Medical Affairs Manager GCC and MEA - Geneva

Location: Switzerland - Meyrin/Geneva

Function: Medical Affairs

Company: OM Pharma

Kira Maurer

International Talent Acquisition Specialist

+41 58 851 83 48

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About You

We are seeking a Medical Affairs Manager who will be based at our site in Geneva. In this operational position you will implement the medical strategy in line with the brand strategy at the local level. Reporting directly to the Medical Lead OM Pharma, your tasks and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:
  • Ensure implementation of our products strategy at the regional level in a region-specific manner
  • Manage relationship with the Medical Directors of all our partners
  • Develop KOL network and advisory boards
  • Enhance relationships with our product advocates
  • Co-organise CME events together with our by partners (design of agenda, selection and briefing of speakers)
  • Review promotional materials
  • Expand the knowledge of our products throughout medical education and the presence in congresses
  • Support IIT’s that could support our products strategy and help to better understand how best they can benefit the right patient populations
  • Provide medical orientation and transmit medical know-how of our products to our partners
  • Work together with our marketing team to ensure market leadership of our products in all the markets where we are present
  • Collaborate with pricing and reimbursement strategies
The ideal candidate is bringing a degree in Science (Ph.D., Pharm. D.) or Medicine (M.D.) , in addition to the following experience:
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in Medical Affairs, preferably internationally
  • Medical doctor or PhD with specialty studies in immunology, diabetes or angiology preferred
  • Training and experience in clinical studies
  • Training in Pharmacovigilance
  • English, French. Arabic would be an asset
  • Ability to travel, minimum 50%
  • Very good communication and stakeholder management skills at all levels
You are outgoing and proactive, disciplined, rigorous, structured and ethical. You are focused, not afraid to make bold decisions. You have the ability to understand, analyse and communicate medical information and adapt and manage unexpected situations. Communicating proactively in an honest, clear, precise  and structured way, you share information fully and freely. You work well and constructively with others, share knowledge and expertise, deals openly with tensions and conflicts. You act as a role model for others in line with Vifor Pharma Group values.

About Us

Vifor Pharma Group, formerly Galenica Group, is a global pharmaceutical 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 consists of Vifor Pharma; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, its joint company with Fresenius Medical Care; Relypsa; and OM Pharma. With its unique expertise in the field of immunology, OM Pharma develops and manufactures infectious diseases/OTX products for respiratory tract infections, lower urinary tract infections, ear care, abdominal distension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, chronic venous insufficiency, diabetic retinopathy, haemorrhoids, menometrorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding).

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