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Re:Connectors Programme

Location: Aberdeen, Altrincham, Belfast, Birmingham, Blackburn, Brighton, Bristol, Cambridge, Cardiff, Croydon, Derby, Edinburgh, Glasgow, InvernessLeeds, Lerwick, Liverpool, London, Newcastle,  Sheffield 
Start date: October 2019
Programme: 6 month returnship

*Update 27/6: Deadline extended & HR roles now included 

Following their successful Re:Connectors Programme in 2018, Mott MacDonald is again partnering with Women Returners for their 2019 Programme, offering opportunities for experienced professionals who have taken a career break of 2 or more years and who are now looking to rebuild their career.

About the Programme

The programme will provide a paid placement for 6 months, starting  in October 2019. You will join one of Mott MacDonald’s business units where your skills and experience will be highly valued and utilised, giving you the opportunity to work on high profile projects.

Mott MacDonald will support you through this transitional period, with coaching from Women Returners, internal mentoring and a comprehensive induction process. The Re:Connectors programme aims to offer returners a permanent position at the end, although this is not guaranteed. A variety of flexible working patterns may be available depending on the role.

Read how Maha made a successful return to Mott MacDonald after a long career break, on the first Re:Connectors Programme: Reconnecting my career path

About Mott MacDonald

Mott MacDonald is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the world. They are a multisector consultancy providing engineering, management, and development services on projects in 150 countries. Employing over 16,000 of the best people working on a diverse range of challenges, they are helping their clients deliver sustainable infrastructure and development solutions. They have a collegiate and collaborative culture which values equality and diversity and take proactive steps to create an inclusive workplace.

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Mott MacDonald would like to hear from professional individuals who are ready to rebuild their career after a break of 2 years or more.

Prior to your career break, you will have had a successful career working in a similar organisation with experience in: Engineering, Building Services, CAD/BIM, Project Management, Architecture, Facilities Management, Bid Writing, Environmental, Ecology or another relevant area.

The Opportunities 

Mott MacDonald has a range of exciting opportunities for professionals with relevant experience to work in several of their Business Units.

Integrated Transportation. Roles based in Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Cardiff, Croydon, Derby (rail operations only), Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London (Fleet Place), Manchester, Sheffield, Newcastle

Buildings and Infrastructure opportunities. Roles based in London, Croydon, Leeds, Sheffield, Newcastle, Altrincham, Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Inverness, Belfast, Edinburgh, Lerwick

Water and Environment opportunities. Roles based in Cambridge, Croydon and Blackburn:

Energy opportunities. Roles based in Brighton, Glasgow & Altrincham

To apply

Please use the relevant link to apply.

Integrated Transport

Buildings and Infrastructure

Water and Environment


You will need to submit a CV & Covering Letter stating which one of the roles & locations you would be most interested in.

The timing is as follows:

If you have any queries, you can contact the recruitment team at, stating ‘Re:Connector Programme query’ in the subject line. For queries relating to Integrated Transportation, you can email