Director – Pharmacy Education & Professional Development @ AmerisourceBergen

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Job Description:


  • Develops, enhances and maintains rotational programs for HGS including but not limited to Pharmacy Residency Program, Sales Trainees, APPE students, etc.
  • Manages the direct activities of the pharmacy residents to assure compliance to residency accreditation standards and completion of residency objectives.
  • Ensures strong linkage of training programs to overall business initiatives and sales goals.
  • Defines and manages overall performance and stakeholder satisfaction against agreed upon KPIs and SLAs.
  • Proactively identifies areas of improvement in policies, processes, and systems.
  • Leads the selection, implementation, and management of key vendor relationships/partnerships with universities/colleges and health systems.
  • Identifies and develops/obtains resources required to build an effective team, including managing personnel needs and sales knowledge/skill development resources.
  • Manages programs at the strategic level (e.g., creations, modifications, and discontinuations) in cooperation with other key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates a deep understanding of the client’s needs during conversations with economic influencers, pharmacy, supply chain and the C-Suite.
  • Must be willing to travel extensively across various territories for project and assistance assignment; travels to events such as conferences, client meetings.
  • Manages the performance of employees through goal setting, ongoing assessment and experienced coaching.
  • Develops diverse, industry-leading talent. Partners with Human Resources and Sales Operations to attract, hire, retain, and develop sales associates using all available resources.
  • Conducts performance reviews in accordance with Cencora policies and performance management procedures, coaches and counsels sales associates on their goals, achievements and areas for improvement.
  • Accountable for the performance of projects within the portfolio through subordinate managers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What your background should look like 


·         5 – 7+ years of work experience, including managing projects and at least 3 years of leadership experience.

·         Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy (BS Pharm) from an accredited institution required.

·         PGY1 residency and at least two (2) years pharmacy practice experience; or PGY1 + PGY2 with one year of experience; or five (5) years of experience

·         Must have current Pharmacist License in designated state


Highly Preferred Skills And Experiences

o   Supply chain experience

o   Advanced degree in Pharmacy (MS/MBA, MPharm, PharmD) from an accredited institution.

o   Board Certification (BCPS or BC in related Specialty Area (BCGP, BCCP)



·         Knowledge of project management best practices and proficiency with supporting project management tools

·         Strong knowledge in pharmacy residency training requirements and accreditation services, pharmacy APPE and internship programs.

·         Excellent written and oral communication skills in both individual and group settings.

·         Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail

·         Strong decision-making skills

·         Strong leadership skills

·         Strong interpersonal skills

·         Knowledge of pharmacy computer systems and business software (e.g. Microsoft Office applications, Clarity, MS Project, Team Foundation Server, Jira)

·         Knowledge in pharmaceutical preparations; drug therapy review and evaluation; drug information sources, retrieval and interpretation; medication use evaluation; use of evidence-based protocols; adverse drug reaction reporting and evaluation; disease state management; and formulary management.

·         Capable of providing a world class learner experience and drive successful outcomes, must have an exceptional ability to learn and understand each business to determine the delivery strategy that will best meet their needs.

·         Possesses the ability to balance a willingness to engage with ideas different from their own, encouragement of others to express divergent perspectives, the capability to influence, conflict management, and teamwork.

·         Highly adaptable to a changing environment.

Experience Level: Executive
Work From: Onsite

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