Medical Science Liaison Austria

15 Sep 2021
15 Oct 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Vifor Pharma has an excellent opportunity for a Medical Science Liaison to join our medical affairs department in our affiliate in Austria. 

Reporting to the Medical Director, the Medical Science Liaison will defend Vifor Pharma's interests in iron deficiency, cardio-renal and nephrology therapy areas.


Key responsibilities:

Develop and maintain scientific and medical expertise (TAs and products)

Identify, develop and maintain relationships with KOLs, HCPs and professional organisations

KOL engagement, key account medical support, training and other appropriate activities

Facilitate scientific engagement, scientific exchange and medical information

Provide Disease State Education, clinical presentations and respond to medical requests

Update medical team and other internal stakeholders on medical community interactions 

Provide medical support for patient and formulary access products following global and local policies and procedures

Support the development, implementation and completion of medical activities (advisory boards, congress symposia, hospital meetings and speaker programs)

Serves as a medical resource for internal medical and sales training

Support company sponsored clinical research and IIS (Investigator Initiated Studies) process 

Attend relevant scientific meetings and conferences and support development of summaries of key data, presentations or symposium

Ensure compliance with applicable local and global laws, regulations, guidelines and company policies and procedures

Develop personal and professional capabilities to improve skills and professional capabilities


As a Medical Science Liaison, you must have the following profile:

Registered Pharmacist, Nurse, Physician or a higher degree in life sciences 

Previous experience in a Medical Science Liaison role (preferred)

Experience in cardiology or nephrology therapy area is a plus

Ability to travel 60% of the time

Fluent in German and English 

Strong presentation and KOL management skills

Demonstrable ability to build external and internal relationships through strong communication, influencing and collaborative networking skills


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


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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