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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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Asset Management Internship at HSBC

Where: Worldwide

Deadline: October 26, 2017

Type: Internship

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Summary:

We are responsible for the investment of funds and the design of investment products across the HSBC Group, serving the bank’s customer base of retail and private clients, intermediaries, corporates and institutions. We also manage investments in segregated accounts and pooled funds. Our internship programme helps you develop in asset management.

Details:

We are responsible for the investment of funds and the design of investment products across the HSBC Group, serving the bank’s customer base of retail and private clients, intermediaries, corporates and institutions. We also manage investments in segregated accounts and pooled funds. Our internship programme helps you develop in asset management.

An internship in Global Asset Management will help you understand how HSBC connects individual retail customers, major multinational corporate clients, sovereign wealth funds and financial institution clients with investment opportunities around the world.

You will complete a placement in one of the following areas: investments, business development and sales or product; which will allow you to focus on developing your knowledge of Global Asset Management’s investment capabilities and customer groups. You will have the opportunity to contribute and deliver in our fast-paced environment, which will help you build analytical and communication skills, demonstrate your initiative and experience our collaborative team spirit.

We offer personalised training and development to support your career and ensure you reach your potential. You will drive your own development, supported by our structured training and opportunities to build your knowledge. You’ll have regular access to business leaders for coaching and advice and also be assigned a mentor and buddy, who can offer guidance and support throughout your careers. You will need to be forward-thinking, driven and perceptive; open to different ideas and cultures, and enjoy being part of a team.

We believe that having a diverse and inclusive culture is key to our business success. Our ambition to build a better bank for both our clients and employees drives us to new ways of working that helps foster an open culture better suited to a changing society. We encourage everyone at HSBC to thrive irrespective of their background.

We offer internship opportunity in Global Asset Management for students in the penultimate year of their university degree.

Each provides an ideal introduction to the fast-paced world of Global Asset Management, helping you decide how to develop your career. Perform well and you may be considered for a global graduate programme in Global Asset Management after university.

How to Apply:

Please submit online application via http://www.hsbc.com/careers/students-and-graduates

Global Asset Management Global Graduate Programme at HSBC

Where: Worldwide

Deadline: October 26, 2017

Type: Graduate

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Summary:

Our Global Asset Management Graduate Programme will provide you the in-depth experience, knowledge and skills to understand how HSBC connects individual retail customers, major multinational corporate clients, sovereign wealth funds and financial institution clients with investment opportunities around the world

Details:

Our Global Asset Management Graduate Programme will provide you the in-depth experience, knowledge and skills to understand how HSBC connects individual retail customers, major multinational corporate clients, sovereign wealth funds and financial institution clients with investment opportunities around the world.

Through four structured rotations, each lasting six months, and training, you’ll develop a well-rounded understanding and experience of our investment philosophy and governance, our approach to clients, and the way we design and deliver products, as well as taking a rotation in one of our control functions.

In investments you’ll be developing an understanding of the investment philosophy and process for different asset classes, as well as gaining an introduction to equity/fixed income analysis and to the investment research and dealing functions.

In business development and sales, you’ll be supporting key business development projects and understanding the sales processes to support distribution to different client groups and channels. In client strategy, you’ll develop an understanding of the asset management client segments and customer propositions, and support client strategy and propositions projects.

In product, you’ll identify market trends, develop an understanding of the product lifecycle and product development processes, and support distribution to different client groups and channels. A rotation in one of our control functions will reflect the importance we place on functional processes and standards for risk management and governance.

We offer personalised training and development to support your career and ensure you reach your potential. You will drive your own development, supported by our structured training and opportunities to build your knowledge. You’ll have regular access to business leaders for coaching and advice and also be assigned a mentor and buddy, who can offer guidance and support throughout your careers. You will need to be forward-thinking, driven and perceptive; open to different ideas and cultures, and enjoy being part of a team.

We believe that having a diverse and inclusive culture is key to our business success. Our ambition to build a better bank for both our clients and employees drives us to new ways of working that helps foster an open culture better suited to a changing society. We encourage everyone at HSBC to thrive irrespective of their background.

Join our 2 year global graduate programme in Global Asset Management and gain the experience to develop specialist expertise in your area.

Joining HSBC is more than just a job. Once you have completed our global graduate programme depending on the business area that you have worked in, you could progress your career to the next level in a senior role as a team leader, product or divisional head.

How to Apply:

Please submit online application via http://www.hsbc.com/careers/students-and-graduates

Operational and Performance Excellence Graduate Programme at Close Brothers Group

Where: Greater London

Deadline: October 26, 2017

Type: Graduate

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About the Opportunity:

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 an industry recognised qualification relevant to your chosen business area.

We are looking for a graduate to join our Bank Central Operational and Performance Excellence Department.

At Close Brothers, we constantly strive to anticipate the rapidly changing needs of our customers and to develop new services to meet those needs. Our goal is to provide superior returns to our stakeholders and we stress creativity and imagination in everything we do.

About the Team:

The Operational and Performance Excellence team is a small high performing consulting team offering frequent interaction with senior management, high responsibility and visibility across all business divisions.

Our team focuses in constantly evolving the bank’s operating strategy, continuously re-engineering customer and non-customer facing processes and ensure the appropriate performance measures are designed and available to drive best outcomes for our customers.

We also operate the Bank’s Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Centre of Excellence which aims at smart automation of business processes, enabling our colleagues work more efficiently than our competitors in the market and drive the smoothest experience for our customers. In return, our businesses continue to grow and new exciting opportunities created for our people as we acquire more customers and business. Our employees are also able to invest time in developing their skills for the future.

Your Opportunities:

This role is a long term career opportunity. You will start with rotations in each of the different business functions to gain an understanding of how the business operates and identify opportunities for improvements.

Both our Operational Excellence Lean Six Sigma training and Robotics Automation Practitioner training will be provided in-house. You will be responsible in applying the skills to solve a real life business challenge. All our trainings are industry recognised and there will also be opportunities to get externally certified as progress is made and you will be financially supported to achieve relevant qualifications.

Requirements:

Academically we are looking for applicants with at least a 2:1 degree. We are open to degrees in all disciplines but the following subjects are desirable: IT, Computer Science, Business, Finance, Economics, Engineering, Maths and Science.

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.

How to Apply:

Please apply via Close Brothers website: https://closebrothers.gtisolutions.co.uk/Account/Register?ReturnUrl=%2Foperational-and-performance-excellence-graduate-programme%2F25%2Fapply

Risk Graduate Programme at Close Brothers Group

Where: Greater London

Deadline: October 26, 2017

Type: Graduate

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About the Role:

The Risk function is responsible for assisting the business in delivering their strategic objectives within the defined risk appetite.

Risk is the second line of defence, it supports the risk management framework across the Group and assists in achieving the right balance between risk and reward.

Risk interacts at all levels across the Group providing independent check and challenge on all risk types, including credit, operational, funding and liquidity risks.

The candidate would be involved in all aspects of risk management, including:

  • Introduction to the overall risk framework
  • Key risks and their definitions
  • Risk appetite management
  • Key risk activities e.g. assurance work
  • Risk analysis
  • Regulatory requirements

Training would be provided on risk management as well as core skills (e.g. stakeholder management). The candidate would be encouraged and supported to take industry relevant exams (e.g. CFA or FRM).

The candidate would rotate across the Group and different teams (e.g. credit risk and operational risk) to gain a wide experience. This may involve working from both our Wimbledon and London offices.

Requirements:

We are looking for:

  • Strong analytical skills and an ability to identify pragmatic solutions
  • Resilience and flexibility to deal with new topics and a regularly changing workload
  • Good knowledge and practical use of Microsoft IT applications (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint)

How to Apply:

Please apply via Close Brothers website: https://closebrothers.gtisolutions.co.uk/Account/Register?ReturnUrl=%2Frisk-graduate-programme%2F23%2Fapply

Graduate Recruitment Consultant at Rullion

Where: North West England

Deadline: October 26, 2017

Type: Graduate

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ABOUT RULLION 

Established for over thirty years, we have the backing of a £500m turnover business and an enviable clientbase, but at a divisional level we have the entrepreneurial spirit and culture of a start up organisation. From our head office in Altrincham, we specialise in placing specialist candidates into niche IT roles, working with clients from ambitious start-ups to established household names. We are looking for dedicated individuals who can help us achieve our aims of year-on-year growth and international expansion.

Location:

Altrincham, near Manchester

Salary:

£19,000 - £30,000 OTE in your first year 

(£19,000 basic rising to £25,000 after c.6 months, plus uncapped commission) 

As part of the exciting growth plans for our Niche Talent division, we are looking for ambitious, confident individuals who are looking to embark on a career as an IT Recruitment Consultant. Perhaps you’ve recently graduated, or have some experience in a sales environment already, and are looking for a defined career path within a rapidly growing, dynamic business – if so, we have the ideal home for you!

WHAT WE OFFER YOU: 

- Structured training with our dedicated internal development academy, giving you all the tools and support you need to fast track your career in this profession and aim for promotion at least every six months 

- Genuine, clear routes for progression – from trainee to Consultant and beyond, we offer a transparent career path to develop your career in the long term and continual support - with realistic prospects to be on £30k plus car allowance within your first year 

- Defined journey for further development into senior and management roles – including sponsorship through accredited external training courses  

- Market-leading, uncapped bonus packages – up to 33% commission paid on a monthly basis 

- Fantastic incentives with the rest of the team, including all expenses paid VIP lunches, early Friday finishes, quarterly nights out, regular social events, annual international trips etc 

THE ROLE: 

Recruitment is fast-paced and sometimes challenging, but hugely rewarding for those who put the effort in and go the extra mile for their clients and candidates. As part of our highly successful team, you will have responsibility for developing your own specialist market within the IT sector, with tailored support from day one to establish yourself in your area of expertise, and reap the rewards of this lucrative career.  

Typical responsibilities will include: 

  • Developing relationships with businesses and candidates in your chosen vertical (over the phone and face to face) 
  • Generating new business and managing the recruitment process for roles within your sector 
  • Building your market knowledge through face to face meetings, events, networking and research 
  • Proactively working with specialist, high level candidates to identify relevant career opportunities

WHAT DO WE LOOK FOR?

You will ideally be graduate calibre, potentially with some experience already of working in a commercially focussed sales environment, although full training will be given. You should be ambitious, driven, and committed to proving yourself within a target driven role, and be a confident communicator. You will relish the idea of working autonomously, managing your own business and gaining the ability to work strategically in your chosen market.

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to Laura at laura.hewes@rullion.co.uk, or feel free to get in touch for further information.

Finance Graduate Programme at Close Brothers Group

Where: Greater London

Deadline: October 26, 2017

Type: Graduate

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About the Role:

Finance plays a key role in Close Brothers strategy by focusing on achieving sustainable growth, developing commercial insight and responding to the ever changing regulatory and economic environment.

The Finance department has approximately 80 employees and is based on a shared services model with Bank Financial Control (‘BFC’) and Financial Planning and Analysis teams (FP&A). BFC are based in Wimbledon and are responsible for core processes, including accounting policy, statutory and regulatory reporting, tax, accounts payable and finance systems. The FP&A teams are located with the local business and are responsible for supporting decision making through management reporting, deal pricing, forecasting, budgeting and planning.

Programme Details:

This is a three year placement scheme involving three challenging one year placements. These are designed to build the graduates expertise across the broad scope of the Finance department, from planning and forecasting, to management and statutory reporting. At the same time the graduate will be enrolled and supported in training towards an accounting qualification. The goal is to deliver a well-rounded, experienced and fully qualified finance professional at the end of three years ready to tackle their first management position.

Requirements:

An ideal graduate would have strong academic performance with an analytical degree. They must be proactive and driven, with strong numerical, analytical and team working skills. A willingness to continue studying and eagerness to learn are must have.

How to Apply:

Please apply via Close Brothers website: https://closebrothers.gtisolutions.co.uk/Account/Register?ReturnUrl=%2Ffinance-graduate-programme%2F22%2Fapply

Resourcer / Researcher at CRA Consulting

Where: England - South Yorkshire

Deadline: October 26, 2017

Type: Graduate

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Role Specification:

Resourcer / Researcher (x2)

Location: Sheffield City Centre
Salary: Basic £18,000 + Bonus

About CRA Consulting:

CRA Consulting are a leading Financial and Legal Recruitment company with a well-established client base in Yorkshire and North Derbyshire.
Due to an increase in workload we are now looking to hire two Resourcers to support our Legal and Financial teams.

This role is ideal for someone who is looking to take the first step into recruitment and for the right person, there will be an opportunity to move in to a Trainee Consultant role.

The role will involve:

  • Advertising vacancies via job boards & social media
  • Generating and calling candidates, either from advert applications or headhunting
  • Identifying market trends by speaking to candidates and sharing this knowledge with the team
  • Shortlisting suitable candidates to client job openings
  • Management & updating of the recruitment database
  • Referencing candidates
  • Liaising with clients if instructed by consultants

Requirements:

To be successful in this role you need to be naturally personable, process driven and self-motivated.

We are interested in speaking to candidates that matches following requirements:
- Strong communication skills
- Excellent phone manners
- Strong organisation skills
- Ideally have a strong academic background
- Previously worked in a target driven environment

If you are matching the requirements above and you consider yourself being resilient, organised and hardworking – Apply now!

How to Apply:

Please apply via https://www.craconsultants.com/jobs/6459855/resourcer-researcher.asp

Finance Graduate Scheme at Virgin Media

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: October 27, 2017

Type: Graduate

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About Virgin Media

Main business: IT

Our customers expect to be dazzled. Whether it’s TV, mobile, home phone or super-fast broadband services across the UK, at Virgin Media we’re 110% focused on making their lives easier, richer and a little bit more fun.

Virgin Media is a place where things happen, and we give our people the power to make them happen. Because it's not just about changing the game for our customers, our business, and the industry. It's about changing the game for our people too. We turn them on to new experiences and big opportunities, ignite what makes them great and empower them to make their time with us their own. Together, we turn it on.

About the Programme

On our scheme, you’ll develop into a highly skilled and well-rounded finance professional through in-depth, hands-on experience in different aspects of Finance. It all happens over three years, across three placements. And it starts with learning how to develop business relationships. Then you’ll take what you’ve learned and make it work in roles across our wide range of Finance areas such as Accounting Services, Commercial Finance, Treasury, Procurement, Strategy and Commercial Operations.

Making your way across the organisation, you’ll be working in various locations around the country depending on your placement. And for those who excel on the scheme, there may be opportunities to enjoy roles outside the UK. You’ll face a pretty steep learning curve, but that won’t phase you, because you share our sense of adventure. And you’ll have a mentor to point you in the right direction – whether that’s towards managing a finance team, or exploring a completely different area of the business.

How to Apply

Please apply via Virgin Media website: https://careers.virginmedia.com/early-careers/graduates-interns/graduate-schemes/finance/