Senior Global Medical Affairs Manager - Iron

7 days left

Glattbrugg, Switzerland
02 Jun 2021
02 Jul 2021
Medical Affairs
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
About You
Vifor Pharma, a world leader in the treatment of serious diseases for patients with iron instability is seeking a senior medical manager to contribute to the successful launch of a development compound within the iron therapy area. Applications are invited from those with global or affiliate level medical affairs strategy (launch and pre-launch) who wish to develop and grow at this exciting time for the company.

Ideally you will have medical affairs experience in haematological indications and a solid background of medical affairs tactics and strategy; reporting directly into the Global Head of Medical Affairs this opportunity will allow for rapid development in a visible environment for a critical asset for the company and patients with unmet medical needs.


  • Contributing to the development of Medical strategy for Brand/ TA and execution of key Medical tactics
  • Delivery of medical and scientific materials and programs, such as scientific symposia and advisory boards
  • Medical input and review of marketing materials and programs
  • Supporting the implementation of Medical societies and KOL engagement strategies
  • Contribution to clinical development and leading post-approval data generation, including company and investigator driven studies
  • Be up-to-date on relevant publications for Vifor products and within the Iron therapeutic area
  • Serve as a clinical and scientific expert in the therapeutic area
  • Ensuring compliance with European and international regulations, internal SOPs, high quality and scientifically sound content of the delivered information
  • Continuous effective customer support - internal and external.

Experience & Education

  • Medical Education (MD)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience in Medical Affairs or Clinical Development at the affiliate and or global level
  • Demonstrated availability to accurately and effectively evaluate medical scientific literature.
  • Experience with educational programs and communication tools
  • Knowledge of study design and conduct
  • Proven relationship building skills with key opinion leaders
  • Basic understanding of medical aspects of therapeutic area along with willingness to develop in-depth expertise
  • Experience managing cross-functional projects and teams
  • Professional level in English, both in oral and in written communications

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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