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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.

Finance Summer Internship Programme at Zurich

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: April 30, 2020

Type: Internship

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About the company

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

"Zurich Insurance Group is one of the world’s largest insurance groups, and one of the few to operate on a truly global basis. Our mission is to help our customers understand and protect themselves from risk. With about 55,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries, we aspire to become the best global insurer as measured by our shareholders, customers and employees. With a supportive and approachable culture, we encourage global collaboration and welcome people from all backgrounds. Our people benefit from rewarding career opportunities, continuous learning and industry-leading development.

About the role

As a Finance intern you’ll gain knowledge and experience in a real-life business environment with tasks involving financial reporting, management accounting, business partnering, expense analysis and treasury management. You could be placed in Accounting and Reporting, Business Analytics or Business Partnering and whichever team you join you’ll be involved in meaningful project work for a range of stakeholders.

And to ensure you have the best start, a dedicated buddy will be on-hand to support you throughout your summer with us. Our Finance internships are a 10-week programme; likely start will be mid-late June.

Requirements

  • To be in your penultimate year of undergraduate study and predicted minimum 2:1 degree (or the equivalent)
  • At least 112 UCAS points – BBC grades (or equivalent) from 3 A-level subjects excluding General Studies
  • A-C grade in Maths and English GCSE
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills

How to apply

Click here to apply for this role (reference ID Q8G7N)

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'

2020 Graduate Programme - Accounting & Finance 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:

As an Accounting & Finance Graduate with Kerry you will work with key players in the business from the outset to help meet corporate, business unit and department objectives and goals. Within months of your start you’ll be participating in planning and forecasting meetings, conducting investment analysis, preparing management accounts and maintaining budgetary controls.

As an integral part of our business, you will gradually take on more extensive responsibilities and become involved in matters of strategic importance.

Responsibilities will vary depending on the Finance team that you are assigned to, but may include:

  • Forecasting, Budgeting and Month Reporting responsibility for business along with communication to the business team;
  • Understand market trends, dynamics, price/volume trends and outlooks to recommend actions that lead to profitable growth;
  • Develop tools and reporting methods for variance reporting that identify and analyze key variables which affect the financial performance of the business;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of process improvement initiatives to drive control, alignment and efficiencies;
  • Support for business leadership through performance management. Understands business trends and monitors financial performance against benchmarks and key performance indicators.
  • Develop, prepare and present, mid-year and annual budget projections.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2:1 degree in Accounting, Finance or Business related discipline
  • Fluency in a second European language is an advantage
  • Knowledge of SAP is desirable, however training will be provided
  • Exceptional problem solving skills
  • Proven record of delivering on projects and achievement of results
  • Motivated self-starter with the determination and drive to succeed
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • 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 'X493Q'

2020 Graduate Programme - Marketing at Kerry Group

Where: UK Nationwide, 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:

As a Marketing Graduate, you will learn to identify the areas of potential growth for the business, the strategies we will implement in these areas to ensure the delivery of growth and how to successfully deploy the delivery plans.

You will gain exposure to aspects of marketing, from Strategic Planning, Market Insight, to customer engagement strategies, trade shows and Marketing Communications. Our marketing teams focus on partnering with our Research & Development teams to understand how we are best placed to deliver growth for Kerry based on our technology portfolio. Marketing also works closely with our market based sales teams to deliver insight and market intelligence to our business while also tailoring our approach at a country level through activation plans and content development.

Your role will certainly be varied and will allow you the opportunity to manage your own projects from a very early stage. We will provide you with the skills you need to determine your own development and career path.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2:1 degree in Marketing, Business, PR or similar
  • Fluency in a second European language such as French, Spanish, Dutch, German, Danish, Swedish or Norwegian 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 'O9J6G'

2020 Graduate Programme - Procurement at Kerry Group

Where: Ireland, Mainland Europe

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:

The Procurement Team has the responsibility for managing and overseeing all third party spend for both direct and indirect materials and services for Kerry. They are experts in their respective categories of packaging, meats, dairy, ingredients and indirect materials and services such as energy, engineering and facilities management.

Your role as a Procurement Graduate will involve working with category buyers in all aspects of the sourcing process, working closely with Kerry’s manufacturing sites and supply partners.

Core responsibilities:

  1. Category/Market Analysis: Provide category and market insight by analysing both category and market data which will lead to development of sourcing and supply plans.
  2. Cross Functional Relationships: Monitoring usage/demand by coordinating with site supply chains. Working with R&D to introduce new materials and to identify potential new sources.
  3. Strategic Sourcing: Closely working with category buyers to source the highest quality materials and services at the best price using a range of tools including tendering.
  4. Cost Saving Pipeline: Jointly working with category buyers to develop and execute a cost savings pipeline.
  5. Supplier Management: Working with the category buyers to negotiate contracts and manage supplier performance to ensure quality and service requirements are met.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2:1 degree preferably in Mechanical or Food Engineering
  • Fluency in a second European language, preferably German, French or Spanish
  • 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 '7V2XB'

2020 Graduate Programme - Operations 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:

This role has responsibility to co-ordinate and drive the delivery of operational targets, initiatives and improvements at one of our manufacturing facilities.

You will be required to support department managers in delivering factory performance improvements through the facilitation of Site teams using lean tools and techniques.

Initially with a very hands on approach to developing capability and leadership skills, you will develop into a People Manager with potential Shift Management responsibility. You will have specific project tasks related to driving the introduction of aspects of strategic change as the business continues to grow.

Your direct Line Manager will be the Production Manager, but you may also receive instruction from the Operations Manager or other Managers as appropriate.

You will have real opportunity to engage right across the business and make a difference early in your career. You will be supported and work alongside one of the most experienced food manufacturing teams in the world.

Core Responsibilities

Key responsibilities of the role are summarised below and are subject to change according to business needs:

  • Support the Site Strategic Agenda and the successful implementation and maintenance of the Kerry Manufacturing Standard (Site Audit Standard).
  • Identify, manage, and execute initiatives to deliver significant improvements in the areas of:
    • Safety
    • Quality
    • Delivery / Service
    • Operating efficiency (Labur, Process Lines & Cost Optimisation)
    • Peple Management
    • Materials cntrol and efficiency
  • Facilitate and support management teams (and other teams) involved in major transformational projects (e.g. re-engineering the major Site business processes).
  • Ensure all direct reports are fully trained and equipped with the necessary skills to operate in an environment that promotes safety and well-being.
  • Support the Site Lean Programme to ensure the effective training and deployment of the principles, projects, tools and techniques (as appropriate) and KPIs etc.
  • Maintain awareness of best practice and modern improvement techniques.
  • Ensure familiarity is achieved with Kerry’s preferred method of problem solving (root cause, 8 step etc.)

Requirements:

  • Ideally a graduate or equivalent. (Ideally Food Science, Manufacturing, Engineering).
  • Ideally familiar with lean / CI principles and with some awareness of best practice.
  • Can demonstrate clear experience of successful leadership in their academic and non-academic development.
  • Fluency in a second European language is desirable such as French, Polish, Italian
  • Demonstrates a passion for Food.
  • 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 'JYWLL'

2020 Graduate Programme - Sales 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:

The Sales function aims to profitably grow the Kerry organisation through Commercial Excellence by achieving:

  • Sales growth ahead of market growth rates
  • Excellent customer satisfaction
  • The delivery of innovation and creative solutions
  • Market Intelligence

As a Sales Graduate you will learn account management skills and work to deliver on business sales targets. You will initially work to understand Kerry’s customer offering and how this relates to our customers, in order to do this you will spend time with our Research & Development teams to understand the Kerry technologies. You will work very closely with our Marketing teams to gain an in-depth knowledge of consumer preferences and customer requirements. A key part of the role will be project managing the delivery of solutions to meet our customer’s needs. This provides an unparalleled opportunity to develop quickly across all aspects of account management.

After an initial training period in our Global Centre in Ireland, you will transfer to one of our European markets to build your Sales experience working with customers directly in your assigned market.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2:1 degree in, Business, Marketing PR or similar
  • Fluency in a second European language, preferably French or Italian.
  • 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 'DMLE9'

Business Placements in Thailand and Australia

Where: Thailand, Australia

Deadline: April 30, 2020

Type: Placement Year

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About the company:

Placement Year International

Main business: : Leisure, sport and tourism

We arrange paid placements in 5 Star hotels in China, Thailand and UK.

About the role:

We carefully match your preferences, previous experience and degree requirements with the most suitable placement / internship hotel. This personal approach ensures you receive the experience and training you want and the hotel receives someone with the skills they need.

Business placements can include roles in:

Business development
Human resource management
Sales and Marketing
Information Technology
Graphic/web design
Communications and Social media management
Finance and accounting
Real Estate management
Event management
Public Relations
Engineering
Tourism
Administration

Requirements:

Our Business placements are available to students and recent graduates with a Business-related degree. This may be Business Administration & Management, Marketing, Human Resources Management or International Business.

If you don't have a related degree but have at least 6 months’ practical work experience in one or more of these business areas, and want to gain some related experience overseas then you might still be eligible so send us your CV to check.

How to apply:

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