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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.

Advertising Sales Executive at Living North

Where: England - North East

Deadline: June 22, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Marketing, advertising and PR

Living North is a privately owned, independent publishing company with a lead title: Living North. It also publishes a number of carefully researched supplements (directories) which highlight the best of various subject areas, for example: restaurants, interiors, artists and galleries and the like.

About the Role:

Living North are currently expanding their advertising sales team. The successful candidate will sell advertising and sponsorship across Living North Magazines (North East and Yorkshire) and Living North’s digital media and online channels.

Working alongside our team of editorial, events and design staff, the successful candidate will have responsibilities in all areas of advertising sales.

Requirements:

The successful candidate must:

  • Be confident and have an outgoing attitude
  • Be target driven with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to deadlines
  • Have a sound knowledge of the North East and/or Yorkshire
  • Have an interest in publishing
  • Be computer literate
  • Be able to work as part of a successful team

It would be helpful if the successful candidate had:

  • Previous sales experience, particularly telesales
  • Degree level education

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'E9O8O'

Finance Intern at New Era Development (UK) Ltd

Where: England - South Yorkshire

Deadline: June 23, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Construction and property

New Era Development (UK) Ltd is an international property development company based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Founded in 2013, the company has been set up to develop large-scale projects in the North of England, starting with the £66 million New Era Square at St Mary’s Gate, Sheffield. Attracting several multi-million pound investors from China, the project signifies a huge boost in recent investment from China into the Sheffield City Region. Our subsidiary company, New Era Living Ltd, manages the New Era Student Living apartments.

About the Role:

Reporting to the Finance Executive, the Finance Intern will be responsible for assisting in the overall purchase ledger control, invoice approval process and all payments made.

Main Responsibilities and Job Duties:

  • Processing and logging of all incoming invoices.
  • Responsible for the reconciliation of supplier accounts.
  • Matching, batching and encoding of invoices.
  • Update the Finance Executive on any issues that may affect the financial status of the organisation.
  • Supporting the Finance Executive with any administrational tasks when required.

Requirements:

Essential Criteria:

  • Great attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Intermediate excel skills.


Desirable Criteria:

  • Familiar with Sage One system.
  • Previous purchase ledger experience.

How to Apply:

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

Finance Graduate at Premier Foods

Where: England - South East

Deadline: June 23, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Retail, sales and purchasing

At Premier Foods we have a purpose: to create food the nation loves most for modern life. We simply love great food and what it can mean for people. It’s our passion. And it’s a passion shared by around 4,000 colleagues who together bring our purpose to life across 13 locations in the UK.

About the Role:

The Finance function operates within our business units – UK and International – as well as at Group level, in Head Office and our Shared Service Centre in Manchester. It is focused on providing insightful information to enable informed, timely and agile decision making across the business and to maintain strong financial control across the Group. You will gain a broad exposure to the different faces of Finance, across a number of roles that will provide a great foundation to your career.

There will be three rotational placements of varying lengths, which will cover the following areas:

  • Commercial Finance Placement (Sales and Marketing)
  • Group Finance Placement – St Albans
  • Supply Chain Finance Placement

Requirements:

  • 3 A Levels – minimum of 280 UCAS points gained
  • Degree qualified (Finance / Accounting, Economics, Maths, Engineering preferred but not essential) 2:1 minimum achieved (or expected)
  • An understanding of the UK FMCG/Retail sectors
  • Clear career aspirations demonstrated through employment or work experience/placement
  • Experience of working within a Finance Department is desirable
  • Analytical and highly numerate - extremely detail conscious
  • The right to work in the UK and English speaking
  • UK driving licence
  • Your base will be St Albans AL1 2RE and you will need to be prepared to relocate here: you may be required to spend time in other locations with overnight stays which maybe ad hoc evenings or longer periods during your monthly placements
  • Experience of leadership roles across sports, hobbies or other interests
  • Strong Communicator both oral and written
  • Skilled in Microsoft Suite
  • Prepared to undertake professional study over a three-year period to gain a CIMA or ACCA qualification (fully funded by us)

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID ‘7M3JB'

Investment Analyst - Catapult / GM&C Life Sciences Fund at Catapult Ventures

Where: England - North West

Deadline: June 23, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

The team behind Catapult Ventures are among the most experienced venture capital investors in the UK.

Our experience spans a range of sectors from healthcare and pharmaceuticals to luxury consumer brands, manufacturing and software, as well as all stages: from start-ups and pre-revenue IP developers to company floatation and billions of pounds in revenue.

About the Role:

Catapult Ventures is a venture capital fund manager with an enviable track record, having recorded 10 exits since 2015 averaging a 4x cash multiple. Its track record in life sciences is especially strong, with recent exits including Accutronics, FDAS, Haemostatix, Lumora, Oxford Cryosystems, and Monica Healthcare.

Catapult is now seeking an Investment Analyst for its most recent fund – the GM&C Life Sciences Fund, based in Alderley Park. This is an exciting role for someone seeking an entry into the venture capital industry, working for one of the most active life science VC funds in the UK (~20 investments in circa 2 years).

This is a new role, the need for which is coming out of significant new deal flow and our growing portfolio. The successful applicant will work in a junior capacity across ALL aspects of the Fund, including deal flow, due diligence, transaction, portfolio management, investment relations and reporting. You will be busy!

Requirements:

Required:

  • Graduate with a 1st or 2:1 in a life science or medical subject and/or a post graduate qualification in a life science or medical subject.
  • Experience working in the life science industry or medical experience.
  • Demonstrable ability to interpret and assess scientific data from different sources to understand impact on investment decisions.
  • Strong commercial acumen and good financial analytical and modelling skills (i.e. Excel etc).
  • Excellent communication skills – able to communicate easily at a very senior level.
  • Impressive work ethic and excellent team dynamics.

Non-Essential:

  • An MBA and/or financial qualification(s).
  • Experience within an investment bank or venture capital environment (internship etc)
  • Experience of working within a VC-backed company (life science start-up etc)
  • Experience of starting own company

How to Apply;

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'J6KN9'

HR Placement at Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Where: England - South Yorkshire

Deadline: June 24, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: Creative and performing arts, culture and design

We're an award-winning council serving around 227,000 people in South Yorkshire. Working together, we aim to make Barnsley a better place for everyone who lives in the borough.

We're a lean council, with a shared vision, a renewed sense of direction and a collaborative, people-first culture. We call it Future Council, and it's already producing results: higher-performing schools, increased investment, more local jobs and a revitalised town centre. It’s a bold strategy - one we’re all committed to – whatever our individual profession.

About the Role:

You will gain valuable work experience and we will benefit from someone who can bring fresh and innovative insight into our projects.

Applicants should be studying a related degree

Purpose of the Post:
Provide assistance and support in the planning, development, delivery and evaluation of key projects.


Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the development and delivery of key projects within the service area
  • Develop a knowledge of the working and client group within the service area
  • Assist with research and identification of client/customer requirements
  • Support the council's use of social media to inform and seek feedback from key client groups
  • Help to prepare reports, documents, data and other information
  • Provide service support as required
  • Help to maintain relevant systems
  • Establish working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Attend and contribute to meetings with key stakeholders
  • Assist with the evaluation and reporting of key projects within the service area

Requirements:

Relevant Experience:

  • Previous experience within an area related to the service area
  • Experience of presenting
  • Experience of using relevant systems


General and Special Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of communications and marketing tools and techniques, including a solid understanding of social media
  • Understanding of the importance of partnership working
  • Knowledge of local government and the wider public sector
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft applications including use of spreadsheets and databases


Skills and abilities:

  • Comfortable in providing complex information to individuals
  • Good communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to produce and deliver quality documents and presentations, ensuring they are suitable for particular audiences
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as making a contribution as part of a team
  • Effective customer care skills, including how to manage customer expectations

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '36D6D'

Recruitment System Administrators at Trac Systems Ltd

Where: England - East Midlands

Deadline: June 24, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: HR and recruitment

Trac is the leading independent provider of online recruitment services to NHS and local government organisations.

About the Role:

29,810 – this is the number of job offers made last month by the 160+ organisations that are using the Bakewell based Trac Recruitment System.

The majority of our clients use the system from their own premises, though a small number have outsourced some support work to our busy offices in Deepdale Business Park.

Over the past 7 years our office in Bakewell has grown from 5 to 50 staff, making us the largest private sector employer in the town. And the business is still growing.

We believe in the development of our own staff, all of whom have started as recruitment system administrators, and many are now in management positions or working as trainers visiting our clients through the country. To support our continuing growth and development we have opportunities for new people to join our team.

Requirements:

You will need to have:

  • Excellent computer skills with recent experience of using web-based systems
  • A confident and professional telephone manner
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise a busy workload
  • A strong work ethic
  • Motivation
  • Enthusiasm
  • Attention to detail
  • Evidence of team working skills and the ability to build strong working relationships
  • Problem Solving Skills

This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate or someone with a good level of education who enjoys working to tight deadlines and is committed to providing excellent customer service.

How to Apply;

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'D98GJ'

Consultant at The Strategy Unit

Where: England - West Midlands

Deadline: June 24, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Health, social and child care (incl. community)

The Strategy Unit was established in 2006, as a small specialist team within a Strategic Health Authority. Today, we are hosted by NHS Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit, operating as an autonomous consultancy with an annual turnover of around £3 million. We are in the NHS, for the NHS. Our staff are NHS employees and they are animated by NHS values.

About the Role:

We are recruiting at the Consultant level. We are seeking individuals with an analytical mindset, who understand the value of evidence and can take responsibility for the day-to-day delivery of project outputs.

Successful candidates will be provided with the chance to develop their skills, both through formal training and hands-on experience, working in high performing, multi-disciplinary teams within diverse project environments. The Strategy Unit encourages its staff to proactively seek out opportunities where they can add value to the team and its clients through a firm commitment to training and development.

Requirements:

The Strategy Unit needs people who can:

  • Take operational responsibility for the delivery of specific tasks within complex consultancy assignments, working under the direction of the project manager/director.
  • Have the ability to manage multiple tasks for multiple clients.
  • Manage their own programme of work, exhibiting high degrees of initiative and autonomy, drawing in advice and inputs from more senior staff as required;
  • Take responsibility for ensuring their work is completed to set budgets, ensuring that assignments are delivered within the available resources, on time and of the required quality.
  • Be calm under pressure and able to juggle competing priorities and tight deadlines

How to Apply:

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

Research Assistant at The Strategy Unit

Where: England - West Midlands

Deadline: June 24, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Health, social and child care (incl. community)

The Strategy Unit was established in 2006, as a small specialist team within a Strategic Health Authority. Today, we are hosted by NHS Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit, operating as an autonomous consultancy with an annual turnover of around £3 million. We are in the NHS, for the NHS. Our staff are NHS employees and they are animated by NHS values.

About the Role:

We are recruiting at the Research Assistant level. We are seeking individuals with an analytical mindset, who understand the value of evidence and can take responsibility for the day-to-day delivery of project outputs.

Successful candidates will be provided with the chance to develop their skills, both through formal training and hands-on experience, working in high performing, multi-disciplinary teams within diverse project environments. The Strategy Unit encourages its staff to proactively seek out opportunities where they can add value to the team and its clients through a firm commitment to training and development.

Requirements:

The Strategy Unit needs people who can:

  • Deliver specific tasks within complex consultancy assignments, working under the direction of the project manager/director.
  • Able to manage multiple tasks for multiple projects.
  • Take responsibility for their own tasks, exhibiting high degrees of initiative and autonomy, taking advice on aspects of their work as required.
  • Take responsibility for ensuring their work is completed as directed by the project manager/director, ensuring that assignments are delivered within the available resources, on time and of the required quality.
  • Be calm under pressure and able to juggle competing priorities and tight deadlines.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'OXAE2'