natwest markets

Comeback Programme London, 2019

Applications have now closed

Location: London

Start date: April 2019

Programme12 week returnship

If you have been taking time out of your career having previously left a senior role, NatWest Markets 2019 Comeback Programme is a chance to take on a paid work placement, giving you useful coaching and an array of networking opportunities while bringing your experience right up to date.

The opportunities are based in the NatWest Markets Front Office and in the Technology support functions and are designed to provide an agile work environment that enables you to balance a successful career with family life. NatWest Markets is the Investment Bank of RBS.

By placing you at the forefront of the NatWest Markets business, this 12 week paid returnship starting in April 2019 will highlight a wealth of potential opportunities, and may lead to the offer of a permanent role.

The closing date for applications is the 16th January 2019.

What you’ll do

This returnship will allow you to get back to a hands-on role, leading and managing one or more initiatives which support NatWest Markets Transformation or Operating Model programmes. Depending on your skills there are a number of opportunities that you could fulfill.

Possible initiatives could include working with:

As part of the Comeback Programme you’ll be supported with a range of training opportunities, as well as personalised and group coaching and seminars. You will have a dedicated mentor during the programme, and will have the opportunity to join networking events led by NatWest’s employee-led networks to gain exposure to senior leaders and broaden your internal connections.

The skills you’ll need

To be eligible for the 2019 NatWest Markets Comeback Programme, you must have been on a career break for at least two full years by April 2019. Prior to your career break you’ll have gained:

NatWest Markets is looking for people who have high levels of motivation, and who are keen to meet a new challenge and hit the ground running. In terms of your skills and experience, they’ll also be looking for you to bring:

How you’ll be rewarded

In return, NatWest Markets offers a competitive salary plus 20% cash and benefit funding programme that can be tailored to suit your individual needs. In addition, they provide a wide selection of exclusive lifestyle offers, development and learning programmes, services and support designed to help you manage and balance your work/life priorities.

Visit their reward and benefits page for more information on the benefit packages on offer.


NatWest Markets wants everyone to feel welcome, regardless of your background or needs. If you need adjustments making to your working environment, they’ll do everything they can to support you. As part of this commitment, they offer flexible working options for some of their roles – find out more.

As a Financial Services organisation, NatWest Markets comply with and support the requirements set by the Regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which are designed to protect customers. This role falls under Conduct Rules of the Individual Accountability Regime (IAR) and is subject to pre-employment screening. This means if your application is successful, you’ll need to satisfy some important background checks before you can start working with NatWest Markets. These will include a full credit check, a criminal record check, residency and right to work checks.

How to apply

For further information and to apply for the Natwest Markets Comeback Programme click on the relevant link:

NatWest Markets Comeback Programme – Front Office

NatWest Markets Comeback Programme – Technology

Closing date for applications: 16th January 2019

If you have any queries, email Julia Daffy at