Retail Pharmacy Education and Job Requirements


Retail Pharmacy Requirements

In the pharmacy sector, it is very important for the retail business to flourish in order to encapsulate every band of customers from all corners of a locality. The person who is involved in the department of retail pharmacy, rather who is a retail pharmacist, buys the pharmaceutical products from the manufacturers and the wholesalers and sell those to the public at a slightly higher price, the difference being the profit margin. In many instances, a retail pharmacist is the person who plays the role of a manager in a concerned company or in a pharmaceutical retail shop. He/she has some pharmaceutical business executives under him/her.

Education Requirements:

  • A high school degree in any stream from a good educational institute with decent grades.
  • An under-graduate degree in either in pharmacy or in sales and marketing or in a field similar to this arena from a good college would be highly appreciated.
  • Though not necessary, but a master’s degree in pharmacy with an associated diploma in marketing and sales would put the candidate in a very good position to get the job.
  • Certified training in selling of pharmaceutical products from an accredited institute would of great advantage.

Job Requirements:

  • A minimum experience of 12 to 18 months as a retail salesperson in a well known business entity.
  • Must be dynamic in approach in selling the pharmaceutical retail products in an innovative manner.
  • Should possess very good documentation skills for recording the daily business activities.
  • Must be able to work over-time.

Category: Pharmaceutical Education Requirements

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