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Pharmacy Strategy Leader, Drug Management

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 26 Wellington Street East
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Job category: Customer Service and Administrative Support
  • Job ID: JR10020624
  • Job type: Permanent Job
  • Apply before: 2024-07-26


Division: Group Insurance; Location: Toronto or Montreal; Working Conditions: Telework with requirement for some travel

Are you someone who has a great understanding of Pharmacoeconomics and is looking for an opportunity to utilize your expertise to develop new and innovative products? iA Financial Group is seeking a dynamic and experienced Pharmacy Strategy Leader, Drug Management to join our close knit team. In this role, you will play a key role in creating and implementing drug management strategies to create robust drug benefit coverage for our plan sponsors and members.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Play a pivotal role in crafting and promoting iA's drug management strategy within the group insurance division to maximize value for our plan sponsors and members.

  • Lead finalist presentations, participate in client meetings, and provide tailored training to various teams based on specific needs.

  • Engage in industry committees and provide support to the drug product development team.

  • Spearhead the Drug Evaluation Process, including monitoring the pharmaceutical industry, evaluating new drugs, and defining reimbursement criteria.

  • Collaborate with our PBM, Express Scripts Canada, to optimize benefits for iA and plan sponsors while maintaining a comprehensive understanding of their offerings.

  • Cultivate and develop strategic partnerships with key pharmaceutical industry stakeholders.


  • Bachelor's degree in pharmacy or a related field, or 10 years of experience within in the pharmaceutical industry or group insurance industry with a focus on drug management.

  • Thorough understanding of provincial drug support and research programs, as well as insight into the drug market access in Canada.

  • Exceptional client service skills with strong presentation and communication.

  • Exceptional client service skills with strong presentation and communication.

  • Advanced level of the English language both written and verbal communication since in this role you will be required to lead finalist presentations, provide expert advice and guidance and support the Sales Team as well as clients based in Toronto and Western Canada on a daily basis.

What iA Financial Offers:

  • A competitive compensation plan that also includes an annual bonus for all permanent employees

  • We value and encourage our employees to have a good work life balance and so on top of vacation we offer Personal Leave Days

  • To encourage an active and healthy lifestyle, we have a generous Wellness plan that covers physical activity and wellness expenses.

  • A medical and dental plan for our employees and their dependents as well as a Health Spending Account to cover costs not covered by our plan

  • A Defined Benefit Pension plan to take care of you in retirement.

  • A home office equipment program to ensure that you have the best working environment.

  • Participation in our Share Purchase Plan with matching contributions from iA

  • Your development and continuous improvement are important to us! We offer an Education Assistance Program to ensure you have the tools and knowledge to grow your career here at iA.

At iA, we invest,
in you.

Our employees are our best investment and we have much to offer them.

Company Overview


iA Financial Group is the strength of a company with a human side, with its over 8,000 employees. Together, we have earned the trust of our more than four million clients and 50,000 advisors who have chosen us for their insurance, savings, and wealth management.

With over $200 billion in assets and half a billion invested in technological innovation, we’re a key player in the financial services industry in Canada and the United States. The secret to our success? Investing in you, one person at a time. Because, for over 125 years, we have believed that it’s by supporting our employees and surrounding ourselves with the most reputable leaders in the industry, we will continue to innovate.

At iA, we’re invested in you.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At iA Financial Group, we support and celebrate diversity. We strive to provide a workplace that is recognized as inclusive for all, regardless of ethnic origin, nationality, language, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family situation, or physical or mental disability.

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