Purchasing Analyst, office based in Bratislava - (1808134) in Bratislava at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 9/30/2018

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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey!

IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.
PURPOSE
Under guidance, assist with the identification of opportunities from vendor expenditure, and work with colleagues to realize benefits for a variety of purchasing category initiatives. Ensure adherence to the IQVIA Transnational corporate purchasing policy which encourages vendor competition.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Extract spend data from accounts payable or other databases and create spend reports.
  • Prepare data templates for creation of baselines and provide templates to vendor to populate with line item spend details.
  • Under guidance, work with functional stakeholders to identify requirements, identify purchasing process steps and timetable for completion of the project.
  • Under guidance, prepare and issue competitive Requests for Information or Requests for Proposals and negotiate the best commercial terms.
  • Prepare and present purchasing recommendations to purchasing management.
  • Under guidance, collect IQVIA data from issue logs to feed into vendor performance reports and organise monthly and quarterly meetings for vendor management programs.
  • Under guidance, create and populate templates required for ePurchasing exercises and assist set up on-line auction events.
  • Ensure purchase orders comply with contract terms and work to improve the efficiency of the purchase to pay process.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Knowledge of purchasing methodologies, processes and practices.
  • Knowledge of supply chain management, materials management, purchasing or procurement.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Working knowledge of technical accounting skills.
  • Good analytical and numeracy skills.
  • Ability to exercise judgment within procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple work requirements to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients.
     
    MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
    Bachelor’s Degree in business or finance with 1 year's experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
     
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech.
  • Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers.
  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time.
     
 
Min. basic wage 1,300 EUR gross / monthly BASED ON EXPERIENCE
We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes.

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.



Job ID: 1808134

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