Future Leaders Programme
We're looking for a high achiever with a good academic background (minimum of 'Good' rating) from reputable university. You should possess:
- Good academic background in Engineering science
- Related postgraduate degree (Hons) is a must
- Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
- Excellent numerical and analytical skills
- Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
We have an exciting opportunity in our Future Leaders programme with the GSK business in South Africa. The aim of our Future Leaders programme is clear. We expect you to become a leader – both within our business and in your own professional field. We'll give you the structured training, differentiated development, experiences and opportunities you need to succeed. So you can help us to make a bigger, more positive impact on the world.
What will the programme be like?
Our two year graduate programme will stimulate your early career development through broad-ranging experiences. Your development will come through challenging job rotations, supported by formal learning and coaching.
Where can I work?
You will be based, but not restricted to Cape Town, Epping offices
What do I need to succeed?
You'll need ambition, Engineering background and a self-motivated, proactive approach. We're looking for a clear, effective communicator 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.
Essential programme criteria
Please ensure before submitting your application 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 four online assessments. You will receive an email from us with a link to your personalised homepage where you can access your assessment(s). You will have 3 days from the receipt of the email to complete the first online assessment. If you are required to complete any additional assessments, these will appear as a link on your personalised homepage. You will be given 3 days to complete the assessment from the date it appears in your homepage. If you don't complete the assessment(s) within the timeline, it will expire and your participation in our selection process will come to an end.
You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.
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