United Utilities: How we promote gender equality in the workplace

United Utilities: How we promote gender equality in the workplace


Age: 14-16

Duration: 1 day

Industry: Energy/Utilities

Application deadline: 01/03/2023

Dates: 08/03/2023 – 08/03/2023

Imagine if you faced obstacles that stopped you from developing in your career just because of your gender. It wouldn’t seem fair, would it?

At United Utilities, we ensure every one of our 6,000 employees feel valued and celebrated for who they are, regardless of their gender. We are a leading employer in the North West and are ranked the 7th most inclusive employer in the UK.

We’re inviting you to a one-off session to celebrate International Women’s Day on the 6th March 2023. During the session you will:

· Find out more about United Utilities and why Diversity is important to us

· Hear about the inspiring achievements of some our female colleagues

· Meet our inspiring female role models and discover more about their career journey so far

· Meet inspiring members of our Gender Equality support network

· Get top tips for success in your future career

· Discover what career opportunities we can offer you

Keep an eye out for our other sessions in the ‘Equity, Diversity and Inclusion’ series… We also have sessions taking place on the 7th December 2022 to celebrate Disabilities Month and on the 14th June 2023 to celebrate PRIDE, so go ahead and apply for one of these too..

When applying, answer the following questions

  • What do you already know about our organisation?

More about what we do:

United Utilities is responsible for water and wastewater services in the North West of England. Our purpose is to provide great water and more for the North West. We deliver 1.8 billion litres of water a day to more than 3 million homes and businesses in the North West, as well as treating all the wastewater which disappears around the U-bend. Keeping the region flowing relies on a vast behind the scenes operation, involving hundreds of reservoirs, treatment works and pumping stations; thousands of kilometres of water pipes and sewers and a 5,000 strong workforce.

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Listening
 Speaking
 Problem Solving
 Creativity
 Staying Positive
 Leadership
 Teamwork

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