Location: Switzerland - Glattbrugg/Zurich

Function: Legal and Compliance

Company: Vifor Pharma

Kira Maurer

Junior Talent Acquisition

+41 58 851 83 48

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About You

In this position reporting to the Head Legal & Compliance of our joint Company, Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma (VFMCRP), you will play a key role in providing paralegal support to the Legal & Compliance Function. Your main tasks will be the following:

  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures, ethical practices, company values and adherence to relevant laws and regulations; support the 3rd party Due Diligence process
  • Manage contract templates and keep compliant with rules, regulations, codes and policies
  • Organize and maintain filing system and files correspondence, other legal records, and sensitive confidential documents
  • Identify needs and support for continuous improvement of processes, policies and templates and support management in planning and implementing improvements
  • Support in a proactive manner alignment with the two shareholders of the company and its affiliates
  • Liaise with external law firms
  • Take care of some administration support

For this position, we are looking for a fully committed candidate to deliver outstanding work product and a strong service orientation as well as a positive “can-do” attitude. This person should also have the ability to work successfully under tight deadlines and independently with minimal oversight. Furthermore, you should bring the following experiences and competencies:

  • Bachelor of Law, Qualification as Paralegal or several years of working experience in a similar position
  • Solid experience and understanding of legal terms and conditions
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry or a Compliance function would be an advantage
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work as a team-player and to effectively work with people of diverse rank and culture across a variety of business disciplines
  • Fluent level in English both in oral and written communications; additional language skills might be an asset (Spanish, German, French and Italian)
  • Ability to quickly grasp business objectives, prioritize and organize work
  • Excellent user of Office Programs (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

You demonstrate organizational and administrative excellence and the ability to thrive in fast-paced, quickly changing work environment. Furthermore, you prove to be accurate and precise as well as logical and organized. Being a strong communicator and a good negotiator, you demonstrate excellent writing and editing abilities. Finally, your pragmatic and entrepreneurial personality will allow you to be successful in this recently established Legal & Compliance Function.

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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