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1 Some Facts about YW 1 vision - to be clearly the best water company in the UK 1.24 billion litres of drinking water supplied each day 1 billion litres of waste water Collected, treated and disposed of safely each day. 80,000 acres of land – we are currently opening up scenic areas for the public. 32,000 km of water mains 28,000 km of sewers 150 water treatment works 600 waste water treatment works 2200 staff of which 280 in IT

2 Our Aims Raise awareness of IT at Yorkshire Water Showcase the Yorkshire Water Graduate Programme Recruit the top IT Graduates

3 The Environment National Example of Excellence' in the Business in the Community Shields Environment Award 2005 National Green Champion at the Green Apple Environment Awards 2004 and 2005 Integral to everything we do International environmental standard ISO 14001. Reduced leakage by 45% since 1995 Reduced sludge landfill by 90% since 1997/8

4 Vision

5 IT - Facts £ capital spent in AMP4 (2006-2010) E-mails sent across YW network every week 189,000 280 900,000 £101m 800 1377 3239 419 desktop PCs Customer letters scanned into WAVES per year Servers Laptops Staff in IT Toughbooks PDAs500 233GPS enabled devices (Tom Toms)

6 Our goal is to be World Class NCSA Best Use of Technology in Customer Service. GARTNER 2003 CRM Excellence Award in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Utility of the Year 2004,2005 and 2006

7 We work with the best…

8 Projects ICOM Website refresh Platform refresh

9 Projects YorBillData Centre

10 What we do Deliver World Class IT by putting the right people in the right roles and using the appropriate technology Make a real difference to the business through cutting edge technology and cementing working relationships Leading the drive for efficiency

11 Your IT Graduate programme

12 Graduate Development Programme Two year Graduate Development Programme Series of placements within different areas of IT Strong personal and career development focus Individually structured programme based around your career aspirations Further academic/professional qualifications Guaranteed substantive roles

13 Salary & Benefits £22,000 starting salary 6 monthly pay reviews (up to 13 % p.a.) Performance bonus (up to £1000 p.a.) 25 Days Holiday Flexible Working Pension scheme Relocation package

14 Typically 6 month placements Objectives for each placement Early responsibility in real roles Technical training Generic business and management skills courses Challenging and varied Placements

15 Training Residential induction week Development and Team- Building residential week in Lake District at end of first year Management skills courses monthly Business Awareness seminars Community Education Projects e.g Right to Read, Careers Events, Mentoring

16 Support Sponsoring Manager Mentor Line Managers Buddy Graduate Development Group Graduate peers

17 Community Projects The Munro Challenge Swinsty fly fishing competition Cares Challenges Cancer Research fund raiser Being a tap at Glastonbury!

18 Scott Hogston Assets IT –Functional Lead of a 200k IT project. Service Management –Service Desk –End User Support ICOM –Project Manager Placements:

19 Doves Nest Project Managed FDO Prospects Cup Mentoring Business Plan event 07 Munro Challenge University Presentations and Careers Fairs Working with Senior Mgmt Scott Hogston cont… Development (outside of day-to-day role):

20 Applicants A good honours degree (IT or related numerical) Self motivated and responsible Ambitious Excellent communicator and ability to work in a team Quick thinking and problem solver Flexible and practical Resilient and change-orientated

21 Recruitment process 4 IT graduates for 2008 On-line application - Applications by 23 June 2008 Assessment centre in July 2008 Decision made immediately Start September 2008

22 Summary Best IT company to work for in the UK 08 YW - Utility of the year 04,05 and 06 IT is fundamental to the way Yorkshire Water operate Excellent rewards package Training and development programme second to none You will be given a real opportunity to make a splash! Apply online

23 Questions

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