PwCRisk Graduate Programme
PwCRisk Graduate Programme
Join our Risk Graduate Programme
As one of the world’s leading professional services organisations, attracting the right talent continues to be paramount. Investing in our people is central to our mission and inclusive culture.
Location: London, Reading & Birmingham
What you will be doing
Who we are
Our purpose - to build trust in society and solve important problems - has never felt more relevant. We bring our purpose to life through our focus on our clients, our people and the communities in which we live and work to address current and future challenges. As one of the world’s leading professional services organisations, attracting the right talent continues to be paramount. Investing in our people is central to our mission and inclusive culture. Whether it be empowering our people to learn new skills for the digital world, to reimagine the possible on how we work with clients, or to be open-minded on how we care for and support each other, we want to create an environment where our people can be the best they can be.
The world of risk is changing. Today's business environment is different. More complex. More connected. More volatile. While this environment makes it much harder to predict where new risks will come from, we believe that it represents an opportunity for businesses to transform and innovate. We work with our clients to protect and strengthen every aspect of their business; from people to performance, systems to strategy and business plans to business resilience. Through our invaluable insights and independent assurance we can help our clients to discover and unlock real value.
Our capabilities, scale and ability to bring together leading-edge specialists to tackle the toughest risk situations helps us create a sustainable competitive advantage. But it's our people, their curiosity and the inclusive, collaborative culture that sets us apart. Difference makes a difference and individuality is celebrated and embraced. We’re investing in growth and innovation. Our people are supported by the right tools and technology to strengthen our business and stay at the cutting-edge of new techniques. We nurture bold and dynamic behaviours to push the boundaries and be truly distinctive in the market.
Our leading graduate business programme is underpinned by a learning pathway that will equip you with all the necessary core skills and map out for you your future learning journey. You'll learn from hands-on coaching and an outstanding variety of work, picking up business, personal and technical skills you can use across the network, and throughout your career.
What you'll do
You'll be working to help organisations manage the risks and opportunities associated with their technology. This covers all aspects of technology, including: Advising on how to set an IT strategy fit for their business in the digital world Analysing large volumes of data in order to inform decision making - this will include the use of data transformation and visualisation technologies Reviewing and improving how projects and transformations are delivered
You’ll have opportunities to work across industry sectors and across the UK to provide technology and data led advice to clients. This could be in the creation or implementation of a new technology or providing advice to business leaders on the opportunities that their technology can enable.
What you will have
• You'll need to have or be on course for a 2.1 degree or above in any subject.
• We determine whether you're on course for a 2.1 based on the grades you achieved in your last completed year of academic study. Some routes have specific degree requirements, please check on the PwC Careers pages online.
What you will gain
● A blend of commercial, technical, financial and data experiences working with iconic clients across industry sectors and countries
● Structured technical training in a suite of data analytics/ and visualisation tools (e.g. SQL, Alteryx and Power BI)
● Technology control training, including the execution of testing, introduction to cloud and a suite of applications used by our clients
● A broad base of skills spanning data analysis, visualisation, and testing
● Communication skills and business acumen through interaction with and presentation to a wide range of stakeholders at the client
● Opportunity to develop project management and interpersonal skills, allowing you to build collaborative working relationships at all levels.
● You’ll be engaging directly with our clients, solving their business problems and helping them generate value whilst working alongside leading professionals in their fields.
Explore. Inspire. Reimagine.
Learn more about PwC
We are PwC
Our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. Helping clients and communities address the biggest challenges they face has never been more important.
Our global strategy, called The New Equation, brings our purpose to life by bringing our people together to solve problems, often in unexpected ways to reflect the unique challenges of our times. We employ over 22,000 people across the UK, and attracting and retaining the best people is critical - as is empowering you with the best technology to power innovation. We'll support you to create a career that works for you, as part of a team and an environment where you can be the best you can be. Which is why we have ‘The Deal’ - our firmwide Employee Value Proposition. It clearly articulates what a career with PwC really looks and feels like and sets out what you can expect from your experience at the firm.
Investing in our people is central to our strategy and in some areas, this could mean working towards a professional qualification. In return we ask that you’ll be eager to learn, with business awareness, intellectual and cultural curiosity and the ability to build strong relationships. You’ll be encouraged to work together, share knowledge and insights that foster innovation, drive impact and deliver quality to your clients.
Joining PwC is your opportunity to learn with purpose, lead with heart and make a positive impact on the world. You can expect to be part of a stimulating environment working on challenging projects in a culture that embraces the different perspectives our people bring. With opportunities to start shaping your career from the moment you start university, we encourage you to look further.
Bringing human-led, tech-powered innovations from concept to reality.
It’s a new world, ready for your new skills
Explore. Inspire. Reimagine.