With 2019 still in its early days, many of us are still vying to stick to those all-important New Year Resolutions – one of which is commonly based around our work life.
Whether you are looking to improve your motivation to finally leave that boring job you swore you would only be in for a year or two, or you have decided to finally follow a passion that you have had for years, a career change can be a wonderful way to kick start your New Year… And change your life for the better!
Here are some of the best jobs available in the UK for 2019.
It may sound like quite a generic title, but a Design Manager tends to bridge the gap between a design team and the finalising stages of a project. Working closely with designers from the beginnings of an idea through to its completion, Design Managers coordinate teams from all aspects of a company’s project teams (often a construction company). The role was voted 4.1 out of 5 for job satisfaction rating on Glassdoor, with an average salary of £55,000.
A Commercial Manager is trusted with the financial management of developing projects, negotiating bids and writing up contracts (most often worth a large sum of money). The role requires someone with an extensive and knowledgeable background in the industry, as well as the management and client liaison experience. With a satisfaction rating of 4.0 out of 5, and an average salary of £57,000, the role is a coveted one.
An interdisciplinary role, HR Managers can work across all sorts of industries and with a myriad of people. The role requires an empathic, sociable individual with a passion for ensuring employee welfare and knowledge about legalities within the workplace. An HR Manager needs to oversee recruitment, staff development, appraisal and disciplinary actions. The median salary of this role is £49,000 and Glassdoor’s satisfaction rating sits at a high 4.1 out of 5.
A client’s first point of contact, the Engagement Manager liaises with customers of their company and ensures they are heard. They will deal with any problems and financial areas within contracts, as well as making sure contracts are adhered to as agreed. The Engagement Manager builds up trust and positive relationships with their clients, making them feel important and satisfied with the level of service they receive. Satisfaction was voted as a fantastic 4.3 out of 5, with an average wage of £48,000.
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