243 Consumers Road, Toronto, Ontario, M2J 4W8
Take ownership and find more ways to care about our local store owners in a career at Shoppers Drug Mart Central Office / Store Support. Provide great service, specific expertise and actionable advice to support Associate-Owners and their staff in delivering the best health, beauty and convenience services to Canadians.
Why this role is important?
Reporting directly to the Supervisor, Pharmacy Procurement, the summer student supports all data management systems – CRx, Kroll KCM, TecSys, MMS, VMS and SAP – for pricing and product listings, Dedicated Supplier Product (DSP) maintenance, deals and allowances, vendor information, etc. In addition, the incumbent will assist in the general administration/management of product inventory and supply issues and implementation of specific programs to maximize sales, gross margin dollars and improve market share.
Role: Pharmacy Procurement Coordinator
Location: 243 Consumers Road, Toronto M2J 4W8
Term: May 2020 - August 2020 2019
What You'll Do:
Enters and maintains all price changes to ensure all product pricing are up to date and accurate.
Enters, maintains and monitors all critical product listing information to ensure details are up to date and accurate.
Enters, maintains and monitors all critical information including key financial data to ensure records are current and accurate.
Monitors, maintains and manages DSPs.
Reviews and update all provincial formularies to ensure all pricing are aligned with provincial drug benefit coverage.
Ensures communication for product and/or program updates/changes are posted on the In-Store-Web.
Provides support to all store inquiries including Shoppers Drug Mart and Medi System sites directed to Pharmacy Procurement team, obtain feedback from other department members as needed to resolve issues or concerns in a timely manner.
Manages and maintains vendor profiles/information in Vendor Management Systems (VMS).
Verifies and follows set up procedures to enter deals and include allowances for vendors and products.
Reviews system discrepancy reports to ensure an accurate flow of information between CRx and other SDM corporate systems and ensure accuracy of all data elements.
Ensures all vendor return policies are current, and forwards all updates to Matrix and other relevant SDM departments, as necessary, to ensure timely and accurate exchange of information.
Monitors and liaises with inventory management department to ensure prompt delivery of pharmaceutical products and actively manage inventory supply issues.
Run data analysis on price updates
Prepare detailed store weekly invoices using advanced excel and access skills
Prepare and post store memos
Prepare and execute all Rx Vendor Recalls for SDM, Medi System and LCL stores
Enter Rx QA Change Request Forms for listing and changes to listing
Support various internal teams by providing data reports from all data management systems including DAR Tecsys.
Add and maintain products in CRx, Kroll (KCM) and SAP to support enterprise wide dispensing and supply chain functions.
What You'll Need:
Pursuing an Undergraduate degree is required in science, math, statistics or business
Financial analysis skills is considered an asset
Strong analytical ability, problem solving and attention to detail
Provides routine information to coordinate the assignments and work procedures of others.
Professional manner, tact, diplomacy and discretion in dealing with vendors and colleagues including senior management.
Draws on a number of known options to solve problems and to develop improvements.
Computer skills to produce effective, spreadsheets, reports, documents and presentations, as required. Database management.
Adaptable to set and prioritize work with varying exceptions. Able to work with diverse personalities and styles.
Communicates with clarity, verbally and in one on one or group situations, or over the telephone.
Communicates well in writing by composing clear documents; facility with editing and/or proof-reading is required
Business acumen - demonstrated understanding of quality standards relative to pharmaceutical products and knowledge of provincial formulary guidelines and drug scheduling
Why work at Shoppers Drug Mart?
Acting as consultants, supporting internal customers and the Associate-Owners, you will get experience unique to the retail industry while working for an award-winning national brand. Benefit from a purchase discount program, competitive pay and online learning through SDMU.
Take ownership of your work and find more ways to care about your work, co-workers, customers and community.
How You’ll Succeed:
At Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. , we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.
If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.
Type of Role:
Temporary (Fixed Term)
Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.
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