Canadian Pharmacists Association
Canadian Pharmacists Association

Pharmacist, Project Lead – Sexual and Reproductive Health Initiative (1-year contract)

Department: Public and Professional Affairs
Reports to: Director, Professional Affairs

The Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) is actively recruiting for a Pharmacist, Project Lead – Sexual and Reproductive Health Initiative on a 1-year contact to join our Public & Professional Affairs department.

We are a fully remote workforce and are looking for someone who is able to be fully productive, efficient and effective in a remote environment.

Job Summary

The ideal candidate will have an interest in advancing sexual and reproductive health and increasing access to contraception and abortion for underrepresented, and BIPOC communities. In this role, the incumbent will work as part of a broader professional affairs team to develop tools and resources to help inform community pharmacy practice in this critical area.

Duties and Tasks

  • Create a work plan to achieve pre-established Grant objectives.
  • Work with subject matter experts to integrate best practices and evidence into the development of tools and resources to support pharmacy practice.
  • Work across departments to create and implement a communications plan for the promotion of the deliverables.
  • Provide reporting as required to funding partners on progress of the initiative.
  • Identify solutions or recommendations to address barriers faced by pharmacists to practice in this area (e.g. scope, lack of funding, etc)
  • Manage the project budget



  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or PharmD
  • Certificate in project management is desirable
  • Licensed to practice pharmacy in a Canadian Jurisdiction, and in good standing


  • Recent front-line experience as a pharmacist within a Canadian jurisdiction


  • A strong understanding and experience in pharmacy practice, especially as it relates to expanded scope
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Project management skills.
  • Self-direction and ability to work collaboratively internally and externally to achieve project objectives.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to display a commitment to and advocate for diversity and inclusion
  • Bilingualism (English/French) is an asset


  • Teamwork and Collaboration: Ability to work co-operatively with teams and across the organization to achieve group and organizational goals
  • Client/Public Service Orientation: Ability to work on behalf of the needs of a diverse community and to focus one’s efforts on discovering and meeting both the members’ needs and the health needs of the public;
  • Diversity & Inclusion: Ability to advocate and model behaviours that are consistent with being a diverse and inclusive organization, by having cultural competency, empathy and understanding how issues of diversity & inclusion impact the organization and the pharmacy profession.

Why CPhA

  • The work we do makes a difference in people’s lives.
  • We’re a group of people who are passionate about the health and well-being of all. We take our work seriously, but we still take time to share a good laugh.
  • We care about your health and well-being. CPhA pays for your medical/dental benefits, Employee Assistance Plan and provides regular wellness sessions and resources
  • We care about your work-life balance. CPhA offers generous paid time off and our office is closed between Christmas and New Years.

How to Apply

  • If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, we invite you to present your resume, in confidence, to
  • If you require an accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please inform Human Resources
  • While we appreciate all interested applicants, only those individuals who are legally permitted to work in Canada will be considered
  • At the Canadian Pharmacists Association, we recognize, value and celebrate diversity, inclusion and equity. Our Diversity & Inclusion Framework is embedded in all our processes, policies and employee initiatives.