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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.

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Supply Chain / Materials Management Placement at Vauxhall Motors

Where: England - South East

Deadline: February 24, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: Engineering and manufacturing

Car manufacturer

About the Role:

Vauxhall’s Undergraduate Placement Programme is a 12 month scheme for university students to gain hands-on experience with an industry leading company.

Choosing Vauxhall Motors for your industrial placement will open up lots of opportunities. We offer a wide range of training in skills that are both technical and transferrable. Furthermore, Vauxhall also offers undergraduates real roles & responsibilities where they learn and develop life & work skills.

Under the Supply Chain/Materials Management Undergraduate scheme, you will be deployed to a specific role within the Supply Chain team where your focus can vary from supporting forecasting, planning and scheduling of goods/ service parts within Europe. You may also be involved in developing & managing supply chain tools and other reports.

You’ll have the chance to work on projects within your support area, find out how a leading organisation works, and get involved with the local community through our undergraduate community projects.

Requirements:

  • On track to achieve a 2.1 degree or above in a relevant Business, Management, Supply Chain or IT course
  • A Pro-active Attitude
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong drive to learn and succeed, shows flexibility and willingness to learn
  • Able to work with detailed information and relate it to high level strategies

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'OXXO2'

Marketing Internship at National Instruments

Where: England - South East

Deadline: February 26, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: Engineering and manufacturing

For nearly 40 years, NI has worked with engineers and scientists to provide answers to the most challenging questions. Through these pursuits, NI customers have brought hundreds of thousands of products to market, overcome innumerable technological roadblocks, and engineered a better life for us all. If you can turn it on, connect it, drive it, or launch it, chances are NI technology helped make it happen.

About the Role:

NI is looking for enthusiastic and talented candidates with a good understanding of marketing who are looking at joining us for their placement year, whilst studying at University. You will need to be a self-starter who takes the initiative and can quickly learn about NI, its products and marketing activities. A placement at NI will enable you to gain valuable exposure to a range of marketing communications disciplines.

Requirements:

  • Working towards a degree in Marketing, Business or a related field
  • Fluency in English language is essential
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Confident working with international teams in a matrix structure
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Basic HTML Knowledge (Desirable for Digital role).
  • Ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines
  • Analytical and problem solving skills with strong attention to detail
  • A team player who is willing to be flexible and adapt to new situations
  • An interest in technology/technical products
  • Strong computer literacy
  • Rapid learner with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Energy, enthusiasm and initiative

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '36627'

General Management Graduate Scheme at William Jackson Food Group

Where: England - multiple

Deadline: February 26, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

The William Jackson Food Group is a long-established family business with exciting plans for the future.
We have a portfolio of successful food businesses which are thriving in their market areas.

About the Role:

This challenging two-year scheme is a busy mix of work placements, project assignments and development training. You’ll be following a structured programme, working in four of our businesses across our Group. If you’re not set on working in one particular function, then this is the perfect scheme for you; during the two years, you could find yourself anywhere from an operations role at Jacksons in Hull, to a sales and marketing role at The Food Doctor in central London. No matter where your journey with us leads, the range of experience you’ll gain will prove invaluable.

Requirements:

If you are a recent graduate (2016 onwards), or are in your final year of study.
We’re not looking for any degree subjects in particular; our current grads have studied everything from languages to zoology! What’s more important is that you can demonstrate a real passion for the food industry and want to develop a great knowledge of the different functions.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '36QX7'

Graduate Programme - Commercial & Marketing at Arriva

Where: UK

Deadline: February 28, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Arriva is one of the largest providers of passenger transport in Europe, employing around 60,000 people and delivering more than 2.2 billion passenger journeys across 14 European countries each year. Arriva is part of Deutsche Bahn (DB) and is responsible for DB's regional passenger transport services outside Germany.

About the Role:

Working in the Commercial & Marketing team you will not only help to ensure that we operate commercially, making sure we are reviewing the networks, bus times and routes ensuring we are meeting the needs of the customers and achieving passenger numbers and revenue but also be involved in the marketing side of the business. You will need to be interested in developing your financial acumen and negotiations skills as you will also be working with transport authorities. You will be working on data analysis, which will allow you amongst other things to assess the impact of road works on the bus routes ensuring we maintain punctuality, passenger growth and decline and help plan the bus driver rotas. We work with lots of different systems in the commercial team which will give you a great grounding into all the different systems needed to work in the transport industry.

This graduate scheme will give you a solid data and operational perspective, which could take your career in different directions, working in scheduling, bus depots or towards a commercial manager route. You could come from a business, marketing, science or maths degree with a logical approach to problem solving and an interest in data analysis and a strong commercial acumen.

Requirements:

  • You must have, or be expecting to achieve a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree preferably in Business, Science or Maths
  • You are ambitious, constantly question what needs to be challenged and improved and identify opportunities
  • You will have a forward-thinking approach
  • You will bring the flexibility to be nationally / internationally mobile
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to engage at all levels internally and externally within a diverse multi-cultural environment.
  • You will be results driven with the ability to innovate and implement and drive operational excellence
  • See feedback and setbacks as opportunities to learn and improve
  • English language skills to business standard required, and fluency in one other language is an advantage

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'J6O7X'

Supply Chain Graduate at TATA Steel

Where: UK - multiple

Deadline: February 28, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Tata Steel operates in 26 countries and commercial offices in over 35 countries. In Europe we are the second largest steel producer. But it’s not just our size that sets us apart. What makes us different is our approach to business. We believe our strength is how we build collaborative relationships that create new success for our customers. Through serving many demanding markets worldwide, including Aerospace, Automotive, Construction, Consumer Products, Defence & Security, Energy & Power, Lifting & Excavating, Packaging, Rail, and Shipbuilding, we understand that customer needs are different in each market.

About the Role:

Our two-year graduate programme offers an excellent opportunity for you to apply and develop your academic qualifications in a practical, real world setting. It offers a mix of on the job experience and practice-based learning, backed up by a thorough programme of formal training.

Our Supply Chain Management team tends the relationships and controls the flow of materials, information and resources throughout our network of upstream and downstream organisations. It is responsible for order & production planning, scheduling, logistics & transport, order management, data and reporting, managing external service providers as well as involvement and leadership within cross-functional continuous improvement and business transformation projects. It’s not just about moving things from A to B. Our success hinges on our ability to understand and balance the demands of internal stakeholders and external customers. Supply Chain roles are dependent on high-level, cross-functional communication and liaison that sees our colleagues working on a pan-European basis with functions including Sales & Marketing, Technical and Operations.

How to Apply:

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

Shotton - '2DZ7K'

Llanwern - 'J69K9'

Property Development Consultant at Carpe Diem Property

Where: Greater London

Deadline: February 28, 2018

Type: Graduate

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As the Property Development Consultant you will learn how to find (source) development opportunities with up to 60% ROI. Learn how to create property investment proposals. See a project with multiple planning applications through from purchase to completion and see how basements, extensions, new floor sub dub division of house into flats can be achieved to minimise cost and maximise profit. Become an expert negotiator, learn how to reduce dual agent estate agency fees & leading auction houses fees by 50% & save £1000s when buying products. Building new relationship & network with some of the key people in the industry & our high profile clients. Trouble shooting daily site issues and see how to cut lead times in half. Build up local planning knowledge as to what can be built within each of the local 5 SW boroughs. Manage the sale of the developed properties (work with interior designers and estate agents).

You will also assist the Directors in the following areas:

Planning & Architectural Services:

  • Involved in the design process and liaising with party wall surveyors, structural engineers, building control etc.

Marketing Finance & Administration:

  • Produce and deliver investor presentations.
  • Develop the company website, marketing & promotional collateral.
  • Operate an email management system to promote search criteria to local agents & general administration.

Requirements

  • Passion for Property & a strong working ethos.
  • A problem solver who can work to tight deadlines and deliver solution orientated results.
  • A confident individual who is a self-starter who can prioritise their workload and is exceptionally proactive.
  • Never afraid to ask questions as you will be on a steep learning curve.
  • Excellent communication, analytical & strong verbal reasoning skills.
  • Excellent IT skills, Excel, Power Point, Word, and Outlook are required.
  • Minimum of 2:1 degree expected.
  • Degree – Business Related / Architecture / Surveying Degrees or anyone with a keen desire to work in this market or a proven track record of related experience.
  • Favourable skills but not essential: Architecture skills –Sketch Up, & Photography CAD. Photoshop is a considerable bonus.

How to apply?

For more information on how to apply, log in to Careers Connect and search Reference ID "XEY94".

Supply Chain Annual Placement at TATA Steel

Where: UK

Deadline: February 28, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Tata Steel operates in 26 countries and commercial offices in over 35 countries. In Europe we are the second largest steel producer. But it’s not just our size that sets us apart. What makes us different is our approach to business. We believe our strength is how we build collaborative relationships that create new success for our customers. Through serving many demanding markets worldwide, including Aerospace, Automotive, Construction, Consumer Products, Defence & Security, Energy & Power, Lifting & Excavating, Packaging, Rail, and Shipbuilding, we understand that customer needs are different in each market.

About the Role:

Our Supply Chain Management team tends the relationships and controls the flow of materials, information and resources throughout our network of upstream and downstream organisations. It is responsible for order & production planning, scheduling, logistics & transport, order management, data and reporting, managing external service providers as well as involvement and leadership within cross-functional continuous improvement and business transformation projects. It’s not just about moving things from A to B. Our success hinges on our ability to understand and balance the demands of internal stakeholders and external customers. Supply Chain roles are dependent on high-level, cross-functional communication and liaison that sees our colleagues working on a pan-European basis with functions including Sales & Marketing, Technical and Operations.

How to Apply:

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

Shotton - 'E98ZM'

Llanwern - 'J69X6'

Property Investment Consultant at Carpe Diem Property

Where: Greater London

Deadline: February 28, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About Carpe Diem Property

Main business: Business, consulting and general management

Carpe Diem Property sources and invests in residential and commercial development opportunities in central and south west London. We also design and develop properties for individual clients, joint venture partners and our own portfolio. With over three decades of experience we can provide a full property sourcing, investment, architectural, development and project management service that handles all aspects of design from planning right through to completion. Every project we undertake is unique and therefore individually tailored to the client's needs. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail and work with highly skilled experts to maximise opportunities and find the perfect balance between functionality and design

As the Property Investment/ Sourcing Consultant you will primary:

  • Learn how to source London based deals, earning up to 3% of £1M - £1BN.
  • Learn how to source global trophy assets for ultra-high net worth clients.
  • Build relationships with property contacts to identify new opportunities for Carpe Diem Property & high profile clients.
  • Profile clients to identify their search criteria.
  • Be creative at sourcing properties both via the web, agents and alternative means.
  • Learn how to analyse potential deals to work out profit margin and time scales.
  • Build up local planning knowledge as to what can be built within each of the local 5 SW boroughs.

You will also assist the team in the following areas:

  1. Marketing Finance & Administration:
  • Produce and deliver investor presentations.
  • Develop the company website, marketing & promotional collateral.
  • Operate an email management system to promote search criteria to local agents & general administration.

The Ideal Candidate Will Be/Have:

  • Passion for Property & a strong working ethos.
  • A problem solver who can work to tight deadlines and deliver solution orientated results.
  • A confident individual who is a self-starter who can prioritise their workload and is exceptionally proactive.
  • Never afraid to ask questions as you will be on a steep learning curve.
  • Excellent communication, analytical & strong verbal reasoning skills.
  • Excellent IT skills, Excel, Power Point, Word, and Outlook are required.
  • Minimum of 2:1 degree expected.
  • Degree – Business Related / Architecture / Surveying Degrees or anyone with a keen desire to work in this market or a proven track record of related experience.
  • Favourable skills but not essential: Architecture skills –Sketch Up, & Photography CAD. Photoshop is a considerable bonus.

How to Apply:

Please send your CV with relevant experience and covering letter to info@carpediemproperty.com.