Graduate scheme

North West


United Utilities provides water and sewage services to seven million people across the North West. It's a big job and a lot of work goes on behind the scenes to keep things running smoothly for our customers. From operating our pipes and improving water quality, to embracing new technologies and safeguarding the local environment – whether you're in our head office or out on site, there's always plenty going on.

As a Business Information Management Graduate, you'll have chance to work in our credit performance and insight department. They are an established team who have a great track record in delivering
business reporting, behavioural scorecards and customer insight enabling us to understand our customers, support the vulnerable in our community and to maximise water bill payments. You will have the opportunity to work with lots of different teams across the business.

You'll be rewarded for your commitment with a starting salary of £28,500, a massive 26 days of annual leave every year, which will increase to a maximum of 30 days after four years' service, plus bank holidays. Our fantastic benefits include private healthcare, discounted gym, flexible holidays, and award winning pension scheme. United Utilities has also been honored by Glassdoor with the Best Places to Work in 2020.

We're looking for enthusiastic graduates to lead the way and help us to meet the challenges of the future.

Job Accountabilities

You'll receive a tailored development programme which will cover all areas of the team enabling you to build your skills in decision making, data analysis, data management, reporting and presentation.
You will have the opportunity to spend time in other areas of the business enabling you to gain a fully rounded view of how our data resource is leveraged to optimise performance.
You'll get the chance to become an expert in the use of our state-of-the-art data tools including Exasol (our data warehousing solution), Alteryx (the data manipulation, reporting and analytics engine) and Tableau (our business intelligence platform).
You will be introduced to the practical applications of mathematical and statistical skills to help us to understand our business and customers.

Knowledge and Skills

The Credit Performance and Insight department has a strong reputation for excellence and our graduates are an important part of that success.

We require a minimum 2:1 degree classification in a scientific, mathematical or statistical discipline.

You will need to be:

  • Motivated and enthusiastic
  • A strong leader
  • An excellent team player
  • An excellent communicator at all levels
  • Able to work under pressure in a wide range of situations
  • Highly organised
  • Able to prioritise work
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office

Additional Information

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a virtual assessment centre which are taking place 6 -17 December 2021.

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