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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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  • Assistant Restaurant Manager Bedfordshire - 2AA Rosette Restaurant
    • From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
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    Assistant Restaurant Manager – Award Winning 2AA Rosette Restaurant – Bedfordshire - Assistant Restaurant Manager  required in Bedfordshire for this award winning 2AA rosette restaurant. This traditional gastro pub offers a breakfast, lunch and... more details

  • Project Manager - Agile Software Development - MS Gold Partner! CWJobs I.T.
    • £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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    ... within an expanding industry sector based out of their offices in Bedford, Bedfordshire. As a Project Manager working on this high profile new product you will be delivering through Agile with Offshore resources, however you will not need prior experience... more details

  • IT Account Executive - Bedford Total Jobs
    • £17000 - £18000 per annum + OTE + Bens
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    ...IT Account Executive- Bedford £17k-£18k + OTE + Bens My client is a trailblazing IT consultancy providing full and complete end to end solutions into both public + private sectors. Possessing top level accreditations with a variety of vendors... more details

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    ...Customer Service Advisors We are recruiting permanent, Customer Service Advisors, to work weekends only, based at our Sales & Service Centre in Bedford .  It’s the Advisor’s responsibility to convert all opportunities into a secured appointment... more details

  • Golden Opportunity for an ambitious General Manager - Bedfordshire... LIVE IN
    • £35k per year + bonus+ live in
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    Golden Opportunity for an ambitious General Manager - Bedfordshire… LIVE IN Starting salary of £35, 000 plus Bonus & Live in Must come from a Pub or Restaurant background…. If you are an experienced, highly creative and ambitious General Manager... more details

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Bedford Essential Jobseeker Information


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.

Call Centres

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.

Hospitality to Admin

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.