Graduate Trainee Jobs at GlaxoSmithKline

Are you an experienced professional seeking your next career move, or an undergraduate interested in an internship? Are you a graduate who’s keen to use your degree in a practical setting
, or a postgraduate who wants continuing professional development? With the sheer range of opportunities available, we can accommodate your ambitions and aspirations.

We’re a science-led, global healthcare company. Our innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products allow millions of people around the world to do more, feel better and live longer. On these pages, you’ll discover opportunities that come from being part of a high-performing, global business. We believe that we’re a special company to work for – we hope that you’ll agree.

 Commercial Graduates
Experience: 1 year(s)
Course of Study: Pharmacy
Required Grade:

Job Purpose/Scope       
We have opportunities in our Future Leaders (Commercial Graduate) programme with the GSK Pharmaceutical business in Nigeria. The 2 year Pharmaceutical Commercial Graduate programme aims to develop our future commercial business leaders.

We’re looking for high achievers with a good academic background (minimum of Second Class Upper) from reputable universities.

Key Responsibilities    
•The commercial graduate programme is made up of a series of placements across various functions within the business including Marketing, Sales and Vaccines.
•We place huge importance on personal and professional development, and are committed to helping all our people realise their full potential. You’ll be responsible for driving your own development – we will give you every support to build your individual strengths and maybe discover some hidden talents.
•The rotational programme will expose you to a great amount of learning. You will take on new challenges while enhancing your technical or functional expertise and improving your business knowledge. This will see you increasing your confidence and gaining priceless communication, planning, organisational, problem-solving, team-working and networking skills.

Qualifications, Experience        
Overall, you should possess:

• Minimum 2:1 in Pharmacy/Health Sciences/Business Degree
• Related postgraduate degree (MBA, MSc) will be of advantage
• Between 1 - 3 years work experience


• Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
• Excellent numerical and analytical skills
• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel