Senior Medical Science Liaison - Seoul, South Korea

Location: South Korea - Field based

Division: Medical Affairs

Company: Vifor Pharma

Seniority Level: Manager

Medha Khanna

Senior Talent Acquisition Manager

+41 58 852 90 82

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Vifor Pharma has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Medical Science Liaison to join our medical affairs team in South Korea. As a part of our medical affairs team, the Medical Science Liaison will defend Vifor Pharma's interests in iron deficiency anemia and also work on our orphan product in the pipeline. 
This is an exciting opportunity to work in an end to end MSL role where you can gain experience of working with a wide range of therapy area experts.

The territory includes Seoul but will have some nation-wide travel. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Identify, develop and maintain relationships with KOLs, HCPs and professional organizations to facilitate scientific engagement, scientific exchange and medical information
  • Serve as scientific expert for internal and external customers
  • Ensure dissemination of medical information and partner with key influencers and capture insights and opportunities for Vifor Pharma
  • Strategically plan and organize work to effectively achieve medical goals through KOL engagement, key account medical support, training and other appropriate activities 
  • Support the development, implementation and completion of medical activities including advisory boards, congress symposia, hospital meetings and speaker programs 
  • Development of presentation material for clinical sessions, advisory boards, investigators meetings and training
  • Support company sponsored clinical research and IIS process including understanding research requirements, procedures and processes
  • Serve as a medical resource for internal medical training
  • Support activities related to planning, execution and reporting of clinical trials / registries national or international in coordination with external vendor.
  • Provide medical support for patient and formulary access of Vifor Pharma products following global and local policies and procedures 
  • Ensure all activities and interactions are conducted in compliance with applicable local and global laws, regulations, guidelines and company policies and procedures


As a Medical Science Liaison, you must have the following profile:
  • PhD, Pharm D or Health related degree
  • Previous experience in a Medical Science Liaison role is a plus
  • Experience in clinical research and GCP training 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in Korean and good oral and written communication skills in English (if not local language)
  • Demonstrable experience in literature review and analysis
  • Strong presentation and KOL management skills
  • Demonstrable ability to build external and internal relationships through strong communication, influencing and collaborative networking skills.
  • Ability to travel 60% of the time
If this opportunity is of interest to you, please apply by submitting your updated CV via our careers portal.

About Us

At Vifor Pharma, we use our skills, dedication, and entrepreneurial spirit to offer innovative solutions in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardio-renal therapies, so we can help patients around the world live better, healthier lives. This is why we come to work every day.
Are you empowered to create a better world, and be part of life changing work? As a global pharmaceutical company, we offer the chance to be part of a worldwide team, where passion and commitment are met with opportunities for professional and personal development. Learn more at

What you can expect of us

As we work to support patients, we also take care for our employees’ professional and personal growth and well-being. We show appreciation and recognition through attractive benefits that will enhance your life, develop you, empower you to grow, and create your own career journey with us.


  • Open, safe and inclusive culture that fosters creativity and unleashes individual potential, whether in laboratories, manufacturing sites, in the field, or offices
  • Learning opportunities that enhances your skill set focused on business and personal effectiveness, leadership and management skills, and much more
  • Flexible workplace environment, home office opportunities, competitive vacation entitlement
  • Attractive financial participation schemes, adapted regionally, that provide employees with additional security for every life situation, including: Pension plans, participation schemes, and savings plans

Join Vifor Pharma Talent Community

If you find that the role above is not suitable for your experience or career goals, but you want to keep in touch and learn more about Vifor Pharma and future career opportunities, join our Vifor Pharma Talent Community.

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