Medical Information Officer - 2 year FTC

Lieu: UK - Staines/London

Fonction: Medical Affairs

Niveau de Séniorité: Specialist

Votre profil

Vifor Pharma a world leading Nephrology, Iron Deficiency and Cardio-Renal pharmaceutical company are experiencing rapid growth due to pipeline realization and optimization. As such we are looking to add a Medical Information Officer in our UK team based in Staines-upon – Thames (with hybrid working)  for a fixed period of 2 years.

Ideally you will have experience working in medical information in a pharmaceutical company or vendor of MI services or similar. A broad scope of medical information and medical affairs activities is on offer for the right individual to progress their career and add value to the patients we serve.


·        Consistent demonstration of Vifor Values

Key Measures of Success

  • Quality, consistency and effective management of medical information enquiries, incl. documentation
  • Local Key Information Documents (KIDS) based on global KIDS, if applicable, in place and up to date
  • Compliance with regulations, Codes, Policies, Instructions and service level agreements
  • Successful contribution to internal/external audits or inspections and timely resolution of CAPAs.


  • Work with the Senior Medical Information Officer and internal experts to ensure consistency and high quality of responses to enquires in a timely manner. Ensure medical information provided is scientifically accurate, balanced and based on most up-to-date literature.
  • Develop local key information documents (LKIDs) for Vifor Pharma products, if possible based on global key information documents (GKIDs), and ensure all documents are up to date, scientifically accurate, unbiased, fully referenced and compliant with local medical information regulations.
  • Maintain a log of all Medical Information enquiries in the global database (IRMS), compliant with policy and procedural documents.
  • Establish and regularly update relevant information sources such as databases, factsheets and other technical information.
  • Identification and reporting of RtSI and PQC in compliance with all policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the reconciliation activities between medical information and the safety and quality departments.
  • Support the preparation and management of audits and inspections.
  • Support the organization by ensuring that new scientific information is made available and assessed according to the evidence base, for Vifor Pharma products and relevant competitors, and that high levels of scientific expertise are maintained.
  • Support Senior Officer in maintenance of regulatory documents by ensuring up-to-date product labels and related materials in a timely manner.
  • Analyse MI data on IRMS to generate local MI trends and report on the same to provide medical and scientific insight.
  • Screen and analyze local literature for adverse events and regulatory intelligence for updates to relevant guidance.
  • Support the organisation with material review, copy approval and scientific assessment.
  • Deliver on-demand company training to support internal and cross functional teams on for example medical information, therapy area, processes, and platforms etc. For example, but not exclusively, on medical information.
  • Support the preparation of formularies submissions with the best available scientific evidence
  • Ad-hoc support to medical affairs (e.g. publication planning, advisory boards, conferences write up).
  • Provide local congress support.
  • Assist in the copyright clearance of materials produced locally.
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Minimum Requirements

  • University degree in Medical Field (e.g. Medicine, Pharmacy, Biology/ Biochemistry).
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately and effectively evaluate medical scientific literature.
  • Ability to communicate information clearly and logically, both orally and in written.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks within restrictive timeframes. 

Preferred Requirements

  • Doctoral level degree (MD, PharmD or PhD)
  • 1-2 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry or other relevant experience
  • Previous experience in medical writing and database administration
  • Experience of working in a customer focused environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of applicable local regulations and/or codes
  • Good working knowledge of platforms and tools such as Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat

A propos de nous

Le groupe Vifor Pharma est une entreprise pharmaceutique internationale spécialisée. Son ambition est de devenir le leader mondial dans les domaines de la carence en fer, de la néphrologie et des traitements cardio-rénaux. L’entreprise est le partenaire de choix pour les médicaments et les solutions innovantes axées sur le patient. Le groupe Vifor Pharma aspire à aider les patients du monde entier atteints de maladies graves et chroniques à mener une vie meilleure et plus saine. La société développe, fabrique et commercialise des produits pharmaceutiques offrant des soins de précision aux patients. Le groupe Vifor Pharma occupe une position de premier plan dans toutes ses activités clés. Il se compose des entreprises suivantes: Vifor Pharma; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma (sa société commune avec Fresenius Medical Care); et OM Pharma.

Le groupe Vifor Pharma a son siège en Suisse et est coté à la Bourse suisse (SIX Swiss Exchange, VIFN, ISIN: CH0364749348).

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