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Location: UK-wide, including London, the South East, North West, Midlands and Wales and the West.

Programme: 20 week returnship + permanent supported hiring opportunities.

Willmott Dixon, a leading UK contracting and interior fit-out business, is launching their Welcome Back Returners Programme in partnership with Women Returners. This programme welcomes talented professionals, both men and women, who have taken a career break.

It includes a supported hiring programme, bringing returners directly into open permanent roles on an ongoing basis, alongside a 20 week career returner programme commencing in September 2018.

About Willmott Dixon

Willmott Dixon is one of the largest privately owned contracting and interior fit-out businesses in the UK.  It is passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. Willmott Dixon strongly believes that this passion has allowed it to achieve the success that it has enjoyed for over a hundred and fifty years!  Above everything else you will be joining a values-based business: its values are at the centre of every activity it undertakes. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture ensures that it has a sustained future and a trusted brand in its respective markets.

Willmott Dixon was the first major contractor to win a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development in 2014 and has also just received the award in the category of Promoting Opportunity for its work in promoting social mobility.  It has also been recognised for outstanding investment in communities with a CommunityMark from Business in the Community.

Willmott Dixon was ranked as the 14th Best Company to work for by the Sunday Times in 2017.  It offers you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who will recognise and reward your achievements.

Willmott Dixon Welcome Back Returner Programme

2018 Applications are now closed – see Supported Hiring below

Starting in September 2018, this programme offers a paid placement of 20 weeks, and the possibility of a permanent role at the end of the assignment.

You will be placed on a project or in a team where your skills and experience will be highly valued and utilised. You will participate in coaching workshops from Women Returners, and will benefit from a comprehensive induction process and focused training to support your transition back to the workplace. Opportunities include:

Operations:

Commercial:

Pre-Construction:

There are opportunities for roles in operations, commercial and pre-construction in London, the South East, North West, Midlands and Wales and the West.

Central Functions:

Flexible working options may be available depending on the role.

Willmott Dixon is looking for: 

For more information on the Programme and to apply see: Willmott Dixon Welcome Back Programme

The Welcome Back Returner Programme has a closing date of 20 May 2018.

Welcome Back Supported Hiring

The supported hiring programme will enable you to return to your career in a permanent role. Willmott Dixon is welcoming applications from returners for a broad selection of their open roles, which will be updated on a rolling basis. Successful candidates who have taken a career break for two or more years will receive individual coaching from Women Returners, and will benefit from a comprehensive induction process and focused training to support their transition back to the workplace

Together with candidates with a background in main contracting, residential building or interior fit-out, Willmott Dixon also welcome applications for many of their roles from professionals from other industries with transferable skills.

Roles are based across the UK. Key locations include London, the South East, North West, Midlands and Wales and the West.

Flexible working options may be available depending on the role.

To view the range of current open roles within the supported hiring programme and/or to apply please click here

Supported hire roles are clearly defined on the website and have individual closing dates.

Any questions?

If you have any questions on the Willmott Dixon Welcome Back Returner Programme or Supported Hiring, feel free to contact the Willmott Dixon recruitment team on careers@willmottdixon.co.uk, stating ‘Welcome Back Query’ in the title.