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Careers at The Openwork Partnership

We are incredibly proud of the contribution every single one of our colleagues makes; we achieve in partnership, as one

We are incredibly proud of the contribution every single one of our colleagues makes; we achieve in partnership, as one

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A career with us offers variety, challenge, and shared purpose

Our vision is to be the leading advice network in the UK: by better outcomes for more clients, by reputation and by growth. We are relatively unknown – despite our size, diversity and experience. In five years' time that will be different, and so will we. We’d love for you to be part of the journey.

Our history

Our people

Our people

Whether you’re experienced in financial services or want to start and develop your career with a leading company in this rewarding sector, we have a range of different opportunities available. Our teams are set up to provide support to our network of nearly 700 financial advice firms and to help ensure our 4000+ advisers are able to support every one of their clients brilliantly.


Working closely with advisers to support key aspects of the client and adviser experience, our Operations teams are at the heart of what we do – ensuring our advisers can deliver the best outcome to every client. Departments include:

  • Advice Quality
  • Contact Centre (FIRST)
  • Distribution Services
  • Operations Support
  • Partnership Services
  • Payment Services
  • Pensions (LAT, CDA & PPS).

Business channels

The Business Channel teams are critical to the growth and development of our advisers’ businesses and the competitive position of The Openwork Partnership as a whole.

We are a holistic network, and the channel teams work tirelessly to ensure firms are able to support client needs in protection, mortgages, wealth and investment through every business cycle. Departments include:

  • Adviser Training & Development (L&D)
  • Business Development
  • Mortgage, Protection & Proposition
  • Omnis Investments
  • Owl Financial
  • Platform
  • The Openwork Academy
  • Wealth.


Our Governance teams are here to make sure we do it right – so that we can build trust and deliver peace of mind.

We take our responsibilities to our clients and our community extremely seriously. As the guardians of compliance, competency, risk and our legal obligations, our Governance teams also lead on our corporate social responsibilities and ensure that our purpose as a business and our responsibilities to our community are fully aligned. Departments include:

  • Compliance
  • Financial Crime, Data Protection & Complaints
  • Legal & Corporate Services (inc. Procurement)
  • Risk
  • The Openwork Foundation
  • Training & Competence.

Central functions

In recent years we have invested in the development of our Central Functions to create specialist teams that help shape and deliver our vision, providing expert resources and knowledge to ensure The Openwork Partnership operates successfully. Departments include:

  • Business Change & PMO
  • Concert Programme  
  • Executive Team & CEO Office  
  • Facilities & Office Management 
  • Finance & MI    
  • Human Resources & Shareholder Council
  • Information & Cyber Security
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Technology.