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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.

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'

Supply Chain Analyst at Joules Ltd

Where: England - East Midlands

Deadline: June 24, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Retail, sales and purchasing

Established in Britain by Tom Joule nearly three decades ago, Joules is a true premium lifestyle brand with an authentic heritage. As a multi-channel brand with a global appeal, we carefully design clothing, footwear and accessories for women, men, children and babies – whilst our homeware, toiletries, eyewear and other new collections are constantly expanding.

About the Role:

Within the Joules supply chain we have a duty to move clothing, homeware and footwear around the globe in the most efficient and cost effective way, whilst adhering to all relevant legal requirements of international shipping.

At Joules we value the unique nature of our culture and we are now looking for a Supply Chain Analyst who thrives on working in a fast paced, vibrant and ever changing environment.

The successful candidate will be the data go to person within Joules supply chain by providing accurate reporting of detailed data analysis. You will gain an in depth understanding of Joules systems to provide support to the wider supply chain operation.

Requirements:

  • Ability to analyse and interpret large amounts of data
  • Ability to communicate in a timely and effective manner both internally and externally
  • Experienced in the use of Microsoft office applications, with advanced excel skills
  • Able to use initiative and provide solutions to supply chain challenges
  • Ability to present data in an easily understandable format
  • Committed approach to process compliance
  • Desire to work in Retail

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'E9E87'

Graduate Operations Executive at Graduate Recruitment Bureau

Where: England - South East

Deadline: June 24, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

A fast-growing property management start-up specialising in short-term lettings - in fact they are the largest in this field already. They specialise in managing the properties of AirBnb 'hosts', providing services such as listing, cleaning, vetting, price optimisation and property maintenance.

Since setting up in London in 2015 they have already secured £10m of investment and have launched in Edinburgh, Dublin, Brighton, four sites in Australia and will be setting up Bristol and Paris in the near future. This means they can offer the prospect of international relocation and the chance for you to run a business in the near future!

About the Role:

We are looking for a confident, motivated graduate who possesses great communication and leadership skills. Working as an Operations Executive you will take responsibility for your own team of contractors and suppliers to ensure that you consistently deliver on their customer promise and maintain the highest standards of service.

Key responsibilities:

  • Managing the team of contractors and suppliers including hiring activities, onboarding and providing support
  • Improving processes to increase efficiency
  • Develop strong relationships with contacts both internally and externally
  • Performance management of your team
  • Effectively using internal systems and ensuring all data is accurate and up-to-date

Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level in any subject
  • Team management experience is highly desirable
  • A desire to join a global organisation with global opportunities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive and motivated to meet high standards

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'E94DO'

Graduate Policy & Communications Officer (Healthcare) at Company Chemists' Association

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: June 24, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Business, consulting and general management

The Company Chemists’ Association (CCA) is the trade association for large pharmacy operators in England, Scotland and Wales. Our members include ASDA, Boots, LloydsPharmacy, Morrisons, Rowlands Pharmacy, Superdrug, Tesco and Well, who between them own and operate over 6,000 pharmacies, around half the UK market.

About the Role:

We are looking for a bright and ambitious graduate to fill a full-time position as part of our small but dynamic team based in Central London. This new and varied role will span both policy analysis and communications work and will involve regular contact with senior clinicians and leaders from across healthcare and government.

With a keen interest in public policy, and a mind for critical analysis, you’ll be conducting research and gathering input to support and inform the CCA’s activities to influence government and other stakeholders for the benefit of our members. You will regularly scan press outlets to identify new policy developments or proposals relevant to our members and you’ll support with proactive PR programmes and campaigns. You’ll also help develop engaging content for communications out to our CCA representatives on local pharmacy contractor bodies across the country.

  • Support the CCA team to produce policy and communications products which effectively promote our members’ interests.
  • Support the advocacy of the CCA to stakeholders across England, Scotland and Wales and to promote the organisation’s vision, mission and values.
  • Conduct research and critical analysis to inform CCA influencing activities.
  • Support with internal communications to CCA representatives on local pharmacy contractor representative bodies.

Requirements:

  • Educated to undergraduate or master’s degree level (ideally in a discipline which has required quantitative and qualitative data analysis).
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to rapidly understand complex concepts and situations.
  • Ability to build and develop good working relationships.
  • Good time management skills and ability to manage multiple projects at once with associated deadlines.
  • Experience of working in an office environment.
  • Proficient in IT usage and applications.
  • Insight into the role of a trade association in influencing Government and other policy makers (desirable).
  • Team player
  • Self-motivated
  • Proactive
  • Quick learner
  • Analytical
  • Methodical
  • Adaptable
  • Concern for order and quality

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'N2JM9'

Project Coodinator (Part-time) at Gradconsult Ltd

Where: England - South Yorkshire

Deadline: June 25, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: HR and recruitment

Gradconsult specialises in graduate recruitment and university employability in the UK. Our clients include big name employers, leading universities and professional bodies. Outside of the graduate field we also do leadership development, coaching and talent management work.

About the Role:

As a Project Coordinator, your role is to provide office-based support for our Consultants and Directors to deliver projects for our clients. This part-time (15 hours per week) role will be focussed on supporting the administration and co-ordination of the Sheffield City Region RISE graduate internship scheme, which we have delivered since it’s inception in 2013. This is a busy and complex project with things going on every day – so we’re looking for someone who wants to work for 3 hours per day, Monday-Friday, rather than two full days a week. This might be an ideal opportunity for someone who is looking to work in an administrative role that fits with school hours, or fits around a second job. Typical tasks and activities in the role include:

  • Fielding telephone enquiries and providing information about the scheme
  • Promoting details of new intakes to local contacts, businesses, advisers and networks
  • Writing up meeting notes and drafting job adverts
  • Screening written applications
  • Communicating with businesses on recruitment stats and progress
  • Booking venues and catering for events, and sending out details to participants
  • Arranging and confirming interview dates, communicating with businesses and our partners
  • Following up on interviews, internship progress and ultimately internship outcomes
  • Producing and printing materials for promotion and training
  • Social media posts
  • Chasing, collating and filing signed employer agreement forms
  • Meticulous filing and note-taking to keep our on-line project board and shared drive up to date
  • Preparing monthly reporting statistics and reports

Requirements:

We are looking for some who has experience of an administration role in a busy environment. But beyond that we are really looking for someone who has these critical personal traits and skills:

  • High levels of literacy and numeracy
  • Exceptionally well organised
  • Exceptional attention to detail, able to be accurate even when working at a fast pace
  • Someone who has a large capacity for work and a high volume of throughput
  • Able to handle lots of rapidly changing of information and recall specific detail
  • Able to make a genuine connection with people at every level from Vice Chancellors and HR Directors through to our lovely cleaners
  • Flexible and able to cope with changing priorities and deadlines
  • Meticulous attention to detail and high levels of accuracy
  • Autonomous and self-starting - able to see what needs doing, crack on and make things happen
  • Able to pick new things up quickly
  • Has no problem doing the little tasks as well as the big ones
  • Great customer focus - in particular a fabulous, friendly, professional phone/email manner
  • Solid skills with MS Office, in particular Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '2DB8K'

Customer Care Advisor at Net World Sports

Where: Wales

Deadline: June 25, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Retail, sales and purchasing

At Net World Sports everything we do is about giving our customers the very best. We’re the champions of sourcing and manufacturing the best quality sporting products, we deliver your orders in the quickest possible time and we constantly strive to offer unbeatable value. Our relentless dedication to offering the best experience possible means that our customer service is unrivalled. We won’t be beaten.

About the Role:

Our Customer Care team are an energetic and friendly bunch, all working hard to ensure that every single customer truly understands how much we value their custom. Our customers are the people who drive our business forward and fuel all future success, therefore their happiness is at the heart of everything we do.

No two queries are the same so we work relentlessly to find solutions which will exceed each individual customer’s expectations. Ultimately we never want a customer to forget the fantastic experience they’ve had with us, so you’ll be crucial in ensuring we show just how much we care.

Building relationships with our customers is vital and whether you’re reviewing orders, taking payments, arranging shipments or advising on different products, you’ll be the voice of our brand and the customer’s main point of contact.

Requirements:

  • You must be passionate about customer experience and making people happy.
  • You’re ever professional but have the charisma, energy and interest to establish a rapport with customers, building long-term relationships.
  • Your communication skills, both written and verbal, are excellent and you’ve got the highest attention to detail.
  • You thrive in fast-paced, changeable environments, you think proactively and meet tight deadlines.
  • You’ll be full of ideas, constantly suggesting ways that we can improve.
  • You’ve got the confidence to make real time decisions, think on the spot and initiate action.
  • You’ll have an enthusiastic, positive attitude, and you’ll thrive on a challenge.
  • You’ll be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • You’ll be proficient in MS Word, MS Excel and Outlook.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'E9EV7'

Graduate Business Analyst at Spirit Data Capture Ltd

Where: England - North West

Deadline: June 25, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: IT

Spirit provides mobile computing and data capture solutions that can include some or all of the following:

  • Software
  • Hardware
  • Manage Services

About the Role:

Reporting to the Director of Software the primary function of the Graduate Business Analyst will be to implement multiple small and large software/mobile application development projects from the concept through to go live in order to deliver projects according to plan.

You will work across multiple stages of the project lifecycle to take customer and business propositions, critically evaluate them and develop and agree an end to end customer and technical design (with full specification level deliverables from entry to build followed by a level of support through the project lifecycle).

This role is part of the technical team providing a managed service solution to external customers for mobile devices and software applications.

Key areas of focus are:

  • Scope and schedule project goals, milestones and deliverables
  • Work with the internal technical teams and customers to define and plan the project life cycle deployment; manage completion schedule estimation and resource planning
  • Create and maintain detailed project plans; monitor, track and report on project progress; manage project scope, issues, risks, change orders, and escalations to the Software Director.
  • Coordinate with the technical teams to project manage each release through planning, development, test and delivery phases
  • Obtain approval on proposed scope and prioritisation changes
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Science or related course
  • Core BA skills including requirements elicitation, process design and specification documentation.
  • The ability to demonstrate solid knowledge of software products, processes and tools.

You will:

  • Be a disciplined thinker with outstanding organisational skills, capable of working across organisational boundaries in a very demanding, high-output environment.
  • Have excellent English written & oral communications - attention to detail and accuracy is essential.
  • Be pro-active, adaptable and results driven, overcoming hurdles for yourself and the team.
  • Be a team player who must be able to work under pressure, juggle multiple projects, using own initiative and motivation to meet deadlines and set priorities without close supervision.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '7MYZ3'