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Pharmacy Project Specialist (Hybrid)

Innomar Strategies

Innomar Strategies

Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

Our team members are at the heart of everything we do. At Cencora, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures, and every person here is essential to us being able to deliver on that purpose. If you want to make a difference at the center of health, come join our innovative company and help us improve the lives of people and animals everywhere. Apply today!

What you will be doing


Hybrid 2-3 days onsite at MD Anderson Cancer Center - Houston, TX


Monday-Friday 8-5PM


1. Develops and sustain long-term customer relationships while engaging customers at all levels, include senior levels of the customers organization to drive optimal experience.

2. Understands customer-specific nuances and ensures internal teams have knowledge needed to drive alignment between the customer and internal AB stakeholders to effectively service the customer.

3.) Provides onsite customer support, acts as a liaison, and point of escalation for health system in working collaboratively with Cencora. (e.g., onboarding/offboarding, conversion activities, and process/policy/technology changes).

4. Serves as the on-site subject matter expert (SME) for Cencora Ordering platforms and associated report generation and interpretation. Responsible for discussing new enhancements and functionality that will benefit the customer.

5. Partners appropriately with external client representatives and internal Cencora support to ensure business goals are aligned and tracked.

6. Meets with Client stakeholders to establish mutually agreed upon timelines for reporting, metrics and progress updates.

7. Participates in regularly required service compliance training. Completes all training on time.

8. Delivers regular updates to Client on resolved issues and status of critical backordered items. Reviews Cencora purchasing reports as well as pharmacy system reports for opportunities and summarizes into concise data for review by Client and Cencora leadership.

9. Participates in projects focused on Client saving initiatives such as GPO, contract optimization, and/or inventory optimization. Discuss Cencora clinical solutions to client where applicable.

10. Communicate effectively with both internal and external senior-level management to understand customer needs, maximize retention and growth, and communicate initiatives/milestones

11. Performs related duties as assigned.

12. Responsible for managing the following metrics for the client:

a) Allocation tracking reports

b) Backorder reports

c) Contract compliance reports

d) Generic conversion opportunity reports

e) 340B savings reports (where applicable)

f) Quarterly business review

g) Savings opportunity reports

What your background should look like


Normally requires broad training in fields such as pharmaceutical purchasing, pharmacy technician, supply chain, or similar vocations generally obtained through completion of a four-year bachelor’s degree program or equivalent combination of experience and education. Pharmacy technician certification and/or experience as a pharmaceutical buyer highly preferred. Normally requires 2 plus years of experience within a pharmacy or healthcare finance department.


1. Strong verbal and written communication, strategic planning, and project management skills

2. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; able to present information professionally and effectively to customers, associates, and management.

3. Strong customer service skills

4. Analytical and process-oriented mindset

5. Comfortable working across multiple departments in a deadline-driven environment

6. Strong time management skills; ability to schedule customer appointments in advance

7. Good understanding of specific business segment



What Cencora offers

We provide compensation, benefits, and resources that enable a highly inclusive culture and support our team members’ ability to live with purpose every day. In addition to traditional offerings like medical, dental, and vision care, we also provide a comprehensive suite of benefits that focus on the physical, emotional, financial, and social aspects of wellness. This encompasses support for working families, which may include backup dependent care, adoption assistance, infertility coverage, family building support, behavioral health solutions, paid parental leave, and paid caregiver leave.

To encourage your personal growth, we also offer a variety of training programs, professional development resources, and opportunities to participate in mentorship programs, employee resource groups, volunteer activities, and much more.

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Full time

Affiliated Companies

Affiliated Companies: Value Apothecaries Inc

Equal Employment Opportunity

Cencora is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

The company’s continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.

Cencora is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the employment process which are consistent with legal requirements. If you wish to request an accommodation while seeking employment, please call 888.692.2272 or email We will make accommodation determinations on a request-by-request basis. Messages and emails regarding anything other than accommodations requests will not be returned