Postgraduates Esprit commercial programme

Do you want to stretch yourself on a challenging global programme? Are you eager to develop your knowledge of pharmaceutical, vaccines or consumer goods management and become a leader in global healthcare? Our Esprit commercial programme is open to exceptional postgraduates from a strong commercial background.

What's Esprit commercial all about?

Our Esprit commercial programme is all about developing the future leaders of our global business. It offers unique access to a commercial management career in global healthcare through challenging roles in locations worldwide. Depending on your interest and experience, we have programmes that focus on traditional pharmaceutical, vaccines or consumer goods management.

What will the programme be like?

The four-year programme is tailored to enable high-potential people to develop their knowledge and broaden their global business perspective. You'll take on a series of stretching commercial management roles, both within your home region and international markets. These involve management at a national or regional level and usually focus on sales, marketing and externally facing roles.

Where can I go?

Esprit commercial is a truly global programme, with an international rotation in every other placement. You’ll work where you're most needed, gaining the best knowledge and experience. So you could find yourself anywhere from Africa to Australia, Chile to China, Europe to the US.

What will I learn?

We will give you an unrivalled variety of experience across our diverse commercial business. Challenging rotations will help you understand commercial excellence and involve true business responsibility. You’ll have all the guidance you need through a dedicated mentor, regular exposure to senior management, development courses and one-to-one coaching to support your development as a business leader. Development includes an annual residential training week and other activities to help you build your network.

Do I have the skills?

We’re looking for exceptional MBAs with strong commercial acumen and strategic decision-making skills. You must have a track record of delivering significant value in a leading commercial or consulting environment – ideally within a pharmaceutical, biotech, FMCG or consulting organisation. You'll also be flexible and mobile enough for a global career, combining strong English skills with the ability to adapt quickly to regional differences. You will have access to challenging and stretching roles with exceptional support to enable you to fulfil your leadership potential.

When can I start?

Our recruitment cycle starts in the summer, with successful candidates usually joining the programme from May to September the following year.

How can I apply?

We are now closed for applications and will open again by 5th September 2014.