Associate Director, Medical Affairs APAC


Singapore, SG

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Medical Affairs
Req Id:  506810

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.

We believe that diversity adds value to our business, our teams, and our culture. We are committed to equal employment opportunity fostering an inclusive environment where diversity makes us be outstanding.


Help us lead one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. We are a world leader in plasma-derived medicines with a presence in more than 100 countries, and a growing global team of over 20.000 people. That’s why we need an Associate Director, Medical Affairs APAC like you.


Role Mission

Directs scientific strategies and activities to support Diagnostics commercial success in the APAC region, as well as provide valuable feedback to new product development. 

Partners closely with regional Commercial operations, global marketing and customer marketing, as well as R&D to ensure high quality and effective scientific content and education on transfusion medicine topics is provided to the field. 



What your responsibilities will be



  • Provides scientific, technical and medical expertise and guidance, in area(s) prioritizing immunohematology/blood typing and secondly transfusion medicine, blood banking, blood policies.
  • Identify/source key resources needed to support medical affairs goals in the region - Build and manage relationships with key opinion leaders.                                                   
  • Partners closely with APAC commercial operations, Global and Customer Marketing, R&D, Regulatory Affairs, and Clinical Affairs to ensure focus/alignment of medical affairs activities and deliverables in APAC with the overall business strategy in region.  This includes but not limited to support activities of existing product offerings and identification of new products and their respective development. Support development and implementation of scientific marketing and sales tools.
  • Ensure Grifols scientific leadership through research, congress symposia, publications, educational activities, and strong collaborative relationships with key opinion and thought leaders.                  
  • Monitor industry innovation to assess competitive activity and identify opportunities for future business development.                                                                                            
  • Contribute to the management and/or review of Grifols-sponsored and investigator-sponsored studies.                                                               
  • Work with Clinical Affairs as needed to ensure proper and relevant analysis of trial data.                          
  • Provides material review to ensure scientific soundness and compliance with applicable policies and regulations                                                         
  • Monitor, analyses and interpret developments in government policy that have an impact on short- and long-term business, to enhance company’s leadership in industry related engagement with government ministries.



Who you are


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, education, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).


  • Expertise in transfusion science/medicine and business acumen in the blood bank industry or donor screening industry. Research and publication background. 5 years or more of industry experience including in an invitro Diagnostic market is desirable. Ability to analyze and communicate scientific and clinical information. Strong proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and internet databases.   Working knowledge of budget/spend management, with ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines. Proficiency in English is mandatory.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills, especially with key stakeholders and external customers and collaborators.  Proven track record establishing and maintaining scientific collaborative relationships with key opinion and thought leaders.  
  • Minimum requirement: MD or PhD in a Biological Sciences field
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in transfusion science/medicine; at least 3 years experience working in scientific/medical affairs role highly desirable. 



What we offer


It 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.


Information about Grifols is available at 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!


Grifols is an equal opportunity employer.


Flexible schedule: Hybrid model. To be defined with Manager. General 2 remote and 3 working days at the office. Timing 8 am – 5 pm or 9 am – 6 pm

Benefits package

Contract of Employment: Permanent position

Flexibility for U Program: 2 days remote working



Location: APAC : Singapore : Singapore || APAC : Australia : Clayton South (Victoria) || APAC : Australia : North Ryde || APAC : China : Beijing || APAC : China : Shanghai || APAC : Hong Kong : Hong Kong || APAC : India : Gurgaon || APAC : India : Mumbai || APAC : Japan : Osaka || APAC : Japan : Tokyo || APAC : Korea : Korea || APAC : Malaysia : Selangor || APAC : Singapore : Wheelock Place || APAC : Taiwan : Taipei || APAC : Thailand : Bangkok:Singapore Mapletree 


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