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 - Glattbrugg/Zurich
Function: Medical Affairs
Company: Vifor Pharma
Sarah Osswald
Talent Acquisition Specialist
+41 58 851 83 24
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About you
We are currently looking for a IRMS & Knowledge Management Manager to take over the end-to-end administration for our IRMS Medical Information data base and the implementation of a new Knowledge Management system within R&D. In this function you will report directly into the Global Medical Information Lead and your responsibilities will be, but are not limited to the following tasks:
  • Daily administration and maintenance of IRMS database for Vifor users and partners
  • Regular training of IRMS users and timely training of new users as a part of new employee/ new user induction
  • Build sound relationship with Vifor Pharma partners and internal users to enable the provision of seamless medical information technology support
  • MI database CAPA management and follow-up with affiliates specific to the compliant use of IRMS
  • Assisting Medical Information team in drawing reports from IRMS for audits
  • Support with Data Base validation and migration processes
  • Continuous monitoring of IRMS and initiating bug fixes and change management processes when needed with the vendor
  • Initiate vendor screening process for implementing a Knowledge Management System (KMS) within Medical Affairs and R&D
  • Manage and maintenance of the identified KMS tools
  • Back up the library services team from a technology perspective and if needed help in building a data repository for storing bibliographic material
  • Monitor and control vendors and associated budget
The successful candidate holds a Bachelor and/or Master’s degree and has a profound technology background. Additionally you bring the following skills:
  • Several years of experience in IRMS database administration
  • Demonstrated experience in database administration, project management and vendor management
  • Training experience as a strong asset
    Fluent in English both in written and spoken communication
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional matrix environment
  • Proactive and industrious approach to problem solving

You describe yourself as a self-starter and you show a proactive and customer oriented approach. Thanks to your excellent networking skills and experience with working in cross-functional teams you successfully cooperate with different internal and external stakeholders.

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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