Welcome again to another edition of #UndertheRadar - The Best 5 jobs you may have missed. I've collected this week a glorious mix of jobs from a range of sectors to make sure you get the chance to apply to some of the best jobs around. This week we've got jobs based across the UK and in a variety of sectors so hopefully there will be something for everyone. Each week I try to find the most unusual or special jobs for graduates to apply for to make sure you know there's plenty out there. So without any more ado, here are this week's #UndertheRadar 5! What you need to know: Based in London, with a salary between £28,344 and £29,763 and a great way to start a career in the Civil Service
What you need to show: A real desire to work in the Civil Service, experience of business support roles and must be extremely proficient with IT Perfect if you're interested in: Public Sector and Services and Secretarial and Business Administration
This time of year when the big blue-chip companies flood the graduate job market, it is easy for some of the Public Sector gems to slip you by. And if it as career in the Civil Service you are looking for then here's the perfect role. The Department of Transport are looking for tenacious and effective graduates who can deliver with pace. They are looking to fill several positions for Personal Assistants and Business Support roles whose purpose is to assist with the senior directorate and ensure they are running at full pace. To be considered for the role they are looking for graduates who can learn quickly and are proactive and efficient.What you need to know: Based in London, with a £30,000 salary and working to support all aspects of asset management, acquisitions and fund management What you need to show: Great degree ideally in a maths related field, be highly motivated and have a strong interest in finance
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a new investment management company, Dalmore Capital, formed in 2009, they are looking for a bright graduate to join their team and support them in all areas of asset management, acquisitions, fund management, value enhancement, preparation of investor reports, presentations, finance, as well as other admin, ad hoc analysis and support duties. Graduates who are numerically brilliant and want to start their career with a rapidly growing firm should look no further. For their hard work, the successful applicant will be awarded a £30,000 salary and financially supported through professional qualifications.
What you need to know: Based in Stockport, Lancs, with a salary of between £18-24,000 and joining a busy team dealing with suppliers and product selection What you need to show: Numerically capable, well organised and a design or creative background would be beneficial Perfect if you're interested in: Buying and Merchandising
Joe Davies are a leading giftware importers, distributors and exporters in the UK and they are looking for a graduate to join their buying team as a graduate trainee. Based in Stockport, Lancashire, they are looking for a graduate that is good with numbers, honest, hardworking and has a good eye for great products. Joe Davies would look favourably on a graduate who comes from a creative or design background. The initial duty of the role would be to support the Managing Director in day to day dealings with their supplier base, provide support in managing over 8000 product lines, before eventually being responsible for your own suppliers and product selection.
What you need to know: Based in Aberdeen, with a salary between £22,000 and £32,000 and working with lubrication methodology and its industrial applications
What you need to show: Engineering degree (graduating within the last 2 years), be a self starter and excellent communication skills Perfect if you're interested in: Engineering and Manufacturing and Production
An unnamed oil and gas company based in Aberdeen are looking for a graduate to join them and assist with a range of technical issues relating to lubrication methodology and applications within Industrial sectors. The role has a wide range of duties surrounding conducting and reporting detailed lubrication surveys and liaising with the marketing department, laboratory, Sales Managers, Paris and other stakeholders. For the role this unnamed company are looking for a graduate from engineering who left university in the last two years, who is a self-starter and inquisitive by nature and has experience of working in a busy high pressure environment.
What you need to know: Based in Wales, with a salary of between £18,341 to £22,170 and working to specify, design, develop and administer end user reports What you need to sho w: Flair with data and presenting data, comfortable with using databases and artistic ability
Perfect if you're interested in: Public Sector and Services And finally, this week's last #UndertheRadar job is a cracker. Bron Afon are a Wales based community-focussed housing association, with expertise that cover areas like housing, ethical contracting, construction services, community regeneration and Community investment and involvement. They are looking for a Management Information Reports Analyst who can strike the balance of being excellent with numbers and data and also be able to express and present that data in creative and inventive ways.