Location: Switzerland - Villars-sur-Glâne/Fribourg

Function: Medical Affairs

Company: Vifor Pharma

Marilda Martins

Regional Talent Acquisition Specialist

+41 58 851 67 69

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About You

At this position, you work for the Medical Department in Fribourg and are in charge of the successful management and coordination of local educational programs developed by Vifor Pharma. According to the brand plans, you develop and implement medical education concepts and activities. Your responsibilities include:

  • Develop and drive the implementation of effective medical education strategies
  • Assess  the current market offer to determine medical education needs with key external stakeholders and use results for program planning
  • Develop medical education plans, timelines and budgets to support key product launches and promotion, in alignment with the brand teams
  • Develop and implement a strong medical concept including internal and external coordination on the key messages
  • Ensure coordination of medical education activities and alignment of key messages across the organization
  • Ensure compliance with regulations and codices related to the organization and provision of the corporate activities
  • Lead internet educational platforms for patients and Health Care Professionals (HCPs)
  • Develop educational concepts for young physician development
    Establish a sound publication plan across portfolio and therapeutic areas
  • Develop educational concepts for young physician development (rising stars)

For this challenging role, we are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic person bringing the following profile:

  • University Degree in medicine or sciences area, within the healthcare field
  • At least 3 years of experience within medical affairs or medical education roles in the biopharmaceutical industry
  • General knowledge of medical communication and education approaches and best practices
  • Familiarity with regulatory and legal guidelines regarding medical education and communication
  • Native French or German, with very good command of the other language, and fluent in English

You hold strong communication and collaboration skills, and like to implement new concepts. You feel comfortable in organizing and planning activities in a cross-functional setting. You describe yourself as a creative, innovative and well-structured person.

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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