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Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Ternitz, Niederösterreich, Austria
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


When you're part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do challenging work, and be part of a team that values performance, quality and innovation. As part of a successful, growing global organization you will be encouraged to perform at your best. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Position Summary:
The Therapeutic Area Manager is responsible for ensuring that robust supply plans within designated therapeutic area(s) are in place to meet the needs of Clinical Supply Optimization and Clinical Ancillary Management service portfolios putting the right structures in place to optimize global and regional supply strategies with regard to efficiency, cost effectiveness, and continuity of patient supply. It also implements demand and operations planning processes to minimize supply chain waste and maximize operational capacity in partnership with Demand Planning and Supply Chain Strategy Teams.

What you will do

  • Ensures consistent, clear clinical supply contracts are negotiated with clinical customers to ensure supply is fit for purpose and meets the needs of study and patient
  • Manages staff and simplifies supply at program level, where practical, to reduce cost and increase flexibility of supply for Phase I-IV clinical studies conducted globally
  • Ensures effective resolution of challenges and issues that have the potential to impact patients, study progression or data quality
  • Ensures effective management of quality within team and quality investigations, customer complaints and associated CAPA's are completed in a timely manner.
  • Liaises with Global Supply Chain Management Leadership to ensure global process alignment, SOP creation and maintenance, and training for the team.
  • Utilizes understanding of Clinical Trial Supply Chain Management best practice principles to develop new or improve existing processes and ensures compliance and appropriate documentation of processes and procedures.
  • Stays abreast of relevant cGMPs, GCPs, and other regulatory requirements and ensures study management activities are aligned.
  • Manages, tracks and monitors business budgets, including personnel costs and headcount planning, as well as, client invoicing.
  • Develops and monitors appropriate metrics and proactively makes adjustments to ensure business success.
  • Engages and participates in divisional initiatives that are related to or involve Clinical Supply Optimization and/or Clinical Ancillary Management.
  • Achieves optimal results by effectively partnering with subject matter experts across multiple functional areas
  • Represents and appropriately positions the services for potential clients
  • Demonstrates the ability to promote the company vision

How you will get here

  • Bachelor's Degree in operations management or science related field (equivalent experience may be considered). Prefer advanced degree in a health related or business field.
  • 5+ years of experience leading diverse, direct and matrixed teams; in both co-located and remote situations.
  • Minimum of 7 years of pharmaceutical experience;
  • Financial management and people management skills are critical to this position.
  • Domestic and international travel will be at 25-40%
  • Experience in clinical manufacturing and packaging is preferred
  • Excellent project and process management skills gained within a complex matrix organization.
  • Ability to lead matrix and cross-functional teams.
  • Strong leadership, communication and interface management skills, combined with the ability to lead and influence others and achieve positive outcomes.
  • Demonstrated leadership in establishing goals and meeting business objectives

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 75,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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