Five great jobs in Coventry available now paying £50,000 or more

Five great jobs in Coventry available now paying £50,000 or more

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Jaguar Land Rover's Whitley site
Jaguar Land Rover's Whitley site

The cost of living crisis might be deepening and the country is still trying to get back on its feet in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. But on the flipside, following a period where companies were cutting staff, they are now hiring again.

So, if you’re in the mood for a new opportunity or a new challenge, there may never have been a better time in recent years to jump ship and seek out a new employer. While most can only dream of the kind of fat cat salaries paid to company CEOs, bankers, stockbrokers and the like, there’s no shortage of well-paid jobs up for grabs in Coventry right now.

A quick look at the Indeed recruitment website reveals several pages of jobs offering salaries of £35,000 or more across the West Midlands. We spotted five jobs in Coventry offering a salary of £50,000 or more. They are listed below.

Customer resolution team operations manager

The Land Registry office in Butts Road Coventry

HM Land Registry

Location: Home-based

£52,667 a year

HM Land Registry has a number of bases across the UK, including one in Butts Road, Coventry. This job covers 14 locations, including Coventry, but actually offers considerable flexibility in that the successful applicant will be working from home.

The job specification says: “We have a great opportunity to join our operations directorate as a customer-focused operations manager working within our customer resolution team. Through your inspirational leadership and operational expertise, you will lead the team across 14 locations to deliver exceptional outcomes for our customers, our people and our stakeholders.

“HM Land Registry plays a vitally important role in the property market, underpinning property ownership worth over £7 trillion across England and Wales including over £1 trillion of mortgages. We have been safeguarding our land and homes for the last 150 years and play a critical role in supporting the Government’s housing and infrastructure objectives.

“As customer resolution team operations manager, you’ll lead HM Land Registry’s only virtual operation and a crucial multi-channel, vital in keeping the conveyancing market running smoothly. You will join the customer services leadership team and play a key role in delivering customer service excellence and organisational objectives, through the successful development of our expert people, implementation of transformational change and the role modelling of HM Land Registry’s culture, values, and leadership behaviours.

HR manager - employee relations

Jaguar Land Rover's global headquarters at Whitley in Coventry

Jaguar Land Rover

Location: Coventry

£50,600-£63,000 a year

Jaguar Land Rover is Britain’s biggest car maker and has its global headquarters in Whitley, Coventry. The job specification says: “As an employee relations manager working within the employee relations centre of excellence, you’ll support the delivery of the employee relations strategy to improve organisational capability and employee experience.

“Working in partnership with the trade union and our representative groups, you’ll use best in class insights and market data to support the development and negotiation of national agreements, working practices and pay and conditions negotiations for the negotiated group. In addition, you’ll work across the HR functions to deploy and implement these agreements and ER led policies and procedures.

“As a subject matter expert you will support complex query management and the business partners to ensure key stakeholders are engaged in order to deliver strategic business priorities. Working in a small team, you must be comfortable operate on tactical and strategic objectives in parallel. This varied role requires individuals to use their practical organisation skills to co-ordinate high profile business meetings alongside capabilities to deliver tangible business projects, directly contributing to the business strategy."

HR manager

The University of Warwick campus

University of Warwick

Location: Coventry

£51,799-£60,022 a year

The University of Warwick is one of Coventry’s two universities and among the most highly-rates universities in the UK.

The job specification says: “We are looking for an experienced senior HR professional to lead and manage all aspects of the human resource service and development within defined business areas of the University, namely estates and finance. Reporting to the HR engagement director, and managing a small team, we need a self-starter with initiative, who can “hit the ground running” – to ensure that the HR plans are both in line with the overall University HR strategy and the needs of the business areas. The role also involves supporting and championing the development and implementation of both the institutional and departmental HR strategies and associated initiatives and plans, as well as always acting as a role model for the university and its values. The ability to work quickly and think strategically are key, as well as the confidence and gravitas to challenge where necessary.

"The role holder is also a key member of the senior team within the HR engagement team and will contribute, and lead where appropriate, to develop and deliver workstreams as part of the implementation of our new people strategy.

"For estates, the HR manager will be a key member of the leadership team, expected to contribute and participate from a people perspective in management decision making, ensuring our staff are flexible, productive, skilled and appropriately rewarded. The size of the department is circa 950 FTEs, with a large range of skill sets; circa 550 cleaning staff, 250 trade staff and 150 professional staff."

Mobilisation director

Elior Support Services

Location: Coventry

£65,000 a year

Elior Group is one of the world’s leading operators in contract catering and support services. The job specification says: “The mobilisation director will lead a team to deliver a successful pre mobilisation and transitional project for a single nationwide group contract including Northern Ireland with a turnover of circa 14.5m across 35 sites. Working closely with a variety of internal teams, outgoing contractor and the client, this role is accountable for mobilising all sites within the contract and subsequently managing the entire contract ongoing.

"The role will be the leader of both projects and teams, inspiring excellence at all levels and building an engaged team to achieve high standards.” It adds that the job is a field-based role covering the UK.

Senior demand manager- planning and sales and operations (S&OP)

A Gist truck (Image: Gist)

Gist

Location: Coventry

£55,000 a year

Gist is a supply chain specialist that operates in a wide range of commercial and industrial sectors, including grocery, food service and gas. Gist works in partnership with customers such as Starbucks, Marks and Spencer, Tesco, Morrisons and 2 Sisters Food Group.

The job specification says: “As a senior demand manager – planning and S&OP at Gist you will cover two main areas: S&OP demand planning and supply planning. The role implements the S&OP process and creates demand plans for all business units and product categories included in the portfolio. This leadership role brings decision-makers from Business Development, Operations, Category & Marketing, Finance and Supply Chain together to the S&OP table to align the supply investment strategy and maximize sales opportunities with mitigated risks.

"The role ensures that the right product is in the right place at the right time in the right quantities to meet customer demand. You will establish the relevant planning and operational buying approach to achieve customer service, supply chain and financial objectives."

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