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Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Medical Affairs Scientific Director 2, Pulmonology (MD) in Durham, North Carolina



Provides medical and scientific support to internal departments throughout the company in the area of Pulmonology; specifically, alpha-1 antitrypsin for the treatment of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and other potential lung diseases. Develops and drives Medical Affairs initiatives to support the company’s global strategic goals. Interacts with multiple internal teams as well as develops external relationships with key opinion leaders.

Primary responsibilities for role:

  • Serves as the Pulmonology therapeutic expert for internal and external stakeholders.

  • Within the area of Pulmonology, provides expert clinical and scientific support to multiple departments and interdepartmental teams comprised of representatives from Medical Affairs, Health Economic Outcomes Research, Publications, Clinical Development, Preclinical Research, Regulatory, Global Strategic Marketing, US Marketing, Managed Markets, and Market Access.

  • Develops relationships with key opinion leaders consistent with the company’s strategic goals.

  • Develops and executes Medical Affairs initiatives that align with the company’s goals.

  • Provides product and disease-specific training for internal stakeholders and external customers, upon request.

  • Participates and/or facilitates advisory boards and speaker training meetings.

  • Participates in the development and execution of publication strategies for pulmonology.

  • Develops and writes annual Medical Affairs strategic plans for alpha-1 antitrypsin.

  • Reviews and evaluates Investigator Sponsored Research proposals.

  • Reviews promotional material to ensure medical and scientific accuracy.

  • Reviews Medical Information letters to assure content accuracy.


  • MD Required

Experience :

  • Typically requires 8 years of clinical, scientifict or medical affairs experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience in Medical Affairs or Clinical Development within the pharmaceutical or bioscience industry is a plus.

  • Prior academic position is highly desirable.

  • Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

  • A proven ability to work independently or with cross functional teams.

  • Ability to lead teams.

  • High sense of urgency and commitment to excellence in the successful achievement of objectives.

  • Good computer skills including proficiency with Outlook, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint.

Occupational Demands:

Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment. Frequently sits for 6-8 hours per day. Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. Occasionally walks and stands. Occasionally bends and twists neck. Light to moderate lifting and carrying objects with a maximum lift of 25lbs. Frequently drives to site locations with occasional travel within the United States. Able to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken and written words and sentences. Interacts with others, relates sensitive information to diverse groups. Must work with diverse groups to obtain consensus on issues.

EEO Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans

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Req ID: 219268