Future Leaders Programme - Medical (Pharmaceuticals)

Exciting minds with the Commercial Management Future Leaders graduate programme in our Pharmaceuticals organisation 


We’re looking for Future Leaders Medical (Pharmaceuticals)

Are you a Medical doctor who wants to help people do more, feel better, live longer? You can work towards this goal as part of our team, based in Pharmaceuticals.

You’ll have a unique opportunity to apply the knowledge and clinical expertise you’ve gained during your medical training into a fast-paced, commercial setting, where you can help make a difference to patients across the globe.

We’re working to make our products accessible to more people, no matter where they live in the world or what they can afford to pay. Our medical and commercial teams play a big part in this by understanding our patients, consumers, and customers, and developing innovative business strategies. Through a series of challenging rotations, you’ll develop a range of essential medical affairs and commercial skills, while building a deep understanding of the governance behind the healthcare field.




Job Description

Develop your career

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 three years, our Future Leaders programme will challenge and support you to grow professionally and personally. You’ll have three stretching rotations that will give you a breadth of experience across both medical and commercial areas of the business. You’ll spend time building on your medical training as a Medical Science Liaison and/or a Medical Advisor, whilst also having the opportunity to develop your business acumen skills in Marketing, Sales or Market Access positions.

As you improve your medical affairs skills, you’ll build your leadership potential too through a combination of mentoring, classroom sessions and on-the-job training.











What will you do?

  • Forecasting and project management.
  • Developing and revising business plans.
  • KPI following and optimization.
  • Reporting and presenting to key stakeholders. 










You’ll need:

  • Medical Doctor degree
  • A therapeutic area we operate in is an asset (ex. Respiratory, HIV, internal medicine…)
  • A postgraduate degree is an advantage
  • Clinical research background is an asset
  • Previous professional experience in pharmaceutical industries or clinical practice is an asset
  • Fluent English (written and spoken)
  • Knowledge of Turkish
  • Right to work in Turkey
  • To be a motivated and proactive graduate with a talent for solving problems
  • commercial awareness and business acumen – a real interest in both sales and marketing
  • Self-discipline and drive
  • Resilience and the ability to adapt to change
  • The confidence and courage to take key decisions
  • The interpersonal skills to connect with people and influence
  • The ability to understand complex products of a scientific nature


Application deadline: We accept ongoing applications and will close this vacancy once we have enough applications, so it’s best to apply as soon as possible.
































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. It all begins with a permanent role in Pharmaceuticals, which could be in sales, commercial excellence or even multi-channel marketing. 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:

  • Building your scientific knowledge, business sense and customer relationship skills on a tailored development programme
  • Representing our products to healthcare professionals
  • Delivering projects in commercial functions such as sales, marketing operations or analytics
  • Learning how to priorities and manage multiple projects, objectives and deadlines
  • Growing your marketing, sales, project and customer management skills
  • Shaping your own development and choosing courses in line with your needs and interests
  • Learning new skills and concepts


Our Future Leaders programme is designed to accelerate the development of graduates who don’t have significant previous professional work experience in the area to which they are applying. Of course, many graduates who join the programme have worked while studying or after graduation. If you’ve already developed substantial experience working in a professional role in your sector, while you would be able to apply for this programme, you may also want to look at direct entry roles in our businesses, as these may be the best way to build on your existing skills and expertise and develop a career at GSK.




















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