Future Leaders Program - Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability

Basic qualifications:

• A minimum 3.0 GPA
• Engineering or Life Sciences degree from an accredited college/university
• High level of business English
• Less than 2-years of industry related work experience
• Graduation by Spring 2017
• Location mobility across country and willingness to travel internationally
• 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

Preferred qualifications:

• Previous EHSS experience or exposure through related internships or coursework preferred
• Demonstrated leadership experience through organizations and activities
• Strong scientific and analytical skills, as well as a solid business acumen
• Experience working and interpreting metrics
• Additional language preferred (or business English if English is not first language)
• Ambition
• Passion for people and their development
• Self-motivated/proactive approach
• Clear and effective communication
• Able to work under pressure
• Flexibility
• Analytical mindset
• Ability to influence others


GSK’s Environmental Health, Safety & Sustainability’s (EHSS) mission is to sustain a healthy, resilient, high-performing workforce, and to ensure zero harm to our people, the environment and our business. At the heart of our mission is a fundamental respect for our people and the planet. GSK leaders are responsible for ensuring our risks are effectively identified and managed, and the EHSS function is there to enable the business to deliver sustainable business performance through risk reduction, building trust and high-quality technical support.

EHSS is committed to equipping our business with the right people and the right skills to help our customers and patients do more, feel better and live longer. Our teams ensure that GSK recognizes creativity, collaboration and responsibility, offering our people rewarding careers in terms of development and excellent benefits.

This 3 year rotational program will aim to accelerate your early career development, through diverse experiences that will put you on the path for a future EHSS leadership role. You’ll experience challenging job rotations, which will be complemented by formal learning, coaching and mentoring from the Lead Team.

We will give you a breadth of experience in the core areas of our EHSS model, including EHSS Services, Business-embedded EHSS functions, and the EHSS Technical Center of Excellence. We will also give you the opportunity to spend time outside of EHSS in a different function where you can gain experience closer to our customers. Your experience may be across different areas such as Research & Development, Commercial, Manufacturing, or other relevant business areas. The aim is to accelerate your early career development through diverse experiences and put you on the path for a future leadership role at GSK within the EHSS community and beyond.

During each rotation, you will develop a range of business and technical competencies and world class leadership skills. On top of this, you will develop a broad understanding of EHSS, through breadth and knowledge of our different business areas, such as manufacturing or R&D, and technical specialisms, such as performance coaching, resilience, process safety, sustainability, occupational hygiene and health management.

In order to be successful on the program, you will need to have a passion for people and the environment, as well as a commitment to the health and wellbeing of our workforce. Additionally, we value organizational skills, enthusiasm, taking responsibility and working to deadlines. We are also looking for people who are customer driven, can build strong relationships and are able to adopt a flexible thinking approach.

While on the program, you will be supported by the Global Program Office, your line manager, an EHSS Lead Team Mentor and a buddy. Personal development is achieved through tailored training and development plans highlighting specific individual needs. On top of that, we also provide formal training opportunities and coaching to ensure your continued development is on track and you are successfully achieving your goals.

When nearing the end of each rotation, successful associates work with their Lead Team Mentor and Global Program Director to identify their next rotation opportunity, which will be appropriate for individual skills development and the business needs.

Contact information:

You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.

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GSK is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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