Group IT Retail Manager

Dr. Max is the leading omnichannel pharmacy chain in Central Europe, currently present in 6 countries (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Italy) with ambitious expansion plans across Europe. Dr. Max Pharmacy Chain Group HQ is looking for a Group IT Retail Manager to join our team and help us build the best platform. You will be responsible for retail area across the countries. Do you have experience within multicultural environment and strong project management skills? Let us know and then we will discuss further steps!

Address: Na Florenci 2116/15
Required education: University Degree
Required languages: English (advanced), Czech or other languages is benefitial
Employment form: Full-time work
What will be your responsibilities?
  • Lead the global IT Retail area across Dr. Max countries, designing the IT strategy and roadmap in alignment with the Group Operation Officer and Group Commercial Officer, and their teams
  • Effectively drive the IT roadmap for pharmacy operation, commercial, pricing and wholesale processes
  • Search for innovative solutions to support pharmacy Retail evolution
  • Manage the demand and define correct IT actions to translate business process into IT solutions
  • Effectively govern the implementation of current and future Retail application platforms supporting the design of standard processes and the implementation of standard solutions worldwide
  • Participate actively in the IT Retail projects by governing process design, functional specification analysis and validation, build and test solution, support Go live and post Go live
  • Establish and govern IT competence centers on Retail processes, leveraging on current resources in the countries
  • Manage budgets, resources, and relationships with stakeholders, vendors, and business partners
  • Develop business case and cost/benefit analysis for IT spending and initiatives
  • Report directly to Group CIO
What do we expect from you?
  • Degree in IT/technical subject
  • 4+ years of experience with product/project management
  • Experience in Retail systems (POS, Pricing, Retail Management Systems, store operations solution, ERP, etc.)
  • Knowledge of retail processes
  • Fluent English, other languages (Czech/Italian/…) are a plus
  • Proactive approach with a problem solving attitude
  • Smart, curious, adaptable people with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Passion for IT, technology and innovation
What do we offer?
  • A strategic role within a european company with the HQ in Prague
  • Working for the leading pharmacy chain in CEE with great expansion plans
  • Friendly working environment whre people also meet outside of working hours
  • Responsible global level job with great opportunity to have impact on the business as a whole
  • Space for professional growth within the growing organization
  • Flexible working hours, possibility of home office once a week
  • 5 weeks of holidays, discount in Dr. Max pharmacies, meal coupons, contribution to free time activities (discounted Multisport card) and many other benefits in cooperation with our business partners

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV to


Dr. Max BDC, s.r.o.

Na Florenci 2116/15
110 00 Prague 1

The Dr. Max Group is owned by the Central European investment group Penta, established in 1994. Penta’s business areas include health care, financial services, manufacturing, retail businesses and real estate development. Penta manages a single fund for its partners, the shareholders in the company. The companies in Penta’s portfolio employee more than 43,000 people, and the Group’s asset value reached € 11.1 billion in 2020. Penta operates in more than 10 European countries and has offices in Prague, Bratislava, Warsaw and Munich.

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