• Registrar and CEO
  • Position: Registrar and CEO
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  • Organization: Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board
  • Website: www.nlpb.ca
  • Location: St. John's
  • Term: Permanent; full-time
  • Posting Date:
    July 12, 2022
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  • Compensation:

    The Newfoundland & Labrador Pharmacy Board (NLPB), established by legislation in 1910, is the regulatory body for the practice of pharmacy in the province of Newfoundland & Labrador. To fulfill its obligation of public protection, NLPB registers pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, students and interns, and licenses pharmacies; establishes and maintains a quality assurance program to promote high standards for the practice of pharmacy; develops standards, guidelines and policies for the practice of pharmacy; and responds to and manages complaints and discipline relating to the practice of pharmacy.

    To learn more about organizations that protect the public through licensing and professional regulation, visit the Canadian Regulatory Guide.

    the role

    Reporting to the Board, the Registrar and C.E.O. will work in a dynamic and complex context, bringing strategic vision, an innovative mindset, and quality commitment to this significant leadership role in the province. As Registrar and C.E.O., you will be responsible for protecting the integrity and credibility of the organization’s mandate to develop standards and policies that outline professional obligations and provide guidance in adhering to federal, provincial and NLPB legislation, by-laws, standards, guidelines and the Code of Ethics.

    These responsibilities include providing leadership in strategic planning; ensuring that the regulatory functions are fulfilled; representing NLPB in regional and national initiatives; and managing the organization’s human, financial and material resources. Working in partnership with the Board in its governance role, the Registrar and C.E.O. provides leadership in the interpretation and implementation of Board policy directions to all staff.  As an innovator and change agent, the Registrar and C.E.O. will ensure the Board has a quality assurance program that includes mandatory professional development and promotes continuing competence and quality improvement through the use of pharmacy site assessments.


    As the ideal candidate for the Registrar and C.E.O., you are a visionary thinker and clear communicator who will bring strategic leadership and a pursuit of excellence to this role. Holding or having held a pharmacy license in Newfoundland & Labrador, you will have a minimum of ten years of progressive leadership experience in the pharmacy industry. A proven leader, you have effective stakeholder relationship experience; broad knowledge of pharmacy policies and best practices; and the role of pharmacy regulation. Your superior leadership and communication skills, strategic visioning skills, change leadership, ability to collaborate with team members, and consistent pursuit of excellence are integral to achieving this position’s mandate and success. These key selection criteria are as outlined below.

    application process

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.  NLPB is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. NLPB will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation in order to participate as a candidate in the recruitment process, please communicate your needs to Debra Clinton or Jennifer Massey at dclinton@kbrs.ca, or by telephone at 1.866.822.6022.

    If you are interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity, contact Debra Clinton or Jennifer Massey at dclinton@kbrs.ca, by telephone at 1.866.822.6022, or submit your application online at: www.kbrs.ca/Career/16028.