Purchasing Mgr (R1099798) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/9/2019

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Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

Identify opportunities from vendor expenditure, instigating and leading purchasing processes to realize benefits.  Ensure adherence to the IQVIA corporate purchasing policy which encourages vendor competition.

Extract spend data from accounts payable or other databases, create spend reports in various formats and carry out analysis to highlight potential opportunities.

Extract spend files from vendors to create baselines spend for key purchasing categories.

Identify purchasing programs where change will impact the business.

Act as purchasing lead for sourcing activities and present findings and recommendations to management as directed.

Identify and manage key team members for purchasing processes, obtain support from stakeholders and create requirements for purchasing exercises.

Act as Purchasing lead for sourcing activities and prepare and present findings/ recommendations to management.

Benchmark and validate opportunities by Requests for Information, and prepare and issue competitive Requests for Proposals.

Ensure adherence to the IQVIA Transnational corporate purchasing policy which encourages vendor competition.

Design vendor management programs, organize monthly and quarterly meetings, collect and monitor IQVIA data as input to the vendor performance reporting and prepare vendor performance scores for internal distribution.

Create and implement on-line auctions using eAuction technology.

Train other staff in the use of the eAuction technology.

Ensure purchase orders comply with contract terms and work to improve the efficiency of the purchase to pay process.

Perform other duties as assigned.

3-5 years' experience of which three should be in purchasing, supply chain management, materials management, procurement

Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at workday_recruiting@iqvia.com to arrange for such an accommodation.



Job ID: R1099798