Life at GSK

We take on some of the biggest healthcare challenges in the world to deliver results that matter, improving hundreds of millions of lives in the process.

Work life at GSK India

GSK is a global biopharma company with new ambitions and new purpose: to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together.

GSK code

We recruit and develop outstanding people - people who believe in our purpose, live our culture and want to help us achieve our ambition. We expect managers to motivate, focus, develop and care for their teams, and we recognise, celebrate and reward success.

Above all, we create a place where people can grow, be their best, be safe, and feel welcome, valued and included.

The GSK Code (PDF - 2.4mb)

Life at GSK

Ambitious for patients

Ambitious for patients

We stay focused on delivering what matters most, faster and better. By prioritising our resources, we can invest in innovation and growth to drive performance.

GSK accountability

Accountable for impact

Accountable for impact

We take ownership of our objectives and hold ourselves and our high-performing teams accountable for the results we achieve. We give everyone space and support to succeed.

GSK integrity

Do the right thing

Do the right thing

We act with care and integrity because people count on us. This means taking personal responsibility to do the right thing, always. This helps create a diverse, inclusive workplace where every voice is heard, and each of us play an active role in creating a thriving environment.

Rewarding your hard work

GSK rewarding hard work

Our people have risen to the challenge of getting ahead of disease together. We will equip you with everything you need to succeed – and reward your hard work.

Our rewards package includes:

  • A competitive base salary
  • An annual bonus based on company performance
  • Access to healthcare and wellbeing programmes, pension plan membership, savings programmes, time off and childcare support
  • Employee recognition programmes that reward exceptional achievements

Take control of your career

GSK career opportunity

At GSK, we offer everyone the opportunity to work with outstanding colleagues. Our culture inspires people to do things better and faster - so we can all thrive while doing our best work.

We are empowered to take charge of our own development throughout our career. We do this through a blend of on-the-job experience and formal and informal learning. This includes coaching, mentoring, and training programmes.

We also encourage our colleagues to take responsibility for their objectives, make agile decisions, take smart risks, and listen and act on constructive feedback. These actions improve our performance consistently and help us be conscious of the impact we create.

All of our people have access to our 'Keep growing campus', a new development portal with resources that match their roles, development needs and interests. It means that they can choose the right tools and resources to help them achieve their ambitions.

Talent management and the role of learning and development

Opportunities at GSK India for Experienced Professionals

GSK has developed several in-house competencies to meet the diverse learning needs of our employees. There are learning and development (L&D) activities that are undertaken to ensure that both long-term and short-term organisational objectives
are met, a synergistic talent pipeline gets created and employees’ career progression ambitions also get addressed.

A crucial aspect of talent management and accountable leadership is the creation of a leadership pipeline that is well-prepared to take on priority roles that affect organisational profitability and stability.

Developing leaders

Early Talent Programmes at GSK India

We have a strong focus on developing the effectiveness of managers, including their ability to help people maximise their potential. Managers can access leadership development programmes to support them at each stage of their careers.

Our One80 reviews help them improve based on feedback from their teams.

Taking care of our people

GSK taking care of employees

Our culture is about giving everyone space and support to succeed, learn and grow so we can achieve our ambition. It’s about providing everything you need to be and perform at your best – both mentally and physically.

Whether in laboratories, manufacturing sites or offices, we make sure every space is a safe, inclusive and caring environment. By encouraging our colleagues to take personal responsibility to do the right thing, everyone in the room plays an active role in being inclusive.

Our range of health and wellbeing programmes and support services will help you be healthier, inspired and energised both at work and at home. It’s important to us that each of our colleagues is truly well, happy and have the confidence to be themselves.

Employee health and wellbeing

GSK employee wellbeing

Building a positive environment for our employees and taking care of their holistic healthcare needs has been an ongoing priority.

  • 24/7 audio and video consultation with general physicians and specialists, apart from delivery of medicines
  • Health and Wellbeing (H&W) champions supporting leaders in educating and embedding mental health and wellbeing practices to help identify employees’ needs and accordingly devise solutions
  • Initiated a mobile health and wellbeing solution, 'Healthy Life', which enabled employees to choose and set their own personal health goals through the use of technology
  • An Employee Assistance Programme was set up where employees could connect with a 24/7 professional counsellor

Flexible and life-friendly working

GSK flexible working

Our personalised approach to work enables colleagues to have more choices about how they work to meet both their personal needs and the needs of our business. Through regular check in conversations, managers discuss with colleagues how they can thrive in all aspects of their lives and deliver their best work at GSK, supported by a range of life-friendly policies. These policies include more formal arrangements such as flexible hours, part-time working and job shares, as well as informal arrangements such as working from different locations. We regularly review our life-friendly programmes and policies to ensure we position ourselves competitively and support the needs of our colleagues.