Pharmacy Manager

at Life Beacon Bay Hospital
Location Beacon Bay North, East London, South Africa
Date Posted January 25, 2022
Category Management
Job Type Full-Time



A vacancy exists for a Pharmacy Manager based at Life Beacon Bay Hospital, reporting to Regional Manager Exec, Mathews Moavodi. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading, managing, coordinating, monitoring, and driving improvement in the provision of a customer focused professional pharmacy service within the Hospital, in line with hospital and company strategic objectives


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 enhanced performance in the Antimicrobial Stewardship and Clinical Pharmacy Programs in the hospital;

Drive optimised 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 cost of sales of pharmaceuticals in line with revenue and budget;

Implement LHC pharmaceutical product conversions and cost efficiency opportunities;

Identify and implement initiatives to enhance cost effective care provision with optimal patient outcomes;

Build effective working relationships with doctors and the multifunctional hospital team;

Drive identified growth, sustainability and process efficiency initiatives;

Achieve stock management targets.

Effective people management


Demonstrate visible leadership aligned to the company values, operating model and strategy;

Recruit, retain, motivate and develop pharmacy staff;

Manage optimal performance of pharmacy staff to ensure delivery of critical outputs;

Provide direction and inspire positive work behaviour in the team.




Pharm / Dip. Pharm, and current registration with the South African Pharmacy Council

At least 5 years experience as a Pharmacist and in addition relevant private healthcare experience is an advantage

Understanding of relevant legislation, operating structures and relationships within a hospital environment

Proven leadership and people management experience • Computer proficiency (MS Office)




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


Interested candidates can send their CV