Purchasing Coordinator – office based in Bratislava - (1802944) in Bratislava at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/20/2018

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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.
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 Transactional corporate purchasing policy which encourages vendor competition.
  • Oversee the extraction of spend data from accounts payable or other databases and create spend reports in various formats.
  • Prepare data templates for creation of baselines and provide templates to vendors, to populate with line item spend details.
  • Under guidance, work with functional stakeholders to identify requirements, identify sourcing process steps and project timetable and prepare Request for Information or Request for Proposals documentation.
  • Analyse bids and prepare comparative analysis to support evaluation decisions.
  • Research the vendor information and suitability to satisfy Professional Service Centre (PSC) request to approve new vendors.
  • Under guidance, create and populate templates required for eSourcing 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.
  • Create purchase order requisitions in resident purchasing system as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

All responsibilities are essential job functions unless noted as nonessential (N).

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of sourcing methodologies, processes and practices.
  • Knowledge of supply chain management, materials management, purchasing or procurement.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Technical accounting skills.
  • Data analysis and manipulation 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.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or High School qualification with 5 years' experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


  • 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.
Basic wage: min. 1,180 EUR gross/month

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: 1802944

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