Graduate Management Programme 2021
Sustainable, green solutions are our future - why not make them yours?
It’s decision time. Whether your degree is coming to an end or you’ve already graduated, you’re thinking about what’s next for you. Where to start your career? How to get your foot in the door of a company that shares your values and actively strives to make the world a better place?
We’re South West Water. As well as providing safe and clean water to 1.7 million customers, we’ve made it our mission to support the lives of people and the places they love for generations to come. From championing innovative partnerships with wildlife charities to reducing pollution, we take our guardianship of the natural world very seriously. So if you want to kickstart a career where you can make a difference, look no further.
About the role
Join our Graduate Management Programme and over two years, you’ll spend time working in three of our four core business areas - Operations, Engineering, Projects and Customer Service. After an initial induction programme, where you’ll get to know your colleagues and get to grips with our business, you’ll undertake two 9-month and one 6-month rotations, enabling you to gain valuable practical experience in a variety of areas.
Supported every step of the way as you find your feet and discover your potential, your work will make a meaningful contribution and a real difference to our customers. What's more, you’ll gain incredible experience that’ll set you up for the future. Join our Graduate Programme and you can expect:
- Hands-on experience with varied, challenging projects
- Ongoing learning and development
- Support and networking opportunities
- A friendly culture, with a family feel
- Your health, safety and wellbeing to be our priority
- A mentor who will support you
Curious, committed and eager to learn, you’re looking to build a career somewhere that cares as much as you do. As well as a degree in any subject, you’ll also need:
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Top-notch time management and organisational skills
- A desire to work in a hands-on, varied working environment
- To be eager to take initiative
Working at South West Water
For us, it’s not just about what we do, but how we do it. At the heart of our business are our people. That’s why we invest in them and ensure they have everything they need, and a culture that supports them to thrive. We’re looking for open-minded, creative team players from a range of backgrounds to join our Graduate Operational Management Programme. Because we know that building a diverse, progressive workforce is key to our future success. As well as a flexible, friendly, collaborative environment, you’ll also enjoy:
- 23 days holiday a year plus bank holidays
- Access to our cycle to work scheme
- Free car parking on site
- Medical perks
- Bonus Scheme
To apply, fill in an online application form, upload your CV and a covering letter. The closing date for applications is 9th April 2021, so what are you waiting for? Take the first step towards your future now.