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Location: Online (for Dublin, Ireland opportunities)

Opportunity: Launch Event for returnship, starting February 2022

Event Date: 16 November 2021, 9.30am – Midday

Register for event by: 14 November 2021

Celebrate your bold comeback

Expleo is a trusted partner for end-to-end, integrated engineering, quality services and management consulting for digital transformation. They help businesses harness unrelenting technological change to successfully deliver innovations that will help them gain a competitive advantage and improve the everyday lives of people around the globe. They operate in over 25 countries and have over 15,000 employees.

Expleo is excited to work with Women Returners to launch their Return@Expleo returner programme starting in February 2022. Expleo supports and believes in meaningful change and the new opportunities that this presents. With this in mind, they are delighted to be partnering with Women Returners on their pilot returner programme to support those returning to work after an extended career break of 12 months or more.

At Expleo, you will work as part of their team on one of their Dublin client sites. Expleo will operate a blended remote working model ideally supporting a combination of remote and onsite work. You will get to work alongside like-minded people, and understand how their Clients work and operate. The placement will be tailored to your skillsets and any relevant previous industry experience. Expleo is focused on providing the best solutions for their Clients to support their digital transformation. In order to provide the most innovative and effective solutions, you will work as part of diverse and varied teams, leveraging your client management skills to deliver results for the Client.

About the Launch Event

The Launch Event on Tuesday 16 November 9.30am – 12pm will be online and is your opportunity to learn more about the programme, informally meet the team and ask questions. You will also benefit from a Women Returners’ coaching workshop!  We do hope you can join us for the full agenda, but if that is not possible you are welcome to join us in part.  You will not need to use your camera or mic, except in the networking sessions, where use of both is encouraged.

The sessions are as follows:

9.30     Welcome

9.35     Overview of Expleo with Phil Codd, Managing Director, Expleo Ireland

9.50     Return@Expleo programme insights with Eimear Fitzsimons, Return@Expleo Programme Manager

10.00   Working at Expleo – a panel session with employees

10.30   Coffee Break

10.40   Women Returners workshop on Virtual Interviewing with Claire Flannery, Women Returners coach

11.10   Networking with the Expleo team in small groups (via breakout rooms)

11.50   Next steps and close

Who is the Launch Event for?

The event is aimed at potential candidates for the Return@Expleo programme which will be starting in February 2022. Suitable candidates will have the right to work in the Republic of Ireland and have been on a career break for 12 months or more. Your career break may have been for childcare, eldercare or other reasons. You may have been working in a part time, small-scale role or participating in unpaid or charitable work.

You will have experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Business Analysis
  • Project/Programme Management
  • Test Lead/ Management
  • Development
  • Automation Testing
  • Performance Testing
  • Agile/Scrum
  • Management Consultancy across Financial Services, Life Sciences or the Utilities sector.

About Return@Expleo 

  • A professionally paid placement of five months, starting in February 2022, with the possibility of a permanent role at the end of the programme
  • You will receive regular coaching support from Women Returners to help you to transition successfully back into the workplace
  • A great opportunity to refresh your knowledge and skills, whilst gaining new experiences when working on different client projects
  • Building a new network both internally and externally, whilst boosting your confidence in the workplace
  • Peer to peer support – the programme is run as a small cohort intake, so a number of returners will start the programme together. This will provide support to all those partaking in the programme
  • Mentoring – you will be assigned a mentor when you start, to support your transition and help with any questions you might have throughout the programme

The programme is open for applications until 28 November 2021, please click here to apply. You do not have to attend the Launch Event to apply to the programme.

About Expleo

As technology disrupts all established norms – bringing complexity and uncertainty, alongside new opportunities to improve the world – Expleo’s mission is to help businesses harness technological change to successfully deliver innovation. They help their clients gain a competitive advantage and improve the lives of people around the globe.

Their group of companies offers access to end-to-end, integrated engineeringquality services and management consulting for digital transformation. They have sector-specific expertise and best practice across consultancy and business agility, product design, production and in-service support, as well as continuous quality.

Their 15,000 people bring the right balance of boldness and reliability that businesses need to succeed. They are guided by shared values in all things they do: courage, excellence, collaboration, respect and accountability:

Courage – They are bold thinkers and doers, always ready to take on new challenges. They think of themselves as entrepreneurs, matching creativity with vigilance.

Excellence – They are united by a shared ambition: change the game, together. Continuous performance is both an objective and a mindset.

Collaboration –Teamwork and emotional intelligence are what makes them stand out in a crowd. They stand shoulder to shoulder, with their clients and their peers, through good times and setbacks.

Respect – They are a hive of different profiles, and they place a high value on openness and transparency. They show respect, always.

Accountability – They are reliable. They celebrate their successes, they take responsibility and learn from their failures. This is why they protect their “right to fail” as an opportunity to bounce back and progress

Think bold, act reliable.

To find out more, visit their website Expleogroup.com.

How to register for the Launch Event

If you meet the criteria above and would like to attend the launch event on Tuesday 16 November 2021 please register your interest with Expleo at Returners@expleogroup.com and provide the following details:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Highlight your area(s) of experience:
    • Business Analysis
    • Project/Programme Management
    • Test Lead/ Management
    • Development
    • Automation Testing
    • Performance Testing
    • Agile/Scrum
    • Management Consultancy across Financial Services, Life Sciences or the Utilities sector.

Please put ‘Event Registration’ in the subject line.

Please register no later than 14 November 2021.  Only those who have received confirmation of attendance from Expleo can attend the event. Your confirmation email will give details of how to join the event.

With any questions, please email Expleo on Returners@expleogroup.com