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At the heart of Ipswich's economic success is its geographical location. The Suffolk county town is situated at the point the River Orwell joins the estuary leading to the North Sea. So it's not too surprising that its role as a distribution centre has led to the myriad of jobs employing the city's 130,000 residents. The port handles three million tonnes of cargo each year and the goods are distributed around the UK via the rail network or the key transport links of the A12 and A14. The other major port of Felixstowe is a short distance up the coast and London is just an hour away. It's estimated that one in four people in Ipswich are employed in the distribution industry - and many of the others are employed in support industries such as admin, finance and IT.

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  • Foreman (Civils) Career Structure
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    ...My Client are a leading civils contractor who are currently looking for a experienced civils Foreman for a new projects in the Ipswich area. The project will involve highways realignment and reinstatement''s. Part of this will also involve black top... more details

  • Chef de Partie Total Jobs
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    ...Our client’s hotels have a very exciting opportunity for a Chef de Partie to join their award winning team at Ipswich. Chef de Partie – Ipswich: The successful candidate will be passionate about food, have a flair for ingredients and the ability... more details

  • Administrator Total Jobs
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    ...ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER 40 HOURS PER WEEK Hales Group in Ipswich are recruiting for an Administrative Officer for our central Ipswich client. You will be part of the Admin team working within the maintenance department of this property management... more details

  • Administrator Adzuna
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    ...My client is a fantastic organisation working within the insurance arena are currently seeking a Third Party Administrator with experience to join their exciting team based in Ipswich. The job holder will be responsible for the provision of Accident... more details

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    ...Temporary placement for 3 months immediate start, central Ipswich, Administrator Your new company A large well established government organisation based in central Ipswich Your new role Your new role will be helping as a co-ordinator to assist... more details

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Ipswich Essential Jobseeker Information


Farming has always been a key industry and the landscape that inspired artists such as Constable attracts thousands of tourists each year, not least to the annual Suffolk Agricultural Show.


The area has a growing sector of new technology. This was spearheaded by the world famous BT Research Laboratory which opened there in 1975. Adastral Science Park is now home to dozens of companies including Arqiva, Fujitsu, Ericsson and Cognisys.

Service Sector

Ipswich's workforce need 'down time' and the leisure industry in the town also provides many opportunities for employment. The shopping centres of Buttermarket, Tower Ramparts and Tavern Street's 'Golden Mile'. Theatres, cinema, restaurants, pubs and other service sectors all make tempting job opportunities for either part-time workers or those seeking a career in leisure.