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Commercial Graduate (Summer 2018 start date) - Chapeltown, Sheffield

This vacancy has now closed.

Job details:

The scheme aims to develop our stars of the future by ensuring you gain practical experience and high-level exposure across a range of areas within our commercial activities (e.g. Sales, Customer Service, Marketing, Supply Chain, Procurement, and Finance).

You'll spend up to two years working on key projects that develop your skillset and really add value to the organisation before progressing into a permanent role where we anticipate you'll continue to flourish and develop.

Role responsibilities

Throughout the graduate scheme you'll have key involvement in business critical projects that will help shape the future of Vital.

You'll spend time building relationships with some of our key customers and internal stakeholders as well as supporting our marketing strategies as we continue to grow our business internationally. In addition to this you will meet with our suppliers in order to develop our procurement and supply chain strategies.

The scheme will also give you the opportunity to focus your problem solving and analytical skills in understanding and developing our KPIs and metrics - all of which will serve to broaden your commercial awareness.

Person specification

- Innovative

- Confident and not afraid to challenge convention

- Natural problem solver that enjoys looking for solutions

- Strong communicator that enjoys building relationships

- Flexible and adaptable

- Collaborative and open to sharing knowledge

- Team player

Skills & experience

Some previous work experience in a commercial role is advantageous but not essential.
Degree: The successful candidate will have, or be on track for, a 2:2 or above in any degree discipline; however a degree in one of the following subjects would be an advantage:
- Business and marketing;
- Business and management;
- International Business;
- Economics;
- Finance;
- Supply Chain, Procurement & Logistics;

Strictly no agencies

Location: Chapeltown, Sheffield
Salary: £22,000 per annum
Closing date: Closed Thu 25-Jan-2018
Job ref: GY/52032/Commercial
Eligibility: Candidates must, by the start of their employment, have permission to work in the UK

Employer information:

Vital Pet Products Ltd.

Vital Pet Products Ltd. offers exciting career opportunities within a rewarding work environment for driven, collaborative individuals. Now under new ownership, this progressive company is looking for people who will help to deliver sustained business growth, both for Vital and its network of pet product retailers and suppliers.

This business is committed to creating positive working environments where people are rewarded for using their initiative and recognised for their contribution. There are many opportunities to succeed within roles and to progress within the organisation. This is your chance to connect and be part of our exciting future.

This vacancy has now closed.