Business and technology

As part of our Business and technology programme you will bring compliance, globalization, productivity and innovation to our business operations.

Marian
Future Leaders Programme
UK

"My Future Leaders Programme journey has been filled with fun, laughter and challenges. It’s an experience that can open up so many opportunities.

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Programme overview 

From Big Data, AI and mobile services, in GSK Tech we're thinking and acting beyond what you might expect. As part of our Business and technology programme you will bring compliance, globalization, productivity and innovation to our business operations. Helping us to use technology as part of our strategic journey to deliver life-enhancing healthcare that enables people to do more, feel better and live longer.

What do we look for in a candidate?

IT skills are essential. So you’ll need a degree in IT, computer science or a technology-related subject. However, if you have a real passion and flair for technology, as well as an understanding of how it can be used, we’ll also consider a maths, science or engineering degree.

Along with your academic background we also look for the following qualities:

  • Passion for technology 
  • Relationship building and networking  
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Effective communication
  • Confidence and can-do attitude
  • Continuous improvement
  • Flexible thinking and problem solving

What will you do

  • You will learn the ins and outs of business processes and the strategies behind delivering key digital solutions
  • You will gain a deep understanding of core technologies
  • You will develop functional expertise to help drive GSK’s digital strategy
  • In addition, you’ll analyse information and report your findings
  • We’ll expect you to get involved in managing projects and prioritising a variety of tasks effectively

Experience and rotations

  • 3 years

    to learn the ins and outs of business processes and strategies

  • 3 rotations

    with formal training and accelerated learning opportunities

All our career paths offer formal training and accelerated learning opportunities. Beyond this, you will learn about business processes and the strategies behind delivering key technology solutions. As a digital technologist in GSK Tech, you will unlock the business value of emerging technologies and help transform the way GSK interacts with its employees, customers and patients. Embedded in one of our business functions, you will gain a deep understanding of core technologies in our R&D (US and UK), Consumer (US, UK, Poland, Singapore) Pharmaceutical (UK, US), Global Support Functions (UK), Manufacturing and Supply (Singapore, UK) and Vaccines (Belgium). You will also develop functional expertise to help drive our digital strategy and focus on expanding your skills through graduate-specific leadership training. As this is a fast-moving area you will work on numerous project deployment cycles which will provide you with experience in business process re-engineering and project management. 

Different FLP roles

Digital Technology

As a digital technologist in GSK Tech, you will unlock the business value of emerging technologies and help transform the way GSK interacts with its employees, customers and patients. Throughout the programme, you will learn the ins and outs of business processes and the strategies behind delivering key solutions to support business operations. Embedded in one of our business functions, you will gain a deep understanding of core technologies in our R&D (US and UK), Consumer (US, UK, Poland, Singapore) Pharmaceutical (UK, US), Global Support Functions (UK), Manufacturing and Supply (Singapore, UK) and Vaccines (Belgium). You will also develop functional expertise to help drive our digital strategy and focus on expanding your skills through graduate-specific leadership training. As this is a fast-moving area you will work on numerous project deployment cycles which will provide you with experience in business process re-engineering and project management. 

Enterprise Resource Planning

GSK’s mission is to help people do more, feel better and live longer. This means delivering quality products to our patients and customers in the right place, right time and at the right price. As a global business with a global model, we need an integrated platform upon which we can manage our business. That platform is SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). By working with ERP end-to-end software from manufacturing through to commercial operations you will help GSK to do things simpler, faster and smarter. Our established ERP pathway (UK) as a business analyst will give you an opportunity to become a subject matter expert by embedding you in one of our ERP global delivery teams, to work across geographical boundaries and to gain highly sought after skills and SAP certifications.

Data Science

Digital, data and analytics are fast transforming the world around us and offer significant opportunities to drive improvements in customer insights, clinical development and employee experience. As a data scientist (UK, US within Pharma), you will be providing critical expertise in collecting, analysing and interpreting data to provide distinctive insights which will help to shape and enable our future business strategy. Critically, you will need the skill and confidence to communicate your insights, clearly and credibly, to the wider business. Our data science pathway will embed you in one of our core businesses with the possibility of rotations in other areas of our business, provide tailored development, training opportunities and a global network to engage with thought leaders within GSK.

What happens next

The aim of the Future Leader Program in GSK Tech is to provide a framework of opportunities and experiences for high-caliber graduates, so that they can make empowered, quality and timely contributions to GSK Tech, and ultimately becoming our technology leaders of the future.

Locations 

Belgium, Singapore, Poland, United Kingdom, USA

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