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Careers in Openreach

Help us build Britain's connected future

It's our job to look after the communications network that connects millions of homes and businesses across the UK. We do this on behalf of over 500 service providers who deliver telephone, internet, data and TV services.

We’re dedicated to delivering the best possible service to our customers. We're looking to recruit people with excellent communication and relationship-building skills.

If you join us, you'll help to build Britain’s connected future. We offer excellent prospects and a wide range of career opportunities, with a competitive salary and a whole range of benefits. You'll also receive ongoing career support, guidance, and opportunities for personal development.

We offer opportunities throughout the UK.

To find out more about Openreach, visit our website (opens in a new window).


 

Engineers

There's no such thing as a typical Openreach engineer. We're made up of people from a variety of backgrounds, and we're looking for people with a wide range of experiences to join us. We're ready to provide you with a world class training experience. You just need to be customer focused, and be willing to get stuck in.

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Apprentices

You'll be working with the latest tools and techniques and most importantly with passionate people. We're offering a world class training programme as well as incredible hands-on experiences. You'll get loads of support, the opportunity to gain qualifications, not to mention a full-time salary.

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Graduates

We offer brilliant opportunities for bright and talented individuals with a degree level qualification who are about to embark on a career in management. There is no better place to start your career than in an industry that's pivotal in shaping the nation's future. A tailored training program, great exposure to senior leadership and a very competitive salary is what you can look forward to if you join us.

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Accelerated leadership programme

The Accelerated Leadership Programme is a unique scheme for high flyers who can make an immediate impact on our business and become part of our top management team in the future.

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Head office

There are a multitude of roles that are based within head office near Kings Cross, London. Being based here you will be at the heart of the Openreach operations and will be integral to shaping Britain's connected future.

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Building for the future 

Building for the future

We’ve already invested £10.5 billion in digital infrastructure and £3 billion in fibre. Our network upgrade, one of the biggest and fastest in the world, is helping the Government achieve its aim of reaching 95 per cent of UK premises with superfast fibre broadband by the end of 2017. Over 26 million premises already have access to fibre broadband, with over 20,000 being added each week. Thousands of our engineers work every day to plan and install the equipment needed to make this possible.

Better service

Delivering a step change in customer experience, meeting or exceeding Ofcom's Minimum Service Levels and fixing key irritants

Our approach is to deliver on time, right first time, own it, and work smarter

For consumers: that means halving missed appointments, multi-skilling engineers, case managing problems and improving network health

For businesses: delivering 20% more Ethernet, with delivery certainty and owners for complex circuits

Broader coverage

Go beyond 95%: aiming to extend coverage including 'gain-share' dividend from BDUK areas, to take fibre further

More competition: providing access to Openreach's ducts and poles

Ready to deliver 10Mbps Universal Service Commitment: developing and testing technology and commercial options





Faster speeds

Taking the UK from Superfast to Ultrafast:

Ambition to extend Ultrafast with mix of technologies to 12m premises by 2020

Delivering G.fast to 10m homes and businesses by 2020

Ambition to increase FTTP to 2m new homes and SMEs








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