Professional Services Pharmacist

  • Permanent 0.8 FTE to Fulltime (negotiable)
  • Canberra based
Position Description

Interested in pharmacy education and assessment?  Want to use your skills within a professional and dynamic organisation?

Working under the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme, we at the Australian Pharmacy Council (APC) ensure that pharmacists have the skills and knowledge to provide effective and up to date health care for the communities we serve.  We do this by accrediting university programs, intern training programs, conducting examinations and assessments, and assessing overseas qualifications and skills.

We are seeking a Pharmacist to work with our Professional Services team to provide expert knowledge and assistance in examinations, accreditation, policy and research.  This position reports to the Executive Director Professional Services and is responsible for:

  • Providing subject matter advice and assist with the development of examination content
  • Managing examination policies in conjunction with the Examinations team
  • Assisting with projects to advance quality assurance and reporting requirements
  • Assisting in the management of accreditation processes for programs and providers
  • Researching and preparing papers, frameworks and documents for various fora
  • Engaging with and representing APC in external forums and working parties
  • Providing advice on pharmacy-related issues

To be successful, you will:

  • Be registered as a pharmacist in Australia or New Zealand with AHPRA/Pharmacy Board of Australia or Pharmacy Council of New Zealand, and have the ability to work and reside in Australia
  • Have experience in pharmacy practice with a keen interest in education
  • Have strong communication and engagement skills including the ability to work constructively with a range of stakeholders in health, education and regulation
  • Have a high level written and oral communication skills
  • Be able to work independently and cooperatively within a team
  • Understand the Higher Education sector in Australia (desirable)

Benefits of working with the APC include:

  • contribute to the quality of pharmacy education and healthcare in Australia
  • work in a collaborative environment with high performing teams
  • modern office environment with free parking
  • access to training and development opportunities

If you are looking for an interesting and challenging role where you can use your clinical knowledge in advancing standards of pharmacy education, training and assessment, please apply now by submitting your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant skills, experience and interest in the role to

Please see Position Description here.

For more information please contact:

Gabrielle Sutton, Executive Director Corporate Services on 02 6188 7487

Applications close Wednesday 12 December 2018