Trainee GOglobal – Healthcare Strategy & Marketing550 views

A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

United As One for Patients, our purpose in Healthcare is to help create, improve and prolong lives. We develop medicines, intelligent devices and innovative technologies in therapeutic areas such as Oncology, Neurology and Fertility. Our teams work together across 6 continents with passion and relentless curiosity in order to help patients at every stage of life. Joining our Healthcare team is becoming part of a diverse, inclusive and flexible working culture, presenting great opportunities for personal development and career advancement across the globe.

Your role:

The Global Graduate Program is the company’s career accelerator for high potential graduates who are early in their careers. During the 24-months program, you will experience a mix of strategic projects as well as operational rotational stations.

Unleash your full potential and join our graduate program. Being a GoGlobal in our organization is taking an active part in driven, innovative, and patients’-oriented teams. We value a self-starter approach and curious minds. Potential assignments are varied: from joining a global oncology strategy team, to contributing to a regional market access project or taking an active part in a product launch in a country, this will be an exhilarating journey, where our inclusive teams will welcome your perspectives and ideas.

You will have exposure to the business as well as visibility to senior management. In addition to assignment managers, you will be supported by a business mentor. You will be provided with an environment fostering personal and professional growth, as well as great networking opportunities to continuously improve your technical expertise and business acumen.

Depending on our business needs and your preference, you’ll get the chance to expand your network and gain in-depth knowledge in the day-to-day operations. The two-year program will be divided in three assignments, with one international assignment if travel allows. We understand how much the world is impacted by the Covid-19 crisis and we want to assure you that your safety is very important to us. To ensure that everyone’s health is protected, instead of a standard face-to-face interview, it is likely that you will be offered alternative digital interview options.

Next start date: June 2022 or September 2022 depending on functions and countries.

In the course of an individual rotation plan, you get to know the multiple aspects of Marketing, Strategy and Commercial, within departments like Market Intelligence, Digital Marketing, Strategy, Business Development or Product/Brand Management, Sales, Commercial Excellence or Account Management etc.

Who you are:

  • Master’s degree (PhD is a plus) in natural science, engineering, or business
  • Secondary qualification (e.g.through degrees or classes, participation in extra-curricular activities, and/or internships experience) in business or natural science, complementing the above degree
  • Outstanding academic achievements
  • Ideally two demanding consulting or industry-related internships & international experience
  • Strong analytical skills, excitement for complex and ambiguous work, curiosity for our diverse business sectors and a broad range of topics
  • Ability to take initiative and responsibility and to demonstrate results-oriented project management
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Profound knowledge of MS Office
  • Fluency in English essential
  • Strong project management skills
  • For US roles, must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis

What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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  • Company size: +10000
  • Global: Yes
  • Graduate programme: Yes
  • Intern programme: Yes