Man Group Returner Programme 2017
Applications now closed
Man Group, one of the world’s largest independent alternative investment managers, is partnering with Women Returners to launch a 2017 returnship programme for a technology professional who has taken an extended career break and now wants 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.
Skills and requirements
- Excellent pedigree in Technology and able to demonstrate professional achievements in one of the following specialist areas: Project Management, Helpdesk Support & Relationship Management, Business Analysis.
- Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
- Highly motivated and able to contribute to the wider Technology function.
- Voluntary career break of at least 18 months.
About Man Group
Man Group is an active investment management firm focused on delivering performance and client solutions through its five investment management businesses: Man AHL; Man Numeric; Man GLG; Man FRM and Man Global Private Markets. Man Group’s investment management businesses provide long-only, alternative and private markets products on a single and multi-manager basis, leveraging the firm’s robust infrastructure to provide a diverse range of strategies across investment approaches, styles and asset classes. The original business was founded in 1783. Today, Man Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. As at 30 September 2016, Man Group’s funds under management were $80.7 billion.
Man Group also supports many awards, charities and initiatives around the world, including sponsorship of the Man Booker literary prizes. Further information can be found at www.man.com.
Diversity at Man Group
Achieving a better balance between male and female employees is a challenge many financial services organisations face and is a key priority for Man Group. As a firm, they strongly believe in the benefits of a diverse workforce. They are actively seeking to increase female representation throughout the firm and are dedicated to implementing recruitment initiatives that work to meet this objective. They are confident that their current multifaceted approach will enable them to further develop a culture based on meritocracy that focuses on talent, commitment, diligence and teamwork.
There are currently a number of initiatives in place to support and encourage female talent at Man Group. They continue to develop Drive, an internal network with an ongoing programme of events to inform and support women within the firm, providing networking opportunities both internally and externally. Alongside this initiative, they are also working to develop a mentoring programme aimed at supporting and retaining female talent. They are also committed to increasing female participation in their graduate programme, targeting university courses and clubs within relevant disciplines that will help inform their targeted recruitment.
Timing & Salary
It is envisaged that the start date for the programme will be May 2017.
The successful candidate will be paid a salary at a competitive market rate.
To apply for the Returner Programme see the Job Details
For any enquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for applications is 20th March 2017. Please apply as soon as possible, remember to show your career break on your CV and state that you heard about the programme through Women Returners.