Your Responsibilities :
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a world-leading pharmaceutical company with a mission to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.
We employ 100,000 people in over 115 countries, and our work covers three main areas : Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare.
What will the programme be like?
The Future Leaders Programme suits graduates who want a career with real purpose. It’s an accelerated development programme that equips graduates with the knowledge, skills and attributes to move quickly into senior positions at GSK.
Participants benefit from a rich variety of structured training, individual mentoring, and opportunities to experience different aspects of the business.
From the start, our challenging rotations will help you deliver the standards of excellence that we’d expect from a future leader.
What do I need to succeed?
Our Future Leaders need ambition, commercial awareness and a self-motivated, proactive approach. We’re looking for clear, effective communicators who can quickly build a rapport with a wide range of people.
It’s also important that you can adapt to change and keep focused when the pressure is on. While you have the drive and confidence to trust your own judgement, you’re a real team player who actively collaborates with others.
In addition, you’ll need an analytical mind, a talent for multi-tasking and the ability to influence others.
How do I apply?
Click the Apply Now button to submit your application today. You will then be requested to enter your personal information and then submit your responses to two questions about your interest and motivation to work for us.
Essential Programme Criteria
Before submitting your application, please ensure that you meet the essential criteria for the programme that you are applying to and that you provide this information accurately.
Please note that if you do not meet the essential requirements of the programme, you may receive an automatic response, declining your application.
As part of our selection process we may ask you to complete between one and three online assessments. You will receive an email from us with a link to a personalised my assessment’ homepage where you can access your first assessment.
Please note, you will be given 72 hours from receipt of this email to complete your first assessment. If you don’t complete the assessment within 72 hours, it will expire and your participation in our selection process will come to an end.
We would like to advise you to review your email daily to check whether you have been sent your first assessment.
Timeline & Assessment Process
Our robust recruitment process includes online application, online testing, telephone / video / face to face interview and assessment centre.
Applications open on 17 / 07 / 18 and close on 30 / 09 / 18. Late submissions will not be accepted.
We accept applications on an ongoing basis and will progress these according to the date that they were received. For this reason, we encourage you to apply as early as possible.
We cannot guarantee to accept your application once we have filled all of our positions.
It is expected that our Assessment Centres (Final Stage) will run October.
Reasonable Adjustments :
If you require any reasonable adjustments during the application process, please contact to discuss your requirements in confidence.
Basic qualifications :
Preferred qualifications :
If you have these qualifications, it will be a plus :
Why GSK? :
We are a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose : to help people do more, feel better, live longer.
We have 3 global businesses that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products, including Sensodyne, Voltaren, Theraflu, Parodontax, Panadol, Polident and Otrivin.
In over 150 countries and 300 years of history, our goal is to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies to bring differentiated high-
quality and needed healthcare products to as many people as possible, with our scientific and technical know-how and talented people.
As a GSK Employee, you will put our values and expectations at the heart of everything you do. You will have the courage to make decisions, taking the accountability for them, guided by our strategy, priorities and values of patient focus, respect for people, integrity and transparency.
Being a GSK employee allows you to challenge and to change by ensuring your development meet changing business needs. You will also enjoy to be part of a diverse team, getting inspired by our teamwork, our healthy and inclusive environment and specially by making the difference and playing an important role on the benefit of millions of patients and consumer worldwide.
Our inclusive workplace makes our employees feel engaged by the contribution they make, by affording them equal treatment regardless of actual or perceived characteristics.
As so, when you apply for a job at GSK, it is not necessary to include on your resume information such as : race, color, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, origin, photographs or any other personal characteristics.
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