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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/Insolvency Administrator at Begbies Traynor PLC

Where: England - West Yorkshire

Deadline: February 1, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

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

Begbies Traynor plc is the UK’s leading Corporate Rescue and Recovery practice as well as being in the Top 10 UK chartered accountancy firms. We provide our services via a nationwide network of 48 offices, with clients ranging from small owner managed businesses to large corporations and financial institutions.

Founded in 1989, Begbies Traynor quickly established itself as the leading independent business recovery specialist, becoming trusted advisers to the major banks, independent accountancy practices, law firms, as well as directors and shareholders of independent and quoted businesses.

About the Role:

The Leeds office is the third largest in our UK network and is looking for an enthusiastic student who will take an interest in learning within the Insolvency and Restructuring profession.

The successful candidate will gain 12 months experience working in a professional services firm alongside trainee and qualified chartered accountants, to undertake a varied role in corporate recovery and restructuring procedures and assisting senior members of the team on a variety of cases. During the year you will have the opportunity to gain hands on experience and develop key skills necessary to the accountancy profession and finance sector, whilst working as part of our dynamic team.

How to apply:

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

Project Management Graduate at Siemens

Where: England - West Midlands

Deadline: February 2, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Engineering and manufacturing

Siemens, the leading global engineering and technology services company, has been active in the United Kingdom for over 170 years.

We provide innovative solutions to help tackle the UK’s major challenges. Siemens has a significant presence throughout the UK, with 13 manufacturing sites and more than 25 major offices.

About the Role:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Project Management Graduate wanting to work in a rotational role. This is a two year graduate scheme which consists of typically four placements in key areas of the business. Placements that Project Management Graduates can get involved in include; project management, engineering, commercial project management, site project delivery, and tendering.

During this programme, you will proactively learn about our industry, the Siemens Rail Electrification business and the specific project management processes, methods and practices employed to deliver high quality projects in a safe and efficient manner. This should enable you to be well placed at the end of the programme to undertake a professional role within our project management organisation.

Supporting Siemens project teams in areas such as:
•Monitoring progress of our own, and supplier, works.
•Collating and presenting commercial information (such as costs and forecast spend).
•Managing output of engineering deliverables
•Providing relevant information to clients such as programme updates and reports.
•Taking responsibility for the safe, on time, and on budget delivery of small work packages.
•Working towards membership of a relevant professional institution.
•With support of the business, taking professional qualifications, such as those offered by the Association for Project Management.
•Proactively learning the scope of supply of the Siemens Rail Electrification business, including familiarisation with our product range, supply chain, customers and capabilities.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'EXQE7'

Communications Analyst at Milltown Partner

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: February 3, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Marketing, advertising and PR

Milltown Partners is a global advisory firm that works with influential organisations and individuals on the communications and public policy challenges that define their reputations.

Our clients are leaders in their field: groundbreaking technology companies and their founders; global businesses and their CEOs; prominent individuals and renowned institutions.

About the Role:

Analysts at Milltown Partners drive our work, providing research, analysis and strategic advice to clients. They produce high quality communications materials, and become experts in identifying what might impact upon their clients’ reputations.

We are looking for candidates to join us at both offices (London & San Francisco) in March 2019 and September 2019, so please reach out if you’re interested in either city or either date.

Day to day work includes:

  • Developing an understanding of the client and their context through research;
  • Assessing the industry landscape, and ultimately using creativity and curiosity to find the insights that will help to identify the right communications strategy;
  • Advising clients, driving the execution process and helping to handle project management;
  • Writing and contributing crucial insights to strategy documents; and
  • Monitoring and analysing media coverage.

Requirements:

  • An outstanding academic background;
  • Exceptional writing skills;
  • An obsession with current affairs;
  • Strong analytical and research skills; and
  • Willingness to take on new and varied challenges.

How to apply:

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

Logistics Coordinator at Couriers 24/7

Where: England - South Yorkshire

Deadline: February 3, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Transport and logistics

Company Couriers 24/7 have a vision to maintain fast and secure services by delivering packages on time every time. The mission of all time delivery is to combine our experience with our human and material resources in order to provide same-day freight and messenger solutions in a cost and time-efficient manner.

Our main purposes and aspirations are:

  • To keep a good company’s reputation and name;
  • To be very reliable to our partners and clients;
  • To appreciate and value our employees;
  • To expand our company and always improve.

About the Role:

We have a great position within our transport team for someone who is passionate about delivering great service. This fast-paced environment is perfect for someone who thrives under pressure and has a flare for resolving issues swiftly and professionally.

The Logistics Coordinator will be working in the office during the night from 10pm to 6am or Day time from 8am till 4pm and will be responsible for ensuring all of the jobs that are booked through are completed to the highest standard possible, leaving our customers with a positive experience always.

Requirements:

You must be a team-player and extremely proactive in your approach. We want suggestions, improvements, problem-solvers, creative-thinkers and most of all people who are excited to become part of something huge! Experience in similar roles / tech /start-up / logistics industries desirable.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'YK3B8'

Executive Assistant at The King’s Head Theatre

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: February 3, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

The King’s Head Theatre are known for their challenging work and support of young artists. Last year they reached an audience of 87,031 members who saw their shows; 43,857 at their 110-seater home on Upper Street and 43,174 on tour. At their home in Islington they had 861 performances last year of 84 different shows. They are passionate about creating accessible routes for early career artists to stage their work.

About the Role:

This is a really exciting time to join the King’s Head team as they announced this year that the theatre is on the move. In 2019, subject to a fundraising campaign, the King’s Head Theatre will move in to a custom built space in the heart of Islington Square, directly behind its current home securing the future of the venue for generations to come.

They are seeking a dynamic individual to join their open, hard-working team as an Executive Assistant. It’s a truly rewarding working environment that values diversity of ideas, people and stories. In this role, you will be an integral part of the team and have the opportunity to assist the Director, providing general assistance to the office and communicating with internal and external parties.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as the Directors’ first point of contact with people both from inside and outside the organisation
  • Guest-lists and invites for special events as required; liaising internally and externally on guest lists; sending out invites; and compiling the RSVPs
  • Organising meetings, teleconferences, booking taxis and couriers
  • Extensive diary management
  • Screening phone calls, enquiries and requests, and handling them when appropriate
  • Arranging travel and accommodation and producing detailed itineraries
  • Dealing with incoming email and post; often corresponding on behalf of directors at their request
  • Meeting and greeting visitors at all levels of seniority
  • Maintain the company’s contacts database

Requirements:

  • A genuine passion and enthusiasm for theatre and the work of the King’s Head
  • Outgoing, resilient, flexible
  • Well-organised and discreet
  • Meticulous eye for detail, good proof reader
  • Immaculately presented work
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to get on with people at all levels
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office
  • Accurate typing with speed 50+ wpm
  • Experience taking and transcribing minutes

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3E76M'

Account Executive/Planner Graduate Scheme at VCCP Partnership

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: February 3, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Marketing, advertising and PR

At VCCP, our challenger attitude transforms the fortunes of our clients. For example, we helped O2 become market leaders within three years of launching. And once we started working with easyJet, their share price flew up from £4 to £14.

We have a motto: It only works if it all works, which is why we involve ourselves in far more than just advertising. With a thorough understanding of each client’s business, we can challenge what’s around it, and then transform it.

Of course, it’s not all about business. We love to be lauded with creative awards and are proud of our ever-increasing haul. Time and time again, we’ve seen a direct link between our award-winning work and the upturn in the fortunes of clients who ran it. So here’s another little motto: Good work works.

About the Role:

As an Account Executive you’d be:

Committed to making a positive contribution to the VCCP Partnership and ensuring we deliver motivating, insightful strategies and powerful creative ideas that are excitingly and professionally implemented.

Typical responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all administrative aspects of the account, developing a reputation for efficiency and total reliability
  • Acting as a central point of contact for all brand issues
  • Sourcing all brand, competitor and consumer information
  • Monitoring and analysing competitive advertising
  • Keeping up-to-date with recent advertising campaigns in different markets.
  • Supports Account Manager/Director in the control of the advertising process: manages central filing, estimates, timing plans, deadlines, Client and internal meetings etc.
  • Effective organisation of meetings, diaries, presentation materials
  • Liaising with Production departments to ensure that creative work, cost estimates and production remain within the timing plan so that work is delivered on budget and on time
  • Works to understand the status of creative development and production, keeping everyone informed and producing status reports
  • Listen carefully to Client requests and report them accurately/action them expediently
  • Check that all Client approvals are sought and given prior to commencement of any work
  • Records all Client meetings, key conversations and decisions in contact reports that are distributed within 24 hours

As a Planner you’d be:

Committed to making a positive contribution to the VCCP Partnership and ensuring we deliver motivating, insightful strategies and powerful creative ideas that are excitingly and professionally implemented.

A typical day:

  • It may sound a cliché, but there is never a typical day at VCCP. That’s because of the breadth of projects and types of media channel we work across. That said, there are a number of ways you would be assisting the team:
  • Analysing client and market data to pull together regular market analysis reports and competitor reviews
  • Familiarising yourself with accounts/brands through desk research and client documents
  • Researching consumer types and needs
  • Working with clients and the your team to diagnose business problems and identify suitable strategies
  • Developing points of views on brands
  • Writing tight creative briefs and logical, structured presentations
  • Staying ahead of media and market trends and sharing these with the rest of the team

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'AY7M9'

Finance – Management Accounts Intern at Pernod Ricard UK

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: February 4, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

We are part of the Pernod Ricard Group – co-leader of the global wines and spirits industry. We are proud to hold one of the most prestigious brand portfolios in the sector, including 19 brands among the top 100 worldwide!

Our key brands include Absolut, Havana Club, Malibu, Lamb’s, Kahlúa, Monkey 47, Plymouth Gin, Chivas, Jameson, The Glenlivet, Martell, Perrier-Jouët, G.H. Mumm, Brancott Estate, Campo Viejo, Graffigna and Jacob’s Creek. We are responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of these premium spirits, wines and champagnes in the UK.

We’re looking to recruit a number of undergraduates with flair and motivation to join our bright futures programme, offering you a huge amount of invaluable business experience. You will have the chance to work for a world-class organisation, with world class recognisable brands in a highly exciting and fun industry.

About the Role:

Finance is at the heart of any business and this placement will provide an insight into how a finance department operates and its wider role in an organisation. You’ll build strong skills in excel and financial systems (such as JDE) and get an insight into the financial reporting, tax and internal controls of a large organisation. You’ll also get the chance to attend some of our fantastic corporate events to fully immerse yourself in our desirable brands. In return we’re looking for a motivated, enthusiastic, ambitious individual with great interpersonal skills.

Requirements:

  • Be studying a recognised sandwich undergraduate degree
  • Be studying a Finance undergraduate degree, or a Business Management undergraduate degree with a strong interest in Finance
  • Be on track to achieve 2:1 or above
  • Have a minimum of 300 UCAS points over three subjects at A Level (or equivalent)
  • Have eligibility to unrestrictedly work and live in the UK for the duration of the placement
  • Be available to work for 13 months (to cover the start and end of our financial year, a key time for the Finance team!)

How to Apply:

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

Fuel Accounting Placement at Drax Power Station

Where: England - North Yorkshire

Deadline: February 4, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: : Energy and utilities

Drax Group plc is playing a vital role in helping change the way energy is generated, supplied and used as the UK moves to a low carbon future. Having successfully upgraded the UK’s biggest power station through innovative engineering, we are now a predominantly biomass-fuelled generator. 70% of the electricity we produce – enough to power Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield and Liverpool – is now made using compressed wood pellets rather than coal. We are responsible for generating 7% of the UK’s electricity.

We self-supply 15% of the wood pellets we use from sustainably managed working forests through our US operations, Drax Biomass. By providing inspiring, flexible energy solutions that make a difference to customers, a substantial part of the power we generate is sold directly to large businesses and SMEs in the UK, through our retail division, including Opus Energy and Haven Power.

About the Role:

If you are studying a finance, maths, business or economics (or related) degree, fascinated by finance and business, then a placement within the Fuel Accounting team is for you. Working closely with our Fuel Accountants, this is a management accounting position where you will be an integral part in the financial management of our fuel portfolio, with your own responsibilities and accountability for your work. You will be getting involved with an array of tasks ranging from month end journals, forecasting and FX exposure reporting. Your career is personal to you, but at Drax you can learn the skills you need as you decide where to take it.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3E7EM'