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Career Returners Programme 2023

M&G plc.
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jun 15, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At M&G our purpose is to help people manage and grow their savings and investments, responsibly. As a business, we are continuing to take steps towards a sustainable future, delivering better long-term solutions for our customers and clients and identifying new opportunities to make a positive impact for our environment and communities . To help us achieve our vision we're looking for exceptional people who live our values of care and integrity and who can inspire others; embrace change; deliver results and keep it simple.

We will consider flexible working arrangements for any of our roles and also offer work place accommodations to ensure you have what you need to effectively deliver in your role.

M&G Career Returners

About M&G plc:

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 we had £348.9 billion of assets under management and administration. Our 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. We serve our customers under the Prudential brand in the UK and Europe and under the M&G Investments brand for asset management clients globally.

Career Returners:

In partnership with Women Returners, we are launching our 2023 intake of our forthcoming Career Returner 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, we have recruited returners who have been out of the workplace for as long as 9 years and whilst some roles we offer may require specific expertise or knowledge, for most roles we are looking for potential.

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

Location: Edinburgh, Stirling, Bath or London
Programme: 12-month or permanent returnship
Start Date: September 2023
Apply by: 15 June 2023

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 for the first 6 months to help you transition successfully back into the workplace, as well as a mentor and buddy at M&G for the duration of the 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 we 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 the Opportunities and To Apply:

We have 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.

Customer Service Consultant (Bath)
About: 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 our 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)
About: 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 our 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

Service Transition Manager (Stirling or Edinburgh)
About: As a Service Transition Manager you will take a key role in ensuring Service Transition requirements are delivered by projects utilising both new and existing partners through effective sustainable design. Your input will contribute to further refining and enhancing these requirements as needed to support organisational structures.
Apply here

Salesforce Engineer (Edinburgh)
About: We're digitally transforming and investing heavily in technology and innovation to develop new and improved customer propositions that really raise the bar for our customers. We're working hard to build a technology foundation fit for a modern digital, insight-led, responsive business. As part of this exciting transformation, we are looking for Salesforce developers to work with us in Edinburgh.
Apply here

Delivery Lead (Edinburgh)
About: Agile delivery is about creating fast iterations of services based on the feedback of real users. It means regularly releasing small pieces of functionality, constant communication between team members, and creating transparency across the team about progress and activity by using walls or online tools. Delivery Leads advance the Delivery community through sharing of best practice and mentoring others.
Apply here

Business Analyst (Edinburgh)
About: 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

Project Manager (London or Edinburgh)
About: M&G are looking for a Project Manager to deliver private and alternative asset fund launches and product - related projects. The team are looking for an experienced Project Manager with Agile experience with previous experience at 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 (London)
About: 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)
About: 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)
About: 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)
About: 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

If you have any questions about the Programme or your application, please look at our Careers Site or contact us at

We have a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture at M&G plc, underpinned by our policies and our employee-led networks who provide networking opportunities, advice and support for the diverse communities our colleagues represent. Regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, nationality or disability we are looking to attract, promote and retain exceptional people. We also welcome those who take part in military service and those returning from career breaks.

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