Nanomedicine Science - Zurich

Location: Switzerland - Glattbrugg/Zurich

Function: Strategy

Company: Vifor Pharma

Georgia Izzat

International Talent Acquisition Manager

+41 58 851 83 78

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About You

Are you a savvy networker with a profound scientific background? Are looking for a role where you can shape a new and upcoming area? In this role, you will work on regulators, Health Care Professionals (HCPs) and payers education programs to pave the future for Nanomedicines. Reporting to the Nanomedicines Lead, your tasks and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Maintain close relations with the regulatory network, geauthorities, academics and key opinion leaders (KOLs)
  • Contribute scientifically to the discussion among the stakeholders in drug regulation to define, establish and harmonise appropriate regulatory standards for nanomedicines for patient’s safety and benefit
  • Engage in the education of hospital pharmacists in collaboration with relevant institutions or organisations and internally in relevant cross-functional teams, to increase awareness and understanding of these products, of their regulations and their appropriate medical use
  • Take advantage of the specific knowledge and experience from the Vifor Pharma product portfolio and their follow-on products
  • Develop and shape regulatory strategies with the relevant functions, using science-based insights and principles

You hold an M.D. degree or a PhD in a Life Sciences field in addition to the following experience:

  • 10-12 years’ experience in professional roles relevant to the pharmaceutical industry
  • Credible and wide-ranging (scientific) network to get access and also acceptance by (regulatory) scientists, payers and hospital pharmacists
  • Demonstrated experience and leadership providing scientific input to development of health care products and their use in the clinical environment
  • Solid knowledge of the global scientific and regulatory environment
  • Continuous training on relevant topics to keep professional and scientific qualification
  • Flexible and result-oriented; detail conscious and precise in adopting and creating relevant standards
    good understanding of US and EU pharmaceutical market and regulations
  • 20 to 30% travel commitment

You are a seasoned professional with the ability understand and engage in high-level, complex scientific exchange about complex concepts to establish new scientific and regulatory insights and standards. You bring outstanding interpersonal skills, enabling you to build and broaden your network internally in a cross-functional environment and externally with authorities, academics and KOLs. You apply entrepreneurial thinking and spirit. You work as a role model for others in line with the 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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