Royal Pharmaceutical Society • Cardiff, United Kingdom

Pharmacy Professional Engagement Lead - Wales and the West of England

3–4 days/week at home

Core hours 10–4

Job Description

Salary: £36,000 per annum (Full-time equivalent £60,000 per annum)

Contract: 12-month fixed-term contract

Join the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) in the role of Pharmacy Professional Engagement Lead. You will lead the charge in developing the RPS Regional model across Wales and the West of England, driving innovation in engagement approaches. Dive into the heart of the pharmacy profession, connecting across sectors, countries, and career stages, while partnering with universities to champion the benefits of RPS to students and educators. Be a pivotal link for foundation trainees and educational providers. Your influence will extend to external campaigns spotlighting the pharmacy's vital role and championing inclusivity, ensuring all RPS members thrive. Seize the opportunity to shape policy through engagement and networking with peers across the nation.


  • A UK-registered pharmacist with good understanding of the vision and mission of RPS and shared values.
  • Ability to motivate, persuade and influence colleagues and peers;
  • Ability to collaborate with wider internal and external teams, whilst capable of high levels of self-motivation;
  • Ability to organise, prioritise and plan work to deadlines combined with the ability to display balanced initiative and forward planning within resources;
  • Flexibility to adapt and react appropriately to rapidly changing priorities;
  • Evidence of having developed a new or existing service;
  • Broad experience of pharmacy practice;
  • Willingness to travel regularly

The Directorate

Reporting to the Head of Professional belonging and engagement, you will work in collaboration and partnership with the other Pharmacy Professional Engagement leads, the Country teams and the RPS Ambassadors. The three Country Directors, their respective country teams, form the directorate. Working together to develop GB-wide policy or focussing on country-specific health policies that reflect the work plan of the Boards. The directorate creates an operational approach that ensures the organisations strategy is delivered and work across the organisation with other functional directorates to do so. A key part of this is engagement with members to ensure their views and opinions are represented in the work we do and with stakeholders to create strong relationships through which we can promote the work of pharmacists.

The Team

The engagement team will work together to lead the development and delivery of the RPS Regional model and to lead a programme of change across regions which will ensure the current approaches to RPS regional and local engagement embed and grow.

How we are currently working

RPS supports and works in a hybrid way, which means you will be able to work from home, however, there will be an expectation for travel into the office and to attend collaborative face-to-face working across the regions covered by the role.

🗓️ Closing date: 22nd March 2024

Interviews will take place on 10th April 2024

If you would like to learn more about the role, view our job description 👈

Please attach your CV and Cover Letter

If you have any questions, please contact Amandeep.Doll@rpharms.com

We are passionate about creating a culture of belonging, inclusion, and diversity these are part of our core values at RPS and we are striving to have an organisation that represents the diversity of the profession. At RPS we do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, or disability and we encourage applications from all backgrounds.

Company benefits

Adoption leave
Open to part time work for some roles
Enhanced sick pay
Health insurance
Gym membership
Dental coverage
Compassionate leave
Mental health platform access
Season ticket loan
Company shutdown periods
Birthday off
Buy or sell annual leave
Optional unpaid leave
Accrued annual leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Shared parental leave
Carer’s leave
Cycle to work scheme
Fully stocked snack cupboard
Faith rooms
Salary sacrifice
Life assurance
Annual pay rises
Interest free loans
Teambuilding days
L&D budget
Employee discounts
Skilled worker visas
Employee assistance programme
Volunteer days
Open to compressed hours
Flexible working week
Tax-free childcare
Meditation space
Pension match/increase
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
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Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Employees enjoy the working environment
Employees feel quite excited about the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is fair and in line with the market average

Working at Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

London, Cardiff, Edinburgh

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

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Flexa100 2024

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