Regulatory Affairs International Strategy Manager, Turkey and Saudi Arabia

Glattbrugg, Switzerland
05 May 2021
03 Jun 2021
Regulatory Affairs
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
About You
Vifor Pharma has a new opportunity for a Regulatory Affairs Manager Turkey and Saudi Arabia. The Regulatory Affairs Manager will be a part of our regulatory international strategy team based at our office in Glattbrugg, Zurich.

For this role, you must have experience of new product registration in Turkey and Saudi Arabia.

Key responsibilities

  • Having an oversight on Regulatory activities with their impact in Turkey and Saudi.
  • Creating of robust regulatory strategies for the countries Turkey and Saudi based on the strong knowledge of regulatory landscape and appropriate interpretation of guidelines, directives etc.
  • Supporting Global Regulatory Affairs in accelerating the approval of Vifor portfolio as a key RA SME for specific considerations related to regulatory frameworks in Turkey and Saudi.
  • Providing specific country expertise at early stage of clinical development to enable parallel registration wherever possible, and optimized label in Turkey and Saudi.
  • Ensuring regulatory activities for Turkey and Saudi are planned in parallel to Europe/US wherever possible, rather than sequentially.
  • Acting as partner of choice for Partner Business organization, providing robust rollout strategy and plan for new brands and strategic projects.
  • Developing advocacy and supporting Authority management whenever applicable.


  • University degree, preferably in pharmaceutical or health related field
  • 4 - 8 years' experience in regulatory affairs in the pharmaceutical industry (prescription drugs)
  • Proven, first-hand experience of working in a fast paced team environment
  • Demonstrable first hand experience of filing new product registrations in Saudi Arabia and Turkey
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in Turkish and/or Arabic is a must
  • Experience in working in a matrix organization and multidisciplinary team within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Good computer skills, including proficiency with MS Office (including Word and PowerPoint)

If this opportunity is of interest, please apply by submitting your updated CV via our careers portal.

About Us
At Vifor Pharma, we use our skills, dedication, and entrepreneurial spirit to offer innovative solutions in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardio-renal therapies, so we can help patients around the world live better, healthier lives. This is why we come to work every day.
Are you empowered to create a better world, and be part of life changing work? As a global pharmaceutical company, we offer the chance to be part of a worldwide team, where passion and commitment are met with opportunities for professional and personal development. Learn more at .
What you can expect of us
As we work to support patients, we also take care for our employees' professional and personal growth and well-being. We show appreciation and recognition through attractive benefits that will enhance your life, develop you, empower you to grow, and create your own career journey with us.

  • Open, safe and inclusive culture that fosters creativity and unleashes individual potential, whether in laboratories, manufacturing sites, in the field, or offices
  • Learning opportunities that enhances your skill set focused on business and personal effectiveness, leadership and management skills, and much more
  • Flexible workplace environment, home office opportunities, competitive vacation entitlement
  • Attractive financial participation schemes, adapted regionally, that provide employees with additional security for every life situation, including: Pension plans, participation schemes, and savings plans
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