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The town is one of the Medway in North Kent, once famous for its dockyard. The dockyard closed and is now being developed into an exciting new business and residential community. The town has important road links and the railway and bus stations are the main ones for the Medway area. It also has good links to London. It is the administrative headquarters of Medway unitary authority, as well as the main shopping centre.

The University of Kent has a campus in the town. The University of Greenwich also has a campus based in Chatham Maritime, near the historic dockyard. Close by is the Dockside Outlet Centre, which has plenty of good-value shops and even an Australian-themed café. A multi-screen cinema opened in 2006 and Dickens World, an attraction based around the life and works of the author Charles Dickens, opened in 2007. Major employment sectors for the area include public administration, education and health; distribution, hotels and restaurants, finance, IT and the dockyard.

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  • Payroll and Tax Assistant - Excellent Practice Total Jobs
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    ...My client are an ambitious and proactive chartered accountancy firm based in Chatham, Medway and pride themselves in making every effort to provide a great service to their clients. They currently have a fabulous opportunity for the right individual... more details

  • Assistant Quantity Surveyor (Career Structure::CON2/CON_MP1) Career Structure
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    ...Are you looking for a Assistant Quantity Surveyor role in Kent? We just had a new vacancy land in Chatham that might be of interest to you! Location: Chatham, Kent Contract type: Freelance with potential for a permanent contract. Duration: 12 months... more details

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    • £35000 - £40000 per annum + extensive benefits, bonus
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    ...We have a new role for a Business Analyst to be based in Chatham, Kent. The key purpose of the role if to understand and identify business change needs, assess the impact of those changes, capture, analyse and document requirements and then support... more details

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    3D Personnel are seeking to recruit an experienced and ambitious Document Controller to work with an exciting London property developer. Our client is well known for affordable eco-friendly homes all built within one hour commute from Central... more details

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    ...Senior Business Analyst, DPR Mortgage Systems. Salary £36k-£50k, Perm Position. Immediate Start, Chatham, Kent.. An experienced Business Analyst is required to join a leading challenger bank headquartered in Kent. The successful candidate will join... more details

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Chatham Essential Jobseeker Information

Historic Dockyard

The Historic Dockyard is an important part of the town, supporting more than 500 jobs. The dockyard is now contributing in excess of £16m to the local economy each year, with growth still to come. Many students are educated on the site is itself, setting it apart from other heritage sites and demonstrating an impressive regeneration impact.  This amount the dockyard contributes to the local economy will grow to over £20m when the student numbers rise to 650 in 2014.

Manufacturing and Engineering

Other major employers in the area include advanced manufacturing and engineering. There are around 900 manufacturing and engineering companies in the Medway region including BAE Systems, Delphi Diesel Systems, and the new Medway Innovation Centre. These companies require a wide variety of skills, from unskilled to senior management level, providing residents with many employment opportunities. The regeneration in the town means that the economy is set to grow and it is certainly a place with improving job opportunities.