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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.

GSK New Application Process Online Event

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: October 16, 2018

Type: Employer Insight Event

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About the Company:

Main business: Science and pharmaceuticals

GSK are proud to be a leading science-led global healthcare company. We research and develop a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare within which all our 100,000 employees share the vision of helping people do more, feel better and live longer.

About the Event:

As well as our science specific schemes if you are a passionate, driven student you can take advantage of a diverse range of schemes at GSK such as Finance, Business Technology and Consulting, and Procurement. We are running three online WebEx sessions where members of the University Recruitment Team will discuss the new application processes for our Early Talent programmes. This will be a great opportunity for you to understand the changes being made to the application process.

How to Book:

For more information and to book please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '7GBW6'

Graduate Development Programme at Peter Brett Associates LLP

Where: United Kingdom - Various

Deadline: October 16, 2018

Type: Graduate

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PBA stands on the outskirts of convention and at the forefront of cutting edge consultancy, delivering trusted advice for over 50 years. Our graduates don’t conform to the ordinary – we design, we advise, we deliver and have a passion for what we practice. It’s that same approach to our clients that will help you succeed on our excellent Graduate Development Programme. This is an invitation for you to apply to join us on an exciting journey. One where you can bring to life a diverse range of projects and work with leading clients.

We recruit graduate each year into our five main business areas, these are:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Transport
  • Buildings
  • Environment
  • Planning

We have two Graduate Pathways available to you at PBA. We do this as we recognise that there may be some of you who know exactly which discipline you want progress your career in, and others who may want to try out a few and see what you like!

Core Discipline Pathway

As a member of the Core Discipline pathway, your two years will consist of working on a variety of projects within your chosen discipline to give you exposure and experience to further your development within your selected career path.

Rotational Pathway

As member of the rotational pathway, you will get the opportunity to try three of our disciplines. Your two years will typically consist of three rotations, firstly spending twelve months in your core discipline and then two six month placements in disciplines where you will build further knowledge of working in a multi-disciplinary practice. Both pathways of the Graduate Development Programme may include a secondment should either the requirement or opportunity present itself. Previous Graduates have found this beneficial in achieving their professional development objectives.

Please note that that rotational pathways may not be available in some of our specialist disciplines.

Professional Development

A vital part of your development at PBA is your progression from graduate to a recognised professional in your chosen discipline. We work with you to offer not just the projects and opportunities to ensure that this happens but also the mentoring and support that you need too. We have capability to offer progression through incorporation, chartership and recognition with institutions such as ICE, IStructE, CIWEM, CIHT, TPP and more.

Requirements

  • Passionate about joining a leading consultancy.
  • Creative, outside the box thinking.
  • Preferabbly a Masters degree attained at a minimum 2:1 degree classification or on course to achieving.

How to apply?

For more information log in to your careers connect account and search Reference ID '3QKL7' for more information.

Logistics Department Manager (Future Warehouse Manager) at Decathlon (China)

Where: China

Deadline: October 16, 2018

Type: Graduate

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Decathlon is one of the largest sports retailers all over the world. Decathlon started with a store in France in 1976. There are more than 1100 stores in 24 countries currently. The company employs more than 80,000 staff from 80 different nationalities.

Decathlon Group is a full supply chain company including design, production, logistics and retail, also owns 26 passion brands, 120 sports. Each brand represents different sports, with a dedicated product development and design team.

Decathlon (Kunshan) Warehouse Co., Ltd. is part of Decathlon Group and responsible for the logistics & warehousing in China, now we have 4 warehouses and more than 1,500 staff and 200,000 square meters warehouse spaces.

Requirements

  • Sports lover.
  • Bachelor or above, overseas experience is a plus.
  • Major in logistics/supply chain/ management or related, have great passion and want to develop in logistics & human management.
  • Good communication skills, on site management experiences or potential team leader.
  • Able to work well under pressure.
  • Fluent in Chinese and English, French will be a plus.

How to apply?

For more details log on to your Careers Connect account and search Reference ID 'D3779' for how to apply.

Graduate Recruitment Consultant at Camino Partners

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: October 16, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: HR and recruitment

Camino Partners was formed by Alan McBride, Sachin Ruparelia and Matt Newman. The name “Camino” is derived from the Spanish word meaning “path” or “way” and as such defines our role to help clients move forward, whilst helping our candidates pursue their chosen career path.

About the Role:

We have an exciting opportunity for a recent graduate looking to become a Trainee Recruitment Consultant. If you are driven, looking for rapid career development and continued training to help you reach your goals, this Trainee Recruitment Consultant is perfect for you!

Due to our rapid growth and expansion into new sectors, this is a great time to join and work alongside and be mentored by some of the highest performing Recruitment Consultants in the recruitment sector.

Requirements:

  • Recent 2.2+ graduate in any subject
  • Hrd-working, money motivated & career-driven
  • Experience in sales is preferable
  • Enthusiastic, positive thinker
  • Able to demonstrate success outside of the workplace

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'OX88G'

Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant at Morgan McKinley

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: October 18, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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

The Morgan McKinley Group is a globally active recruitment consultancy established in 1988. It connects specialist talent with leading employers across multiple industries and disciplines.

About the Role:

As a Graduate Recruitment Consultant you will be responsible for finding and meeting new job seekers, through various means including advertising, headhunting and networking. You will be winning new business by identifying and engaging with companies that are looking to hire people, as well as maintaining relationships with existing clients, through both telephone and face to face meetings.

This graduate job could be the right one for you if you are looking for a career where you can maximise your success by using your influencing and negotiation skills. We represent high calibre job seekers to leading employers, and vice versa, so you need to be interested in explaining the benefits of your customer taking action, you need to be able to listen to, understand, and answer objections. This is very much a people-oriented job and you should be motivated by and very comfortable with the idea of networking, as a sociable, outgoing and confident business person.

Requirements:

  • Ideally you will have at least one year's commercial work experience e.g. in sales, retail, or a business environment, through internships, or work placements, or since graduating;
  • It’s not essential that you are a graduate but a degree in a relevant business subject to the markets we serve, e.g. finance, law, accountancy, business, could be advantageous;
  • Outstanding communication and influencing/interpersonal skills;
  • Professional/self-motivated demeanour and attitude, a team player;
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and confident attitude - thrives on working under pressure and to tight deadlines

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'JV96N'

Commodity Merchandising Trainee at Cargill PLC

Where: England - East Midlands

Deadline: October 18, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Engineering and manufacturing

Cargill is a unique place to grow your career, your experience and your abilities. Every day, we grow our reputation as a leading international producer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. We take pride in our global reach, ability to contribute, and strong work ethics and values. Founded in 1865, Cargill is a privately held company and employs 150,000 people in 70 countries. Through innovation, creativity and teamwork, we are transforming entire markets and people’s lives worldwide, and we can have the same impact on your career.

About the Role:

The position provides an extensive 24 months training mainly in Merchandising, but also Risk Management, Trading Operations and Market Analysis, to produce excellent commodity merchandising professionals in diverse agricultural commodities: grains, oilseeds, feed and processing by-products. You will begin with an initial, intensive 4-6 month orientation. A series of short-term placements in various parts of our UK operation will provide hands-on exposure to our shipping and logistics, customer services, administration, operations and finance areas. Once you understand the key elements of the business, you will join a small commercial team or "desk" responsible for the risk management, sales and marketing of a variety of grains, vegetable oils and other soft commodities worldwide.

On successful completion of training, you will embark on an exciting commercial career with one of the Cargill’s Agricultural Supply Chain businesses product lines.

Main Tasks:

  • Learn the agricultural commodities trading industry: worldwide, historical evolution, mission, our role in it, figures, flows, inventories, transportation, commodities, quality specifics for each product.
  • Understand markets for Commodity Merchandising; value, partners, flows, common behaviours, related legislation, fiscal policy around it
  • Understand the local supply and demand factors that impact markets
  • Understand drivers of Profit and Loss and take commercial decisions to generate revenue
  • Develop knowledge on Cargill's trading and hedging strategies, tactics and practices, including the use of futures, risk management derivatives and structured products
  • Initiate, negotiate and agree on terms of commodity purchase, sale contracts, such as price, quality, quantity, transportation, timing and payment
  • Coordinate transportation and logistics to execute commodity contracts
  • Ensure thorough and accurate follow-up, execution, and closure of all contracts
  • Manage and develop relationships with external customers and suppliers in a customer facing role

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3E9O7'

Graduate Research Executive at ABA Market Research

Where: England - Multiple

Deadline: October 19, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About ABA Research:

ABA Research works with some of the biggest retail brands including M&S, Asda, John Lewis, River Island and Arcadia, helping to shape the way the nation shops. We are looking for bright graduates from any discipline to help drive our next phase of growth as a Graduate Research Executive. No experience is necessary.

Kick start your career in Market Research with ABA

  • Delivering insight for famous UK brands, using a variety of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies
  • Developing your skills, through a mixture of ‘on the job’ and formal training, to become a skilful Research Executive helping deliver ‘research that works’
  • Opportunities to craft your skills at every stage of the project cycle including;
  • Project set-up – developing questionnaires and discussion guides
  • Brainstorming ideas and findings to identify key themes
  • Analysis of quantitative and qualitative data
  • Charting key findings and presenting these to clients
  • Opportunities for involvement in exciting new methods – Vox Pops, WhatsApp Communities, biometrics as well as text analytics and data visualisation tools
  • Travelling the UK to speak to the nations’ shoppers
  • Widening your commercial retail knowledge – developing an understanding of consumer behaviour

Requirements:

We’re looking for exceptional people with raw ability to develop

  • Desire to learn quickly and solve problems in fast-changing situations
  • Logical and rigorous thinking with strong analytical skills and the ability to write authoritatively
  • Can absorb large amounts of information and pick out the key stories
  • Ability to work in a thorough, precise manner and display excellent attention to detail
  • Capacity to execute multiple tasks – prioritising effectively
  • Problem solving skills to find pragmatic solutions to fast-changing situations

Specifics we look for in our graduates

  • 2:1 or above from any degree background
  • Strong A-Level grades - ideally including a maths or science subject
  • A keen interest in retail brands and curiosity about why people shop the way they do
  • A ‘can do’ attitude with a track record of producing great outcomes to be proud of

How to apply

Applying for our role

If you would like any further queries or to apply, please forward your CV to Karis Clayphon at recruitment@abaresearch.co.uk

For more information about ABA and our opportunities please navigate to www.abaresearch.co.uk