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What is it like working in Portsmouth?

As a naval town, a tenth of the city’s workforce is employed at the Portsmouth Naval Dockyard, which is directly linked to the city’s biggest industry, defence, with the headquarters of BAE Systems Surface Ships located in the area. Freight is a large part of the seaside city, transporting both passengers and cargo around the globe. 

In the city centre, shopping is available on high streets and in the Cascades Shopping Centre, with over 230,000 people using it each week. This means that retail assistants, store managers, janitorial staff, warehouse workers and lorry drivers are able to find opportunities in the city. Human health and social care work and education, like most cities, is a huge part of Portsmouth’s economy. With Portsmouth University being located within the city, teachers, researchers and administrative staff can find fulfilling careers. 

Job trends in Portsmouth

Information and Communication is quickly developing in Portsmouth, with Portsmouth Communication Ltd located in the city centre. Tourism brings in a lot for the local economy and is an important part of the city. 

What is it like living in Portsmouth?

Portsmouth has been described as a ‘salty sea dog’ of a city. With maritime being a large part of the city, the sea makes up a lott of its charm. It is a vibrant area that has turned the Seaside into a great destination for travel and living. Locals enjoy the many bars and restaurants found along many scenic canals. Renting a three bedroom flat in the city costs an average of £1,000 per month.

What is it like working in Portsmouth?
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What is it like working in Portsmouth?

As a naval town, a tenth of the city’s workforce is employed at the Portsmouth Naval Dockyard, which is directly linked to the city’s biggest industry, defence, with the headquarters of BAE Systems Surface Ships located in the area. Freight is a large part of the seaside city, transporting both passengers and cargo around the globe. 

In the city centre, shopping is available on high streets and in the Cascades Shopping Centre, with over 230,000 people using it each week. This means that retail assistants, store managers, janitorial staff, warehouse workers and lorry drivers are able to find opportunities in the city. Human health and social care work and education, like most cities, is a huge part of Portsmouth’s economy. With Portsmouth University being located within the city, teachers, researchers and administrative staff can find fulfilling careers. 

Job trends in Portsmouth

Information and Communication is quickly developing in Portsmouth, with Portsmouth Communication Ltd located in the city centre. Tourism brings in a lot for the local economy and is an important part of the city. 

What is it like living in Portsmouth?

Portsmouth has been described as a ‘salty sea dog’ of a city. With maritime being a large part of the city, the sea makes up a lott of its charm. It is a vibrant area that has turned the Seaside into a great destination for travel and living. Locals enjoy the many bars and restaurants found along many scenic canals. Renting a three bedroom flat in the city costs an average of £1,000 per month.

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£50,000 - 100,000 - Annum
Our client is offering a great opportunity to continue and grow your career within the topical and rapidly changing area of Operational Technology.As a glober leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation they have a dedicated ... More Details
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Pharmacist 21 hours ago

Resource type   PermanentJob Description   Qualified PharmacistLocation: Blackfield - Southampton Working Hours: 44 per weekSalary: NegotiableAbout YouHere at LloydsPharmacy, we know the role of a Pharmacist is tough. You are not just a Pharmacist, you ... More Details
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Pharmacist Manager 21 hours ago

Resource type   PermanentJob Description   Qualified Pharmacist Manager Location:  (Sainsbury's) - Fareham, HampshireWorking Hours: 40 hours per week Salary: Negotiable About YouHere at LloydsPharmacy, we know the role of a Pharmacist is tough. You are ... More Details
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Sales Executive 21 hours ago

£45,000 - 55,000 - Annum
Sales Executive Vacancy – Portsmouth – Prestige FranchiseOur client is seeking an experienced Sales Executive to work within their very busy Franchised DealershipSalary is £13k basic with a very realistic on target earnings of £45k-£55k  uncapped plus a ... More Details
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£30 - Hour
Social Worker - Hospital Discharge - Isle Of Wight4Recruitment Services require an experienced Social Worker to work within a Hospital Discharge Team based within Isle Of Wight. The Successful Social Worker will be required to have a minimum of 2 years ... More Details
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£40,000 - 50,000 - Annum
We have an exciting opportunity to work for a leading organisation as a Network Engineer (Shift), we need someone independent and talented to play a role in the continued growth of their business. Could this be you?If yes, my client is looking to increase... More Details
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Project Controller 20 hours ago

£40 - 41.86 - Hour
A well respected defence engineering organisation is currently experiencing an ongoing period of growth and success. Due to an ever increasing workload, they are currently looking to recruit a Project Controller to join their dedicated team of onsite ... More Details
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£35,000 - 50,000 - Annum
Implementation Consultant – Software ApplicationsThis is a hands-on technical role you will be managing the implementation of the company’s Software applications for both pilot and fully commissioned ‘go lives’.The Implementation Consultant will be an ... More Details
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Quantity Surveyor 20 hours ago

£50,000 - 60,000 - Annum
Quantity SurveyorPortsmouthA genuinely exciting opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor has arisen with a leading infrastructure & specialist civil engineering contractor on a major project on the South Coast. The Quantity Surveyor will be given the ... More Details
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£21.55 - 27.45 - Hour
Our client, based in Hampshire, is currently recruiting for an Operations Support Manager on a temporary contract for four months. Our client is proud to have a gold accreditation with Investors in People and they provide housing and care services across ... More Details

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