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GSK- R&D Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability Graduate Apprentice Stevenage UK, 2023


Job Type

Job Function

Graduate Scheme

Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability


Stevenage, UK

On-Site or Remote




About the Role

Join GSK’s R&D Graduate Apprentice Programme – Stevenage UK, 2023: Help us get ahead of disease together

A GSK apprenticeship gives you the chance to earn while you learn. This Apprenticeship lasts up to 3 years and is a practical, hands-on apprenticeship which will equip you with the skills and knowledge to tackle a broad variety of EHS&S challenges within a varied spectrum of work environments

We are looking for motivated individuals with a willingness and enthusiasm to learn, who are excited to develop practical and problems solving skills. No prior experience is required as you will be given full training.

Achieve your career goals on our apprentice programme

On our 3-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 a MSc Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental degree through online university-led learning sessions and activities. For more information see: Risk and safety management professional (degree) / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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.

Inspired to help us get ahead together?  Apply for the Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability Apprenticeship at GSK Stevenage today!

Our facility at Stevenage is one of GSK’s flagship pharmaceutical research and development sites, supporting the development of new drug products and their launch to market. Our Environment, health, safety and sustainability (EHS&S) apprenticeship will equip you with the skills and knowledge to tackle a broad variety of EHS&S challenges within a varied spectrum of work environments (e.g., sustainability and biodiversity projects, chemical and biological laboratories and engineering plant rooms)

EHS&S professionals at GSK are responsible for ensuring people are safe while carrying out high risk activities. Our goal is to ensure the health and wellbeing of people on the site and minimize our impact on the environment. It is intended that our 3-year apprenticeship programme provides the potential for a career/career growth as qualified EHS&S professional.

What will you do?

  • Interacting with senior leaders, regulators, scientists, engineers

  • Developing and delivering trainings (if comfortable)

  • Develop and advise in all aspects of EHS&S (process safety, capital projects, biologicals, chemicals, biodiversity, energy reduction, cryogenics, radiation, fire safety, laboratory design and utilities)

  • Build relationships with an R&D business group and provide specific EHS&S advice

  • Learn about the process each drug or product follows through to full scale manufacturing and the relevance of EHS&S advice during this development cycle

  • Provide input into the site’s EHS committee, Sustainability committee and Biodiversity forum

What do we offer you?

  • Eligibility for NUS Extra card providing you with discounts to many high street and online outlets.

  • Join NxtGen – a networking group where you can connect with other apprentices internationally.

  • An annual bonus based on company performance

  • Relocation Allowance subject to eligibility checks

  • Access to healthcare and well-being programs, savings programs and childcare support

  • Employee recognition programs, which reward exceptional achievements

  • Long-term incentives through shared ownership link your rewards to our longer-term performance

  • On-the-job experience and formal and informal training and development, delivered through a mixture of coaching, mentoring and formal training programs


Education required:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Sustainability, Environmental Management/Science, Engineering, Geography, or Natural Science (e.g., biology, chemistry, physics, etc.)

Language requirement: Written and spoken fluency in English

Assessment Centre Date: Spring/Summer 2023

Expected Start date: September 2023

Duration: 3 years

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!

Are you looking to gain a head start in your career where you can positively impact the health of billions of people?

About the Company

GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose – to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it, and we aim to impact the health of 2.5 billion people around the world in the next 10 years.

Our success absolutely depends on our people. We want GSK to be a place where people feel inspired, encouraged and challenged to be the best they can be. A place where they can be themselves – feeling welcome, valued and included. Where they can keep growing and look after their wellbeing. So, if you share our ambition, join us at this exciting moment in our journey to get ahead together.

Find out more: Annual Report 2021

How to Apply

On link below

Closing Date

Dependant on application volume. Apply ASAP for consideration.

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