Giant Eagle Supermarkets

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Manager, Pharmacy Brand

Giant Eagle Supermarkets - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posted: 12/6/2018

About Us

Giant Eagle Inc., ranked 36 on Forbes magazine's largest private corporations list, is one of the nation's largest food retailers and distributors with approximately \\$9.5 billion in annual sales. Founded in 1931, Giant Eagle, Inc. has grown to be the number one supermarket retailer in the region with more than 420 stores throughout western Pennsylvania, north central Ohio, northern West Virginia, Maryland and Indiana.

Giant Eagle was previously named America's Second Harvest Regional Retailer of the Year for its support of local food banks, and also actively supports numerous community events, the United Way, Children's Hospital, Race For The Cure and other non-profit organizations. The company also has created education initiatives such as Apples For The Students, which has provided millions of dollars in computer equipment, software and other classroom learning tools for local schools and the Be A Smart Shopper school nutrition program. Further information can be found at

Position Summary

This role is responsible for trade relations (with the exception of generics) within pharmacy procurement including, but not limited to Brand Manufacturers, the Diabetic Category, Specialty Manufacturers, vendor marketing programs and compliance programs.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain supplier relationships with Brand and Specialty manufacturers to acquire partnership opportunities, determine ROI and market analysis for new launches, take advantage of stocking opportunities, as well as improve Brand COGS and attain supply on Specialty limited distribution drugs
  • Oversee & coordinate process for manufacturer rebates, manage vendors against contract terms & ensure accurate forecasting to this process
  • Direct the monitoring of the wholesaler agreement compliance while managing market share agreements
  • Develop a strategy for direct purchasing of Branded products to improve margins and build partnerships
  • Develop and project sales & margin forecasts in regards to Brand & Specialty drugs
  • Ensure accuracy of end to end process in regards to Brand & Specialty drugs from all financial systems, from store to general ledger
  • Prepare & forecast revenue from all compliance programs
  • Manage Brand & Specialty marketing opportunities, forecasting income and coordinating with pharmacy marketing
  • Manage contract processing within Giant Eagle pharmacy and legal teams including prioritization and budget process
  • Participate in the Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) as opportunities for Brand and Specialty medications arise
  • Act as a Merchandising liaison to the clinical teams and Specialty teams
  • Support the Clinical team in the acquisition and distribution of all vaccinations
  • Design, Implement and Execute the Giant Eagle Flu sourcing and distribution program annually
  • Act as a liaison between the manufacturer, Giant Eagle Health and Beauty and Pharmacy on cross-over / Over the Counter (OTC) item sets such as diabetes and assist in development of planograms and marketing programs for these products
  • Responsible for budget development, expense control and/or revenue generation for a department. Amount of Budgetary Responsibility: \\$5mm +
  • None

Education and Training Required

  • Bachelors Degree Business

Experience Required

  • 3 to 5 years

Competencies Required

  • Adaptability
  • Customer Focused
  • Gets Things Done
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Respect for Self and Others
  • Analytical
  • Composure
  • Computer Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Innovation Management
  • Mentoring
  • Numeric Computation/Reporting
  • Presentation & Verbal Communic
  • Project Management
  • Written Communication

Work Environment

  • Normal office environment

Physical requirements

Equipment Used

  • Calculator
  • Computer
  • Copier
  • Fax Machine
  • Printer
  • Telephone

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