The Esprit Program is GlaxoSmithKline’s leading global talent development program for MBA qualified individuals which nurtures a pipeline of diverse leaders, with the right capabilities and behaviors to drive GSK’s future strategic challenges. You’ll bring with you a wealth of knowledge and will recognize that there’s still plenty for you to learn and experience in order for you, to become an extraordinary leader.
The Esprit programs overall goal is to support, stretch, develop and deliver leaders of the future. You will nurture your breadth of experience and leadership capabilities through Esprit’s accelerated development program.
How does the Esprit program work?
You will spend 3-4 years on a fast track development program, working your way towards a senior role or country management team role. Beginning in your home country, you will experience 3-4 rotations, including international experience. Through stimulating rotations, you will gain exposure to high profile and diverse roles.
Throughout the program you will be encouraged to broaden your global business perspective, and enrich your existing commercial experience and knowledge.
Every step of the way we’ll provide you with focused development, training and support to help you achieve your greatest potential.
Whatever it is you’re doing, and wherever you are based, you’ll be sharing in our mission to improve the quality of human life, by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer – all while building strong foundations for a successful career.
Is Esprit for you?
We’re looking for extraordinary individuals who can apply both academic excellence and commercial/finance/procurement intelligence in a dynamic business environment - to recognize and deliver value for GlaxoSmithKline.
Before you Apply – It is important to remember; The Esprit Development Program is passionate about developing local leadership capabilities for local countries so it is vital you have eligibility to live and work in the country for which you are applying without the need for sponsorship in the future.
You will be MBA qualified or on your journey towards obtaining your MBA in 2018. You may have a dynamic and varied career within a commercial setting which highlights your already accelerated career to date. You will have a passion for Sales or/and Marketing, Finance or Procurement with a strong interest to enhance your career further within the Pharmaceutical Industry. You will have some experience with Digital Marketing (Commercial)which will be a significant benefit. You will have demonstrated excellent communication skills and a flexible mind set to forge your career in a global matrix organization. A key focus will be to further enrich your impact through leadership, innovation and decision making capabilities. You will be tenacious, accountable and an innovative thinker so to shape change within our fast paced and adaptable business.
- You love what you do and want to work in an innovative, inspiring, high performing environment which also improve people’s lives - You are courageous to achieve results, excited by change, zealous about sales and marketing - You enjoy being accountable and you are ready to fast track your progression and take the personal accountability for delivering our commitments - GSK Values resonate with you and you want to work in an organization and live our values; perform with integrity, transparency, treat people with respect and always have our patients first on your mind.