Grab your wellies, we're off to the country - #UndertheRadar


Grab your Wellies, we're off to the country - #UndertheRadar

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!

5. Engineering Graduate Scheme - Cranswick Country Foods

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.

4. Science Technician - Burntwood School

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
Perfect if you're interested in: Science and Technology and Education and Teaching

Burntwood School are looking for a graduate that has an unrelenting love of science. They have an opening for a Science Technician to join them in South West London at a popular and thriving school. The role will require the successful applicant to undergo a range of duties including, but not limited to, preparing equipment and materials for lessons, as requested by the teaching staff, maintain accurate work records and inventories or scientific and technical testing.

3. Training Opportunities - Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

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.

2. Field Inspectors - Rural Payments Agency

What you need to know: Based across the Midlands, Central and South East, with a £22,337 salary, working to provide a valuable contribution to a healthy and sustainable rural economy
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.

1. Operations Analyst - Vanquis Bank

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.

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