Senior Manager – Clinical Trial Supplies in Vienna, Austria


Job Overview

  • Working closely with department director on day to day requirements as applicable

  • To support the growth of IQVIA’s Clinical Trial Supply Team by leveraging all available commercial, strategic and operational skills

  • To provide sales support and consultation to the IQVIA Sales teams

  • To provide support to the commercial and strategic elements of the Cencora (AmerisourceBergen) Account relating to Alcura and OTC alongside department director and VP

  • To support the direction and ongoing strategy of the CTS department through development of new offerings and capabilities etc.

  • To support the CTS team on a daily basis through providing study/sponsor oversight

Essential Functions

  • Provide end to end support to the business development teams within IQVIA including vendor quote requests and screening.

  • Prepare and support/lead bid defence presentations in partnership with Business Development for large sized, mid-sized and small pharma companies relating to CTS Services

  • Build and extend internal (and external) networks with a view to establishing CTS Services in the mindset of associated teams

  • Promote CTS department internally at all levels

  • Supervise problem solving and resolution efforts to include management of risk, contingencies and issues. Take accountability for proactive contingency plans to mitigate risks

  • Coach and/or mentor junior team members when required around project delivery, planning, project review, risk management and problem solving to ensure global alignment of work practices across the team

  • Support gold standard department quality through management of KPI’s to drive performance and decision making. Support the drive to embed a quality culture into the CTS department across internal and external teams

  • Leading meetings as and when required

  • Adopt corporate initiatives and changes, and serve as a change advocate when necessary

  • Work with CTS team members on projects as required

  • Support VMO team as required

  • Provide oversight on awarded studies when necessary


  • BSc Honors in Life sciences or related field

  • Requires good clinical research experience including at least 3 years of CMO experience, project management/supply chain management experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

  • Knowledge of clinical trial conduct and skill in applying applicable clinical research regulatory requirements i.e. cGMP, ICH GCP and relevant local laws, regulations and guidelines, towards clinical trial conduct

  • Good understanding of the competitive environment and how to communicate/demonstrate value through IQVIA solutions

  • Communication – Strong written and verbal communication skills including good command of English language Strong presentation skills. Requires customer management skills

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Ability to work through others to deliver results to the appropriate metrics

  • Ability to make decisions, bringing clarity to disparate information to drive actions and deliver results

  • Organization – Planning, time management and prioritization skills. Ability to organize resources needed to accomplish tasks, set objectives and provide clear direction to others, experience planning activities in advance and taking account of possible changing circumstances.

  • Prioritization – Ability to handle conflicting priorities. Ability to work strategically to realize goals

  • Quality – Attention to detail and accuracy in work. Results-oriented approach to work delivery and output.

  • Good software and computer skills, applications including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • The ability to collaborate and be a team player is essential

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

IQVIA is a world leader in using data, technology, advanced analytics, and expertise to help customers drive healthcare – and human health – forward. Together with the companies we serve, we are enabling a more modern, more effective and more efficient healthcare system, and creating breakthrough solutions that transform business and patient outcomes.

To get there, it takes diverse skills and a curiosity to explore new possibilities. No matter your role, everyone at IQVIA, including our colleagues at Q² Solutions, contributes to our shared goal of improving human health. Thank you for your interest in growing your career with us.

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