Do you have what it takes?

To become a Pharmacist-Owner, you must be a pharmacist, licensed to practice in the Canadian province or territory of your choice.

The candidates Pharmacist-Owners are selected by Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix based upon their past performance and experience, an extensive interview process, a review of appropriate references, and upon their successful participation in the Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix network’s Leadership Excellence and Development Program (LEAD).

We are looking for individuals who are:

  • Dedicated health care professionals
  • Committed to operating a competitive retail business
  • Able to work independently within a franchise framework
  • Effective team leaders and motivators
  • Trustworthy with a high degree of credibility
  • Ready to thrive in a demanding and changing environment
  • Able to understand and support Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprixs strategic direction in relation to the retail store adjacent to the dispensary
  • Capable of defining goals, roles, responsibilities and accountabilities in a clear manner
  • Lifelong learners, with a commitment to continuously develop their knowledge and skills in pharmacy, leadership, and retail business
  • Excited to make a positive contribution to their community


Explore Your Full Potential

The Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix concept is unique to Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix and offers you a leadership opportunity to be the owner of an exciting and growing business.

The Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix concept combines the efforts, motivation and on-site leadership skills of the Pharmacist-Owner with the proven marketing abilities, management expertise, the possibility of an offer of financing, and standardized operating practices. It is a collaboration which involves exchanges based on mutual trust and respect between the Pharmacist-Ownerand the franchisor Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix.

The Pharmacist-Owner concept encourages entrepreneurial spirit within a franchise system. The Pharmacist-Owners of the Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix network have a strong pride of ownership, and a true commitment to patient care and the communities they serve.

Want to take your pharmacy career to the next level?

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