Location: Switzerland - Glattbrugg/Zurich

Function: Legal and Compliance

Company: Vifor Pharma

Darya Koblik

International Talent Acquisition Specialist

+41 58 851 89 22

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About You

Our Legal team is growing and we are looking for a Contract Management Specialist to join our global team in Glattbrugg, Zurich. In this position, you will support the implementation, roll-out and training for a new Contract Life Cycle Management tool. Reporting to the Senior Legal Counsel, your responsibilities will include the following:
  • Support the contract management team with electronic filing, archiving and administration of all of Vifor Pharma’s commercial contracts for the Swiss entities
  • Ensure the quality of the contract management data and regularly check entries of the contact management team and other admin users
    Establish and monitor electronic notification and alerts for required tasks
  • Provide trainings to users, maintain training records, review the need for refresher trainings and manage all related tasks, including all associated documentation
  • Provide subject expertise for the Contract Life Cycle Management tool, including incident, problem and change management with the Vifor Pharma ticketing system
  • Ensure changes and updates to the Contract Life Cycle Management tool are fully documented, according to needs for a validated system
    Ensure users are trained to use the Contract Life Cycle Management tool prior to implementation and release
  • Establish and maintain SOP and related procedural documents
    Manage access requests, document grant of access to users, periodically review the user accesses and evaluate changes
  • Collaboration with internal stakeholders from relevant functions – e.g. IT, Legal, Quality – and external stakeholders, including vendors and professional bodies
  • Understand and ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, guidelines and requirements
  • Support Legal Counsels in drafting legal documents, such as service agreements, amendment agreements, termination letters and confidentiality agreements

The ideal candidate demonstrates strong customer orientation, has experience working in the legal field managing contracts and brings an affinity to technology and IT, in addition to the following skills and experience:

  • Experience in a similar role in contracts management or paralegal function
  • Experience with administration or management of (contract) databases, knowledge of APTTUS or Salesforce would be an asset
  • Experience working with validated systems
  • Fluency in English, French would be preferred
  • Previous experience working in an international environment or pharmaceutical company would be preferred

About Us

Vifor Pharma Group, formerly Galenica Group, is a global specialty pharmaceuticals company that researches, develops, produces and markets its own pharmaceutical products and is the partner of choice for innovative, patient-focused solutions. The company’s goal is to be a global leader in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardio-renal therapies and strives to help patients around the world with severe and chronic diseases to lead better, healthier lives. Vifor Pharma Group has production sites in Switzerland and Portugal as well as a dynamic network of affiliates and partners offering broad market coverage all over the world. The company has an ever-growing global presence while at the same time remaining firmly rooted in its home market, Switzerland.

Vifor Pharma Group consists of Vifor Pharma; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, its joint company with Fresenius Medical Care; Relypsa; and OM Pharma.

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