About the roles

What you will get 

  • The opportunity to explore a return to work and discover what you want next from your career. Lendlease focuses on transferable skill sets as well as your expertise, interests and skills gained during your career break.
  • The opportunity to learn more about Lendlease’s business, priorities and projects while progressively taking on more responsibilities when you’re ready. The programme is intended to bring your industry knowledge and skills back up to speed and to provide you with support back into the workplace.
  • The environment to make a real impact, working on important project work with clearly defined objectives, measurable goals and the framework for regular feedback which aim to offer a variety of meaningful experiences across Lendlease.
  • The programme starts with a comprehensive induction as well as training and shadowing opportunities to acclimate you back into the business environment.  
  • You will have a buddy to ensure that you can settle into your role in a quick and stress-free way. You will also have the support and guidance of our People and Culture team for additional training and development needs and a dedicated line manager.
  • The possibility to broaden your professional network. In addition to your peers on the programme and your immediate team members you will be enabled to build powerful and supportive relationships throughout Lendlease, through a variety of networking events and speaker sessions.

About you

  • You've had a voluntary career break of 2+ years 
  • A track record of professional achievements gained within and outside the construction industry 
  • Part-time and flexible working can be considered, subject to a minimum commitment of 30 hours a week. 
  • You will be working on one of Lendlease’s flagship projects if you are site-based in a technical role or you will be in our Head Offices if the role is more functional. You will need to be within reasonable commuting distance to the location you are applying for and you should be flexible on travel for coaching and other workshops.
  • You're available to attend an assessment centre in London on one of the following dates (20th, 21st or 22nd August 2019) to start the programme on 1st October 2019 and be available for the duration of the programme until March 2020.
  • You will be competitively remunerated during the programme. Your participation in the returnship programme does not guarantee employment with Lendlease for any period of time, including after the conclusion of the programme.
  • BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY, it’s your experience, drive and transferable leadership skills that are important to us.
If you have any questions please contact [email protected] with the subject line “UK Returnship Programme”

Applications close Friday 26 July.



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