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Returners Programme

Location: Warwick or Bristol

Start date: circa October 2017

Programme length: 6 months returnship

Salary: Competitive 

Applications have now closed

The National Grid Returners Programme is targeted at experienced professionals who would like to rebuild their careers following a career break of 2 or more years. Working with the Capital Delivery business area, the focus of the programme will be within Lead Project Manager roles. Following on from the initial duration, there is a strong possibility of an ongoing role with National Grid, on either a permanent or on an interim basis.

During the programme you will receive support from your line manager and a mentor, together with coaching from Women Returners.

Who are they looking for?

National Grid is looking for people who have the following skill set for Lead Project Manager roles:

National Grid encourage everyone to respect others and value their diversity. To take ownership for driving performance. And to always be open and act with integrity in all relationships. Living these values makes sure they work as one team, one National Grid.

National Grid are open to discussing flexible working arrangements should this be required.

About National Grid

In the UK, National Grid doesn’t generate or sell power. They join the dots. Their high-voltage electricity and high-pressure gas transmission systems connect homes and businesses to the energy they use. National Grid’s job is to make sure demand is matched by supply. And thanks to impressive expertise and genuine dedication, by joining them, you’ll make sure they deliver every time. To find out more about National Grid see here.

How to apply

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to Kenny Howard at mentioning that you found the opportunity through Women Returners.

With any queries, contact Kenny Howard at

Closing date for applications: Friday 15 September 2017