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Peterborough's location in north Cambridgeshire has been key to much of its economic success starting with the use of local clay for the manufacture of bricks in the 20th century. The suitable soil and climate for growing sugar beet led to the city's famous sugar beet factories (now closed but British Sugar's headquarters is still in Peterborough) and the rail and road network has made it a convenient regional centre for many firms who need good links to London. The city can be proud of its past achievements but it continues to prove it's a UK leader with initiatives such as the Environment Capital Manifesto which aims to make Peterborough the greenest city in the country.

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  • Counter Manager and p/t Customer Advisor Boots Peterborough Total Jobs
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    ... delivering the excellent customer service for which they are famous. We are excited to be recruiting a Counter Manager and part time Customer Advisor to join our new counter in Boots, Peterborough. If you are passionate about great skincare along... more details

  • Retail Sales Distributors and Team Leaders Total Jobs
    • From £3,400 to £38,000 per annum Excellent Bonus and Incentive Program
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    ...No experience necessary - Part and full time positions available in and around Newark, Peterborough, Stamford, Bourne, Grantham, Spalding, March, Wisbech and the Oakham areas. We are working with an award winning home retail marketing group founded... more details

  • Community Cafe Chef/Manager
    • From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
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    ...This is an exciting opportunity to manage a new community café in Westwood Peterborough. The Community Café Chef/Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of the café including initial set-up, design of the menus, promotion and managing... more details

  • Junior Designer Adzuna
    • £15000 per annum
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    ...Job Title Junior Designer Location Peterborough Job Type Temp to Perm Salary £15, 000 per annum Hours 37.5 hrs per week Flexitime between 8am - 5pm The Role To prepare books, poems, biographies etc for individual customers ready for printing... more details

  • Administrator CV Library
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    ...Position: Administrator (Engineering Industry) Salary: £20, 000 to £22, 000 pro rata Shifts/hours: 20/25 hrs p/w - flexible with shifts Contract: Temporary until christmas Location: Peterborough An exciting opportunity has arisen for a confident... more details

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Precision Engineering

One of the historic claims to fame for Peterborough is the Perkins diesel engine. The engineering marvel was created in 1932 by Frank Perkins and within 30 years was employing one in ten of the city's population. It now employees more than 5,000 people worldwide and the city has attracted a number of other precision engineering firms including Dresser-Rand. Those looking for a career in the engineering sector can also take advantage of the specialised training offered at Perkins Learning Centre.

Financial Services

Barclays, HSBC and Halifax are just three of the banks to be found in Peterborough offering a career in the financial world. But also at the city you'll find BGL Group, Royal Sun Alliance and Diligenta. The BGL broker insurance group alone employs more than 3,000 people in its offices nationwide (its head office is in Peterborough) serving 3.9m customers. It runs a graduate programme and has jobs in marketing, price and technical roles. The financial cluster in Peterborough employs around 7,000 people.