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Overview

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The Alliance Graduate Development Program is a 2-year rotational development opportunity designed for university graduates looking to build a solid foundation for accelerating their careers within the Commercial or Scientific Affairs functions of a leading International Healthcare business.

Why Alliance Graduate Scheme?

You will join a business with a large-scale company global presence, but a small-scale company feel. A place where you will become personally connected to our purpose, find greater scope and complexity of responsibilities and where your individual contributions are visible, recognised and rewarded.


Graduate Schemes

The Graduate Schemes provide rotations across core Commercial, or Scientific Affairs functions, depending upon the scheme relevant to you and is expected to include a rotation in one of our International Affiliates (China, Singapore or US) during your second year with us.

Year In Industry

During your year with our Group Finance Function you will work with each of our teams on a rotational basis and spend 3 months in FP&A, Reporting, Operational Finance, and Tax. You will learn the ropes of bookkeeping and practical accounting working in a busy and dynamic finance team covering month ends, half year interims, full year audit, day to day operational finance, preparing board slides, reports to senior management, analysing P&L for business managers. There are also various projects throughout the function to get involved with.

Requirements/Eligibility
  • Have (or be on track) for a relevant Bachelor’s degree (Hons) plus a minimum of 120 UCAS Points.
  • Career motivated with a passion for learning and self-development.
  • Demonstrable leadership potential.
  • Drive for Results with a commitment to excellence.
  • Adaptable and curious.
  • Strong communication skills and eager to work collaboratively.
  • Aligned with our Company Values including Integrity and Entrepreneurship.
  • Able to work 5 days per week with a min 3 days per week from our Head Offices in Chippenham.
  • Fluent written and spoken English.
  • Right to live and work in the UK.
Recruitment Process

Please complete our online application with a CV and Cover Letter*. Your cover letter must include your reasons for applying for the program, the skills and experiences you have that make you a great candidate and why you would like to work for Alliance.

* Only applications with a cover letter will be accepted.

We will review your application and if we think you’re a good fit, we’ll be in touch to find out more about you. If successfully shortlisted, you will be invited to meet the team and take part in a half day Assessment Centre at our Head Offices (in April). This will include interviews and presentation exercises along with some psychometric assessments.

By submitting your application, you consent for your details to be shared with our Third-Party supplier who are working on behalf of Alliance on this program. Please note that due to the large volumes of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Rotations

  • Graduate Program – Scientific Affairs
  • Year in Industry – Finance
  • Graduate Program – Commercial

The Graduate Program provides rotations across core Scientific Affairs functions and is expected to include a rotation in one of our International Affiliates (China, Singapore, or US) during your second year with us.

Working alongside a high performing team advocating for your success, you will gain comprehensive insights into the entire Scientific Affairs function, developing a breadth of understanding through a wide variety of responsibilities and projects.

Your rotations will typically include assignments in:

  • Quality Function and Regulatory Affairs
  • Development, Technical and Product Innovation
  • Pharmacovigilance and Medical Information
  • Medical Affairs
  • Plus core business functional areas such as Supply Chain, Commercial and Finance to broaden your business understanding

During your year with us, you will work with each of our teams on a rotational basis, spending 3 months in Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A), Reporting, Operational Finance, and Tax. You will learn the ropes of bookkeeping and practical accounting through working in a busy and dynamic finance team with responsibilities to include:

  • Month ends and half year interims
  • Full year audit
  • Day to day operational finance
  • Preparing board slides and reports to senior management
  • Analysing P&L for business managers
  • A variety of collaborative functional projects

The Graduate Program provides rotations across core Commercial functions and is expected to include a rotation in one of our International Affiliates (China, Singapore, or US) during your second year with us.

You will be working with a collaborative and high performing Commercial team advocating for your success and will be given responsibility early on for key projects that contribute towards delivering on our mission - to create partnerships that unlock potential for brands, businesses, and people around the world.

These rotations will typically include assignments in:

  • Global Marketing, Consumer Health Care and Prescription Products
  • Marketing Excellence and Product Innovation
  • Brand planning, forecasting and communication
  • Services and Sales
  • Acquisitions
  • Plus core business functional areas such as Supply Chain, Scientific Affairs and Finance to broaden your business understanding

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