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 Fresenius Medical Care Renal
Romaine Dulong
Global Talent Acquisition Specialist
+41 58 851 82 36
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In this new position reporting to the Medical Lead Veltassa of our joint Company, Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma (VFMCRP), you will play a key role in designing and establishing the KOL database in relation to cardio-renal area as well as ensuring the KOL development plans in collaboration with the cross-function Brand team and support of the overall KOL development strategy across the different areas in Nephrology. Your main tasks will be the following:
  • Manage KOL mapping and segmentation at HQ level and for countries ‘support
  • Develop and implement global KOL plans in close cooperation with regional and local medical teams and in agreement with Brand Medical Lead, achieving sustainable interaction with global KOLs and other important external audience
  • Close follow up and tracking of the activities with experts and execution of the development plans
  • Manage periodic reporting and HQ/countries update
  • Participate in the development of medical/scientific presentations and training material for external use (speakers bureaus, symposia etc.)
  • Ensure close collaboration with the cross functional teams and constant alignment in relation to engagements of external stakeholders
  • Support the brand team in planning and execution of brand satellite symposia, workshops and events, advisory boards
  • Support the medical brand leader in development and execution of the publication / communication plan with involvement of external experts
  • Develop and implement KOL strategies required to position the product and the company as a leader in nephrology
  • Develop and advocate for the brand and ensure the communication of evidence supporting favorable positioning in treatment pathways, guidelines, and regulatory and reimbursement strategies

For this position, we are looking for a candidate in profit of a medical and scientific excellence with a strong customer orientation and the ability to continuously expand market knowledge. This person should also be able to work in cross-functional teams and display strong organization and management skills. Furthermore, you should bring the following experiences and competencies:

  • Scientific (Ph.D., Pharm. D.) or medical education (M.D)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and 4 years in a similar position at affiliate as well as HQ level
  • Sound experience in Medical Affairs or Clinical Development and strong Medical Affairs skills
  • Demonstrated availability to accurately and effectively evaluate medical scientific literature and proven relationship building skills with key opinion leaders
  • Basic understanding of medical aspects of therapeutic area along with willingness to develop in-depth expertise
  • Excellent user of Office Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Experience with electronic systems (CRM) and KOL database would be of advantage
  • Fluent level in English both in oral and written communications; knowledge of German would be an asset

You demonstrate outstanding analytical skills and are able to work and champion ideas at international level with an entrepreneurial thinking and spirit in its work. Furthermore, you prove to take a systematic approach to successfully resolve issue and have the ability to examine issues from multiple perspectives. Your strong teamwork skills will allow you to be successful in this position and act as a role model for others in line with Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma values.


Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma is a pharmaceutical company that focuses on nephrology. The company is a joint operation between Vifor Pharma, offering pharma experience, and Fresenius Medical Care, one of the world’s leading providers of dialysis services. Since 2010, Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma has been operating as a common company owned by the parent company of Vifor Pharma, Galenica (55%), and by Fresenius Medical Care (45%). For more information about Vifor Pharma and its parent company Galenica, please visit and

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