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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.

Procurement Assistant Roles at Unilever UK

Where: England - North West

Deadline: November 16, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Founded in 1930, Unilever is the world’s largest consumer products company, providing consumers with its iconic brands in more than 190 countries around the world. Our product portfolio includes big name brands such as Dove, Hellmann’s and Magnum.
Ranked 11th in ‘The Times’ Top 100 Graduate Employers for 2016-2017, a placement year at Unilever will give students valuable experience and a great head start to their future career.

About the Role:

During this one year placement, you will work closely with all departments of the business helping to bring new product designs to the market. Successful applicants will gain first-hand experience in the procurement processes, from negotiations to the contract agreement for European and Global business.

Roles Available:

  • Procurement Assistant for Caps & Plastic Assemblies - A European role which focuses on the management of contracts through a variety of databases, cost modelling, tender analysis, negotiations of new business, and liaising with suppliers to ensure Unilever’s exacting standards for quality and ethical practices are maintained by all.
  • Procurement Assistant for Injection Moulds - A global role which focuses on the negotiation and purchase of new injection moulds from international mould makers to produce new cap designs for Unilever’s prestigious brands. The role involves running supplier tenders, managing your own global innovation projects and working with purchasing software.
  • Procurement Assistant for European Bottles - A role which manages the Foods category portfolio through strategy, supplier management and supplier negotiation. Includes responsibility in coordinating current bottle supply as well as supporting innovation projects ensuring all suppliers liaise with Unilever standards.

Requirements:

  • Undertaking a Business-related degree
  • Ability to thrive when given responsibility
  • Highly Motivated
  • Organised and capable of multi-tasking
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Strong level of communication skills
  • Analytical and IT skills with competent use of excel

How to Apply:

Please send your CV & Cover Letter to amy.ogrady@Unilever.com

Please include a paragraph (250 words) describing your proudest achievement to date, followed by an interesting fact about yourself.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a Skype interview and then, if successful, an assessment centre at the Port Sunlight offices.

Industrial Placement Programme at Unilever PLC

Where: United Kingdom - multiple

Deadline: November 17, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: Business, consulting and general management

Every day, around the world, people reach for Unilever products. Our brands are trusted everywhere and, by listening to the people who buy them, we have grown into one of the world's most successful consumer goods companies. In fact, on any given day, two billion people use Unilever products to look good, feel good and get more out of life.

About the Role:

On a 12-month Industrial Placement, starting in the summer, you will learn on a real job with real responsibilities, working alongside Unilever managers with whom you will set goals and measure your performance against Unilever competencies.

We have opportunities in several areas across the business:

  • Finance
  • Supply Chain
  • Customer Development
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Technology Management
  • Supply Chain - Leeds Site

Top performers on the industrial placement may be offered a place directly onto our Future Leaders Programme, subject to availability of a suitable position, starting when you complete your degree.

During your programme, your line manager will formally appraise your performance at regular intervals and provide feedback and coaching to build on your key strengths and development areas. You will receive a buddy and functional contacts who will be you support throughout the whole programme.

Requirements:

We accept all degree disciplines and you must be in your penultimate year of your degree.

How to Apply:
For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'ONEK2'

2019 Analyst Programme: Coverage at MUFG

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: November 18, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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

As one of the world’s leading financial groups, MUFG has more than 2,250 locations in 40 countries, with over 350 years of industry experience. We offer stability in an ever-changing market and provide services to high-profile clients on a global scale.

About the Role:

Our 18 month Analyst Programme starts with a comprehensive training program designed to develop a sound understanding of our product lines, our clients & our business strategies.

Equipped with newfound knowledge, you’ll start with the desk where you’ll experience what it’s like work as a client relationship manager and gain hands-on work experience. Right from day one, you’ll become an integral member of the team and will be given meaningful work to complete, allowing you to start building your experience and expertise within your chosen field.

As a part of a select intake, you will have the opportunity to learn from some of the best professionals in the industry. We’re highly team-driven, but you’ll still find plenty of opportunity to shine as an individual. In our open and inclusive environment, senior colleagues will know who you are and will see the work you do. In addition, your buddy and mentor will make sure you have all the support you need to succeed. And you’ll enjoy an ongoing commitment to your development as you build a lasting and rewarding career with us.

Requirements:

We look for talented, motivated and ambitious people who will be able to help drive our business forward. Successful candidates will:

  • have excellent communication skills
  • have high levels of motivation and integrity
  • be innovative and have the ability to generate new and creative ideas
  • have a true interest in Financial Services
  • be in their final year of study
  • have obtained a minimum 2:1, or be in line for a minimum 2:1 (or equivalent) at undergraduate level

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'DYW9E'

2019 Analyst Programme: Capital Markets at MUFG

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: November 18, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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

As one of the world’s leading financial groups, MUFG has more than 2,250 locations in 40 countries, with over 350 years of industry experience. We offer stability in an ever-changing market and provide services to high-profile clients on a global scale.

About the Role:

Our 18 month Analyst Programme starts with a comprehensive training program designed to develop a sound understanding of our product lines, our clients & our business strategies.

Equipped with newfound knowledge, you’ll start with the desk where you’ll experience what it’s like work within Capital Markets Group and gain hands-on work experience. Right from day one, you’ll become an integral member of the team and will be given meaningful work to complete, allowing you to start building your experience and expertise within your chosen field.

As a part of a select intake, you will have the opportunity to learn from some of the best professionals in the industry. We’re highly team-driven, but you’ll still find plenty of opportunity to shine as an individual. In our open and inclusive environment, senior colleagues will know who you are and will see the work you do. In addition, your buddy and mentor will make sure you have all the support you need to succeed. And you’ll enjoy an ongoing commitment to your development as you build a lasting and rewarding career with us.

Requirements:

We look for talented, motivated and ambitious people who will be able to help drive our business forward. Successful candidates will:

  • have excellent communication skills
  • have high levels of motivation and integrity
  • be innovative and have the ability to generate new and creative ideas
  • have a true interest in Financial Services
  • be in their final year of study
  • have obtained a minimum 2:1, or be in line for a minimum 2:1 (or equivalent) at undergraduate level

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'QW9O8'

2019 Hong Kong Analyst Programme at MUFG

Where: Hong Kong

Deadline: November 18, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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

As one of the world’s leading financial groups, MUFG has more than 2,250 locations in 40 countries, with over 350 years of industry experience. We offer stability in an ever-changing market and provide services to high-profile clients on a global scale.

About the Role:

Our Analyst Program is tailored to meet the individual needs of each of our Analysts. So, whether you see yourself in Global Markets, Investment Banking or Corporate Functions, you will take part in a bespoke program designed to enable you to develop the knowledge and skills you need to become a successful banking professional in your chosen field

For our analysts, it starts with a comprehensive training program designed to develop a sound understanding of our product lines, our clients & our business strategies.

Equipped with newfound knowledge, you’ll start your rotations across a number of business areas. During the rotations, you’ll experience how international finance works in practice and gain hands-on work experience. Right from day one, you’ll become an integral member of the team and will be given meaningful work to complete, allowing you to experience working in a number of business areas before deciding where you want to take your career.

As a part of a select intake, you will have the opportunity to learn from some of the best professionals in the industry. We’re highly team-driven, but you’ll still find plenty of opportunity to shine as an individual. In our open and inclusive environment, senior colleagues will know who you are and will see the work you do. In addition, your buddy and mentor will make sure you have all the support you need to succeed. And you’ll enjoy an ongoing commitment to your development as you build a lasting and rewarding career with us.

Requirements:

We look for talented, motivated and ambitious people who will be able to help drive our business forward. Successful candidates will:

  • have a true interest in Financial Services and Capital Markets
  • have excellent communication skills
  • have high levels of motivation and integrity
  • be innovative and have the ability to generate new and creative ideas
  • be in their final year of study
  • have obtained a minimum 2:1, or be in line for a minimum 2:1 (or equivalent) at undergraduate

How to Apply:

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

Summer Placement at Unilever PLC

Where: United Kingdom - multiple

Deadline: November 18, 2018

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Main business: Business, consulting and general management

Every day, around the world, people reach for Unilever products. Our brands are trusted everywhere and, by listening to the people who buy them, we have grown into one of the world's most successful consumer goods companies. In fact, on any given day, two billion people use Unilever products to look good, feel good and get more out of life.

About the Role:

On a 12 week summer placement starting in the summer, you will learn on a real job with real responsibilities. You will work alongside Unilever managers to set goals and measure your performance against Unilever competencies.

We have summer placement opportunities in several functions across the business:

  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Customer Management
  • Financial Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Research & Development
  • Technology Management


During your programme, your line manager will formally appraise your performance and provide feedback and coaching to build on your key strengths and development areas. You will receive a buddy and functional contacts who will be you support throughout the whole programme.

If you pass the placement you will be fast-tracked to the Discovery Centre Day of our Future Leaders Programme.

Requirements:

All disciplines count, except for placements in R&D, where we require a strong technical qualification in a Chemical, Biological, Physical or Food-related Science, Chemical/Materials or a related discipline. You must be in the penultimate year of your degree to apply.

How to Apply:

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

PROPERTY FINANCE GRADUATE PROGRAMME 2019 at Close Brothers Group

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: November 18, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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

Close Brothers was established in 1878 and today the group employs over 2,500 staff principally in the UK, 1,700 of which are in the Banking division. Close Brothers Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 250. Close Brothers is a specialist financial services group which makes loans, trades securities and provides advice and investment management solutions to a wide range of clients.

About the Role:

We have a number of exciting entry level routes for Graduates at Close Brothers.
We strive to offer you experience in your particular area quickly and you will have the opportunity to study towards a qualification, either a professional diploma in banking or an accreditation relevant to your chosen business area.

This role is a long term career opportunity. You will start with rotations in each of the different business functions to get an understanding of the loan cycle, with a view to progressing to a front office role.

Initially training will be in-house as there is no better way to learn than following a loan from the first customer meeting through the due diligence process, the building work and then sale and repayment. There will also be opportunities to take external courses as progress is made and you will be financially supported to achieve relevant Banking qualifications. We would be particularly interested in graduates from banking, business, finance or surveying degree backgrounds.

Requirements:

Academically we are looking for applicants with at least a 2:1 degree. We are open to degrees in all disciplines. We look for passionate people, with curiosity and an eagerness to learn. We are keen to hear from people who are commercially aware, and that have a genuine interest in working in the financial industry.

We’d also like to see evidence of personal drive and ambition; people who have the resilience to excel within a challenging and fast paced environment will enjoy working at Close Brothers.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '2E4EY'

Placement (Marketing) at ASOS

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: November 18, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: Retail, sales and purchasing

We’re a global online fashion retailer and, with over 85,000 product lines across womenswear, menswear, footwear, accessories, jewellery and beauty, we’re setting the pace in a worldwide fashion revolution.

About the Role:

As an established programme, we offer accredited placements across the business for students that are required to participate in a placement scheme as part of their undergraduate degree. These placements start in late June for a duration of 12 months.

In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package – every intern on the programme is assigned a mentor, offering support and guidance throughout their time at ASOS.

Our interns receive regular bite sized training sessions focusing on personal and professional development as well as the opportunity to learn more about other departments and how we all fit together. We will even supply you with a selection of doughnuts and croissants for these breakfast sessions!

How to Apply:

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