Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs Associate (temporary position)

Category:  Quality Assurance, Quality Compliance & Quality Co
Country/Region:  SE

Stockholm, SE, 114 34

Are you looking for an opportunity to use your pharmaceutical knowledge and experience in a dynamic organization with great possibilities for professional and personal growth? We are now looking for a temporary Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs Associate to cover a 12-month maternity leave. The objective of the position is quality and regulatory work within our business areas; parallel imported and generic medicines. Join us on our growth journey in one of Sweden's most exciting pharmaceutical companies.


Your role
In the role as Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs Associate you will support the local quality and regulatory affairs system to comply with GDP and local regulations. You will be part of our Swedish team positioned in the heart of Stockholm which is responsible for sales and support towards the Swedish market. Orifarm Sweden is part of the growing Danish healthcare organization Orifarm Group, and you will be working in close collaboration with both the local quality responsible person in Orifarm Sweden and with the Danish teams in both specific ongoing cases and in more general matters.


You will report to Country manager Sweden. A great part of the work involves building and maintaining good relationships with customers, the Swedish Medical Products Agency, the Swedish pharmacy chains and colleagues within the Orifarm group.


Some of your main tasks will be:


  • Handling of product quality complaints
  • Intake of adverse events
  • Handling of customer inquiries
  • Maintaining procedures (SOPs)
  • Handling deviations and CAPA
  • Participate in internal audits
  • Contact with authority
  • Administration of product information in FASS and LiiV
  • Etc.

The position is temporary for 12 months, with start date in August 2024.


About you
One of your driving forces is to be part of making a difference and creating strong customer relations, with the safety and quality of the product at highest priority. With a positive attitude, you take on your tasks in a systematic, detailed oriented and accurate way. Furthermore, you are a team player who enjoys working with and challenging your close colleagues, as well as appreciate working in a broad network across departments. You are energetic, thrive in balancing several tasks and enjoy problem solving.


To succeed in the role you should also:

  • Hold a university degree in pharmaceutical sciences (receptarie or apotekare); recent graduates are welcome
  • Be fluent in both spoken and written Swedish and English
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel and PowerPoint


About us
Orifarm is one of the Nordics' largest companies in generic medicines and the largest European player in parallel imported medicines. We are now building to take further steps for our products which we market more actively towards healthcare. In Sweden, we have a small, flat organization but are at the same time part of the larger company with approx. 2,200 colleagues and head office in Denmark. We are keen on a caring working climate where there are plenty of opportunities to grow. Having fun at work and with colleagues is of course important and we like to arrange social activities together. Our office is located in a modern building in the middle of Stockholm's city, right next to the Stockholm central station.


About Orifarm

Everyone should have access to modern medicine. High costs or lack of access to pharmaceuticals should never impact our possibility to receive treatment or relief and live a healthy life. In Orifarm, we aim to bring healthy days by making modern healthcare a better deal for the people and the societies we serve. Working towards our vision, we create access to affordable high-quality pharmaceuticals and healthcare products by challenging markets and always seeking new opportunities. With our core values paving the way, we always act responsibly and constantly with our customers in the center of our attention. And everything we do is driven by our sole purpose:


For as many as possible, as healthy a day as possible.


Our history goes back to 1994 where Orifarm was founded in Denmark by Hans and Birgitte Bøgh-Sørensen. Since then, Orifarm has grown from a small nine-person company into an international company operating globally in 13 countries. Today, Orifarm is Europe's largest parallel importer of pharmaceuticals and Denmark's largest supplier of pharmaceuticals with more than 2,200 employees.


We operate within seven different business areas: Over the Counter (OTC), Consumer Healthcare, Generics, Promotional Rx, Unlicensed Medicines, Parallel Import and Clinical Trials Supplies (CTS). Further, we focus heavily on new business opportunities and synergistic M&A to expand our offerings


We offer

At Orifarm, we know our growth comes from the growth of our employees. We are an ambitious organization with an entrepreneurial culture, and we celebrate can-do attitudes, smarts and hearts. Our secret to success? Valuing how different skillsets join forces to make our journey happen. Whether you play a direct or an indirect part of fulfilling our purpose, you get to contribute and use your skills, personal as well as professional. Indeed, at Orifarm your personal growth journey is shaped only by your contribution towards making healthy days for as many as possible.


We regard our feedback culture as a fundamental element in the individual employee’s opportunities for learning and development. And when we have good results, every employee, including student workers, are a part of our bonus scheme.


Application and information

Please submit your application latest May 31st 2024. Selection and interviews are ongoing.

The position is temporary for 12 months, with start in August 2024. 


If you have further questions about the position, please contact: Linnéa Bystedt, libys@orifarm.com