Telent is a leading technology company and specialist in the design, build, support and management of the UK’s critical digital infrastructure, drawing on decades of experience in mission critical communications and technology.
With a strong focus on key customer areas including transport, emergency services, network providers and the public sector. Our expertise, accreditations and knowledge make us a trusted partner for organisations at the forefront of the digital revolution.
Like most companies, Telent has faced challenges over the last few years from the impact of Covid but due to the commitment of our dedicated workforce, we remain a strong and viable business that continues to deliver on the projects we are currently undertaking as well as winning tenders for new business.
At Telent, we need to be flexible to meet the needs of our customers’, so we adopt an agile working approach, with a blend of office based, home working and some site-based activity.
Every year we offer a graduate scheme in project management and engineering. Our graduate opportunities are rotational programmes, allowing you to learn about our vast business from experts whilst carrying out real work on real projects.
Telent Graduate programmes are work based training programmes with the aim of developing new colleagues with a high level of aptitude to become our talent of the future.
A career at Telent can span sectors, roles, technologies and clients giving you the opportunity to develop, learn new skills and make an impact. We are growing and we rely on our committed team to deliver.
We nurture the talent that makes this happen, by our on-going commitment to creating an inclusive culture that respects and values difference, that celebrates diverse ideas. We want everyone to feel they can be themselves and to thrive at work.
Our recruitment process
The first stage of our recruitment process is an online application. Applicants need to submit their CV through the Telent website. Their application is then processed by a member of the Telent Acquisition Team.
The second stage is an online assessment. Candidates will be given a week to complete the assessment after the assessment has been arranged for them. The assessment shouldn't take any longer than half an hour.
The third stage is a video interview. Applicants will be asked a series of questions and will be given time to prepare their answer before recording their answer.
The final stage of our recruitment process is an Assessment Centre. This will be completed remotely and will consist of three elements: a competency-based interview, a solo activity and a group activity.
Culture and Values
Our Values, and the Behaviours that underpin them, support Telent’s organisational culture and long-term vision to be the leading service partner, delivering outstanding capability and customer experience.
We are clear communicators
We respect differing backgrounds and cultures
We share learnings and listen to the experiences of others
We celebrate success
We are informed about Telent
We take an active role in our safety and security culture; we are proud to be safe
We drive development and career progression
We understand our personal accountability
We seek out opportunities for teamwork
We challenge constructively when working towards shared goals
We maintain a positive and ‘can do’ attitude
We practise a ‘One Telent’ mindset
We strive for continuous improvement
We build and maintain trust with customers
We provide high-quality, dependable and ever-advancing solutions
We are commercially aware
Equality and diversity
We’re passionate about creating an inclusive environment at Telent – one in which everyone feels able to be themselves and empowered to reach their full potential. People are at the heart of our business, and we believe that our teams should reflect the diverse experiences and backgrounds of the communities we support.
We’re dedicated to building a diverse team where everyone feels that they belong. We want our colleagues to feel able to share their unique identities, cultures, experiences, skills, expertise, and insights. It’s why we’re committed to creating a welcoming environment that ensures everyone feels respected and valued.
It's the responsibility of everyone at Telent to promote inclusive behaviours. Everyone has a shared responsibility for applying the ED&I Policy and must not practice, encourage, or tolerate discrimination.
Telent considers any form of bullying, harassment or victimisation in the workplace to be wholly unacceptable, being damaging to the wellbeing of employees and to the business.
Telent have a dedicated Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (ED&I) Steering Group made up of passionate volunteers from around the business. Their role is to provide direction and support for Telent’s ED&I strategy, drive initiatives, and support Telent in meeting its commitments.
Telent also have Community Groups that are led by volunteers from around the business, and provide a place for colleagues to connect, support, and engage with one another. Currently there is a Pride at Telent Community, a Black Professionals Community, and future groups getting ready for launch.
We currently have a number of partnerships that help us to support a culture of ED&I. We support Transport for London’s (TfL) Women into Transportation and Engineering (WiTnE) initiative, the Young Rail Professionals (YRP), and a ‘Women in Leadership Development Programme’ with Raise the Bar.