Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship, UK, 2024 - Ware
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About the Job
Posted Date: Nov 15 2023
Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship, UK, 2024
Join GSK’s Apprenticeship Programme – UK 2024
GSK Apprenticeships are a brilliant alternative to college courses or university. As one of the world’s leading biopharma companies, we offer an on-the-job learning experience that really stands out. You’ll earn a salary for performing a real role – with your practical experience backed by classroom sessions.
As the Digital and Technology Solutions Apprentice you will develop skills and knowledge to tackle a variety of technological and software development challenges, all whilst actively studying towards your BSc (Hons) qualification with Hertfordshire University. For more information see:
- Course details: Degree Apprenticeship in Digital and Technology Solutions | Courses | Uni of Herts
- Apprenticeship standard: Digital and technology solutions professional / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education
We are looking for motivated individuals with a willingness and enthusiasm to learn, who are excited to join the Research & Development function to support the associated processes required to bring medicines to market such as;
Explore, evaluate, and implement state-of-the art automation and digital technologies to support pharmaceutical process development, analytical and manufacturing workflows to improve efficiency, quality and processes and modernise capabilities.
Develop, maintain, and validate laboratory software and computerised analytical equipment that’s used across medicines development and supply to ensure patient safety, product quality and regulated data integrity
GCSE Mathematics and English Language (grade A*-C / 9-4) or equivalent
Must have/be predicted minimum 120 UCAS points at A-level (grades BBB - ABB) or equivalent
Language requirement: Written and spoken fluency in English
Duration: 3 years
Location: You will either be based at Stevenage or Ware. You must live within a 60-minute commute of the site location on the day you start your apprenticeship as you are expected to be on site daily.
Stevenage is GSK’s UK R&D Hub, which is the heart of innovation, discovering and developing differentiated, high-quality and needed medicines that are bringing transformational benefit to patients.
GSK Ware facility is a key drug product manufacturing site within the GSK network, and one of GSK’s flagship New Product Introduction sites, bringing respiratory and oncology products to patients all over the world.
Here are some of the motivations of our current apprentices. Does this sound like you?:
I wanted to learn about different technologies and how businesses utilise them effectively to enhance production.
I enjoy learning about technology and using my skill set to solve problems.
I like the level of depth that the course goes into when introducing new concepts
~ Digital & Technology Solutions Apprentice
What will you do?
Work closely with teams of technology experts to troubleshoot, develop and implement technological solutions and capabilities (i.e. software applications, automated platforms, analytical instrumentation etc.) to enhance business processes that bring medicines to market
Collaborate with cross functional teams including Scientists to analyze user requirements and contribute to the design of technology solutions.
Learn and apply best practices in the evaluation and selection of innovative technology solutions for effectiveness and modernization.
Maintain and improve existing processes, documentation, technology, and software systems for efficiency, includes testing and validation enhancements and fixes.
Understand and apply principles of technical delivery and ensure compliance with Security, Quality and Regulatory standards.
Learn to analyze data to enable decision making, propose solutions and drive improvements.
Stay up to date with industry trends and emerging technologies to provide valuable insights and recommendations.
Expected Start date: September 2024
Application deadline: We recommend you apply as soon as possible. We will close this vacancy when we have enough applications, so please apply as soon as you can so your application can be considered.
Assessment Centre Date: March 2023
We want you to be motivated 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 – good luck with your application!
What do we offer you?
A competitive starting base salary of £19,000 per year, which increases after year 1 (subject to annual review), plus an annual bonus based on company performance.
Relocation Allowance subject to eligibility checks
Long-term incentives through shared ownership link your rewards to our longer-term performance.
On-the-job experience and training and development opportunities, delivered through a mixture of coaching, mentoring and formal training programs combined with early responsibility to help you to develop and progress
Kick starts a rewarding career with a nationally recognized qualification
A Buddy who will help you to prepare for joining GSK and will be there to offer support and guidance throughout your apprenticeship
If you successfully complete your apprenticeship and demonstrate the qualities we are looking for, you may be offered further opportunity with GSK.
Employee recognition programs, which reward exceptional achievements.
Access to healthcare and well-being programs, savings programs, time off and childcare support.
Eligibility for NUS Extra card providing you with discounts to many high street and online outlets.
Join NxtGen – a socialising and networking group where you can connect with other apprentices internationally.
Let’s do this!
For hints, tips and guidance for getting onto a GSK apprenticeship click here
Apprenticeships | GSK and GSK Get Ahead - Connectr
You can also learn more about GSK apprenticeships GSKUKDigitalApprenticeBrochure.pdf
Need help with your application?
Please email us at UK.EaryTalentRecruitment@gsk.com and let us know how we can help you.
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