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: Communications and Public Affairs
Company: Vifor Pharma
Georgia Izzat
Global Talent Acquisition Specialist
+41 58 851 83 78
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About you

We are currently looking for a Senior External Communications Manager to join our Global Communications Team. Reporting directly to the Head of Global Communications and Public Affairs, you will provide professional communications support external as well as in internal projects. Your tasks and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Coordinate media relations activities and act as company spokesperson
  • Establish and foster relationships with key pharma trade, medical and financial media
  • Manage company reputation and risk in the media through appropriate media relations, policies, protocols and communications guidelines
  • Prepare and disseminate press releases and related documents (e.g. Q&As, fact sheets, talking points)
  • Create and manage external as well as financial related communications output (e.g. annual report, business reports, brochures, presentations) in English
  • Organise  events, such as press conferences 
  • Support in internal and change communications activities
  • Responsible for Company Branding, Corporate Identity and Design
  • Manage timelines, define and maintain project plans, monitor project budgets

The successful candidate holds a University level degree in Communications or Journalism and will additionally bring the following knowledge and experience:

  • University Degree in Communications or Journalism
  • Minimum 10 years related experience in a Communications role in similar pharma or healthcare environment
  • English or German as mother tongue, perfect knowledge (both orally and in writing) in the respective other language
  • Additional language skills beneficial
  • Good writing skills

Your open communication and good interpersonal skills will ensure your success within this interfacing role. You describe yourself as a team player with a hands-on mentality, able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. You are efficient at managing multiple projects simultaneously and are able to manage and work with cross-functional project teams and suppliers, ensuring to deliver projects on time and on budget.

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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