Vifor Pharma
Die Vifor Pharma Gruppe – die frühere Galenica Gruppe – ist ein globales Spezialitäten-Pharmaunternehmen, das eigene Pharmaprodukte erforscht, entwickelt, herstellt und vertreibt und ein bevorzugter Partner für innovative patientenorientierte Lösungen ist.
Das Unternehmen hat sich zum Ziel gesetzt, ein globaler Marktführer in den Bereichen Eisenmangel, Nephrologie und kardiorenale Therapien zu sein und weltweit Patienten mit schweren und chronischen Erkrankungen zu einem besseren Leben in Gesundheit zu verhelfen.
Die Vifor Pharma Gruppe verfügt über Produktionsstätten in der Schweiz und in Portugal sowie über ein dynamisches Netzwerk von Vertriebsgesellschaften und Partnern zur weltweiten Marktabdeckung. Das Unternehmen treibt die Expansion seiner weltweiten Präsenz laufend voran, bleibt dabei aber in seinem schweizerischen Heimmarkt fest verwurzelt.
Die Vifor Pharma Gruppe besteht aus Vifor Pharma, Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, ihrem gemeinsamen Unternehmen mit Fresenius Medical Care, Relypsa und OM Pharma.

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Regulatory Affairs Team Lead - Geneva

Location: Switzerland - Meyrin/Geneva
Function: Regulatory Affairs
Company: Vifor Pharma
Ana Napolitano
Talent Acquisition Consultant
+41 58 851 62 10
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About you
We are currently looking for an experienced Regulatory Affairs Team Lead who will lead key activities for EU, US and CH regions. You will be responsible for the definition and implementation of regulatory strategies based on the good knowledge and appropriate interpretation of guidelines and directives. Based in Geneva, you will report to the Head of Regulatory Affairs OM Pharma and your responsibilities will include:
  • Contribute to the definition and the implementation of regulatory strategies to expand the business (geographic expansion, new indications…) and support/maintain registrations
  • Coordinate life cycle activities / maintenance of existing product licenses
  • Coordinate dossiers submission according to the defined timelines (renewals, variations, responses to HA questions)
  • Ensure compliance of the portfolio with legal requirements 
  • Conduct risk assessments and set-up mitigation plans
  • Cooperate with internal stakeholders to ensure alignment on strategies
  • Lead the EU, US and CH regions team (2 direct reports): be responsible for the management and development of staff by overseeing recruitment and training, evaluating performance, defining and assigning responsibilities, providing opportunities for career development 
We are looking for a customer- and service-oriented person who brings experience in working with a wide variety of stakeholders across diverse teams both internally and with external partner companies. The ideal candidate brings the following skills and experience:
  • University Degree (PhD / MSc) in Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences or Medical 
  • 8 years of experience in Regulatory Affairs, within the EU region (support to clinical trials activities)
  • Experience in people management and development
  • Ability to perform comprehensive gap assessments and build effective regulatory strategies (Good knowledge and appropriate interpretation of guidelines, directives etc…)
  • Self-assertion, creative and solution-oriented work approach
  • Strategic thinking and acting, entrepreneurship skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills at all levels, diplomacy and respectful behaviour
  • Regulatory Affairs experience in the US is beneficial
  • Fluency language skills in English, language skills in French are preferable
You are a mature regulatory professional and describe yourself as a solution-oriented and flexible person, able to influence internal and external stakeholders. Your work is characterised by its accuracy, a proactive approach and you are able to work under pressure and to deal with tight deadlines. These skills will ensure your success in this role.
About us

Vifor Pharma Group, formerly Galenica Group, is a global specialty pharmaceuticals company that researches, develops, produces and markets its own pharmaceutical products and is the partner of choice for innovative, patient-focused solutions. The company’s goal is to be a global leader in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardio-renal therapies and strives to help patients around the world with severe and chronic diseases to lead better, healthier lives.

Vifor Pharma Group has production sites in Switzerland and Portugal as well as a dynamic network of affiliates and partners offering broad market coverage all over the world.

The company has an ever-growing global presence while at the same time remaining firmly rooted in its home market, Switzerland.

Vifor Pharma Group consists of Vifor Pharma; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, its joint company with Fresenius Medical Care; Relypsa; and OM Pharma.

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