Turner & Townsend Career Returners Programme
Location: UK wide: London, Birmingham, Manchester, Bristol, Leeds, Sheffield, Nottingham, Newcastle, Teesside, Edinburgh and Glasgow
Start date: February/March 2019
Programme: 6 month returnship with flexible working options available
Turner & Townsend is excited to partner with Women Returners to launch their first ever Career Returners Programme.
The new programme will offer both women and men, who have taken career breaks of at least one year, a structured and supported return to the workplace.
Turner & Townsend passionately believes that those who have had time away, for whatever reason, can bring skills and experience that will strengthen, enhance and diversify their teams.
Who is Turner & Townsend?
Turner & Townsend is an independent professional services company specialising in programme management, project management, cost and commercial management and advisory across the real estate, infrastructure and natural resources sectors.
They promote integrity in everything that they do and apply their expertise to shape a better built environment for future generations and, ultimately, generate value for their communities. They believe a step change in delivery standards in engineering and construction will be essential to solve some of the world’s biggest problems that have real estate, infrastructure and natural resources solutions at their heart.
Their contributions shape the built environment, impacting and evolving the way people live, work and travel.
They are proud to work with some of the biggest brands in the world on iconic projects. Their experience covers a full spectrum of industries, including some of the largest and most complex programmes in their chosen sectors.
At the heart of their approach is a focus on better outcomes, and a desire to create sustainable positive impacts. With a heritage rooted in cost, commercial and project management they have a deep and tacit understanding of capital programmes, and apply this expertise to drive industry best practice and innovation. Through their proven methodologies, depth of experience and data and insights, they find a path to meet the ambitious goals their clients have set.
Turner & Townsend foster a culture of excellence and an entrepreneurial spirit. Their teams are full of committed, passionate and inspired people, who love what they do. Their people strive to provide innovative and technology driven solutions and take pride in seeing that their expertise and independence is recognised by peers and clients.
They provide equal opportunities for their people based on their hard work, passion and dedication, building a positive culture of empowerment and respect wherever they work. Being truly global, they have embraced diversity as one of their core strengths. They embody a strong sense of belonging and friendship, where their people go above and beyond for their colleagues and for their clients.
What is Turner & Townsend looking for?
Enthusiastic individuals who wish to return to their successful careers, bringing with them the wealth of knowledge and skills acquired through both their professional and personal experiences.
Turner & Townsend has a wide range of mid to senior level roles available for experienced professionals with relevant experience, across the following disciplines:
- Project & Programme Management
- Cost Management
- Consulting (e.g. Procurement, Health & Safety, Technology)
The programme is aimed at dedicated individuals who have taken a career break of more than one year (as at February 2019) who wish to return to their previous successful careers or utilise their transferable skills. During this time, you may have worked on a small-scale or self-employed basis to fit around your other commitments, or have not done any paid work for a number of years.
What can you expect from the Programme?
You will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic fast-paced consultancy at the forefront of construction, where their people are the key to their success.
The programme will offer:
- flexible working patterns, depending on the role
- coaching support from Women Returners to help you to transition successfully back into the workplace
- a bespoke personal development plan to support all aspects of re-entry into the workplace
- the opportunity to work on some of the most exciting projects Turner & Townsend have to offer
- a buddy in the team
- competitive salary
The programme aims to offer participants a permanent position at the end, although this is not guaranteed.
How do I apply?
To apply please click here and you will be directed to the Turner & Townsend careers portal. They are welcoming applications up to 15 December 2018. Please make sure to clearly show your career break on your CV.
Once applications have been received and reviewed you may be contacted to discuss your application in more detail.
Interviews will take place during the weeks commencing 14 and 21 January 2019.
If you have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org putting Career Returners in the subject line.