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.

Stellentyp: Vollzeit


Location: Switzerland - Glattbrugg/Zurich
Function: Human Resources
Company: Vifor Pharma
Georgia Izzat
International Talent Acquisition Specialist
+41 58 851 83 78
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About you

We are searching for a Payroll Specialist to join our HR team at our HQ in Glattbrugg. Reporting directly to the Team Lead Payroll, you will be responsible for all tasks related to Payroll, Social Insurance and Tax at Sources, in our HR Shared Services Center. In this role, you are supporting Zurich, St. Gallen, Geneva, Ettingen and Villars-sur-Glâne. Your tasks and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Completion of the whole payroll process (QST, FAK, AHV / ALV, UVG, KTG)
  • Record and maintain entries and exits in the payroll system
  • Management of personnel and salary master data
  • Processing of sick and accident allowances, maternity insurance and EO payments
  • Preparation and implementation of annual accounts (UVG, KTG, AHV, withholding tax, etc.)
  • Contact for stakeholders (employees and local HR) for all payroll and insurance questions
  • Collaboration with authorities and external insurance partners
  • Creation of monthly reports and statistics
  • Participation in projects
  • Maintenance of the intranet

The ideal candidate is bringing a further education in HR or Social Insurance, in additional to the following experience:

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in a payroll function within Switzerland bringing a good knowledge about Swiss employment law and social insurance
  • Advanced or native level French in addition to very good English and German language skills
  • Professional knowledge of MS Office package, in particular MS Excel

You are flexible and adaptable with a service-oriented approach. You are precise in your work with high attention to detail, ensuring reliability to deliver on all required tasks. You are able to manage priorities effectively and remain organised in a fast-changing environment. You are solution-oriented and think in an entrepreneurial way.

About us

Vifor Pharma, a company of the Galenica Group, is a world leader in the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceutical products for the treatment of iron deficiency. The company also offers a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines as well as over-the-counter (OTC) products. Vifor Pharma, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, has an increasingly global presence and a broad network of affiliates and partners around the world. For more information about Vifor Pharma and its parent company Galenica, please visit and

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