Guild Careers

About the Pharmacy Guild of Australia

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia is a national employers organisation with over 80 years of experience in promoting the value of the role of community pharmacists in the health care system.

Our approximately 250 employees across Australia represent 5,500 community pharmacies.

The Guild’s mission is to Enable and sustain community pharmacy as a key element of Australia’s primary health infrastructure through ongoing advocacy, continuous innovation and enduring business solutions.

Our core values include Respect, Integrity, Compassion and Community, Equity and Fairness, and Reliability.

The National Secretariat is located in Canberra. Our Branches are located in every State and Territory across Australia.

Our people drive the success of the Guild

Our people are one of our biggest strengths. Around 250 committed individuals across Australia represent 5,500 community pharmacies. Our members, and the important contribution they make to the health of Australians, drive our passion and commitment to community pharmacy. View our Pharmacy of the Year winners to see what we mean:

Pharmacy of the Year 2016 Winner: Pharmacy 777 Nollamara WA

Pharmacy of the Year 2015 Winner: Kimberley Pharmacy Services, Broome WA

Why work for the Guild?

The Guild is committed to offering their staff a supportive and flexible work environment. Whatever stage of your career, the Guild offers rewarding and challenging opportunities in a variety of roles that encompass member services, policy, administration, marketing, accounting, business development, financial & economic analysis, education, program management, government relations, customer service, IT and human resources.

Some of our benefits include leave loading, car park allowance, access to flexible work arrangements, fresh fruit delivered very week, full kitchen facilities, annual flu shot and health check, active social committee, access to an Employee Assistance Program and more.

Very few organisations promise AND deliver on those promises to their employees in regards to health and wellbeing of their employees, but The Guild does.

The Guild is a good place to work with positive goals and a sound strategic direction.

(Quotes from the 2016 employee pulse survey that achieved a 98% response rate)


Learning Administrator, NSW Branch

The Guild is currently inviting applications for the position of Learning Administrator within the Learning and Development Team.  

This position is a full time role and will be based at the Guild’s NSW Branch office in St Leonards.

About the Role

The Learning Administrator is the first point of contact for both internal and external stakeholders, providing exemplary administrative support to ensure that all student enquiries are resolved in a timely and professional manner.

How to Apply

To apply online, please click here.

For further information, please contact Simon McInerney on 02 9467 7100.

Applications close Thursday 13th July 2017.

Group Executive, Pharmacy Transformation

  • Promote and Deliver Industry Support Programs
  • Engage and Work with a Diverse Stakeholder Group
  • Executive Package – Canberra Based

Reporting the Executive Director you will lead a specialist team and work with a diverse stakeholder group to deliver specialist services and products. Your role will be to support community pharmacy to enhance their businesses in the evolving retail sector and in the development of a ‘whole of health’ service model, covering areas such as integrated training, quality management and accreditation, business support and workplace relations.

You will actively work to create, promote and deliver services that strengthen community pharmacies through skill development, enhanced quality and business solutions as well as working with the pharmacy network to collect and distill intelligence that enables a deeper understanding of customer and community needs.

To be successful in this role you will be known for your capacity to engage with and build valued relationships with customers, members and/or stakeholders as well as demonstrated experience in leading a multifaceted team in the delivery of quality services. You will also have exceptional communication skills and the gravitas to engage with and promote these valued services on a national basis to member pharmacies.

Qualifications in Business/Management and/or similar along with a background working with industry and/or members would be highly regarded.

To find out more, contact Keith Cantlie on 02 6239 7755 or email

Job Reference: 4970


Applications Close: Friday 30 July 2017

Professional Practice Pharmacist

Would you enjoy using your management experience in pharmacy to support and connect with other community pharmacies? Do you like the business side of pharmacy but also understand the important role of professional service delivery? Does having time off on weekends and public holidays, whilst still working in the community pharmacy industry, appeal to you?

We are currently seeking applications from enthusiastic and passionate pharmacists to join our dynamic Professional Services Division as a Professional Practice Pharmacist to assist with identifying, promoting and communicating opportunities in pharmacy business viability.

What will I be doing?

  • Providing initial and ongoing support to Guild members to assess and understand their business opportunities and needs.
  • Identify opportunities to support business viability and provide tailored support utilising the tools and resources available from the Guild.
  • Assisting Guild members to maximise their quality management and professional service delivery.
  • Developing and delivering training and professional development to all levels of pharmacy staff.
  • Engaging and developing networks with stakeholders to promote the value of community pharmacy.

What are we looking for?

A forward, innovative thinking pharmacist with:

  • Proven management and business experience (at least 2 years) within the community pharmacy industry.
  • Great oral and written communication skills including presentation skills.
  • An interest in training and developing pharmacy staff and stakeholders.
  • An ability to work independently and in an out-of-office environment.
  • A love for traveling around the state visiting pharmacies but also enjoying being in an office environment.
  • A current driver’s licence.

The Guild is committed to offering staff a supportive, flexible and rewarding work environment. This role will be based in our modern offices in Spring Hill, Brisbane.

Hours of work will be Monday to Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm.

This is a full-time position, duties associated with this position have been approved for funding until 30 June 2018. Employment beyond this period is not guaranteed.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email a letter of application that showcases your suitability for the role and your current resume to or email us for further information.

Applications close:  Friday 7 July 2017

Office Assistant

The Guild currently has a vacancy for an Office Assistant within the Corporate Governance and Services Group. This is a permanent full time position located at the National Secretariat in Canberra.

The Corporate Governance and Services Group’s key purpose is to drive organisational excellence.  As part of the Corporate Governance and Services Group you will be responsible for a diverse range of activities associated with the operations of the National Secretariat, including front desk administration, core administrative functions, facilities management, quality assurance, and continuous improvement.

To be considered for this role, please address the following selection criteria:-

  • Previous experience in a Reception or Administration role
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Capacity to work independently, with a self-starter attitude and to complete tasks with initiative and confidence
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills
  • Qualifications in Business Administration (desirable)

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a short cover letter, current CV and responses to the selection criteria to:

Applications not addressing the selection criteria will not be considered. Should you have any queries please direct them to Kate Sykes or Sharon Mills.


Corporate Governance and Services, Office Assistant - Advertisement (DOCX 329KB)
Corporate Governance and Services, Office Assistant - Position Description (DOCX 88KB)

Applications close: Wednesday 12 July 2017

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