Transport and Tarmac - #UndertheRadar


Transport and Tarmac - #UndertheRadar

Another week and Christmas almost seems like a long gone memory. But there's no rest for wicked, and by that I mean graduate job hunters. Whether you're interested in a particular sector and or a particular role, I hope this Top 5 #UndertheRadar list will cover it in one way or another. I try and get the most obscure or unusual jobs lined up for those graduates who want something different from their careers.

So without anymore dilly-dallying, here are this week's #UndertheRadar Top 5, now get applying!

5. Graduate Operations Assistant - Clothes Aid

What you need to know: Charity based in North London, £18-20,000 a year and coordinating the operations and solving business problems for the organisation
What you need to show: High levels of organisation, evidence of operations experience and be highly numerate
Perfect if you're interested in: Distributions and Logistics, Management and Charities

Clothes Aid is one of the largest commercial clothing collection companies and has been supporting charities in the UK for nearly 20 years. They are looking for a numerate and organised graduate to join them in London and support with a range of tasks relating to their business. This includes things like maintaining records for fleet of approximately 50 vans and minibuses including insurance records, additions to fleet and analysing / reporting on fleet operating costs, assisting the operations manager with analysis and target planning as well as assisting with other administrative and business tasks.

4. Account Manager - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics

graduate jobs What you need to know: Based in Manchester, working in the largest family owned Logistics company and growing profit through account management
What you need to show: Strong communication and influencing skills, able to forge strong and lasting relationships and a full clean driving licence
Perfect if you're interested in: Distribution and Logistics, Sales and Customer Service

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics are the largest, family owned Distribution and Logistics company in the world. They are looking for a personable and bright graduate to join them in Manchester and help drive their profits through properly managed accounts and sales. They are initially offering a salary of around £20,000 when starting, however this rises to £28,000 after probation. They will train you for three years where after you will be a fully trained and capable account manage, leading your own clients and finding new opportunities for Hellmann Worldwide Logistics.

3. Graduate Scheme - Lafarge Tarmac

What you need to know: Based in Birmingham, Lafarge Tarmac are offering a range of graduate schemes for graduates looking for a unique career
What you need to show: 2.2 degree, preferably in a related area, driven and motivated to start a long term career with Lafarge Tarmac
Perfect if you're interested in: Accounting, Distribution and Logistics, Managment, Human Resources, Sales and Science and Technology

Lafarge Tarmac are a leading company in the UK and have been involved in a range of projects from the London 2012 Olympics to making limestone for purifying water. They are looking for a host of bright and talented graduates to apply to their various Graduate Schemes and start an exciting career with them in Birmingham. They have schemes open in business functions like Commercial, Sales, Technical, Operations, Logistics, Supply Chain, Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering and business support areas like IT, Finance, Procurement, HR and Communications.

To be applicable for these particular roles, they are looking for graduates with at least a 2.2 degree which is ideally in a related field to the area that they are applying to. Lafarge Tarmac are also really proud of their approach to graduates by matching the hard work and application to opportunities and career progression while at the company.

2. Events Assistant - Marketforce

What you need to know: Based in London, with a salary of upto £19,000 and working on Events and Conferences for a range of businesses and causes
What you need to show: 2.1 degree, experience of organising events and able to work to tight deadlines
Perfect if you're interested in: Advertising and Public Relations, Media and Marketing

Marketforce produce and manage over 60 industry leading B2B strategic conferences, training courses, lecture series and webinars every year. They are looking for a Events Assistant to join them and help them grow even further. The successful applicant will be entrusted with tasks like aspects of conference event administration including onsite support at conferences: registering delegates, running hospitality events, working with the on-site team. As well as managing the logistics of 30+ training courses across London, to include venue liaison, supplier management and onsite management of the events.

For the role Marketforce want to see an intelligent and diligent graduate who is organised and able to work to difficult deadlines.

1. Procurement Services Analyst - Nepro

What you need to know: Based in various locations, Nepro are looking for graduates to help manage suppliers and the procurement process
What you need to sho w: Experience of procuring services ability to work independently and be highly organised
Perfect if you're interested in: Management, Buying and Merchandising and Research and Analysis

Nepro (or North East Procurement Organisation) are looking for Procurement Services Analysts to join them in either the North East or London/Hertfordshire. As a Procurement Services Analyst, graduates will be responsible for supporting Service Managers with a range of duties, including but not limited to shortlisting and on-boarding suppliers, client delivery on and off site and administering the end to end procurement process.

To be eligible for this role graduates need to be highly organised individuals, with a commitment to customer service. Graduates need to also be aware that, as a growing organisation, they are expected to be able to work independently and also in a team.

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