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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.

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Project Assistant at Perrett Laver

Where: London, UK

Deadline: January 23, 2018

Type: Graduate

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Perrett Laver has a global reputation for excellence, outstanding service and professionalism in executive search. These are key qualities that you will possess when joining us as a Project Assistant within our London office. As an international firm, Perrett Laver has offices in Amsterdam, Glasgow, London, Auckland, Sydney, Hong Kong, Vancouver, Washington D.C. San Francisco, and Chicago.

In this vital role, the Project Assistant will work closely within multiple practice teams on internal delivery, offering support on various aspects of the client/candidate process. S/he will be a crucial resource to the wider firm and provide assistance in a range of areas, including front of house, office administration, finance, and business development.

The appointee will be degree-educated and, as such, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. S/he will have proven organisational skills, outstanding attention to detail, and will share our passion for consistently delivering work of exceptional quality with an impeccable service-minded approach.

This role requires someone who demonstrates a willingness to provide internal support where needed. Additionally, flexibility, the ability to anticipate the needs of others, and effective multi-tasking are essential attributes for this position. Solutions-focused and results-driven, you will thrive on challenge, remain calm under pressure and handle all situations appropriately with care and integrity. As you will be at the heart of the business, it is crucial that you are positive, enthusiastic and driven. You will be a great team player, and yet highly capable of working independently as well.

The role requires an adaptable and energetic multi-tasker who is keen to support fast-paced, busy teams and an eagerness to learn and develop project management skills and experience. It is crucial that you are able to manage your time effectively, prioritise tasks, take initiative, and uphold a strong customer service ethos. Similarly, a deep appreciation and understanding of the importance of punctuality, responsibility, discretion and integrity are all key traits necessary to carry out the role successfully.

How to Apply

Log in to your 'Career Connect' account and search Reference ID '53883' for more details and to apply.

Retail Graduate Programme at Asda

Where: UK - multiple

Deadline: January 26, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Asda is one of the UK’s Big Four supermarket chains, and is owned by American supermarket giant Walmart – the biggest retailer in the world.

About the Role:

Joining our Graduate programme will see you start on the shop floor. To really get to the heart of our business, we need you to spend time with the most important people: our customers. With stores nationwide, you can request a location that works for you.

This isn’t a 9 to 5 desk job and the programme is tough, testing but hugely rewarding. It’s a chance to push boundaries whilst working in a fun, supportive and innovative environment. At Asda you get real experience. Asda graduates aren’t just a number and benefit from experiencing a range of roles during the two and a half year programme. You’ll work closely with colleagues from all walks of life and will get exposure to the senior teams. You will also have the opportunity to work on stretching projects to build your experience and drive improvements.

Afterwards? Well, there’s a permanent job at the end of the programme. From there, possibilities at Asda for ambitious graduates are endless. You could be a Store Manager or an Area Manager, a Buying or Supply Manager. Who knows where this opportunity could take you? It takes a bright and dedicated individual to become a future leader of our business. Could that be you?

Requirements:

At Asda it isn’t about degree classification or where you studied. What’s more important is your potential to shine in a dynamic Retail business like ours. Asda graduates have a positive can-do attitude and are excited by the opportunities change can bring.

Are you?

  • Passionate about Retail and giving customers great service?
  • Hungry for responsibility and able to stay calm under pressure?
  • Able to find simple solutions and ways around problems?
  • Full of new ideas, with the curiosity and confidence to challenge the way we do things?
  • On track to gain a degree in 2018?

Then you could be just the fit!

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'A9ZZ6'

Graduate Scheme at The Berkeley Group

Where: England - multiple

Deadline: January 26, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

The Berkeley Group is one of the market leaders in the property development industry today. We specialise in the regeneration of brownfield sites and our focus is on creating beautiful, successful places in London and the south of England. We work to tackle the shortage of good quality homes whilst making a lasting contribution to the landscape and communities we help create.

About the Role:

Our two year programme will equip you with the tools needed to have a successful career at Berkeley and will give you exposure to all areas of the business. From day one you will gain real hands-on experience on cutting edge projects while being supported and nurtured by market-leading experts.

We offer graduates opportunities across the entire property development cycle:-

  • Land acquisition and planning
  • Technical
  • Commercial
  • Construction

Requirements:

  • Have a degree in any discipline
  • Demonstrate talent, drive and enthusiasm
  • Are confident, articulate, dynamic and commercially aware
  • Have a true passion for the industry
  • Can quickly develop practical skills and knowledge

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'D3J3E'

Finance Assistant at Golfbreaks.com

Where: England - South East

Deadline: January 26, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Golfbreaks.com was formed in 1998 by Chief Executive, Andrew Stanley, and is Europe’s specialist golf travel company, organising golf breaks for more than 200,000 golfers each year at over 2,000 resorts and courses in the UK, Europe and Worldwide.

About the Role:

As a Finance Assistant you will be expected to support all members of the Finance department in all day-to-day activities. This role is vital within the finance team with other members of the team relying on you to complete your task in an accurate and timely manner. It requires someone with good numerical skills and who pays attention to detail.

Being part of a small team will ensure a varied and worthwhile placement where you will be able to learn and apply skills obtained throughout your studies. On-going training is provided to support both your personal and professional development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable assistant
  • Responsibility for management of supplier portfolios in various regions worldwide
  • Company banking and daily cash reconciliations
  • Liaison with the product and sales department regarding rate queries
  • Financial year-end – assisting team members in preparation of the audit
  • Ad hoc finance and administration duties as required

As well as providing a support role for the finance department, you will be responsible for managing customer and supplier relationships and dealing with issues confidently and efficiently. You should adopt a proactive attitude to the role and be able to use your initiative to solve arising issues.

Requirements:

This role demands excellent attention to detail, organisation, prioritisation, and teamwork as well as strong communication skills. The successful applicant will have a keen interest in accountancy and Finance and be looking to develop a career in this area.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '7ZKW6'

Finance Assistant at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Where: England - South Yorkshire

Deadline: January 26, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest providers of healthcare in the country employing over 16,000 staff and caring for over a million patients each year. It is made up of four hospitals and numerous community based services.
With a turnover of over £1 billion, it provides its placement students with the opportunity to experience working in a large, diversified, dynamic healthcare organisation.

To learn more about our organisation, please go to: http://www.sth.nhs.uk/

About the Role:

We are seeking enthusiastic students who are undertaking their work placement year from an Accounting degree course to fill 6 posts across the Financial Accounting (Capital & Research) and Financial Management (Management Accounting & Costing) Departments. The post-holders will support Finance Managers in a number of functions associated with the maintenance of the Trusts Budgeting, Income, Capital, Research and Costing processes. Finance leadership will ensure that placement students are given dedicated support and supervision to enable them to gain a rich and fulfilling year within healthcare finance.

There are 3 different roles available:

  • Capital Finance (2 posts available)
    • The team provides a high quality Financial Management service (Planning and minitoring) to the Trust capital programme as well as lead the technical capital accounting requirements of the NHS. This post will give you insight into the operational challenges involved in a major healthcare organisation and experience of both Financial Accounting and Management Accounting.
  • Research Finance (1 post available)
    • The team provides excellent financial management and contracting services to the trust Clinical Research and Innovation Strategy and provides financial leadershop and performance management to the regional Clinical Research Networks hosted by the Trust. This post will provide experience of both Financial Accounting and Management Accounting.
  • Financial Management (3 posts available)
    • Each placement post is based in one of three teams that provide a high quality financial management service to Clinical and Corporate Directorates. These posts will provide experience in management accounting.

When applying for these placements, you may express a preference as part of your application regarding which area you would prefer to work in.

Requirements:

  • Studying for an Accountancy degree
  • 5 GCSEs including Mathematics and English at grade C or above
  • Demonstrably good IT skills including proficiency in the use of Excel
  • High degree of numeracy
  • Ability to question and learn quickly
  • Concentration skills to undertake complex and involved analysis
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Meticulous and conscientious
  • Good communication skills (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills to communicate with external bodies
  • Good written and verbal reasoning
  • Ability to meet deadlines through effective organisational and planning skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Positive Team Player
  • Knowledge of confidentiality

How to Apply:

To apply please send your CV and Covering Letter to jennifer.rutledge@sth.nhs.uk

Marketing Assistant at Golfbreaks.com

Where: South East England

Deadline: January 26, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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Role Overview:

As a placement student within the marketing team you will be expected to provide support to all areas of the department. This includes, but is not limited to, the development of copy for venues and golf courses, the production of key marketing reports, brand building, reporting and also general communication both internally and externally. You will also be expected to play an integral role in the company’s search engine optimisation (SEO) project and ensure all website copy meets SEO standards across the company’s multiple business units.

You will be expected to think on your feet and also give thought to long term planning. Good organisational skills, time management and the ability to multi-task are crucial. A creative streak is also essential to continue to provide new ideas and activity for future marketing campaigns.

This role will involve close contact with colleagues, suppliers / 3rd parties and on occasions directly with customers and, as such, you must emulate the values of the company. The role will also require you to undertake certain administrative duties to ensure that the department runs smoothly and efficiently.

An interest in golf is desired but not a pre-requisite.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the collating of copy, images and USP’s of properties and courses
  • Update all operational information including driving directions, contact details check in procedures
  • Assist with ensuring the quality and integrity of the content published (online/offline) is accurate
  • Review client usability of websites – provide suggestions to Marketing Department as needed in a structured format (i.e. email/written)
  • Awareness of company schedule and time line of key projects in reference to online launches and timely delivery of requested content for print content material
  • Assist with the management and loading of new venue template including pricing, images, copy etc.
  • Assist with the SEO project, including:
    • Researching keywords based on user demand
    • Rewriting copy to ensure that it is SEO compliant
  • Assist with all IT releases and with website testing to ensure that new website functionality is correct
  • Data entry – the input of customer information into the system, where manual data entry remains
  • Assistance with the organisation of Press Trips and Customer Loyalty days including where needed, your presence at selected golf days helping run a seamless event

Skill Requirements:

Golfbreaks.com prides itself on the service and reputation it provides to its clients and partners, and this position is therefore central to achieving these high standards. You should adopt a proactive attitude to the role and be able to use your initiative to solve arising issues. Managing expectations of external suppliers and internal colleagues is key and should be your main objective in dealing with any problems that may occur.

This role demands excellent attention to detail, organisation, prioritisation, and teamwork as well as strong communication skills. You will be directly involved, as much as possible, in all functions of the department.

How to Apply:

Please apply via the website: https://www.golfbreaks.com/placement-opportunities