Manager Innovation


Sant Cugat del Valles, ES

Tipo de Contrato:  Indefinido tiempo completo
Área:  Investigación y Desarrollo
Número de solicitud de puesto:  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.

Help us lead one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies!



The Manager Innovation, as a key member of GIANT external innovation team, will have responsibility for coordinating and supporting innovation activities with internal and external stakeholders.



What your responsibilities will be



You will have the opportunity to:


  • 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 and prioritization.
  • 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 Scientific Innovation, Communication, IR and Strategy office when needed to deliver metrics and reports.
  • Interact with external stakeholders (Asebio, public institutions, etc) in order to update GIANT external innovation activities, foster collaborations and search external funding initiatives.
  • 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 competitive landscape in the core portfolio.
  • Prepare assessments and recommendations to be presented to executive leadership.



Who you are



  • You have a Life science degree with a MBA with a strong business acumen and a demonstrated track record of driving innovation in a technology focused portfolio.
  • You have at least 5 years’ experience in biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry (or in related life sciences actors including venture capital and/or technology transfer office) in Innovation Management
  • You have experience in portfolio management.
  • You have extensive knowledge of drug development process.
  • You are communicative, flexible and analytical.
  • You speak fluent English.



What we offer



  • Permanent position. 
  • Location in Sant Cugat del Vallès.
  • This is a brilliant opportunity for you. Grifols is fully aware that its employees are one of its major assets. We are committed to maintaining an atmosphere that encourages all our employees to develop their professional careers in an excellent working environment. 
  • Grifols is an equal opportunity employer.



If you are interested in joining our company and you have what it takes for such an exciting position, then don't hesitate to apply. We look forward to receiving your application!


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


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