Vifor Pharma

_Vifor Pharma, ein Unternehmen der Galenica Gruppe, ist eine der weltweit führenden Gesellschaften im Bereich Erforschung, Entwicklung, Herstellung und Vermarktung von pharmazeutischen Produkten zur Behandlung von Eisenmangel. Das Unternehmen bietet zudem mit den spezialisierten Abteilungen in den Bereichen Infektionskrankheiten/OTX und Consumer Healthcare ein diversifiziertes Portfolio an verschreibungspflichtigen Medikamenten und nicht verschreibungspflichtigen (OTC) Produkten an. Vifor Pharma mit Sitz in Zürich, Schweiz, baut seine globale Präsenz laufend aus und verfügt über ein umfassendes Netzwerk aus Tochtergesellschaften und Partnern weltweit. Für weitere Informationen über Vifor Pharma und die Muttergesellschaft Galenica besuchen Sie bitte und
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Contract Management Specialist - HQ

Location: Switzerland - Glattbrugg/Zurich
Function: Legal and Compliance
Company: Vifor Pharma
Claudia Eugster
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+41 58 851 83 74
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About you

We are currently looking for a Contract Management Specialist/ Paralegal to join our Legal Department at the Vifor Pharma headquarter in Glattbrugg (Zürich). Reporting to the Senior Legal Counsel your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring the quality of Vifor Pharma’s contract management and contract archives
  • Electronic filing/ archiving/ administration of all of Vifor Pharma’s commercial contracts, thereby liaising and collaborating with internal departments
  • Establishing and monitoring electronic notifications and alerts for required tasks (terminations, extensions of contracts)
  • Keeping the contract management software system and database (and other software the Legal Department is using) updated in collaboration with the relevant functions as needed
  • Managing user access to the electronic contract database
  • Supporting and training international subsidiaries of Vifor Pharma in using the electronic contract database and archiving local contracts
  • Collaborating internally and externally with relevant functions, teams, vendors and professional bodies
  • Understanding and ensuring compliance with relevant laws, regulations, guidelines and requirements
  • Compliance monitoring for data entered to contract management software system
  • Establishing and improving guidelines and processes for contract management
  • Acting as the liaison between the IT Department and the Legal Department for the electronic contract database and for other software the Legal department is using
  • Supporting Legal Counsels in drafting legal documents such as service agreements, amendment agreements, termination letters and confidentiality Agreements

The successful candidate has a commercial degree (or similar) and can work well within given deadlines. Furthermore we are looking for a person who is able to communicate with stakeholders and management and enjoys working in an international environment. In addition the following criteria should be met:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a contract management specialist and/or paralegal in a law firm or an in-house position, preferably in the contract law sector
  • Any additional legal training (e.g.CAS/ DAS as Paralegal) would be a great advantage
  • Experience with administration or management of databases, knowledge of contract management softwares (in particular
  • ContractX) would be an asset
  • Good knowledge of MS-Office
  • Previous experience working in an international environment
  • Fluent in English and advanced level in German (oral and written). Any additional language would be an asset
About us

Vifor Pharma, a company of the Galenica Group, is a world leader in the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceutical products for the treatment of iron deficiency. The company also offers a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines as well as over-the-counter (OTC) products. Vifor Pharma, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, has an increasingly global presence and a broad network of affiliates and partners around the world. For more information about Vifor Pharma and its parent company Galenica, please visit and

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