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Assistant Pharmacy Learning & Development Programme Manager

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Job Reference: 192110BR

Nottingham Support Office



Assistant Pharmacy Learning & Development Programme Manager

Closing Date - Wednesday 7th December 2022

Working with the Healthcare L&D team at the Nottingham Support office, this full-time role will support Boots with delivery of key training interventions to current and future healthcare teams.

About the opportunity

Reporting to a Pharmacy L&D Manager, this role will lead both; a team of programme coordinators and the effective design, implementation, delivery and ongoing management of external facing training interventions, including clinical pharmacy placements, Independent Prescriber training interventions and devolution programme support.

  • Responsible for effective implementation, ongoing delivery of, (including Healthcare L&D Standard Operation Procedures) and communications for their workstreams.
  • Responsible for ongoing review of and proactive recommendations for workstreams, as well as day-to-day decisions within workstreams, including review and update of current Healthcare L&D operating procedures.
  • Responsible for day-to-day management of workstream budgets, ensuring delivery of key programme activity within external and internal funding models.
  • Working proactively to connect different healthcare L&D workstreams
  • Creates strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, to ensure consistent implementation and delivery of market-leading, insight-infused training solutions in a pharmacy-led retail environment

About you
  • Excellent critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Have a firm understanding of regulations relating to training and education in healthcare (desirable)
  • Pharmacy experience (desirable)
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbally and in written)
  • Excellent administrative, data management and organisational skills, including extensive use of Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, Teams, Forms and other office tools


We have a great range of benefits* that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you:
  • Competitive holiday allowance (with the option to buy more days)
  • Boots Retirement Savings Plan pension scheme
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity / Paternity / Adoption leave pay
  • £100 gift card for colleagues expecting/adopting a baby
  • Flexible benefits scheme (via salary sacrifice) including financial wellbeing support, gym membership, holiday buying, dental cover, life assurance, restaurant discount cards, activity passes and much more (exclusions may apply, eligible roles only)
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme offering free, independent and confidential counselling and support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Generous staff discount (with enhanced discounts for Boots brands, Boot Opticians and Boots Hearingcare)
  • Access to corporate third-party discounts, including retail, cinema, holidays and more (UK only)
  • Access to the Boots Benevolent Fund, a registered charity that offers support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives, at times of financial hardship.
  • Access to a range of learning and development resources and programmes
  • Excellent onsite facilities including: staff shop, opticians, gym, coffee shops, cafeteria, outdoor seating spaces, dry cleaning service and excellent travel links including on campus bus stops

*All rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility.

Why Boots

Our mission is to help everyone to feel good. This starts internally – with every colleague and every team. In our stores and pharmacies, our warehouses and our Support Office, we work together, putting our customers first and our colleagues at the heart of everything we do. We aim to attract, develop and retain the best people, with a huge range of opportunities for you to continue to grow with us… just bring your passion and commitment and we’ll do the rest.

Diversity, equity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do in our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, passionate about embracing the diversity of our colleagues and providing a positive and inclusive working environment for all.

At Boots we're proud to offer our Support Office team members a hybrid working approach because how we work is central to our ability to compete, innovate and win together. Our hybrid, flexible approach to work is based upon empowerment, accountability, care and trust and includes a balanced mix of remote and office-based working.

What’s next

If your application is successful, our in-house recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion you will be notified by email.

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact


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We do not accept speculative and unsolicited CVs submitted to Boots contractors and employees by any means other than through our recruitment portal under instruction from the Boots Recruitment Team.

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