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  • #2 in R&D and manufacturing
  • > 100,000 employees

GSK Graduate Program

Ermington, NSW

If you're a graduate with the talent and ambition to lead others, we'll help you develop the expertise to become one of our Future Leaders.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
$65,000 - $69,999

Application dates

Applications Open
1 Apr 2019
Applications Close
26 Apr 2019

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Graduation Results
65 - 74% WAM (Credit)
Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Business Administration & Management
Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations
Pharmacy & Pharmacology

Want to solve some of the world's biggest health challenges? Are you an adaptable graduate who'd like to work in a high-energy environment and improve people's lives? If so, why not join our fast-moving Consumer Healthcare business? Here, you'll work with household names that are known in more than 100 countries worldwide. You'll have the chance to explore new products and markets, launch innovations quickly – and further our brands using real consumer insight.

We're working to make our products accessible to more people, no matter where they live in the world or what they can afford to pay. Our commercial teams play a big part in this by understanding our patients, consumers and customers, and developing innovative strategies. Through a series of challenging rotations, you'll develop a range of essential business skills, while building a deep understanding of the healthcare field.

Develop your leadership potential through our Future Leaders Program:

If you're a graduate with the talent and ambition to lead others, we'll help you develop the expertise to become one of our Future Leaders.

Over three years, our Future Leaders Program will challenge and support you to grow professionally and personally. You'll have three to four stretching rotations within our sales and marketing functions, where you'll take on real responsibility and gain wide-ranging experience across the consumer healthcare commercial business. In the sales rotation, you'll work in a customer-facing role. This will give you an invaluable first-hand insight into how our consumers engage with our products. In the marketing rotation, expect to work in areas such as shopper marketing and brand/category management. You'll learn about our brands, gather insights into consumer and buyer preferences and understand which factors influence overall sales.

Throughout the program, you'll be part of a diverse, global network of graduates who are sharing similar daily experiences in various parts of the world. These peer relationships are a fantastic opportunity to gain exposure and inspiration beyond your home market and learn different approaches to your job. As you improve your sales & marketing skills, you'll build your leadership potential through a combination of mentoring and on-the-job training.

You'll need:

  • To be able to commit to a January 2020 start date
  • To be a proactive and enthusiastic graduate with a talent for multi-tasking
  • The ability to adapt to change and stay focused under pressure
  • An analytical mind
  • Excellent interpersonal skills that can help you connect people and ideas to come up with something new
  • Commercial awareness – an interest in sales and marketing
  • Resilience

Basic qualifications:

  • Fluent English (written and spoken)
  • Australia or New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Flexibility in terms of location

Recent or expected graduates with a Business/Commerce (or similar) degree with a strong interest in general management and with the real potential to be a future leader of the business.

How do I apply?

Click Apply Now to submit your application today. Our robust recruitment process includes online application (including eligibility questionnaire), online testing, video job simulation, assessment centre and pre-employment screening. Please ensure you regularly check your inbox as all assessments will be directed to your nominated email account. Failure to complete an assessment within the provided time frame will result in an automatic withdrawal of your application.

Applications will close Friday 26th April 2019 at 12pm. Late submissions will not be accepted. It is expected that our Assessment Centres will run in early June 2019.

If you require any reasonable adjustments during the application process, please contact the careers team at ANZ.Careers@gsk.com to discuss your requirements in confidence.