Administrative Assistant


Basel Area - Allschwil, CH



About Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Idorsia Ltd is reaching out for more - We have more ideas, we see more opportunities and we want to help more patients.

In order to achieve this, we will develop Idorsia into one of Europe’s leading biopharmaceutical company, with a strong scientific core.

Headquartered in Switzerland - a European biotech hub - Idorsia is specialized in the discovery and development of small molecules, to transform the horizon of therapeutic options. Idorsia has a broad portfolio of innovative drugs in the pipeline, an experienced team, a fully-functional research center, and a strong balance sheet – the ideal constellation to bringing R&D efforts to business success.

Idorsia was listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol: IDIA) in June 2017 and has over 600 highly qualified specialists dedicated to realizing our ambitious targets.


Job Responsibilities


  • General administrative support in all areas for our Clinical Development Therapeutic Area Units team including personal assistance to the respective Function Head (managing Calendar, organizing meetings travels etc)
  • Coordination and organization of administrative departmental projects
  • Participate in relevant meetings, take minutes and drive administrative actions
  • Independently and pro-actively approach administrative tasks and provide regularly status-update to key stakeholders 
  • Organize interviews on behalf of Human Resources and maintain correspondence with candidates
  • Prepare and support hiring managers with onboarding of new employees (organization of workspace, IT, etc.)


Candidate’s Requirements


  • Commercial apprenticeship (KV-E/M) or similar
  • 5+ years of experience in a senior administrative role in a multinational company, ideally in Pharmaceutical / BioTech Industry
  • Business fluency in English; German and/or French would be an advantage
  • Computer-, mobile device- and software applications advanced user 
  • Ability to work independently with high customer orientation and pro-active approach to deliver high quality results 
  • Pragmatic attitude and ability to learn quickly
  • Inclusiveness and effective teamwork and collaboration skills with various levels of diverse stakeholders
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills


What Idorsia offers


  • Exciting opportunities for development and professional growth within our dynamic organization: you can make a difference!
  • A collaborative and solution-oriented environment.
  • An innovative and open culture in a truly multicultural environment.
  • A competitive salary and generous social benefits.


Work Location: Allschwil

Country: Switzerland

Business Area: Clinical Development

Schedule: Fulltime

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 1186


If you are interested, please click on apply now.

Please be informed that if you are selected for this position, your employment will be subject to a pre-employment background screening process, of which you would be informed in greater detail in due course.

Please note Idorsia operates a strictly-controlled list of preferred recruitment partners. For those partners who have no valid, signed Master Service Agreement in place with Idorsia all unsolicited resumes, CVs, anonymous profiles, or any other candidate details submitted through our website or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Idorsia Pharmaceuticals (including any of its subsidiaries, affiliates or related companies) are considered the property of Idorsia Pharmaceuticals and are not subject to payment of any form of introduction, placement or referral fees.

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