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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.

Graduate HR Field Consultant at Peninsula

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: February 15, 2020

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Business, consulting and general management

Peninsula are leading providers for Employment Law Services, Health and Safety and Consultancy. The organisation offers its services to approximately 35,000 clients, the majority of these being small to medium size businesses but also include large corporations. Peninsula has over 2,000 employees and has offices in the UK as well as Ireland, Canada, New Zealand and Australia, meaning more businesses are protected by Peninsula.

About the Role:

  • Are you looking for a graduate HR role?
  • Would you like to obtain your CIPD Level 7 accreditation in Employment Law?
  • Would you love to have the opportunity to work with a variety of different industries and clients every day?
  • Would you like the opportunity to be part of a team of HR and Employment Law experts?
  • Do you want to work for a Company listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to work for 3 years in a row?
  • Do you want to work for a market leader in Employment Law?

As the UK & Ireland leading Employment Law Consultancy, we help 1000's of organisations to manage all of their HR related issues. With over 34,000 clients from every sector imaginable, we act as an extension of their business for any people or HR issue.

You will be placed on a 12-month development programme that will ensure your HR and employment law knowledge is second to none. Within your role, you will receive a wealth of internal training to develop your technical knowledge. In return for this kind of investment, we have high expectations. The ability to work at pace against challenging targets and KPIs is a must, as is an exceptional focus on customer service, with the ability to talk to and engage with people.

You will be managing a portfolio of clients, visiting their premises, creating employment law and HR documentation and providing advice on the implementation of the documentation. The ideal candidate will be a HR, Law or Business Studies graduate who can demonstrate a strong business acumen and ideally have some work experience gained in a customer-facing environment.

Requirements:

You must have a clean driving licence.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'YK4XX'

Risk Placements at Lloyds Banking Group

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: February 29, 2020

Type: Placement Year

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About the company:

Lloyds Banking Group is the major UK financial services group with over 320 years of history, and what we do really matters to the lives of millions. Through some of the most well-known financial brands like Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Scottish Widows, MBNA and Bank of Scotland, we provide trusted services to over 30 million UK customers.

Our focus is to become the bank of the future, and with over 14 million online and 10 million mobile users, we’re constantly exploring how to bring new digital solutions to our customers. With new technologies constantly emerging and evolving, it’s an incredible time to discover how you can be part of a transforming industry, and discover the impact you can make.

About the role:

We’re looking for hardworking and motivated industrial placement students to join our Risk Management and Transformation Teams in multiple locations across the country.

The available roles are: Technical Analysts, Non-Technical Analysts, Software Engineering.

As a Technical Analyst, you might be analysing credit risk such as the likelihood of customers making repayments. You could be developing models to assess customer behaviour or be at the heart of our regular stress testing activities required by our regulators.

As a Non-Technical Analyst, you could find yourself in one of a broad range of positions - perhaps analysing operational risks or helping to set risk policy. You could play an important role in one of the many huge change projects across the bank. You could even help manage the communications to the whole Risk division.

As a Software Engineering Industrial Placement you will be supporting Engineers in delivering exceptional service to our customers. This could be with engineering teams on our Internet Banking or Mobile Banking services or you could be helping to create a learning culture across the engineering community.

Requirements:

Technical Analysts:

Strong numerical skills
An analytical mindset
An ability or an interest in learning and using coding skills

Non-Technical Analysts:

Strong attention to detail
Great organisational skills
Engaging communication skills and the ability to influence others

Software Engineering (Halifax and London locations only):

An ability or an interest in learning and using coding skills
Strong attention to detail
An analytical mindset

How to apply:

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Social Media at InterNations GmbH

Where: Germany

Deadline: March 1, 2020

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: : IT

At InterNations, we’re dedicated to making life easier for expats! With 2.8 million members in 390 cities around the world, InterNations is the largest global network and information site for people who live and work abroad. What started as just an idea is now changing the lives of expats and global minds around the world each and every day. With an international team who’ve often lived abroad themselves, we understand what our members need most and we all work towards a shared goal. Together, we’re constantly growing and learning, coming up with new ways for our members to feel more at home and connect with other international people in their communities.

About the Role:

Are you a student looking to get work experience in the field of social media? We are currently offering an internship in our Content & Communications Department here at InterNations, which will provide you with the opportunity to gain insights into the daily work of a social media manager. You will play an important part in maintaining the high quality of our social media posts, interacting with fans and followers and in assisting with new campaigns and projects. So, if you enjoy online research and writing, have very good written English skills and would like to work in an international team, we would love to hear from you!

As a Social Media Intern at InterNations, you will:
• content calendar management
• searching for relevant content for all channels
• daily monitoring of social media channels
• engagement with our international and well-educated audience
• inter-departmental projects, e.g. launching Instagram

Requirements:

  • university student
  • the internship is a compulsory part of your course of studies
  • availability for 6-12 months starting in April 2020
  • native-speaker level written and spoken English
  • fine attention to detail
  • ability to work on multiple projects at once
  • interest (and ideally experience) in social media

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'JYQ29'

Member Relations at InterNations GmbH

Where: Germany

Deadline: March 6, 2020

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: : IT

At InterNations, we’re dedicated to making life easier for expats! With 2.8 million members in 390 cities around the world, InterNations is the largest global network and information site for people who live and work abroad. What started as just an idea is now changing the lives of expats and global minds around the world each and every day. With an international team who’ve often lived abroad themselves, we understand what our members need most and we all work towards a shared goal. Together, we’re constantly growing and learning, coming up with new ways for our members to feel more at home and connect with other international people in their communities.

About the Role:

Ever wonder what it takes to keep a social network up and running? As part of the Member Relations Team, you’ll be the interface between the people who use InterNations, and the developers that create it. The Member Relations Team helps the rest of the company to understand our members’ perspective, and are advocates for member experience.

The team is the gateway to our network, reviewing all incoming applications against our membership criteria. You will also respond to questions about how to get the best from InterNations — it could be as simple as a forgotten password, or something tricky like a bug on the site. With on-the-job training and email templates, you’ll be able to answer all questions that come your way!

As a Customer Service (Member Relations) Intern at InterNations, you will:

  • review membership applications

  • support members experiencing technical difficulties

  • answer questions about how to use the website

  • collect member feedback to share internally

  • act as administrators for our online forums

  • draft measures to improve customer loyalty and engagement to drive growth

Requirements:

  • university student of any field of study

  • the internship is a compulsory part of your course of studies

  • availability for 6-12 months - various starting dates
  • ability to work independently; reliable and motivated
  • very good to fluent written and spoken English
  • experience abroad and cross-cultural proficiency desired
  • practical experience with MS-Office and Internet applications
  • interest and fascination for Web 2.0 applications and social communities

How to Apply:

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

Social Entrepreneurship at Skilled Impact

Where: Sri Lanka

Deadline: March 6, 2020

Type: Placement Year

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About the company:

Main business: : Education and Training

Skilled Impact is a volunteer organisation that matches skills where there is a need, resulting in impactful volunteer placements. We provide professionals and graduates the opportunity to share their skills with local NGOs and social enterprises in India. We carefully select placements that are impactful, skills based and offer two way cultural exchanges. Joining a Skilled Impact placement means that you also get the opportunity to volunteer in an exotic location, take on a new challenge, immerse yourself in a new culture and develop your skills and experience. This is an adventure like no other. We are currently recruiting for the Teaching Fellowship, an exciting internship opportunity in India and we're looking for graduates to join us. Share your skills - collaborate for impact - expand your world.

About the role:

The Social Entrepreneurship Internship will give you the opportunity to gain insights into the social entrepreneurship landscape in Sri Lanka, and also work with our partner organisation to increase awareness around social impact, helping grow the social enterprise ecosystem in the country.

Our partner organisation’s vision is to have a “thriving social enterprise sector in Sri Lanka by 2025.” They are one of the leading ecosystem builders of the country’s social enterprise sector of Sri Lanka and run a number of impactful initiatives which engage not only local Sri Lankans but also the government. They are looking for a passionate individual interested in promoting social change, to join their team and help drive this change in Sri Lanka.

As a social entrepreneurship intern, you will work closely with the core team and support with the delivery of social enterprise training sessions and workshops in Sri Lanka. You will also help organise Sri Lanka’s official Social Enterprise awards ceremony and get to connect with, support and learn from social entrepreneurs and innovators.

This internship will also give you the opportunity to liaise with their core social enterprise partners in Sri Lanka and assist with partner relationship management. The personal and professional development gained through this internship will leave you feeling inspired, and ready to pursue opportunities in the social impact or the social business space.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'QWEK3'.

Content Marketer at ForwardKeys

Where: Spain

Deadline: March 19, 2020

Type: Internship

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About the company

ForwardKeys is an innovative travel analytics company. Founded in 2010 in Valencia, Spain, the co-founders realised that the air reservation data used by airlines could serve every industry with an interest in global travellers. Since then, we’ve built a platform in which clients can monitor and qualify traveller flows, map global demand, and forecast travel trends. We provide live, tactical information and exclusive insights to tourism boards, hotel chains, retailers, airports, duty-free operators, tax refund companies, car rentals, and more industries that are related to the traveller industry.

About the role:

As our new content marketer you will work on all written communication on behalf of ForwardKeys. We are talking about blogs, web content, news articles, landing pages, video scripts, email campaigns, social media posts, brochures, product and services descriptions, newsletters, paid campaigns, and much more. You do so taking into account SEO and SEM.

You’ll join our Marketing & Communications team, where you’ll ensure our brand tone of voice is consistent across all content creation. In addition, you’ll collaborate with our sales department to strategize and execute online campaigns to scale and drive sales leads, giving you a direct opportunity to make an impact on our business success. You will develop and manage a content calendar and day-to-day operations of content marketing campaigns, from concept through delivery. You’ll also make sure that the created content is properly managed, implemented and shared across variety of channels to engage audiences and grow our business.

In short, you will own a part of the content production process - while keeping the company’s goals in mind, you’ll have the opportunity to rapidly learn.

The ideal candidate has a passion for travel and marketing. You are curious and strive to understand the motivations, behaviours and activities of our audience. You want to tell stories in the best way possible for your audience.

Your week will be:

  • 50% content creation for our website and other channels.
  • 20% social media engagement.
  • 20% email content and newsletter creation.
  • 10% creation, development and testing of your own ideas.

Requirements:

  • Great English copywriting skills
  • Strong knowledge on social media channels to promote content
  • You’ve obtained (or study) a Bachelor or Mater Degree in digital marketing, communications, journalism – or something along those lines.
  • Experience with SEO, wordpress, google analytics and the top social channels
  • Experience with Adobe Indesign is a plus

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'ON8QW'

Online Marketing – CVRO Analyst Intern at Superbath, Isi GmBH

Where: Mainland Europe

Deadline: March 24, 2020

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Main business: : Retail, sales and purchasing

SuperBath.co.uk is part of iSi GmbH, which is an online retailer group founded in 2012 in Germany. We offer high quality branded bathroom products, such as Grohe shower systems, and Hansgrohe kitchen taps, at competitive prices. Through our online shop in the UK (SuperBath.co.uk) we offer several thousand products, and we are constantly working on expanding both our product offering, and the markets we operate in.

About the Role:

As a Conversion Rate Optimization (CVRO) Analyst you will work on identifying why customers (don’t) buy with us, and make recommendations based on that. You will work closely together with the UXUI-analyst on identifying improvement opportunities for our customers that will result in a higher Conversion Rate. You will make use of Google Analytics, Heat maps, AB-testing, and other tools to find the pain points for customers and alleviate them. CVRO lies at the heart of online marketing, and this internship will give you the unique opportunity to learn the ins and outs on this topic. After this internship you will have laid a solid foundation for a future career in online marketing!

Some things you can expect:

  • Reviewing the entire customer lifecycle to find drop-off points, and make improvement suggestions
  • Analyzing customer needs and using internal data on formulating hypotheses
  • Working with the UX/UI analyst to come up with on page design hypotheses for A/B-tests
  • Think about how to improve functionality with the aim of improving CVR
  • Validating your hypotheses through AB-testing, and implementing successful tests
  • Working closely with management
  • Freedom to explore your own ideas

Requirements:

As a Conversion Rate Optimization (CVRO) Analyst you have the unique combination of a great sales instinct with a creative/analytic drive to identify improvement opportunities.

You understand our customers pain points and are able to come up with concrete solutions to solve these.

Other requirements:

  • You are proactive and take initiative
  • You are creative, imaginative, and think “outside-the-box”
  • You are attentive to details
  • You have a passion for e-commerce and are able to translate this into actions
  • Prior work-experience in e-commerce is a plus
  • You are in the final stages of your studies

How to Apply:

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

2020 Graduate Programme - Supply Chain at Kerry Group

Where: United Kingdom, Ireland

Deadline: April 30, 2020

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Engineering and manufacturing

Kerry Group is a world leader in food and beverage manufacturing & has enjoyed phenomenal success since its formation in 1972. Today, Kerry Group has 23,000 employees globally, 15,000 products and revenues of €6.1 billion. As a company we strive for excellence in everything we do. Our business is comprised of 2 divisions: Kerry Taste & Nutrition & Kerry Foods.

About the Role:

Supply Chain is at the heart of all operations from sourcing raw materials right through to delivering the end product to our customers. Working closely with our customers and our internal colleagues, we are able to manage one of the most complex supply chains.

Previous graduates in Supply Chain have progressed into Supply Chain Management, Operations Management and Purchasing Management.

In addition to the Supply Chain Graduate Development Programme, Kerry is also committed to your growth as a Supply Chain professional. We will support you to achieve either your CIPS or APICS professional qualification.

Core Responsibilities:

As a Supply Chain graduate, you will

  • Play an essential role in internal coordination between Production, Finance, Procurement and Customer Service, to ensure that Kerry can meet its customers’ demands through efficient balance of materials and the finished goods supply chain.
  • Support the management of the Supply Chain team, improving its effectiveness by implementing relevant Supply Chain principles, and challenging current practices.
  • Have the opportunity to work on projects to ensure best practice Supply Chain roll out, while contributing to further site-wide challenges and other initiatives that have impact on Supply Chain across the business.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2:1 degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business, Management or a related discipline;
  • Fluency in a second European language, preferably Italian, French or Polish would be a distinct advantage;
  • Exceptional problem solving skills;
  • Proven record of delivering on projects and achievement of results;
  • Motivated self-starter with the determination and drive to succeed;
  • Strong leadership and communication skills;
  • Strong ability to work well in a team and on your own;
  • Excellent IT skills, particularly in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word;
  • Willingness to travel or relocate across the global Kerry organisation is a key requirement

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'Q8E6J'