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Assistant Chief of Ohio Pharmacy Services [Administrative Officer 3] at STATE OF OHIO in Columbus, Ohio

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


The mission of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) is to provide statewide leadership of a high-quality mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery system that is effective and valued by all Ohioans.


Ohio Pharmacy Services (OPS) is a highly responsive procurement and distribution organization, providing quality goods and services for essential health and safety needs as legally designated by Ohio Revised Code § 5119.44.  Leading edge technologies and purchasing power are used to ensure lower prices and greater savings for the responsible use of public resources.



We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Chief at OPS, whose duties will include (but not be limited to):

Act as Assistant Chief of Ohio Pharmacy Services: Oversee the planning, purchasing, warehousing, distribution, forecasting and customer service for daily operations;

Plan and implement improvements to logistics system or processes;

Review financial statements, sales or activity reports, or other performance data to measure productivity or goal achievement or to identify areas needing cost reduction or program improvement;

Maintain and monitor compliance with rules, regulations, and laws related to wholesale pharmaceutical operations;

Establish or implement departmental policies, goals, objectives, or procedures in conjunction with Chief, Chief of Staff, Human Resources Deputy Director and Director;

Plan, direct and coordinate personnel and fiscal activities: direct or coordinate budget activities to fund operations and increase efficiency; approve expenditures; in conjunction with Human Resources and Chief, determine recruitment, classification and employee relations for OPS; assess training needs to design, plan, organize, or direct orientation and training programs for OPS employees;

Supervise management staff (e.g., provide work direction, establish priorities, evaluate performance and address deficiencies; review leave requests for appropriate approval, etc.);

Maintain liaison with public officials, private agencies, general public, and Central Office personnel.

Completion of undergraduate core program in business or public administration or closely related area; 12 mos. exp. in business or public administration. 

-Or 3 yrs. exp. in administrative, management or supervisory position.  

-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications For Employment noted above.