Research & Development (Vaccines) PhD - Future Leaders Program - Italy 2019
Siena, Toscana
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Want to solve some of the world’s biggest health challenges?

With over 300 years of innovation, we’re a science-led global healthcare company that delivers billions of innovative products each year.

Join us and help millions of people do more, feel better, live longer.

We’re looking for Future Leaders in Research and development (Vaccines)

Are you an analytical graduate who’s keen to develop innovative vaccines that meet real public health needs? If so, you could be working on solutions with the potential to save lives worldwide.

Our vaccines portfolio includes meningitis, rotavirus, hepatitis and influenza vaccines, and covers vaccines for children, adolescents, adults, travellers and the elderly.

And through a tailored programme of training, mentoring and work experience, you’ll learn all about it while honing your technical skills.

There’ll also be the chance to pursue a career focused on specific vaccine projects. This popular and highly competitive career path attracts scientists from many disciplines.

Develop your leadership potential on our Future Leaders graduate programme

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 two years, our Future Leaders graduate programme will challenge and support you to grow professionally and personally.

You’ll have three stretching rotations in three different R&D departments, including one six-month assignment based abroad.

It all begins with a one-year rotation where you’ll get to work on core activities within the R&D Vaccines function. Through this hands-

on role and your later placements, you’ll get an outstanding insight into our Vaccines R&D business. You’ll see science in action in our labs, be part of a vaccines development project team, discover our clinical activities, meet our customers or learn about the risk and compliance side of vaccine production.

What will you do?

Tailored training and great career progression

We’ll tailor your training and development to suit your talents and ambition, as well as our business needs, setting you up for success in your chosen niche.

After you complete our Future Leaders programme, you’ll have the skills to become a leader of the future, with a solid foundation for a variety of R&D careers within the pharmaceutical industry.

There’s no limit to how far you can go with us it’s up to you to prove yourself.

You’ll be excited by the thought of :

  • learning how new products become reality on a tailored development programme
  • seeing how biology, chemistry and medicine come together in the world of vaccines
  • learning how vaccines are developed
  • managing projects together with multidisciplinary teams
  • sourcing and analysing complex information to help us make key decisions
  • being part of a diverse network, working with graduates from all over the world
  • gaining a good understanding of all areas of GSK and our Vaccines, from R&D to the commercial organisation
  • Basic qualifications : You'll need :

    You'll need :

  • PHD degree in Chemistry, biochemistry, biology
  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English. Knowledge of local language would be a plus.
  • 2 year work experience (internship, scholarship, apprenticeship are included) in a scientific institution, university or in pharmaceutical industry
  • Preferred qualifications :

  • Demonstrates ability to use analytical thinking to conceptualize business situations, be a team player
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, to organize, lead or participate in transversal, external and internal scientific, technical and strategic meetings
  • Proactively drives processes with a focus on efficiency
  • Demonstrates keenness to learn, with a large appetite for curiosity
  • Demonstrates attitude and courage in decision making, accountability for the results, right balance of ambition and humility
  • Works with function operating procedures and / or internal policies required to maintain quality standards, to protect GSK intellectual property in line with GSK ethical standards
  • Willingness to relocate and travel domestically / internationally as required for the role
  • Why GSK? : Benefits include :

    Benefits include :

  • 2 years contract
  • Housing
  • Apply now by June, 7, 2019

    Apply now to solve tomorrow’s health challenges today and you could join 100,000 dedicated people in over 150 countries.

    Click Apply Now’ to start the application form.

    You’ll be asked for your personal information and why you want to work for us. We recommend you apply as soon as possible, because we accept ongoing applications and offer positions on a first come, first served basis.

    Watch a video to get to grips with our recruitment process

    Want to understand our whole recruitment process? Watch our video.

    Next steps in our application process

    If you seem like a good fit based on your application form, we’ll invite you to complete our World of GSK online assessment.

    This will give us a better idea of your strengths and suitability for our Future Leaders graduate programme. Please check your email daily to see if you’ve been chosen and complete the World of GSK by the deadline given.

    If you succeed in the World of GSK, you’ll progress to the GSK Life job simulation. Following this, we will be looking back over the whole of your application so far to decide whether you meet the specific requirements of the programme in the country you have applied to.

    The final round is our Assessment Centre. We anticipate this will be in .

    We’re 100% open to all talent

    We’re 100% open to all talent whatever your gender, marital status, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability.

    We want to recruit the right people for GSK from the widest possible backgrounds, so we can better serve the diversity of our patients and consumers.

    And also because it’s the right thing to do.

    Need help with your application?

    Please email us at ww.earlytalentrecruitment and let us know how we can help you. Or email us your number and we’ll call you back.

    We’ll make all reasonable modifications to support you throughout the recruitment process and we’ll treat all information you give us in confidence.

    Please get in touch to help us process your application as soon as possible.

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