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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 Recruitment Consultant – International, Offshore & UK Markets at Reach International

Where: England - North West

Deadline: October 19, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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

Reach International is a market leading, professional recruitment group specialising in the placement of accountancy, finance, financial services and banking candidates into offshore, international and UK locations.

About the Role:

We are seeking graduates to join our successful International, Offshore and UK teams as Trainee Recruitment Consultants. The role of a recruitment consultant is fast paced and pressurised – involving sales, account management, business development, candidate generation and the management of the recruitment lifecycle on behalf of both our clients and candidates. No two days are ever the same and you will be constantly challenged in your ability to beat set targets, bring on new business and generate revenue. Please note that Recruitment is not HR, it is 100% sales focused.

Requirements:

The ideal graduate will be motivated by exceeding targets and being pushed outside their comfort zone, with the ability to demonstrate the competencies required for a career in sales. A keen interest in international travel and overseas destinations and/or languages would be an advantage, as would some previous business to business telephone sales experience but these are not essential.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'NN6N9'

Graduate Recruitment Consultant with Languages – International, Offshore & UK Markets at Reach International

Where: England - North West

Deadline: October 19, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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

Reach International is a market leading, professional recruitment group specialising in the placement of accountancy, finance, financial services and banking candidates into offshore, international and UK locations.

About the Role:

We are seeking language graduates to join our successful International, Offshore and UK teams as Trainee Recruitment Consultants. The role of a recruitment consultant is fast paced and pressurised – involving sales, account management, business development, candidate generation and the management of the recruitment lifecycle on behalf of both our clients and candidates. No two days are ever the same and you will be constantly challenged in your ability to beat set targets, bring on new business and generate revenue. Please note that Recruitment is not HR, it is 100% sales focused.

Requirements:

The ideal graduate will be motivated by exceeding targets and being pushed outside their comfort zone, with the ability to demonstrate the competencies required for a career in sales. A keen interest in international travel and overseas destinations and/or languages would be an advantage, as would some previous business to business telephone sales experience but these are not essential.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '7GBGM'

Finance Officer at Avalon

Where: England - South Yorkshire

Deadline: October 19, 2018

Type: Part-time

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About the Company:

Avalon is a student led initiative from The University of Sheffield. Through participation in the competition in the two previous years, the last of which was held in Seattle, Washington, USA, Avalon has become the first ever team from England to qualify to the final stage, and has done so two years in a row!

Join Avalon to have an opportunity to finance an Underwater Robot to represent the UK in an international competition in the USA!

The MATE ROV Competition is an annual underwater robotics competition, held in various locations including the USA and Canada.The aim of the competition is to build a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) capable of performing underwater missions based on specific real life problems. Each year there is a different theme associated with the location of the competition. To learn more about MATE ROV, visit: https://www.marinetech.org/rov-competition-2/

About the Role:

We are looking for a Finance Officer to:

  • Identify and pursue various opportunities for funding within the university and externally through writing proposals, networking, giving presentations and other activities.
  • Secure funding and follow up with sponsors to ensure we get the money on time and that any promises made to the sponsor are fulfilled on time.
  • Manage purchasing.

How to Apply:

If you're interested please fill out this Application Form by the 19th of October.

If you have questions, please email us at avalonrov@sheffield.ac.uk or find us on Facebook; search AvalonROV.

Graduate Research Executive at ABA Market Research

Where: England - Multiple

Deadline: October 19, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About ABA Research:

ABA Research works with some of the biggest retail brands including M&S, Asda, John Lewis, River Island and Arcadia, helping to shape the way the nation shops. We are looking for bright graduates from any discipline to help drive our next phase of growth as a Graduate Research Executive. No experience is necessary.

Kick start your career in Market Research with ABA

  • Delivering insight for famous UK brands, using a variety of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies
  • Developing your skills, through a mixture of ‘on the job’ and formal training, to become a skilful Research Executive helping deliver ‘research that works’
  • Opportunities to craft your skills at every stage of the project cycle including;
  • Project set-up – developing questionnaires and discussion guides
  • Brainstorming ideas and findings to identify key themes
  • Analysis of quantitative and qualitative data
  • Charting key findings and presenting these to clients
  • Opportunities for involvement in exciting new methods – Vox Pops, WhatsApp Communities, biometrics as well as text analytics and data visualisation tools
  • Travelling the UK to speak to the nations’ shoppers
  • Widening your commercial retail knowledge – developing an understanding of consumer behaviour

Requirements:

We’re looking for exceptional people with raw ability to develop

  • Desire to learn quickly and solve problems in fast-changing situations
  • Logical and rigorous thinking with strong analytical skills and the ability to write authoritatively
  • Can absorb large amounts of information and pick out the key stories
  • Ability to work in a thorough, precise manner and display excellent attention to detail
  • Capacity to execute multiple tasks – prioritising effectively
  • Problem solving skills to find pragmatic solutions to fast-changing situations

Specifics we look for in our graduates

  • 2:1 or above from any degree background
  • Strong A-Level grades - ideally including a maths or science subject
  • A keen interest in retail brands and curiosity about why people shop the way they do
  • A ‘can do’ attitude with a track record of producing great outcomes to be proud of

How to apply

Applying for our role

If you would like any further queries or to apply, please forward your CV to Karis Clayphon at recruitment@abaresearch.co.uk

For more information about ABA and our opportunities please navigate to www.abaresearch.co.uk

Account Manager Internship at UMAI

Where: Asia

Deadline: October 19, 2018

Type: Graduate

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UMAI is a software provider that helps restaurants to save time and increase revenues by automating manual tasks, minimize last-minute cancellations, upsell customers more effectively and provide more personalized service. The team has extensive experience in building internet companies and has been part of building some of the largest e-commerce ventures in the Asia Pacific Region. Founded by the former MD of Foodpanda.sg, the largest food delivery service in Singapore, and the founder of Lion & Lion, one of the largest digital marketing agencies in Malaysia. This is not a formal corporate role. We are looking for someone who has a “hustle” attitude, who is results driven, who is comfortable with ambiguity, which is a self-starter and has a sense of humour. Your tasks will include:

  • Out in the field helping customers in training their staff in using our products
  • Manage key accounts
  • Stay abreast of new openings, and attend important industry events
  • Develop targets and strategies with the CEO
  • Take part in expanding the business in current markets, as well as develop it in new markets alongside a highly entrepreneurial and international team.

Requirements

  • You’re goal oriented, and have superb organization skills
  • You have a strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • You have an entrepreneurial way of thinking and interest or experience in project management or entrepreneurship

How to apply?

Log in to your Careers Connect account and search Reference ID "EA6YL" for more information.

Finance and Accounting Internship at UMAI

Where: Malaysia

Deadline: October 19, 2018

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

UMAI is a restaurant reservations app taking over the Asia Pacific region, one country at a time, and we are always in search of top people to join the organization. The team has extensive experience in building internet companies and has been part of growing some of the largest e-commerce ventures in the Asia Pacific region. In each city, UMAI strives to be one of digital media’s leading tastemakers. Through the app, we give our users access to the best restaurant experiences their city has to offer. From the hottest new openings to Michelin-starred classics and neighborhood gems, we help our users decide which restaurant to eat at.

About the Role:

The team has extensive experience in building internet companies and has been part of building some of the largest e-commerce ventures in the Asia Pacific Region. Founded by the former MD of Foodpanda.sg, the largest food delivery service in Singapore, and the founder of Lion & Lion, one of the largest digital marketing agencies in Malaysia.

This is not a formal corporate role. We are looking for someone who has a “hustle” attitude, who is results driven, who is comfortable with ambiguity, which is a self-starter and has a sense of humour.

Your tasks:

  • Prepare, examine, assess accuracy, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports
  • Develop strategies to strengthen relationships with potential investors, leading to more funding opportunities
  • Create marketing and sales materials to increase investor interest
  • Develop and maintain contact lists of potential investors

Requirements:

  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Enthusiasm and commitment
  • A keen interest in the start-up world
  • A team player, responsible, independent, and detail-oriented
  • Pro-active and frequently contribute new creative initiatives and ideas
  • Comfortable in an international work environment

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '7ZW93'

Full-Time Analyst Program at Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Where: Multiple

Deadline: October 20, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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

Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses, large corporations and governments with a full range of financial and risk management products and services.

About the Role:

Our full time analyst and associate programmes are perfect for anyone ready to start work after graduating from University. The programmes’ content and structure varies by business but all offer formal, ongoing training and development opportunities, performance evaluations, mentoring support and networking opportunities to supplement your on the job learning and experiences.

We offer two levels of entry:

  • Analyst - Typically you will be studying towards a bachelor or master’s degree.
  • Associate – Suitable for those who have a MBA, or in some instances, a PhD or other equivalent advanced degree.

We’re committed to offering opportunities to the very best of graduate talent across a huge range of areas - Compliance, Corporate Audit, Corporate Treasury, Global Banking and Markets Wholesale Credit, Global Corporate & Investment Banking, Global Markets, Global Research, Global Transaction Services, Market Risk, Quantitative Management and Technology.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'YK9WV'

Mountbatten Program

Where: United States

Deadline: October 21, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Business, consulting and general management

The Mountbatten Program provides graduates with the opportunity to gain unrivalled experience at the world's top employers in New York City alongside postgraduate study. Participants of the New York Program spend one year living, studying and training in one of the world's most challenging corporate cultures, complementing their full time training placement with one of three courses: PGC, MA or MBA.

About the Role:

We have opportunities in New York for graduates and young professionals beginning in March 2019.

Our New York program provides you with an international business toolkit to succeed in an increasingly competitive labour market. It’s a golden opportunity to learn about American business practice and gain exposure to U.S. culture. You will develop your skills, experience, expand your professional network and have the opportunity to travel.

The program includes:

  • A full-time, paid, internship and work-based learning at a leading global company
  • A business-related graduate qualification: MBA, Masters, or Postgraduate Certificate (Professional Career Development Loans are available to support eligible students with their fees)
  • Accommodation and the opportunity to live in one of the world’s greatest cities

Companies that have welcomed Mountbatten trainees include:

Blackrock, HSBC, Credit Suisse, Thomson Reuters, British Airways, Citi, Dow Jones, Wall Street Journal, Institutional Investor, Liquidnet, Broadridge Financial Solutions and, among others.

Placements are available in:

  • Business Operations
  • Finance
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Legal Administration & Risk
  • Human Resources
  • Events
  • Project Management
  • IT
  • …and more!

Requirements:

Places on the program are highly competitive. The Mountbatten Institute is looking for candidates who can demonstrate they are ambitious, adaptable, culturally curious and ready for the challenge of a lifetime. Candidates must have:

  • 12 months’ worth of cumulative, office-based/administrative work experience (can be a combination of summer internships/part time work). If you are still within 1 year of graduation, less experience may be considered
  • A degree from a post-secondary academic institution outside the United States and with a classification of 2:2 or above (UK System) or local equivalent
  • Fluent in English (see website for language requirements)

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'QOZ83'