Thames water technology graduate programme

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Location: Reading

Type: Permanent

Ref: e20012743

What is the purpose of the role?

We're market leaders in renewable energy. We're a business that's constantly evolving. We're the UK's largest water and wastewater services provider and every day we serve 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley, providing 2.6 million litres of life-giving drinking water and recycling wastewater safely back into the environment. We're always looking at ways we can improve and innovate - whether it's enabling customers to cook and heat their homes with renewable gas (from human waste!), turning seawater into high-quality drinking water or delivering outstanding customer experience. Our customers are at the heart of what we do. We strive to be the best in our industry, and we need passionate, curious graduates to help us drive our continuous evolution. Our graduate programmes include Finance, Technology, General Leadership and Engineering.

What makes this role unique?

Our graduate programmes have been designed around you to make sure you have the opportunity to maximise your potential. We offer excellent development throughout the 18 month programme including rotational job placements, a WaterAid charity business challenge, business and personal development modules, technical and professional development, health & safety training and a management development programme.

What will this role involve?

If you have a passion for driving transformation through digital and next generation technology excellence, then our Technology Graduate Programme could be for you.

We work closely with partners including Accenture, Bilfinger, Deloitte and IBM to ensure best in class service delivery and IT operations with a clearly defined strategic roadmap, governance and insights with customers and colleagues at the core.

We work in a fast paced, demanding, agile environment. Whether you're helping us run smooth IT operations, prevent cyber threats or work with our colleagues and customers to fully understand and pre-empt demands, there's never a dull moment.

After joining the rest of our graduates for a comprehensive induction you will work across different areas within IT to learn how each area delivers business critical best in class digital and next generation technology excellence.

Whether you want to be an architect, IT security specialist, business analyst or service transition lead, this Programme offers a variety of opportunities to progress within the UK's largest digitally focussed water and wastewater services provider

What are we looking for?

If you're hardworking with a passion for both technology and customer excellence, have a degree in computer science, forensic computing or something IT related (cyber security, networking, security, architecture or similar) and have a minimum of a 2:2 expected or achieved degree then please apply today!

Thames Water information and salary details

We offer an excellent and competitive graduate programme package including a 28k starting salary (increasing throughout the programme); 26 days holiday per year, a fantastic pension scheme, savings on holidays and shopping, an annual subscription to a professional body of your choice + an interest free loan should you need one for relocation or anything else.

About Thames Water

Thames Water is the largest water and waste-water services company in the UK. We provide the essential service at the heart of daily life, health and enjoyment to 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley and we are going through a period of exciting change. On a typical day we supply 2.6 billion litres of top quality drinking water and our 350 sewage treatment works treat more than 4.2bn litres of waste-water. Our 85,000 miles of water mains and sewers would wrap around the world three-and-a-half times.

We are focusing like never before on delivering brilliant services and providing our customers with a great experience. We are in the process of transforming our business in order to achieve this. To help us succeed, we need a range of new skills and capabilities and will be recruiting for these in the coming months. We are on the lookout for talented people across our entire region who are interested in helping us to become the best water and waste-water company in the UK.

Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.

Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 5/1/2018.