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Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc AD, Program Management in San Diego, California

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.


The Associate Director, Program Management leads interdepartmental development and commercialization programs. This role leads large, multi-year projects or numerous smaller projects of more limited scope. The role may also provide supervision for other project leaders, as needed. The Associate Director coordinates tasks and completes documentation required for design control. Additionally, this role develops and manages project budgets and timelines. Regular project status updates are required to executive management and external collaborators.

Primary responsibilities for role:

Manages large, complex, technically challenging programs.

Oversees multiple related programs and other project leaders as needed.

Establishes or oversees operational goals to meet strategic plans and objectives. Develops and manages Project Plan. Manages master schedules, resources and project/program budget.

-Communicates project status to executive level management.

-Facilitates internal and external information flow between team, senior management and corporate client(s) and/or partners.

-Establishes and assures adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans, timelines and performance requirements for specified projects

-Completes project/program on schedule and within budget.

-Assures risks are assessed and mitigations developed.

-Assists with Design Control procedures and documentation as needed.

-Identifies customer needs and manages their development and execution.

-Ensures project /program compliance with procedures.

-Participates in corporate development of methods, techniques and evaluates criteria for projects, programs and people.

-Oversees outside partner relationships for programs.

-Performs other related duties as assigned

Additional Responsibilities:

Exercises wide latitude in determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments.

Assignments are typically long term and self-directed

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Expert knowledge of Design Control procedures.

Demonstrated leadership skills.

Expert knowledge in Product Development and Project Management/Leadership.

Ability to develop scope, plan and direction for programs integrating multiple technical functions.

Working understanding of deliverables from other functional areas from prior experience.

Familiarity with QSR and ISO 9000 regulations required.

Displays a practical understanding of how the organization operates and how to influence outcomes.

Expert in management of project risks.


Science/engineering BS/BA degree or equivalent


15+ years related experience OR MS/MBA and 12 years OR Ph.D. and 10 years.

Must have a minimum of 7 years experience managing complex projects in medical diagnostic industry.

Must have experience in managing complex projects requiring integration of all core disciplines and functional areas and should include work with corporate partners.

Experience in Program Management of Diagnostic programs is desirable and experience with molecular test and/or instrument development is highly desirable.


Depending on the area of assignment, directly related experience or a combination of directly related education and experience and/or competencies may be considered in place of the stated requirements. Example: If a job level requires a Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years of experience, an equivalency could include 8 years of experience, an Associate’s degree with 6 years of experience, or a Master’s degree with 2 years of experience.

EEO Minorities/ Disability/Veterans

Grifols is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition or characteristics, disability or veteran's status or any other classification protected by applicable State/Federal laws. 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.

Req ID: 310447