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Finance and Commercial Director, Health Data Research UK

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Finance and Commercial Director to Health Data Research UK (HDR UK), the new national institute for data science in health care. Headquartered at the Wellcome Trust, the institute will, for the first time, bring together the UK's unique nationwide data assets and specialists across academia, research and healthcare to drive breakthroughs in medical research.

Backed by an initial investment of £75million from a consortium of government, research councils, and health charities - and with Professor Andrew Morris CBE FRSE FMedSci as its Director - HDR UK exists to improve the way we are able to prevent, detect and diagnose diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and asthma.

As Finance and Commercial Director, you will oversee the financial management of all HDR UK funding and play a vital role in ensuring that HDR UK's financial arrangements with its partner research organisations are transparent and meet the highest standards of efficacy, promoting confidence in HDR UK among stakeholders and funders as well as the wider public.

Professionally qualified, with outstanding financial and interpersonal skills, you will enjoy the variety that comes with working in a busy, fast-paced environment, and shifting gears between finacial strategy and operations and working with senior external figures.

The role is open to those from a wide range of backgrounds in industry, academia, the NHS, and the third sector: a successful track record of leadership and delivery, and the ambition to bring about change on a national scale, matter more than the sector in which you have made your career.

For a confidential discussion, contact Christopher Lake or Sabine Tilly at Syllogism on 020 3417 6076.


Chief Operating Officer, Health Data Research UK

We are looking for a dynamic leader to be Chief Operating Officer of Health Data Research UK (HDR UK), the new national institute for data science in health care.  Headquartered at the Wellcome Trust, the institute will, for the first time, bring together the UK's unique nationwide data assets and specialists across academia, research and healthcare to drive breakthroughs in medical research.

Backed by an initial investment of £75 million from a consortium of government, research councils and health charities - and with Professor Andrew Morris CBE FRSE FMedSci as its Director - HDR UK exists to improve the way we are able to prevent, detect, and diagnose diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and asthma.

As Chief Operating Officer, you will turn our ambitions into reality and ensure  the organisation achieves standards of performance and service that make it a world leader.  With outstanding organisational and interpersonal skills, you will enjoy the variety that comes with working in a fast-paced environment, leading a small, busy team and shifting gears between operations, corporate strategy, and networking with senior stakeholders.

The role is open to those from a wide range of backgrounds in industry, academia, the NHS, and the third sector: a successful track record of leadership and delivery, and the ambition to bring about change on a national scale, matter more than the sector in which you have made your career.

To find out more about the role and how to apply for it, please contact Christopher Lake or Sabine Tilly at Syllogism on 020 3417 6076 or email recruitment@syllogism.co.uk


Dean of the Faculty of Arts, University of Bristol

The University of Bristol is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic leader as Dean of the Faculty of Arts.

With major University investment and expansion of staff and students during the last four years, the Faculty is stronger than ever and at an exciting phase in its development.

The role of Dean is one of strategic and inspirational leadership, with an emphasis on achieving world-class standards in education at the same time as taking the Faculty's research activities to new heights.

The Dean will be a key figure within the University of Bristol, serving on the University Management Team, promoting the achievement of the University's vision and overall objectives, and advancing the collective formulation and delivery of the University's academic strategy, in the context of ambitious University-wide initiatives that include the development of the £300 million Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus.

Candidates will have outstanding leadership credentials and a track record of excellence in research and education.  The ability to engage, lead, and influence across the diversity of disciplines within the Faculty is a key requirement of the role, as is the aptitude to develop partnerships, internally and with arts and cultural bodies regionally, nationally, and internationally.  A deep commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion is essential.

The appointment as Dean is for a period of five years initially, with the possibility of extension after this period.  After the term of office as Dean, the post holder will remain in post as a professor.

This is an outstanding opportunity to shape the future of arts and humanities at a pioneering, Russell Group University in a creative, culturally vibrant city named the best city to live in by The Sunday Times 'Best Places to Live Guide 2017'.

The interview process will take place over two days on 20 and 21 March 2018.

For a confidential discussion, contact Christopher Lake or Sabine Tilly at Syllogism on +44 (0)20 3417 6076 or email recruitment@syllogism.co.uk

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.