Manufacturing Operations & Quality (Vaccines) – Future Leaders Programme, France, 2018
GSK Vaccines currently manufactures, formulates, fills, packs, controls, releases and delivers vaccines safely, every day, to people in 90% of the world's countries. Vaccine manufacture is a highly scientific area of the business that involves cutting-edge technology. It touches on four very different activities: manufacturing operations, technical services, quality and supply chain management.
Graduates on the Manufacturing Operations & Quality (Vaccines) programme join the global network that makes and delivers over 3 million doses of vaccines every day. For those eager to take on production and supply challenges.
What will the programme be like?
The aim of the program is to develop you into a Future Leader at GSK. The accelerated development within the program 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. As with all GSK development we will focus on a 70/20/10 principle where your rotations will span challenging opportunities aligned to your previous experience and specifically identified development areas. Throughout your rotations, you will be supported by formal learning, mentors and 1:1 coaching.
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 interview and assessment centre.
Please note that some of the selection steps are outsourced to external partners.
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 Centre will be running early/mid-June.
You will have 2 years to to gain a broad and insightful experience of the manufacturing side of GSK's vaccines business and 3 rotations to develop your expertise in production, quality and technical services or supply chain management.
What will you do
• You'll improve your technical skills
• You'll improve your technical skills
• You will discover how manufacturing, the quality function, the technical services and the supply chain work together at GSK
• Gain valuable people management experience
• You'll learn about the cutting edge technologies used in the vaccines manufacturing process
• You will follow our vaccines through the entire manufacturing process
• You'll gain insights into the challenges of working in a highly regulated and controlled environment
• You will gain a good understanding of all areas of GSK and GSK Vaccines, from R&D activities to the commercial organization
• You will be part of a truly diverse network, working with graduates from all over the world
• Applicants must have less than two years' professional experience
• Engineer and/or Pharmacist graduate by Sept/October 2018
• Bilingual English-French (written and spoken)
• Right to work in France
• Available to work in Saint-Amand-les-Eaux, France
• Be open to an international rotation opportunity
• Passionate about science and technology, as well as people management and team work
• Keen interest in the healthcare industry
• Technical strength and process driven
• Strong problem solving skills and resilient
• Eagerness to work with others and learn how to lead and motivate your team
• Ability to build trustful relationships with key stakeholders
• Willingness to acquire knowledge and embrace new experiences
At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy. To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires.
You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.
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