Location: Switzerland - Glattbrugg/Zurich

Function: Medical Affairs

Company: Vifor Pharma

Carolina Ponchione

Head of International Talent Acquisition

+41 58 851 82 97

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We are currently looking for a Senior Medical Affairs Manager, Cardiology who will be based in Glattbrugg. In this function you will support the Global Medical Lead, Cardiology in the development and implementation of the medical affairs strategy for the diagnosis and treatment of iron deficiency in the field of heart failure. Furthermore, you will support the development of medical material for internal and external education and communication and will be responsible for the review of promotional materials to ensure scientific accuracy. Your additional accountabilities will be the following:

  • In collaboration with the Global Medical Lead Cardiology, conceive, organize and manage Medical Advisory Boards and working groups 
  • Support Marketing in the development and maintenance of promotional materials representing the company and products in cardiology
  • Development and execution of Global Therapeutic Area Publication Plan 
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of scientific interactions with global Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) within the field of cardiology 
  • Manage interactions with advocacy groups and medical societies in the field of cardiology Create scientific documents and materials for communication and education purposes
  • Manage the budget for all activities supporting the function

For this role, we are looking for a candidate with scientific excellence  who demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills. With outstanding analytical and organizational skills and the ability to accurately evaluate medical scientific literature, you prove to bring sound medical affairs skills. Furthermore, you should have the following competencies:

  • Scientific (Ph.D., Pharm. D.) or medical education (M.D.)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in Medical Affairs, and/or Clinical Development at affiliate or HQ level
  • Experience with clinical study management and conduct as well as with health care industry compliance regulations
  • Medical experience in the therapeutic area of cardiology
  • Proven relationship building skills with internal and external audiences
  • Fluent level in English, both in oral and in written communications
  • Knowledge of commercialization and business practices as well as finance and budgeting experience
  • Knowledge of Regulatory Affairs and Drug Safety

We are looking for a candidate who can work and champion ideas at a global level and apply entrepreneurial thinking and spirit. Furthermore, you should demonstrate a strong customer orientation with the ability to continuously expand market and scientific knowledge. Being in that role will allow you to take a systematic approach to successfully resolve all issues, display strong organization and time management skills and act as a role model for others in line with Vifor Pharma Values.

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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