We support our clients to deliver operational programmes. We help some of the world’s biggest brands taking them from advice and insight, to action and results.

Help our clients to meet regulatory, risk and compliance challenges

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Working in Operate as a Graduate

We’re an experienced team of over 4,000 people who get hands-on and make things happen. All backed up by tried-and-tested technology, processes and infrastructure for efficient, consistent results. We can work whenever and wherever our clients need us, for as long as they need us. So they can quickly get the right people in the right places, getting on with the job.

We work with clients across a number of industries and sectors. Many of our clients are in Financial Services, but we also work in Oil & Gas, Utilities, Retail, Pharmaceuticals and Local Government.

We bring together highly skilled people to deliver for our clients. Our Operate teams are listed below:

Compliance Testing, Customer Management, Business Operations, Contract Solutions, Financial Crime Operations, Technology Solutions, Finance and Tax Solutions, Enablement and OpTech.

By joining Operate, you’ll benefit from access to some of the industry’s top professionals across execution managed solutions and as you progress in your career, you’ll be part of a business that offers breadth and depth in delivering execution programmes.

The Operate experience

You’ll experience working on-site at our clients’ offices, our own PwC offices or even remotely, supporting our clients to navigate complex operational and regulatory activities. We’ll work with you and spend time to help you develop your skills, knowledge and expertise through the Academy at Operate.

Dependent on the client you’re working on, some of the work you might find yourself delivering on could be:

  • Helping compensate customers affected by mortgage miscalculations and other financial product mis-selling.
  • Helping banks fight financial crime.
  • Supporting large change and transformation programmes.
  • Ensuring regulated businesses protect customer data.
  • Getting businesses through Brexit by helping their employees obtain permanent residency.
  • Supporting the accounting and finance functions of our clients with all aspects of their accounting processes.
  • Supporting clients to navigate complex organisational and regulatory requirements. 

Joining as an undergraduate

If you join Operate through one of our undergraduate programmes, you won’t study for a professional qualification, however you’ll have the opportunity to utilise our internal Professional Skills Curriculum throughout your career. Our dedicated Capability and Development team will work with you to ensure you have the right technical skills, tools and knowledge to deliver for our clients while your career coach will support you with your personal skills development. This continued learning and development is what keeps our people in high demand and produces consistently high quality and valued work for our clients.

Joining as a graduate in Finance Managed Services

If you join Operate on our Finance Managed Service graduate programme, you’ll also study for your professional Chartered Accounting qualification (ACA or CAI). You’ll have lots of support from your team, career coach and buddy to help you achieve this.

We welcome applications from a diverse range of degree backgrounds and classifications.

Life in Operate

Life at Operate is fast-paced and client-focused. It’s also highly rewarding. You’ll have the opportunity 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, then we’d love to hear from you.

As a growing part of PwC, we’re looking to strengthen our team by recruiting people with a diverse range of skills and experiences. We offer a defined career path, a great culture and continuous learning.

The future of Operate

We work with some clever technology so that we can generate, and benefit from efficiencies to not only help us but our clients as well.

Bots have helped streamline processes internally and externally allowing our people to spend more time delivering hands-on and providing strategic guidance and support. With most of our team based in Belfast, technology is fundamental to communication with other PwC teams across the UK and beyond.

Operate is where the passion of our people, their technical expertise and cutting-edge technology all combine to provide market leading operational solutions and programme delivery.  Joining our team, you’ll see first hand the impact we make for our clients every day. We’re there when they need us, for as long as they need us, delivering quality, consistency and solutions they can trust.

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