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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.

Finance Assistant at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

Where: England - South Yorkshire

Deadline: January 31, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest providers of healthcare in the country employing over 16,000 staff and caring for over a million patients each year. It is made up of four hospitals and numerous community based services.

With a turnover of over £1 billion, it provides its placement students with the opportunity to experience working in a large, diversified, dynamic healthcare organisation.

About the Role:

Finance Assistant (6 Posts)

AFC Grade 2 - £17,652 per annum

We are seeking enthusiastic students who are undertaking their work placement year from an Accounting degree course to fill 6 posts across the Financial Accounting (Capital & Research) and Financial Management (Management Accounting & Costing) Departments. The post-holders will support Finance Managers in a number of functions associated with the maintenance of the Trusts Budgeting, Income, Capital, Research and Costing processes.

Finance leadership will ensure that placement students are given dedicated support and supervision to enable them to gain a rich and fulfilling year within healthcare finance. Many of our previous placement students have gone on to secure permanent jobs at the Trust after graduation, with significant promotion potential for the best candidates due to the opportunities presented within a Finance team of over 180 staff.

The experience that would be obtained with each of the placements is as follows:

Capital Finance (2 placement posts)

The placements are based in Capital Finance which is a team of approximately eight staff. It provides a high quality Financial Management service (planning and monitoring) to the STHFT capital programme as to the Estates and Informatics corporate directorates on both capital and revenue issues. The team also leads the technical capital accounting requirements of the NHS, thereby giving insight into the operational challenges involved in a major healthcare organisation. Therefore the placement will provide experience of both Financial Accounting and Management Accounting, including both month-end and year-end processes.

Research Finance (1 placement post)

This placement is based in Research Finance which is a team of approximately eight staff. This team provides excellent financial management and contracting services to the STHFT Clinical Research and Innovation Strategy. It also provides financial leadership and performance management to the regional Clinical Research Networks hosted by STHFT. The team also provides timely, relevant and accurate financial information in relation to the research project activities to enable STHFT Board and individual Directorates/Investigators to monitor progress against the approved Financial Plan and individual studies. Therefore the placement will provide experience of both Financial Accounting and Management Accounting, including both month-end and year-end processes.

Financial Management (3 placement posts)

The placements are each based in one of the three teams that provide a high quality financial management service to Clinical and Corporate Directorates. Each team comprises of approximately 11-14 staff. The placement will give an insight into the financial and operation challenges involved in delivery of healthcare in a large diverse organisation. The placement will provide experience of management accounting, including both month-end and year-end processes. Two of the FM placements is also likely to provide support to the STHFT Costing Team.

Students applying for these placements may express a preference as part of their application regarding which of the placement areas they would prefer to work in. If an applicant is offered a placement, we will take this into account in allocating the placements. However we cannot guarantee that all preferences can be accommodated.

Requirements:

  • 5 GCSE including Maths and English at Grade C or above
  • Demonstrably good IT skills including proficiency in the use of Excel
  • High degree of numeracy
  • Verbal reasoning
  • Concentration skills to undertake complex and involved analysis
  • Ability to work under own initiative.
  • Ability to question and learn quickly.
  • Meticulous.
  • Conscientious.
  • Communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Interpersonal skills to communicate with external bodies.
  • Good written and verbal reasoning
  • Ability to meet deadlines through effective organisational and planning skills
  • Self-motivation.
  • Positive Team Player
  • Confidentiality

How to Apply:

It is requested that applicants for these posts do so through the submission of a CV and covering letter to Jennifer.Rutledge@sth.nhs.uk by Thursday 31 January 2019. Interview dates will be Thursday 14 February 2019 and Friday 15 February 2019.

Work Placement - Business Development at King's Group

Where: Spain

Deadline: February 1, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: Education and Training

King's Group is an international education organisation. We own and operate a network of British international schools and UK Academies, and complement this with services providing children’s Academic Year Abroad programmes and Summer Courses, Adult Training and Catering Services.

About the Role:

First hand exposure to work in a multi-cultural and multi-national environment. Will be dealing with the highest levels of the company. The main duties that you may be expected to do include:

  • Searching and developing new project proposals
  • Working closely with stakeholders in the enrolment of new schools
  • Liaising and negotiating with suppliers
  • Attending conferences, meetings and industry events
  • Carrying out in-depth market and competitor analysis
  • Reviewing and presenting company reports of current projects
  • Analysing financial data to support investment projects
  • Assisting in the execution of strategies for new schools

Requirements:

Relevant Skills:

  • Native (or fluent) English speaker
  • Good level of Spanish
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Comfortable in formal situations
  • Computer literate—Microsoft Office


Special Requirements:

  • Good team player, but able to work on own initiative
  • Flexible approach to work with the ability to manage conflicting priorities
  • Excellent communication skills in the work environment
  • Proactive thinker and have the ability to put your ideas forward
  • Positive attitude, energy and eager to learn with a “can do” approach

How to Apply:

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

Work Placements At Renault

Where: United Kingdom, Ireland

Deadline: February 1, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: : Marketing, advertising and PR

The Renault and Dacia brands have always been associated with daring product design, creative advertising and a certain Joie de vivre! At Groupe Renault, we look for talented people who share our passion for life and common values. Every year, we offer a number of undergraduate opportunities at our offices in Hertfordshire and Dublin to students who are willing to learn and thrive on responsibility.

In the UK we are responsible for the sales and marketing of the Renault brands, of which our people ensure the success of through innovation, passion and collaboration. We embrace a relaxed and open culture which is reflected in the way we operate with our business casual dress code and flexible working. To find out more about our opportunities and the Renault way, take a look at our careers website.

About the Role:

A placement student within Renault UK is treated as part of the team from day one, given a real job with real responsibilities. If you have a passion for business and are an enthusiastic individual who is willing to learn and thrive on responsibility, you’re the sort of person we want to work with.

In return we will give you 12 months of structured work experience, the opportunity to work openly with people who have a wealth of experience and are willing to support you on the first steps of your career. We aim to make your placement year one to remember and to give you a successful start in the world of business!

We are offering opportunities in the following business areas:

  • Marketing
  • Fleet Sales
  • Human Resources
  • Total Customer Experience
  • Finance
  • After Sales
  • Information Services

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'YK3EM'

Work Placement - HR (Training and Development) at King's Group

Where: Spain

Deadline: February 1, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: Education and Training

King's Group is an international education organisation. We own and operate a network of British international schools and UK Academies, and complement this with services providing children’s Academic Year Abroad programmes and Summer Courses, Adult Training and Catering Services.

About the Role:

As HR Department in a multinational company we provide quality HR services to attract, develop, motivate and retain a diverse workforce within a supportive work environment. We do this with an emphasis on customer service based on consultation and communication with all our internal customers.

This placement will provide real-world HR experience and help prepare an individual to enter the workplace as a HR Assistant. This experience will allow the individual to be exposed to many facets of Human Resources which may include on-boarding, employee relations, employee records maintenance, policy and procedure development, personnel administration, data analysis, recruiting, and talent management.

The Intern will gain valuable insight into how the HR function supports business operations.

Requirements:

Relevant Skills:

  • Interest in HR management.
  • Computer literate – experience of using Microsoft Office.
  • Good oral and written communication skills in Spanish.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to demonstrate good attention to detail and accuracy.

Special Requirements:

  • Good team player with initiative.
  • Flexible approach to work.
  • Creative, self-motivated.
  • Ability to come up with, assess and deliver new ideas.
  • Good customer service and social skills.
  • Flexible approach to work, happy to “juggle” different things at the same time.
  • Positive attitude, energy and eager to learn.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'EXDX7'

Support Internship – Hedge Fund at Millennium Capital Partners

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: February 1, 2019

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

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

Millennium is a global investment management firm founded in 1989 that manages approximately $35.4 billion in assets. We have more than 2,400 employees working across offices in the United States, Europe and Asia.

About the Role:

Our summer intern programme is for candidates who are undertaking a university degree and in their penultimate year of study. We are looking for students with strong academic achievements, who are highly motivated and have an interest in pursuing a career in financial markets. Over the course of the 10-week programme, you will gain an insight into the day-to-day activities within core infrastructure departments and how they support the wider business. The internship will afford true hands-on experience with real job responsibilities in a fast-paced and supportive work environment. If you are ambitious, results-driven and ready to be challenged, we want to talk.

We are looking for a diligent, organised and well-rounded candidate to join the End User Services team, in this role you will ensure the smooth running of technology across the business. This is the perfect opportunity for an individual to improve their communication skills and gain a unique exposure to the inner-workings of a leading investment management firm.

Requirements:

  • Students in their penultimate year who are interested in a future career at a top-tier alternative asset financial services firm
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • A willingness to learn new technology and understand how things work
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • A collaborative team player

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3E8W3'

Work Placement - HR (Health and Safety) at King's Group

Where: Spain

Deadline: February 1, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: Education and Training

King's Group is an international education organisation. We own and operate a network of British international schools and UK Academies, and complement this with services providing children’s Academic Year Abroad programmes and Summer Courses, Adult Training and Catering Services.

About the Role:

This placement will provide real-world H&S experience and help prepare an individual to enter the workplace as a H&S Assistant. This experience will allow the individual to be exposed to many facets of Health & Safety which may include risk prevention, preventive actions, prevention management, accidents investigations, and raise awareness about the importance of prevention for employees in their jobs.

The Intern will gain valuable insight into how the HR&S function supports business operations.

Requirements:

Relevant Skills:

  • Interest in H&S
  • Computer literate – experience of using Microsoft Office.
  • Good oral and written communication skills in Spanish.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to demonstrate good attention to detail and accuracy.

Special Requirements:

  • Good team player with initiative.
  • Flexible approach to work.
  • Creative, self-motivated.
  • Ability to come up with, assess and deliver new ideas.
  • Good customer service and social skills.

How to Apply:

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

Commercial Graduate Programme at Kerry Group

Where: United Kingdom, Ireland

Deadline: February 1, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Engineering and manufacturing

Kerry Group is a world leader in food and beverage manufacturing & has enjoyed phenomenal success since its formation in 1972. Today, Kerry Group has 23,000 employees globally, 15,000 products and revenues of €6.1 billion. As a company we strive for excellence in everything we do. Our business is comprised of 2 divisions: Kerry Taste & Nutrition & Kerry Foods.

About the Role:

This programme will see you getting involved in, projects and decisions that take our market-leading brands out to millions more customers. You’ll work across our treasured brands – reinvigorating them, finding new ways to connect with our customers, and identifying fresh opportunities in new markets.

Get ready to tackle a mix of long and short-term projects in everything from brand communications and packaging design to digital marketing and product development. And prepare to get your head around a lot of data, because everything we do needs to be based on customer insight.

You’ll get to experience so many different aspects of our company and the markets we’re in. You’ll be able to unleash your creative side from time and time. And you’ll see the whole process from start to finish – from initial customer insights to eventual products on the shelf.

Requirements:

You can think on your feet and manage your time in a fast-paced environment. Things can change in a flash around here, and you’ll have to be able to react just a quickly without losing sight of the details.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'QWB23'

Finance Graduate Programme at Kerry Group

Where: United Kingdom, Ireland

Deadline: February 1, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Engineering and manufacturing

Kerry Group is a world leader in food and beverage manufacturing & has enjoyed phenomenal success since its formation in 1972. Today, Kerry Group has 23,000 employees globally, 15,000 products and revenues of €6.1 billion. As a company we strive for excellence in everything we do. Our business is comprised of 2 divisions: Kerry Taste & Nutrition & Kerry Foods.

About the Role:

Finance is at the heart of the business, so you’ll be right where the action is in pursuit of growth. Partnering our different functions - ensuring control as well as fuelling the pace by bringing the best financial insights enabling Kerry Foods to deliver on its goals.

Get ready to be immersed in different aspects of our finance function, from our commercial finance (with a key focus on customer, competitors and consumers), our operational finance (focusing on financial business control and performance optimisation) or central finance function (Gaining a great oversight of total Kerry whilst being the gatekeepers to our business). Whichever role you will be in you will be driving our business forward; such as new product costings, which will enable our new products to be on our customers shelves in the future, bringing insights from our sales data to life for our sales function, or controlling an optimising our spends, all key to delivering growth for our business.

The sheer variety of our business and the programme means that there’ll always be a new challenge to take on and learn from. Also, you will be in a real role from day 1, that means real responsibility which will enable the business to drive forward.

Requirements:

If you have an entrepreneurial spirit with a get up and go attitude and a real hunger to learn. The diversity of what we do means that you’ll have to be adaptable and comfortable with change. You’ll need to be a people person too, because teamwork is a big thing here. If you’re interested in continuing your learning, we can support you through your professional qualifications. And if you’ve already graduated, don’t let that be a barrier – we have opportunities for you to start early too!

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '7GEA7'