As the county town of Bedfordshire, Bedford is the commercial hub of the region and a multicultural melting pot. It is also well known for being the birthplace of Ronnie Barker and Carol Vorderman. Good transport connections make Bedford and its surrounding villages a popular commuter base for Milton Keynes and London but there are many opportunties closer to home.
One of the biggest employers in this town is Unilever, which has a food research facility at Colworth Science Park. This is where the company's new lines of frozen foods, ice cream and beverages are developed and researched. The high-tech site provides a range of local jobs for scientists, technologists and legal professionals.
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...Our client have excellent opportunities for Store Managers based in the Bedord area. Job Title: Store Manager Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire. Salary: £19, 500 - £25, 000 per annum (depending on experience) plus bonus and competitive... more details
...Sales Order Administrator Location: Bedford/Milton Keynes Outskirts Salary: To £20, 000 plus benefits Sales Order Administrator We are a successful and globally renowned high value low volume capital equipment manufacturer. We now have... more details
... or email your cv We are looking for good, strong, administrative staff with excellent customer service skills to join Bedford Magistrates and HMP Bedford. Within the various positions we are recruiting for you will provide general admin support... more details
...We are seeking a Purchase Ledger Assistant to work with one of our busy construction clients in their Bedford Head Office. The ideal candidate will be numerate, a good communicator and have strong IT Skills, including Excel. The successful... more details
There is an unusual three-tier education system, with lower, middle and upper schools, providing jobs for teachers and admin staff alike. The University of Bedfordshire campus is based in the town and there are two large colleges, Bedford College and the private, Stella Mann College, which runs courses in performing arts.
Several call centres provide jobs in Bedford, such as BTB Mailflight and the HMRC contact centre. There are over 100 different languages spoken by the many immigrant workers in Bedford, from Italian and Polish to Cantonese.
A major employer in the area is Moto Hospitality, which has its headquarters in Toddington. The company employs local people in a variety of interesting roles, from finance to IT, marketing and catering.