Digital Graduate Development Programme – Scottish Water – Glasgow
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Digitally enabling Scottish Water now and in the future!
As a Graduate in Scottish Water you’ll be contributing to the success and continued growth of one of Scotland’s most critical businesses. We believe that everyone has talent and offer tailored learning and development and the opportunity to take ownership of your career, enabling you to reach your full potential. You’ll have the ability to: add value, inspire trust and demonstrate pride in your work to ensure you thrive within our business.
It’s an exciting time for our Digital team who are delivering an ambitious programme of digital solutions aimed at better enabling all employees and helping to make Scottish Water an even better and more fulfilling place to work. On our Digital Graduate Development Programme, which starts in September 2020, you will have a fantastic opportunity to work with other self-starters in a vibrant and forward-thinking technology team that is responsible for shaping the future Digital landscape within Scottish Water.
You will be particularly interested in developing Scottish Water’s digital capability across mobile, social, cloud and data analytics platforms. You will be immersed in operational technology and help to drive Scottish Water’s “internet of things”. You will have the opportunity to apply your innovative ideas and fresh perspective to deliver new ways of working that adopt the latest technologies and create a workplace that meets modern user expectations.
The aim of this two year programme is to further develop your skills and expertise to enable you to take on a specialist technical role on completion of your Programme. Placements within a number of key stakeholder teams during your two year programme will allow you to challenge yourself and colleagues as we are looking for Graduates who have the determination to succeed, add value and become our future subject matter experts and leaders.
You’ll be given the chance to stretch yourself on these placements across Scottish Water and across Scotland too… by being flexible in your thinking and sometimes in your location.
To be successful on this programme you must share our passion for delivering great customer service. You will have a minimum 2:2 (or be on track to achieve a minimum 2:2) degree or postgraduate qualification in an IT, Computer & Software Engineering discipline (Computer Science, Computer Systems Engineering, Information Environments, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Cyber Security, Digital Project Management and Product Design).
Working at Scottish Water
Scottish Water is one of the UKs leading water companies, the quality of drinking water and satisfaction with the service we provide our customers has never been higher – but we want to be even better. We’re proud to be leading the way in renewable technologies & energy efficiency by pledging to deliver net zero emissions by 2040 – five years ahead of the nationwide target set by the Scottish Government. You could help play an important part in ensuring that Scottish Water is trusted to care for the water on which Scotland depends.
We are passionate about creating opportunities for people to learn and build the skills, knowledge and experience that will help them become the next generation of water industry leaders and experts, taking the industry forward. We were recently awarded the Investors in Young People accreditation, demonstrating our commitment to creating rewarding opportunities for young people.
We are committed to creating an engaging environment and a positive experience for our employees and we have an inclusive and collaborative work environment. We were recently recognised by The Times as a Top 50 Employer for Women 2019, in 2017 we won the Diversity in the Public Sector Award 2017 (Herald and GenAnalytics) and the HR Network Award for Talent Management 2017. We also have Carers Positive Exemplary Status.
As a Scottish Water Graduate you can expect to receive excellent training and support, to enable you to realise your full potential and progress to the highest levels of our organisation. You will also be eligible for all benefits that our employees enjoy such as 37 days holiday per year, eligibility to join the defined benefit, contributory pension scheme and much more.
Any offer of employment with Scottish Water will be subject to the successful completion of a mandatory pre-employment screening process. Details can be found on our website.
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