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Vifor Pharma
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Location: Fribourg
Function: Human Resources
Company: Vifor Pharma

Carolina Ponchione
'+41 58 851 82 97


We are looking for an HR professional, who will act as a local HR partner for the Swiss Commercial Entity which employs 93 People in Switzerland and 14 in Austria. Based in Fribourg, you will be an active member of the Management Committee (ComEx) and you will support the Management Team and Line managers of the commercial affiliates in Switzerland & Austria. You will act as a subject matter expert in HR Administration, Compensation & Benefits, you will support Recruitment, Performance & Talent Management activities as well. Your tasks will be the following:

  • Provide guidance and support to local managers for the administration/support of all annual corporate HR processes; e.g. performance management, promotion, salary increase, bonus, etc.
  • Advice the organization in all HR matters, observation and anticipation
  • Facilitate and coach during change process and critical leadership topics as retention, conflict management, dismissal process, etc...
  • Interface with internal / external experts in case of delicate personal circumstances
  • Promote well-being and work-life balance
  • Ensure effective management of all HR administrative  tasks (on-boarding, exit process, work certificates, work confirmation, contracts,  time management, archiving, filing, personal data and files, social events, training convention, etc.)
  • Coordinate monthly payroll cycle with HR Shared Service Center, collaboration with Global Compensation & Benefits team for all relative topics : salary policy, benchmark, package proposals in line with the market and internal practices
  • Maintain HR key figures and monthly data reporting
  • Ensure absence management including case management with the insurance. Ensure proper follow up of sickness leave, maternity leave, etc…
  • Compliance: ensure correct handling of workplace policies, procedures and practices in compliance with Employment legislation and regulations
  • Support Talent Acquisition activities: support the line managers in defining the need and the job description
  • Work closely with the Talent Acquisition team for all the recruitment processes, networking with university and Pharma market environment, training for hiring managers
  • Conduct face to face interview with candidates and make the final choice with the line manager
  • Follow-up IPD process, Development Plans, Career plans with line managers
  • Promote the internal trainings offered through Vifor Pharma academy, global coaching concepts
  • Organize and participate to the annual local talent review process

The ideal candidate is a reliable, well-organized, proactive and trustworthy person, with minimum 5 years of experience in HR in Swiss environment. Following skills complete the profile:

  • Relevant degree in Human Resources or equivalent
  • Pharma market and business know-how
  • Very good knowledge of Swiss Labor Law and employment principles. Knowledge of Austrian Labor Law is an asset
  • Fluent in German, French and English
  • Experience working in a dynamic, international environment (fast growing organization)
  • Excellent user of Office Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and advanced user of HR database and tools
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. For more information, please visit:

Vifor Pharma

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Monsieur Carolina Ponchione
Téléphone : '+41 58 851 82 97
Lieu: Fribourg
Type de contrat : Permanent 100%

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