Our people
Dive into a new career with Northumbrian Water and Essex & Suffolk Water.

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Not to brag, but we've got a great team at NWG.

In fact, we're proud to say some people spend their entire career with us.



  • they've found a job they love
  • they've grown into new roles
  • our great reputation as a top employer in the UK

To keep the water flowing, we've got a lot of roles and responsibilities (take a deep breath!):

  • scientists
  • engineers
  • information services
  • field services
  • customer services
  • legal services
  • marketing
  • HR
  • supply chain management
  • financial services
  • corporate affairs

and that's just scratching the surface!


We employ over 3000 people, and we're always looking for the next team member.

Start and grow your career with us
Learning and development

We want you to be the best you can be and we also want you to feel like you've got a great place to work.


We will give you the tools and support to really make a difference and offer ongoing learning.


Your development is important to help you meet your own goals and ambitions. We appreciate a culture that values, encourages and recognises outstanding performance, with commitment to our vision and values.


You and your manager will agree a personal development plan that looks at where you are, where you want to be, and what tools you need to get there.


It is important that you also take an active role in seeking out opportunities and materials to learn and develop particular skills. We have a growing suite of e-learning tools and materials that are available to you as well as CDs/Video/DVDs, reference and work books.


You can also use our interest free qualification loan if you choose to take a course of study which is not a requirement of your role. The course does not have to be work-related; it just needs to lead to a recognised qualification.

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Dive into a new career with Northumbrian Water and Essex & Suffolk Water

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Diversity, Inclusion and Equity

Creating an inclusive place to work for all

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Apprenticeships are a great entry into a career

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Our rewards and benefits

Our rewards and benefits

Competitive pay, benefits and rewards for your hard work

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Early careers

Early careers

We work with amazing people, but we want to find more

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Find your next career opportunity

Find your next career opportunity

Dive into a new career

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