Location: UK: Edinburgh, Stirling, Bath, London

Programme: 12-month returnship or supported hiring into permanent roles

Start Date: September 2023

Apply by: 15 June 2023

*Applications have now closed*

In partnership with Women Returners, M&G is launching the 2023 intake for its Career Returners Programme. This is a fantastic opportunity for experienced professionals who have taken an extended career break of 18 months or more to re-join the workplace in a supportive and flexible way.

In the recent past, M&G has recruited returners who have been out of the workplace for as long as 9 years and, whilst some roles they offer may require specific expertise or knowledge, for most roles they are looking for potential.

They welcome applications from all diverse backgrounds. They are looking for individuals who are self-motivated, capable of building and maintaining relationships and who are enthusiastic to work and learn with them.

How will you benefit from the Programme?

  • You will have the opportunity to be part of a tailored 12-month programme, with the potential of longer-term opportunities on completion
  • You will receive coaching support from Women Returners to help you transition successfully back into the workplace, as well as a mentor and buddy at M&G for the duration of the 12-month programme
  • You will be part of a cohort of like-minded professionals and as such benefit from a cohort network
  • The programme is expected to include hybrid working, which will include time working from home. Various other flexible working options may be available during and after the programme depending on the team and the role

Who are they looking for?

  • Experienced professionals who have taken a career break of 18 months or more (as of September 2023). During this time, you may have been working small-scale around other commitments or have not done any paid work
  • Interested in returning to the Financial Services sector
  • Skills and experience relevant to the role, as listed in the advert
  • The right to work in the UK

About M&G 

M&G plc is an international savings and investments business, managing money for around 5 million retail customers and more than 800 institutional clients in 28 markets. As at 30 June 2022, they had £348.9 billion of assets under management and administration. Their purpose is to help people manage and grow their savings and investments, responsibly.

With a heritage dating back more than 170 years, M&G plc has a long history of innovation in savings and investments, combining asset management and insurance expertise to offer a wide range of solutions. They serve their customers under the Prudential brand in the UK and Europe and under the M&G Investments brand for asset management clients globally.

About the Opportunities and How to Apply

M&G has a variety of opportunities across different business areas. Please click the links below to view the full job descriptions and to submit your application. Please apply as soon as possible, latest by 15 June 2023.

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Delivery Lead (Edinburgh)

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Project Manager (London or Edinburgh)

The Project Manager will deliver private and alternative asset fund launches and product-related projects. The team is looking for an experienced Project Manager with Agile experience and previous experience as an Asset Manager. This is a great opportunity to work in a role that contributes enormous value to the company and offers valuable experience with senior stakeholders. Apply here

Business Analyst (Edinburgh)

The Business Analyst is an integral part of a feature team, and a member of the wider Business Analysis community – reporting to a lead Business Analyst within Retail & Savings Technology department. The role normally works as part of an agile feature team as the sole Business Analyst on the team. Apply here

Business Analyst (London)

Reporting to a Business Solutions Design Lead, this role is responsible for detailed-level design of operating model impacts. This colleague will work with a Business Solutions Design Lead through feasibility/early design as required and ensure that implementation aligns to the operating model. Apply here

Group Reporting Accountant (Edinburgh)

This role will play a key part in contributing to the process that underpin the overall preparation and delivery of the Group’s financial reporting under the new accounting standard. The role will have a broad range of responsibilities including supporting the new consolidation process, preparation of IFRS disclosure notes to financial statements and be actively involved in half year reporting activities. Apply here

Finance Specialist (Stirling)

This Finance Specialist role will sit within Actuarial Methodology & Assumptions and Support and will contribute to the achievement of one or more of the strategic outcomes to deliver the vision for Finance. Apply here

Enterprise Risk Consultant (Stirling or London)

The Enterprise Risk Consultant is a risk subject matter expert who works in close partnership with stakeholders across M&G plc Risk and Compliance and the business to fulfil the enterprise-wide processes. This role will include focus on PRA and FCA-related enterprise risk management processes. Apply here

Customer Service Consultant (Bath)

As a Customer Service Consultant you will join a busy and dynamic team that is responsible for delivering an industry leading level of customer service as part of their inbound contact centre team. The Contact Centre team plays a key role in ensuring advisers and customers have the best possible experience in their communications with M&G. Apply here

Customer Service Consultant (Stirling or Edinburgh)

As a Customer Service Consultant you will join a busy and dynamic team that is responsible for delivering an industry leading level of customer service as part of their inbound contact centre team. The Contact Centre team plays a key role in ensuring advisers and customers have the best possible experience in their communications with M&G. Apply here

Questions?

If you have any questions about the Programme or your application, please look at their Careers Site or contact them at careerreturners@mandg.com