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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.

2019 Hong Kong Analyst Programme at MUFG

Where: Hong Kong

Deadline: November 18, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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

As one of the world’s leading financial groups, MUFG has more than 2,250 locations in 40 countries, with over 350 years of industry experience. We offer stability in an ever-changing market and provide services to high-profile clients on a global scale.

About the Role:

Our Analyst Program is tailored to meet the individual needs of each of our Analysts. So, whether you see yourself in Global Markets, Investment Banking or Corporate Functions, you will take part in a bespoke program designed to enable you to develop the knowledge and skills you need to become a successful banking professional in your chosen field

For our analysts, it starts with a comprehensive training program designed to develop a sound understanding of our product lines, our clients & our business strategies.

Equipped with newfound knowledge, you’ll start your rotations across a number of business areas. During the rotations, you’ll experience how international finance works in practice and gain hands-on work experience. Right from day one, you’ll become an integral member of the team and will be given meaningful work to complete, allowing you to experience working in a number of business areas before deciding where you want to take your career.

As a part of a select intake, you will have the opportunity to learn from some of the best professionals in the industry. We’re highly team-driven, but you’ll still find plenty of opportunity to shine as an individual. In our open and inclusive environment, senior colleagues will know who you are and will see the work you do. In addition, your buddy and mentor will make sure you have all the support you need to succeed. And you’ll enjoy an ongoing commitment to your development as you build a lasting and rewarding career with us.

Requirements:

We look for talented, motivated and ambitious people who will be able to help drive our business forward. Successful candidates will:

  • have a true interest in Financial Services and Capital Markets
  • have excellent communication skills
  • have high levels of motivation and integrity
  • be innovative and have the ability to generate new and creative ideas
  • be in their final year of study
  • have obtained a minimum 2:1, or be in line for a minimum 2:1 (or equivalent) at undergraduate

How to Apply:

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

Summer Placement at Unilever PLC

Where: United Kingdom - multiple

Deadline: November 18, 2018

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Main business: Business, consulting and general management

Every day, around the world, people reach for Unilever products. Our brands are trusted everywhere and, by listening to the people who buy them, we have grown into one of the world's most successful consumer goods companies. In fact, on any given day, two billion people use Unilever products to look good, feel good and get more out of life.

About the Role:

On a 12 week summer placement starting in the summer, you will learn on a real job with real responsibilities. You will work alongside Unilever managers to set goals and measure your performance against Unilever competencies.

We have summer placement opportunities in several functions across the business:

  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Customer Management
  • Financial Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Research & Development
  • Technology Management


During your programme, your line manager will formally appraise your performance and provide feedback and coaching to build on your key strengths and development areas. You will receive a buddy and functional contacts who will be you support throughout the whole programme.

If you pass the placement you will be fast-tracked to the Discovery Centre Day of our Future Leaders Programme.

Requirements:

All disciplines count, except for placements in R&D, where we require a strong technical qualification in a Chemical, Biological, Physical or Food-related Science, Chemical/Materials or a related discipline. You must be in the penultimate year of your degree to apply.

How to Apply:

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

PROPERTY FINANCE GRADUATE PROGRAMME 2019 at Close Brothers Group

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: November 18, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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

Close Brothers was established in 1878 and today the group employs over 2,500 staff principally in the UK, 1,700 of which are in the Banking division. Close Brothers Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 250. Close Brothers is a specialist financial services group which makes loans, trades securities and provides advice and investment management solutions to a wide range of clients.

About the Role:

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 a qualification, either a professional diploma in banking or an accreditation relevant to your chosen business area.

This role is a long term career opportunity. You will start with rotations in each of the different business functions to get an understanding of the loan cycle, with a view to progressing to a front office role.

Initially training will be in-house as there is no better way to learn than following a loan from the first customer meeting through the due diligence process, the building work and then sale and repayment. There will also be opportunities to take external courses as progress is made and you will be financially supported to achieve relevant Banking qualifications. We would be particularly interested in graduates from banking, business, finance or surveying degree backgrounds.

Requirements:

Academically we are looking for applicants with at least a 2:1 degree. We are open to degrees in all disciplines. 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.

We’d also like to see evidence of personal drive and ambition; people who have the resilience to excel within a challenging and fast paced environment will enjoy working at Close Brothers.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '2E4EY'

Placement (Marketing) at ASOS

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: November 18, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: Retail, sales and purchasing

We’re a global online fashion retailer and, with over 85,000 product lines across womenswear, menswear, footwear, accessories, jewellery and beauty, we’re setting the pace in a worldwide fashion revolution.

About the Role:

As an established programme, we offer accredited placements across the business for students that are required to participate in a placement scheme as part of their undergraduate degree. These placements start in late June for a duration of 12 months.

In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package – every intern on the programme is assigned a mentor, offering support and guidance throughout their time at ASOS.

Our interns receive regular bite sized training sessions focusing on personal and professional development as well as the opportunity to learn more about other departments and how we all fit together. We will even supply you with a selection of doughnuts and croissants for these breakfast sessions!

How to Apply:

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

Marketing Intern at Circle Pay

Where: Greater London

Deadline: November 22, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About Circle

At Circle, we're shaking up the global economy by making money simple. With us, you can send money like a text — instant, secure and free — whether your friend is across the table or across the ocean. How exactly are we doing this? Unlike existing systems that are closed and proprietary, we use open internet standards and protocols, including the blockchain (allowing us to offer this service for free). Our mission is to connect every person in the world by exchanging value across borders, between currencies and among friends.

Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville and we're backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners.

We are looking for a talented, proactive and passionate intern for our Marketing Team to drive adoption of Circle across UK. You’ll support the Director of Marketing by enhancing our student partnership and acquisition-focused programs while being the champion of the customer to help us improve our overall product experience across the UK.

As Marketing Intern, you will become an integral part of the Circle team and develop vital partnership, marketing and customer experience skills.

What you'll work on

  • Help us extend, shape and enhance our campus ambassador program in the UK
  • Develop relationships with student clubs, societies & unions to showcase Circle and how it can revolutionise payments within university life
  • Identify, source and implement local partnerships and field marketing activities to drive Circle’s adoption
  • Conduct consumer and competitor research to drive insights in the UK market
  • QA localized content and share customer feedback with product and UX teams
  • Leverage and work with global marketing functions such as paid marketing, growth, brand, partnerships and global to drive the agenda of your region
  • Act as the voice of the customer in providing feedback blockers and issues to the rest of the organisation (eg. CX, Risk, Compliance, Product)

What you'll bring to Circle

  • 1-2 years away from obtaining or have recently obtained a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from a top university in the last year.
  • Strong ties with the student community through being involved with student sports clubs, societies, faculties, etc.
  • Creative yet very pragmatic; you find new ways to market and develop partnerships for Circle and make things happen
  • Positive, high energy, self-motivated & autonomous. You enjoy a challenge, thrive on variety, and like to have a good laugh
  • Team player and a strong communicator, you can rally people behind a need
  • Proven interest in startups, fintech, social networks, apps and/or tech. Prior internship or part-time work experience in any of these is a strong plus.
  • Passionate for Circle and the impact it’s having on how money moves between people

How to apply

Please apply via the link https://www.circle.com/en-gb/careers/caa3f439-a25c-4ff7-9b31-80d90cf830ee or email jade@circle.com with your CV and a short explanation of what makes you unique. Try to be creative and say something that will catch our eye!

Investment Management Scheme through Sanctuary Graduates

Where: Scotland

Deadline: November 26, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Our client is a long established, partner-run and hugely successful Investment Management firm based in the heart of Edinburgh. The company has over 100 years of experience and assets under management exceeding £100bn. Their approach to research, their determination to always look to the long term and their culture drives their success.

About the Role:

As a graduate trainee, 80% of your time is spent researching. You will be collecting information to create your own unique viewpoint, helping you to spot investment opportunities. Identifying and understanding the evolution of corporate culture as well as industry and societal trends will require creativity and skill. The ability to explore politics, socio-economic conditions and current affairs is crucial and whilst it can be challenging is also incredibly intellectually rewarding. Within the first few months you will work with people from all levels of the business, from previous graduates all the way up to partners in the firm. Excellent written and communication skills are key as you will regularly write up your findings and present them to your team.

Requirements:

  • An outstanding academic track record is crucial, including being on track to receive at least a 2:1 in ANY degree subject. Undergraduate and postgraduate students alike are encouraged to apply.
  • This industry leader needs independent thinkers who are open-mindedly curious, interesting, enthusiastic, and questioning.
  • They are seeking resilient individuals to whom research comes naturally. You must be able to cope with uncertainty.
  • They are looking for brains and analytics, rather than financial experience or knowledge, so excellent candidates from any academic discipline should apply.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3E9DM'

Application Development Technology Graduate Scheme through Sanctuary Graduates

Where: Scotland

Deadline: November 26, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Our client is a long established, hugely successful Investment Management firm based in the heart of Edinburgh.

It has 100 years of experience and assets under management exceeding £100bn.

It is a forward thinking firm which fully embraces and invests heavily in cutting edge technology.

The firm has great resources and support for learning and development and partners with suppliers including Microsoft and Apple.

The firm is truly leading in its field and employs only the very best minds.

About the Role:

You will be using technology to create cutting-edge business solutions, primarily working with applications that run on Oracle and SQL server databases.

This company uses advanced technologies such as ASP.NET Core, C# and eID, as well as HTML 5 platforms, Angular, iOS Mobile Development and Android.

Having access to major suppliers allows this company to field trial their new technologies. You will be able to explore how new software products work and help develop their functionality before anyone else.

Their goal is to have an entire DevOps culture and practice. Due to their size they have been able to get ahead of the curve and take more risks than many larger financial services organisations.

On this 2 year rotational programme you will be working on the full lifecycle of important, interesting projects that really make an impact for the business.

You will receive excellent support and training, including the IOC qualification.

Requirements:

  • This firm are looking for the brightest individuals who have a passion for technology.
  • The role is not degree specific but you must be able to code in at least one language.
  • They are looking for individuals who can take business challenges and think outside the box, solving problems with technical solutions.
  • Confidence is key as you will be dealing with key stakeholders in the business.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'NN9ZO'

Graduate Recruitment Consultant at X4 Group

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: November 30, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: HR and recruitment

The X4 Group is a global group of specialist recruitment businesses within the Technology, Life Sciences, Engineering and Construction sectors. Our latest achievements include ranking 74th in The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 (Britain’s 100 private companies with the fastest-growing sales over their latest three years) as well as being listed as a Sunday Times Top 100 Best Small Company to work for in 2016 and 2017 and the fastest growing recruitment group in the UK for 2017 for our sectors (as per the Recruiter Fast 50 awards).

About the Role:

What to be a part of the multi award winning and fastest growing recruitment company?

The X4 Group is currently the fastest growing multi-sector recruitment agency in the UK and has recently been voted in the top 100 Fast Track companies and 25th Best Company to work for in The Sunday Times Top 100 List. We pride ourselves on having built a unique and award-winning company culture that our purpose, values and work ethic are the foundation of.

As a trainee recruitment consultant, you have the opportunity to progress quickly.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '36Y4D'