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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.

Planning Graduate at Avara Foods through Discovery

Where: United Kingdom - multiple

Deadline: October 1, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Avara Foods is one of the UK’s biggest food businesses. It’s a place where great people produce great food, for some of the country’s biggest supermarkets and most popular restaurants.

Formed in 2018, Avara Foods is a joint venture between Cargill’s fresh chicken business in the UK and Faccenda’s fresh chicken, turkey and duck business. Avara Foods is the 3rd biggest poultry supplier in the UK. The joint venture brings together two businesses with strong reputations for integrity, high standards and building long-term partnerships with customers, growers and suppliers.

What makes Avara Foods different is the people that work there. Over 6,000 individuals work as a team, putting pride and passion into everything they do: from the farm to the customer’s door. It’s not what we do, but how we do it.

About the Role:

Over three years you will spend time working on several different assignments, across a broad range of departments, each offering real responsibility from day one.

You’ll be joining the Production department and will rotate around the business and different sites to gain maximum exposure to the business. The primary objective in Production is to maintain an effective and efficient process in order to provide quality fresh and convenient products for timely dispatch to our customers.

You will work closely with the Production Manager to keep track of production information and rework plans where necessary. On a typical day, you will be involved in:

  • Updating forecasts and plans and communicating them articulately
  • Managing the change in production based on breakdowns or delayed deliveries
  • Getting new plans re-worked and implemented


We control our whole supply chain from our local British farms, through advanced manufacturing plants to the final product on the shelf. This ensures that customers receive a safe, secure product and that delivery comes via an excellent service from a transparent and integrated supply chain. You’ll play an important part in this process by working on varied projects focusing on the production processes, quality control, health and safety and team management.

Requirements:

Academically, we are looking for CCC (or higher) at A-level and a 2:2 degree (or higher) from a business or science-related background. Other degree types may also be considered. You will also have;

  • A strong aptitude for learning
  • An organised approach
  • Interest in the industry (advantageous)
  • A good eye for detail
  • Accuracy in your work
  • The ability to follow and/or implement processes
  • Flexibility to relocate

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'XBN2Q'

Finance Graduate Programme at Ford Credit Europe through Randstad UK

Where: England - South East

Deadline: October 1, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Role:

From your first day with us you will progress through a series of placements to help you build on the knowledge and skills gained during your degree at University. At FCE Bank plc, the roles our graduates are placed within are core positions integral to the success of the Finance team; you will be performing a real role with real responsibilities.

Finance is a global team, so there may be opportunities for you to travel to other FCE Bank plc locations. However, our main UK location is in Essex and during your time on the graduate scheme you will rotate through at least two of the following key business areas:

  • Accounting
  • Financial Analysis
  • Regulatory Reporting
  • Strategic Compliance
  • Treasury
  • World Wide Trade Finance
  • Tax

The objective of our Finance graduate program is to enable you to gain exposure to a diverse mix of the work we do. In doing so, you will broaden your knowledge in skills you'll use every day such as:

  • Profit Forecasting, Budgeting and Business Planning
  • Accounting
  • Cost Estimating/Cost Management,
  • Systems/Applications Development and Testing
  • Cash Flow Analysis and Capital Structure
  • Capital Markets and Financial Markets Risk Management

The extensive range of roles open to you, combined with the diverse nature of our business, makes for outstanding career opportunities and personal professional development.

Requirements:

  • A minimum 2:1 degree, ideally with a Finance-related discipline
  • Effective interpersonal skills and a strong team working ethos
  • An ability to communicate clearly in writing, over the phone, and face-to-face
  • Be highly motivated, have a pro-active approach and show willingness to learn
  • A real passion for innovation and an ability to creatively problem-solve
  • A strong customer focus
  • Courage, integrity and a control mindset
  • Strong team working and leadership skills

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'NN6EW'

Business Graduate Programme at Ford Credit Europe through Randstad UK

Where: England - multiple

Deadline: October 1, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Role:

As a Business graduate, you will participate in an initial six-month placement within our Manchester Business Centre, followed by two substantive placements of 12-18 months within core business departments. Our placements are functional roles within the departments, which means you have the ability to make a real difference to our organisation. Our graduate scheme seeks to provide you with exposure to a number of roles and departments rather than specialising in just one area. For curious and driven graduates it is an opportunity to gain a variety experiences, meet people across the organisation, learn new ways of working and drive our business forward.

Initial Placement:

Your initial placement will be in our Manchester Business Centre and will last for six months, during which time you will rotate through at least two roles such as:

  • Wholesale Operations
  • UK Retail Dealer Services
  • UK Retail Account Servicing and Collections

Within these roles, you will be learning the business from the ground up and will be providing first line telephone support to customer enquiries, day-to-day management of Ford Credit Finance Facilities offered to Ford Dealers or assessing the credit worthiness of retail and small business customers. You shall be assigned a graduate buddy to support your transition into our organisation and your initial placement will provide you with an in depth insight to our base business, equipping you with in depth knowledge and understanding to enable you to become a future leader at Ford Credit.

Further Placement Opportunities:

After your first placement, you will be assigned a mentor from our Leadership Team and will have two further graduate placements, supported by ongoing training opportunities. All our graduate placements are designed to provide you with broad experience of the Ford Credit business to support your development in becoming a future leader. You could be working in areas including Risk, Compliance, Insurance, Marketing, Worldwide Trade Finance, Strategy or Sales, and based in Essex or Manchester. Your placements are decided by business leaders on our Graduate Committee; taking into consideration your personal preferences where possible. Some placements will offer the opportunity to utilise your language skills where applicable.

Requirements:

Essential:

  • A minimum 2:1 degree (or international equivalent)
  • English language fluency
  • Knowledge and passion about our business
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong team working ethos
  • Excellent communication skills
  • To be highly motivated and pro-active
  • An innovative flair and ability to creatively problem-solve
  • A strong customer focus
  • Geographically mobile

Desirable:

  • Spanish, Italian, German or French to a business conversational standard

How to Apply:

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

Production Graduate at Avara Foods through Discovery

Where: United Kingdom - multiple

Deadline: October 1, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Avara Foods is one of the UK’s biggest food businesses. It’s a place where great people produce great food, for some of the country’s biggest supermarkets and most popular restaurants.

About the Role:

Over three years you’ll spend time working on several different assignments, across a broad range of departments, each offering real responsibility from day one.

You’ll be joining the production department and will rotate around different business departments and sites to gain maximum exposure to the business. The primary objective in Production is to maintain an effective and efficient process in order to provide quality, fresh and convenient products for a timely dispatch to our customers.

We control our whole supply chain from our local British farms, through advanced manufacturing plants, to the final product on the shelf. This ensures that customers receive a safe and secure product, delivered via an excellent service from a transparent and integrated supply chain. You’ll play an important part in this process by working on varied projects focusing on the production processes, quality control, health and safety and team management.

After the first 12 months in a planning role, you’ll work closely with the business to determine your next placement within the graduate scheme. This placement will likely be in another area of the business and will be based on a number of factors such as:

  • Preferences and interests
  • Skills and strengths
  • Career direction
  • Availability within the business


It’s up to you to plan and direct your progression with the business, to ensure that you develop your career whilst continuing to add value to Avara Foods.

Requirements:

Academically, we are looking for CCC (or higher) at A-level and a 2:2 degree (or higher) from a business or science-related background. Other degree types may also be considered. You will also have:

  • A strong aptitude for learning
  • An organised approach
  • Interest in the industry (advantageous)
  • A good eye for detail
  • Accuracy in your work
  • The ability to follow and/or implement processes
  • Flexibility to relocate

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '2E2ZM'

Online Marketing - SEO & SEM Internship at Superbath

Where: Germany

Deadline: October 3, 2018

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Main business: Retail, sales and purchasing

SuperBath.co.uk is part of iSi GmbH, which is an online retailer group founded in 2012 in Germany. We offer high quality branded bathroom products, such as Grohe shower systems, and Hansgrohe kitchen taps, at competitive prices. Through our online shop in the UK (SuperBath.co.uk) we offer several thousand products, and we are constantly working on expanding both our product offering, and the markets we operate in.

About the Role:

Search Engine Marketing and PPC are the fastest growing areas in marketing. You will therefore work in a dynamic field where you can learn a lot. Since you will get real responsibilities at iSi, there is no better place to learn about these fast-growing marketing topics.

Your primary focus will be on helping develop the organic and paid traffic channels through Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Google AdWords. This will involve analysing and influencing organic keyword positioning using Ahrefs, setting up Google AdWords Campaigns and managing them for success, and lots more.

After the internship, you will have learned more about this mysterious SEO/PPC topic. You will be able to understand and influence organic search engine rankings, manage Google AdWords Campaigns, and analyse PPC traffic. This will be an invaluable experience and skillset for any aspiring (online) marketer!

Some things you can expect:

  • Performing organic keyword analysis and competitor analysis
  • Creating content for SuperBath.co.uk and for ads based on keyword analysis and market research
  • Analysing and influencing our organic search rankings through tools such as Ahrefs
  • Online outreach activities (e.g. contacting bloggers, help build our online brand, etc.)
  • Introduction to paid online advertising such as PPC (Google AdWords etc.) and Facebook Ads

Requirements:

We have one internship position available in each of our 4 sub shops where you will be responsible for country-specific marketing channels and AdWords campaigns. We therefore invite you to apply if you are either a French, English, Dutch or Italian native-speaker. Other requirements:

  • You have a strong passion for e-commerce/online marketing, and you can translate this passion into concrete actions.
  • You are comfortable with multi-tasking and are not afraid to take initiative.
  • You have an excellent command of Excel
  • Prior experience with E-commerce/Online Marketing is a plus

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'YZJW4'

Super SEO Specialist Internship at Superbath

Where: Germany

Deadline: October 3, 2018

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Main business: Retail, sales and purchasing

SuperBath.co.uk is part of iSi GmbH, which is an online retailer group founded in 2012 in Germany. We offer high quality branded bathroom products, such as Grohe shower systems, and Hansgrohe kitchen taps, at competitive prices. Through our online shop in the UK (SuperBath.co.uk) we offer several thousand products, and we are constantly working on expanding both our product offering, and the markets we operate in.

About the Role:

Search Engine Optimization is at the heart of online marketing. You will therefore get the chance to develop important skills that will be of invaluable use throughout your future career.

Your primary focus will be on helping develop our organic traffic through Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques. This will involve analysing and influencing organic keyword positioning using Ahrefs, keyword prospecting, content gap analyses and lots more.

After the internship, you will have learned more about this mysterious SEO topic. You will be able to not just understand but also influence organic search engine rankings. Since you will get real responsibilities at iSi, there is no better place to learn about fast-growing marketing topics such as:

  • Performing organic keyword analysis and competitor analysis
  • Creating content for SuperBath.co.uk and for ads based on keyword analysis and market research
  • Analysing and influencing our organic search rankings through tools such as Ahrefs
  • Online outreach activities (e.g. contacting bloggers, help build our online brand, etc.)
  • Introduction to paid online advertising such as PPC (Google AdWords etc.) and Facebook Ads

Requirements:

We have one internship position available in each of our 4 sub shops where you will be responsible for country-specific SEO activities. We therefore invite you to apply if you are either a French, English, or Dutch native-speaker. Other requirements:

  • You have a strong passion for e-commerce/online marketing, and you can translate this passion into concrete actions.
  • You are comfortable with multi-tasking and are not afraid to take initiative.
  • You have an excellent command of Excel
  • Prior experience with E-commerce/Online Marketing is a plus

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'A96V6'

Multicultural Network Graduate Recruitment Insight Evening at Deloitte

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: October 5, 2018

Type: Employer Insight Event

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About the Company:

Deloitte offers global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Risk Advisory and Tax Consulting. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities whatever the role, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

About the Event:

What do you want from your career? Opportunities to innovate and make a positive impact every day? The chance to work with ingenious people, who care about their colleagues and the world around them? Unhindered progression? Major clients with fascinating problems to solve? It’s all here for you at Deloitte... and more.

Our culture is built on inclusivity and everyone at Deloitte is valued for who they are and the unique impact they make for clients, colleagues and their communities.

What impact will you make?
Join us at our insight evening and discover the wide range of graduate opportunities.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3EVX7'

Facebook Live Event by L'Oreal Talent

Where: England - South Yorkshire

Deadline: October 5, 2018

Type: Employer Insight Event

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About the Event:

Come and Join the L’Oréal Talent Team on 5th October (2pm) to hear all about their summer internships and industrial placement opportunities, including top tips for passing their application process and insight into some of roles and responsibilities held by existing interns.

L’Oréal have roles in HR, Marketing, Commercial, Digital Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain, PR and Visual Merchandising, approx. 90 placements available starting in June 2019 for 12 months.