Postgraduates Esprit Finance programme

Are you keen to be part of a stimulating international finance programme? Do you want to learn from experts in a highly strategic financial community and become a future global finance leader? Our Esprit finance programme is open to exceptional postgraduates from a strong financial background.

What's Esprit finance all about?

Finance is all about offering the business strategic insights, rigorous analysis, broad perspectives, proactive challenge and advice on critical decisions. Our global finance community is highly strategic, driving business performance and growth. This is an opportunity to become one of our future global finance leaders, learning from an expert senior team in an environment of constant innovation.

What will the programme be like?

The programme combines international experience, intensive leadership development, on-the-job coaching and constant access to senior business leaders. You'll take on a diverse range of roles for example as a country Finance Director in the commercial pharmaceuticals business, a Finance Partner in R&D or manufacturing, or at a corporate level. This will give you a breadth and depth of experience to build on your existing skills and capabilities.

The focus will be to develop you, your career and expose you to a range of opportunities that meet your and the business needs.  We are recruiting select individuals to offer a more tailored programme that will offer a more personal experience.

Where can I go?

This is an international programme, working where you're most needed and gaining experience in more than one market. So you could find yourself anywhere from Africa to Australia, Chile to China, Europe to the US.

What will I learn?

Although you'll be taking on challenging roles right from the start, we'll support your personal and career development at all times. Formal and on-the-job training is provided, as is access to senior management through an assigned sponsor from our finance leadership team.  We will also offer you a mentor to support your ongoing development.

Do I have the skills?

We’re looking for passionate MBAs who can lead and shape the future of our global finance function. You'll have a strong commercial track record of delivering business value and strategic decision-making. Real desire to develop your career in the healthcare industry is also needed. Globally mobile and adaptable to change, you'll be fluent in written and spoken English.

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 in summer 2014.