Corporate Quality Specialist IT & Risk Management (Limited) - St. Gallen

Vifor Pharma
St Gallen, Switzerland
Closing date
16 Oct 2020

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We are currently looking for a Corporate Quality Specialist to join our Corporate Quality team. This role reports directly to the Head of Corporate Quality IT and is planned to be based in St Gallen. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Support eDMS / eArchiving / TrackWise Projects as QA Specialist
  • Take over CQM Key User responsibilities for TrackWise and other Corporate IT applications
  • Support of the Quality Risk Management Program which included organizing and leading the CQM Risk Management Workshops
  • Creation and updating of Corporate Policies and SOPs
  • Support the development, validation, implementation and maintenance of Quality-relevant Corporate IT-systems
  • Help ensuring a compliant validation status and the inspection readiness of Quality-relevant corporate IT-Systems
  • Support audit readiness of Corporate QM systems, corresponding validations and requirements during inspections and customer audits
  • Support strategy for improving Quality Mind Set
  • Administrative support for the CQM Team
  • Support the preparation of IT vendor audits and internal IT System Reviews

The successful candidate is willing to work effectively with a wide variety of personnel across diverse teams and functions internally as well as external partners. In addition you will bring the following profile:

  • Degree in Pharmacy, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering Science or similar
  • 2 to 4 years work experience in a QA, QC or QM department in the Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Medical Device or related industry
  • Work experience with the validation of IT-Systems
  • Work experience with the implementation of IT systems
  • Education and work experience as a Project Manager
  • Sound knowledge in document management
  • Auditing experience, experience with Health Authorities Inspections
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully collaborate across different sites, functions, management levels
  • Fluency in English both verbally and in written, German language is an advantage

Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)

You describe yourself as a fast and keen learner, with strong teamwork skills and a positive attitude. You demonstrate accuracy and attention to details with a focus on quality compliance requirements. Finally, you are able to cope with stress and demonstrate discretion in the handling of confidential information

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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