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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.

Platts Commodity Summer Internship at S&P Global

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: December 31, 2019

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

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

At S&P Global, we don’t give you intelligence - we give you Essential Intelligence. The essential intelligence you need to make decisions with conviction. We’re the world’s foremost provider of ratings, benchmarks and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets. Our Divisions include:

  • S&P Ratings - Provides credit ratings, research and insights essential to driving growth and transparency.
  • Market Intelligence - Provides insights into companies, markets and data so that business and financial decisions can be made with conviction.
  • S&P Dow Jones Indices - the world’s largest resource for iconic and innovative indices, which helps investors, pinpoint global opportunities.
  • S&P Global Platts - Equips customers to identify and seize opportunities in energy and commodities, stimulating business growth and market transparency.

About the Role:

Responsibilities:

  • Identify drivers moving the daily markets
  • Learn and demonstrate successful interviewing techniques and how to obtain data for commentary
  • Write concise, informative commentary
  • Verify source information through appropriate channels
  • Learn and demonstrate understanding of Platts Market on Close assessment process
  • Complete all assigned news training modules and foundational training to learn about the commodity market. Shadow an experienced price reporter in assigned markets.

Requirements:

  • Fully matriculated students maintaining a minimum 2.1 in a BSc or BA degree, or equivalent
  • Postgraduate & Undergraduate students in their penultimate year of studies ONLY
  • All degrees welcome: concentration in Journalism, Communications, Business, Marketing, Economics, Mathematics, Finance, Engineering, or energy related disciplines preferred
  • Strong communication (good verbal skills, listening techniques, and a clear, concise writing style)
  • Able to learn quickly, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Understand importance of building strong relationships and partnering with team members
  • Problem-solving, time-management, attention to detail & organizational abilities to work efficiently with clients
  • Intellectually curious; the ability to learn quickly
  • Some knowledge of social media and web technologies (e.g. HTML)
  • Significant comfort level with suite of Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint Excel)

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'EMN27'

EMEA Trainee Program at Kraft Heinz

Where: Worldwide

Deadline: December 31, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the company:

The Kraft Heinz Company is revolutionizing the food industry – we will be the most profitable food company powered by the most talented people with unwavering commitment to our communities, leading brands and highest product quality in every category in which we compete. As a global powerhouse, Kraft Heinz represents over $26 billion in revenue and is the 5th largest food and beverage company in the world.

About the role:

A 4.5-month journey offering a unique chance to broaden your overall knowledge of how a multifaceted, multinational food company operates.

Designed for future leaders who seek a performance based culture that is built on meritocracy: ambitious, hardworking, passionate employees who deliver results will be rewarded.

Provides trainees with business support and mentorship throughout the program.

About the 4.5-month EMEA Trainee Program:

- Functional Bootcamp (6 weeks)
- Business Project (10 weeks)
- Field Sales Bootcamp (1 week)
- Leadership Bootcamp & Graduation (1 week)

  • During a 6-week functional bootcamp across Europe you will get a hands-on induction into all the different functions to accrue the experiences you will need to be successful as a future leader within Kraft Heinz (Sales, Marketing, Finance, Operations, People & Performance, R&D and Manufacturing).
  • This is followed by a real business project in one functional area. The project focuses on the development of key technical, business and leadership skills by completing high level assignments.
  • After this bootcamp you start in Field Sales bootcamp in the UK, where you will learn everything about the importance of sales.
  • After 4.5 months you will graduate and you will be placed into your first functional position.
  • Your location will be defined together before the start of the program. Your first role will be determined during the first 4.5 months of the Program.
  • Your career journey from that point forward is not governed by a set path and not limited to one function or tenure required in role.
  • Promotions are given to those who deserve, based purely on meritocracy!

How to apply:

Click here to apply for this role. (Reference ID: N4GJ4).

Actuarial Graduate Programme – Retirement at Willis Towers Watson

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: December 31, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Business, consulting and general management

Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW) is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has over 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries.

About the Role:

As a Retirement graduate, you’ll need good numerical and communication skills, the ability to plan work effectively and a strong desire to solve challenging, technical problems. You’ll develop consulting skills so that you can help clients understand and manage their pension risks.

Graduates at Willis Towers Watson benefit from all the resources and opportunities that a large company can provide, but this doesn’t come at the cost of individuality. You will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the leading figures in the pensions industry and also to be recognised for your personal contribution.

Regardless of which of our offices you join, you’ll be part of the bigger Willis Towers Watson community, and will be able to contribute to our fundraising and community activities, as well as our sporting and social groups. We are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment, enriched by our people, our clients, and the communities in which we work and live.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'DMQ8G'

Change and Business Solutions Internship at RBS

Where: England - North West, Scotland, Ireland

Deadline: December 31, 2019

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

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

Our brands are some of the best-known names in our industry – The Royal Bank of Scotland, NatWest, Coutts, Adam & Company, Ulster Bank, Lombard and many more.

We serve over 19 million customers and all their banking needs. Our headquarters are in Edinburgh and we also have offices in Manchester, Birmingham, London and Bristol as well as in many other communities right across the UK.

About the Role:

Change and Business Solutions

You’ll be gaining an insight into how we make sure we develop leading edge, innovative solutions on this paid internship, working on an exciting project that could lead you to joining us on a graduate scheme.

About the business area

Our change teams focus on keeping us competitive and commercially successful as a bank. We utilise key resources such as customer experiences, data and the latest technology, to develop cutting edge insight.

Ultimately, we’re enabling RBS and our businesses to be more agile, keeping us ahead of the curve when meeting our customers’ needs.

About the programme

The aim of this internship is to give you a taste of what it’s like to work here, along with valuable skills and experiences that you’ll bring into your future career.

We’ll reward you with a salary of £21,500 pro rata.

The programme starts with an induction day, where you’ll learn about RBS, meet your fellow interns, and get the chance to talk with colleagues from around our business.

You’ll then begin a unique 10 week placement, where you’ll attend training workshops, get involved with our live day to day work, and take part in a business project. This will give you the opportunity to complete research on a topic and come up with recommendations for improvement or change to support our ambitions.

During the programme, you’ll also work on a Social Impact Project. This will help you to develop keys skills covering team working, planning, creative thinking, business plan writing and problem solving – all while contributing to a valuable cause.

For the full 10 weeks, we’ll pair you with a buddy and a line manager, who’ll help you grow your network and provide guidance and support.

At the end of the placement, we’ll assess you on what you’ve learned. Complete this successfully, and you’ll be offered a place on our 2021 Change and Business Solutions graduate programme, where you’ll carry the skills you’ve learned from your internship forward, taking the next exciting step in your career.

Requirements:

To be eligible for our internship programme, you’ll need to be in your penultimate year of a university degree, and on course for a 2:1.

We’re looking for people who have a real passion for innovation, who want to take on new challenges head on. You’ll need to have excellent communication skills, and an inquisitive nature, paired with a technical mind-set and analytical abilities.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'EMB77'

Finance Summer Internships at BAE Systems

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: December 31, 2019

Type: Internship

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About the company:

At BAE Systems, we help our customers to stay a step ahead when protecting people and national security, critical infrastructure and vital information. We provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of 85,800 people in more than 40 countries.

From state of the art cyber threat detection to flight control systems that enable pilots to make better decisions, we never stop innovating to ensure that our customers maintain their advantage. This is a long-term commitment involving significant investments in skills. We also work closely with local partners to support economic development through the transfer of knowledge, skills and technology.

About the role:

A summer Internship at BAE Systems gives you a valuable 12 week insight into working life at one of the world’s most innovative companies. If you secure one of the 100+ placements available across our UK business, you’ll receive on-the-job training within a structured framework. We only offer placements when there’s work with real impact to be completed. It’s a great way to put theory into practice.

We focus on delivering learning and personal development that enables you to stretch yourself and fulfil your potential. All our Industrial Placements offer you the chance to gain new skills and invaluable industry experience. We provide you with the opportunity to put theory into practice, learn from colleagues who are experts in their field, and gain insights that can only come from real world work environments.

Requirements:

To join our finance summer internship you must be on course for at least a 2:1 Bachelor's degree in a related subject and also have 120 UCAS points or equivalent, excluding General Studies.

How to apply:

Click here to apply for this role.

Global Services & Solutions Graduate Programme at Willis Towers Watson

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: December 31, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Business, consulting and general management

Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW) is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has over 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries.

About the Role:

The supported provided to clients by the Global Services and Solutions (GSS) team is varied and challenging, encompassing a wide range of different types of work.

This role of a consultant will entail supporting our multinational clients in the delivery of consulting services to the headquarters and coordination of local consulting services. This role will involve:

  • Assisting the senior consultant on multiple country actuarial accounting projects under International, UK and US GAAP. This will generally include input on appropriate actuarial assumptions in each location, project management, review of submissions from local actuaries, consolidation of results with conversion in to the reporting currency and preparation of a report
  • Helping the senior consultant to manage plan valuations for accounting or funding purposes. Generally, the valuations will be carried out in one of our Willis Towers Watson processing centres using proprietary valuation software. Your role will be to issue instructions, project manage the process, resolve issues and review the end results
  • Performing or overseeing calculations of retirement and leaving service benefits under international retirement plans, including the determination of offsets from social security arrangements, termination indemnity arrangements, and other company-provided retirement programs around the world
  • Working with the senior consultant to deliver advice to multinational clients about the financing of their risk benefit programs, such as self-insurance, multinational pooling and employee benefit captive work – including feasibility studies, selection of providers, negotiations, implementation and ongoing support
  • Assisting on due diligence reviews in multiple locations for merger & acquisition purposes

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3L3D7'

Female Insight Week 2020 at RBS

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: December 31, 2019

Type: Employer Insight Event

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About the company:

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

Our brands are some of the best-known names in our industry – The Royal Bank of Scotland, NatWest, Coutts, Adam & Company, Ulster Bank, Lombard and many more.

We serve over 19 million customers and all their banking needs. Our headquarters are in Edinburgh and we also have offices in Manchester, Birmingham, London and Bristol as well as in many other communities right across the UK.

About the role:

Work with talented and inspiring women this April or September, and discover where a career at RBS could take you. We’re committed to being an inclusive employer that encourages and draws on as wide a pool of talent as possible.

You’ll spend two days shadowing colleagues in your field, specifically female colleagues if you’re joining our Female Insight Week, and you’ll get to see a completely different perspective of our business. You’ll get a view of day-to-day life in this area, and plenty of chances to ask questions and learn more.

Requirements:

To be eligible for these Insight Weeks, you’ll need to be graduating in 2022.

We’re looking for motivated and inquisitive people who are looking to develop their skill sets and widen their network.

We’ll look to you to show:

  • First class communication and interpersonal skills
  • A willingness to learn and adapt
  • An interest in problem solving

Each of our individual programmes has its own needs, so read the descriptions in more detail for a better understanding of what we’re looking for.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3LY73'

International Summer Analyst at Barclays

Where: London, United Kingdom

Deadline: December 31, 2019

Type: Internship

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About the company:

Healthy economies need strong banks to drive economic and social progress. Barclays’ Shared Growth Ambition is simple. When our customers and clients thrive, so do we. When the communities we work in thrive, so do we. Interns and graduates here have the opportunity to contribute something vital. Something momentous.

With home markets in the UK and US, Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management.

With over 325 years of expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries, employing around 85,000 people to help move, lend, invest and protect money for customers and clients worldwide.

About the role:

During our nine-week internship programme, you’ll find a line manager who’ll challenge and guide you, and a buddy and mentor to support you in your development journey.

Working with colleagues across teams and across diverse businesses, you’ll be fully encouraged to explore new opportunities. Many of our interns take on additional projects, work-shadow and network in different teams to make the most of their experience with us.

You’ll be surprised by what you can achieve in one summer. Our training programme will provide you with the perfect career foundations, building your leadership skills, technical know-how, and business acumen.

In week one of the internship, you’ll work with your line manager to set objectives that will challenge and develop you. From there, you’ll receive regular feedback, and benefit from a support network that you can rely on every step of the way.

Throughout the internship, there will also be learning sessions to help you understand the whole picture of Barclays UK, with opportunities to hear from our senior leaders.

Finally, if you take part in our Summer Analyst internship programme, you’ll automatically be considered for a place on our Graduate Programme for the following year, after your graduation.

Requirements:

We’re committed to making Barclays everything it can be – for our customers, for our clients and for the future of our business. So we need students and graduates who have that same vision. Ambitious self-starters. Entrepreneurial and curious future leaders. Analytical minds who can absorb new techniques and use them to help us grow our business.

What’s more, you’ll be passionate about your own development. You’ll ask questions and work hard to further your knowledge. You’ll constantly strive to better understand your role in our wider business. And your drive and determination will see you take advantage of every opportunity our business has to offer.

How to apply:

Click here to apply for this role.