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We’ve a highly-trained workforce of circa 3500, 40 + national operational centres, 6 training hubs and a fleet of over 2500 vehicles.
Kelly Group is delighted to announce their plans for a national recruitment campaign, supporting Openreach with their continued effort in building and connecting customers to its new, Ultrafast Full Fibre broadband network.
Today (Friday 18th December 2020) Openreach announced it was bucking the prevailing economic trend by creating 5,300 new UK-based engineering jobs, to be filled during 2021.
Clive Selley - Openreach CEO said:
"As a major employer and infrastructure builder, we believe Openreach can play a leading role in helping the UK to build back better. Our Full Fibre network build is going faster than ever and we’re now looking for thousands more people to build a career with Openreach and help us upgrade broadband connections and services throughout the country. We’re also investing in thousands of UK-based jobs in our supply chain and we’re determined to tackle the long-standing lack of gender diversity across our sector, specifically in our engineering teams."
Kelly Group has a long standing relationship with Openreach as one of their key national partners, thus this announcement positively impacts the opportunities we have available within the group.
As a result we’ll be soon be recruiting for our new apprentice scheme to find the next generation of Splicers, Cablers and Management for this project. We are currently recruiting for the following roles:
Ensuring all new recruits are set up for success, we’ll coach and develop trainees from our multi discipline nationwide training centres, including our new state-of-the-art National Training Centre in North London.
With over 50+ training programs covered, our bespoke approach to training by our qualified in house training team, will ensure each operative has the skills and knowledge to maintain our reputation in delivering a first class service.
Simon Burckhardt – Kelly Group Chief Operating Officer said:
“Kelly Group is delighted to be an Openreach partner and warmly welcomes this initiative. As we take up the challenge of providing Full Fibre to UK homes in order to deliver the vision of a Gigabit Britain, we recognise the challenge of recruiting and training the skilled workforce for that build. Kelly Group is delighted to announce significant additional investment in training new engineers in 2021, launching a comprehensive recruitment campaign supporting local communities to build back better. These new skilled jobs will provide long term career opportunities for those who have been affected by the economic consequences of the pandemic, whilst also securing a more productive and competitive future for the UK.”
For further information on available opportunities please contact the Kelly recruitment team on 02084247447.
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