Pharmacy Technician, 12 Month FTC

Pharmacy Technician, 12 Month FTC

Job Description

Job ID: 19348
Job Function: Commodity Management
Job Term: FTC
Job Region: UK & Europe
Posted Date: 5 Aug 2022

Job Overview

TVS are operating as part of Team Leidos, a team of defence and logistics specialists, supporting a major transformation contract providing an end to end supply chain service delivering commodity and inventory savings to the UK Ministry of Defence.


We are now recruiting for a Pharmacy Technician working for TVS at the Team Leidos offices at Emersons Green in Bristol as part of a vibrant and dynamic team, committed to transforming the way the MOD works.


Please note this role is Monday to Friday and we work on a hybrid model of four days working from home and one day in our offices in Emersons Green each week. Therefore, you must be located within reasonable commuting distance to Bristol.

Job Responsibilities

To provide a customer-facing, technical-focused team covering all elements that define an item of supply including Acquisition Safety Management and Product Quality Assurance.


  • Assist and deputise for the Pharmacist
  • Liaising with customers and Regional Pharmacists where demands require clarification/diligence checks
  • Sourcing new items, identifying supply route and providing technical information in support of procurement.
  • Identifying where generic switching appropriate/available for demands for branded lines.
  • Sourcing and administration of suitable cost effective ‘specials.’
  • Identifying and advising on alternatives for out of stock/ MCS items.
  • Liaising with manufacturers/ suppliers to confirm extent of supply issues and implementing alternative solutions where available.
  • Dealing with problem demands and advising on solutions (wrong NSN’s/ codes/ descriptions/large quantities/non-cat/ inappropriate demands).
  • Responding to Type 1 & Type 2 customer requests for technical information/ NSNs.
  • Collation of information and supporting documentation to AGOMM secretary for unlicensed alternative solutions.
  • Responding to technical queries by telephone/ e-mail/ Med DT Team enquiries.
  • Updating and maintenance of technical information in response to changes in external or internal policy & guidance/ supplier switches/ code amendments/ prescribing policy/ new & discontinued lines/ routine immunisation schedules/ MHRA recalls/ off-patent drugs/ formulary changes/ supply issues.


Qualifications and Skills

  • Registered Pharmacy Technician.
  • Able to work as part a small team.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite in particular Excel and Access
  • In return for your hard work we offer excellent career progression opportunities and a professional environment where you can acquire, use, and continue developing your skills.


Your package will include:


  • Competitive Salary and pension scheme with life assurance
  • 25 Days Holiday (plus 8 statutory Bank Holidays)
  • Employee Assistance Programme supporting wellness with immediate access to:
  • GP consultation and second opinions
  • Mental health support
  • Financial and legal support
  • Wellbeing and healthy living support
  • Employee referral scheme with financial reward
  • Professional Membership and Study Sponsorship
  • Pass scheme (£100 to undertake training of your choice)


At TVS SCS we encourage and support our employees to realise their potential. They are empowered to take initiative, and achieve high impact results that really make a difference to our business and our customers.

The successful candidate will be required go through a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance.

If you require any adjustments to allow you take a full and active part in the selection process, please notify us as part of your application. Please note TVS Supply Chain Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

TVS have signed the Armed Forces covenant and are a forces friendly employer

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