Grab your wellies, we're off to the country - #UndertheRadarBlogs
Back again this week, we've got the latest edition of the #UndertheRadar Top 5 - The best jobs you may have missed. We're here to give you the best and most unique jobs that are out there. Anything from Rural affairs to Engineering in a pork company, we've got them covered. So if you want something different from your first graduate job take a look and get applying. Here are this week's #UndertheRadar 5! What you need to know: Based in Norfolk, with a salary between £25-28,000 per year, working on projects to improve the business's functions and processes
What you need to show: 2:2 degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, 260 UCAS points and any professional experience highly advantageous Perfect if you're interested in: Engineering, Manufacturing and Production and Food, Drink and Catering
Cranswick Country Foods are looking for a graduate to join their graduate scheme as soon as possible. They are based close to Norwich and are looking to take on an Engineering graduate with at least a 2.2 degree who has a passion for what they do. The role involves working on a range of projects including installation of equipment to breakdown problems and ongoing maintenance. This is a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring Engineering graduate to get their career started at a well regarded company.What you need to know: Based in London, with a salary between £23,148 to £25,068 and working in a school to facilitate the science department What you need to show: Science degree, laboratory experience and all the enthusiasm and passion for science to succeed in a schooling environment
What you need to know: Based in Warwickshire and the Midlands, starting in March and working to meet a range of ends in conservation and wildlife protection What you need to show: Passion and interest in the English Countryside and Wildlife and desire to work in conservation Perfect if you're interested in: Environmental and Charities
The Warwickshire Wildlife Trust are looking for ten trainees to join them in training roles across the Midlands, more specifically Warwickshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire, Birmingham and Leicestershire & Rutland and Wyre Community Land Trust. These are traineeships with a £9000 bursary and will see successful graduate applicants undergo a range of projects that will see them working with practical habitat management, ecological surveying, environmental education and the ability to engage with volunteers and the public.
What you need to show: Full, valid driving license, plus own transport, available to travel around for work and evidence of quality customer service Perfect if you're interested in: Environmental and Public Sector and Services
The Rural Payments Agency is an executive agency of the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and pay out over £2 billion each year to support a thriving farming and food sector. They are looking for Field Inspectors to join them in Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Suffolk, Essex, Kent, Sussex, Buckinghamshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Staffordshire. Ideally applicants will come from an agricultural background and also be able to offer excellent customer service. The role is varied and could have successful applicants undergoing things like checking cattle and sheep records to ensure births, deaths, movements and tagging requirements or visiting farmers' premises to assess the validity and compliance of any claims or livestock requirements as well as providing guidance where appropriate.
What you need to know: Based in Chatham, Kent, with a salary of £22,000 plus benefits and working towards challenging traditional processes and working towards business goals What you need to sho w: Ideally a numerate degree with a 2.1 classification, experience in the financial sector and a can do attitude
Perfect if you're interested in: Banking and Finance The last #UndertheRadar job for this week is a great role in a sector that rarely gets a look in when composing the top 5 jobs you may have missed. Vanquis Bank have a long history of helping the underserved credit market, back in Bradford they originally created a system that allowed local working class families to provide for themselves through vouchers that could be exchanged in local shops. Nowadays they are challenging conventions and want a graduate to join them as an Operational Analyst to challenge current processes and technology and design innovative solutions to complex problems. Working in a challenging and fast paced environment, the successful applicant will need to propose, develop and deploy strategies that create measurable steps towards their business goals.