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May 2015

Focus on Talent is aimed at women looking for their next role in STEM and organisations seeking to recruit from a more diverse talent pool. If you are looking for a new opportunity or to increase the number of applications you receive from women then ‘Focus on Talent’ is for you.

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Leading UK Renewable Energy generating company and new advertiser, Infinis Energy Services, struck gold when they advertised their Mechanical Apprentice vacancy with WISE. They now have their first ever female engineering apprentice and are delighted with the quality of applicant they have now recruited. "We are very pleased with the level of interest that our position attracted on the WISE jobs site, and hope that our growth potential and reputation for operational excellence will lead to further high calibre recruits from a diversity of backgrounds." 
Paul Gregson, HR Director, Infinis
Mace launches Women of the Future programme for top female talent
International consultancy and construction company Mace, has launched its Mace Women of the Future programme to develop top female talent across the business. Initially launched in the UK, the business intends to expand the programme across its global hubs by the end of 2015. Read more
Jacobs: Innovative Skills Development Programmes in Nuclear and Other Industries in the UK
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) welcomes the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills’ (BIS) plan to roll-out nine new industry designed Degree Apprenticeships – an innovative new model bringing together the best of higher and vocational education. Jacobs is working together with other leading employers, universities and colleges to design and develop the Nuclear Degree Apprenticeship. Read more
British Sugar apprentice Kelly Peacock, 24, was named Engineering Apprentice of the Year at the City College of Norwich’s annual Apprentices Awards Event in March 2015. Kelly started at EAGIT (East Anglian Group for Industrial Training) in 2012 and completed her Performing Engineering Operations Practical training by April 2013. In addition she achieved her Operation and Maintenance Technical Certificate in July 2013 with an overall Double Distinction grade. Read more
                 FEATURED JOBS                
Academic roles
Senior Lecturer / Principal Lecturer / Reader In Mechanical Engineering
UEL’s ambition is to become London’s leading university for civic engagement. You will have a PhD and a proven research track record, or have a relevant post graduate qualification and obtained Chartered status with an appropriate professional body such as the Chartered Institution of Mechanical Engineers. More...
Interested in being at the forefront of research?
The Department of Engineering Science at the University of Oxford is looking for Postdoctoral Research Assistants in various fields of engineering. Working with us, you will join a community of approximately 350 research students and about 130 Research Fellows and Postdoctoral Researchers. More...

Opportunities in industry
Bloomberg is hiring for the 2015 Graduate Software Development Programme!
Industrial placements and permanent positions are available for talented engineers looking to define, architect and build products that impact global business! More...
Principal Engineer - Cyber Security
We are building a global innovation hub for cyber security. Come join us.
The Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) is focussed on accelerating the translation of world leading cyber security research into ground-breaking technologies. Our new engineering and commercial roles offer exciting opportunities for innovative and entrepreneurial individuals wishing to advance their career. More..
CGL is an award-winning geotechnical and geoenvironmental consultancy
Vacancies in London, Godalming, Exeter, Harrogate for: Associate Director, Senior Geotechnical Design Engineer, Senior Geotech/Geoenv Engineer, Geoenvironmental Engineer, Graduate Engineer.
Technical Gas Engineers
Our engineers come from diverse backgrounds, yet everyone keeps things simple for our customers, takes pride in what they do and continually strives to improve their performance - individually and as a team. More...
Join Jacobs
Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical professional and construction services. In the UK we work in sectors such as oil and gas, refining, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, power, nuclear, defence, building, water, rail, aviation, and roads. Visit for an opportunity to build your world.
(Junior) Business Development Manager
This is a commissioned sales position. Responsible for working with customers In the Home/Building/Construction-Segment. A good level of theoretical, practical, and industry knowledge especially around Transport and Buildings and its respective market drivers, ecosystem, economics and business models. More...
Smart Home- & Building Field Application Engineer
This is a commissioned sales position. Responsible for working with a team focusing on customers In the Home/Building/Construction-Segment. A good level of theoretical, practical, and industry knowledge especially around Transportation and Buildings and its respective market drivers, ecosystem, economics and business models would be of benefit. More...
Commercial Director
The Infrastructure Projects Scotland and North East region is one of the most diverse, challenging and significant portfolios within Network Rail. The successful candidate will be required to lead the regional/programme Commercial team in the development & deployment of procurement strategies and the associated commercial & supplier relationship management. More...
Data and Analytics Lead
An exciting Data and Analytics Lead vacancy that is accountable to provide technical guidance and expertise in planning, designing and delivering advanced analytical solutions to meet the business needs for the Air Products Industrial Gas Business team in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. More...
Opportunities in Clean Energy
Amec Foster Wheeler strives to get the right mix of individuals working together in an inclusive environment. This results in more creative, innovative solutions through greater diversity of thought. The search for talent continues in 2015 with recruitment for a range of positions. More info or Download the flier

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Lecturer in Geotechnics - University of Leeds

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Perioperative Practice - 2 posts - University of Huddersfield

Senior Lecturer in Product Design - University of East London

Lecturer in Developmental Psychology - University of Huddersfield

Lecturer in Investigative Psychology - University of Huddersfield

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing - University of Huddersfield

Chair in Computing Sciences - University of East Anglia

Principal Engineer - Secure Systems Architect - Queen's University Belfast

Director of Engineering - Queen's University Belfast

Business Development Manager - Queen's University Belfast

Innovation Programme Manager - Queen's University Belfast

Senior Engineer – Applied Cryptography - Queen's University Belfast

Senior Engineer – Critical Infrastructure Protection - Queen's University Belfast 

Senior Engineer – Security Decision Support - Queen's University Belfast 

Senior Engineer – Security Data Analytics - Queen's University Belfast 

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