Balfour Beatty Returners Programme

Balfour Beatty Returners Programme

Are you looking to join a talented and diverse workforce, make decisions that impact the world, drive social value and change?

Unfortunately applications are now closed.
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Programme Information:

If you’ve taken an extended break from your professional career of more than two years and are looking for a route back into employment, then the Balfour Beatty Returners Programme could be exactly what you’re looking for.

Our current Returners Programme will start in April 2017. The paid programme will run for 21 weeks, with a view to successful candidates joining the business in permanent roles.

Opportunities are UK wide and Balfour Beatty has project sites in locations including: London, Cumbria, Kent, East Midlands, Manchester, Midlands, Gloucester, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

For more information on our projects, please see the Showcase page.

You should be available for the duration of the programme and able to work a minimum of 30 hours a week. While the role will be based at a corporate office or fixed project location, you should be flexible on travel for coaching and workshops.

Benefits of the Returners Programme include:

  • Being part of a team and working on exciting projects across the UK
  • Attending a coaching programme to help you to adjust to life in the work environment
  • A mentor/buddy to provide support and advice during the program
  • The opportunity to develop new relationships and new skills.

The scheme is open to everyone:- male, female, young and old.
We are also proud to be working in partnership with Women Returners.

We are looking for Returners to realise their potential in the following roles for us:

In engineering roles:

  • Civil engineer
  • Design manager

 In operational roles:

  • Construction manager / supervisor
  • Project manager
  • Planner
  • BIM coordinator / BIM Manager

In commercial roles:

  • Quantity surveyor
  • Commercial manager

In enabling functions:

  • Human Resources
  • IT
  • Health and safety
  • Finance
  • Legal