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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.

Operational Management Intern Programme 2019 at Fidelity International

Where: England - South East

Deadline: November 11, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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

Fidelity International invests money on behalf of institutions and private individuals.

Because we’re privately owned, we’re fully focused on the long-term interests of our clients – with both the commitment and the resources to provide the investment expertise, technology and service innovation needed to help them achieve their financial goals.

About the Role:

Over the course of an 8-week programme, you’ll absorb and learn all about Fidelity International and discover how our component parts work together. This is particularly true within Distribution Operations where, in addition to the lunch and learns and overviews you will receive, you will complete a project in one of; Anti-Money Laundering, Brokerage, Fund Data Management or Pricing.

  • Learn alongside leaders: You’ll learn how our team of experts ensure that Fidelity works seamlessly on multiple platforms and understand what is necessary in the back office to ensure this success.
  • Embrace the rotation: Distribution Operations are responsible for supporting the business in a variety of ways. You could potentially have rotations within Fund Data Management, Retirement Benefits Team – Pensions, Re-Regulations and Transfers –Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP), Workplace Investing (WI) or Personal Investing (PI), Brokerage or the Anti-Money Laundering team.
  • Presentation: At the end of your eight week programme, you’ll present a review of your time with Fidelity and answer questions which will contribute towards the potential of a graduate offer for 2019.

Requirements:

You need to be ambitious, enthusiastic and driven. We want someone who is unafraid to challenge the status quo, yet someone who can disrupt appropriately. We want innovative thinking but critically, people who can complement this skill with delivery. You need to be both resilient and tenacious in order to overcome any obstacles in your way.

You will be graduating in 2019 and you will have a minimum of three C’s at A level or equivalent and be on track for at least a 2:1 degree (or equivalent).

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3E4VL'

Finance Graduate Scheme at npower

Where: England - multiple

Deadline: November 11, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Energy and utilities

npower is one of Britain’s leading energy companies, and is part of the Innogy group, one of Europe’s leading electricity and gas companies.

About the Role:

Our well-established Finance graduate scheme gives you exposure to different teams and business areas whilst studying towards CIMA, an internationally recognised professional qualification in management accountancy.

Our three-year Finance scheme will place you right at the heart of our business, influencing financial decisions and driving real value, both for npower and our customers.

With placements in different teams and business areas, you could find yourself analysing the net margin impact of a new customer product or managing the finances of a multi-million-pound capital investment. Alternatively, you could be producing financial data or reporting and deciding on investment options. Whatever you do, you’ll be given a real role with the opportunity to help drive business performance, with placement allocation determined by skills, aspirations and business demands.

Our 3-year Finance Graduate Scheme will also stretch your skills, in a supportive culture that’s designed to give you what you need to succeed and define your career path at npower. You’ll follow a tailored development plan for the duration of the Scheme and get full support through a mentoring scheme and knowledge-sharing sessions

We’ll round all of this off by sponsoring you towards a CIMA professional qualification. So, when you finish the scheme, you’ll be equipped with all the knowledge and expertise to become a well-rounded finance professional.

Requirements:

We’re looking for positive and motivated graduates who can demonstrate their passion for Finance. Whether it’s your core subject or not, as long as you can show your enthusiasm for all things Finance. You’ll need to be a passionate self-starter with real integrity and the ability to communicate your ideas, then we want to hear from you.

You will have a minimum of a 2:1 bachelor’s degree, in any discipline (numerate/analytical degrees are an advantage).

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '2E8WD'

2019 Summer Analyst Programme at BlackRock Investment Management (UK)

Where: England - Greater London, Scotland, Mainland Europe

Deadline: November 11, 2018

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

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

BlackRock is one of the world’s pre-eminent asset management firms and a premier provider of investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary and individual investors around the world. BlackRock’s approach is based on our conviction that we can combine our market insights, proprietary technology, culture of teamwork and information sharing, analytical rigour and focus on risk management into an ability to deliver performance in all market environments.

About the Role:

Our eight-week Summer Analyst Programme is designed to provide students with an exciting, supportive and fun internship experience, which mirrors life as an Analyst at BlackRock. You’ll have real-world responsibilities throughout the summer, in addition to professional development, networking and social events.

  • Advisory & Client Services
    • Provide strategic advisory and enterprise investment system services for a diverse client base - from asset managers, to pension funds to governments around the world.
    • Locations: London, Edinburgh, Budapest, Frankfurt, Munich, Copenhagen, Zurich, Milan, and other European locations

  • Analytics & Risk
    • Develop and deliver tailored advice, risk management and investment system services to governments, corporations and many of the world’s largest investors.
    • Locations: London, Frankfurt, Milan, Budapest

  • Corporate Functions & Business Operations
    • Foster BlackRock’s brand, culture and reputation globally, while simultaneously harnessing our collective intelligence to ensure streamlined operations across the firm.
    • Locations: London, Edinburgh, Madrid

  • Investments
    • Build and analyse investment strategies, portfolios and products for a broad range of institutional and retail clients.
    • Locations: London, Frankfurt, Zurich

  • Relationship Management & Sales
    • Develop and deliver investment products and solutions for clients worldwide. Create marketing strategies around these solutions, and use them to build new client relationships.
    • Locations: London, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, Munich, Copenhagen, Zurich, Milan, and other European locations

  • Technology
    • Build and support Aladdin, the technology platform that powers our firm and the investment industry as a whole. Utilise sophisticated technology to develop applications, deliver custom solutions and ensure a superior end-user experience.
  • Locations: London, Edinburgh

Please note that for Continental European locations, you are required to speak the local language at a fluent level (e.g. if you are applying for a role in Frankfurt, you will be required to speak German).

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'NNML4'

Equity Research Intern Programme 2019 at Fidelity International

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: November 11, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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

Fidelity International invests money on behalf of institutions and private individuals.

Because we’re privately owned, we’re fully focused on the long-term interests of our clients – with both the commitment and the resources to provide the investment expertise, technology and service innovation needed to help them achieve their financial goals.

About the Role:

In Equity Research you’ll learn how our Analysts formulate investment theses in order to advise Portfolio Managers. You’ll be given stocks of your own to research, and you’ll be mentored by a Director of Research. Over the course of an 8-week programme, you’ll research four individual stocks and present your findings to a panel of senior investors. If you show promise and improvement over the course of the summer, you could be offered a place on our graduate programme.

Requirements:

Alongside a thirst for knowledge, you’ll need impressive analytical skills and a commercial acumen to take advantage of the training and mentoring we’ll give you. You’ll also need the tenacity and confidence to communicate your position on a stock and justify your thinking (often with imperfect information). You don’t need to study a specific subject to have a career in asset management – the people who work here bring a diverse mix of qualifications and experience. If you think of yourself as intellectually curious and ambitious, an internship at Fidelity International is a great opportunity to discover whether this kind of work is for you. You will be in your penultimate year and need to have a minimum of 3Cs at A level or equivalent and achieved (or be on track for) a 2:1 or above.

How to Apply:

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

Operational Management Graduate Scheme at npower

Where: England - multiple

Deadline: November 11, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Energy and utilities

npower is one of Britain’s leading energy companies, and is part of the Innogy group, one of Europe’s leading electricity and gas companies.

About the Role:

The scheme will allow you to complete a variety of 4 placements over a 2-year period, allowing you to gain an invaluable insight into the heart of different business functions and how they make a real impact on our customers, allowing you to develop to become a future leader within npower.

You will explore:

  • Customer interaction and experience across the whole portfolio with an understanding of what are the key drivers in developing services that will provide best in class Customer Satisfaction scores
  • Leading and managing people in a dynamic environment
  • Developing and delivering commercially sound business plans
  • Understanding and making financial /operational trade-off decisions
  • Understanding a Cost to Serve operational environment, how the business generates costs and the cost value of workstreams
  • Continuous improvement and change and transformation leadership
  • Different revenue streams within the business
  • Operational leadership, working in a regulated environment understanding the importance of cultivating a people centric culture of Health, Safety and Wellbeing in a highly engaged workforce
  • Industry and supply licence regulatory obligations

Requirements:

As an Operational Management graduate, you will:

  • Possess a willingness and confidence to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels whilst delivering great customer service
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment balancing customer experience against the operational demands of the organisation
  • Exhibit commercial and strategic ability putting the customer at the heart of everything we do
  • Identify the impact of business decisions particularly with costs
  • Ability to analyse, identify synergies s across different business functions and operational services generating opportunities to develop value add propositions
  • A strong desire to challenge, question and generate innovation with peers and key stakeholders.

You will require a minimum 2:2 degree, in any discipline.

How to Apply:

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

Investment Graduate Scheme at M&G Prudential

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: November 11, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Business, consulting and general management

M&G has been helping people to prosper by putting their investments to work for more than 85 years.

Today we manage the long-term savings of millions of people across Europe, Asia and the Americas. Our customers include individual savers and investors, members of pension schemes and life insurance policyholders. We look for the best opportunities to invest, across a wide range of assets, on behalf of people who care how their money is invested.

About the Role:

Our rotations take place over the course of 12 – 18 months, during which time you will be immersed within our investment teams to develop an understanding of our products and investment strategies. At the end of the scheme, you will embark on a permanent role in a team aligned to your strengths and interests.

Rotations will be in the following business areas:

  • Fixed Income
    • M&G’s Fixed Income business manages £187bn of assets, predominately for pension funds and institutional investors. The business is home to one of Europe’s largest in-house credit research teams and consistently strong investment performance is delivered by our experienced portfolio managers. We invest in a wide variety of assets spanning public debt and private debt, of which we are the largest investor in the Europe.
  • Equities
    • Our Equities business manages over £67.5bn both in the UK and globally across a range of investment styles including income, value and growth. We have a conviction-led, long-term approach to investing and believe that we can deliver the best returns for our clients through active, unconstrained management.
  • Macro Investment Business (Multi-Asset)
    • The team is responsible for managing a number of funds that invest across a range of assets and can offer customers a diversified blend of equities, fixed income, property, cash and currencies in a single portfolio. The fund managers research the markets and decide how much to invest in each type of asset, making the asset allocation decision on behalf of our customers.
  • Investment Office
    • The M&G Prudential Investment Office is responsible for management and oversight of the internal Prudential assets, asset portfolio optimisation and M&G Prudential Treasury activities.


You will receive comprehensive training starting with a five-week asset management introductory programme. All graduates complete their induction by obtaining the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and then begin supported study towards a further professional qualification, the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). You will receive regular feedback through rotation appraisals and a psychometrics review, allowing you to continue to develop throughout the programme. You will also have a vast support network including a buddy from a previous cohort and access to in-house training opportunities.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'DYXW9'

Supply Chain and Logistics Graduate 2019 at Mondelez International

Where: England - West Midlands

Deadline: November 11, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Engineering and manufacturing

We’re Mondelēz International, the world’s leading maker of chocolate, biscuits, candy and gum. We market our products in 165 countries and have annual net revenues of over $34 billion. Even if you’re not familiar with our name, you’ve almost certainly heard of our billion-dollar brands like Cadbury, Milka, Maynards Bassetts and Oreo. Creating and developing the world’s favourite snacks, we’re passionate about creating delicious moments of joy for people all around the world.

About the Role:

Over three years, your learning with be sculpted by on the job industry experience where you’ll take on real responsibilities, direct guidance from cream-of-the-crop managers and mentors, and structured, formal lessons from our in-house graduate academy. You’ll gain a holistic understanding of our business and grow in leaps and bounds.

You’ll get to work across our categories in a series of rotations designed to give you breadth and depth of knowledge, exposure to industry experts and develop a whole host of skills.

You will have the opportunity to do three placements within our Integrated Supply Chain function. Within each placement you will have significant responsibilities that play a key role in achieving operational goals and working on business projects. The variety of the placements will provide the foundations for a career across Integrated Supply Chain.

Placements may include:

  • Customer Collaboration – working with our top retail customers, managing and developing relationships.
  • Demand Planning – creating an accurate forecast of our upcoming demand across retailers and categories to drive product availability.
  • Supply Planning – working with manufacturing to create a supply plan that balances product availability with inventory management and cost.
  • Logistics – maximising the performance of our transport and warehousing operations.
  • Product Change Management – Work with, and influence, multiple supply chain stakeholders to develop and deliver projects such as new products launches and packaging design changes.

Requirements:

There are a few things you’ll need to join our tantalisingly innovative company. Along with the confidence to try new and challenging experiences, you must be enthusiastic about learning and eager to reach new heights in creating and sharing joy. We look for all sorts of qualities in graduates. Drive. Creativity. Interpersonal savvy. Business acumen.

We like people who aren’t afraid to stand alone, who deal with ambiguity instead of ignoring it and who know how to approach any problem, no matter how difficult.

If you have these qualities, and are committed to making the most of your talents, you’ll fit right in here.

Along with:

  • 2.1 degree or above (predicted is fine at this stage)
  • A strong interest in FMCG

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'YKN6G'

Quantitative Risk Graduate Scheme at npower

Where: England - multiple

Deadline: November 11, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Energy and utilities

npower is one of Britain’s leading energy companies, and is part of the Innogy group, one of Europe’s leading electricity and gas companies.

About the Role:

Creating exceptional value products and services is what we do best here at npower. To do this, we manage hundreds of millions of pounds of financial risks each year; so, risk is a key focus for the business.

Over the course of 18 months, our expert training and support will help you become a specialist quantitative analyst. What’s more, you’ll learn to harness cutting-edge modelling techniques that will enable you to develop innovative solutions to the risks we face in the energy industry. Devising methods to tackle market, derivative, credit or operational risks will all be part of your role. You’ll also touch on pricing and setting trading limits, as well as designing and valuing transactions, like exotic hedges and sales.

Over 18 months, you will explore different placements such as:

  • Structuring and valuation of risks in sales
  • Structuring and valuation of risks in hedge transactions
  • Portfolio risk modelling Risk controlling

Your placements will give you the opportunity to apply all your academic understanding of Quantitative Finance to real situations and take on real commercial issues. Also, the Scheme will provide you with a wealth of experience and you’ll be presenting your findings to senior management from the moment you start.

Requirements:

As a graduate on our Quantitative Risk Scheme, you will:

  • Have strong analytical ability; able to grasp the detail and appreciate the wider context whilst making energy simple for our customers
  • Demonstrate the confidence to make risk-based decisions and apply logical reasoning to solve complex problems. with imperfect information
  • Display willingness and confidence to meaningfully engage with stakeholders
  • Evidence a keen interest in analysing and interpreting numerical data.
  • Identify how prioritisation of work, speed of thought and commerciality are essential to this Scheme.

You will require a Master's degree (or higher) related to Maths Finance (including Finance Modelling).

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'YKM4V'