Regulatory Affairs Trainee - Limited - Fribourg

Vifor Pharma
Villars-sur-Glâne, Switzerland
Closing date
23 Sep 2020

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Regulatory Affairs
Full Time
Contract Type
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About You

We are looking for a Trainee Regulatory Affairs at our site in Fribourg for the minimum duration of 6 months. In this role you will directly report to the Head of Regulatory Affairs Switzerland and support Regulatory Affairs Managers by acquiring knowledge and supporting in the following activities. Your tasks will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Manage the documentation relating to regulatory files for medicinal products, in particular traceability and archiving in a dedicated electronic system
  • Provide support to Regulatory Affairs Manager in the preparation of application dossiers and their submission to Health Authorities
  • Provide support to Regulatory Affairs Manager in checking the conformity of packaging texts and cross-functional review of new texts before submission
  • Provide support in preparing renewal of marketing authorisation and submission of PSURs
  • Provide dedicated regulatory support to the internal teams for the product portfolio

You bring the following profile:

  • Completed Master degree in the field of pharmacy or natural science
  • Fluency in English and French language, orally and in written
  • Good command of both written and spoken German language
  • Good user abilities in the computer environment: Microsoft Office, Internet, databases, etc.
  • Good teamplayer
  • Accuracy, flexibility and ability to work under stress, following timelines and deadlines
  • Self-assertion, creative, solution-oriented work approach

You have excellent communication and negotiation skills at all levels (for internal and external stakeholders), and discretion in the handling of confidential information. In your communication you are clear and accurate, both verbally and in writing. You have strong analytical skills and think and act strategically. You understand urgent needs, can set priorities accordingly and resolve issues appropriately and in a timely manner. You are customer oriented and take a proactive approach to identify service support. In this role you will work with diverse teams at all levels and functions, which is why your teamwork and communication skills will be important.

About Us
The Vifor Pharma Group is a global specialty pharmaceuticals company. It aims to become the global leader in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardio-renal therapies. The company is the partner of choice for pharmaceuticals and innovative patient-focused solutions. Vifor Pharma Group strives to help patients around the world with severe and chronic diseases lead better, healthier lives. The company develops, manufactures and markets pharmaceutical products for precision patient care. Vifor Pharma Group holds a leading position in all its core business activities and consists of the following companies: Vifor Pharma; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma (a joint company with Fresenius Medical Care); and OM Pharma.

Vifor Pharma Group is headquartered in Switzerland, and listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange (SIX Swiss Exchange, VIFN, ISIN: CH0364749348).

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We are looking for new people to join an international team of more than 2,700 talented people, operating in over 100 countries to support our Vision of becoming global leader in our three therapeutic areas:








We are a global leading expert in iron deficiency and iron deficiency anaemia.

We are proud of a broad portfolio to help nephrology patients suffering from kidney disease.

Our expertise in both these areas are helping cardio-renal patients.

We innovate internally, but we also partner with the best companies externally. We are also a unique pharmaceutical company, as we have direct access to Fresenius Medical Care clinics via our joint company. Fresenius Medical Care has access to more than 329,000 patients in its global network of over 3,900 dialysis clinics.

Contact Us
  • Flughofstrasse 61
  • 8152 Glattbrugg
  • Switzerland
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