary range; market conditions and other relevant factors.

The College provides a competitive compensation; an attractive paid-time off package that gives annual vacation, personal days, and additional days off during the year-end office closure; and extended benefits that include healthcare a defined benefit plan with the Municipal Pension Plan. We have a flexible work environment that includes a hybrid work model with an assigned schedule. We offer opportunities for personal and professional growth; provide flexibility; strive for work-life balance; and provide an excellent and dynamic work environment where innovation, teamwork and creativity are highly valued.

How to Apply

The College offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities to take part in the selection process. Please let us know if an accommodation is required when you are contacted about an interview and/or assessment. All information in relation to accommodation is kept confidential.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. This opportunity will remain posted until filled; however, priority consideration will be given to those who apply by the deadline. References, education and professional credential verifications, and a criminal record check may be required for all final candidates.

Application deadline: May 27, 2024

*Please note that applications will not be kept on file and only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

May 14, 2024