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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.

Global Supply Management Summer Internship at American Express

Where: Brighton, United Kingdom

Deadline: January 20, 2020

Type: Internship

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About the company:

American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards. We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.

About the role:

The Summer Internship Programme commences in June 2020 for 10 weeks. It consists of the following components:

  • Introduction to American Express through an induction day and training sessions
  • Meaningful projects which will have real business impact
  • Regular Speaker Series with senior management
  • Social and networking events
  • Structured performance management process and regular feedback

Global Supply Management Overview:

Global Supply Management (GSM) is responsible for helping American Express maximize the purchasing power of over $9B of third party spend. We provide strategic consultation to the business and provide end to end procurement services. We maximize the purchasing power of the Company to drive the best value from our supplier base which then frees up investment capacity for our business. GSM together with our business partners manages the supplier strategy for the Company, identifying and on-boarding new suppliers, realizing significant cost saves and revenue generation by partnering with our Global Commercial Services and Global Merchant Services businesses to increase billings and merchant coverage and ensuring an optimal user experience for American Express employees and suppliers.

Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to translate and develop concepts, visions and complex business requirements into workable plans.
  • Good project management skills and financial management experience including development of CBA's, PowerPoint presentations and financial models.
  • Good people skills to bring together the right narrative and players to find a solution for situations when dealing with a customer’s issues and concerns.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams to develop and execute complex, time and commercial sensitive strategies.
  • Proven ability to drive results and prioritize work activities.
  • Positive attitude, flexibility, and team player.

How to apply:

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Marketing Graduate at Associated British Foods

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: January 22, 2020

Type: Graduate

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About the company:

Here at ABF Grocery Group our brands are enjoyed across the nation, with 94%* of households in the UK buying them, selling over 1.5 million packs every day to UK consumers.*

* Source: Nielsen Homescan, total GB, 52 week data to 14 July 2018

That’s a big job. That’s fast-paced and exciting. Marketing is right at the centre.

About the role:

We are now taking applications for passionate people who want to inspire the future of these great brands.

Our scheme’s core ingredients include:

  • Practical experiences in a real role on a brand from the beginning
  • On the job training and coaching by senior marketers
  • Supplemented by regular functional and management development sessions
  • Two-year scheme
  • Rotations across two of our great grocery brands in various UK Locations
  • Supported development through a mentor and buddy programme

Requirements:

Your ingredients for success are:

  • A driven marketer passionate about food and drink
  • Curious about consumers and their habits
  • Think differently about problem solving bringing new ideas to the table
  • Able to analyse, understand and interpret data on your brand’s performance to ensure delivery against business targets
  • An effective project manager

To be successful in marketing you will need to also demonstrate you are:

  • A team player
  • Has strong interpersonal skills and a down-to-earth approach
  • With business acumen
  • With a flexible attitude and work style
  • With excellent attention to detail
  • Who holds strong analytical skills
  • With a high level of inquisitiveness
  • Who is resilient and copes well with ambiguity

We will also look for:

  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Flexible to travel and relocate

Qualifications:

A 2:1 degree in any subject.

How to apply:

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Graduate Business Consultant at FDM Group

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: January 25, 2020

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : IT

FDM recruits, trains and deploys talent around the world through our renowned Careers Programme. With centres across the UK, mainland Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific, we are a leading graduate employer, working with an impressive list of worldwide clients across multiple sectors. FDM provides industry recognised IT and business training, as well as invaluable commercial experience and the opportunity for rewarding professional development. We recruit all year round from any degree background, seeking those with a drive to succeed within the technology industry.

About the Role:

FDM is looking for ambitious, talented and diverse graduates to join our award-winning Graduate Programme. You will become an FDM Business Consultant, working with one or more of our prestigious clients including Sky, HSBC and Save the Children. This will provide you with invaluable commercial experience that you may not have encountered at university, so you can kick-start your success in the corporate world.

FDM is a FTSE 250 employer with a renowned reputation as the UK’s leading IT graduate employer. With centres across the UK, mainland Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific, we are constantly evolving and grasping new opportunities. Join the excitement and become part of FDM’s dynamic culture.

We have a variety of roles available for you including Business Analysis, Project Support Officer and Risk, Regulation and Compliance.

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to build relationships
  • Ambitious characteristics with a drive to succeed within tech
  • Degree of 2:2 or higher, preferably within a business discipline
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Good decision-making skills within fast-paced working environments
  • Geographical flexibility throughout the UK to support our clients
  • Commitment to a two-year contract with FDM upon completion of the training period

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '2EYAY'

Commercial Operations Programme at Vestas

Where: Beijing, China

Deadline: January 25, 2020

Type: Graduate

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About the role:

Vestas Graduate Programme is a 2-year international programme where you will have the opportunity to work on two 12-month assignments with a progressive increase in challenge and responsibility. By joining the Graduate Programme and Vestas, you will be part of an ambitious, high-paced and goal-oriented culture with global career opportunities.

The Commercial Operations is a department within our regional Sales Business Unit China. The department is responsible for providing commercial solutions and management to support sales activities to achieve regional firm order intake target. In addition, the team support the Sales team with maintaining existing and developing new customer relationships.

Regardless of the position or part of the world – business focus is the red thread in this track. The positions are aimed candidates with various master’s degree e.g. either within Finance, Engineering or other Business areas. The task and responsibilities within the different positions can be found in the individual postings.

Description:

  • Create addressable market analysis
  • Support financials-based Client IRR modelling
  • Develop LCOE-based competitiveness analysis
  • Strategic commercial planning

Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • Holds a relevant master’s degree (or is about to finish one before June 2020) from university
  • Excellent IT skills
  • English language required
  • Experience from living abroad (studying/working) and managing yourself in a new environment

Competencies:

  • Holds a strong business acumen
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Lives up to the Vestas Values of accountability, collaboration, simplicity and passion, which form the backbone for our culture of striving for world class
  • Ability to challenge and influence peers
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and encourage innovation

Behaviour:

  • Global mindset – preferably experience from working hands-on with different cultures
  • Great networking capabilities – understands how to utilise your network for greater achievements
  • Solution-oriented – quick in establishing root cause of problems, even faster in finding potential solutions
  • Goal-oriented - knows what it takes to win and has the desire to pursue victory. Yet, shows humbleness where appropriate
  • Shows and uses reflection and learning methods in order to continue to develop one’s skills

How to apply:

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Management Trainee Programme at Meltwater News HK Limited

Where: China

Deadline: January 28, 2020

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : IT

Founded in 2001, headquartered in San Francisco, Meltwater is the global leading AI-powered media monitoring, social listening & PR Analytics software. With over 2000 employees and 55 offices across America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa, we help over 30,000 companies globally to make better, more informed decisions based on insights from the outside. We are dedicated to provide our global products with local insight.

About the Role:

A three-phase program designed to equip you for a successful career in technology business and develop you into one of our future leaders in the critical client facing commercial function. We offer an accelerated career path to those who show the great potential, big ambition and high achievements, with the speed of promotion determined by how quickly the person masters the required skill sets and knowledge.

Requirements:

  • University degree of any disciplines
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Mandarin (mandatory)
  • With international exposure for internship/ full time work, volunteer projects or study
  • Work experience or relevant training in fast paced and international environment is preferred. With experience in startup, banking, management consulting firm, digital, PR/ marketing agency would be highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills, with superior customer-service oriented skills
  • Keen interest in news, current affairs and social media
  • A passion for entrepreneurship
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication, analytical and presentation skills.
  • A positive, goal oriented, self-motivated, independent thinker who can deal with ambiguity, with natural leadership qualities is desired
  • A proven ability to exceed expectations or targets in extra-curricular activities/at workplace
  • Coachability, openness to feedback and dedication to consistent self-improvement
  • Can demonstrate track record of effectively managing high workload
  • You are available to start the program in either January, March, July or Sept 2019 in China
  • Work sponsorship will be provided to right candidate

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'QWMN8'

Graduate Schemes at Nissan Motor GB Ltd

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: January 30, 2020

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Business, consulting and general management

As Britain’s largest car plant, we have an impressive heritage, but an even brighter future. We are looking for graduates and placements to join us in defining the future of mobility. Our programmes are designed to give you hands-on experience and give you the opportunity to get involved in multi-million pound projects with global impact. Alongside a competitive salary, you will receive mentoring, as well as structured on-the-job and classroom training to equip you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to succeed. Regardless of your degree subject, if you have drive and work hard, we’d like to hear from you.

About the Role:

SUMMARY

  • Applications for the Nissan UK Graduate & Placement Schemes go live at the end of September
  • Visit www.careersatnissan.co.uk to find out more and register your interest so we can contact you directly when applications go live!
  • Opportunities across all Nissan UK entities
  • Feel free to add us on LinkedIn so we can answer any questions you may have

Joining a global company means you become part of an established network of collaborative locations. Nissan in the UK is split across four multiple localities; Sunderland, Maple Cross, Cranfield and Central London. Each location has a specific area of focus, which influence the schemes available within them. For example, our Sunderland site is the giant of our UK manufacturing operations, Cranfield focuses on Research & Development then in Maple Cross and Central London we have a Sales & Marketing hub. Life is invigorating and exciting at Nissan. Each location has its own character and routine, driven by the shared goal of ongoing innovation and improvement. You will find yourself part of a team working together to shape the future of automotive mobility.

Visit our website where you can find out more www.careersatnissan.co.uk and click this link to register your interest today – we can then contact you directly when applications go live!

WHAT OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE?

We have vacancies in the below departments across Cranfield (Research and Development), Sunderland (Manufacturing) and Maple Cross & Central London (Sales and Marketing).

  • Business Operations & Logistics (Sunderland)
  • Engineering (Sunderland)
  • Finance (Sunderland, Cranfield, Central London)
  • HR (Sunderland, Maple Cross)
  • Information Systems & Technology (Sunderland, Cranfield)
  • Legal (Sunderland, Cranfield)
  • Procurement (Sunderland, Cranfield)
  • Product Economic Control (Cranfield)
  • Research & Development (Cranfield)
  • Sales & Marketing (Maple Cross, Central London)
  • Total Customer Satisfaction (Cranfield)

Requirements:

Graduate Schemes - applicable for anyone who will have completed their undergraduate degree by September 2020, and is studying a relevant degree (attained 2:1 or above)

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'O978X'

Placements at Nissan Motor GB Ltd

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: January 30, 2020

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: : Business, consulting and general management

As Britain’s largest car plant, we have an impressive heritage, but an even brighter future. We are looking for graduates and placements to join us in defining the future of mobility. Our programmes are designed to give you hands-on experience and give you the opportunity to get involved in multi-million pound projects with global impact. Alongside a competitive salary, you will receive mentoring, as well as structured on-the-job and classroom training to equip you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to succeed. Regardless of your degree subject, if you have drive and work hard, we’d like to hear from you.

About the Role:

SUMMARY

  • Applications for the Nissan UK Graduate & Placement Schemes go live at the end of September
  • Visit www.careersatnissan.co.uk to find out more and register your interest so we can contact you directly when applications go live!
  • Opportunities across all Nissan UK entities
  • Feel free to add us on LinkedIn so we can answer any questions you may have

Joining a global company means you become part of an established network of collaborative locations. Nissan in the UK is split across four multiple localities; Sunderland, Maple Cross, Cranfield and Central London. Each location has a specific area of focus, which influence the schemes available within them. For example, our Sunderland site is the giant of our UK manufacturing operations, Cranfield focuses on Research & Development then in Maple Cross and Central London we have a Sales & Marketing hub. Life is invigorating and exciting at Nissan. Each location has its own character and routine, driven by the shared goal of ongoing innovation and improvement. You will find yourself part of a team working together to shape the future of automotive mobility.

Visit our website where you can find out more www.careersatnissan.co.uk and click this link to register your interest today – we can then contact you directly when applications go live!

WHAT OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE?

We have vacancies in the below departments across Cranfield (Research and Development), Sunderland (Manufacturing) and Maple Cross & Central London (Sales and Marketing).

  • Business Operations & Logistics (Sunderland)
  • Engineering (Sunderland)
  • Finance (Sunderland, Cranfield, Central London)
  • HR (Sunderland, Maple Cross)
  • Information Systems & Technology (Sunderland, Cranfield)
  • Legal (Sunderland, Cranfield)
  • Procurement (Sunderland, Cranfield)
  • Product Economic Control (Cranfield)
  • Research & Development (Cranfield)
  • Sales & Marketing (Maple Cross, Central London)
  • Total Customer Satisfaction (Cranfield)

Requirements:

1 Year Placement Schemes - applicable for any 2nd year student who is eligible to complete an industrial placement year and is studying a relevant degree (attained 2:1 or above)

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'O978X'

2020 Summer Analyst - Finance at Royal Bank of Canada

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: January 31, 2020

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

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

Royal Bank of Canada is a premier investment bank that provides a focused set of products and services to institutions, corporations, governments and high net worth clients in over 100 countries.

We understand that the first steps in any career in finance are critical. With that in mind, we have the right formula to provide you with the opportunities and professional development you need to turn those first steps into a rewarding career.

About the Role:

As a Summer Intern you will rotate through key areas of our Finance function to develop an insight into the responsibilities of a full-time Finance Analyst in areas such as Product Control, Regulatory Reporting, Financial Control, Cost Control and Valuations. You will gain valuable exposure to the operations of a major international investment bank, as well as the hands-on experience you need to kick-start your career.

Learning from experience:
During the course of the programme, Summer Interns are given various projects to complete which may include:

  • Analysis and preparation of financial statements and controls
  • Assisting with the preparation of regulatory disclosures
  • Supporting the front office with key research initiatives
  • Analysing current and potential exposures to Financial risk
  • Developing and editing reports and presentations for senior management
  • Supporting the area that keeps the firm functioning at industry-leading level

Requirements:

We are not prescriptive on the subject of your degree; however, we will be looking for a minimum 2.1 degree (expected). Whether you’re a philosophy student or an engineer, we’re more interested in an agile intellect, strong numerical and analytical skills, an awareness of global economic issues and a genuine interest in the international financial markets. Creativity, logic, interpersonal skills and inner drive all come into the equation.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'X4A2V'