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Scarborough Athletic boss Jonathan Greening impressed by new-look squad's displays in training

Former Manchester United and Middlesbrough midfielder Greening has been impressed by his players since their return to training, with the new signings fitting in well with the squad. He said: “We’ve started early, and the boys look in really good shape ahead of the new season. “There’s been a great attitude amongst the squad, and the new faces have been a great addition for us. Sign up to our daily The Scarborough News Today newsletter“I’ve been after Jake (Charles) for quite a while, and I’ve always been a fan of Dom (Tear) so to get them into the squad is great news. “Defender Kieran (Burton) has a lot of potential, in what will have to be a bigger squad, but the players will have to be on their toes and ready for the challenge.”One of the vacant positions in Greening’s side is in goal and the former Nottingham Forest and Fulham player confirmed that he has his number one goalkeeping target over the line and that he will be announced on August 1. He added: “We are delighted to get him over line, especially with him coming from a League Two side and I’m sure that the fans will be pleased.

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Head of Catering Operations

The University Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research.  Further information can be found at http://www.keele.ac.uk. The Opportunity We are seeking to appoint an ambitious and results driven individual to join our well-established Catering Department. The successful candidate will lead and develop our campus and commercial catering services, and the delivery of year-round events across all areas of the campus. You will set the strategic direction for the department and deliver innovative solutions to ensure that targets are achieved and maximised, and that the service delivered is first class. You will work collaboratively with the Events and Conference team to ensure the daily delivery of excellent customer service, food service and operational excellence. A degree in hospitality management and/or considerable relevant experience is essential, along with a passion for the catering industry with evidence of developing a service to meet the needs of end users.  Project and  financial management experience are essential, along with the ability to lead a large team and influence others. This is an exciting time to join our Catering team, in return you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and Pension Scheme.  For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Emma Woodcock, Head of Catering and Events 07785 610347  The Benefits The University recognises that its success depends upon the contribution and dedication of its talented staff. In return, we have a competitive benefits package available, including:   Competitive rate of pay with annual increments within the grade  (Keele Spine) Generous annual leave entitlement with opportunities to purchase additional leave   Excellent staff pension scheme    Access to continued personal, professional and career development    On site ‘outstanding’ nursery     Discounted health & fitness facilities on site   Cycle to work scheme (subject to eligibility) Please note that the starting salary will typically be at the bottom of the pay scale shown above The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.  Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles. How to Apply For full post details and to find out more about working at Keele please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies Keele University employees wishing to apply should login to Employee Self Service and click on the 'View current vacancies' link. Closing Date 13th July 2022 Interviews will be held on: 28th July 2022 Post reference: KU00002747

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Head of Biology (Director of Research)

Head of Biology The ALBORADA Drug Discovery Institute (ADDI) at the University of Cambridge is seeking an innovative, creative and experienced neuroscientist to lead and develop the institute's biology team and contribute to the vision and direction of this prestigious venture. The ADDI is a multidisciplinary group of biologists and chemists developing new therapies for neurodegenerative diseases. The biology group comprises cell and molecular neurobiologists, assay development and screening scientists and an in vivo biology team each supported by experienced team leaders and fully equipped laboratory space. As Head of Biology you will be the most senior biologist in the ADDI team and will report to, and work in partnership with, the Chief Scientific Officer and along with the Head of Chemistry and Lead Academic Scientist, be a member of the institute's senior leadership team with the overall objective of establishing and delivering on projects, moving them towards the clinic through partnership with industry and growing the institute's research budget. You will be responsible for the scientific output and development of the biology group and will have line-management responsibility for a portfolio of projects as well as staff and budgets. Through interaction with Prof Roger Barker, the institute's Lead Academic Scientist, you will help shape our developing clinical strategy and use of human data. Scientifically, you will take a leading role in the identification and development of new targets and projects and will be encouraged to develop new concepts and approaches. The successful applicant may come from industry or academia, is expected to bring access to a network of potential collaborators and will be strongly encouraged to develop opportunities and new partnerships. You will be supported in raising further funding through grant applications or venture capital to develop projects and explore new hypotheses. The successful applicant will have a PhD and relevant translational research and leadership expertise. You are expected to have an excellent understanding of mechanisms underpinning neurodegenerative disease and a good appreciation of the importance of omics and human data to target identification. Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment. First stage interviews will take place: w/c 5th September, although this could be subject to change. For an informal discussion in confidence please contact our recruitment partner Roger Russell at Penna on 07710 701 570 or email [email protected] Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae, and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be submitted online via the University Cambridge jobs page www.jobs.cam.ac.uk by clicking 'Apply online' in the job advert. Please quote reference SA31994 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy. The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society. The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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Head of Strategic Procurement and Sustainability

Closing date: 20 July 2022 5pm GMT We are looking for a Head of Strategic Procurement and Sustainability (Deputy Director of Procurement) to join our Procurement Team. Working together with the Director of Procurement, you will be integral to achieving our strategic procurement objectives and ambition to be world leading in our approach, by embedding a strategic, commercial and innovative approach to procurement. You will directly contribute to the University’s focuses of research, learning and teaching, people, social and civic responsibility, as well as financial wellbeing, which lies at the heart of the University’s Strategy 2030.    The Opportunity: An exciting opportunity to join the team to build a world-class procurement function, with a core focus of maximising commercial value for the University through best-in-class procurement and driving forward our sustainable procurement agenda. This role contains an exciting scope of responsibility that covers both the Strategic Procurement Team as well as service and University-wide activities that flow from the role, acting also as Deputy Director of Procurement. As Head of Strategic Procurement, you will provide strong leadership and management to the Strategic Procurement Team by providing commercial and procurement expertise, support and coaching to bring the team with you on a journey of improvement and development, with the ultimate aim of maximising commercial outcomes and strategic supplier partnerships for the University.  You will also act as a champion for sustainable procurement, embedding best-in-class and innovative sustainable procurement practices and behaviours within the Strategic Procurement team as well as the wider University, ensuing key ethical, social and environmental considerations are fully integrated into all parts of the procurement process, to support the University in achieving its environmental sustainability and social impact targets. Sharing our desire to be at the leading edge of best practice, you will embed a culture of continuous improvement, always seeking out ways to better our processes and lead the way forward. Collaborative working is integral to this role, and you will be responsible for shaping a cohesive team. You will bring energy and vitality to the team, driving and motivating your colleagues to deliver the department’s strategic ambitions while role-modelling our Team Finance Values. As someone with experience in a senior procurement position, you will bring commercial skills, ambition and a deep knowledge of contract law and legislative requirements to this role. Your strong social conscience will guide your decision-making as you strive to embed best-in-class ethical practices and secure our position as a modern, forward-facing procurement function. Skills and attributes for success: Have a highly commercial mind-set, with experience of implementing commercial strategies to support the procurement needs of the organisation, alongside strong commercial influencing, negotiation and management skills. A hands-on individual with knowledge, skills and aptitude to influence staff and stakeholders to improve practice and to meet strategic ambitions key performance indicators. Ability to manage conflicting priorities and in allocating resources to meet growing customer demand for professional procurement support across all areas. Ability to use knowledge, experience and insight to make sound commercial, people-centric decisions, based upon the assessment of opportunities and risks. Outstanding and highly responsive customer service skills. Have a good understanding of the key ethical, social and environmental aspects of multi-level supply chain management.

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Deputy Dean (Quality and Partnerships)

About ARU: ARU is a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. We are ranked in the world’s top 350 HEIs in the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and in the top ten mainstream universities in the country for the proportion of UK undergraduates in employment 15 months after graduating.  We have campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, London and Peterborough with around 2,500 staff and 35,000 students from 180 countries.  With a focussed civic mission, we are committed to working with others through education, research and knowledge exchange to enhance the economic, cultural and social wellbeing of the communities in which we work and live. About the role: The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine & Social Care is the largest faculty in the university with over 9000 students and 500 staff. We pursue innovative approaches to develop and deliver curricula to meet the ever-changing educational needs of the Education, Health and Social Care workforce, offering a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, from foundation degrees to doctoral study including a comprehensive continuing professional development portfolio. Our dynamic approach ensures that our students are well supported and receive a high quality, evidence-informed, educational experience. The recent Research Excellence Framework acknowledges the world-leading education, health and social care researchers in our faculty, and we are seeking to further develop and support research, innovation, and knowledge exchange with further investment. We are seeking to appoint a new Deputy Dean (Quality and Partnerships) with the vision and strategic acumen to support us on our journey to further increase our reputation, profile and the quality of the faculty portfolio. You will be a member of the faculty executive team, with strategic oversight and a leading role in the implementation of associated operational plans related to quality and partnerships, apprenticeships, and international activity. Bringing exceptional ambassadorial and interpersonal skills, you will represent the faculty to the outside world with a range of stakeholders including but not limited to the Health Education England, Professional Statutory Regulatory Bodies, Integrated Care Boards, NHS Trusts, Local Authorities and Schools. You will ensure our expertise is communicated, relationships are embedded, and the quality of our provision is recognised, whilst leading on the continuous review of our current education-focused partnerships regionally, nationally, and internationally. You will be a qualified practitioner in one of the discipline areas within the faculty and hold a PhD or Professional Doctorate with extensive experience linked to the faculty portfolio, involving undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and learning. You will possess the ability to think innovatively with an enthusiastic and flexible approach, and demonstrate commitment to our values and development of the faculty.  We are supported in this appointment by executive search firm, Perrett Laver. For further details, including the job description, person specification and information on how to apply, please visit https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies quoting reference 5905.  The closing date for applications is midnight (BST) on Monday 1st August 2022. For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Research Associate, Benedict Olie on +44 (0)20 7340 6239 or [email protected] We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff to share this commitment. We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.  

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