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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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  • Possession Planner (SSOW) Career Structure
    • Up to £36,000 per annum
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    ...We are currently recruiting for a possessions / SSOW planner to be based in Peterborough. The successful candidate will prepare analytical programmes for a given project to be used within the tender submission. Following the submission of the tender... more details

  • Demi Pastry Chef - Fine Dining Restaurant Peterborough Caterer.com
    • £15000 - £16000 per annum + live in, tips & benefits
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    ...Our client is recruiting a Demi Pastry Chef for their fine dining restaurant in Peterborough. This is an opportunity for an ambitious Chef to develop their career working for a highly trained and established Head Chef. You will work with fresh... more details

  • Part Time Payroll Administrator (Maternity Cover) Adzuna
    • 0 - 15k per year + excellent benefits
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    ...Hales Group are recruiting for an Administrator on a part time basis to cover maternity leave. This position is within our Accounts/Finance department based in Peterborough, Cambridge and will be a key member of the Payroll and Billing team... more details

  • Domestic Gas Service Engineer CV Library
    • £760 - £950/week
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    ...My client is one of the UK''s fastest growing and successful heating and maintenance companies. They currently have responsibility properties mainly based within the Peterborough area. Seeking to recruit highly skilled Domestic Gas Service Engineers... more details

  • Assistant Manager - Bill''s Restaurants – New Opening - Peterborough Caterer.com
    • Up to £24,000 plus additional Shift Pay
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    ...Assistant Manager - Bill''s Restaurants – New Opening - Peterborough Bill’s Restaurants are already one of fastest growing restaurant groups of 2014, we are to open a further 20+ restaurants this year, offering development and progression for all... 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.