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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 Forensic Accountant at MDD Forensic Accountants

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: August 22, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

World class professionals in the field of forensic investigative accountancy. More than 40 offices across 5 continents. They specialise in an array of areas including insurance, entertainment, events, property damage, energy and manufacturing. Additionally the company I am working with specialise in economic damage quantification, which means calculating the financial impact when things go wrong.

About the Role:

Graduate Forensic Accountancy Role
Central London based
You will be assisting with modelling the performance of a business in a "what if" scenario; calculating financial losses sustained.
You will look into business valuations and fraud investigations
Varied and dynamic role
Involving data analysis and financial modelling
Opportunity to gain a professional qualification

Requirements:

  • Corporate work experience - Placement or internship in relevant sector
  • 2:1 or above (or equivalent)
  • An interest in forensic accountancy
  • Desire to work in a specialist area
  • 360 UCAS points (old version)
  • Excel skills (Vlookups and Pivot Tables)
  • Logical, good attention to detail, analytical problem solvers
  • Multiple languages could be beneficial

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'O99LX'

Graduate Researcher at Revealing Reality - ESRO

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: August 24, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Research and analysis

Based in Clapham Common, South London (zone 2), Revealing Reality is an award winning, creative thinking, qualitative research agency. Entrepreneurially spirited, we work with an array of industry leading clients including Google, BBC, Sainsbury’s, Ebay, Ofcom and Macmillan Cancer Support. Our aim is to deliver rich, robust and impactful behavioural insights for all our clients across the public, private, and third-sector.

About the Role:

Joining our graduate internship programme, you will be active in supporting a growing team and learning the ropes of agency research. You will be involved in helping with both everyday tasks as well as immersing yourself in complex challenges. This opportunity suits a confident, inquisitive person, genuinely interested in people and naturally analytically minded and detail orientated. A social sciences background is an advantage but not essential.

There is much to learn and we are fully committed to our graduate programme, providing the tools and resources for you to succeed. However, you should also be prepared to be proactive and seek support where needed. Do not be afraid to ask for help, as engaging and learning from fellow colleagues throughout all levels of the business is a culture that we encourage and will provide you with the keys to succeed. You are someone who will have your eye on ‘tomorrow’ knowing that you have the initiative and ambition to seize opportunities that this business can offer you in the, not so distant, future.

The successful applicant(s) will have the opportunity to support our project teams to deliver a series of challenging projects across a wide range of subjects, getting to experience first-hand the demands and rewards of agency life.

Requirements:

  • Those that are curious and want to learn, are hungry for opportunity and will question why they are doing things in a certain way
  • Naturally want to find solutions to problems and have a roll-up your sleeves attitude
  • Our business is full of bright, motivated and ambitious people but there is no place here for arrogance. The people that thrive are ones that take ownership of their own development, learn by trying and often by making mistakes
  • Are looking for a career not just a job, relish being challenged and encouraged to think innovatively
  • Get their drive and energy from operating at a fast pace and thrive on solving problems in an evolving environment.
  • Act with confidence and integrity – we promote a high-performance culture, but where the ability to instill trust is mandatory
  • Have a desire to add value to the business; showing initiative to develop professional skills and be rewarded for their efforts
  • Demonstrate outstanding interpersonal skills, an ability to effectively communicate with excellent written and verbal skills and collaborate with a wide range of both colleagues and clients
  • Enjoy working independently, but strongly value team work – we have a strong team culture here and the people who exhibit adaptability and flexibility within their job responsibilities and who are determined to drive change, tend to thrive the most
  • Appreciate that being computer literate is a necessity and develop an excellent knowledge of smartphones, MS Office, inc Word, Excel and PowerPoint

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'Q88G3'

HR Assistant at Opera North

Where: England - West Yorkshire

Deadline: August 25, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Opera North is England’s national opera company in the North and a leading European arts organisation. Acclaimed for its imaginative programming and innovative productions on the main stage, Opera North programmes its own venue with an enormous diversity of activity. Committed to producing high-quality work that informs, excites and entertains, they are looking for an experienced and well-motivated individual to fill the role of HR Assistant.

About the Role:

The HR Assistant will provide effective and efficient administration and advice across all areas of HR activity. The ideal candidate will have experience in professional administration, employee relations casework, drafting staff communications, and updating policies. The successful candidate will fully engage with all HR-related issues across the department and will work directly with the HR Manager. You will be producing diversity-related recruitment metrics, drafting and issuing all necessary new starter paperwork and engaging with diversity and equality initiatives. This is a wonderful role, not to be missed.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintaining full ownership of the recruitment inbox and answering any recruitment-related queries
  • Producing diversity-related recruitment metrics as requested by the HR Manager
  • Drafting and issuing all necessary new starter paperwork (including contracts of employment) and carrying out right to work checks and reference checks
  • Liaising with recruiting managers to arrange IT access for new starters in advance of their start dates
  • Co-ordinating new starters, contract changes and leavers
  • Collating and submitting workforce data for the Arts Council England Annual NPO survey every spring, and liaising with departments gathering the data throughout the survey year
  • Keeping all relevant HR spreadsheets and databases updated, ensuring they are accurate at all times and maintained in accordance with GPPR, and that scanning, filing, and archiving are done on a regular basis
  • Tracking and collating all pay-related changes on a monthly basis and liaising with the Finance Assistant in line with submission deadlines
  • Contributing to the administration of diversity initiatives such as the Parents in the Performing Arts Best Practice Charter
  • Carrying out administration for any learning and development activities as needed, including scheduling, logistics, liaising with training providers, raising any purchase orders and tracking training costs and staff attendance and evaluation for our records.
  • Carrying out all relevant benefits administration in liaison with the Finance Assistant and providing general advice to staff on company benefits

Requirements:

Essential

  • Professional administrative experience
  • Experience and knowledge of drafting staff communications and updating policies
  • Experience of employee relations casework
  • Strong administrative Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent standard of written and verbal English
  • Minute-taking
  • Ability to review working practices and suggest improvements
  • Ability to benchmark and research
  • Ability to be proactive and re-prioritise work activity to meet departmental and company needs
  • Problem-solving and attention to detail
  • Commitment to confidentiality, CPD, and equality, diversity and inclusion

Desirable

  • CIPD qualification
  • Knowledgeable about employment law, GDPR and HR practice
  • Knowledgeable about Office 365, including Visio
  • Experience in an arts or charity organisation

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree-level education or equivalent professional experience

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'O966G'

Digital Marketing Executive at Westminster Forum Projects

Where: England - South East

Deadline: August 26, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Marketing, advertising and PR

Policy Forum for Northern Ireland is a division of Westminster Forum Projects, a market leader in organising impartial, senior-level seminars on public policy. Our work enjoys considerable support from legislators, government, industry, the third sector, and amongst interest groups. Based in our lively, friendly head office in Bracknell, Berkshire, with convenient rail and road links, and occasional work in Westminster and other conference locations.

An expanding organisation with plenty of opportunities for career progression for the right candidates. People who work here are encouraged to develop, take on added responsibilities and move up in the organisation.

About the Role:

We are currently looking for a Digital Marketing Executive who will work on promoting our events through online and social media channels.

The primary focus of the role is to assist in developing business opportunities from existing clients, new prospects and agreed targets.

Responsibilities

  • Social Media Marketing - delivering campaigns through LinkedIn, Twitter and other online platforms. Using both paid for and free of charge avenues.
  • Successfully managing on-going, day-to-day tasks such as social media and website updates alongside other ongoing projects.
  • Research and write content to boost SEO rankings.
  • Monitor activity on our website and any campaigns via various tracking platforms including Google Analytics.
  • Measure success of projects via trackable links, levels of engagement, number of event attendees, budget spend and other KPIs.
  • Assist in submissions to directories or association websites and tracking responses and success rate.

Requirements:

  • Experience of delivering social media campaigns through LinkedIn and Twitter, ideally with paid for advertising experience.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite software including Photoshop.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and able to work effectively under pressure.
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to details.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3L68D'

Business Development & Communications at Lufthansa Technik

Where: Hong Kong

Deadline: August 27, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Engineering and manufacturing

Established in September 2016, Lufthansa Technik Component Services Asia Pacific (LTAP) is a subsidiary to Lufthansa Technik (LHT), part of the Lufthansa Group, and the world’s leading independent provider for aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO). LTAP is the regional headquarters for the component business in Asia Pacific and, as such, directly interacts with most airlines in the region. As part of the regionalization and development strategy of LHT we are significantly growing our local team.

About the Role:

  • Be part of the global development and expansion of company in APAC
  • Assist the development and planning of a communications concept for APAC to support regional growth
  • Research the marketing channels and activities used by competitors
  • Curate content for the different platforms in English (and potentially Chinese)
  • Overall support on internal and external communications and increasing brand awareness
  • Work in a fun and multicultural environment

Requirements:

  • Must be highly proficient in spoken and written English (Mandarin and Cantonese Chinese is a plus)
  • Ideally have strong knowledge and experience in PR, digital marketing and social media analytics
  • Ideally have a good understanding of the different marketing channels, especially the different social media platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn and WeChat)
  • Have an overall interest in this field
  • Is creative, analytical and self-motivating
  • Is available for at least 6 months

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'JV94X'

Business Development & Communications at Lufthansa Technik

Where: Hong Kong

Deadline: August 27, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: : Engineering and manufacturing

Established in September 2016, Lufthansa Technik Component Services Asia Pacific (LTAP) is a subsidiary to Lufthansa Technik (LHT), part of the Lufthansa Group, and the world’s leading independent provider for aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO). LTAP is the regional headquarters for the component business in Asia Pacific and, as such, directly interacts with most airlines in the region. As part of the regionalization and development strategy of LHT we are significantly growing our local team.

About the Role:

  • Be part of the global development and expansion of company in APAC
  • Assist the development and planning of a communications concept for APAC to support regional growth
  • Research the marketing channels and activities used by competitors
  • Curate content for the different platforms in English (and potentially Chinese)
  • Overall support on internal and external communications and increasing brand awareness
  • Work in a fun and multicultural environment

Requirements:

  • Must be highly proficient in spoken and written English (Mandarin and Cantonese Chinese is a plus)
  • Ideally have strong knowledge and experience in PR, digital marketing and social media analytics
  • Ideally have a good understanding of the different marketing channels, especially the different social media platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn and WeChat)
  • Have an overall interest in this field
  • Is creative, analytical and self-motivating
  • Is available for at least 6 months

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'JV94X'

Sales & Business Development at Badger Maps

Where: Spain, United States

Deadline: August 27, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: : IT

Badger Maps creates mapping software to make service and outside sales people more efficient in the field. We take the hassle out of these jobs, making it easy to optimize driving routes, create visit history with customers, and visualize and filter customers on a map by any attribute. We have a ton of incredibly enthusiastic customers who really love our software.

About the Role:

This internship has a curriculum with three sections that are designed to train the student in the building blocks of Sales and Business Development, each block rotation lasting one month. It’s important to note that candidates do not need to have prior experience with these skill sets, as we will provide exposure and training in each skill set. The blocks include:

1) Business Development - Learn to use Linkedin to generate new leads and building email lists for outbound sales campaign and working with team in India that supports the sales team. Building customer materials such as presentations and customer success stories.

2) Learn to build and execute a targeted outbound sales campaign. Communicate with prospects via email or phone, learning to overcome objections, communicate value, and sell the prospect on a sales meeting and the product.

3) Customer Success - answer customer tickets, respond to customer and prospect questions. Help make our customers successful and have a great experience with the product so that they purchase, keep purchasing, and tell their friends.

Requirements:

The candidate must possess strong written and verbal communications skills in English and in French, Italian, German or Spanish.

The candidate will also possess an entrepreneurial spirit and will display resourcefulness and tenacity. Because this is a unique internship in that it covers a lot, candidates must be able to pick up complex, new skills quickly. This is best for someone interested in a career in sales or business development in the technology industry.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '2E2M2'

Actuarial Graduate at Aviva

Where: England - South West

Deadline: August 27, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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

We’re the only large-scale, multi-line insurer in the UK. We have a big overseas presence too. Most of all though, we’re a group of people who are passionate about helping people through life’s twists and turns. People who are empowered to be themselves. To find new ways to do more for our customers. And to help us redefine our industry.

We help our 33 million customers to plan for the good times and to be ready if things go wrong. We do that by offering a wide range of products and services, from insurance and pensions to investments and asset management. In terms of our culture, we don’t take ourselves too seriously. But we take our responsibilities to our customers, communities, people and the environment very seriously.

About the Role:

Are you a strategic thinker that loves to tackle problems? Do you have a passion for maths? Do you want to work for the UK largest insurer, and help protect our customers?

If so, why not follow in the footsteps of our previous Actuarial Graduate Scheme Trainees and your hard work could see you develop into a well-rounded Actuary and be well on your way to becoming one of Aviva's “Leaders of the Future”!

So, what do actuaries do at Aviva?

Insurance is a risky business - which is why actuaries are so significant. They help us manage our risks. They focus on the future – on what could happen. They are problem solvers and strategic thinkers. They share a love of maths and use all these outstanding qualities to help people and organisations to protect themselves from the unexpected. At Aviva, actuaries are highly visible figures who drive our business and are at the heart of our strategy and values. Our UK Life Insurance CEO, Angela Darlington, is one of a number of highly experienced and respected Actuaries who hold executive positions within our organisation.

Requirements:

Although you don't need a degree in Actuarial Science, you will be someone who loves a bit of problem solving and who has a commercial approach, so:

  • You will have studied a STEM or numerical discipline at degree level;
  • Be on target to obtain a 2:1 and;
  • Hold 120 UCAS points from three A-levels (not including General Studies), with at least a grade B in Maths.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'EM9YK'