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Vizient, Inc.

Portfolio Executive - Clinical Pharmacist





Full Time

On Site


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 execute the business strategy and activities of brand and generic pharmaceutical manufacturer contracting by building and leveraging relationships with pharmacy leaders and patient providers. You will be responsible for negotiating contracts and managing a portfolio of pharmaceutical suppliers while being the key contributor in developing trusted relationships with our supplier partners and Members to build innovative solutions. This position reports to the Director of Pharmacy and is located in our Irving, TX office.


  • Assist in the development of Vizient market opportunities and strategies to pursue programs and contracts ensuring optimal utilization and Member value.
  • Understand and evaluate the use of drugs in hospital pharmacy as well as in alternate sites of care including home care, managed care, and physician practices.
  • Monitor contract performance for market competitiveness and adherence to terms and conditions while collaborating with peers to deliver supply chain needs.
  • Effectively communicate and formally and informally present to align opportunities and challenges with decision making and contracting strategies to Vizient leadership, Member councils, and other internal and external stakeholders including prominent health care organizations and pharmaceutical drug companies.
  • Articulate and present drug therapy product cost analysis and market assessments that help identify opportunities for cost savings and Member value.
  • Maintain a very high level of customer satisfaction for all suppliers, distributors, and providers by fostering and building collaborative business relationships.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor and build lasting relationships with healthcare system pharmacy leaders and other health care providers.
  • Conduct bid analysis, award and manage contracts to Vizient Contract Processes and Standards.
  • Manage financial aspects of the assigned contracts including budget accruals, forecasting and revenue expectations.
  • Provide direction and guidance to assigned portfolio analyst.
  • Stay abreast of relevant industry trends, clinical pipelines, and regulatory requirements.
  • Will sit in our Irving, TX (Dallas) office.


  • A Pharmacy degree is required. Master’s degree is a plus.
  • 2 or more years' experience of Clinical pharmacist experience is required.
  • Ability to assess pharmaceutical pipelines and the overall pharmacy space.
  • Experience in pharmacy contracting preferred.
  • A passion for high-quality work with critical thinking and a service-oriented, attention-to-detail mindset.
  • Strategic and rigorous analytical agility while using sound judgment to set objectives and proven track record of delivering results.
  • Exceptional communication, presentation, and cross-functional interaction skills with the ability to effectively build relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders.
  • Position will be located in our corporate office in Irving, TX (Dallas).
  • Willingness to travel.

Estimated Hiring Range:

$86,300.00 - $128,400.00

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.