Pharmacy Procurement Manager

Western Health
June 21, 2022
176 Furlong Road, St Albans Victoria 3021, Sunshine Hospital, Australia
Job Type
State or territory


An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated and dynamic candidate to become the Pharmacy Procurement Manager at Western Health. This position coordinates the procurement of medication across the network to ensure that effective and efficient systems are in place to support the Best Care of patients. The Pharmacy Procurement Manager is responsible for the efficient operation of the Pharmacy Stores and provides a key leadership role within the pharmacy service as the line manager of Pharmacy Stores staff. This position liaises with pharmaceutical industry partners to secure optimal access and pricing and also ensures that compliance with industry standards is achieved. This role presents an exciting and inspiring opportunity to develop a leading edge pharmacy service model within an evolving health network.

To be Successful in this Role you

  • Have successfully supervised a large warehouse or store facility;
  • Have a proven ability to implement procurement quality improvements and to produce quality outcomes;
  • Have excellent leadership and management skills;
  • Demonstrate planning, organisation and workload prioritisation;
  • Proactively anticipate difficulties and resolve potential problems before they arise;
  • Understand pharmacy operations or have a willingness to learn pharmacy operations

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

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