Digital Technology - Consumer Healthcare IT - Future Leaders Program, USA, 2018

Basic qualifications:

  • BS or higher-level degree in Life Sciences major (e.g. Chemistry, Biology), Engineering, Computer Science, Business Management
  • Less than 2 years of industry related work experience
  • Graduation by Spring 2018
  • Must be eligible to work in the US at the time of, and for the duration of employment. Employees will be required to furnish evidence of US work authorization. Applicant must NOT require future sponsorship for an employment visa status
  • 3.0 GPA or above

Preferred qualifications:

  • IT-related related work experience (e.g. internship/co-op assignments)
  • Masters degree in IT-related disciplines (or IT undergraduate degree and Business Management / Science / Engineering Masters degree)


GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a world leading research-based pharmaceutical company with a powerful combination of skills and resources that provides a platform for delivering strong growth in today's rapidly changing healthcare environment. The business comprises three types of products: prescription medicines, vaccines, and consumer healthcare products. GSK's mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. GSK is headquartered in the UK, with operations based in the U.S.

The aim of the Business and Technology Future Leaders Program is to provide an accelerated framework of opportunities and experiences for high-caliber graduates, so that they can make quality and timely contributions to GSK Tech now and in the future. As part of the Digital Technology pathway at GSK, associates will unlock the business value of emerging technologies and help transform the way GSK interacts with its employees, customers and patients. Throughout the program, you will learn the ins and outs of business processes and the strategies behind delivering key solutions to support business operations. The program is 3 years in length, with 3 rotations over that time.

Embedded in our Consumer business, you will develop functional expertise to help drive business strategy and focus on expanding your skills through graduate-specific leadership training. GSK Consumer Healthcare's goal is to be the world's first and best Fast Moving Consumer Healthcare company, driven by science and values. As part of the program, you will help the Consumer business to create a world class FMCG Tech Organization, which enables our business to deliver value through innovation and efficiency.

Example of Job Assignments (Rotations):

  • Performing business analysis during design, development and implementation of projects
  • Designing, developing and supporting software solutions
  • Managing project and software quality, including testing and validation
  • Ensuring that all user acceptance testing is appropriately defined and executed
  • Managing schedules, milestones, and resource requirements to meet project objectives
  • Preparing technical documentation
  • Interfacing with customers and other stakeholders at all levels of the business
  • Identifying opportunities to improve business processes and performance, and advising the business of possible technical solutions
  • Identifying and building appropriate sources of information and cultivating effective business relationships

To be successful in the program, applicants need to evidence the following competencies:

  • Technical aptitude
  • Relationship building
  • Networking
  • Influencing drive for success
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Effective communication
  • Confidence and can-do attitude
  • Continuous improvement
  • Flexible thinking and problem solving

Contact information:

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