MEDICAL INFORMATION OFFICER - BAGSHOT

Location: UK - Bagshot/London

Function: Medical Affairs

Company: Vifor Pharma

Georgia Izzat

International Talent Acquisition Specialist

+41 58 851 83 78

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About You

Are you looking for a new challenge in a specialist pharmaceutical company?  An opportunity has arisen to join a small, dynamic and successful team in the UK. The continued success of the brand means that the company is recruiting for a Medical Information Officer based in our Office in Bagshot Surrey.
 
This Medical Information Officer role will have the following responsibilities: 

  • Provides up-to-date and relevant medical, technical and pharmaceutical information on Vifor Pharma products and any products maintained by Vifor under Commercial Agreements to both external and internal customers, including sales representatives in accordance with the ABPI code of practice.
  • Develops an in depth knowledge on all relevant products, providing expertise and advice to others within the UK organisation.
  • Supports the collection, documentation and communication of all pharmacovigilance reports and information.
  • Deliver company training; for example, but not exclusively, on medical information and Pharmacovigilance activities.
  • Supports  and logs the collection, documentation, communication and information relating to product and service complaints.
  • Involvement in the company’s preparation and management of internal/external inspections.
  • Quality, consistency and effective management of Medical Information and Pharmacovigilance enquiries.
  • Maintenance of Frequently Asked Questions (and their answers) and Key Information Documents (KIDS).
  • Upkeep of key information sources such as databases, factsheets and other technical information.
  • Effective engagement with other functions.
  • Maintenance of excellent results from external and internal quality Audits.

The knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties of this position are typically acquired through the following combination of education, experience and knowledge, or the equivalent

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in pharmacy or life science.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry or other relevant experience.
  • Ability to communicate information clearly and logically, both orally and in written form.
  • Ability to prioritise own workload.
  • High standards and attention to detail.

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience of working in a customer focused environment.
  • Understanding of pharmacovigilance systems and the regulatory environment.


We offer you an interesting and challenging opportunity in an international company. As a small-to-medium Specialty Pharmaceutical company we work cross-functionally, with lean structures and an entrepreneurial mind-set. To achieve our goals we focus on solutions, effective processes and we constantly seek to improve our way of doing things. In response to our demanding environment we offer opportunities to bring forward ideas, lead change as well opportunities for personal development and growth. The company offers competitive terms and conditions.

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.

For more information, please visit: http://www.viforpharma.com/en/about-vifor-pharma/who-we-are.

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