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Supply Chain Future Leaders Programme

We are one of the world’s leading healthcare companies.  GSK researches, develops, manufactures and distributes life-saving vaccines, prescription medicines and consumer health products such as Sensodyne, Savlon and Panadol.

The size and scope of our organisation allows our people to answer some of the biggest questions facing everyone on the planet – questions about future healthcare needs.

What will the Supply Chain Programme be like?

This three year programme involves different rotations to give you wide experience within different roles and working environments, alongside a number of training courses. Throughout the scheme, you will have numerous opportunities to meet with other graduates for training, and networking events. You will undertake a number of core training and personal development courses, alongside additional opportunities arranged using your personal training budget.

As a Supply Chain graduate at GSK, you can expect to:

Gain awareness and understanding of the multiple functions and steps involved in an end to end supply chain, whilst learning about the synergies and challenges faced when seeking to deliver optimum value to the business and the customer
Be involved in ensuring GSK makes right products and delivers them to the right place at the right time
Gain experience working in and with cross-functional teams, across multiple geographies and cultures
Benefit from a clearly defined network to support you in your development

Joining our global manufacturing and supply (GMS) division, you'll undertake business-critical roles within Pharmaceutical or Consumer Healthcare supply

Where can I work?

Our Supply Chain Future Leaders Programme is available across the UK and Internationally. Initial roles are within your local country. But we’re a truly global organisation, so you may find the opportunity to gain international experience in the future.

 What’s expected of me?

We’ll expect you to get involved in managing projects and prioritising a variety of tasks effectively. This means you’ll need to build working relationships with people at all levels of our organisation. In addition, you’ll analyse information and report your findings, so we can identify and understand trends, insights and facts. We’ll also look to you to help research and source this information. Not least, we want you to keep developing new skills and knowledge wherever you find the opportunity.

 What do I need to succeed?

You'll need ambition, a genuine interest in the healthcare industry 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. As rotations may be located in different sites, flexibility with mobility would be expected. While you’ve 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. 

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