Medical Affairs Manager Nephrology - Fribourg

Location: Switzerland - Villars-sur-Glâne/Fribourg

Division: Medical Affairs

Company: Vifor Pharma

Seniority Level: Manager

Kira Maurer

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About You

We are looking for a Medical Affairs Manager at our site in Fribourg, Villars-sur-Glâne. In this role you will be directly reporting to the Medical Affairs Team Lead and are responsible for the independent scientific support of products in the field of nephrology and of the various departments in the Rx area. Your tasks as subject-matter expert include, but are not limited to:
  • Answering medico-scientific inquiries (internal and external)
  • Medico-scientific support for marketing in the preparation of promotional materials
  • Strategic contribution to the brand team in close cooperation with the marketing and sales departments
  • Scientific training for field staff
  • Review and evaluation of relevant scientific literature
  • Planning, implementation and support of current and new projects such as clinical studies, market access initiatives and registries 
  • Scientific engagement with key experts and the physician community in the field
  • Maintain a strong working relationship with Company Headquarters 
  • Organisation of seminars, training events, symposia and advisory boards – face-to-face or in the virtual setting
  • Teaching of scientific topics to Sales, Marketing and other Medical collaborators
For this exciting position, we are looking for an entrepreneurial person who wants to prove their analytical and conceptual skills on a daily basis. You are a reliable person and have an independent way of working. Additionally you bring the following profile:
  • A successfully completed Master or doctoral degree in medicine, pharmacy, pharmacology or other natural sciences (preference for PhD or MD)
  • Experience in the healthcare or pharmaceutical industry (e.g. patient experience or Medical Affairs skills)
  • Fluency in English and German is a must, both orally and in written
  • Good knowledge in French
  • Willingness to travel throughout Switzerland and occasionally abroad; at ease with digital formats of customer interactions
You complement our team optimally if you love challenges, have a self-starting attitude, enjoy engaging with people and are highly committed. As a person with good communication skills, you also appreciate contributing your strong scientific knowledge on a daily basis and acting as an interface between Vifor Pharma and its customers.

About Us

Vifor Pharma Group is a global pharmaceuticals company. It holds a leading position in all its core business activities and consists of the following companies: Vifor Pharma and Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma (a joint company with Fresenius Medical Care). Vifor Pharma Group is listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange (SIX Swiss Exchange, VIFN, ISIN: CH0364749348).

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