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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.

Business Design Summer Intern at PA Consulting Group

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: December 20, 2019

Type: Internship

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About the company:

We are the consulting, technology and innovation firm that uses constant curiosity and ever-evolving expertise to make a lasting impact on the world. We are PA Consulting Group. Specialising in technology and innovation, management and IT consulting, our 2,500 employees operate globally across a wide range of sectors, delivering practical solutions that make the difference for our clients.

About the role:

We work with organisations facing disruptive threats or opportunities to define, design and implement better business models that deliver on strategic and operational goals. We work collaboratively with our clients and guide their choices about which customers to serve, what they value, and how that value will be delivered at an appropriate return. We combine business design expertise, digital capability and innovative thinking with a strong practical focus to deliver smart, innovative solutions for complex industry issues across sectors.

Over 10-12 weeks, you'll gain valuable insights into how we transform the way organisations do business. Working closely with senior members of the Business Design service team in London, you’ll provide business development support to the team through a range of activities based on prevailing need and priorities. The support activities are likely to include a combination of:

  • support on assignments with clients in the market,
  • support to proposal teams as specific bids are developed in response to client requirements,
  • support to proposition and collateral development teams to ensure that our best materials are readily available to consulting staff,
  • support to sales and pipeline management activities, including maintenance of our critical management information.

The start date for this role will be in July 2020.

Requirements:

  • Ideally you will be studying business management, information systems or a related subject.
  • Ability to think strategically and support your decisions with sound logic and rationales
  • Highly analytical approach to working with data
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Collaborative and supportive attitude

This role is open to undergraduates in their penultimate year of university. If you intend to return to university after the internship to complete an MSc, you will also be eligible for this position. As part of our application process you will be required to answer three video questions.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '7V7B7'

Deployment Specialist at TPP

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: December 20, 2019

Type: Internship

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About the company:

TPP is a market leading UK based IT company, dedicated to delivering innovative software solutions to the UK healthcare industry. After 22 years of success, we now operate on an international scale with projects ongoing across the Middle East and China.

TPP has been consistently recognised as an outstanding graduate employer. In 2014 and 2015 we placed first in The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies To Work For and we were named Top Company For Graduates To Work For in 2017/18 by The JobCrowd. Most recently, we were in the top 100 Graduate Employers in 2018 by The Times.

About the role:

The Deployment Specialist team at TPP are responsible for guiding new customers through the process of planning and managing the implementation of our SystmOne software. You will oversee projects from start to finish, representing the company both in the UK and internationally. One week you could be planning a deployment for a Mental Health Trust within the UK and the next you could be with a family doctor in China checking that data has migrated correctly.

With tens of thousands of patients in most projects, your job is to deliver a safe and successful migration. You will take issues from customers and, working alongside our programmers, help solve complex problems. You will be involved in every stage of the deployment process, from arranging the initial contract, to sitting with the customer as they do manual checks on their data.

No experience of IT, healthcare or project management is required: if you have good communication skills and are keen to learn, we will guide you through our training programme, ensuring you have responsibility in your first few weeks. You will get the opportunity to work across many other parts of the business such as finance, HR and recruitment.

Requirements:

Predicted 2:1 or above at degree level

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '7VYQ3'

Finance Assistant at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: December 21, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the organisation:

Main business: : Health, social and child care (incl. community)

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest providers of healthcare in the country employing over 16,000 staff and caring for over a million patients each year. It is made up of four hospitals and numerous community based services. With a turnover of over £1 billion, it provides its placement students with the opportunity to experience working in a large, diversified, dynamic healthcare organisation.

About the role:

We are seeking enthusiastic students who are undertaking their work placement year from an Accounting degree course to fill 6 posts across the Financial Accounting (Capital; Research) and Financial Management (Management Accounting; Costing) Departments.
The post-holders will support Finance Managers in a number of functions associated with the maintenance of the Trusts Budgeting, Income, Capital, Research and Costing processes.
Finance leadership will ensure that placement students are given dedicated support and supervision to enable them to gain a rich and fulfilling year within healthcare finance Many of our previous placement students have gone on to secure permanent jobs at the Trust after graduation, with significant promotion potential for the best candidates due to the opportunities presented within a Finance team of over 180 staff.

There are six posts at STHFT which are designated for one year fixed term contracts for Finance Degree students in their placement year.

Each placement has the job title “Finance Assistant”. The six posts are based in the following departments:
- 3 x Financial Management (one based in each of the three Management Accounting Teams)
- 3 x Financial Accounting (two based the Capital Finance section and one in the Research Finance section)

The Job Descriptions for each of the three posts are given in the Appendix 1. Some elements are common; others are specific to each role.
The experience that would be obtained with each of the placements is as follows:


Capital Finance (2 placement posts)
The placements are based in Capital Finance which is a team of approximately eight staff. It provides a high quality Financial Management service (planning and monitoring) to the STHFT capital programme as to the Estates and Informatics corporate directorates on both capital and revenue issues. The team also leads the technical capital accounting requirements of the NHS, thereby giving insight into the operational challenges involved in a major healthcare organisation. Therefore the placement will provide experience of both Financial Accounting and Management Accounting, including both month-end and year-end processes.

Research Finance (1 placement post)
This placement is based in Research Finance which is a team of approximately eight staff. This team provides excellent financial management and contracting services to the STHFT Clinical Research and Innovation Strategy. It also provides financial leadership and performance management to the regional Clinical Research Networks hosted by STHFT. The team also provides timely, relevant and accurate financial information in relation to the research project activities to enable STHFT Board and individual Directorates/Investigators to monitor progress against the approved Financial Plan and individual studies. Therefore the placement will provide experience of both Financial Accounting and Management Accounting, including both month-end and year-end processes.

Financial Management (3 placement posts)
The placements are each based in one of the three teams that provide a high quality financial management service to Clinical and Corporate Directorates. Each team comprises of approximately 11-14 staff. The placement will give an insight into the financial and operation challenges involved in delivery of healthcare in a large diverse organisation. The placement will provide experience of management accounting, including both month-end and year-end processes. Two of the FM placements is also likely to provide support to the STHFT Costing Team.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3E7LM'.

Supply Chain and Logistics Placement at Caterpillar

Where: Larne, Northern Ireland

Deadline: December 22, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the company:

We are the world's leading manufacturer of Construction and Mining Equipment, and one of the world’s most respected Companies and Brands in the World. By following our industrial placement scheme, you will be able to explore various roles and disciplines around the business to help develop your career. Our core values (Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, Commitment and Sustainability) are key to our success.

The supply chain function covers many areas including Order to Delivery, Demand Management, Material Supply. Transportation and Compliance and Supplier Quality.

About the role:

As a Supply Chain Analyst, you will collaborate with global suppliers to ensure execution to planned orders and schedules and resolves issues with suppliers to ensure material availability for the facility production.

You will be working with the facility production schedulers and operations personnel to support facility production and point of use material availability.
There will also be an opportunity for you to collaborate with the purchasing, quality and manufacturing operations teams. Along with getting involved in exciting projects including New Product Introduction. Working as part of this small team you will really get to make a positive impact during your placement.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure timely delivery of materials to the facility
  • Manage the creation of purchase orders
  • Liaise with Suppliers on NPI & ECNs
  • Supplier collaboration to meet facility production plans
  • Utilize root cause corrective actions to resolve quality and supplier performance issues
  • Requisition materials and regulate inventory levels
  • Manage and perform supplier scheduling and implementation of engineering changes for the efficient manufacture of products and components
  • Support supply chain performance efforts by monitoring and tracking supplier performance metrics.
  • Deliver improvements in point of use material availability
  • Understand and Involvement in trade compliance.

Requirements:

Successful Applicants will be on track to obtaining a 2:2 in one of the following degrees:

  • Supply Chain, Logistics or a Business Related.

We are looking for individuals who can demonstrate their ability to employ the following characteristics:

  • An adaptable approach.
  • Highly reliable and professional manner
  • Be able to develop excellent business relationships
  • Become an ambassador of the Caterpillar Values in Action.
  • Ability to complete logical problem solving
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strategic thinking when required
  • Creative thinking as appropriate
  • Negotiation skills
  • Responsible and accountable attitude
  • Timely and effective decision making
  • Ability to travel if required
  • Ability to use presentation / project management / data analysis software

How to apply:

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Global Intern/Entrepreneur In Business With Your Desired Country

Where: Worldwide

Deadline: December 24, 2019

Type: Internship

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About the company:

Main business: : HR and recruitment

AIESEC is the world's largest youth-run organization. It is an international non-governmental and Not-for-profit that provides young people with leadership development, cross-cultural internships, and volunteer exchange experience. It works with the United Nations to achieve their Sustainable Development Goals, with each project aiming to achieve at least one of those goals. AIESEC aims to promote this through their three products, Global Volunteer, Global Entrepreneur and Global Talent. All of these have projects from different parts of the world.

About the role:

So, you want to work with a start-up company? Then AIESEC's Global Entrepreneur product is for you as we offer intern roles at ANY TIME of the year, for the duration between 6-12 weeks! Not only that but we offer such roles in over 100 countries abroad!

We understand there are MANY opportunities we provide abroad. That's why (unlike other agencies) we offer FREE guidance and service to help you find the best project for you! Please contact us should you need this service.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'Q8LAB'

Finance Summer Internship at Visa

Where: London, United Kingdom

Deadline: December 26, 2019

Type: Internship

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About the company:

As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company's dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and fuels the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.

About the role:

Finance partners with teams across Visa to provide accurate, reliable and timely support for business transactions and decisions. The Visa Finance team is committed to leading by example while encouraging growth and fiscal integrity. They develop budgets, forecasts and investment strategies, process accounting transactions, issue financial filings, and manage Visa’s compliance controls.

Here are some cool things our Finance Interns work on:

  • Improve Visa’s financial performance by analyzing results and variances; identifying trends and recommending actions.
  • Assist with building and maintaining various management reporting models involving executive management, product and direct/indirect P&L reports.
  • Ensure financial data accuracy, integrity and consistency of information as well as organized documentation of results and data sources used.

Requirements:

  • Current university student graduating in 2021 or later
  • Pursuing a Bachelor's or Master’s degree
  • Passion for numbers and meticulous accuracy, and some experience with Excel

How to apply:

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Risk Management Placement at Volkswagen Financial Services

Where: Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Deadline: December 27, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the company:

Here at VWFS, we provide finance and insurance services to customers across the entire Volkswagen Group in the United Kingdom. The Group includes some of the world’s most iconic automotive brands, like: Audi, SEAT, Skoda, Volkswagen, Bentley, Lamborghini, Porsche, Bugatti, Ducati, Scania and MAN.

Please be aware that we are only accepting one application per candidate so do take the time to make sure that this is the opportunity you feel passionate about applying for.

About the role:

Our Risk management team works with the data the business produces to identify and monitor risks, creating and delivering reports for the executive management, much of it in line with regulatory requirement. As such our team has responsibility for credit risk management and we are a key part in ensuring the financial success of VWFS.

  • Responsible for the production of all daily credit risk reporting for our Corporate and Retail customers.
  • Support the production of the Monthly and Quarterly reporting.
  • Production, monitoring and analysis of Key Performance Indicators (monthly) and Executive Summary reporting.
  • Analyse and investigate changes and movements in reported financial figures.
  • Data entry of information into multiple systems with corresponding commentary to describe current and forecasted trends for VWFS considering impact from the wider UK economy.
  • Production of defined reports to support the Dealer & Corporate non-dealer risk meetings with the appropriate business units such as Fleet supply.
  • Provision analysis to support the finance department.
  • Responsible for the production of corporate lending risk committee monthly data manipulation and PowerPoint presentation.
  • Responsible for data reconciliation between the two different accounting models.

Requirements:

  • Proven mathematical skills/ highly numerate
  • Good knowledge of Excel or any other data reporting programmes required
  • Methodical and disciplined approach to production of the reporting
  • Strong analytical skills and an inquisitive mind when dealing with data
  • An interest in Finance or financial risk
  • Studying towards a degree, preferably Economics or Business related
  • Able to adhere to strict deadlines, whilst paying attention to detail
  • Motivated by new challenges and a willingness to take ownership of tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proactive to complete given work and able to take own initiative
  • Flexible approach to work both within a team and independently

How to apply:

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Placements at The Walt Disney Company

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: December 29, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the company:

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

About the role:

Placements are available in the following areas:

Accounting and Finance

Business and Sales

Broadcast Operations and Post Production Support

Buying Trends and Licensing

Contract Administration

Content Compliance

Creative Campaigns and Production

Commercial Finance

Charitable Programs and Community Engagement

Data Analytics

Digital Media

ESPN Business Administration

ESPN Editorial

ESPN Media Distribution

ESPN Marketing

ESPN Research

Human Resources

Information Technology

Marketing

Product Design and Development

Public Relations and Communications

Requirements:

  • Must be an undergraduate student in a sandwich year course returning to study in Autumn 2021
  • Must have the right to work in the UK already in place
  • Studying for a degree that is relevant to the role applied for
  • Strong MS Office skills
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels in a professional and mature manner
  • Ability to prioritise tasks, meet deadlines and undertake various administrative duties

How to apply:

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