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Turner & Townsend UK Career Returners Programme

Turner & Townsend (1)

Location: UK: Birmingham, Belfast, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham, Plymouth, Sheffield and Teesside

Opportunity: 6-month returnship

Start date: September 2024

Apply by: ASAP, latest 31 July 2024

Turner & Townsend are passionate about making a difference. That means delivering better outcomes for their clients, helping their people to realise their potential, and doing their part to create a prosperous society. Every day they help their major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 130 countries worldwide.

The Turner and Townsend Career Returners programme offers a structured and supported return to the workplace to professionals who have taken career breaks of at least two years. They passionately believe that those who have had time away, for whatever reason, can bring skills and experience that will strengthen, enhance and diversify their teams. Their focus is to build on the positive momentum of their last Career Returners programme, promoting their business and the construction industry as an attractive choice for people at all stages of their career.

Who are they looking for?

Turner and Townsend are looking for enthusiastic individuals who wish to return to their successful careers, bringing with them the wealth of knowledge and skills acquired through both their professional and personal experiences. The programme is open to anyone who meets the criteria, but they are particularly encouraging women and people from diverse or marginal backgrounds to apply.

They have a wide range of mid to senior-level roles available for experienced professionals across the following disciplines:

What can you expect from their Career Returners programme?

You will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic, fast-paced consultancy at the forefront of construction, where their people are the key to their success. The programme offers:

  • flexible working patterns, depending on the role
  • a buddy in the team
  • a bespoke personal development plan to support all aspects of re-entry into the workplace
  • a competitive salary

The programme aims to offer returners a permanent position on successful completion, however, they are unable to guarantee this.

Aliaa Hajjeah, Senior Controls Engineer comments:

“Joining the T&T Career Returners programme helped me get over my fears, build new career objectives, network, strengthened my personal branding, and gave me the confidence to use my skills and bring my previous experiences to my role as Project Controls Engineer. “

About Turner and Townsend

The Turner and Townsend team is dynamic, innovative, and client-focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Their clients value their proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality they deliver. As a result, their people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

They are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, building a positive culture of empowerment and respect across their business.

They foster a culture of excellence and an entrepreneurial spirit. Their people strive to provide innovative and technology-driven solutions and take pride in seeing that their expertise and independence are recognised by peers and clients.

Being truly global, they have embraced diversity as one of their core strengths, providing equal opportunities for their people based on their hard work, passion and dedication. They embody a strong sense of belonging and friendship, where their people go above and beyond for their colleagues and for their clients.

How to Apply

Applications for the Turner and Townsend Career Returners Programme 2024 are now open here

To apply, please follow these steps:

  1. Click on the blue ‘I am Interested’ button on the webpage
  2. Complete your application details as requested

Once you have submitted your application, a member of the Turner & Townsend team will review your information and be in touch with you regarding the next steps in the application process.

Apply as soon as possible as applications will be screened on a rolling basis. The final deadline is 31 July 2024.

For more information or if you have any questions email