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Here you can see a list of vacancies and opportunities from employers who are seeking to employ Sheffield University Management School students and graduates.

These are just a selection of the opportunities available. To view other opportunities please visit Career Connect via MUSE or on the Careers Service website.

Trainee Accountant at RSM Channel Islands

Where: Channel Islands

Deadline: October 16, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Business, consulting and general management

RSM Channel Islands is a leading Channel Island accountancy practice, with a focus on providing high quality audit, tax and consulting services to local business clients and the financial services industry.

About the Role:

We offer a structured ICAEW training program for graduates with ambition and potential. We understand the commitment required to achieve a professional qualification and provide continued support with a challenging work environment to assist through each stage of your training.

Requirements:

Applications are welcome from graduates with a high level of achievement and a minimum 2:1 degree in a recognised academic subject. Key attributes should include attention to detail, good inter-personal communication skills, teamwork, determination and drive.

Applicants must have researched the ACA training program, and must be able to demonstrate an understanding of its requirements.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '7V2NM'

Business and Supply Chain Placement at GSK

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: October 16, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: Science and pharmaceuticals

As one of the world’s leading healthcare companies with operations in over 115 countries, GSK discovers, develops, manufactures and distributes lifesaving prescription medicines, vaccines and popular consumer products such as Beechams, Sensodyne, Savlon and Panadol. Every year we screen millions of compounds and make billions of packs of medicines and consumer healthcare products. The size and scope of our organisation allows our people to answer some of the worlds biggest questions – questions about future healthcare needs and questions about building a responsive, transparent business to meet them.

About the Role:

Supply chain management is all about ensuring we can supply our life-saving and life-enhancing products to people around the globe. Making sure that the right products arrive at the right time in the right place is no easy task!

We offer a wide variety of supply chain placements, from forecasting demand, production planning, raw materials management, to warehousing and supply chain logistics. Wherever you are based, you’ll be getting stuck in and playing a key part in ensuring our products reach our patients and consumers in an efficient and timely manner.

During your placement you could be involved in a range of activities, such as:

  • Project management – leading and delivering improvement projects
  • Working with suppliers, customers and colleagues from around the world
  • Data analysis and reporting
  • Distribution chains for complex products that require changing temperature for sensitive goods
  • Demand review (including gathering and understanding market intelligence on forecasts and supply chain complexities)
  • Inventory management
  • Building strong relationships with key third party suppliers
  • Working with suppliers, customers and colleagues from around the world.

Requirements:

Whichever role you go into you will be applying the skills you already have and developing new skills such as; team working, negotiation, problem solving and project management.

Degree Requirements:

Must be on track for a 2.1 or above in any undergraduate degree. You will have completed a minimum of 2 years of an undergraduate degree, but will not have graduated at the start of your placement.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'YG7Y8'

Business Improvement Placement (Manufacturing) at GSK

Where: England - South East

Deadline: October 16, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: : Science and pharmaceuticals

As one of the world’s leading healthcare companies with operations in over 115 countries, GSK discovers, develops, manufactures and distributes lifesaving prescription medicines, vaccines and popular consumer products such as Beechams, Sensodyne, Savlon and Panadol. Every year we screen millions of compounds and make billions of packs of medicines and consumer healthcare products. The size and scope of our organisation allows our people to answer some of the worlds biggest questions – questions about future healthcare needs and questions about building a responsive, transparent business to meet them.

About the Role:

During your Business Improvement Placement year, you will work in one of our manufacturing sites delivering business and quality improvement projects helping to ensure our product is right first time and manufactured as efficiently as possible. You will assist in a number of projects throughout the year, each increasing in complexity, which may include

  • Process optimisation, yield maximisation and waste reduction
  • Quality and safety improvement projects
  • Reliability improvements
  • Data analysis and trending
  • Performance management

The role will involve cross functional working with other functions including engineering, quality, microbiology, new product introduction and logistics.

Requirements:

Must be on track for a 2.1 or above studying for an undergraduate degree in science, engineering or supply chain. You will have completed a minimum of 2 years of your undergraduate degree, but will not have graduated at the start of your placement.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'JYW4N'

Customer Service Advisor at Nationwide Building Society

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: October 16, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the company:

Having been voted the best bank or building Society to work for in the UK, Nationwide can offer a truly special workplace!

We’re the world’s largest building society, and one of the country’s premier savings and mortgage providers. We also provide millions of satisfied customers with current accounts, ISAs and credit cards.

With over 15 million members, our building society has a relationship with almost a quarter of the UK’s population. We succeed because we help people to save, buy homes, and make the most of their money. As an organisation, we have asset of values, promises and expectations that makes our brand different. We put members first, offer a rewarding membership, inspire trust, always do the right thing and provide excellent service.

About the role:

We’re not like a bank. We’re not like other financial services companies. We’re not really even like other call centre environments either. We’re a building society. So we’re building our ‘society’ with a sense of community and with a collective belief in the idea that we’re all here to help each other. That’s what we’re all about and that’s what makes us different. A starting salary between £16,380 - £18,500, depending on your customer service experience. We believe in a good work-life balance, so you’ll receive your work schedule in advance. You’ll find yourself working 35 hours per week on one of the following shift pattern: 8am – 4pm, 9am – 5pm, 10am – 6pm, 12pm – 8pm and one in every third Saturday 9am – 12pm., 24 days holiday with the option to buy more, flexible benefits, life assurance, and a generous pension scheme.

Handling a range of inbound calls, you’ll play a pivotal role when it comes to supporting our members. But, you’ll do more than just communicate; you’ll advise, dipping into your empathy, and ability to help members get the right outcome for them.

Requirements:

If you’ve got a customer service background, if you’re a confident communicator and looking to take on a new challenge in an established business, there’s really no better place for you. As a Customer Service Consultant at Nationwide, you’ll be making our customers’ lives easier and helping them to make the big decisions for their future.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'JY466'

Associate Consultant - Strategy at OC&C Strategy Consultants

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: October 17, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Finance (incl. accountancy, insurance, pensions and fundraising)

OC&C is a global strategy consulting firm with 12 offices around the world. We work for senior executives, providing solutions to some of the most exciting strategic problems in consulting today. We work across all sectors, but our London office specialises in Analytics, B2B Products & Services, Consumer Goods, Leisure, Media & Technology, Private Equity and Retail.

About the Role:

Associate Consultants are particularly relied upon within the team to organise data effectively and add insight from primary and secondary research. They will often be the team member closest to the data and / or with the best overview of the market and therefore add valuable insight to drive the answer forward.

Our London office is looking for Associate Consultants with the highest level of communication and analytical skills.

They will be able to demonstrate excellence in the following areas:

• End-to-end problem solving.
• Efficiently create clear and concise written and graphical work for use in team settings.
• Effective oral communication and presentation of own work in a team setting.
• Collegial and collaborative; consistently adds creative, insightful ideas; meets all deadlines; demonstrates ability to guide and motivate others well.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'X49DM'

Student Ambassadors at Sheffield University Management School

Where: England - South Yorkshire

Deadline: October 18, 2019

Type: Part-time

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About the Role:

Job title: Management School Student Ambassador

Pay rates: £9.34 per hour (plus holiday pay)

Hours: Flexible throughout the year - there are no set hours. When an opportunity to work comes up, Student Ambassadors will be contacted via email and most work is allocated on a first come first served basis.

Closing date:

Undergraduate application deadline: 18th October 2019

Postgraduate application deadline: 11th October 2019

Job summary:

Being a Student Ambassador for the Management School is a great way to get involved in your University and gain valuable skills for the future. You’ll learn more about the University, experience working in a professional and fun environment, improve your communication and interpersonal skills, gain experience of working with young people, develop essential customer service skills and earn money.

Student Ambassadors get involved in a range of activities so you can tailor your work to build up your experience.

Typical work includes:

  • Giving tours to and answering questions from prospective students and their families at Open Days and other events
  • Giving presentations at Open Days and other events about your experience as a student
  • Contacting prospective students via telephone or email
  • Taking part in webchats or online Q&A sessions with prospective students
  • Writing about your experience at the school and contributing to a student blog
  • Monitoring and responding to relevant chat forums on the Student Room
  • Contributing to our social media content
  • Taking part in photo or video shoots to promote the school

You will receive a full training session after you are appointed giving you a general outline of the role of Student Ambassador and the type of work you will be doing, with individual briefing sessions held before most events.

Requirements:

Essential

  • Current student at Sheffield University Management School
  • Approachable and enthusiastic
  • Able to work independently and be proactive
  • Excellent communication skills – must be able to talk confidently and clearly to groups
  • Good team worker
  • Good understanding of UK University application process
  • Reliable and able to uphold commitments
  • Good organisational skills – must be able to manage their time to ensure work/study balance
  • Able to present self in appropriate and professional manner

Desirable

  • Experience of working in a customer facing or customer service role

How to Apply:

Please send your CV and a short (400 words or less) covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the role to Linsey Chaplin (l.chaplin@sheffield.ac.uk) with the subject “Student Ambassador Application” by the deadlines below.

Undergraduate application deadline: 18th October 2019

Postgraduate application deadline: 11th October 2019

Summer Analyst Programme at BlackRock Investment Management

Where: England - Greater London, Scotland

Deadline: October 21, 2019

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Main business: : Finance (incl. accountancy, insurance, pensions and fundraising)

BlackRock was founded by eight entrepreneurs who wanted to start a very different company. One that combined the best of a financial leader and a technology pioneer. And one that focused many diverse views on a singular purpose: to create a better financial future for our clients - companies, governments, and millions of individuals saving for retirement, their children’s educations, and a better life.

About the Role:

Our eight-week Summer Analyst Program is designed to provide students with an exciting, supportive and fun internship experience, which mirrors life as an Analyst at BlackRock. You’ll have real-world responsibilities throughout the summer, in addition to professional development, networking and social events.

Advisory & Client Services

Provide strategic advisory and enterprise investment system services for a diverse client base - from asset managers, to pension funds to governments around the world.

Locations: Budapest, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, London, Milan and other European locations

Analytics & Risk

Develop and deliver tailored advice, risk management and investment system services to governments, corporations and many of the world’s largest investors.

Locations: Budapest, Frankfurt, London, Milan

Corporate Functions & Business Operations

Foster BlackRock’s brand, culture and reputation globally, while simultaneously harnessing our collective intelligence to ensure streamlined operations across the firm.

Locations: Budapest, Edinburgh, London, Madrid

Investments

Build and analyse investment strategies, portfolios and products for a broad range of institutional and retail clients.

Locations: Budapest, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, London, Zurich

Relationship Management & Sales

Develop and deliver investment products and solutions for clients worldwide. Create marketing strategies around these solutions, and use them to build new client relationships.

Locations: Budapest, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Zurich and other European locations

Technology

Build and support Aladdin, the technology platform that powers our firm and the investment industry as a whole. Utilise sophisticated technology to develop applications, deliver custom solutions and ensure a superior end-user experience.

Locations: Budapest, Edinburgh, London

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'X4V7J'

Graduate Training Scheme at Reed Specialist Recruitment Ltd

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: October 24, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the company:

Main business: : HR and recruitment

Founded in 1960, REED now operates in Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. REED has more than 3,000 permanent employees working across 425 business units, in 180 locations worldwide.

About the role:

Everyone on the scheme will choose an operational role for their first year in one of our three main companies.

  • Recruitment Consultant in Reed Specialist Recruitment (RSR): Nationwide locations & On-Target-Earnings (OTE) of around £3-5K in year one
  • Media Sales Executive for the UK's leading online job board (reed.co.uk): Central London or Manchester and expected first year bonus income of around £6-10K
  • Employment Adviser supporting long-term unemployed into work (Reed in Partnership): Nationwide locations (NB no commission/bonuses for this role)


Progression Routes: Stick or Switch

Enjoy your role, money-driven and keen to move in to management?
Perform well and you will have opportunities to progress rapidly. You will also have access to industry-leading training such as our Future Leaders Programme or Management Academy.
Want to try a different kind of challenge?
If you decide operational management isn’t the right path for you, we’ll help find the right role. Rotation opportunities are available across a range of areas including IT, HR, Marketing and Finance.

Requirements:

  • 2.1 Bachelors degree or above (any subject)
  • Geographical flexibility - location preferences will always be accounted for when arranging placements, but most rotation opportunities will be based in London or Northampton where our Head Offices are located
  • Be commercially-minded and show an understanding of the recruitment industry/market
  • Be ambitious, with a desire for continual self-improvement
  • Be target-driven, resilient, and possess exceptional communication skills

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'ABJBX'