Location: Russia - Moscow

Function: Medical Affairs

Company: Vifor Pharma

Darya Koblik

International Talent Acquisition Specialist

+41 58 851 89 22

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Due to the expansion of our global business, we are looking for a Medical Manager to recruit and lead the team of Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs) in our office in Moscow. As the Medical Manager for Russia, you will represent Medical Affairs externally; establishing and maintaining medical relationships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), HCPs and key accounts on behalf of Vifor Pharma Group. You will develop and execute the country medical plan, through scientific engagement with the medical community. Reporting directly to the Medical Director CEE & MEA, your responsibilities and tasks will include:

  • Lead, coach and support the MSL team
  • Develop and drive scientific and medical expertise
  • Identify, develop and maintain relationships with KOLs, HCPs and professional organisations to facilitate scientific engagement, scientific exchange and medical information
  • Utilize knowledge and scientific presentation skills to provide Disease State Education, clinical presentations and respond to medical requests
  • Achieve medical goals through KOL engagement, key account medical support, training and other appropriate activities
  • Communicate medical and scientific insights from interactions with the medical community within the medical team
  • Provide medical support for patient and formulary access of Vifor Pharma products following global and local policies and procedures
  • Support the development, implementation and completion of medical activities including advisory boards, congress symposia, hospital meetings and speaker programs
  • Serves as a medical resource for internal medical and sales training
  • Support company-sponsored clinical research and IIS process including understanding research requirements, procedures and processes
  • Attend relevant scientific meetings and conferences and support development of summaries of key data, presentations or symposium relevant to the company
  • Ensure all activities and interactions are conducted in compliance with applicable local and global laws, regulations, guidelines and company policies and procedures

We are looking for an experienced Medical Manager with strong leadership skills. Additionally, you will bring the following qualifications, background and experience:

  • Qualified Medical Doctor (MD)
  • Minimum 5-6 years demonstrated experience with a medical affairs role in the Rx Pharmaceutical industry within Russia
  • Ideally, prior experience leading a team within the medical affairs department
  • Experience in clinical research and GCP guidance
  • Fluent in English and Russian both in spoken and written communication

You are someone that prides yourself and your proven ability to lead a team. Your ability to work well within a team ensures your success within a collaborative environment. Your expert medical knowledge enables your ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with KOLs and other key stakeholders. A positive, motivated mindset, ensures your success within a dynamic, diverse environment. Finally, you pride yourself on your ability to thrive in an ambiguous, entrepreneurial environment.

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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