Comeback Programme 2018 – Risk

Applications have now closed

Location: London, Edinburgh, Birmingham
Start date: September 2018
Programme: 12 week returnship

RBS has launched the second phase of its 2018 Comeback Programme, aimed at professionals who have taken the last two years or more out of their career after leaving a managerial level role. The latest programme offers five 12-week paid returnships in Risk. You’ll benefit from an array of networking opportunities, while bringing your experience right up to date. The placements begin in September 2018, and may highlight potential opportunities, possibly leading to the offer of a permanent role. The closing date for applications is 22 July 2018.

What you’ll do

While you’re on the Comeback Programme RBS will support you with training opportunities, as well as a dedicated mentor and buddy, and the opportunity to join networking events led by their employee-led networks, gaining exposure to senior leaders and broadening your internal connections.


This returnship will allow you to get back to a hands-on role.  Opportunities include:

The skills you’ll need

To be eligible for the 2018 Comeback Programme, you must have been on a career break for at least two full years by September 2018. RBS is looking for people with high levels of motivation, who are keen to meet a new challenge and hit the ground running, with the adaptability to work flexibly in a changing environment.


Prior to your break you’ll have gained experience working in financial services or a relevant field as a functional expert, manager, or team leader at Vice President level or higher. In terms of your skills and experience, evidence of any of the below would be an advantage.

You’ll have gained experience in one of the relevant specialisms:

How they will reward you

RBS offers a competitive salary plus 25 – 30% 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: RBS Benefits.

They want everyone to feel welcome, regardless of your background or needs. If you need adjustments making to your working environment, they will 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 here.

How to apply

For more details on the roles available and to apply follow these links:

Apply as soon as possible, latest by 22nd July 2018.

With any questions please email Kerry at Kerry.steele@rbs.co.uk

As a Financial Services organisation RBS complies with and supports the requirements set by their Regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which are designed to protect their 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. These will include a full credit check, a criminal record check, residency and right to work checks.