• Advertising account executive

    Account handler

    Advertising account executives provide the link between an advertising agency and its clients.

  • Advertising media planner

    Advertising media planners decide which media is best suited to advertising their client's products or services.

  • Art gallery curator

    Art gallery curators manage collections of paintings and objects.

  • Bank manager

    Building society manager, financial institution manager or director

    Bank managers oversee the day-to-day operations of their branch, supervise staff and work to attract new customers.

  • Bid writer

    Bid writers prepare documents used to pitch for contracts to provide services, or to apply for project funding.

  • Building control officer

    Building control surveyor

    Building control officers make sure building regulations are followed.

  • Business adviser

    Business consultant, enterprise adviser, business coach

    Business advisers give advice and support to new business start-ups and help established businesses to grow.

  • Business analyst

    Business analysts work with organisations to help them change and improve.

  • Business development manager

    Business development managers find new customers, and persuade existing ones to buy extra services.

  • Business project manager

    Commercial project lead, project manager

    Business project managers plan and organise people, tasks and resources to complete a project on time and within budget.

  • Care home manager

    Care home managers are responsible for the leadership and day-to-day running of residential care homes.

  • Charity director

    Charity manager, managing director

    Charity directors plan ways to develop a charity's services, generate income and raise awareness of its work.

  • Charity fundraiser

    Charity fundraisers organise events and activities to encourage people to donate to causes and organisations.

  • Chief executive

    Chief executive officer, CEO, managing director, businessman, businesswoman

    Chief executives plan and put into place policies to help their organisations be successful.

  • Chief inspector

    Detective chief inspector, DCI

    Chief inspectors manage operational teams in their districts like CID or neighbourhood policing, co-ordinating responses to major incidents.

  • Civil Service executive officer

    Civil Service executive officers work in government departments that develop policies and provide services to the public.

  • Civil Service manager

    Programme manager, senior executive officer

    Civil Service managers work in government departments, managing teams that establish policies and provide public services.

  • Community education co-ordinator

    Community education co-ordinators make sure education, training and recreation courses meet the needs of the local community.

  • Company secretary

    Chartered secretary

    Company secretaries make sure that directors follow company law and financial regulations.

  • Conference and exhibition manager

    Conference organiser

    Conference and exhibition managers plan and run events like trade shows, conferences and exhibitions.

  • Construction contracts manager

    Construction contracts managers manage building contracts and construction costs.

  • Construction manager

    Site manager

    Construction managers organise the work on building projects, making sure it's completed safely, within budget and on time.

  • Consumer scientist

    Consumer scientists study why people use or buy products and services, and give advice to retailers and manufacturers.

  • Credit manager

    Credit managers control the amount of finance offered by their company and manage the debts owed to it.

  • Customer services manager

    Customer services managers develop service standards, deal with customer enquiries and manage customer service teams.

  • Digital delivery manager

    Digital service delivery manager

    Digital delivery managers are responsible for the performance of a team and the digital products and services they produce.

  • Diplomatic Service officer

    Diplomatic Service officers help to promote and protect British interests, businesses and citizens overseas.

  • E-commerce manager

    Online trading manager

    E-commerce managers manage the sale and promotion of products and services on the internet.

  • Economic development officer

    Economic regeneration officer, economic adviser

    Economic development officers work with communities, local government and business to bring investment, jobs and facilities to an area.

  • Economist

    Economists advise government departments, businesses, banks and other organisations about the economy.

  • Entertainment agent

    Entertainment manager, talent agent

    Entertainment agents promote careers in the entertainment industry and manage performers' and other professionals' business affairs.

  • Environmental consultant

    Eco consultant

    Environmental consultants advise on sustainability, including waste management, recycling, flood risk and the effects of climate change.

  • Estates officer

    Estates officers are responsible for the management and upkeep of land and property belonging to local councils and public bodies.

  • Estimator

    Cost engineer

    Estimators work out how much it will cost for a company to supply products and services to its clients.

  • European Union official

    EU official

    European Union (EU) officials work for institutions like the European Commission or the European Parliament.

  • Events manager

    Events managers organise and run promotional, business and social events.

  • Facilities manager

    Estates manager, support services manager, contracts manager

    Facilities managers oversee the operation and maintenance of building systems and services.

  • Farmer

    Farm manager

    Farmers and farm managers grow crops and raise livestock for food production.

  • Forest officer

    Forester, forest manager, woodland manager, assistant head forester

    Forest officers manage forestry workers, plan harvesting activities and monitor planted areas.

  • Franchise owner


    Franchise owners are self-employed people who've bought a licence to operate a business under an established company's brand.

  • GP practice manager

    GP surgery manager, general practitioner practice manager

    GP practice managers run the business side of doctors' surgeries and health centres.

  • Garage manager

    Service centre manager, vehicle workshop manager, workshop controller

    Garage managers are responsible for the day-to-day running of a garage workshop.

  • General practice surveyor

    General practice surveyors are involved in the management, valuation, buying, selling and development of land and property.

  • Hairdressing salon manager

    Hairdressing salon managers oversee the day-to-day running of a hairdresser's or barber's shop and cut and style hair.

  • Head of IT (IT director)

    Head of computer services, chief information officer

    IT directors manage the development of IT systems for their organisation and its customers.

  • Headteacher

    Head, deputy head teacher

    Headteachers manage schools and create the right conditions for children and staff to achieve their best.

  • Health and safety adviser

    Health and safety officer

    Health and safety advisers work to reduce accidents, injury and health problems in the workplace.

  • Health service manager

    Hospital manager, NHS hospital manager

    Health service managers run local healthcare services like hospitals, GP practices and community health services.

  • Horticultural manager

    Garden centre manager

    A horticultural manager grows plants commercially for use in parks, gardens and public spaces.

  • Hotel manager

    Guest house manager, hotel general manager

    Hotel managers are in charge of the day-to-day running of a hotel.

  • Housing officer

    Housing officers look after rented properties for local authorities and housing associations.

  • Housing policy officer

    Housing policy officers research and develop policies for local authorities and housing associations.

  • Human resources manager

    HR manager, personnel manager, HR director

    Human resources (HR) managers develop, deliver and manage HR policies and plans.

  • Human resources officer

    Personnel officer, HR officer

    Human resources (HR) officers hire employees and help develop their careers, and look after employee relations, benefits and welfare.

  • Leisure centre manager

    Sports centre manager, gym manager

    Leisure centre managers look after the day-to-day running of sports and leisure centres.

  • MP

    Member of Parliament, elected representative, constituency representative, politician

    MPs represent people's concerns and interests in the House of Commons.

  • Management accountant

    Management accountants look after a company's finances and find ways to improve profitability.

  • Management consultant

    Management consultants help organisations solve problems and improve efficiency.

  • Manufacturing supervisor

    Factory supervisor, production line supervisor, shift supervisor

    Manufacturing supervisors keep production lines running smoothly and manage staff.

  • Marketing director

    Managing director

    Marketing directors plan ways to promote products or brands and increase their company's share of the market.

  • Marketing manager

    Brand manager, account manager

    Marketing managers plan how to promote products, services or brands and oversee all marketing activity.

  • Museum curator

    Museum curators manage collections of objects of artistic, scientific, historical and general interest.

  • Network manager

    Network administrator, IT manager

    Network managers supervise the design, installation and running of IT, data and telephony systems in an organisation.

  • Nursery manager

    Pre-school manager

    Nursery managers run early years childcare centres, providing day care for babies and young children from birth to 5 years.

  • Office manager

    Office managers oversee the day-to-day running of an office or department.

  • Oil and gas operations manager

    Oil and gas production manager, oil and gas exploration manager

    Oil and gas operations managers plan and co-ordinate onshore and offshore exploration and production.

  • Operational researcher

    Management scientist

    Operational researchers analyse how organisations can improve the way they work.

  • Payroll manager

    Payroll managers manage the payroll department within an organisation.

  • Planning and development surveyor

    Planning and development surveyors assess, design and manage development projects in towns, cities and rural areas.

  • Private practice accountant

    Private practice accountants help people and businesses manage their money effectively.

  • Production manager (manufacturing)

    Production managers make sure manufacturing processes run smoothly and cost-effectively, and deliver products on time.

  • Public relations director

    PR director, PR account director, communications director

    Public relations (PR) directors manage communications campaigns and strategy for their organisation or clients.

  • Purchasing manager

    Procurement manager

    Purchasing managers buy equipment, goods and services for their company.

  • Quality assurance manager

    Quality manager, quality control manager, quality inspector

    Quality assurance managers make sure a company's products and services meet and maintain set standards.

  • Quantity surveyor

    Quantity surveyors oversee construction projects, managing risks and controlling costs.

  • Research and development manager

    R&D manager, industrial scientist

    Research and development (R&D) managers lead teams of scientists and engineers to create new products and improve existing ones.

  • Retail manager

    Retail managers look after stores, motivate staff to achieve sales targets, organise promotional events and monitor industry trends.

  • Riding holiday centre manager

    Trekking centre manager, equine tourism manager

    Riding centre managers plan and run the centre's activities, manage staff and develop the business.

  • Rural surveyor

    Agricultural surveyor

    Rural surveyors value the assets of farms and estates, advise clients on legal and tax issues, and plan and develop land use.

  • Sales manager

    Sales managers organise, coach and lead teams of sales representatives to work towards agreed targets.

  • Security Service personnel

    Security Service personnel protect the UK against threats to national security.

  • Social services manager

    Service manager, service development manager

    Social services managers plan and co-ordinate the health, welfare and social care support provided by local authorities and charities.

  • Sports agent

    Football agent

    Sports agents negotiate employment contracts for their clients.

  • Supervisor

    Team leader, first line manager

    Supervisors manage teams of staff and organise their workload.

  • Supply chain manager

    Supply chain managers organise the movement of goods and materials from suppliers and manufacturers to customers.

  • TV or film producer

    TV and film producers look after the business side of productions.

  • Tax inspector

    Senior tax professional

    Tax inspectors make sure the correct amount of tax is paid and investigate cases of fraud.

  • Technical architect

    IT systems architect

    Technical architects help plan, design and build IT systems for clients.

  • Technical surveyor

    Surveying technician

    Technical surveyors carry out tasks to support chartered surveyors, architects and engineers.

  • Textiles production manager

    Textiles manufacturing manager

    Textiles production managers look after all stages of textiles manufacturing.

  • Tour manager

    Travel manager, tour supervisor

    Tour managers manage the travel arrangements of holidaymakers and business clients to make sure their trips run smoothly.

  • Town planner

    Spatial planner, planner, urban designer, planning officer

    Town planners help shape the way towns and cities develop, and balance the demands on land with the needs of the community.

  • Training manager

    Training managers arrange and run training programmes in organisations.

  • Transport planner

    Transport planners manage road, rail and air transport networks at local, regional and national level.

  • Travel agency manager

    Travel manager

    Travel agency managers are responsible for the day-to-day running of travel agencies, meeting sales targets and promoting travel products.

  • Visitor attraction general manager

    Visitor attraction general managers look after the operation and finances of an attraction, and the health and safety of staff and visitors.

  • Warehouse manager

    Warehouse managers plan and co-ordinate warehouse operations at distribution depots, retail superstores and manufacturing plants.

  • Wedding planner

    Wedding planners help couples organise their wedding.