Octopus Investments is where it all began.
Today we manage more than 10.6 billion on behalf of our institutional and retail clients, with more than 70% of these funds targeting investments that tackle climate change, improve people’s quality of life and address inequality.
We’re fast-moving, agile, ego-free organisation. We think differently.
Why work for us
Octopus isn’t like your average company. While the last 21 years have seen us grow to more than 2,500 people and 2.5 million customers across the Group, we still like to think of ourselves as a bit like a start-up.
For us, great business is simply about how we make our customers feel. That’s why we hire as much for values as we do for our skills.
Octopus is full of open, vulnerable and helpful people who always want the best – for our customers and for each other.
“Octopus captures the drive of a sports team with the support of your family. A culture that embraces change, experimentation, and vulnerability”. Anna Philbrick, People Director
What we look for
Outsmarting, outpricing or outmanoeuvring the competition won’t last forever. Outbehaving them, in our view, will. That’s why we hire people as much for their values and behaviours as we do for their skills.
We’re looking for people who want to play a part in transitioning away from a society which puts profit over people and the planet. Towards a society which gives back as much as, if not more than, it takes.
We have 3 values that guide everything we do from how we interact with our customers to the way we partner with each other.
- Be Bold – We like people who make decisions quickly and who are OK changing their minds if it turns out there’s a better way of doing things.
- Be Helpful – We like people who behave like its always day one and who remember that without customers there is no business.
- Be Straightforward – We like people who have opinions and who express them in a way that is respectful and easy to understand.