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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.

Graduate Programme - Various Workstreams at Kent County Council

Where: England - South East

Deadline: July 5, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Customer Service and Administration

Local Authority

About the Role:

Whether it’s social care, education, transport or strategic planning, our focus is on improving lives. We want to ensure every pound spent in the county delivers better outcomes for our residents, communities and businesses. Join our fast-track graduate programme and you can be part of it. We’ll help you achieve your ambitions as you help us achieve ours.

Find out what to expect, entry requirements, what the application process is and when you can apply.

Graduate Programme – Information Governance (Legal)
Graduate Programme – Highways, Transportation and Waste
Graduate Programme – Business Change
Graduate Programme – Strategic Commissioning
Graduate Programme – Adults Project Management

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '234WD'

Management Trainee Programme - Operations, Services & Technology at Hang Seng Bank

Where: Hong Kong

Deadline: July 5, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

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

Founded in 1933, Hang Seng Bank Limited is one of Hong Kong’s largest listed companies. As a financial institution ranking as the ‘Best Domestic Bank in Hong Kong’ for the past 13 years, the Bank’s major business activities comprise retail banking and wealth management, commercial banking, global banking and markets, and private banking.

About the Role:

Join us and you too can gain valuable experience across our business and make significant contributions throughout your career in Operations, Services and Technology (HOST) as our 2019 MT.

This three-year, fast-track programme is intense and challenging, where you will receive comprehensive classroom training on business, products and services, exposure to China and overseas business, job rotation within your business / function stream, support in attaining professional qualifications and senior management mentorship. Most importantly, you will be exposed to the best global banking practices and the opportunity to develop your career in a financial institution that has ranked as the ‘Best Domestic Bank in Hong Kong’ for the past 19 years.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above from an accredited university
  • Fresh graduates or candidates with less than three years’ working experience
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Strong business acumen and analytical ability
  • Strong self-motivation and drive to achieve excellence
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Capable of serving as a role model for displaying openness, teamwork and integrity
  • Permanent residents of Hong Kong or holding a valid Hong Kong work visa

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3LQX7'

Management Trainee Programme - Operations, Services & Technology at Hang Seng Bank

Where: Hong Kong

Deadline: July 5, 2019

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

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

Founded in 1933, Hang Seng Bank Limited is one of Hong Kong’s largest listed companies. As a financial institution ranking as the ‘Best Domestic Bank in Hong Kong’ for the past 13 years, the Bank’s major business activities comprise retail banking and wealth management, commercial banking, global banking and markets, and private banking.

About the Role:

Join us and you too can gain valuable experience across our business and make significant contributions throughout your career in Operations, Services and Technology (HOST) as our 2019 MT.

This three-year, fast-track programme is intense and challenging, where you will receive comprehensive classroom training on business, products and services, exposure to China and overseas business, job rotation within your business / function stream, support in attaining professional qualifications and senior management mentorship. Most importantly, you will be exposed to the best global banking practices and the opportunity to develop your career in a financial institution that has ranked as the ‘Best Domestic Bank in Hong Kong’ for the past 19 years.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above from an accredited university
  • Fresh graduates or candidates with less than three years’ working experience
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Strong business acumen and analytical ability
  • Strong self-motivation and drive to achieve excellence
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Capable of serving as a role model for displaying openness, teamwork and integrity
  • Permanent residents of Hong Kong or holding a valid Hong Kong work visa

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3LQX7'

Economics Consultant at Volterra Partners

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: July 5, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Business, consulting and general management

Volterra is an independent and highly successful Economic Consultancy. We specialise in the economic, social and regenerative impacts of development and infrastructure. We developed the original business case and wider economic benefits case for Crossrail, the Northern Line Extension and have worked on High Speed One and High Speed Two.

About the Role:

There is an opportunity to join us. We are looking for both graduates and consultants with a couple of years’ experience to join our growing team. The nature of the company means that the role can be adapted to your experience, giving you both the flexibility and support to progress in your role. You will have exposure to a variety of projects and big name clients from multinationals and government departments to trade bodies.

We are looking for bright and commercially aware graduates, as well as experienced hires (with a couple of years’ experience from a related field, or bright individuals looking for a career change), to join our friendly and intellectually curious team of Economists.

This exciting role will involve:

- Technical, quantitative work
- Qualitative background research and reading
- Report writing and client liaison
- Developing project methodologies
- Writing proposals and supporting on key projects

Requirements:

  • 2:1 or 1st class degree (or equivalent) in a numerate discipline: Economics, Mathematics, PPE, as well as others will be considered
  • Excellent research and analysis skills
  • Strong command of written and spoken English
  • Communication skills and commercial awareness

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '23DDM'

Policy And Information Intern at The Challenging Behaviour Foundation

Where: England - South East

Deadline: July 8, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

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

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation (CBF) is a carer-led National charity specialising in challenging behaviour associated with severe learning disabilities. We provide information and support to family carers and professionals, lead projects and support research to demonstrate how services can be improved, and work to highlight the needs of those with challenging behaviour and influence policy on their behalf

About the Role:

  • To support the Challenging Behaviour Foundation’s (CBF) work to influence change in national policy and implementation.
  • To support the Challenging Behaviour – National Strategy Group
  • To contribute to the development of existing and new resources
  • To support the CBF’s communications strategy
  • To contribute to other CBF projects as appropriate

Responsibilities may include:

  1. Working with the Policy Team to support the Challenging Behaviour – National Strategy Group (CB-NSG) and steering group:
  • Organising a national meeting of key stakeholders and a steering group meeting in collaboration with colleagues
  • Preparation of papers for national and steering group meetings
  • Maintain and review group membership
  • Extracting and reviewing data to contribute to campaign activity
  • Any other tasks identified by steering group or Policy Team

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '2388M'

Trainee Internal Auditor at Veritau Ltd

Where: England - North Yorkshire

Deadline: July 10, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Information, advice and guidance

Established in 2009, Veritau is a shared service company providing a broad range of public sector assurance services, including internal audit, counter fraud and information governance. The company has quickly built a reputation for providing high quality and cost effective services to local authorities and other public sector organisations across the Yorkshire and Humberside region. Our approach is designed to combine the best of private sector flexibility and innovation with public sector commitment. We provide services which are tailored to meet the specific needs of our clients and genuinely add value.

About the Role:

TRAINEE INTERNAL AUDITOR

Salary £19,554 - £21,589 plus up to 3% performance related pay

This role represents an excellent opportunity to train for a professional career in the public sector.

We are looking for a trainee internal auditor to undertake a training programme which will lead to membership of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors. Reporting to the audit manager you will assist in the delivery of high quality risk-based audit services across a wide ranging portfolio, gaining experience of local authority service delivery.

The package includes membership of a company pension scheme, performance related pay, generous leave entitlement, flexible working arrangements, and supported study leave.

Requirements:

You should hold a good degree (or be in the final year of your degree course) or have equivalent specialist knowledge. You should also be outgoing, enthusiastic and self-motivated, be willing to work with others in a team environment and have good interpersonal skills.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'AB9E6'

Associate Recruitment Consultant at Global Accounting Network

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: July 10, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : HR and recruitment

Global Accounting Network is a boutique search and recruitment firm specialising in permanent and interim recruitment for Qualified Accountants, Finance Systems and Projects across the UK and internationally. Established in 2011, we’ve grown a reputation within the industry for delivering a world class service and developing exceptional partnerships with our clients and candidates. With over 40 years of recruitment experience in the finance sector, GAN are able to provide a bespoke service to their clients and candidates with unrivalled recruitment expertise and specific industry knowledge.

About the Role:

This is a "work whilst you train" scheme to develop the superstar recruiters of tomorrow. The role combines classroom-based training, 121 coaching and at desk real client/candidate development. You will learn all aspects of sales and the full recruitment process - candidate cycle, client cycle and vacancy cycle. In addition we will train you in business and equip you to work with senior finance and business professionals. As you progress through the modules you will learn all aspects of running a recruitment desk.

As you would expect this is a target based environment and you will work to specially designed Academy KPI's. You will earn both basic and commission and at the end of the training period join either the Permanent or Interim desks. The commission scheme is uncapped with real high earning potential.

Requirements:

This is a graduate position (2.2 or above). Ideally you should also have some experience in an office in a sales or client facing role. Above all its about you as an individual. You should be driven by success, ambitious and ready to build a career.

We have a sophisticated approach to client engagement. We look for intelligent, business savvy and hungry people. The role will involve working with finance professionals up to C-Suite so the confidence to talk to business people of all levels is a must.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '7VZL3'

Contract Optimisation Trainee at Veolia

Where: England - South East

Deadline: July 10, 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.

About the Role:

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a graduate to join the Veolia team as part of the Graduate Development Programme on the Role Specific Stream. The role will be predominantly helping the Service to prepare for the next contract in East Kent to allow us to fully consider our current operations, our future requirements and potential technological advancements.

Your principal responsibilities will be to:

  • Record and consider waste presentation rates, route size, attributable tonnages, vehicle utilisation and suitability
  • Map information collected to create spreadsheets and reports on findings
  • Assist the team in creating new collection routes mindful of the opportunity to change collection days in our next potential contract (January ‘21)
  • Research, review and recommend technological opportunities utilised within other contracts, other parts of the business and in the wider industry to move away from largely paper based work packages.

Requirements:

  • Degree level qualification in any discipline (2:1 minimum by September 2019)
  • IT literate with an interest in new technology
  • Ability to create, understand and present relevant data.
  • Proactive and self-motivating
  • Ability to deal with stakeholders of all types, internal and external to Veolia.
  • Ability to work in a team and independently when necessary.
  • Full, clean driving licence

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'O9M8K'