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.
... Quantity Surveyor to work on a £27M mixed use development in Bedford. Including Social housing, cinema, retail element and private dwellings. The Client: Together with their partners and clients, the U.K. branch delivers award-winning construction... more details
...Registered Nurse (RMN OR RGN) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, £13.00 per hour Full Time Post in Dementia Nursing Home Eclypse Recruitment is in search of talented and committed Registered Nurse RGN RMN to join a prestigious home in Bedford, Bedfordshire... more details
...Senior Admin & Background Checker Bedford £15-17500 Equipment/Software Packages used ? Microsoft Word ? Microsoft Excel ? Microsoft Outlook ? Internet Essential skills/experience: ? A current and comprehensive understanding and knowledge... more details
...Senior Procurement Officer/Buyer; Bedford; 6 months; 370/day My client a well known public sector organization is looking to recruit a Senior Procurement Officer/Buyer in Bedford for 6 months. The purpose of this role is to procure suppliers for MP... more details
...Our client, a market leader operating internationally, requires a Finance Manager to join them in their Bedford offices. This is a standalone role and you''ll be responsible for all aspects of managing the finance function. Your responsibilities... 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.