First class delivery and Holyrood - #HottestjobsintheWorld


First class delivery and Holyrood - #HottestjobsintheWorld

We back again with the #HottestjobsintheWorld. With January usually being a busy time for schemes closing, it is usual to see this list change massively from week to week, with many great opportunities battling it out for the top spot. However, uncharacteristically one role has emerged as the #HottestjobsintheWorld Winner for a second week running.

So roll up your sleeves and get your applications ready for this week's #HottestjobsintheWorld!

5. Professional Programmes - Royal Mail

What you need to know: Based in various locations Nationwide, with a starting salary of £25,000 and working in a range of professional departments at Royal Mail
What you need to show: 2.1 degree, ability to thrive in a competitive commercial environment and any experience seen as an advantage
Perfect careers available if you're interested in: Finance, Marketing, Technology, Management and Human Resources.

Royal Mail's Professional Programmes are an excellent opportunity to learn from a busy and competitive business. They have a range of streams open in: Commercial, Finance, Human Resources and Technology. These are exciting programmes to take graduate who have a 2:1 degree and learn everything there is to know about those fields. Each field has its own opportunities for success and each has its own challenges. So take a look and see which one is for you.

4. Graduate Finance Internship - Sports Direct

What you need to know: Based in the East Midlands, for final year students to learn everything about finance in a massive organisation like Sports Direct
What you need to show: Passion for a career in Finance, be a final year student and numerically strong
Perfect careers available if you're interested in: Retail and Finance

Sports Direct are a massive UK retail organisation and they are looking for final year students to apply for their Finance Internship Scheme. This will be based in their East Midlands head office and will last for 8 weeks over this summer. There are two opportunities available, one for Business Analysts and one for Financial Accountants. These two streams will allow graduates to gain real insight how finance and accounting operate in such a large organisation. There is also the possibility for successful interns to be rewarded with a full-time position.

3. Graduate Development Programme - Scottish Government

What you need to know: Based in Glasgow and Edinburgh, a 4-year development scheme with a salary of £27,730
What you need to show : Any degree, must be a EEA citizen and show promise of being leader in an aspect of their life
Perfect role if you're interested in: Management, Public Sector and Services and Finance

The Scottish Government have launched a four-year graduate programme based in Edinburgh and Glasgow. They are looking for high-calibre graduates who are showing potential of being future leaders. This is a programme that will allow quick-learning graduates to work in a range of areas including: policy, corporate, Ministerial Private Office and delivery roles

2. Professional Training Scheme - NFU Mutual

What you need to know: Based in Stratford-upon-Avon, with a salary of £23,000 plus benefits and working on a three-year rotational programme with four streams available
What you need to show : Minimum 2.2 degree, be a fast learner and passionate about a career in Insurance
Perfect role if you're interested in: Insurance, IT, Customer Service and Marketing

NFU Mutual are a one of the UK's most successful general insurers and they are looking for driven and ambitious graduates to join them on one of their four Professional Training schemes. These are in: Customer Service, IT, Marketing and Commercial. These are rotational programmes, lasting three years based in their Stratford-upon-Avon head office. Alongside the on the job training, NFU Mutual will also provide you with the support to pursue professional qualifications too.

And the official #HottestjobsintheWorld is...

1. Intelligence Officer Development Programme - MI5

What you need to know: Two-year development programme, working with the security service in specialist intelligence areas.
What you need to show : Diligence, discretion and a keen eye for detail, as well as a 2.2 or higher.
Perfect role if you're interested in: Military and Defence, Science and Technology and Public Sector and Services

And the winner, for the second week in a row, is the MI5 Intelligence Officer Development Programme! This is always an extremely popular programme for graduates looking for a challenging and rewarding career and it is no surprise to see it's emerged as the #HottestjobintheWorld for a second week!

Intelligence Officers will start out working on their Foundation Investigative Training, after this they will specialise in one of the following areas: international counter-terrorism, assessment, Northern Ireland-related terrorism, counterintelligence (espionage) or cyber intelligence. After a further two years in this specialism, graduates will become fully trained Intelligence Officers, helping keep the UK safe.

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