Information Technology (IT) Placement

by MSD

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Job Details

1st November 2021
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Information Technology
Central London and City

Information Technology (IT) Placement

Who we are…?
For more than a century, our organisation has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our organisation continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

We are officially certified by the Top Employer Institute and been awarded the exclusive Top Employer United Kingdom Certification for the fourth year running.

Job Description

Our Support Functions deliver services and makes recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the experience of working at our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

Our IT team operates as a business partner proposing ideas and innovative solutions that enable new organizational capabilities. We collaborate internationally to deliver the services and solutions that help everyone to be more productive and enable innovation.

Working in a professional and friendly environment, will provide you the opportunity to gain practical experience in our IT (Infrastructure) roles and will help build a strong foundation for success in your future. Throughout your twelve-month placement with our Company, you will be provided with the opportunity to support, develop and improve our Infrastructure systems and processes and will have the opportunities to travel to other sites.

Opportunities and Locations

Our 12-month Student Placement Programme within IT offers a wide range of opportunities, and a unique insight into the world of the pharmaceutical industry.

For our 2021 Student Placement Programme, we are offering roles in the following areas (see the detailed job descriptions using the ‘how to apply’ link below for more info also):

  • Global Infrastructure Operations Support (Based in Milton Keynes)
  • IT Service Desk Analyst (Based in Moorgate, London)
  • IT Business Analyst Placement Student (Based in Moorgate, London)
  • UK Animal Health IT Business Analyst (Based in Milton Keynes)
  • UK Animal Health IT Project Owner (Based in Milton Keynes)

Whatever your career path; we offer opportunities to develop and expand your career while making a true difference in peoples' lives.

Technical Requirements

  • You will be looking to complete a 12-month placement in your third or penultimate year of study, returning to your course at the end of the placement
  • Global Infrastructure Operations Support: Studying a Computer Networks or Computer Sciences related degree (or equivalent qualification)
  • UK Animal Health IT Project Owner: Studying an IT related degree
  • All other listed roles above do not require a specific degree of study
  • More specific responsibilities and requirements can be found on our website

About MSD

At MSD, we are inspired by a shared vision and mission to save and improve lives.

We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products. We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With over 70,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers. We are proud of over 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world’s biggest investors in Research & Development.

How to apply

To apply for this programme and to find out more, please click on the apply button below.

Please note that applications may close before the application deadline, so apply early to avoid disappointment.

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