The job sector in Leeds is flourishing, with thousands of roles available across the city from cleaners to shop assistants and hospitality positions. However there are a many high profile and high paying jobs on offer if you want to work as a director or in a corporate setting.
Using Indeed, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 highest paying jobs in Leeds, all with salaries upwards of £100,000. We have included the roles and duties expected of potential applicants as well.
The sectors range from marketing, to recruitment, real estate and sales. Some of the roles are remote or based in Leeds offices.
Sales Director – COPTRZ – up to £120,000
COPTRZ, a commerical drone provider are looking for a sales director in central Leeds. This role is described as a rare opportunity and they are looking for someone with ambition to deliver growth for employees and shareholders.
They don’t list what they want in a person, they just expect you to already have it. This role offers between £100,000 and £120,000 per year in central Leeds alongside huge opportunities for learning and global travel.
The role also offers an open-ended bonus and equity share scheme.
In House Head of Legal – Anakin Seal – Up to £121,000
Anakin Seal are looking for suitable candidates to be their new Head of Legal. The correct candidate will be a senior pensions solicitor who can demonstrate hands-on commercial experience. The role will also require someone to be a leading authority on business and legal matters and be the primary contact for the business with the pensions regulator.
Aptitude and confidence to engage with stakeholders at every level will be rewarded with a salary between £110,000 and £121,000 and a bonus of up to 30 per cent.
Facilities Management Operations Director – PSR Solutions – £100,000
PSR Solutions are a specialist recruiter that provide jobs within the building and construction trade. They are looking for a Facilities Management Operations Director with senior operational strategic experience.
The role will include people management, monitoring contract performance and building and maintaining client relationships. In return, the successful candidate will receive a salary of up to £100,000 per year.
Regional Director of Sales and Business Development – The FD and CFO Centre – Up to £120,000
The FD and CFO Centre are on the lookout for a new Regional Director of Sales and Business Development. The successful candidate will manage a team of financial directors and CFOs who help multi-million pound businesses.
Candidates should have a strong understanding of business strategy and a proven track record of success. The salary for this role is upwards of £120,000.
Head of Asset Management – Cortland – £100,000
Cortland are looking for a Head of Asset Management for their Leeds office. Cortland are a leading build to rent company who are searching for someone with a varied skillset including pitching to clients and mobilising buildings.
You will be able to deliver a first-class experience to clients and residents as well as the asset managers and mobilisation managers. This will be done through coordination, preparation and leading transition, the role pays £100,000 per year.
Critical National Infrastructure Business Development Manager – Bedroq – Up to £120,000
Bedroq are an IT service provider that supports companies with robust IT platforms and platform governance to maintain a sustainable, investible business.
The role will require someone with excellent commercial and technical communication skills to develop new relationships with organisations. This role will pay up to £120,000 per year.
Law Enforcement Business Development Manager – Bedroq – Up to £120,000
This role will require someone with an understanding of customer needs, identifying potential issues and quality communication. A successful candidate will need business development skills and the ability to apply methodical and consultative approaches. In return this role will pay £120,000 per year.
Business Development Manager – SmartSearch – Up to £300,000
Smartsearch, an Anti-Money Laundering verification suite for UK and International markets, is looking for a new Business Development Manager. The role would include working alongside sales and marketing management to build a solid pipeline of new business in a variety of markets.
You will design campaigns for specific market segments and drive high investments into the sector. This role offers up to £300,000 per annum, with an incentive package and commission protocol.
National Director of Building Surveying – Kingsley Recruitment – Between £100,000 and £150,000
Kingsley Recruitment are looking for a director with experience and passion for leading a UK wide building surveying team. The successful candidate will have a wide range of management skills and experience technically and commercially.
You will be expected to support and grow the existing team and work face to face with clients to develop new relationships. This role pays between £100,000 and £150,000 per year.
Head Of Product – Universal Credit – Department for Work and Pensions – Up to £100,000
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is looking for a full-time Head of Product. The role will pay the right candidate up to £100,000.
The role involves ongoing, careful and coordinated stakeholder management to ensure the service delivers a transformative effect, the direction is shared and well understood and that it aligns with and is pivotal to the departmental vision for digital service delivery.
The individual is responsible for representing the service to a wide range of stakeholders and forums, to explain decisions that have been taken and the future direction and to create trust and quality relationships between the digital teams, the wider programme and beyond.