Medical Affairs Manager (Egypt)


Egypt, EG

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Medical Affairs
Req Id:  513727

Would you like to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to enhance the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company that since 1909 has been working to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are leaders in plasma-derived medicines and transfusion medicine and develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 110 countries and regions.


As a Medical Affairs Manager the main purpose of your role will be to build partnerships with external healthcare professionals mainly in the country, to communicate evidence based critical scientific, technical and development issues relating to Grifols Biopharma products which are or will be marketed in the country.



  • Location: Headquarters Offices, 30-40% time travelling abroad.
  • Internal: Grifols Egypt general management, Marketing, Sales, Market Access, Clinical department, Regulatory department, Compliance department, Training department and Business Intelligence.
  • External: Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and healthcare professionals, Scientific community, Regulatory authorities and vendors or research partners.



  • The position holder is the local Medical Affairs representative for Grifols Egypt both externally and internally.
  • Responsible for the implementation of medical affairs strategy in alignment with Grifols regional (MEAA) and global Medical Affairs in order to meet the local business objectives.
  • Develop and execute local medical affairs plans for assigned products and/or therapeutic areas in alignment with local business objectives.
  • Medical lead for building and maintaining the relationships with scientific thought leaders, scientists and strategic partners within the country on the therapeutic areas of interest.
  • Responsible for the knowledge management in his/her respective areas, acting as a subject matter expert for internal and external stakeholders, writing summaries/reports when needed for the country and region.
  • Lead and manage local scientific events such as advisory boards, expert meetings or other scientific meetings: symposia, webinars or standalone meetings.
  • Develop and review scientific materials, including publications, presentations, and also educational content for medical education programs.
  • Responsible for participating in internal training programs to ensure medical and scientific understanding of the products in the respective countries.
  • Attendance at local and regional medical conferences on the respective disease areas and provide reports from these meetings for internal/external (MA) stakeholders.
  • Provides scientific responses to medical enquiries by internal and external customers.
  • Support promotional activities for Grifols products in accordance with regulatory and compliance requirements.
  • Responsible for the accuracy of the medical content of marketing materials. Medical function in the sign off process of marketing materials.
  • Oversee and drive the generation of scientific evidence through country level management of Grifols Egypt Research programs, including ISR, RWE, Research grants, educational grants and Scientific Awards.
  • Ability to establish and manage the needs for resources (budget) in the country in alignment with the company’s strategy.
  • Ensure compliance with Grifols Egypt/Grifols processes and regulations.
  • Partner with Market Access to support country/regional needs as appropriate.



  • Bachelor’s degree: Pharmacy, Medicine, Life Sciences, Pharmacology, or similar field. A Ph.D., PharmD, MD, or equivalent can be advantageous
  • Preferred master’s degree in business administration or similar field.



  • Minimum 10 years’ experience managing a multidisciplinary team/matrix organization.
  • 5 plus years of experience in a medical or scientific role within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or healthcare industry is required.
  • Direct involvement or exposure to clinical trial design, execution and interpretation skills is highly valuable.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams such as Marketing, Sales, R&D, Regulatory, and Compliance is crucial.


IT (Computing skills)

  • Excellent command in Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge in statistical software such as R or Python to help interpret clinical trial data and conduct data analysis for evidence-based decision-making
  • Experience with tools such as EndNote, Mendeley or Zotero for managing references and organizing scientific publications is advantageous



  • Fluent in English and Arabic


SKILLS (Personal capabilities)

  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong and diverse leadership capabilities
  • Solid knowledge of medical/pharmaceutical basics with highest ethical standards.
  • Scientific understanding (literature, clinical and basic research etc.)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills
  • High level of integrity and trust
  • Strong desire and ability to embrace change
  • Flexible and quick learner
  • Networking and relationship building skills
  • Good time management
  • Requires strong organizational skills
  • Ability to understand the business aspects of the pharmaceutical industry
  • Must demonstrate a willingness to adapt and learn new systems, procedures, etc.

    This position is fully based in Egypt and reports directly to Grifols Egypt for Plasma Derivatives. 



Third Party Agency and Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that present a candidate to Grifols must have an active, nonexpired, Grifols Agency Master Services Agreement with the Grifols Talent Acquisition Department. Additionally, agencies may only submit candidates to positions that they have been engaged to work on by a Grifols Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to a Grifols Recruiter under these terms or they will be considered a Grifols candidate.


Grifols provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristic or status protected by law.  We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.


Location: EMEA : Egypt : Egypt:EGTOLIP - Tolip El Narges-New Cairo 


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