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    Anglian Water is looking to recruit 6 Graduates from September 2022! The 2 year programme gives an exclusive opportunity to work in all core business areas of Anglian Water. For the duration of each placement, candidates will learn brand new skills and knowledge to help them flourish in an operational management role. The closing date is 17th October, to apply please visit -

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    We were excited to welcome Donna Fraser OBE to speak with colleagues last week for National Inclusion Week. Donna is a 4x Olympian and a former 400m sprinter for Great Britain, with a successful athletics career spanning 20 years. Donna is now an international speaker, strategist, and charity ambassador, and dedicates much of her time to working in Business, Sport, and the charity sector to inspire and embed inclusive and diverse cultures. As part of our Inclusion Week activities Donna shared her story of overcoming challenges, maintaining focus in the face of adversity and 'believing and achieving'.  #UnitedforInclusion #Anglianwater


    Anglian Water embarks on largest ever recruitment drive to wage war on leakage 200 roles to be advertised across the East of England Today, Anglian Water is announcing the first part of its largest ever recruitment drive to expand its army of leakage technicians and engineers. The water company is on the hunt for candidates to fill 200 roles across the region, with positions being advertised over the next two months. Various different levels of role will be advertised, including assistant technicians, leakage technicians, as well as a number of engineering roles. Some roles do not require any previous experience. Anglian Water’s focus and innovative approach at tackling leakage has made it an industry leader. Since privatisation Anglian Water has reduced leaks by 38% – despite putting a third more water into its network to meet the needs of a growing population. Last year its leakage and repair teams helped save enough water to fill 10 Olympic swimming pools every day. Head of Leakage for Anglian Water, Sean McCarthy said: “We’re already one of the leading employers

  • The Recruitment Team's February Wellbeing Challenge Last month, the Recruitment Team set a goal to walk, cycle, run or skip 880 miles between them, covering the outskirts of the Anglian Water region. The team of 12 had miles to cover per person. The team set this challenge to get them out moving and keeping fit mentally and physically during this lock down period. Well done to the team who smashed the target and as a team covered 1,259 miles between them!

  • Craig lands sustainability role following successful graduate placement This month Craig Hopkinson joined SPA as Sustainability Manager following a successful graduate placement. After completing his degree in International Business at Loughborough University, Craig applied for the Anglian Water Graduate Programme in September 2019. The Graduate Programme is a two-year scheme, designed to enable graduates to gain first-hand experience in a wide range of core areas across the business and ultimately secure a job at the end. Craig completed a series of placements across the business including working in the Innovation Engagement team, where he project-managed a Circular Economy project. He also spent time in Delivery Portfolio Management, learning about the range of schemes which take place across the Alliances. Finally, he had the opportunity to work in Regulation as part of the CMA team, helping to prepare our case against Ofwat in response to the Final Determination. Craig said: “The programme provided me with a wide range of experiences, and I got to sample

  • We are celebrating at Anglian Water after picking up a hat trick at the prestigious Utility Week Awards this week. We are hugely proud to have scooped the top spot for Employer of the Year, Net Zero Carbon Initiative of the Year and Supply Chain Initiative of the Year. Our CEO Peter Simpson CEO said: "Today is a proud day for Anglian Water, especially in light of a very tough spell for everyone while dealing with Covid-19. These awards are testament to how we’ve all worked together to support each other and our customers this year, just as our purpose and values suggest we should."


    We’re supporting National Apprenticeship Week. Here at Anglian Water we have more than 160 apprentices across the business earning while they learn, from leakage and water recycling technicians to scientists and digital experts. And we have many more in the business who have completed their apprenticeship and have gone on to develop their career further with us. Our chief executive Peter Simpson said: “We love employing apprentices because of the fresh perspective they bring and the fact that they grow and develop with the business into some of the most capable and loyal employees that we have.” Does your workplace take on apprentices? What do they bring to your business? #NAW2021 #apprenticeships

  • We have just launched six exciting internship opportunities to start in September 2021. Our Year-in-Industry internships will help refine and boost your skills, give you valuable experience and the opportunity to connect with and learn from our team of professionals in a business which provides a vital service to more than six million customers in the East of England. Emilie is one of our current interns – read about her experience and how you can apply here There is more to working in the water industry than you might think. As one of life’s essential services, we never stop and we’re always exploring. Come and see for yourself.

  • We’re looking for the industry leaders of tomorrow. We are very excited to open applications for our 2021 Graduate careers scheme. There are eight positions available for ambitious university graduates looking to get a first hand insight into how a company with 6.5million customers and 5,000 members of staff is run. The two year placement will see you gaining experience across different areas of our business including the water recycling process, network maintenance, sampling, leakage and much more. Heather is currently half way through her placement. Read more about her experiences as well as others on the scheme - and get all the information you need to apply at

  • Society has had a huge upheaval in recent months - and we have made a promise to build back better from the crisis. But how do we do that? Today, we’re launching our Green Recovery plan to consolidate our commitments to a greener, more sustainable recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. The plan outlines our ambition across five main areas: carbon reduction, growth, skills and jobs, climate change and nature recovery. Our CEO Peter Simpson, discusses the opportunity we have to build back better socially, economically and for the wider benefit of the environment, in his latest blog - And you can read the plan itself at

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