Putting our people first

At SMS, we’re committed to putting our people first. This means we’re always looking at ways to improve our employee experience, driven and inspired by a diverse and vibrant company culture.

This is reflected by our five core values:

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Customer Excellence
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As a business, we encourage everyone at SMS to live by these values, and regularly reward our people for demonstrating them. Thanks to this philosophy of recognition and engagement, our people truly understand what our culture and brand stands for.


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Our Vision & Mission

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Celebrating our differences

We strive for sustainability in everything we do, including the cultivation of a positive, diverse, and inclusive working environment which attracts, retains, and develops our people. We treat our employees and applicants fairly and equally, with decisions on recruitment and selection based solely on objective and job-related criteria.

Above all, our company is one that always looks to celebrate our differences – a notion enshrined in our values and reflected by our membership of various employer best practice schemes.

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Our Culture

Life at SMS

Find out what life is like at SMS by watching our employee case studies. You can watch more behind-the-scenes videos by visiting our LinkedIn Life page.

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Why choose us?

Work for a sustainable organisation

Choosing to work for SMS means choosing to make a difference. Besides helping our customers to reduce their carbon footprints, our organisational Net Zero 2030 emissions target means we’ll be transitioning our own business to become carbon neutral by the end of the decade. Find out more.

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Our goal is to enable a high performance, reward, and engagement culture. By following these principles, and listening to our people, we aim to nurture a great working environment upheld by our core values. This means we provide our teams with work-life balance and flexibility, whilst fostering an open and honest workplace culture that celebrates diversity and promotes wellbeing.

Our journey to become an ‘Employer of Choice’ was recently recognised by Best Companies, who awarded us with its 1 star accreditation (Very Good to Work for’) for the year 2023. Read more about our initiatives to enhance the employee experience.

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Our employee benefits are continually reviewed and enhanced to ensure we offer one of the most generous packages within our industry. Our package includes:

  • Up to 30 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Medicash Healthcare Plan (cash back cover for dental, optical and physiotherapy)
  • Free health and wellbeing resources (inc. 24/7 access to online GP and counsellors)
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity, and Adoption Leave
  • Share Incentive Plan
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Pension matching scheme (up to 5% of salary)
  • Life insurance (4 x salary)
  • Refer a friend bonus (£500)
  • Length of service cash incentive
  • Funded career development opportunities
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Our employee accreditations

We strive for sustainability in everything we do, including the cultivation of a positive, diverse, and inclusive working environment which attracts, retains, and develops our people. View all accreditations here

Careers Join us on our energy revolution

Work for a sustainable organisation that prioritises the employee experience and is at the leading edge of energy services innovation. View our current vacancies and apply for your next exciting career move today!

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