Manager Innovation 1


Sant Cugat del Valles, ES

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Research & Development
Req Id:  232807

Do you want to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to improve the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company which, since its foundation in Barcelona in 1909, has been working to improve the health and well-being of people all over the world. Our four divisions - Bioscience, Diagnostic, Hospital and Bio Supplies - develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 100 countries and regions.

To become a key member of GIANT-external innovation team that will have responsibility for coordinating and supporting innovation activities with internal and external stakeholders.



  • Coordinate cross-functional due diligence efforts on external technologies on appropriate timings
  • Coordinate GIANT portfolio management activities that include follow-up of projects, identify decision gates, prioritization, etc…
  • Facilitate prioritization and cross-functional business alignment on strategic initiatives, participate in strategic planning and management of product roadmap.
  • Interact with internal stakeholders such as communication, IR, Strategy office, etc… when needed to deliver metrics, reports, etc…
  • Interact with external stakeholders (Asebio, public institutions, etc…) in order to update GIANT external innovation activities, foster collaborations, search external funding initiatives, etc…
  • Create and maintain a network of potential partners in the industry and in the venture capital and technology transfer sectors.
  • Ensure continuous monitoring of the landscape in the core portfolio.
  • Prepare assessments and recommendations to be presented to executive leadership.

Required Profile:

  • Life science degree with a MBA with a strong business acumen and a demonstrated track record of driving innovation in a technology focused portfolio
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry (or in related life sciences fields including venture capital and/or technology transfer) in Innovation Management
  • Experience in portfolio management
  • Extensive knowledge of drug development process

Location: SPAIN : Spain : Sant Cugat del Valles:SC3 


Learn more about Grifols