Vifor Pharma, a world leading Nephrology, Iron Deficiency and Cardio-Renal pharmaceutical company, is experiencing rapid growth due to pipeline realization and optimization. Due to this we are looking to appoint a Medical Advisor in our Munich offices to work on our Nephrology portfolio in the German Affiliate. Ideally you will have pharmaceutical industry experience in a medical affairs role and therapeutic experience within Nephrology and ideally experience in clinical trials (non-interventional studies), applicants with CRO experience in Medical Affairs are also encouraged to apply.
As a member of the Medical Department, ensure the timely processing and response to inquiries from doctors, pharmacists, patients, etc. regarding modes of action, dosage instructions, side effects and safety-relevant aspects of all products sold by Vifor Pharma Deutschland. This includes,, carrying out appropriate research as well as preparing qualified opinions, recommendations and (standard) answers.
Contributing scientific content to marketing activities (e.g. product campaigns; mailing, advertising, PR, and promotions; Websites; Events, etc.) in cooperation with the marketing department. Developing and presenting lectures on Vifor products to doctors and other professionals.
- Supervision of scientific research projects
Support of the Medical Director in the supervision and execution of scientific research projects in accordance with legal and internal guidelines (e.g non-interventional studies, research grants, experience reports, etc.). Accompaniment of the Medical Director in the discussion of larger research projects, IIT (Investigator Initiated Trials) or Vifor sponsored clinical trials with German KOLs.
- Scientific Information Service
Tracking and assessment of developments in the respective indication areas relevant for Vifor Pharma, e.g. by reviewing and summarizing relevant publications. Support in the preparation of scientific communication documents (e.g. folders, special prints, patient brochures, presentations, etc.) in cooperation with the respective product manager. Participation in the development and creation of sales and medical materials for the field service.
- Key Account Support / Communication
Support of selected opinion leaders in the context of special projects as well as advisory boards, expert meetings, etc.
Support in the implementation of product and sales training courses, e.g. to provide AD employees with scientific information about products, market, competitors, regulatory news, etc. Support in the development of discussion guides and argumentation aids for the field service. Answering inquiries from the field service and advising on specific argumentation problems towards customers.
Support of the Medical Director in compliance with the compliance requirements for pharmaceutical companies, e.g. by creating, training and archiving relevant training documents or certificates for employees.
Development and further development of subject-specific know-how (e.g on the Medicines Act, therapeutic products advertising law, medical regulations, etc.) including by attending training courses and seminars, as well as regular reading of specialist literature and Internet research including know-how transfer to relevant areas and colleagues, development of training materials and training of employees and cooperation partners.
- Educated to Degree level in, biological sciences, pharmacy, human or veterinary medicine
- Fluent in English
- At least 2 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, preferably in the medical department or a comparable position
- Knowledge of the relevant legal regulations, e.B. Medicines Act, Therapeutic Products Advertising Act, Medical Device regualtions, FSA-Pharma Code, Good Clinical Practices, Good Pharmacovigilance Practices
- Professional appearance among opinion leaders and trade visitors
- Precise written and oral expression
- Compelling presentation skills
- Experience with clinical trials (Phase II-IV)