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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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  • Adhoc Admin and Reception cover Monster
    • 6.31-7.5 GBP Per Hour
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    ...Brook Street require flexible candidates to assist with adhoc reception and administration cover in Peterborough and the surrounding area.The roles pay between 6.31 and £7.50 per hour.We would be interested to see CV''s of applicants... more details

  • Senior Design Engineer Career Structure
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    ...Huxley Associates is proud to be working with a this manufacturer of of equipment for the food industry, where a vacancy for a experienced Deisgn Engineer has arisen. Head quarters are based in Peterborough. JOB PURPOSE: * To issue machines... more details

  • Area Manager - East Midlands Retail Choice
    • £35000 to £38000 per annum
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    ...Area manager covering Derby/Nottingham/Leicester/Peterborough/Northampton Our client is looking for someone with a proven track record in delivering high levels of Customer Service in a fast paced environment. Footwear experience is preferable... more details

  • Administration Team Leader Adzuna
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    ...The Profile: Excellent opportunity with Peterborough based employer to become part of their Administration Management division. They are looking at a Team Leader level individual who is used to leading a team of 10 personnel plus and is very... more details

  • Sales Executive - Education CV Library
    • £15000 - £18000/annum + Commission
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    ...An opportunity has arisen for a Sales Executive in Peterborough to work within the education sector. This role will be home and field based and the successful Sales candidate will cover Peterborough and the surrounding areas. The main purpose... 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.