A great place to work

Our mission is simple – to ensure Arqiva is always a great place to work. Aiming to be loved by our people and our customers, we look after our team from recruitment and development to rewards, health and wellbeing.

We’re proud of our focus on people. Our people and organisation team recruits and retains the very best talent. We have a people centre that looks after everybody’s needs and provides a one-stop shop for support and advice. Our learning & development team goes the extra mile to provide the training we all need to achieve our full potential, drive our business forward and prepare for the challenges and changes ahead.

What is clear is that our role goes way beyond the normal limits of HR. We lead change, engage with our people on a whole new level and shape the way we behave as a business. We always act fairly and transparently. We don’t only provide our people with rewards and career paths that show how much we value them; we’re passionate about providing them with the brilliant and approachable leaders they deserve. Which is why we support all our leaders at all levels, helping them to inspire and connect with our people to make the biggest difference possible.

As we continue to expand and transform, our future has never looked more exciting. Join our team and you’ll help us to build talent pipelines, develop our corporate social responsibilities and find smarter ways of doing things. You’ll encourage everyone to look after their wellbeing as we create a modern, healthy place to work. And you’ll continually improve our capability for growth by providing the training, apprenticeships and graduate schemes we need to meet future business requirements.

Ultimately, you’ll help us to continually develop a truly amazing place to work.

Specialist HR Teams:

  • Resourcing and Development
  • Safety, Health and Environment
  • Reward and Benefits


Types of role:

  • HR Business Partner
  • Payroll Advisor
  • People Services Administrator
  • People Advisor

Janey Wise, Head of People Services

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What do I do?

I lead the people services team that supports everyone here in so many different ways from payroll to people administration and advice.

It’s an exciting time as we’re transforming the way we support our people to make it quicker and easier for everybody. Our aim is to answer HR questions faster than ever before and to ensure that our policies and processes are very straightforward and easy to understand.

Why did I join Arqiva?

I wanted to work in a great working environment with interesting people who are really passionate about what they do. There are lots of opportunities here and continuous improvement is encouraged – so I felt I could make a real difference. The experience has exceeded my expectations!

What do I enjoy most about my job?

I love being able to change and improve things for the better. It’s also exciting to work with all kinds of different people for a company at the frontier of technology.

What am I most proud of?

I’m really proud to have progressed so far after starting out as an HR Consultant 5 years ago. Playing a lead role in the development and roll out of our company values was a major highlight too!

What about my future?

I’m looking forward to helping the company to grow even more and the new opportunities that brings – especially as I’m lucky enough to be on our next generation leadership programme.

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