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Peterborough Cathedral

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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  • Subcontract Procurement Lead Total Jobs
    • From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
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    ...Subcontract Procurement Lead Based Peterborough £35-38k + Benefits Our client is looking for someone who is a member of CIPS and has specific experience of subcontracts procurement. Role: The main purpose of this position is to be responsible... more details

  • ...Technical Project Manager - Agile/SCRUM Master - Peterborough, Cambridgeshire We are seeking an experienced Technical Project Manager with specific knowledge of software development lifecycle (SDLC) working across an International environment. You... more details

  • Software Development Engineer in Test CWJobs I.T.
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    ... be the role for you! This is a great opportunity to join our Peterborough based team. Is this you? Acting as a trusted advisor to the technical community and individual product teams will need to be second nature for you to get the best out of this role... more details

  • Fast Track Customer Service Driver - Peterborough Maskew Avenue Jobsite
    • £6.51 (18-20), £7.05 (21-24), £7.20 (25+) Per Hour
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    We''re recruiting – Fast Track Drivers! Join Sainsbury''s Argos as a Fast Track driver and be a hero to our customers by delivering our award winning Fast Track Delivery offer. This isn''t just a role that delivers products. It''s about... more details

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    • £12.00 - 15.20 per hour
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    ...Engine test technicians Peterborough, UK Contract role, ?12-?15.50 - 12 months minimum My client is a world renowned manufacturing business who sell their products throughout the world, they have an exciting opportunity for engine test technicians... 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.