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Wakefield suffered catastrophic economic times when the mining and manufacturing industries declined in the late 20th century but it has gone through a massive regeneration to bring it back to life as an economic force within the north. It's been helped by its geographic location, tucked inside the shoulder of the M62 and the M1. The good links with the northern industrial belt stretching from Liverpool to Leeds have encouraged business to set up home in Wakefield, particularly in the distribution sector with Argos, Asda and Morrisons having warehousing in the area.

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  • Senior Account Manager - Wakefield Jobsite
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    ...Job Title: Senior Account Manager - Wakefield Location: Wakefield Type: Permanent Salary: Basic £30k OTE £37k (uncapped) Our client is a market leader in the Freight forwarding sector and is looking to recruit a Senior Account Manager to cover... more details

  • Senior Support Analyst // WAKEFIELD Jobsite
    • £20000.00 - £22000.00 pa + Benefits package
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    ...My retailer client in Wakefield is currently looking for a Senior System Analyst to join their team. Responsibilities / Objectives: You will work within a small team in a busy office; have excellent communication skills and a willingness... more details

  • Clinical Services Manager - Wakefield Adzuna
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    ...Clinical Service Manager required in Wakefield for expansion of triage service Clinical Services Manager £25.00 per hour Wakefield Hays Healthcare is working with a private provider in Wakefield to assist them with the recruitment of a clinical... more details

  • Payroll Administrator CV Library
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    ...Payroll Administrator Wakefield 9-12 month fixed term contract £20, 000 - 22, 000 (pro rata) Adecco Wakefield are currently working with a leading Electrical Wholesaler who are currently looking to bring on an experienced Payroll... more details

  • Compliance/ Health & Safety Manager (Asbestos & Fire) Jobsite
    • £28k - £29k pa + Business use vehicle
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    ...Technical Compliance Manager / Health & Safety Manager (Asbestos & Fire) - Wakefield Description This is a permanent full time role (working 37.5 hours per week) and will report into the Operations Director. The main duties... more details

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Public Sector

Part of the town’s success is down to its designation as the administrative sector for the region, including the 'five towns' of Normanton, Pontefract, Featherstone, Castleford and Knottingley. You'll find the base of many public sector employers here, including Wakefield Council, West Yorkshire Police, West Yorkshire Fire Service, Probation Service and National Offender Management Service. But manufacturing still remains a significant player -as does health and retail.

Careers Tip!

Multifuel Energy Ltd are building a £300m multi fuel power plant at Ferrybridge, near Wakefield which is likely to generate thousands of jobs. Watch out for a chance to join this project in the early stages and develop your career in the energy sector.