Tech - Future Leaders Program, US, 2019
Exciting minds with our Future Leaders Graduate Program - Tech
Are you a graduate with great tech know-how, who can help us empower our people and drive our business? We have exciting new partnerships with cutting-edge companies - and we're reinventing how we serve our patients, healthcare professionals and our consumers across our 3 businesses: Vaccines, Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Healthcare. This is a rare opportunity to learn about the latest technologies and business processes in a dynamic healthcare environment. You'll also discover the best ways to deliver key agile solutions and work collaboratively to implement our tech strategy.
Tech at GSK
Tech at GSK is undergoing a period of change and transformation. GSK has the ambition to become a leader within the pharmaceutical industry in the application of digital technologies to drive a step change in performance and competitive advantage. As an organization, GSK is looking to create maximum strategic and operational value from established and emergent technologies, including the transition to digitized data (vs. paper-based), "Big Data" analytics, next-generation/cloud computing, to sensors and the internet-of-things, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. To drive this transformation, in September 2017, GSK appointed Karenann Terrell as Chief Digital & Technology Officer, with a company-wide remit to transform how new technologies are used to improve performance across the Group.
Develop your leadership potential on our Future Leaders Program
If you're a graduate with the talent and ambition to lead others, we'll equip you with the expertise to become one of our Future Leaders, so that you can help spearhead bold industry initiatives to make healthcare sustainable and accessible to the greatest number of patients and consumers.
The aim of the program is to provide an accelerated framework of opportunities, learning the ins and outs of business processes and the strategies behind delivering key tech solutions to drive business operations. Our Future Leaders play a key role in unlocking the value of emerging technologies to transform the way GSK interacts with is employees, patients and customers. Future Leaders may work within the Application Support, Project Delivery, and Product Management streams. Additional areas of opportunity are in innovations, strategy and architecture, business process improvement, analytics and/or service management. The program consists of 3 rotations, at 12 months each.
What will you do?
Typically, Future Leaders get involved in the following activities:
• 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 give accelerated development opportunities, we expect Future Leaders to be geographically mobile (when joining and on the program for each rotation). The US Tech teams are primarily based in the following locations: R&D Tech (Upper Providence, Pennsylvania), Pharma Tech (Navy Yard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), Consumer Tech (Warren, New Jersey), Cyber Security (Navy Yard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) and Platforms (Research Triangle Park, North Carolina).
You'll be excited by the thought of:
•Honing your technical skills on a tailored development program
•Working in a multicultural environment
•Implementing innovative, sustainable ways of working that drive business performance
•Inspiring a team to achieve unprecedented success
•Joining an international community of like-minded graduates who, alongside their day jobs, help shape and run the Future Leaders Program - for example, organizing hackathons, running global tech debates with external leading experts, and more.
What you need to succeed?
Using your unique knowledge and technical know-how, you will bring fresh thinking and even some disruption to GSK ways of working.
•A genuine passion for technology and the healthcare industry
•A proactive, self-motivated approach
We're looking for clear and effective communicators who can quickly build rapport with people and have a desire to lead from the front. It's also important that you can adapt to change and keep focused when the pressure is on. In addition, you'll need an analytical and conceptual mind, along with a talent for multi-tasking and the ability to influence others.
We're looking for Future Leaders in Tech
• BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Science, Engineering, or Mathematics
• Possess no more than 2 years of work experience
• Graduation by Spring 2019
• 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
• Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
• Tech-related work experience (e.g. internship/co-op assignments)
Want to solve some of the world's biggest health challenges?
With over 300 years of innovation, GSK is a company that delivers billions of innovative products each year. Join us and help millions of people do more, feel better, live longer.
Click 'Apply Now' to start the application form. You'll be asked for your personal information and why you want to work for us. We recommend you apply as soon as possible.
Next steps in our application process
If you seem like a good fit based on your application form, we'll invite you to complete our World of GSK online assessment. This will give us a better idea of your strengths and suitability for our Future Leaders graduate program. Please check your email daily to see if you've been chosen - and complete the World of GSK by the deadline given.
If you succeed in the World of GSK, you'll progress to the GSK Life job simulation. If you pass this, you'll join us for the final stage: our Assessment Center.
You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.
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