It’s no surprise everyone is looking at little closer at their pay checks at the moment. That combined with the pandemic means many people are on the hunt for a new job.
According to Principality, the average wage in Cardiff is now £27,707 and the below jobs are all advertised as having wages above that.
Love shoes? Here’s the one for you. This job is permanent, full-time and offers a salary of £30,000 to £55,000. It is for someone with “exceptional flair and a true passion” for shoes. You need to have previously bought shoes for a major high street fashion retailer, and your role includes:
- Creating buying plans for departments while ensuring profitability by maintaining and building customer focused category lines
- Work with merchandising to develop range plans that maximise sales opportunities
- Constantly review social media, catwalk and competitor set to identify new product opportunities
Find out more here.
Are you a qualified sparky? Taff Housing Association wants permanent staff who will be paid £31,211 a year. The location is in Cardiff. The ad reads: “Would you like to work for a dynamic and growing organisation? We would like to hear from 18th edition qualified Electricians who can diagnose faults and carry out repairs, capable of new installations and certifying their own work.
“This is an exciting job where work varies from minor repairs to full kitchen wiring upgrades. You can feel a real sense of achievement from being an active part of “One Taff”, getting maintenance work right first-time using good equipment and receiving customer satisfaction feedback.” Find out more here.
Customer First Ambassador for Transport for Wales
This is an 18-month fixed term job with rail company Transport for Wales. The role is to “ work closely with the Customer First Manager to create a specialised framework and roll out a Customer First Programme.”
The description says: “Alongside the Customer First Manager, you will work together to create the behaviours, benchmark as appropriate and deliver behavioural change sessions for all Stations Leadership and front-line colleagues through training sessions and individual coaching.” It will mean travelling around the rail network to introduce the programme station by station. They are looking for someone who is a “forward planner” and “team player” and someone who has previously worked in a forward facing or retail role. See more here.
Store manager at Clogau
Welsh jeweller Clogau is looking for a store manager to work in its Cardiff and Bridgend stores. The salary is £28,000. You also get an annual 10% company bonus paid quarterly based on company profits achieved, employee discount, pension contributions, development opportunities, team building events. Your first week would be spent at the company’s headquarters in north Wales and it’s a fixed-term, 12-month contract. See all the details here.
Furniture sales consultant at Leekes
Leekes is looking for a sales consultant for its furniture department expected to deliver a “positive shopping experience to our customers”. The job description says: “You’ll be knowledgeable across all furniture areas including upholstery, cabinet and beds.” The perks include generous staff discount scheme available across the retail and leisure group that includes Leekes Retail, the Vale Resort and Hensol Castle Distillery. Guaranteed earnings in the first 3 months and commission scheme. You get 29 days holiday which increases in line with service milestones as well as sick pay scheme and free car parking. The salary is £32,000 a year. Click for all the details.
Costa coffee store manager
This is a job in the CF10 postcode with a salary of £28,550.
The perks are:
- Paid bonus scheme with the potential to earn up to (11.5K)
- 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
- Bespoke training and development to suit your career aspirations
- Free handmade drinks plus 50% discount on food and bottled drink (whilst on shift)
- Costa benefits website that gives access to a wide range of discounts across retail, Cycle To Work and much more
- Opportunity to impact your local community by getting involved
You’ll be expected to do “everything”. “The Store is yours – stock, team, labour, customers, serving, coffee, coffee and more coffee, all sit with you to own and develop. You will take accountability of the profit and loss for the store and look to maximise where possible.”
Find out more here.
Luxury Retail Travel Manager
This pays between £28,000 and £31,000. It is for a travel company which offers a wide range of holiday types across the globe to travellers from luxury tailormade travel to adventure packages. This role is ideal for an existing retail manager from a travel agency seeking career development. You can see all the details here.
Senior sous chef at Park Plaza Hotel
One of the city’s best known hotels, this four-star venue needs a sous chef to work alongside the head chef. It pays between £32,000 and £35,000. You’ll be expected to support the head chef and cover them in their absence as well as menu plan and cost. The hotel has a 120-seater restaurant. Find out more.
The Communications Officer will support the marketing and communications activities for specific academic schools within Cardiff University’s arts, humanities and social sciences college. You will be required to work bilingually. Much of this work will focus on communications related to student recruitment and applicant conversion. You’ll also source and promote news from within your school communities, reflecting on staff and student successes, research case studies, and wider engagement activities or achievements. The salary is Grade 5 (£27,924 – £32,344). See more here.
David Lloyd is looking for a a personal trainer in Cardiff and this role has a Level 3 in-house qualification available. There is a long list of perks including:
You have flexible working hours but have to do 25 hours minimum. A 40 hour week is equivalent to a £51,000 annual salary. See more here.
Clerk at the Senedd
A second clerk role, with a salary of £42,669 to £51,137 is available in the Welsh Parliament. The vacancy is in the Equality and Social Justice Committee which looks at policy, legislative proposals and performs financial scrutiny on areas within its remit. The remit includes equality and human rights, fair work, community cohesion and safety, tackling poverty, and implementation of the Well-being of Future Generations Act 2015. You will work within a team led by a Clerk, who provides strategic oversight and procedural expertise and you will be assisted by other support staff, and will have line management responsibilities.
The posts require the capacity to work as a member of a team, the ability to produce information which is clear and accurate and to offer sound, unbiased advice both in writing and orally. The post holder will need to demonstrate sound judgement, and win the trust and confidence of committee chairs and Senedd Members and to manage relationships with all those involved in the work of Committees, both internal and external to Senedd Cymru. Clerks must, at all times, be politically impartial. You can find out more online.
Assistant general manager at Wahaca
The Mexican restaurant is looking for an assistant general manager. “As a business still driven by its founders Thomasina Miers (Master Chef winner) and Mark Selby, we are deeply values driven and anyone joining us would be humble, wanting to learn, positive and most importantly keen to drive fun through our teams and guests. Working with several UK charities and EDNICA, a charity helping street children in Mexico City, we spread our passion for our planet and looking after each other, whilst sharing our love for Mexican Street Food!”
The role pays £35,000 a year and the details are here.