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Commercial Management (Consumer Healthcare)- Future Leaders Programme Romania, 2018
  • Requisition ID: WD184053
  • Position: Full time
  • Open date: Oct 15, 2018 9:09 AM
  • Functional area: Administrative Services
  • Location:
    Bucharest, Romania - Bucuresti
  • Required degrees: Bachelors
  • Relocation: No

Your Responsibilities:
What will the programme be like?

The Future Leaders Programme suits graduates who want a career with real purpose. It’s an accelerated development programme that equips graduates with the knowledge, skills and attributes to move quickly into senior positions at GSK. Participants benefit from a rich variety of structured training, individual mentoring, and opportunities to experience different aspects of the business. From the start, our challenging rotations will help you deliver the standards of excellence that we’d expect from a future leader.
This is a three-year program that includes three different rotations with assignments in areas including: Sales and Marketing.
Throughout, you’ll have access to senior GSK managers and mentors, who will guide you and help you achieve your career objectives. You will also be part of a diverse, global network of graduates who are sharing the same daily experiences as you but in different parts of the world
The benefits of working at GSK Consumer Healthcare include innovative projects, passionate people and a truly global business atmosphere.  At GSK we provide a supportive working environment, and a range of development challenges and opportunities. We also offer competitive benefits and compensation packages designed to attract and to retain the very best.

You may read further details on FLP here:

What is expected of me?

Expectations of you will be aligned to the job description of the role you will undertake. As mentioned above roles will be assigned based on previous experience, your development areas and our business needs. In addition to this, there is an expectation that you will be involved in managing projects and prioritizing a variety of tasks. Our aim is to enhance your development of new skills and knowledge wherever you find the opportunity.  

What do I need to succeed?

You must have a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent. Our Future Leaders need ambition, commercial awareness and a self-motivated, proactive approach. We’re looking for clear, effective communicators who can quickly build a rapport with a wide range of people. It’s also important that you can adapt to change and keep focused when the pressure is on. While you have the drive and confidence to trust your own judgment, you’re a real team player who actively collaborates with others. In addition, you’ll need an analytical mind, a talent for multi-tasking and the ability to influence others.

How do I apply?

Click the Apply Now button to submit your application today.  You will then be requested to enter your personal information and then submit your responses to two questions about your interest and motivation to work for us.

Essential Programme Criteria

Before submitting your application, please ensure that you meet the essential criteria for the programme that you are applying to and that you provide this information accurately. Please note that if you do not meet the essential requirements of the programme, you may receive an automatic response, declining your application.

Online Testing

As part of our selection process we may ask you to complete two online assessments. You will receive an email from us with a link to a personalised ‘my assessment’ homepage where you can access your first assessment.
Please note you will be given 3 days from receipt of this email to complete your first assessment. If you don’t complete the assessment within 3 days, it will expire and your participation in our selection process will come to an end.
We would like to advise you to review your email daily to check whether you have been sent your first assessment.

Timeline & Assessment Process

Our robust recruitment process includes online application, online testing, interview and assessment centre.

Applications are now open and will close on November 5, 2018. Late submissions will not be accepted.
The Assessment Centre will be held on November 15.

Reasonable Adjustments:

If you require any reasonable adjustments during the application process, please contact us at to discuss your requirements in confidence.


Why You?

Basic qualifications:

• Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree, preferably in the fields of marketing, economics or business administration;

• Graduation by Summer 2018;

• Less than 2 years of work experience upon graduation of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree;

• Commercial awareness - an interest in sales and marketing;

• Strong time management and organizational skills with an analytic and result oriented mind-set;

• Innovative, proactive and accountable;

• Willingness to work in dynamic and challenging environment with enthusiasm;

• High energy, learning agility and ability to work under pressure;

• Proven leadership ability and initiative;

• Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills;

• Valid driver’s licence is required;

• Willingness to be geographically mobile throughout rotations is required;

• Fluent in English (Spoken & Written);

• Right to work in the Romania.

Preferred qualifications:
• A passion for and understanding of the healthcare industry;

• Previous work experience in related FMCG/Pharmaceutical industries, especially in Sales or Marketing.

Why GSK?:
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a world-leading pharmaceutical company with a mission to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. We employ 100,000 people in over 115 countries, and our work covers three main areas: Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare.

GSK Consumer Healthcare is a global, fast-moving organisation, delivering innovative, science-led products that make a real difference to people’s lives. GSK Consumer Healthcare has achieved a leading position in five categories: Oral Health, Skin Health, Pain Relief, Respiratory and Nutrition/Gastro Intestinal (GI) Health. Some of our world-leading consumer brands include Sensodyne, Panadol, Voltaren and Horlicks.

GSK Consumer Healthcare is a dynamic business area that creates opportunity for GSK to explore new products and markets. It’s an exciting place to work as we move quickly to launch meaningful innovations and activate our brands based on real consumer insight and need.

Contact information

You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.

Contact information:
You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.

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