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HR - Resourcing Apprenticeship

Job description

Want to solve some of the world's biggest health challengnes?
With over 300 years of innovation, we’re a science-led global healthcare company that delivers billions of innovative products each year. Join us and help millions of people do more, feel better, live longer.

Achieve your career goals on our Apprentice Programme

On our three year programme you’ll receive tailored on-the-job training from industry experts from day one combined with early responsibility to help you to develop and progress.

You’ll be working towards CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Certificate/Diploma in Human Resource Management. This is likely to be on day release with the training provider.

If you are offered a role; you will have a buddy or a mentor who will help you to prepare for joining GSK and will be there to offer support and guidance throughout your apprenticeship.

Working with both your line and programme manager we want to identify the right opportunities to help you succeed in the short term and throughout your career with us.

What will you do?
You’ll be a key member of the Early Talent Recruitment team based at GSK House in Brentford, supporting with a range of activities across our annual recruitment cycle. This will include coordination of our cyclical recruitment activities, such as careers fairs and assessment centres, and input into our attraction materials, helping to educate students on the range of opportunities we offer.

Your duties might include:

  • Review, track and evaluate early talent recruitment activity and performance data to deliver metrics and benchmarking data, and help identify new and innovative recruitment tools and marketing activities
  • Coordinate Early Talent Assessment Centre preparation and administration
  • Support early talent campus and in-house events, including logistics and event preparation, expenses and payments, merchandise and marketing materials, facilitating pre-event training and training material preparation, supporting event evaluation and post-event follow up
  • Manage internal and external queries through mailboxes and social media, including management of FAQ documents
  • Support timely updates of relevant online content
  • Support candidate post offer “keep warm” activity and communications
  • Supporting video recordings for marketing, education and promotion purposes
  • On successful completion of the apprenticeship you may choose to continue your career in Early Talent Recruitment, either specialising in attraction and recruitment marketing or recruitment operations, or you may wish to expand your HR experience into a new role elsewhere in the organisation.

You’ll be excited by the thought of

  • Helping students to understand the variety of career options available to them both at GSK and in the wider world of work
  • Showcasing the variety of exciting career opportunities in scientific, technical and business fields at GSK
  • Supporting GSK with reaching our goal to be an inclusive, modern employer, recruiting students from all backgrounds
  • Developing a deeper understanding of the student recruitment market, while studying towards a broad CIPD qualification giving you a well-rounded grounding in the HR field

Benefits include

  • A competitive base salary
  • An annual bonus
  • A recognition programme to reward exceptional work by you and your team
  • A performance and development programme
  • Training and development (including opportunities to attend events such as the Outward Bound

We recommend you apply as soon as possible

  • We’re 100% open to all talent
  • We’re 100% open to all talent – whatever your gender, marital status, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability.
  • We want to recruit the right people for GSK from the widest possible backgrounds, so we can better serve the diversity of our patients and consumers and also, because it’s the right thing to do.

Additional job details

Competitive salary

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


How to apply

We recommend you apply as soon as possible.

  • Apprenticeship start day: September 2020
  • Assessment centre dates: TBC – July 2020

We want you to be motivate and passionate for the Apprenticeship you apply to – we will only accept one Apprenticeship application per candidate each year. Please do your research before applying and select the one Apprenticeship you wish to apply to.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 3 June 2020

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Closing date:  3 June 2020

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