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Translation Vendor Manager

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Mapa de ubicación: Osaka, Osaka, Japan Full time R1291242

Descripción del trabajo

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.

Job Overview

IQVIA Translations is a fast-growing area of our company and as such we are looking for a vendor manager to drive this exciting venture forward.

You would be responsible for the recruitment of a high performing network of specialized linguists to support IQVIA Translations Services (ITS) growth strategy.

Will be responsible to ensure ITS Translations and Localization projects are always fast resourced by the most talented and specialized linguists. 

Essential Functions

  • Develop a state-of-the-art network of Internal specialized Linguists in alignment with ITS strategic goals.

  • Maintain excellent and effective relationship with linguists in the network

  • Test resources, negotiate rates, set up onboarding sessions and maintain relevant performance metrics.

  • Ensure every recruited linguist brings domain knowledge, top quality, maximum compliance to ITS standards and adequate cost 

  • Develop a culture of continued improvement, drive change, challenge the status quo and always lead linguist relationships to achieve beyond expectations.

  • Resolve and escalate recruitment and linguist issues in a professional and timely fashion.

  • Record and document performance, internal projects, and other relevant activities. Produce, distribute, and present report/presentation materials to Director of Vendor and Language Management, ITS Operations and Leadership Team

  • Maintain excellent relationships and ensure successful collaboration with internal/external clients/stakeholders and manage any escalations or issues that may arise effectively
    Comply with relevant and applicable ITS SOPs and quality standards

  • Work closely with other ITS staff and contribute actively to other ITS strategic initiatives as needed. 
    Work with Senior Project managers, Project Managers and Junior Project Managers to identify resource gaps as well as anticipate the recruitment of new resources in line with project assignments and business objectives

  • Act as a link between team leaders, project managers and linguists
    Be the financial point of contact for linguists to manage cost reports and funnel cost related feedback.

Required Experience

•    Bachelor's degree, ideally in a linguistic, business, or scientific field 
•    Minimum of 7 years of experience in the translations and localization industry. At least 4 years of experience in Vendor Management Role
•    Has a track of success developing Linguistic Networks. Has experience working with databases of   freelance linguists, managing assignments, contracts and payments

We invite you to join IQVIA™.

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 a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

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