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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.

Student Panel Member at Office for Students

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: January 27, 2019

Type: Part-time

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About the Company:

Main business: : Education and Training

We are an independent public body. We are not part of central Government, but we report to Parliament through the Department for Education (DfE).

About the Role:

The primary role of student panellists is to represent the student view (short, medium and long term) in the work of the OfS.

The panel provides advice to the board and the executive on all aspects of the OfS’ activities, especially on how the OfS should engage with and represent students’ interests.

Panel members scrutinise the work of the OfS, advising on strategic decisions from the student perspective. The chair of the panel (Martha Longdon) is responsible for articulating the panel’s views to the Board.

The panel:

  • Represents a diversity of students’ perspectives in the governance of the OfS, primarily channelled through the student board member;
  • advises on strategies for student engagement;
  • advises on the OfS’s activities in areas that are strategic priorities.

The panel will meet four times a year. The expected time commitment, which includes the panel meetings, preparation for meetings, and work in between meetings is c.6-8 days per year.

Requirements:

  • commitment to excellence in regulation and higher education;
  • the ability to take account of the student perspective for the short, medium and long term;
  • think strategically about the ‘big picture’ in higher education;
  • analyse and evaluate evidence and use it to inform views;
  • articulate and present own views and those of others;
  • challenge effectively, where appropriate;
  • work effectively as part of a team;
  • make the necessary time commitments and attend the relevant meetings, as outlined below;
  • understand the need to respect confidentiality;
  • have an interest in higher education as a prospective, current or recent student.
  • knowledge of the higher education sector.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'AYKM9'

Airport Management Graduate at Manchester Airports Group

Where: England - East Midlands

Deadline: January 28, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Transport and logistics

MAG is a leading UK airport group and owns and operates three UK airports - Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands. We serve 60 million passengers flying to more than 280 destinations, and handle almost half a million tonnes of air freight every year! MAG also has a substantial Property business, with over £640 million of investment property assets across our airports. Our MAG USA business works with airports to develop and operate terminal and retail solutions, passenger lounges and car parking facilities. Plus MAG-O, our online division, which is focused on utilising the latest mobile and digital technologies, ensures that passengers travelling through MAG airports have the most seamless, efficient and modern travel experience possible.

About the Role:

Join us as an Airport Management Graduate and be part of the team that keep a busy and fast-moving airport ticking over smoothly. Completing placements in our Operational, Commercial and Assets teams, you’ll develop the knowledge, skills and experience to be a future leader of one of our terminal or operations teams.

Requirements:

We are not looking for a specific degree background, although you’ll need to bring with you a minimum of a 2:1 and some business understanding and well developed numerical skills would be useful.

You’ll need to be customer focused and able to manage multiple competing demands and priorities, as well as have strong analytical skills and the ability to think creatively to solve business problems. We’re also looking for confident communicators with an ability to build effective working relationships across the many business areas you will work with, and you will have the potential to lead, engage and inspire large teams of people.

How to Apply:

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

Finance Graduate at Manchester Airports Group

Where: England - North West England

Deadline: January 28, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Transport and logistics

MAG is a leading UK airport group and owns and operates three UK airports - Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands. We serve 60 million passengers flying to more than 280 destinations, and handle almost half a million tonnes of air freight every year! MAG also has a substantial Property business, with over £640 million of investment property assets across our airports. Our MAG USA business works with airports to develop and operate terminal and retail solutions, passenger lounges and car parking facilities. Plus MAG-O, our online division, which is focused on utilising the latest mobile and digital technologies, ensures that passengers travelling through MAG airports have the most seamless, efficient and modern travel experience possible.

About the Role:

Join us as a Finance Graduate and be part of the team that plays a vital role in how we deliver against our objectives, and supports every aspect of the group with a range of services including transactional accounting, billing and payments, management accounts, tax issues, audit, risk and corporate compliance. Completing placements across the Finance team, you’ll develop the knowledge, skills and experience to fulfil an accountant, analyst or associate business partner role at the end of your programme.

Requirements:

To join us as a Finance Graduate you’ll need a minimum of a 2:1 in a related degree with a strong numeric background, and some relevant work experience would be advantageous.

You’ll need to be analytical and have good attention to detail, as well as dynamic, enthusiastic and have a passion for learning. We are also looking for confident communicators with an ability to build effective working relationships across our business and engage stakeholders at all levels.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '7G746'

Marketing And Communications Manager at Yorkshire Dance

Where: England - West Yorkshire

Deadline: January 28, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Creative and performing arts, culture and design

Yorkshire Dance is a charity which champions the value of dance and its development in Yorkshire. We do so by raising standards, increasing knowledge and understanding and by fostering creativity and innovation.

We create opportunities for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to see, make and take part in high quality dance that is rooted in their creativity, in their lives and in their communities, with the power to transform and inspire. We create opportunities for emerging and established artists and practitioners to research, create and present new contemporary work, at a range of scales and in communities, developing their skills, expertise and networks.

About the Role and Requirements:

Yorkshire Dance is seeking an experienced, passionate marketing professional to join our team at a particularly exciting time in the organisation’s development as we approach our 40th anniversary.

Based in the heart of Leeds city centre, the focus of the role combines marketing and audience development rooted in an energetic approach to building partnerships and facilitating growth. A resourceful mind-set and can-do attitude alongside creative and communications skills will be essential.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that Yorkshire Dance reaches, engages and increases audiences and participants and, in particular, identified priority groups. They will help deliver our marketing and digital strategies across all of Yorkshire Dance’s programmes, promoting the organisation and delivering key messages to audiences, participants and stakeholders through a wide range of marketing and communication channels.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3E7QM'

Commercial Graduate Scheme In Business Development at Keyence

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: January 28, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

The company is a direct sales business that develops and manufactures automation sensors, measuring instruments and digital microscopes across the globe. They have been listed in Forbes’ Top 100 most innovative companies and earn over $3.5 billion annually with over 5,000 employees worldwide!

About the Role:

This commercial graduate scheme will see you selling award-winning products and generating new revenue for the business. Working across a hugely diverse client base, you will spend 2 days per week in the office on ‘phone-drive’ days, making calls and arranging client meetings. The other 3 days will be spent driving to those pre-arranged client meetings that are closest to your home, in your own brand new Audi A3/VW Passat company car, pitching & presenting world-first products to different businesses. With lots of client support, management development and in-house training, there will be many opportunities to progress into becoming a team leader and beyond!

Requirements:

  • This scheme is open to any degree subject
  • We’re looking for those motivated for a career in business development
  • Experience in a customer facing role is desirable and you must have a keen interest in technology
  • You must be positive, honest and have great communication skills
  • We’re looking for driven, enthusiastic and collaborative self-learners with an analytical mindset
  • You MUST be eligible to work in the UK
  • You MUST have a full UK driving licence or have your test booked

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'EXQO7'

Commercial Graduate at Manchester Airports Group

Where: England - East of England

Deadline: January 28, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Transport and logistics

MAG is a leading UK airport group and owns and operates three UK airports - Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands. We serve 60 million passengers flying to more than 280 destinations, and handle almost half a million tonnes of air freight every year! MAG also has a substantial Property business, with over £640 million of investment property assets across our airports. Our MAG USA business works with airports to develop and operate terminal and retail solutions, passenger lounges and car parking facilities. Plus MAG-O, our online division, which is focused on utilising the latest mobile and digital technologies, ensures that passengers travelling through MAG airports have the most seamless, efficient and modern travel experience possible.

About the Role:

Join us as a Commercial Graduate and be part of the team that build strong relationships with our service partners and airlines, spot opportunities to maximise revenue, implement effective yield management strategies and develop the MAG brand. Completing placements across the Commercial team at Stansted Airport, you will develop the knowledge, skills and experience to take on a Commercial, Marketing or Aviation Account Manager role at the end of your programme.

Requirements:

To join us as a Commercial Graduate you’ll need to bring with you a minimum of a 2:1 in a related subject such as Business, Marketing or Economics, or in a discipline with a strong numeric background. Some commercial experience would also be advantageous.

You’ll need to be a confident communicator with the ability to build strong working relationships with a range of stakeholders both inside and outside of MAG. Analytical skills are important too, and you will need to be comfortable working with numerical data to develop insight and drive decision making. We are also looking for innovative thinkers who are naturally inquisitive and proactively spot opportunities.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'EX2GM'

Financial Planning Graduate Trainee Programme 2019 at Mercer & Hole

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: January 31, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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

We are a top 40 accountancy firm, top 25 for private client and financial planning work and we aim to do things a little differently; to excel technically; to give our clients options they hadn't even thought of and to make complex issues easy to understand.

About the Role:

Graduates who wish to pursue a career in a busy financial planning department whilst studying for a financial services qualification are invited to apply for our two-year structured training programme, which commences in September.

All trainees are provided with the opportunity for technical and personal development through comprehensive in-house training and external examination-based tuition.

They will be responsible for assisting the financial planning team with various duties including fund performance analysis, liaising with providers and drafting suitability reports. Alongside the day to day duties the candidate would also be studying the Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning. Upon successful completion of the Diploma, they can move on to study towards the Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning with a view to ultimately becoming a Chartered Financial Planner.

Academic achievement is only the starting point. We aim to recruit people who have demonstrated an ability and a willingness to accept responsibility, because they will be expected to do so as trainees; who are able to convince us that they possess common sense and good judgment; who are high achievers outside purely academic matters, with a range of extra-curricular interests which make them interesting as people; who have an outgoing personality with an ability to think and do things for themselves, a desire to participate and a ready ability to communicate; and for whom coming to work each day is enjoyable, but who realise that there is more to life than just work.

Requirements:

All applicants must have a minimum of 280 UCAS points under the old scoring system or 112 UCAS points under the new system which must comprise of at least 3 A-Levels (excluding general studies) and a minimum 2:2 honours degree or equivalent.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'YKMN4'

Graduate Development Programme - Future Business Leaders at Veolia

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: January 31, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Environment and conservation

We are resourcing the world. We manufacture green products and green energy using waste, waste water and wasted heat as a resource mine. We provide tailored solutions for industry or municipalities to help them save and preserve resources. We are working hard to create a future in which end-of-life resources are transformed into products that enrich our lives and can power our homes and industry. The circular economy already represents 20% of our turnover and we are constantly developing innovative ways to develop access to, preserve and replenish resources. To achieve our vision; we focus on creating a team with a diverse range of talent that operates in a safe, innovative and sustainable environment in order to promote the green economy and build new markets.

About the Role:

Our two-year programme is a mix of on-the-job and off-the-job training. You will have a wealth of opportunities to familiarise yourself with our business; water, waste and energy.

As part of the Graduate Programme, you will be supported through a structured management development programme, undertaking a series of leadership and management modules with your graduate cohort. Complete our training, and you’ll become one of the environmental professionals that will make our business a success in the future.

Under our Future Business Leaders Stream you will undertake two 1-year rotational placements where you will gain business exposure; developing you into our Business Leaders of the future. For example, gaining experience of our commercial contracts to put you on the pathway to becoming one of our future Depot Managers.

Requirements:

You will need to have achieved by September 2019 a minimum of a 2:1 in the degree discipline set out in the advert for the graduate role you wish to apply for.

You need to be eligible to work in the UK without restriction by commencement of employment (we are unable to provide sponsorship for graduate roles) and be able to take up permanent employment with the company. You’ll also need a full driving license. During the recruitment process you’ll be required to provide original documentation.

Veolia supports the principle of Equality & Diversity in employment and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination.

How to apply:

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