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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 Development Analyst at UMAI

Where: Malaysia, Singapore

Deadline: October 31, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: : IT

UMAI is a restaurant reservations app taking over the Asia Pacific region, one country at a time, and we are always in search of top people to join the organization. The team has extensive experience in building internet companies and has been part of growing some of the largest e-commerce ventures in the Asia Pacific region. In each city, UMAI strives to be one of digital media’s leading tastemakers. Through the app, we give our users access to the best restaurant experiences their city has to offer. From the hottest new openings to Michelin-starred classics and neighborhood gems, we help our users decide which restaurant to eat at.

About the Role:

  • Support strategic and daily business in one or more of our departments in both Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, all of which are internationally focused.
  • Take over your own project(s), where you’ll be responsible for leading a team and developing a strategic plan in areas such as business development, process implementation and optimization, marketing, recruitment, and more.
  • Take part in expanding the business in current markets, as well as develop it in new markets alongside a highly entrepreneurial and international team.

Requirements:

  • You have studied or are studying Business, Economics, Computer Science, or similar subjects
  • You have an entrepreneurial way of thinking and interest or experience in project management or entrepreneurship (e.g. working student jobs or internships, or through a company you have founded)
  • You have a keen interest in the startup world.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3QK8M'

Investment Internship at M&G Prudential

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: October 31, 2019

Type: Internship

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About the company:

M&G has been helping people to prosper by putting their investments to work for more than 85 years.

Today we manage the long-term savings of millions of people across Europe, Asia and the Americas. Our customers include individual savers and investors, members of pension schemes and life insurance policyholders. We look for the best opportunities to invest, across a wide range of assets, on behalf of people who care how their money is invested.

Our approach to investment management is long-term and we encourage our team of more than 350 investment professionals to think creatively, act with conviction and work collaboratively to meet our customers’ changing needs.

We currently manage £285.8 billion of customer assets (as of 30 June 2018) in investments including: bonds, equities, infrastructure, property, alternatives and cash.

Headquartered in London, we have offices in 16 countries and distribute our funds in 23 territories.

The value of investments will fluctuate, which will cause fund prices to fall as well as rise and you may not get back the original amount you invested.

About the role:

The 8 weeks is an immersive dive into the world of our investment activities which includes insight sessions on the M&G business units to provide a wide base of exposure within the company. Investment interns can also attend investment specific business info session to enhance their learning and ensure they have the opportunity to discuss more day to day activities and gain insight into the lives of our highly successful investment professionals. Each intern will have a buddy from our graduate cohort who will provide informal support and promote integration with the M&G family. You’ll also have the opportunity to attend networking and social events which are essential for promoting the work life balance encouraged at M&G.

You will learn from our industry leading investment professionals and will be encouraged to present your own views and ideas. Interns at M&G make valuable contributions to the teams they work in and will be involved in a variety of tasks focussed on investment analysis. The nature of the work will vary dependent on the business area and team that you are placed, but through collaboration with your assigned manager there is always opportunity to tailor the internship to things that you already enjoy while remaining open to new and exciting areas on offer at M&G.

Work that previous interns have been involved in includes:

  • Performing credit, company and market analysis
  • Analysing investment opportunities by creating cashflow models and producing investment summaries
  • Sourcing sector and stock specific ideas for funds

You will be placed in a team one of the following areas:

Fixed Income: M&G’s Fixed Income business manages £187bn of assets, predominately for pension funds and institutional investors. The business is home to one of Europe’s largest in-house credit research teams and consistently strong investment performance is delivered by our experienced portfolio managers. We invest in a wide variety of assets spanning public debt and private debt, of which we are the largest investor in the Europe.

Equities: Our Equities business manages over £67.5bn both in the UK and globally across a range of investment styles including income, value and growth. We have a conviction-led, long-term approach to investing and believe that we can deliver the best returns for our clients through active, unconstrained management.

Macro Investment Business (Multi-Asset): The team is responsible for managing a number of funds that invest across a range of assets and can offer customers a diversified blend of equities, fixed income, property, cash and currencies in a single portfolio. The fund managers research the markets and decide how much to invest in each type of asset, making the asset allocation decision on behalf of our customers.

Investment Office: The M&G Prudential Investment Office is responsible for management and oversight of the internal Prudential assets, asset portfolio optimisation and M&G Prudential Treasury activities.

Real Estate: The Real Estate Team are specialist investors in all major real estate sectors across the globe. We focus on generating long-term, income-driven returns through active management and offer institutional investors exposure to real estate through both pooled vehicles and segregated mandates.

Team placements are determined on skill sets identified during the recruitment process, business needs and individual interests.

Throughout the scheme you will be assessed with a view to making 2020 Investment Graduate Scheme offers upon completion.

Requirements:

We are looking for innovators, creative thinkers and hands-on individuals with a desire to learn and who have a genuine interest in financial markets. Candidates who succeed with us are self-motivated, capable of building and maintaining relationships and work effectively as part of a team.

We champion our ideas and are, at the same time, comfortable to have these ideas challenged. Candidates must be able to formulate their own opinions by thinking both analytically and critically about problems.

We cast our net wide as we want to recruit candidates from diverse backgrounds, including those from a broad range of degree disciplines. If this sounds like you, and you are a penultimate year undergraduate headed for a 2:1 at undergraduate degree level, then get in touch to start your M&GPrudential journey.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'N4KN3'

Communications Analyst at Milltown Partner

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: October 31, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Marketing, advertising and PR

Milltown Partners is a global advisory firm that works with influential organisations and individuals on the communications and public policy challenges that define their reputations.

Our clients are leaders in their field: groundbreaking technology companies and their founders; global businesses and their CEOs; prominent individuals and renowned institutions.

About the Role:

Analysts at Milltown Partners drive our work, providing research, analysis and strategic advice to clients. They produce high quality communications materials, and become experts in identifying what might impact upon their clients’ reputations.

We are looking for candidates to join us at both offices (London & San Francisco) in March 2019 and September 2019, so please reach out if you’re interested in either city or either date.

Day to day work includes:

  • Developing an understanding of the client and their context through research;
  • Assessing the industry landscape, and ultimately using creativity and curiosity to find the insights that will help to identify the right communications strategy;
  • Advising clients, driving the execution process and helping to handle project management;
  • Writing and contributing crucial insights to strategy documents; and
  • Monitoring and analysing media coverage.

Requirements:

  • An outstanding academic background;
  • Exceptional writing skills;
  • An obsession with current affairs;
  • Strong analytical and research skills; and
  • Willingness to take on new and varied challenges.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'DM284'

Leadership Development Programme at Unlocked

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: October 31, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the company:

Unlocked is a unique two-year leadership development programme aimed at attracting a different kind of leader to work in prisons and focus on rehabilitation and reducing reoffending.

About the role:

Being a prison officer is a challenging but highly rewarding job. As well as the satisfaction of making a significant impact on one of society’s most intractable problems, you will gain attributes and experience that will make you stand out from any crowd.

The Unlocked Graduates leadership development programme also offers a wide range of benefits. In 2018 we won Personnel Today’s Graduate Scheme of the Year award, in recognition of the opportunities we provide. Our programme comes with the following comprehensive package of benefits:

  • Starting salary up to c.£30,000
  • Ongoing mentoring and continuing professional development
  • Work placement opportunities with employers outside the prison sector
  • Fully-funded, bespoke Master’s degree focused on leadership and rehabilitation
  • Opportunity to influence Government by contributing a policy paper
  • Further career opportunities in a range of industries, including government and public policy, law, consultancy, and many others
  • Deferred entry partner with the Civil Service Fast Stream
  • Preferential access to corporate partner schemes
  • Dedicated Alumni Officer providing career support after programme is completed

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'YG34M'

Summer Internship (Assurance) at PwC

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: October 31, 2019

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

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

Professional Services organisation

About the Role:

A key part of our purpose is building trust in society. We provide decision makers with information they can trust and give our clients confidence in an unpredictable world. We use cutting-edge technology to provide market-leading services for our clients, both in person and virtually.

Organisations in every industry are feeling the impact of disruptive technologies. With Intelligent Digital, we balance business understanding with technology innovation and human insight. We use cutting-edge technology to help solve our clients’ complex needs, and strengthen trust and transparency with their customers and investors. You’ll work in an environment that inspires you, and be given an active role in shaping the future of Assurance.

You’ll have an exceptional career experience working with and learning from experts in their fields. We embrace diversity, both in our people and the work you’ll do. We drive change through innovation. It’s this imagination and creativity, alongside the calibre of our teams, that mean we consistently win clients and projects, giving you the opportunity to work with market leading companies and leverage our global network.

Requirements:

  • You'll need to have or be on course for a 2.1 degree or above in any subject

How to apply:

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

Supply Graduate Programme UK at Diageo

Where: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Deadline: October 31, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the company:

Our products are at the heart of what we do at Diageo, and manufacturing and packaging them are some of the most important elements of our business. We want your input and ideas to improve our processes and help shape our future. This means you could be looking at ways to drive sustainability in all we do, involved in developing more cost effective bottling techniques or creating innovative new packaging methods.

The products we supply and the challenges we face vary from country to country, so it’s important that you understand how Diageo operates as an international company. We operate in a world full of heritage and innovation where age old craftsmanship meets cutting edge science and latest engineering technology, and over the three year programme with us you’ll grow your expertise in manufacturing (distillation and maturation, brewing, packaging and engineering), Supply Chain and/or Procurement.

Our International Supply Centre forms a key part of Diageo Global Supply and is a central pillar of our business with a strong integrated network of over 9,000 people (ISC currently has 4,300 people) .

About the role:

We’re looking for graduates who not only have the capability to succeed in our organisation today but also have the potential to be our leaders of tomorrow. We are looking for someone who is committed to the role and Diageo from day one. Full of energy, enthusiasm and optimism in everything you do. Following your instincts and standing up for what you feel is right.

You’ll have the opportunity to work collaboratively while showing your confidence and conviction to challenge people, in pursuit of finding the best and most innovative solutions for Diageo. Your drive and agility will be applied to overcome challenges and to develop yourself as you progress through the programme.

You’re able to build strong relationships in order to learn and grow together, as well as to influence and inspire others to always do better. Many of these relationships will be core to your success now and in the future as you progress through the organisation.

Requirements:

• Obtained or expecting to obtain a minimum Bachelor 2.1 academic degree or equivalent

• Studying one of the following subjects: Chemical Engineering/ Business Management/ Supply Chain/ Economics & Analytics/Risk & Governance – Environmental Engineering or similar.

• Fluency in English and in the relevant language to the market you are applying

• Mobile as you will be required to relocate geographically during the 3 year programme

• Graduating in 2020 or within the last 3 years

• Full, valid driving licence or a commitment to have one by the start of the programme

How to apply:

Click here to apply for this role.

ACA Graduate Trainee Accountant at Hawsons Chartered Accountants

Where: England - multiple

Deadline: November 1, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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

Hawsons Chartered Accountants was founded in the city in 1854 – more than 25 years before the creation of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales – by Alfred Allott and John Hewett.

The firm has since grown to become one of the UK’s leading independent accounting practices, with nearly 100 partners and staff across three UK offices, in Sheffield, Northampton and Doncaster. Our clients, many of whom are long standing, cover a broad range of types, sizes and business sectors. The partners at Hawsons are totally committed to remaining independent as we strongly believe this allows us to service your needs in the most effective manner. We help our clients expand and develop and deal with problems and opportunities as and when they arise.

About the Role:

3 year ICAEW training contracts commencing in September 2020 for graduates to work and study towards the ACA qualification.

An independent firm with 12 partners, around 100 staff, and offices in Sheffield, Northampton and Doncaster. A diverse range of clients enables students to receive a wide range of experience in audit, accountancy, tax and to assist in the provision of general financial advice and be involved in ad hoc assignments.

Trainees are encouraged to take responsibility for their own assignments at an early stage. Training for professional examinations is provided by one of the country’s leading firms of tutors, First Intuition. Comprehensive further training is provided on a structured basis both in-house and by a specialist training organisation.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '7VE9M'

Associate at Broster Buchanan Ltd

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: November 1, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the company:

Broster Buchanan Ltd is a national boutique professional services company specialising in providing recruitment, talent advisory and management consultancy services for a diverse client group. Set up over four years ago by experienced industry leaders, the company has offices in eight locations and is a high growth SME.

About the role:

Offered either as a year long sandwich placement, or as an opportunity for graduates, the role will involve working with the team on a variety of different business initiatives including: business development research; talent acquisition; tenders and proposals; report writing; marketing and events; administrative support. For the right person, this could potentially develop into a full time consulting role in the future after graduating.

Requirements:

This role will be best suited to someone looking to develop real-world business experience in a start-up SME environment. You will either be an undergraduate looking for a full year sandwich placements, or a graduate that is keen to gain some experience and explore their options for the future. Preferably, you will have an interest in business, and will have gained some previous experience in a customer facing role, and have strong verbal and written communication skills. Additionally, you will be well organised, great with systems, have an eye for detail and a thirst for knowledge.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'X4KYM'