Business &
corporate

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Whether you join us as an HR professional, a strategist, a finance expert or a marketing whizz, you’ll play a crucial role in helping us deliver our purpose. There are incredible opportunities to use your specialist skills across all our business areas, giving you the chance to develop your career at a hugely exciting time for the business. You’ll be engaging with internal and external stakeholders and, depending on the nature of the role, may get ‘out and about’ to visit our operational sites. One thing’s for sure – a role within our business support functions will offer you an exciting challenge in a unique and constantly evolving industry.

 

Environments we operate in

Finance, Commercial & Legal

The opportunities available across our Finance, Commercial & Legal teams are vast, covering a wide range of functions including financing, controls, data protection, risk, audit and assurance, governance, investor relations, legal and secretariat services. Meanwhile, our Commercial and Procurement teams deliver an end-to-end commercial service, from setting up and managing supplier agreements to purchasing goods and services, making payments, and providing commercial assurance.

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People

The People team is here to help all our 8,000 colleagues thrive. Our People vision is to become a leading employer in our area, create a working environment where everyone can perform at their best and keep our people, customers and communities safe. Joining this team, you might play an important role in helping us attract talent, develop our employees to help them be their best, or maybe you’re an HR professional with expertise across the board. Whatever your role is in our People function, you’ll be helping us create an exceptional employee experience while playing a pivotal role in delivering our purpose.

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Business & Project Management

Roles in Business & Project Management offer the opportunity to work across the business, both as part of our central functions and across other areas including Capital Delivery, Digital Transformation, Engineering & Asset, Operations and Retail. Our Business & Project Management teams play a pivotal role in fulfilling our purpose of delivering life’s essential service through their support in our big transformation programmes, operational excellence, business readiness and continuous improvement in the shape of business planning, change management, programme and portfolio management and business analysis.

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Brand, Marketing and Communications

Our Brand, Marketing and Communications teams are crucial in helping us tell our Thames Water story and communicate important information our customers need to know. This includes everything from customer letters to adverts that raise awareness on how we can all look after our most precious resource.

Opportunities cover a diverse range of functions including our Media Relations team, employee communications, brand and marketing, and customer communications. Successful candidates not only reflect our company values, they also bring creativity, fresh ideas, a collaborative way of working and the ability to enjoy a fast-paced environment!

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Strategy

In Strategy, you’ll play a key role in ensuring our customers are at the heart of our ambitious company strategy and that their voice is heard and reflected in everything we do. You’ll also be responsible for developing industry-leading relationships so we can influence future regulation and secure the best outcomes for our customers and the business. Whether you’re looking to help protect the environment, influence policy or improve company performance, there are a range of critical strategic roles across the business.

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Why it’s important

The teams that work across our Business & corporate functions cover a huge range of roles that sit under strategy, finance, commercial and legal, people, business and project management, brand, marketing and communications.

These all drive Thames Water forward to the new world of water that we’re working towards. They help the wider business areas run effectively and smoothly so that we can deliver life’s essential service.

Whether it’s empowering our people to be and feel their best, looking after our finances today and for the future, communicating our purpose and looking after our brand, managing multi-million pound projects or supporting our stakeholders, every role in our Business & Corporate division makes a real difference.

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Our benefits

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Health MOT

From annual health MOTs to physiotherapy and counselling, we’ll help you take care of you and your family’s health and wellbeing.

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Financial benefits

Take advantage of our wealth of financial benefits, from discounts and shopping vouchers to generous pension contributions and life assurance.

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Loyalty rewards

We reward loyalty and going ‘above and beyond’, through loyalty and instant awards schemes.

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Support package

Expect an impressive package of support to help you fulfil your potential and enjoy a successful and sustainable career.

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Flexible hours

You can work flexibly in lots of ways: changing your days or hours, compressed hours, job shares, changing location and flexible retirement.