Skip to main content

Senior Global Scientific Advisor / Global Library Manager (m/f/d)

As an international family business of the plasma industry, we are proud of this: our products can save lives. We have strong European roots and are growing continuously. Therefore, we are looking for:

Senior Global Scientific Advisor / Global Library Manager (m/f/d)

Global Medical & Scientific Affairs

Your tasks are diverse – from providing scientific input to database administration.

This includes:

  • Continuous updating of knowledge on products, patient treatment trends and scientific activities by regular literature search and further appropriate measures with respect to Octapharma’s product portfolio and R&D business
  • Providing scientific input by performing and processing structured state-of-the-art literature searches on internal customers’ request in all fields of Octapharma’s interest with respect to drug safety, clinical and R&D / manufacturing subjects in external database hosts
  • Regular literature monitoring service for internal customers
  • Management of search strategies for regular literature searches in hosted databases
  • Administration and management, supervision and maintenance of in-house databases including service for and support and training of internal customers

What we expect?

  • MD or PhD in science
  • More than 5 years professional experience including experience in theoretical internal medicine
  • Experience in knowledge management including database administration and retrieval language, in patent search, in medical marketing
  • Expertise in Plasma Fractionation, Immunotherapy, Critical Care or Blood Coagulation
  • Strong interdisciplinary working relationship with different target group
  • Target-orientation, good analytical, strategic and organizational skills
  • Fluent scientific English, German

What we offer?

  • International position with room for personal development in a growing, family-owned business
  • Healthy and well-balanced food in our Do & Co company restaurant
  • Competitive salary plus bonus payment. The minimum salary for this position is €3.163,33 monthly gross according to Collective Agreement for employees of Chemical Industry, VG IV; but willingness to overpay – depending on your qualifications and professional experience.

Do you want to become a member of Octapharma? We look forward to receiving your application in English:

Senior Global Scientific Advisor / Global Library Manager (m/f/d)

Pharmazeutika Produktionsges.m.b.H.

Oberlaaer Straße 235, 1100 Vienna, Mag. (FH) Gerda Brandt

T: +43 (1) 610 32 – 1865,      


About Octapharma

The vision of Octapharma is “Our passion drives us to provide new health solutions advancing human life”. Headquartered in Lachen, Switzerland, Octapharma is one of the largest human protein manufacturers in the world, developing and producing human proteins from human plasma and human cell lines. As a family-owned company, Octapharma believes in investing to make a difference in people’s lives and has been doing so since 1983; because it’s in our blood.Our company values are Ownership, Integrity, Leadership, Sustainability and Entrepreneurship.

In 2017, the Group achieved €1.72 billion in revenue, an operating income of €349 million and invested €287 million to ensure future prosperity. Octapharma employs more than 7,700 people worldwide to support the treatment of patients in 113 countries with products across three therapeutic areas:

  •     Haematology (coagulation disorders)
  •     Immunotherapy (immune disorders)
  •     Critical care

Octapharma owns six state-of-the-art production facilities in Austria, France, Germany, Mexico and Sweden.

For more information visit: