2015 GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Graduate Future Leaders Programme – Pharmaceutical Nigeria

Application Deadline:22nd  May 2015

Marketing and Sales – Pharmaceuticals

Requisition ID:    112037
Position:    Graduate Development Programs
Open date:    Apr 27, 2015 12:31:50 PM
Functional area:    Commercial
Location:    Lagos, Nigeria-Lagos
Required degrees:    Bachelor’s Level Degree
Relocation:    No
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is one of the world’s leading research based pharmaceutical and health-care companies, is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) employs over 97,000 employees in over 100 countries worldwide.

There is an exciting opportunity in the Future Leaders programme with the GSK Pharmaceutical business in Nigeria. The aim of our Future Leaders programme is clear. You are expected  to become a leader – both within our business and in your own professional field. GSK will give you the structured training, differentiated development, experiences and opportunities you need to succeed. So you can help  to make a bigger, more positive impact on the world.

Programme Details

  • It is a  two year graduate programme that will stimulate your early career development through broad-ranging experiences.
  • Your development will come through challenging job rotations, supported by formal learning and coaching.


  • You will be based in Lagos, Nigeria but may be required to travel on occasionWhat do I need to succeed?
  • You’ll need ambition, commercial awareness and a self-motivated, proactive approach.
  • GSK is  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

GSK is  looking for a high achiever with a good academic background (minimum of Second Class Upper) from reputable university. You should possess:

•Minimum 2:1 in Pharmacy/Health Sciences/Business Degree

•Related postgraduate degree (MBA, MSc) will be of advantage

•Between 1 – 3 years work experience

•Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

•Excellent numerical and analytical skills

•Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Application Advice:

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.

Online Testing

  • As part of the 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.

Apply NOW for the GlaxoSmithKline Future Leaders Programme 

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the GlaxoSmithKline Future Leaders Programme 


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