Grifols’ workforce is the driving force behind its innovation and growth, as well as its most valuable asset as a family business. The company aspires to foster a work environment that ensures equal opportunities in all areas, particularly gender diversity and professional development to reinforce the talents of each and every Grifols employee.
Created in 2019 to reinforce team commitment and motivation and integrated in the HR department.
Its mission is to support the company’s growth, financial success and long-term sustainability, intensifying and strengthening the value of people as the driving force for the present and future of Grifols.
In November 2017, the company launched the Grifols Values Survey, “Your Opinion Counts!” to better understand how employees experienced Grifols’ values. The Survey was aimed at all Grifols’ employees, except for Grifols Plasma Operations (GPO) employees. The participation rate was 50.6% and action plans were implemented both at the area and corporate levels based on its findings.
In October 2019, the Grifols 2019-2020 Employee Survey was announced as a follow-up to the 2017 survey. The Global Sales area participated in the pilot project, which reached 2,000 employees. The survey will be rolled out globally in 2020.
In 2019, the company celebrated the first edition of the One Grifols Awards to recognize employees and teams that have contributed to boosting the company’s growth and future success. Awards are given in four categories:
In 2019, the award distinguished various initiatives, including the team responsible for developing platforms to improve the early detection of alpha 1-antitrypsin (DAAT) deficit and the 40-plus volunteers who worked on the Ebola Project in Liberia, aimed at finding a potential vaccine against this disease.