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Vizient, Inc.

Strategic Sourcing Category Manager/ Senior Portfolio Exec (19967R_Irving)




Full Time


Irving, Texas, United States

When you’re the best, we’re the best. We instill an environment where employees feel engaged, satisfied and able to contribute their unique skills and talents. We provide extensive opportunities for personal and professional development, building both employee competence and organizational capability to fuel exceptional performance now and in the future.


In this role, you will negotiate and manage assigned pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical suppliers for Vizient’s industry leading sourcing portfolio. You will negotiate contracts and managing a portfolio of key contrast media, radiopharmaceutical distribution, injection system suppliers along with other assigned suppliers within the pharmacy sourcing program.


  • Effectively communicate, present (formally and informally) and align opportunities, challenges and contracting strategies to Vizient leadership, Member councils, and other internal/external stakeholders. This may include prominent health care organizations and supplier organizations.
  • Conduct RFP bid analysis, award, and manage contracts according to Vizient’s contract processes and standards.
  • Ensure alignment of business strategy with overall corporate strategic objectives related to contracting activities.
  • Manage financial aspects of assigned contracts including budget, accruals, forecasting, and revenue expectations.
  • Monitor contract performance for market competitiveness and adherence to established terms and conditions.
  • Maintain industry expertise in the contrast and nuclear medicine markets through understanding the relevant markets, how products are used in the various imaging suites including the hospital pharmacy and materials departments; as well as in physician practices, free standing imaging and surgical centers.
  • Build relationships and serve as an expert resource to members, providers, and internal teams.
  • Provide direction and guidance to assigned portfolio analyst.


  • Relevant degree preferred.
  • 5 or more years of relevant experience required.
  • Radiopharmaceutical or contrast media industry experience preferred.
  • Strategic and rigorous analytical agility with the ability to understand complex business issues and opportunities, while using sound judgment to set objectives and direction to drive results is desired.
  • A passion for high-quality work with critical thinking and an attention to detail mindset that is service oriented.
  • Leadership skills with a proven track record of delivering results.
  • Exceptional communication and cross-functional interaction skills, including presentation, verbal, and documentation.
  • Willingness to travel.



Estimated Hiring Range:

$88,900.00 - $132,250.00

This position is also incentive eligible.

Vizient has a comprehensive benefits plan! Please view our benefits here:

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Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The Company is committed to equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender identity, ethnicity, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.