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Euroclear Returner Programme


Location: UK: London

Opportunity: Rolling Supported Hiring Returner Programme

Start Date: Varies by role

Apply By: 31 August 2022

Euroclear UK is partnering with Women Returners to launch their first Returner Programme for professional individuals who are looking to return to the workplace after an extended career break of 18 months or more (as at the point of application). The programme is offering opportunities throughout the year to join Euroclear on a permanent hire or fixed term contract basis.

Recruiting people with great experience who have taken a career break is a high priority for Euroclear and fits with their internal culture.

About Euroclear

Euroclear is a critical Financial Market Infrastructure (FMI), supporting an open marketplace where scale and connectivity across the spectrum of market participants are competitive strengths. Euroclear is committed to investing to support market stability, delivering shared economies of scale and developing markets locally and globally. Euroclear encourages a high performing culture that respects their corporate values through their diverse and dedicated global work force.

Euroclear’s corporate values are encapsulated in the word REACH, which stands for:

  • Respect
  • Effective
  • Accountable
  • Client first
  • Helpful

REACH embodies Eurcolear’s aim to exceed expectations, to take advantage of new opportunities and to reach out to help their clients achieve success.

At Euroclear, they put a strong focus on Diversity & Inclusion. It is a multinational company, with employees based all over the world, from over 80 nationalities – 50% of whom are women. They recruit from all walks of life and all kinds of backgrounds. Euroclear is strongly in favour of creating an environment that is supportive and inclusive of everyone, no matter what their race, gender, sexual preference or physical or mental ability. They are really convinced that a company thrives only if it truly appreciates the different skills and perspectives that its people can offer.

About the Programme

The programme offers a supported path to vital roles within Euroclear. Opportunities will be highlighted throughout the year so if the current roles are not a good fit for your skills and experience, please check the advert regularly or reach out to Angus McArthur ( to discuss what you are looking for.

Euroclear’s programme will offer:

  • A variety of work settings or places based on the activity performed (meeting spaces, calm spaces, home office, corporate office), supported by the right technology and culture
  • A large variety of positions available ranging from Technology, Operations, Risk, Governance and Client Services
  • A supportive peer network of internal Programme Champions
  • Coaching support from Women Returners to help you to transition successfully back into the workplace during your first six months of employment
  • 16.6 hours of training per employee per year

One of Euroclear’s corporate goals is to be a great place to work. The Flex-E initiative was created to unleash potential in each employee via flexibility, trust and personal accountability, regardless of physical location or job type. Euroclear is happy to talk about Flex-E at interview and what this looks like for roles available on the programme.

To be eligible for the Euroclear programme you must have the right to work in the UK. During your career break, you may have worked on a small-scale or self-employed basis to fit around your other commitments, or have not done any paid work of a number of years. Your career break could be for any reason.

Current Opportunities on the Programme

Business Operations Implementation Team Manager (permanent role)

They are seeking a Business Operations Implementation (BOI) Team Manager responsible for managing the impact of change within the Operations area of Euroclear UK and International (EUI). The role leads the team which coordinates, analyses, assesses and drives change for EUI Operations. This includes conducting impact and risk assessments, defining and validating operational requirements and designing and delivering training to ensure operational readiness and understanding. The role also provides operational project support to the critical and key service providers of EUI.

Head of Sales and Relationship Management UK, Ireland, CIS and Japanese Institutions in Europe (permanent role)

The scope of the role is intended to cover the variety of Euroclear Group product offerings: notably, the International Central Securities Depositary (CSD) – Euroclear Bank and the services provided by our domestic UK CSD – Euroclear UK & International. They are looking for a Head of Sales and Relationship Management to join their Commercial area, whose remit includes clients based in the UK as well as Ireland, Channel Islands, CIS, and the Japanese Financial Institutions in Europe. This role is located in London, reporting to the Chief Commercial Officer of Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Business Continuity Analyst (permanent role)

This role acts as an advisor to management on Business Continuity Management maturity, plans and procedures. They are looking for somebody to monitor internal and external threats to the enterprise in the business continuity domain, to support the business continuity management system, to facilitate training and to support engagement with the due diligence management process. Euroclear is seeking an individual to define and maintain business continuity management, key business partner/third-partner security risk, security culture and behaviour, physical and personnel security, and to design and enforce the Information Security Management System and policy exceptions management.

Operational Resilience Manager (permanent role)

They are seeking a candidate with understanding of EUI’s settlement services and the market they serve; a broad understanding of operational risk management, cyber and technology risk management; a thorough understanding of business continuity management. Key skills required:

– Excellent communication skills, including writing formal reports, presenting to Management Committee and Board, facilitating workshops, conveying vision and complex concepts
– Strong analytical skills
– Relationship-building and influencing skills

Service Partner Analyst (permanent role)

Euroclear is seeking a Service Partner Analyst that will be responsible for the identification and monitoring of risks associated with third party relationships upon which Euroclear UK and International (EUI) relies to deliver the services associated with the CREST settlement system. The role includes activities ranging from risk assessments, relationship management, monitoring of performance against published rules and standards, follow up on production incidents, communication of market practices and regulations and participation in regular service reviews.

Application Design Analyst (permanent role)

IT is at the core of Euroclear’s business, providing continuous development, assisting in delivering a cost effective and quality service to its customers. Currently the core business is run on HP NonStop Servers (Tandem). Communications infrastructure and message routing functionality are implemented on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The remit of application development team within the Group Business Solutions includes the following stages of the Development Lifecycle:

  • Analysis & Design
  • Programming (Code and Unit Test)
  • Subsystem Testing
  • Application Integration
  • Application Support

How to Apply

To apply for the opportunities with Euroclear, please click submit your CV and cover letter (clearly stating that you are a returner) on the relevant link below:

Business Operations Implementation Team Manager 
Head of Sales and Relationship Management UK, Ireland, CIS and Japanese Institutions in Europe 
Business Continuity Analyst
Operational Resilience Manager
Service Partner Analyst 
Application Design Analyst

Closing date for applications is 31 August 2022.

If you have any questions on the Euroclear Returner Programme, please email Angus McArthur on