Medical Information Officer / Senior Officer - UK - London

Lieu: UK - Staines/London

Fonction: Medical Affairs

Niveau de Séniorité: Specialist

Votre profil

Vifor Pharma a world leading Nephrology, Iron Deficiency and Cardio-Renal pharmaceutical company are experiencing rapid growth due to pipeline realization and optimization. As such we are looking to add a medical information officer or senior medical information officer to our UK team. 


  • Provides up-to-date and relevant medical, technical and pharmaceutical information on Vifor Pharma products to both external and internal customers, including sales representatives in accordance with the ABPI code of practice.
  • Develops an in depth knowledge on Vifor Pharma products, providing expertise and advice to others within the UK organisation.
  • Supports the collection, documentation and communication of all pharmacovigilance reports and information.
  • Deliver company training; for example, but not exclusively, on medical information and Pharmacovigilance activities. 
  • Supports  and logs the collection, documentation, communication and information relating to product and service complaints.
  • Involvement in the company’s preparation and management of internal/external inspections
  • Consistent demonstration of Vifor Values
  • Develop Frequently Asked Questions (and their answers) and Key Information Documents (KIDs) for Vifor Pharma UK products and ensure all documents are up to date, scientifically accurate, fully referenced and approved for use in the UK.
  • Maintain a log of all UK Medical Information enquiries in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and internal policy.
  • Supports the collection, documentation and communication of all UK Pharmacovigilance reports such that all events are handled in accordance with SOPs and internal policy.
  • Establish and regularly update relevant information sources such as databases, factsheets and other technical information.
  • Support the UK organization by ensuring that new scientific information is made available and assessed according to the evidence base, for Vifor Pharma products and relevant competitors, and that high levels of scientific expertise are maintained.
  • Helps ensure regulatory compliance through maintenance of relevant licenses (e.g. WDL), management of inspections and the meeting of quality standards.
  • Work with Global Medical Affairs to ensure the best possible outcomes from submissions & interactions.
  • Participate in ABPI sign off process for promotional and non-promotional materials.
  • Help prepare formularies submissions with the best available scientific evidence. 
  • Support management of safety issues within UK/Ireland.
Minimum Requirements

Degree in pharmacy or life science.
Ability to communicate information clearly and logically, both orally and in written form.
Ability to prioritise own workload.
High standards and attention to detail.

Preferred Requirements

1-2 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry or other relevant experience.
Experience of working in a customer focused environment.
Understanding of pharmacovigilance systems and the regulatory environment.

  • Demonstrates strong communication skills with ability to efficiently and productively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Outstanding analytical skills – science-based and marketing oriented
  • Broad scientific and medical knowledge, with continuous expansion and learning ability.
  • Strong Med Communications skills (study evaluation and interpretation, medical writing, presentation development, training skills, usage of medical / scientific databases, usage of online tools).
  • Works and champions ideas at national level and applies entrepreneurial thinking and spirit in its work.
  • Strong customer orientation with the ability to continuously expand market knowledge.
  • Organisational excellence, with a relentless pursuit of quality.
  • Displays strong organisation and time management skills; reliable in completing tasks and delivering on commitments in a timely manner.
  • Builds effective relationships with a variety of external and internal customers – a cross functional leader when required.
  • Acts as a role model for others in line with VIFOR Pharma values.

A propos de nous

Le groupe Vifor Pharma est une entreprise pharmaceutique internationale spécialisée. Son ambition est de devenir le leader mondial dans les domaines de la carence en fer, de la néphrologie et des traitements cardio-rénaux. L’entreprise est le partenaire de choix pour les médicaments et les solutions innovantes axées sur le patient. Le groupe Vifor Pharma aspire à aider les patients du monde entier atteints de maladies graves et chroniques à mener une vie meilleure et plus saine. La société développe, fabrique et commercialise des produits pharmaceutiques offrant des soins de précision aux patients. Le groupe Vifor Pharma occupe une position de premier plan dans toutes ses activités clés. Il se compose des entreprises suivantes: Vifor Pharma; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma (sa société commune avec Fresenius Medical Care); et OM Pharma.

Le groupe Vifor Pharma a son siège en Suisse et est coté à la Bourse suisse (SIX Swiss Exchange, VIFN, ISIN: CH0364749348).

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