Systems Lead - eMAR (Electronic Medical Administration Software)

Job reference: 149375BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: Pharmacy
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
This is an exciting opportunity to support the continued growth of eMAR as part of our Care Services complete offer by managing the transition of care homes and care services stores from paper-based medication administration records to electronic. The role of the eMAR technical lead is to drive the development of the eMAR solution and offer within Boots by being a subject matter expert, working closely with the Implementation Manager and key stakeholders to ensure we meet our customer and business needs.

Key Responsibilities

• Drive the development of the eMAR solution within Boots by fulfilling the role of eMAR system subject matter expert (end to end) to ensure the internal and external solutions meet business and customer needs
• Own the support office stakeholder relationships with IT, Pharmacy office, Pharmacy Ops, Columbus, Care Services to ensure eMAR focus and support networks are maintained
• Act as the development and technical lead for eMAR, identifying process and system opportunities to drive continual improvement including defining, developing and documenting processes and training materials
• Proactively develop and maintain knowledge to understand customer (store and care home) requirements, provider and competitor systems and solutions
• Ensure appropriate governance structures are in place to protect the business, customers and patients around the development of the eMAR solution

A bit about you…

• Our ideal candidate will have recent dispensing qualification and/or experience to ensure credibility with users
• Ability to build relationships, engage and influence others both internally and externally, at all levels
• Planning and project management skills and approach
• Attention to detail, ensuring documentation is kept up to date
• Dynamic, flexible work ethic to respond to emerging risks, opportunities and system and solution development with pace

A bit about us…

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of fantastic team that is helping to grow profitability of Care Services. The role gives you the opportunity to engage with key external stakeholders as well as internal stakeholders.
Necessary equipment required to complete the role is provided e.g laptop. In return, we will build a personal development plan with you that helps you develop and further your career.

Boots UK is part of the Retail Pharmacy International Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance and is the UKs leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. With over 2500 stores in the UK our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible. You can learn more by visiting

What we can offer you:
• Competitive Salary
• 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays & option to buy an additional 5 days annual leave
• Annual discretionary bonus plan
• Market leading staff discount scheme including Boots Opticians - frames and contact lenses
• Competitive company pension scheme
• Flexible benefits scheme available ranging from private medical insurance, cycle to work scheme and many more
• Onsite Staff Shop, Opticians, Gym, Costa, Canteen and Dry Cleaning
• Boots Benevolent Fund - a registered charity that can offer support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives and dependants, at times of financial hardship

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