Man Group Returner Programme 2018

Applications have now closed

Location: London

Start date: Summer/Autumn 2018

Programme: 3 month returnship

Man Group, one of the world’s largest independent alternative investment managers, is partnering with Women Returners to launch their 2018 Returner Programme for Investment Management, Operations, IT and Sales professionals who have taken an extended career break of at least 18 months and now want to return to the workforce on a permanent basis.

During the three month programme, you will work on professional assignments based on your skills and interests, and will benefit from coaching through the transition period from Women Returners, together with internal mentoring and network access. At the end of the three months, there will be the possibility of a permanent role with the organisation.

Man Group is open to receiving applications from people who want to work flexibly.


There are roles available for experienced professionals in Man Group’s London offices in the following areas:

About Man Group

Man Group is a global active investment management firm, which runs $112.7bn* of client capital in liquid and private markets, managed by investment specialists based around the world. Headquartered in London, the firm has 15 international offices and operates across 25 jurisdictions. Their business has five specialist investment engines, which represent the range of their capabilities: Man AHL, Man Numeric, Man GLG, Man FRM and Man GPM.

These engines house numerous investment teams, working collaboratively within the framework of Man Group, with a high degree of investment autonomy. Each team benefits from the strength and resources of the firm’s single operating platform, enabling their primary focus to be seeking to generate alpha for clients. The teams invest across a diverse range of strategies and asset classes with highly specialised approaches, with long only and alternative strategies run on a discretionary and quantitative basis in single and multi-manager formats. Their clients are at the heart of everything they do and they engage in close dialogue with their investors as strategic partners, to understand their particular needs and constraints. Man Group’s investment teams are empowered and supported by their institutional infrastructure and technology, which aims to facilitate the most efficient exposure to markets and effective collaboration across the organisation.

Through the Man Charitable Trust and sponsorship of the Man Booker Prizes, Man Group is committed to promoting literacy and numeracy on a global scale, and to supporting charitable causes more broadly. Man Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker EMG.LN and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. Further information can be found at

*As at 31 March 2018. All investment management and advisory services are offered through the investment “engines” of Man AHL, Man Numeric, Man GLG, Man FRM and Man Global Private Markets (GPM). 

Diversity at Man Group

Man Group fundamentally believes in the importance of a diverse and inclusive workplace. They are dedicated to ensuring that a meritocratic environment, where people succeed through talent, commitment, diligence and teamwork, and where all employees can reach their full potential. Promoting and celebrating diversity is a key priority, and they continue to recognise the importance of feeling included and supported in the work environment. As part of its commitment to diversity and inclusion, Man Group has introduced a number of initiatives in recent years and continues to research new and innovative ways to improve diversity at the firm. This includes both external and internal initiatives, and partnerships and programmes that help Man Group attract and develop talent from more diverse backgrounds and encourage diversity and inclusion. See for further information on Careers at Man Group.

Timing & Salary

It is envisaged that the start date for the programme will be Summer/Autumn 2018.

The successful candidates will be paid a salary at a competitive market rate.

To apply

To apply for the Returner Programme see the relevant link(s) on Man Group’s online career portal:

Man Group Returner Programme – Global Private Markets

Man Group Returner Programme Investment Management – GLG

Man Group Returner Programme Investment Management – AHL

Man Group Returner Programme – AHL Technology

Man Group Returner Programme – Technology

Man Group Returner Programme – Sales Operations

Man Group Returner Programme – Middle Office

For any enquiries, please contact stating ‘Returner Programme Query’ in the title.

Apply by 8 August 2018 and remember to show your career break on your CV.