About the role

If you have 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 Returner's Programme could be exactly what you are looking for.

What you'll be doing

At Balfour Beatty we believe in diversity and providing individuals support with getting back in to the workplace and getting to a stage in your career that you can progress in.

Our Returners Programme commences in January 2020 and will run for 21 weeks with a view to transitioning successful candidates into permanent roles.

The closing date for applications is Friday 25th October 2019.

Who we're looking for

We are looking for candidates who can Talk Positively, Collaborate Relentlessly and Encourage Constantly to join us.

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

Our BB Programme invites applications from anyone who has been on a career break of 2 years or more and is looking to return to a career in construction.

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.


Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the workingmums.co.uk Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.


Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

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