Black Talent in Business, Operate, National, Spring 2023 - #600283
Operate is the fastest-growing area of our business and supports the delivery of a range of client programmes across a variety of regulated market sectors. We deliver our client work from a range of locations, providing our clients with cost-effective delivery, access to subject matter expertise and operational excellence disciplines. We work with everyone from banks and insurers to oil and gas companies, pharmaceutical businesses, telecommunications companies and local governments. Operate delivers large operational and managed service solutions in one place. It’s aimed at supporting clients with regulatory, risk and compliance requirements.
We bring together regulatory insight from our subject matter experts from across the firm, and combine that with highly skilled operational staff and innovative technology, to solve these complex operational problems.
We drive an exceptional employee experience that's “people-focused”. Our supported team structures, working patterns and technology, create an operating model and workforce that’s fit for the future.
Our Compliance Testing team works with global clients to test and monitor compliance across a wide range of regulatory, technology and operational risk areas. Our team supports many of the firm’s leading clients, largely within the banking and financial services sector, on a wide range of global and complex audit engagements.
Our Compliance Testing Team focuses on Assurance Controls Testing, Compliance Testing & Monitoring, Technology Risk Compliance and Regulatory Compliance, providing specialist process and controls support to all business units across our UK firm.
Compliance Testing provides specialist knowledge and expertise to help our global clients manage multiple projects, implementing and delivering solutions, in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
Operate’s customer management team help our clients deal with complaints, as well as run remediation programmes where we put right what’s gone wrong. Whether in response to a regulator’s instructions, or because of high volumes of complaints, our redress teams are often quickly deployed to deal with financial services scenarios.
Business Operations provides a range of services to the wider PwC firm worldwide and to our clients. Through the provision of immigration support and employee screening services, our team make sure our clients can onboard their employees and comply with immigration rules quickly.
When regulations or the market changes, organisations sometimes need to update the contracts they hold. Operate’s Legal Operations team combines technology and regulatory expertise to help our clients ‘repaper’.
Financial Crime Operations
Our customer onboarding and lifecycle team ensure that our customers comply with Anti-Money Laundering and Know your Client (KYC) regulations. This includes during the onboarding process and when regulations have changed meaning that banks have to undertake checks on current customers.
Enablement is an operations function dedicated to the smooth running of Operate. We are responsible for making sure we’ve the right number of people with the right skills to support our client projects. We focus on ways to provide a consistent, positive experience to our Operate team members by organising events, sharing news, creating opportunities for people to connect and learn more about the business. We do all this while also taking action to make sure we remain commercially focussed and mitigate our risks.
Cloud Digital and Data
Cloud Digital and Data is a multidisciplinary technology team within Operate dedicated to delivering and managing solutions across all lines of service. Our focus is on solving your problems, using specialist technologies such as automation, artificial intelligence and data analytics to create efficiencies and drive revenue growth within your business unit. We also have experienced IT project managers, developers and testers who help implement large technology change programmes.
The office locations for this role are:
Belfast and Cardiff
During this three-day paid programme you’ll get an insight into what a career at PwC could look like, you’ll meet mentors and buddies who’ll represent the variety of opportunities available across PwC. You’ll meet some of our Black colleagues to hear about their own personal career journeys, as well as from some of our networks focussed on Inclusion and Diversity. Through interactive sessions the programme will help you to develop confidence in a business setting and encourage you to bring your whole self to the workplace. At PwC, we nurture an environment where our people can be the best they can be.
Our Black Talent in Business programme will be a 3-day paid programme which will be run in Spring or Summer 2023. You will need to be in the UK to complete this programme.
What you'll do
Life at Operate is fast-paced and client-focused. It is also highly rewarding, giving you the chance to work with some of the biggest global brands and develop yourself through our unique skills academy. If you’re a natural problem solver, capable of using your judgement to help our clients stay on the right side of regulation
- Experience working on-site at our clients’ ofﬁces or at a PwC location performing operational and implementation activities
- Support clients to navigate complex operational and regulatory activities
- Undergo continuous development through the Skills Academy at Operate.
What you'll need
You'll need to have achieved or be on track to pass an undergraduate degree or above in any subject. We determine whether you're on course to pass based on the grades you achieved in your last completed year of academic study.
You'll need to be a first year undergraduate university student on a three-year degree course; or
You'll need to be a second year undergraduate university students on a four-year degree course
Please submit your application by 24 February 2023
Deadline to complete Career Unlocked, our behavioral based assessment is 27 February 2023
Deadline to complete Career Conversation, our video interview is 13 March 2023
If you're successful we will let you know by the end of March and you'll then be invited to the 3-day paid spring programme.
Please take some time to confirm your eligibility for the role. We welcome applications from all candidates but there are restrictions to some areas of our business and some points you should note on our website.<br><br>Please note that PwC is unable to sponsor any candidates for some roles as the Home Office's eligibility criteria will not be satisfied. For a list of these roles, please review the 'Important information' section of the work permit page on our website.
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Please take some time to confirm your eligibility for the role. We welcome applications from all candidates but there are restrictions to some areas of our business and some points you should note on our website.
Please note that PwC is unable to sponsor any candidates for some roles as the Home Office's eligibility criteria will not be satisfied. For a list of these roles, please review the 'Important information' section of the work permit page on our website.
We want all of our people to feel empowered to be the best that they can be, which is why we have ‘The Deal’.
Find out more about our firmwide Employee Value Proposition: https://www.pwc.co.uk/careers/about-us/the-new-deal.html
Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion
We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.