GlaxoSmithKline – one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. We have a challenging and inspiring mission to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. With a firm foundation in science, we discover, develop, manufacture and distribute prescription medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products.
With good prospects for future high earnings, GSk offers a creative, dynamic work environment for professional training and development. Great leaders arent made overnight, so we’ve mapped out an intensive programme of roles that will give you unprecedented access to various areas of our business. In turn this will give you the perspective and experience you will need for your future career.
Job Title: Management Trainee
Location: Agbara/Ilupeju Nigeria
Reporting To: Manager
Type of position: Learnership/Graduate/ Trainee
This is a program aimed at developing high-potential, entry-level graduate candidates for key positions in GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Nigeria. The Scheme provides hands-on work experience through assignments across various departments of the company
Business Development Trainees
Our vision is to build a strong talent pipeline across the Sales and Marketing Functions by creating a highly motivated sales team, with a significantly improved skill set. There will be exposure to customer marketing, field sales, marketing and detailing across our strong categories in Nutrition, Wellness and Oral Health.
This program offers cross-functional training in engineering, supply chain, quality, project management and environment, health and safety.
Working to an Eighteen (18) months’ plan, our Graduate development programme has been created to attract high potential people like you and put you on the fast track to leadership. You will undertake a series of stretching commercial, manufacturing and engineering assignments within our Company, providing you with the opportunity to broaden your global business perspective.
It’s almost impossible to predict the future with any certainty. However, it’s safe to say that after completing the intensive graduate traineeship programme, you’ll be fully equipped with all the expertise and experience you need to take on a leadership position.
Just like there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to the training and development we offer, the role you move into will also be based on your individual performance, aspiration and the potentials we see in you. Having said that, it’s important to stress the fact that involvement in this programme does not in itself guarantee a leadership position. Instead, we’ll be keeping a close eye on your performance throughout the programme to ensure you’re exhibiting the necessary high performance behaviours. There are no limits to success here, so it’s up to you to prove yourself.
Our preferred candidate must:
Have and display a high level of integrity, transparency and respect for people.
Be a good team player, able to think innovatively, customer driven and always seeking continuous improvement
Have 0-2 years working experience (including NYSC experience)
Not be more than 26 years old by 30th November 2011
Very good numerical & analytical skills
Excellent communication & presentation skills
Excellent interpersonal relationship skills
A good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint & Word
Application Deadline is 17th November 2011