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Managing Director - Pharmacy Operations


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What you will be doing

The Managing Director - Pharmacy Operations sits within Accelerate Pharmacy Solutions and supports the Pharmacy Operations Management portfolio. In this role the Managing Director reports directly to the VP - Pharmacy Operations.

The Managing Director role is primarily remote or may be based from a client site, with preference for the Central or Eastern United States. Travel may be required, up to approximately 35%, and will vary depending upon business needs and project assignments. Travel may include current and prospective client sites, internal and external meetings, conferences, and other business-related assignments.

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1. Provides leadership assistance for the Pharmacy Operations Management portfolio, with a focus on day-to-day pharmacy operations, compliance, and performance.

2. Has a focus towards expanding new services within the portfolio, working with key partners to ensure delivery requirements are achieved.

3. Builds trusting relationships with existing clients and key business partners. Cultivaes sales deals with prospective soultions customers.

4. Structures and leads client meetings to resolve issues, address risks and review deliverables. In collaboration with Directors of Pharmacy or Pharmacy Managers, collects and interprets data, packages the data, and presents quarterly business reviews to client senior leadership.

5. Demonstrates understanding of APS solution portfolios and can speak to other solutions and products offered by the business unit.

6. Assesses pharmacies for regulatory compliance, identifying gaps and providing recommendations for improvement where necessary.

7. Leads large consulting engagements and ensures quality, profitability, and timeliness

8. Assists with management of revenue and gross profit within the portfolio. Responsible for financial reporting for the business as well as to meet client requests and deliverables.

9. Contributes to publications and leads speaking engagements that build awareness of services to the broader market.

10. Works with marketing to develop collateral and other materials to promote their portfolio.

11. Documents and communicates associate performance feedback; mentors staff. Works with Talent Acquistion to source and place candidates in key roles within the portfolio. Directs onboarding activities for new pharmacy leaders within the portfolio.

12. Identifies and sells add-on work within existing client and help manage key aspects of the overall consulting practice.

13. Performs related duties as assigned.

What your background should look like


Bachelor of Science or Administration degree plus advanced degree (PharmD. MBA, MHA, MS, Executive degree), with more than one advanced degree a plus; minimum of 10 +years hospital/health system experience, with at least 5 years in a director or related role, with 3+ years project manager experience, or minimum or 5 plus years in a consulting management and/or major multi-project lead consulting role, preferably within the healthcare field; demonstrated experience as a subject matter expert in one or more relevant consulting/application fields (-2+ years); demonstrated experience as a subject matter expert in one or more relevant consulting/application fields; demonstrated experience with Lean and / or Six Sigma a plus; demonstrated experience in developing, promoting and selling consulting solutions and products.


1. Demonstrated experience and broad knowledge of problem solving, performance improvement, process and systems analysis and design, and clinical analysis methods and approaches
2. If clinical or pharmacy consulting role, will require specific primary and advanced health degree (s), such as Pharmacy, Nursing, etc. and
3. Specific clinical and/or science related certification a plus



What Cencora offers

We provide compensation, benefits, and resources that enable a highly inclusive culture and support our team members' ability to live with purpose every day. In addition to traditional offerings like medical, dental, and vision care, we also provide a comprehensive suite of benefits that focus on the physical, emotional, financial, and social aspects of wellness. This encompasses support for working families, which may include backup dependent care, adoption assistance, infertility coverage, family building support, behavioral health solutions, paid parental leave, and paid caregiver leave.

To encourage your personal growth, we also offer a variety of training programs, professional development resources, and opportunities to participate in mentorship programs, employee resource groups, volunteer activities, and much more.

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Full time

Affiliated Companies

Affiliated Companies: AmerisourceBergen Services Corporation

Equal Employment Opportunity

Cencora is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

The company's continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.

Cencora is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the employment process which are consistent with legal requirements. If you wish to request an accommodation while seeking employment, please call 888.692.2272 or email We will make accommodation determinations on a request-by-request basis. Messages and emails regarding anything other than accommodations requests will not be returned

Job ID: Cencora-R247505
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • FSA
    • On-Site Gym
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Adoption Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Internship Program
    • Promote From Within
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Lunch and Learns
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

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