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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.

Corporate Infrastructure (Risk) Summer Internship Programme at Nomura

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: November 30, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

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

Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By ‘Connecting Markets East & West’, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership.

About the Role:

Through this programme, you will gain in-depth knowledge of risk whilst being exposed to a wide breadth of risk disciplines, such as:

  • Operational Risk Management: You will work across our business functions to ensure they are managing their operational risks effectively. Using tools such as event reporting, KRIs, Risk Control Self Assessments (RCSAs) and scenario analysis, you will assist in the various aspects of the Operational Risk lifecycle, i.e. identification, assessment, remediation and monitoring, of Operational Risks identified.
  • New Business Group: Working with the New Business Group Managers, you will engage with a variety of business units and corporate functions, in several aspects of the New Product and New Transaction review and approval process, to ensure all new products and transaction have gone through the appropriate due diligence and to help support strong corporate governance and risk management.
  • Credit Risk: Alongside our credit officers, you will analyze the credit quality of hedge funds, corporates and financial institutions before we take them on as clients. You will obtain an overview of rating analysis, trading limits, reporting and advice provided by the Credit Risk analysts in managing our counterparty exposure.
  • Market Risk: Focused on fixed-income you will evaluate our exposure in cash and derivatives, making sure all relevant data is recorded and used in daily risk calculations. You will work with the Market Risk Managers gaining insight into trading limits and mandates, market risk reporting and how they work with the business to identify and analyze market risks and concentrations.

Requirements:

At Nomura our goal is to attract and develop exceptionally talented people who share our passion for individual excellence and our commitment to teamwork. We recruit graduates and interns with a high level of academic and extra-curricular achievement, who will be able to withstand the rigours of a rapidly changing, demanding but ultimately rewarding environment.

As an intern, you should be in your penultimate year at university and on track to achieve a 2:1 or equivalent.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3E9NV'

Corporate Infrastructure (Operations) 2019 Summer Placement Programme at Nomura

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: November 30, 2018

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

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

Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By ‘Connecting Markets East & West’, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership.

About the Role:

Summer Analysts will receive extensive training to enhance the skills that they need to perform well during their internship. The programme includes training in Financial Markets, Bloomberg, Excel, Conduct Risk and a variety of division specific activities.

Throughout the Internship Programme you will be supported both by a buddy, mentor and dedicated programme management team.

What’s your role?

  • Sales: Developing and maintaining strong relationships with institutional clients, including pension funds, hedge funds, insurance companies and other corporate clients.
  • Trading: Assisting traders in buying and selling securities in the secondary market on behalf of clients or the firm; market making and capital commitment.
  • Structuring: Designing and developing innovative products and strategies for Nomura’s clients, in partnership with the trading function, to create a risk management strategy for structured transactions and, together with sales, to create a marketing strategy for our products.
  • Research: Collecting, analysing and assessing industry and company information to assist the research analysts in providing market insight and investment ideas for institutional investors and internal clients.

Requirements:

At Nomura, our goal is to attract and develop exceptionally talented people who share our passion for individual excellence and our commitment to teamwork. We recruit graduates and interns with a high level of academic and extra-curricular achievement, who will be able to withstand the rigours of a rapidly changing, demanding but ultimately rewarding environment.

As an intern, you should be in your penultimate/final year at university and on track to achieve a 2:1 or equivalent.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'JV9X6'

Human Resources Graduate Scheme at BAE Systems

Where: England - multiple

Deadline: November 30, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

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

At BAE Systems, we help our customers to stay a step ahead when protecting people and national security, critical infrastructure and vital information. We provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in more than 40 countries.

About the Role:

You'll develop business knowledge, behavioural competence and technical HR skills. You could find yourself managing the relationship between union represented employees and the business, delivering an employee engagement strategy to help attract, select and retain talented individuals to our organisation, or analysing HR information to inform key business decisions.

The spectrum of HR activities is diverse but are there to support our people and add real value to the business.

As a HR Graduate within BAE Systems Head Office, each of your placements will be within a different geographical location across the UK throughout the duration of the scheme. This will ensure you gain a breadth of experience across our many sites, projects and cultures, all of which will contribute to your portfolio of skills and experience.

Requirements:

To join us on the GDF you must have a minimum of a 2:2 Bachelor's degree in a subject related to your chosen area of work. Please refer to each role profile for specific details of preferred degrees.

We’ll also look for you to demonstrate exceptional problem solving and analytical skills and have the flexibility and resilience to thrive at BAE Systems.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'JVZE6'

Procurement (Supply Chain) Graduate Scheme at BAE Systems

Where: England - multiple

Deadline: November 30, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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

At BAE Systems, we help our customers to stay a step ahead when protecting people and national security, critical infrastructure and vital information. We provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in more than 40 countries.

About the Role:

With over £9 billion spent each year and over 32,000 suppliers, the need for skilled procurement professionals is imperative for our business. Put simply, we need to ensure that we deliver the right products, at the right time, at the right cost to the required quality.

As a key member of our team, you'll help us deliver just that. Your role will be very varied; ranging from undertaking supplier visits to a more analytical focus of developing procurement strategies.

You'll also be offered challenging placements of both an operational and strategic nature, getting involved in the supply of essential services, materials, components and high-value equipment for a variety of programmes.

Requirements:

To join us on the GDF you must have a minimum of a 2:2 Bachelor's degree in a subject related to your chosen area of work. Please refer to each role profile for specific details of preferred degrees.

We’ll also look for you to demonstrate exceptional problem solving and analytical skills and have the flexibility and resilience to thrive at BAE Systems

How to Apply:

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

Project Management – Applied Intelligence Graduate Scheme at BAE Systems

Where: England - multiple

Deadline: November 30, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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

At BAE Systems, we help our customers to stay a step ahead when protecting people and national security, critical infrastructure and vital information. We provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in more than 40 countries.

About the Role:

Operate across the entire project lifecycle and take responsibility for its successful delivery. You’ll experience the range of services we offer our clients and deliver of projects and services, ensuring that high quality planning, control and assurance practices are followed. You could work across a number of disciplines within our business, these include; Project, Programme & Portfolio Management, Planning, Monitoring & Control and Service Delivery Management.

Requirements:

To join the Applied Intelligence team you must have or be on track for a 2:2 Bachelor's degree and at least 128 UCAS points. We will consider any degree subject, although STEM subjects are desirable for engineering roles. We’ll also look for you to demonstrate exceptional problem solving and analytical skills and have the flexibility and resilience to thrive at BAE Systems.

How to Apply:

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

Operations, Manufacturing and Production Graduate Scheme at BAE Systems

Where: England - multiple

Deadline: November 30, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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

At BAE Systems, we help our customers to stay a step ahead when protecting people and national security, critical infrastructure and vital information. We provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in more than 40 countries.

About the Role:

Within the Operations, Manufacturing and Production you will be responsible for supporting the manufacturing and construction teams to deliver to the best of their ability, helping to produce our cutting edge products in the most effective way, delivering to our customer at the highest quality, at the right time, within cost.

  • Your enthusiasm will be put to good use, implementing the changes necessary to maintain the businesses reputation as a world class manufacturer.
  • You will complete a number of individual placements of your choice within the manufacturing engineering team, which will give you a deep understanding of this essential discipline, projects could be:
  • Implement process improvements alongside the shop floor teams through root cause analysis and other lean manufacturing techniques
  • Developing facility layouts to maximise efficiency
  • Working with technical authors to write workmanship standards, process instructions etc.
  • Employing visual management

The Operations function is responsible for taking the designs, raw materials and plans and making our products a reality. When cost, safety and quality are all paramount, this can be quite a challenge.

Operations is one of the largest functions within BAE Systems and covers all aspects of manufacturing, construction and integration. As an Operations graduate you will be able to get involved at all levels of the business, from solving manufacturing problems on the shop floor, through to working on facility strategies or managing your own improvement projects. It is an exciting and diverse function, and so are the opportunities.

Requirements:

To join us on the GDF you must have a minimum of a 2:2 Bachelor's degree in a subject related to your chosen area of work. Please refer to each role profile for specific details of preferred degrees.

We’ll also look for you to demonstrate exceptional problem solving and analytical skills and have the flexibility and resilience to thrive at BAE Systems

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '2E8AV'

Account Manager at The Phoenix Partnership (TPP)

Where: England - West Yorkshire

Deadline: December 1, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: IT

TPP is a market leading UK based IT company, dedicated to delivering innovative software solutions to the UK healthcare industry. After 20 years of success, we now operate on an international scale with projects ongoing across the Middle East and China.

About the Role:

The Account Manager position is an exciting role that gives you the opportunity to have a direct impact on digital healthcare and help transform the future of the NHS. The role involves managing large customer accounts, increasing deployment of our software products in the UK and internationally and setting the priorities of the company. You will be responsible for driving forward progress on projects that will help to transform the future of the NHS, and revolutionise digital healthcare globally.

You’ll be smart, ambitious and hungry for a challenge. As an Account Manager you will have the opportunity to take on significant responsibility straight away. Working closely with colleagues across the company, you will become knowledgeable about technology and healthcare very quickly. You will be adept at engaging with the most up to date and significant trends in healthcare, and ensuring that the company is at the forefront of digital technology.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing customer accounts and relationships
  • Identifying new sales opportunities, leading high level meetings and managing procurements
  • Prioritising company workload and setting the strategic direction of the company


You will represent the company both in the UK and internationally. No previous experience is required and training is on-the-job, helping you gain both a technical and commercial understanding of TPP’s business.

Requirements:

  • 2:1 or higher at degree level
  • A*AA at A-Level
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence speaking to customers and officials
  • Desire to travel internationally
  • A passion for learning
  • The drive to take on new challenges

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '36XM7'

Graduate Roles (Actuarial) at PwC

Where: United Kingdom - multiple

Deadline: December 1, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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

We’re one of the world’s leading professional services organisations. From 158 countries, we help our clients, some of the most successful organisations on the globe, as well as its most dynamic entrepreneurs and thriving private businesses, to create the value they want. We help to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.

About the Role:

Our graduate training programme is underpinned by a development framework that broadens and deepens your knowledge. You'll learn from hands-on coaching and an outstanding variety of work, picking up business, personal and technical skills you can use across the network, and throughout your career.

You'll work with a wide variety of companies, from large multi-national organisations to smaller UK-focused businesses, advising them on how best to achieve their objectives in relation to their pension/benefit schemes. You’ll consult on a spectrum of issues including redesign of pension benefits, de-risking legacy pension schemes, negotiating with trustees on how to fund schemes, potential Mergers or Acquisitions, and the impact of legislative changes. The key is to help clients manage the risks within their pension schemes while also achieving their long-term goals.

Actuarial:
Using complex financial and statistical theories to calculate the likelihood of events - anything from a natural disaster to a wholesale IT system failure - you'll work out what that means financially for clients. It's highly technical work and it's made all the more challenging by the fact that you'll have to present your complex findings in simple, easy to understand ways.

Requirements:

  • You'll need to have or be on course for a 2.1 degree and 320 UCAS tariff* (or equivalent); or
  • You'll need to have or be on course for a 1st class degree and 240 UCAS tariff* (or equivalent)
  • Grade B or above in A Level Mathematics (or equivalent); and
  • Grade C or above in GCSE English Language and Mathematics (or equivalent)

* from up to three A Levels (excluding General Studies) or equivalent, taken in the same academic year and achieved at first sitting. Must include B or above in A Level Mathematics or equivalent

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'DYVB9'