Our recruitment process

You’ve found your role and applied – now read about our recruitment process.

Bringing out the best in you

After you submit your application, one of our in-house recruitment team members will review it. Then, we’ll get in touch to discuss your skills and experience further.

We’re looking for people who share our values of Creating Simplicity, Showing Understanding and Keeping Promises. We want to bring out the best in you.

Interviews with us are a two-way process. You’ll have the opportunity to demonstrate abilities and skills so that we know you’re right for the role – and we want you to find out more about us too.

How we interview

We use a combination of conversation and competency-based questions.

Biographical interview

We’ll discuss your CV and employment history. You’ll have the opportunity to tell us more about your experience and highlight your achievements.

Competency-based interview

We’ll ask you questions to help us find out whether you have the skills and competencies we’re looking for.

Answering a competency-based question: the ‘STAR’ method

Set the scene of a significant challenge you’ve experienced.

What was your role and responsibility in that

Explain the steps you took and how you rose to the challenge.

What were the
outcomes your actions

Preparing for a competency-based interview
  • Do your research on People’s Partnership so you understand what we do.
  • Have you reviewed the job description and listed all the competencies for the role?
  • Search your CV for examples of each competency. These might come from your work experience, home life, social life, or recent experiences in education.
  • For each example, write a bullet point for each of the ‘STAR’ headings above.
  • Practise your answers.
  • You may be asked to complete an online ability or psychometric assessments as part of your recruitment process.

We go above and beyond

Find out how we do things differently and put our values at the heart of everything we do.

A different sort of team

Our industry-leading experience, and a shared passion for simple & fair, makes us stand out from the crowd.

A workplace pension with soul

Find out what makes the workplace pension we provide different.