Relaunch Your Career with
Barclays’ Encore! Return-to-Work Program
Location: London, Birmingham & Manchester
Start date: January 2019
Programme: 12 week returnship
Encore!, one of Barclays’ flagship diversity and citizenship programs, helps individuals who have taken a career break prepare to re-enter the workforce. Barclays values diversity of experience and perspective among its talent and views Encore! as a way to achieve this.
Barclays is accepting applications for the Barclays International 12-week Encore! program, in the London, Birmingham and Manchester offices, until 8 November 2018. Selected participants will join the program beginning 15 January 2019 to 5 April 2019.
About the Program
Roles are available in the Corporate Banking, Investment Banking and Private Banking businesses.
Encore! provides returners with the opportunity to refresh their skills through leadership and development training, mentorship, networking opportunities, and a paid working role for the program’s duration. Qualified candidates with strong performance are eligible to be considered for full-time roles based on availability and mutual interest.
The program was established in 2016, and it has expanded in size and locations across India, UK, and US offices since launch. Applications for Barclays’ Encore! program in US are also open.
Read the story of Jo Aitken, one of the previous Encore! returners, who changed career after a three-year career break: After the Break.
Who are they looking for?
- Achieved the equivalent of a VP level or above when previously in the workforce.
- Must have taken at least a one-year career break.
Be able to commit to working full-time in the Barclays’ London, Birmingham or Manchester offices for the full 12 weeks and have an interest in a full-time position with Barclays after the program ends.
Barclays International is a diversified transatlantic, wholesale and consumer Bank comprised of the Corporate and Investment Banking businesses, the Barclaycard business, and the Private Bank & Overseas Services business. They have scale in wholesale banking and consumer lending, strength in their key markets, excellent growth potential and strong balances in their multiple revenue streams, delivering resilience and diversification to their global clients.
Barclays’ common Purpose is ‘Creating opportunities to rise’. They are a company of opportunity makers working together to help people rise – customers, clients, colleagues and society. By creating opportunities for people to rise, they recognise that Barclays rises too. Barclays measure and reward their people, not just on commercial results, but on how they live the Barclays Values and bring them to life every day.
How to apply
To find out more and apply for the Barclays Encore programme click here
Please state that you found the programme through Women Returners
Closing date for applications: 8 November 2018