Pharmaceutical company GSK produces almost 4 billion packs of medicines and healthcare products annually. They employ around 100.000 people in over 100 countries.


  1. They needed better access and information regarding the available trainee population.
  2. They needed more monitoring of contracts and the services provided to the business.
  3. GSK wanted support for their labour intensive recruitment process. GSK requires 2 references on each candidate within 7 working days of qualification.

Delivering the following:

  • Cost savings – time
  • Focused on results (fill rate & time to fill)
  • Process driven
  • Ownership of process
  • Data quality
  • Business satisfaction

Solvus Solution

  1. Solvus developed a specialised website for GSK that is accessible to GSK managers and candidate trainees. The site enhances the supply and demand process. We helped reduced the proposal trainee time to 3 weeks, including evaluation and data management.
  2. We provided GSK specific recruiters to manage references (cost saving)


  1. In a 12 month period, we supported 1.100 inscriptions.
    In 2013, 250 trainee positions were offered. In 2014, this grew to 500 – 600 positions. Including the search and selection of 15 high level candidates with a Master’s degrees in science.
  2. In 2011 and 2012 we completed 400 reference checks for GSK. In 2013, we completed 700.