Why did you join GSK? What makes GSK a great place to work?
GSK is a great company that enables patients to have a better quality of life and constantly delivers new medicines that benefit mankind. I joined GSK 19 years ago as an IT Analyst. I have worked in R&D, USP, and Corporate, and now I am a Director in Global Shared Applications. This exemplifies why GSK is a large and diverse company with many development opportunities.
What have you learnt and enjoyed?
GSK provides opportunities for me to learn about the pharmaceutical business, to manage large-scale projects, and to apply the latest technologies to improve employee productivity. In particular, I find the application of Six Sigma and IT to solve complex business problems very satisfying.
I have progressed from an IT Analyst to a Director.
What are your career aspirations and how do you see GSK supporting that?
I would like to continue my progression of increasing responsibilities in GSK. Furthermore, I believe process improvement (Six Sigma), in combination with technology, can provide GSK with a real competitive edge. Thus, I would like to see GSK apply more process improvement and technological solutions to improve R&D, S&M, and manufacturing processes.
I consider GSK one of the best companies to work for.
How would you describe GSK’s company culture?
GSK is generous to its employees. We have excellent work/life balance and total reward programs that are best in class.
What would be the 3 main points you would sell to prospective applicants interested in GSK?
- You get to work for an exciting company whose mission is to discover new medicines for mankind. You can be part of a legacy.
- Generous total reward and work/life programs that are best in class.
- A large company that offers many exciting career opportunities for any applicant who wants to learn and achieve.