GSK Graduate Trainee Recruitment 2013

Why GSK?
Are you looking for a deep commitment to your training and development? Do you want trust and respect in a stimulating, healthy environment? The opportunity to grow in a high-performance culture? The chance to answer the big questions about future healthcare needs – and your own future? The sense of purpose that comes from leading change in an industry that touches millions of lives every day?

As a science-led, global healthcare company, we are ideally equipped to meet your aspirations. We discover, make and market well-known consumer products, as well as innovative medicines and vaccines. Everything we do is focused on improving the quality of human life. We believe this makes us a very special company to work for.

How can you grow?
Our business has enormous depth, breadth and influence. We also have bold plans for the future. This means we can offer a range of stimulating opportunities for talented graduates with the potential and ambition to become leaders of our global business.

What are we looking for?
There are a range of opportunities available in our Future Leaders (Graduate Trainee) programme. We are looking for high achievers with a good academic background (minimum of Second Class Upper) and not more than 25years of age by 31st December, 2013. In addition, you must demonstrate:
• Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
• Excellent numerical and analytical skills
• High level of integrity, transparency and respect for people
• Ability to think innovatively, be customer driven and always seeking continuous improvement
• Minimum of 7 credits at one sitting in O’level examinations
• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
• Not more than 2 years working experience (including NYSC experience)

Other specific requirements include:
Business Development
Our vision is to build a strong talent pipeline across our Sales and Marketing functions by supporting the development of highly motivated and exceptional graduates. Minimum of Second Class Upper, in any degree, from a reputable university A related postgraduate degree will be of advantage

This is a unique opportunity to develop hands-on work experience in Finance through projects and strategic assignments. Minimum of Second Class Upper, in a Business related degree, from a reputable university. A related postgraduate degree or accounting certification will be of advantage

Engineering and Manufacturing
This is a unique opportunity to develop cross-functional expertise in engineering, supply chain, quality, project management and environmental health and safety. Minimum of Second Class Upper, in Sciences or Engineering related courses, from a reputable university

Supply Chain
This program offers cross-functional development and exposure across the end-to-end processes of a well integrated supply chain. Minimum of Second Class Upper, in Business related/Engineering/Sciences related courses, from a reputable university

What’s on offer?
We place huge importance on personal and professional development, and are committed to helping all our people realise their full potential. You will be responsible for driving your own development – we will give you every support to build your individual strengths and maybe discover some hidden talents.

The rotational programme will expose you to a great amount of learning. You will take on new challenges while enhancing your technical or functional expertise and improving your business knowledge. This will see you increasing your confidence and gaining priceless communication, planning, organisational, problem-solving, team-working and networking skills.

What Next?
Qualified candidates are invited to apply for only one of the trainee positions listed above. Multiple applications will be disqualified. Click here to apply. Applications close two weeks from the date of this advert and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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