Senior Legal Counsel

Lieu: Switzerland - Glattbrugg/Zurich

Fonction: Legal and Compliance

Votre profil

Vifor Pharma, a world leading Nephrology, Iron Deficiency and Cardio-Renal pharmaceutical company, is experiencing rapid growth due to pipeline realization and optimization.

At this time, our Legal team in Zurich is growing and for this exciting opportunity we are seeking a Senior Legal Counsel who will join us on a temporary basis (12-months contract) and will provide strategic legal advice to research, regulatory and clinical development organisation on issues that span the life cycle of a pharmaceutical assets. You will be able to work independently and possess strong knowledge of healthcare or pharmaceutical laws, rules and regulations, industry practices and standards, and have demonstrated experience in analyzing complex issues. Senior Legal Counsel will be part of a small team based at headquarter while working closely with other attorneys across Vifor’s legal organization to coordinate and communicate input on legal matters. In this position you will be reporting to the Head Legal Pharma Operations.

Key Responsibilities 
  • Proactively identify and counsel research, clinical development and regulatory organizations on a variety of complex legal/regulatory issues to ensure compliance with laws, regulations and corporate policies partnering with other attorneys as appropriate.
  • Provide legal and strategic advice on life cycle management activities of Vifor products
  • Counsel and assist the clinical organization with a wide range of legal, compliance and governance matters including practical and timely guidance on research and clinical contract related issues including contract drafting, negotiation and training.
  • Keep up to date and follow developments in laws and regulations impacting the business and work with cross functional teams as well as external organization as appropriate
  • Work with other attorneys within the legal department and the business, advising on complex regulatory-related issues
Minimum Qualifications
  • Juris Doctorate or equivalent with minimum of 5 years pharmaceutical or healthcare work experience
  • Ability to exercise judgement and independently determine and take appropriate action.
  • Ability to translate complex legal requirements into practical suggestions and solutions.
  • Ability to manage workload priorities in a matrix environment.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, strategic thinking, communication and organizational skills.

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).

Pour de plus amples informations, veuillez consulter www.viforpharma.com/career

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