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Location: Online

Date: Wednesday 29 April 2020 

Timing: 10am – 12.30pm (including a break)

Closing Date for registrations: Thursday 23 April 2020 

dunnhumby is excited to partner with Women Returners to launch the dunnhumby Returners Programme, designed to support talented professionals who have taken an extended career break to get back into the workplace.

Join dunnhumby virtually to hear from their business leaders about the great work they do and the opportunities they have. You will hear from current employees and potential hiring managers, and benefit from a coaching workshop led by Women Returners to help you to prepare for your return to work.

 About dunnhumby

dunnhumby is the world’s leading customer data science company.

They analyse data and apply insights from nearly one billion shoppers across the globe to create personalised customer experiences in digital, mobile, and retail environments.

dunnhumby’s strategic process, insights, and multichannel media capabilities build loyalty with customers to drive competitive advantage and sustained growth for clients. dunnhumby employs over 2,000 experts in offices throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas and works with a prestigious group of companies including Tesco, Monoprix, Raley’s, Macy’s, Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, and PepsiCo.

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Who is the event for?

The event is aimed at potential applicants for the dunnhumby Returners Programme, who wish to learn more about dunnhumby and what they offer.

You will have mid-to-senior level experience in the areas of Technology, IT Management or Data Science and have been on an extended career break for two or more years.

There could be many reasons for you taking time out; this may have been for childcare or eldercare, or to relocate.  During your career break you may have been working on a part-time or freelance basis to fit around your other commitments or you may not have done any paid work for a number of years.

About the dunnhumby Returners Programme

dunnhumby celebrates talent from all areas – so they are looking beyond the traditional CV, for people who are technically-minded and who put customers at the heart of everything they do.

As a values-led business, dunnhumby is looking for passionate, courageous, curious and collaborative people to contribute to their mission to empower businesses using their data science expertise.

dunnhumby is keen to hear from people who have had a career break of a minimum of two years, with experience in the following areas:

  • Data Science
  • Technology Services
  • Information Security
  • IT Service Management
  • IT Engineering

Programme details: 

  • A paid 5 month returnship, starting in September 2020, with the possibility of transitioning into a permanent role.
  • Programme applications will open on 29 April 2020.
  • Roles will be available across dunnhumby’s technical business areas including Data Science, Technology Services, Information Security, IT Service Management, IT Engineering.
  • Roles will be located in their global head office in Brook Green, Hammersmith, London.
  • You will receive coaching support from Women Returners to help you transition successfully back in to the workplace, as well as ongoing support from dunnhumby’s internal programme managers and employee buddies.
  • Flexible working options are available, including part-time working so please include these preferences in your application if they are important to you.

It is not a requirement that you attend the launch event to apply for the programme.

dunnhumby is aware the current situation with Covid-19 may mean things need to be adjusted as they go along. However, dunnhumby is committed to this programme and its success. They are an adaptive, forward-thinking and flexible business, and are prepared to run the programme virtually if necessary.

To register for the Launch Event

If you fit the eligibility criteria set out above, please email with a short paragraph telling them:

  • a bit about you and your background (including any prior relevant work experience)
  • your motivation for attending the event
  • which area of their business you are most keen to hear about so they can enable you to meet virtually with business leaders from this area:
    • Data Science
    • Technology Services
    • Information Security
    • IT Service Management
    • IT Engineering

They aren’t expecting pages of notes, they simply want to learn about you and check this is the right opportunity.

Please book a place as soon as possible as spaces are limited. You will receive an email to confirm your place with further details on how to attend.

If you have any questions, please contact