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Digital and Technology Solutions Sponsored Degree

Anglian Water
Anglian Water
  • Salary: £18,000
  • Deadline: CLOSED
  • Length of Programme: 3 Years
  • Entry Requirements: ., .
  • Qualification Gained: Professional Qualification
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    • Huntingdon

“Securing the future of water takes a little application”

Anglian Water is a water industry leader having been voted the 2nd Best Place to Work in 2018 by Glassdoor, and winning the Responsible Business of the Year Award in 2017. Within this, IT plays a fundamental role in the delivery of a vital water resource to millions of customers across the Anglian Water network and you too could be a part of a 5,300 strong workforce in this award winning, exciting and challenging industry. If you think about the people you depend on, they depend on clean, safe water and that’s what we provide.

Anglian Water has a fantastic opportunity for 6 individuals to earn while they learn on our 4½ year Digital and Technology Solutions sponsored degree. This is an ideal prospect for you if you would like to study for a degree, and have a great job at the same time, and Anglian Water will cover your programme costs.

This programme offers a combination of part time classroom study at Aston University, distance learning and work based training to give you a BSc Honours degree in Digital and Technology Solutions. You’ll gain valuable skills and technical knowledge, with guidance and support throughout from an experienced team. You’ll also get a unique, valuable and collaborative learning experience by working and studying alongside students at one of our Partner organisations – Capgemini – a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation.

As the technology market is constantly evolving, we are looking for someone to help drive Anglian Water forwards through innovation and implementation of technology solutions. We can help you to achieve your full potential and you can help us shape the digital future for our customers.

You’ll play a vital role as part of a team that digitally transforms our water industry. You’ll explore and find ways of using innovative technology, harnessing the power of graphical information systems, machine learning and cloud capability to ensure the service and solutions we provide are cutting edge. IT is central to the success of Anglian Water and you’ll be at the heart of it. 


So what do you need to apply?

  • 7 GCSEs at grades A*-C or 9-4 including Maths and English
  • Plus one of the following:
    • 3 A Levels at grades A*-C including a STEM subject (or equivalent)
    • Successfully completed an Advanced Apprenticeship
    • BTEC (pass, pass, distinction)
    • A real passion for technology
    • Great communication and natural people skills
    • A high level of self motivation and a willingness to learn

You must also be able and willing to travel across our region to meet service needs of our employees. Some national travel may also be required to work alongside Capgemini.

Start Date: September 2018

About Us 

Anglian Water is not your typical water company. Just take a look at our Love Every Drop strategy that underpins everything that we do and you’ll start to get a feel for our culture. It’s collaborative, innovative and inspiring. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly love what we do! If you care about excellent customer service, your career and the environment, then we want to hear from you. We believe that equal opportunities means inclusion, diversity and fair treatment for all.


We pride ourselves on offering a range of benefits and we can often offer flexible working options. Other perks include; Private Health Care with additional support focusing on your wellbeing, a very competitive pension scheme, childcare vouchers and access to several high street discounts.

Anglian Water takes Health & Safety very seriously. Any job offer may depend on you passing a drugs and alcohol test. If appropriate, you may also be tested at other times during the course of your employment.

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