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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Location: Switzerland - St Gallen
Function: Quality Management
Company: Vifor Pharma
Romaine Dulong
Global Talent Acquisition Specialist
+41 58 851 82 36
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About you
We are currently looking for a Corporate Quality Manager QRM & QC to join our Corporate Quality Management (CQM) team located in St. Gallen. In this role, you will report to the Head of Corporate Quality Management and maintain and improve a corporate Quality Risk Management Program according to international GxP requirements. Furthermore,  your responsibilities will include:
  • Act as the Global QRM Program Manager and Quality Risk Manager for CQM
  • Lead and support the development, validation, corporate implementation and maintenance of a QRM IT-System according to the Quality IT Roadmap
  • Lead corporate Quality Control (QC) - and if needed Quality Assurance (QA)- business process harmonization and improvement activities
  • Lead and support the development, validation, corporate implementation and maintenance of corporate IT-Systems used in QC and ensure that key user support as well as training is provided as required
  • Support the resolution of IT-System incidents and issues
  • Review and approve IT-System changes, manuals and procedures
  • Provide input during the global Quality audit planning cycles and execute internal and external Quality audits according to plan
  • Support the development, implementation and maintenance of the Vifor Pharma Quality System
  • Provide input for the Quality KPI Report and implement performance improvements as needed in own area of responsibility
  • Supervise the QA Manager for QC IT Systems as direct line manager
  • Support agency inspections and customer audits as needed

The successful candidate needs to have strong communication skills and have the ability to work successfully across different sites, functions and management levels, and will bring the following profile:

  • Higher degree (Bachelors or Masters) in a natural science field
  • 5 – 8 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical, Chemical and/or Medical Device Industry
  • Work experience in QC; good knowledge of business processes and IT-Systems used in QC (e.g. LIMS, HPLC software, Titration software etc.)
  • Sound knowledge in Quality Risk Management
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage cross-functional projects at corporate level
  • Experience with Operational Excellence and/or Business Process Management methodologies as well as with the harmonization and simplification of business processes across multiple sites
  • Work experience as lead or co-auditor
  • Experience as a line manager
  • Lean Six Sigma green or black belt certification would be an advantage
  • Fluency in English (both spoken and written) and advanced level in German. Knowledge of French would be an advantage

You describe yourself as a self-confident person with strong organizational skills and the ability to take a risk based approach when addressing Quality and compliance issues or gaps. Demonstrating high ethical standards, integrity and maintenance of confidentiality, you prove to be able to lead Quality projects within timelines and budget until completion. Finally, your proven experience in a similar position will allow you to be successful in this position and in line with Vifor Pharma values.

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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