Personal Assistant to the Chief Strategy Officer and to the Chief Business Officer - Zurich

Location: Switzerland - Glattbrugg/Zurich

Function: Strategy

Company: Vifor Pharma

Georgia Izzat

International Talent Acquisition Specialist

+41 58 851 83 78

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About You

We are currently looking for a Personal Assistant to provide administrative support to the Chief Strategy Officer and to the Chief Business Officer. Your tasks and responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Calendar management
  • React on incoming phone calls, e-mails according to standard processes; provide support independently
  • Coordinate local and international meetings; arrange travel, meeting arrangements, visitor accommodations
  • Organise meetings, including logistics, catering and equipment needs
  • Prepare and file documents
  • Prepare presentations
  • Prepare agendas, take and complete meeting minutes; coordinate distribution and follow up on action items
  • Coordinate financial processes such as invoicing, payments, expense reports
  • Provide training, guidance and orientation to new team members
  • Additional projects, upon request

The successful candidate has completed a Commercial degree and additionally you bring the following knowledge and experience:

  • Further education as management assistant (“Direktionsassistentin”)
  • Minimum 5 years related experience in administrative support role to a senior executive member
  • Excellent practice using MS Office tools (Word, Powerpoint etc.)
  • Fluency in English and German
  • Experience in an international or headquarter environment within the pharmaceutical, medical devices or life science industry would be preferred
  • Seniority and confidence in a support function to share ideas and push-back, when required

You lead by example and actively demonstrate the company core values. You communicate details clearly and accurately, both orally and in writing. You possess a high level of discretion, taking a proactive approach to identifying service support, information flow and process, ensuring to resolve all issues appropriate. You show reasonable flexibility regarding working hours and are able to work in an efficient and structured way, setting priorities according to needs. You demonstrate a service-oriented approach to all activities, you are willing to learn new approaches and adapt to change.

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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