Future Leaders Programme - Rx Commercial
- Academic qualifications – Applicants must have completed their undergraduate degree or master's degree by September 1, 2017
- You must have graduated from your undergraduate degree or master's degree within the last two years (2015-2017)
- Fluent English (written and spoken)
- Legal right to work in Canada
- Flexibility in terms of location- Mobility throughout the program
- Master's Degree or MBA
- Bilingual (English - French)
This position requires the employee to drive routinely on Company business and allows for the provision of a company – leased vehicle. However, to be eligible for this position and a company vehicle, GSK will need to obtain acceptable results from a license verification inquiry and drivers abstract review against its safe driver program requirements.
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.
You will have the opportunity to see multiple different business units within GSK from Vaccines, Respiratory, Public Affairs and Reimbursement, Sales (field based role- across Canada) and Global Support Functions.
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 judgment, 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 resume/cover letter.
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 additional information.
We would like to advise you to review your email daily to check whether you have been sent your first assessment.
Timeline & Assessment Process
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 will run September 26th and 27th, 2017. Application deadline: September 5, 2017.
If you require any reasonable adjustments during the application process, please contact Jenn Taylor [email protected] to discuss your requirements in confidence.
GSK is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. GSK is committed to accommodating persons with disabilities. If you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies, please contact us at [email protected]
You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.
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