A Call for Applications for 2022 - PSNZ National Executive
Join your Pharmaceutical Society National Executive
as a Co-opted Member
A Call for Applications for 2022
Early Career Pharmacists and Technicians
Early Career Pharmacist (ECP) co-opted National Executive member role
has been a most successful one since its inception in 2017. The current
incumbent’s term has come to an end and the National Executive is
seeking applications to fill this vacancy.
to the success of this co-opted position, the National Executive have
decided to open up another co-opted position for a Technician member to
also join them.
Any appointments made by the Society's National Executive as co-opted members will be for an initial period of eighteen months (July 2022 to November 2023) and the Society is now calling for applications from suitably qualified individuals.
Early Career Pharmacist criteria:
• Applicants must be a registered pharmacist and member of the Society, with no more than 10 years practice experience.
• Pharmacists are required to submit a CV and covering letter clearly conveying the reasons for their application and demonstrating their knowledge of the challenges facing early career pharmacists.
• Applicants must be a Technician member of the Society.
• Technicians are required to submit a CV and covering letter clearly conveying the reasons for their application and demonstrating their knowledge of the challenges facing technicians.
Applicants for both positions will be shortlisted and then undergo a panel interview.
A position description of the role of a co-opted member is available and attached to this email.
Applications close on Friday 3 June 2022, with a short list prepared for interviews to be held via zoom the week commencing 13 June 2022.
The successful applicant/s will attend the 14 July Strategy meeting as well as the 15 July National Executive meeting to be held in Wellington.
In summary, the people the National Executive are seeking will be able to demonstrate the following skills and attributes;
Ability to think strategically, identifying and assessing direction, opportunities and threats in the context of Society objectives
Experience in championing change and providing leadership
Knowledge and experience of contemporary practice relevant to Society membership
Experience or skill in policy development
Health care sector:
Knowledge of the sector and experience with pharmacist/technician roles and their interface with multidisciplinary teams
Government relations and advocacy:
Experience and understanding of government agencies, networks and influencing decision makers
Abilities and experience
Please post your applications to arrive by Friday 3 June 2022, to:
Chief Executive, Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand
PO Box 11640, Manners Street, Wellington 6142 or