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FDM Returners Programme


Location: UK: London, Leeds, Glasgow, Manchester, Edinburgh and Ireland

Start date: Ongoing throughout the year

Opportunity: Restart your career as a full-time business or technology consultant

About the role

FDM Returners Programme is specifically designed to support professionals returning to work after a career break. Having restarted over 500 careers since 2016, their Returners Team are here to support you through every stage of the journey, ensuring you have the confidence, skills, and opportunity to step back into a successful and rewarding career in business or technology.

FDM is a business and technology consultancy that services the industry across five core specialisms. Each of their Practices provides their Returners with a career path in their most suited field, so they can help you develop and build on your previous skills and experience across multiple capabilities.

The FDM Practices

  • Software Engineering
  • Change & Transformation
  • IT Operations
  • Data & Analytics
  • Risk, Regulation & Compliance

You’ll join FDM as a Consultant and provide services to their clients relating to your field and Practice. There are progression opportunities towards Principal Consultant level and the opportunity to explore diverse roles and assignments for a range of global companies in your return to the workforce.

Ready to launch the next phase of your career?

At FDM, they find driven people from diverse backgrounds. Dedicated to your continuous growth, they offer a non-linear career journey with their Skills Lab helping guide you to the future you want.

Your skillsets will grow. Clients will value your increased expertise. And your career will thrive exponentially.

Watch what their Returners have to say about how FDM helped them restart their careers here


 Read about Giusi’s, Karishma’s and Nilima’s career stories on their blog.

Minimum qualifications to join the programme

  • Looking to return to work after a break in your career of 1+ year
  • At least 5 years of previous commercial industry experience
  • A strong aptitude and interest in business and technology
  • Commitment to at least two years of full-time employment with FDM
  • The right to work in the UK

Why join them?

  • Career coaching, mentoring and access to upskilling throughout your entire FDM career
  • Initial upskilling pre-assignment that has been accredited by TechSkills
  • Assignments with global companies and opportunities to work abroad
  • Opportunity to obtain certifications from Microsoft, Salesforce, Cisco and more
  • Access to the Buy As You Earn share scheme

Ready to get started? Apply now

Applying from Ireland? Apply here

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About FDM

They are a business and technology consultancy and one of the UK’s leading employers, recruiting the brightest talent to become the innovators of tomorrow. They have centres across Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific, and a global workforce of over 4,000 Consultants. FDM has shown exponential growth throughout the years, firmly establishing itself as an award-winning employer and is listed on the FTSE4Good Index.

Diversity and Inclusion

FDM Group is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, provincial or local laws.

Tech Industry Gold Accredited coaching

FDM is the first company to receive Tech Industry Gold Accreditation for its coaching and training programmes. This means they provide you with industry leading skills to perform your role.