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Assistant Economist at Capital Economics

Where: Greater London

Deadline: October 27, 2017

Type: Graduate

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About the Role:

Capital Economics is looking for capable and highly motivated economists to join the company as trainees. Our three-year graduate recruitment scheme offers a unique opportunity to train as an applied macroeconomist. Trainees will benefit from rotations in four different teams in the company and from an internal training programme. They will also be eligible for sponsored study for a Masters degree.

Suitable candidates must have the enthusiasm and determination to succeed as applied macroeconomists. They must be able to learn quickly, write clearly and work to tight deadlines.

Successful applicants are likely to be undergraduates in their last year at university, studying economics or a closely related subject. We may also consider candidates who already have a Masters degree in economics or limited work experience. Job offers will be conditional on applicants achieving at least an upper second class degree.

Successful applicants will benefit from a competitive salary, as well as excellent on-the-job experience and training.

How to Apply:

Graduate recruitment is now open for the 2018 graduate training scheme. The deadline for applications is Friday 27th October 2017. Please send a CV with a short covering letter explaining why you want to be a professional economist, why you want to work for Capital Economics and why you are suited to the role. Also, please indicate how you heard about the Capital Economics graduate training scheme. Applications should be sent to either:


Faith Elliott
Capital Economics
5th Floor, 100 Victoria Street
Cardinal Place

Procurement Graduate Programme at Sky

Where: Greater London

Deadline: October 29, 2017

Type: Graduate

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Procurement Graduate programme

We’re part of Europe’s leading entertainment and communications business. With over 22 million customers across five countries, we make life easier by entertaining and connecting people. It’s a genuine team effort. That’s why we want talented people, like you, to join our Procurement Graduate programme and play a key role in the continued success of Sky.

The perks

As a valued employee of Sky, you’ll benefit from a free Sky Q premium package (one off payment required for installation), an excellent pension scheme and private health care. Plus, there’s a great range of other benefits to fit around your needs too.

About the programme

Delivering brilliant entertainment, products and services to our customers is no easy feat. And at Sky, we’re always live. So we depend on our Procurement teams to source the most diverse range of products and services imaginable; from telecoms, to fleet transportation and broadcasting equipment. And this is where you’ll come in, making sure everyone we work with has all the right tools to deliver the game-changing products and services we’re known for.

How the programme works

As a graduate in the team, you’ll rotate in four placements over the course of this three year development programme across the functional procurement areas within: Technology, Entertainment and Group, which includes our Corporate and Marketing operations. You’ll experience the full range of work, while working towards your full CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply) qualification giving you a complete grounding in all things Procurement.

Your key responsibilities

  • Understand current markets, future trends and suppliers’ business and

commercial strategies to assist procurement objectives.

  • Create sourcing strategies, leading / supporting for the relevant portfolios re commercial

interaction, meetings and negotiations with stakeholders and suppliers.

  • Involvement with entire procurement process, including supplier identification, internal

Stakeholder identification and commercial / contract negotiation.

  • Liaise with the various stakeholders and their teams keeping one another fully appraised of

supplier communication and involvement.

  • Understand current and future opportunities within key stakeholder areas.
  • Coordinate the procurement process and ensure knowledge transfer of best procurement

practice to the business stakeholders.

  • You’ll take the lead in negotiating with suppliers, working closely with the internal teams at Sky to identify ways to improve how we do things.

Your skills

  • You’ll either have, or be on track to complete, an undergraduate degree in any discipline
  • You’ll be creative thinkers and innovative in both outlook and approach
  • A confident communicator who is analytical and possess numerical skills

So if you want to steer the future course of a high-profile business that affects millions of people every day, apply today

Due to the fast-paced nature of Sky's businesses; our vacancy closing dates may be subject to change – at present the closing date for applications is 29th October 2017.

Happy to talk flexible working

It’s our people that make Sky Europe’s leading entertainment company. That’s why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.

How to apply

Please complete the online application:

Graduate Opportunities at City Football Group

Where: England - Multiple

Deadline: October 29, 2017

Type: Graduate

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Graduate recruitment opportunities at City Football Group

City Football Group (the owner of football clubs including Manchester City FC) has a number of full-time graduate job opportunities available to highly driven individuals with an excellent academic record and the desire to work in an exciting and rapidly growing sector. The roles will be initially based in either the Manchester or London offices beginning in August 2018 or January 2019.


City Football Group has an unrivalled global presence, with football clubs, academies, minority shareholdings and affiliated teams in Europe, Asia, North America, South America and Australia.

The Group has two support companies, City Football Services and City Football Marketing, which operate from a number of offices around the world. City Football Services shares footballing IP and 'know-how' to recruit, develop, train and win. City Football Marketing creates media, marketing and fan engagement properties to support the commercial development of clubs and their partners.

The common aim across all clubs is to provide the best possible experience and an unrivalled opportunity for fans and communities to participate in, and benefit from, football at both a local and global level. City Football Group prides itself on having a diverse family of employees who share a passion for beautiful football and a steadfast commitment to the local community. City people are innovative, collaborative and motivated by success.


We are looking for highly driven individuals who combine excellent academic standards with the drive to excel in a challenging yet incredibly exciting environment, and help CFG lead commercial innovation in the sporting world. Successful applicants will join the Operations Development team as an Analyst on a two-year fixed-term contract, working on business strategy before migrating into operational roles across departments such as:

  • Business Intelligence & Partnerships
  • City Football Services
  • Communications
  • Fan Relationship Management
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Operations Development

How to Apply:

1.Please fill out the following online application

2.Send a copy of your CV and Cover Letter to with the subject 'CFG Graduate Programme Application - First Name Last Name' by Sunday October 29th, 11:59pm BST. Please send this using the e-mail address entered in the survey, so that we can match your application.

(Applications missing one of the two components may be excluded from consideration)

For more information and the CFG Graduate Prospectus please follow:

Digital Global Graduate Programme at HSBC

Where: Worldwide

Deadline: October 29, 2017

Type: Graduate

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Graduate Programme:

We’re looking for the future digital specialists who will drive and innovate the experience for millions of our customers in Retail Banking and Wealth Management. Whether collaborating virtually with our colleagues in Pune, reviewing a fintech start-up in the Pearl River Delta, or helping develop new digital products in Mexico, you will be in good company.

On the two-year graduate programme you will complete five rotations, giving you well-rounded experience across our Digital business in both customer-facing and specialist head office environments. Rotations could include areas such as Digital Marketing, our Digital Centre of Excellence, country or regional Digital teams, Innovation, Customer Value Management, Partnerships, Risk and IT.


We offer excellent opportunities for you to grow your career. We take your development seriously and are committed to supporting you in driving your career forward. This starts with our Global Induction which will provide you with an overview of HSBC, the opportunity to connect with peers and business leaders from across the world, and will prepare you for the programme.

During the programme you’ll develop core technical and leadership capabilities. You will work in an open, collaborative environment that values learning. You will receive digital and agile project management training. You will also have the opportunity to work towards Google and Adobe Analytics certificates. We are here to support your development but as a forward-thinking, motivated individual it will be up to you to drive it.

You will also be assigned a mentor and buddy, who will give you advice and share ideas, and draw on the knowledge of experienced colleagues around you. We'll encourage you to build your network of contacts, which will be invaluable as your HSBC career unfolds

Leading and developing a team of people is key to helping our customers achieve their hopes, dreams and ambitions. We’ll develop your leadership abilities and give you the skills you need to steer both your career and our future.

Joining HSBC is more than just a job. On completion of the programme, you could join one of our digital teams within Retail Banking and Wealth Management before moving into a senior, specialist role. Following this career path could lead to your becoming a regional or country head.

How to Apply:

Please submit online application via

Digital Internship at HSBC

Where: Asia

Deadline: October 29, 2017

Type: Internship

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The Programme:

We’re looking for the future leaders of Digital – and this starts with our internship. You will need to be forward-thinking, driven and perceptive, open to different ideas and cultures and enjoy being part of a team.

This internship lasts for eight weeks. Your time will be spent working in key areas such as product development, performance marketing, business innovation and analytics. We’ll encourage you to take on responsibility and bring new ideas as a valued part of the team. The internship will give you an introduction to the range and complexity of Retail Banking and Wealth Management and the growing importance of digital developments and solutions for our millions of customers.

During the internship, you’ll develop critical skills in a fast-moving, customer-focused environment. After a short induction, you’ll move into a project that will have an impact on the bank’s success, and where you will benefit from on-the-job training.

You’ll have the support of a line manager who can offer advice on your career options. A buddy will be assigned to you, who you can share ideas with and who will give you guidance and support. You can also attend regular business and social events to complement your day-to-day role so that you can build your own network, which will prove invaluable in the future.

We offer internship opportunities in Digital within Retail Banking and Wealth Management for students in the penultimate year of their university degree.

The Digital Internship is the start of a successful international career in banking. Perform well and you will be given the opportunity to join the Digital Global Graduate Programme on completion of your studies.

How to Apply:

Please submit online application via

Year Long Placements at Pfizer Ltd

Where: England - Multiple

Deadline: October 29, 2017

Type: Placement Year

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About Pfizer Ltd

Pfizer is one of the world’s premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies, discovering, developing and providing over 100 different medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products that help save and transform the lives of millions of people in the UK and around the world every year.

Our programme gives undergraduates the opportunity to experience working in Pfizer’s Research & Development and Commercial business over 12 months. During this time, we will provide you with a unique set of experiences that will serve to develop and broaden the critical skill sets and competencies you need to be successful in the business environment. You'll be involved in important departmental activities and projects, be given a high-level of responsibility and the opportunity to really contribute to the success of the team in which you work.

It is a fantastic opportunity to gain an insight into how one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies operates, while advancing your own academic knowledge and technical skills.

About the Programme

The programme provides paid placements across the Pfizer UK organisation from brand management to research & development. The programme commences in September and recruitment for the scheme starts the year before your placement year.

Placements are based across three of our UK sites: Sandwich - Kent, Walton Oaks - Surrey and Hurley – Maidstone. All our sites have state of the art modern facilities, which can include (depending on location), staff restaurant, coffee shop, gym, free on-site parking and a Pfizer bus service from surrounding towns. What's more, you'll enjoy an industry competitive salary, 25.5 days holiday and a wide range of other benefits.


We are looking for highly motivated people who are good team players with a willingness to learn to join our organisation. Departments hiring undergraduates include:

  • Research & Development: Synthetic Chemistry, Analytical Research
    and Development, Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  • Commercial: Finance & Procurement, Marketing, Human Resources
    and Worldwide Safety and Regulatory.
  • Global Operations: Mechanical Engineering

For the full list of available roles, please visit

How to Apply

Please apply via

For further information please email our team at

ViiV Marketing and Performance Executive at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

Where: England - South East England

Deadline: October 29, 2017

Type: Placement Year

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Detailed description and scope of the role:

Work with cluster and stand-alone markets to drive the performance by the successful implementation of campaigns and launch plans

Support European markets to deliver successful campaigns in liaison with medical, commercial digital and capability leads, by tailoring activities and marketing materials

Liaise with European markets to understand what works where and what can be improved, to share best practice & help improve performance and capabilities – ensure collection of best practices and regular sharing among markets (TCs, conferences, 1:1s, etc.)

Lead the development of materials for internal meetings and conferences such as presentations, posters and booths

Planning and organising European conferences and meetings

Leading projects and co-ordination with external agencies, team members and colleagues across European teams

Support communications for the internal team (newsletter, website, etc.) cascading information to the relevant stakeholders from a variety of sources in a timely manner;

Support monitoring of the team budget (POs, cross-charges, invoice tracker, etc.), consolidate individual team budgets into operating budget summaries and liaise with finance team on budget monitoring

Find out more about ViiV Healthcare:

Additional Details: PLEASE NOTE: The interview date for successful applicants is expected to be held at the end of November 2017.

How to Apply:

The usual application process includes an online application, online tests, video interview and the final stage is an assessment centre. Please apply via GSK website:

Account Associate in Healthcare for W2O Group

Where: Greater London

Deadline: October 30, 2017

Type: Graduate

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W2O Group is an integrated marketing agency with expertise in brand and digital strategy, creative development and communications services. We work with clients to craft their positioning, strategy, and messaging, as well as supporting connection with customers across multiple communication channels. Our goal is to make our clients relevant in a distracted world.

Our teams have the right perspective to pivot to today's landscape and anticipate tomorrow's. We are experts in audience architecture, mind-blowing creative and agile multi-media campaigns. Our work is created with the end in mind so it makes executional impact which ripples from local market communities to global stages.

W2O Group is looking for driven, savvy game changers who are ready to dive into the trenches and make an immediate impact. We are currently seeking an Account Associate with an enthusiasm to learn and embrace a career in healthcare marketing communications. The position offers a great opportunity for an individual with a passion for healthcare to work with leading clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical devices and health IT fields.


  • Primary responsibility for supporting the team on internal and external communications account management activities across all W2O Group accounts
  • Strong capability in project management and interest in communications
  • Help build the agency’s healthcare practice via active engagement in new business development, client and account management, and the creation and implementation of project plans


  • Manage timelines, calendars, project trackers and overall account support materials
  • Support monitoring needs for clients
  • Support research needs for clients
  • Develop media lists as needed
  • Incorporate client edits to documents and materials
  • Ensure that the team is on track with deliverables and timelines
  • Stay on top of relevant trends and flag to managers and clients as appropriate


  • An interest in corporate accounts/the healthcare sector and a willingness to learn and grow both within the company and the industry
  • Open minded and eager to learn – the more you put in, the more you get out!
  • Highly organized with a mindfulness of deadlines, the ability to manage multiple tasks based on priorities and a strong attention to detail
  • Independent thinker confident in taking ownership of assets and material development, but a team player who enjoys collaboration
  • Professional presence, performs with a sense of urgency and with a client service orientation
  • Has confidence to manage upward when required; able to communicate with managers when deadlines will not be met or when issues are foreseeable
  • High energy, able to effectively operate in fast-paced, growing and evolving environment
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic, with a track record of following through on client requests and with high-quality deliverables on schedule and on budget
  • Has good understanding of social media vehicles and is comfortable managing and drafting communications around them
  • Strong written and oral communication and presentations skills
  • Good management of Microsoft Office tools (PowerPoint, Word, Excel) – particularly PowerPoint
  • 1 year of previous professional work experience preferred
  • BA or equivalent work experience required


Please send a copy of your CV to