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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.

Advertising Sales Executive at Living North

Where: England - North East

Deadline: June 22, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Marketing, advertising and PR

Living North is a privately owned, independent publishing company with a lead title: Living North. It also publishes a number of carefully researched supplements (directories) which highlight the best of various subject areas, for example: restaurants, interiors, artists and galleries and the like.

About the Role:

Living North are currently expanding their advertising sales team. The successful candidate will sell advertising and sponsorship across Living North Magazines (North East and Yorkshire) and Living North’s digital media and online channels.

Working alongside our team of editorial, events and design staff, the successful candidate will have responsibilities in all areas of advertising sales.

Requirements:

The successful candidate must:

  • Be confident and have an outgoing attitude
  • Be target driven with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to deadlines
  • Have a sound knowledge of the North East and/or Yorkshire
  • Have an interest in publishing
  • Be computer literate
  • Be able to work as part of a successful team

It would be helpful if the successful candidate had:

  • Previous sales experience, particularly telesales
  • Degree level education

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'E9O8O'

Graduate Consultant at Customs Connect

Where: England - West Midlands

Deadline: June 22, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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

Customs Connect Limited is a consultancy firm specialising in Customs and International Trade advisory.

It was founded in August 2009 to provide high quality Tariff Classification, Duty Suspensions, Planning & Compliance, VAT, Export Controls and Recovery Audit services to industry clients.

About the Role:

An opportunity has arisen for a Trainee Customs Consultant situated at our Worcester office. The successful candidate will take an active role in supporting the following business streams:

  • Customs Classification
  • Planning & Compliance
  • Brexit Modelling
  • Autonomous Duty Suspensions
  • VAT
  • Export Controls
  • Recovery Audit

They will also have the chance to complement this with a professional training qualification, with a degree of flexibility in this choice to meet the candidate’s preferences and career ambition. The position will require travel throughout the UK and abroad as we have offices across much of Europe from Sweden to Poland and as far-a-field as Dubai. Upon submission of a CV, a more comprehensive and technical job specification will be sent.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'N2324'

Purchase Ledger at freuds

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: June 22, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Marketing, advertising and PR

freuds starts every relationship with the truth: an open and honest take on how brands should behave in order to earn their way into people’s lives. Only taking on work once we know we can make a real difference, this truth is based on insight rather than intuition.

We join the dots between this insight, strategy, creativity, measurement – and our sheer love of the work – to build campaigns that create tailored and meaningful impact.

About the Role:

We are excited to be adding a new Purchase Ledger role to our Finance team.

This role will suit a recent graduate with a relevant degree, someone with excellent communication skills and a confident and out-going character. If you’re looking to kick-start an accountancy career this is the perfect opportunity to develop your skills in a vibrant and fast-paced team.

Requirements:

To administer the purchase ledger and ensure that outward payments are made in accordance with payment terms. Responsible for checking invoices for accuracy, organising payments to suppliers in a timely manner, being the first point of contact for purchase ledger queries and maintaining an efficient filing system.

There is scope for the role to develop and duties to be rotated to incorporate tasks such as managing recharges and reconciling petty cash, to eventually bringing in some management account experience, for the right individual who is willing to work hard and is ambitious.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '2DWJ2'

Finance Intern at New Era Development (UK) Ltd

Where: England - South Yorkshire

Deadline: June 23, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Construction and property

New Era Development (UK) Ltd is an international property development company based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Founded in 2013, the company has been set up to develop large-scale projects in the North of England, starting with the £66 million New Era Square at St Mary’s Gate, Sheffield. Attracting several multi-million pound investors from China, the project signifies a huge boost in recent investment from China into the Sheffield City Region. Our subsidiary company, New Era Living Ltd, manages the New Era Student Living apartments.

About the Role:

Reporting to the Finance Executive, the Finance Intern will be responsible for assisting in the overall purchase ledger control, invoice approval process and all payments made.

Main Responsibilities and Job Duties:

  • Processing and logging of all incoming invoices.
  • Responsible for the reconciliation of supplier accounts.
  • Matching, batching and encoding of invoices.
  • Update the Finance Executive on any issues that may affect the financial status of the organisation.
  • Supporting the Finance Executive with any administrational tasks when required.

Requirements:

Essential Criteria:

  • Great attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Intermediate excel skills.


Desirable Criteria:

  • Familiar with Sage One system.
  • Previous purchase ledger experience.

How to Apply:

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

Finance Graduate at Premier Foods

Where: England - South East

Deadline: June 23, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Retail, sales and purchasing

At Premier Foods we have a purpose: to create food the nation loves most for modern life. We simply love great food and what it can mean for people. It’s our passion. And it’s a passion shared by around 4,000 colleagues who together bring our purpose to life across 13 locations in the UK.

About the Role:

The Finance function operates within our business units – UK and International – as well as at Group level, in Head Office and our Shared Service Centre in Manchester. It is focused on providing insightful information to enable informed, timely and agile decision making across the business and to maintain strong financial control across the Group. You will gain a broad exposure to the different faces of Finance, across a number of roles that will provide a great foundation to your career.

There will be three rotational placements of varying lengths, which will cover the following areas:

  • Commercial Finance Placement (Sales and Marketing)
  • Group Finance Placement – St Albans
  • Supply Chain Finance Placement

Requirements:

  • 3 A Levels – minimum of 280 UCAS points gained
  • Degree qualified (Finance / Accounting, Economics, Maths, Engineering preferred but not essential) 2:1 minimum achieved (or expected)
  • An understanding of the UK FMCG/Retail sectors
  • Clear career aspirations demonstrated through employment or work experience/placement
  • Experience of working within a Finance Department is desirable
  • Analytical and highly numerate - extremely detail conscious
  • The right to work in the UK and English speaking
  • UK driving licence
  • Your base will be St Albans AL1 2RE and you will need to be prepared to relocate here: you may be required to spend time in other locations with overnight stays which maybe ad hoc evenings or longer periods during your monthly placements
  • Experience of leadership roles across sports, hobbies or other interests
  • Strong Communicator both oral and written
  • Skilled in Microsoft Suite
  • Prepared to undertake professional study over a three-year period to gain a CIMA or ACCA qualification (fully funded by us)

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID ‘7M3JB'

Investment Analyst - Catapult / GM&C Life Sciences Fund at Catapult Ventures

Where: England - North West

Deadline: June 23, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

The team behind Catapult Ventures are among the most experienced venture capital investors in the UK.

Our experience spans a range of sectors from healthcare and pharmaceuticals to luxury consumer brands, manufacturing and software, as well as all stages: from start-ups and pre-revenue IP developers to company floatation and billions of pounds in revenue.

About the Role:

Catapult Ventures is a venture capital fund manager with an enviable track record, having recorded 10 exits since 2015 averaging a 4x cash multiple. Its track record in life sciences is especially strong, with recent exits including Accutronics, FDAS, Haemostatix, Lumora, Oxford Cryosystems, and Monica Healthcare.

Catapult is now seeking an Investment Analyst for its most recent fund – the GM&C Life Sciences Fund, based in Alderley Park. This is an exciting role for someone seeking an entry into the venture capital industry, working for one of the most active life science VC funds in the UK (~20 investments in circa 2 years).

This is a new role, the need for which is coming out of significant new deal flow and our growing portfolio. The successful applicant will work in a junior capacity across ALL aspects of the Fund, including deal flow, due diligence, transaction, portfolio management, investment relations and reporting. You will be busy!

Requirements:

Required:

  • Graduate with a 1st or 2:1 in a life science or medical subject and/or a post graduate qualification in a life science or medical subject.
  • Experience working in the life science industry or medical experience.
  • Demonstrable ability to interpret and assess scientific data from different sources to understand impact on investment decisions.
  • Strong commercial acumen and good financial analytical and modelling skills (i.e. Excel etc).
  • Excellent communication skills – able to communicate easily at a very senior level.
  • Impressive work ethic and excellent team dynamics.

Non-Essential:

  • An MBA and/or financial qualification(s).
  • Experience within an investment bank or venture capital environment (internship etc)
  • Experience of working within a VC-backed company (life science start-up etc)
  • Experience of starting own company

How to Apply;

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'J6KN9'

Consultant at The Strategy Unit

Where: England - West Midlands

Deadline: June 24, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Health, social and child care (incl. community)

The Strategy Unit was established in 2006, as a small specialist team within a Strategic Health Authority. Today, we are hosted by NHS Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit, operating as an autonomous consultancy with an annual turnover of around £3 million. We are in the NHS, for the NHS. Our staff are NHS employees and they are animated by NHS values.

About the Role:

We are recruiting at the Consultant level. We are seeking individuals with an analytical mindset, who understand the value of evidence and can take responsibility for the day-to-day delivery of project outputs.

Successful candidates will be provided with the chance to develop their skills, both through formal training and hands-on experience, working in high performing, multi-disciplinary teams within diverse project environments. The Strategy Unit encourages its staff to proactively seek out opportunities where they can add value to the team and its clients through a firm commitment to training and development.

Requirements:

The Strategy Unit needs people who can:

  • Take operational responsibility for the delivery of specific tasks within complex consultancy assignments, working under the direction of the project manager/director.
  • Have the ability to manage multiple tasks for multiple clients.
  • Manage their own programme of work, exhibiting high degrees of initiative and autonomy, drawing in advice and inputs from more senior staff as required;
  • Take responsibility for ensuring their work is completed to set budgets, ensuring that assignments are delivered within the available resources, on time and of the required quality.
  • Be calm under pressure and able to juggle competing priorities and tight deadlines

How to Apply:

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

Research Assistant at The Strategy Unit

Where: England - West Midlands

Deadline: June 24, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Health, social and child care (incl. community)

The Strategy Unit was established in 2006, as a small specialist team within a Strategic Health Authority. Today, we are hosted by NHS Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit, operating as an autonomous consultancy with an annual turnover of around £3 million. We are in the NHS, for the NHS. Our staff are NHS employees and they are animated by NHS values.

About the Role:

We are recruiting at the Research Assistant level. We are seeking individuals with an analytical mindset, who understand the value of evidence and can take responsibility for the day-to-day delivery of project outputs.

Successful candidates will be provided with the chance to develop their skills, both through formal training and hands-on experience, working in high performing, multi-disciplinary teams within diverse project environments. The Strategy Unit encourages its staff to proactively seek out opportunities where they can add value to the team and its clients through a firm commitment to training and development.

Requirements:

The Strategy Unit needs people who can:

  • Deliver specific tasks within complex consultancy assignments, working under the direction of the project manager/director.
  • Able to manage multiple tasks for multiple projects.
  • Take responsibility for their own tasks, exhibiting high degrees of initiative and autonomy, taking advice on aspects of their work as required.
  • Take responsibility for ensuring their work is completed as directed by the project manager/director, ensuring that assignments are delivered within the available resources, on time and of the required quality.
  • Be calm under pressure and able to juggle competing priorities and tight deadlines.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'OXAE2'