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Our Cambridge Network virtual jobs & careers fair will bring you up to speed with many of the most recent job vacancies in the area.
Date Friday 19th November 2021

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Time 11 am onwards
Venue Online
Cost Free 

This all-day event is FREE for jobs seekers and will include company presentations and careers workshops, designed to assist you with your jobs search.

We are delighted to announce our agenda for the day, and to introduce our headline sponsor Cresset. We have a record number of companies on board who are looking forward to presenting to you and sharing their current live vacancies.

Join us if you are;


*Looking to kick start your career

*Experienced and looking to advance or change your career

*Currently out of work and looking for job search advice

*In a role and just curious as to what is available right now

*Need help to navigate your job search and network in this virtual world


Everyone is welcome!


11am - Introduction by Cambridge Network


11.10 - 11.40am - Headline sponsor Cresset. Join a talk by Dr Susan Henderson - Head of support. After receiving a PhD in organometallic chemistry from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Susan spent 12 years as a Marketing and Communications Scientist at the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre. Susan joined Cresset in 2018 as a Support Scientist and is now Head of Support. In this role she manages the support desk, working with scientific and technical experts to deliver excellent application support to customers. Susan is also responsible for creating support material to demonstrate the features of Cresset software solutions. Current roles at Cresset include; Online Marketing Specialist, Marketing Executive, Discovery Services Scientist plus others.


11.40am - 12.10pm - Sartorius .  A company presentation by Liliana Tomic, International Talent acquisition Manager at Sartorius. 

Sartorius is one of the fastest growing global life science companies. Our ambition is to simplify progress in biopharma research and production – to be part of the solution in the fight against Covid-19, cancer and many other diseases. 12,000 people across the globe are working towards this goal and the team is growing. In Royston, we currently have over 60 job openings: from life science experts, engineers, software specialists, to finance and HR professionals. Do you share our ambition? Join us.

Current roles include; Pay & benefits partner, Software Engineer, Quality Control team leader, Electrical & Electronics Engineer, Agile Expert`| Scrum Master, Support Engineer, Material Planner| Controller, Mechanical Engineer- Product Development, Software Robotics Expert, plus others.


12.10pm - 12.55pm- Career workshop by Sarah Stones at Plain Sailing Motivation. Sarah Stones is a Motivation Specialist and a coach, who is passionate about helping people to shine. She combines her knowledge of intrinsic motivation and positive psychology with a practical, solutions focused approach to improve engagement, wellbeing and achievement. Join this informative and interactive session, as Sarah helps you to navigate the current challenges in the job market.


12.55pm - 1.10pm - Coffee break


1.10pm - 1.40pm - Owlstone Medical. A company presentation - Owlstone Medical is developing breath tests for the early detection of lung and colorectal cancer. These are two of the most common cancer killers worldwide and represent multibillion dollar market opportunities. The company has an active clinical diagnostics/screening pipeline including the world’s largest breath-based clinical trials. The Breath Biopsy platform is also being deployed in the PAN cancer trial, a collaboration with Cancer Research UK studying the early detection of eight different cancer types in breath. Join their recruitment team as they talk through their vacancies, which include ; Senior Product Manager, Scientist, Lead Scientist, plus others.


1.40pm - 2.10pm - Join TWI for their company presentation. TWI is a world leading research and technology organisation with a focus on materials, engineering and manufacturing. It supports an international membership across most industrial sectors: energy, defence, healthcare, transport. Delivering technical consultancy and R&D, training, business support across the life-cycle of manufacturing, TWI offers a complete service: idea generation, product development and introduction, recycling and re-use. They are currently recruiting for a Principal Project Leader in technology, Technician/Senior Technician and a Director of Membership & Strategy.


2.10pm - 2.40pm - Collabora. Join the talent team as they run through their current openings which include a part - time Finance Assistant, Linux Systems Administrator, Marketing Manager, Machine Learning Engineer, Project Manager and many other remote roles. Collabora is a leading global consultancy specializing in delivering the benefits of Open Source software to the commercial world. For nearly 15 years, we've helped clients navigate the ever-evolving world of Open Source, enabling them to develop the best solutions – whether writing a line of code or shaping a longer-term strategic software development plan. By harnessing the potential of community-driven Open Source projects, and re-using existing components, we help our clients reduce time to market and focus on creating product differentiation.


2.40pm - 3.10pm Evonetix is a new spin-out company that is currently incubating in the centre of the world-renowned Cambridge cluster of high-tech and life science organisations. Meet their team as they introduce their current vacancies and what it is like to work within the organisation. Current openings include QA Tester, UI Engineer, Technician, Research Chemist plus many others.


3.10pm - 3.40pm Synaptics gives a company presentation and opens a Q&A session. 

Millions of people experience Synaptics technology every day. Whether in your hand, pocket or purse, on your desk, in your home or in your car, our technology is likely inches from you right now. Our solutions impact how users interact with technology in numerous ways; what they see, what they hear, how they touch, how they engage, and how they connect.

We are the partner of choice for the world’s most innovative intelligent system providers. With our solutions, they are integrating multiple experiential capabilities into products that make our digital lives more productive, insightful, secure and enjoyable. These customers are combining Synaptics’ differentiated technologies in touch, display and biometrics with a new generation of advanced connectivity and AI-enhanced video, vision, audio, speech and security processing.

Synaptics are currently looking to fill the following vacancies; IT support, Software Development Engineer, Software Engineer, C++ Software Engineer, Sr Product Marketing Manager plus others.


3.40pm - 4.10pm - Zifo are recruiting for Senior Consultants, Principal Consultants, and Consultants within their service delivery team. Join this talk to find out more. Zifo is a global R&D solutions provider focused on the industries of Pharma, Biotech, Manufacturing QC, Medical Devices, speciality chemicals and other research-based organizations. Our team's knowledge of science and expertise in technology help Zifo better serve our customers around the globe, including 7 of the Top 10 Biopharma companies.


Final Q & A and close

Please feel free to share this event with anyone you know who is looking for a work opportunity.

Claire & Ruth - Recruitment Gateway Team

November 19th, 2021 11:00 AM   to   4:00 PM
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