Undergraduate Placement Global Mobility Birmingham 2019
These eleven-month placements are for students who need to complete a placement as part of their degree. You’ll work alongside graduate trainees and experienced professionals on everyday projects. So you’ll get a good insight into working life at PwC.
Internal Firm Services
Internal Firm Services business area is responsible for providing generalist HC support across our business which is comprised of over 17,000 UK employees across 35 offices. The HC team acts as a liaison, advisor and facilitator between the business and specialist HC support teams, allowing PwC to operate effectively to meet its people agenda.
Global Mobility – Immigration Team
Immigration rules and Brexit are high on the political agenda, making UK Immigration a fast paced, ever changing environment, with laws becoming increasingly restrictive. The firms Immigration Team play a pivotal role across the firm, ensuring the firm’s obligations with respect to UK immigration laws are met whilst supporting the firm’s strategic mobility and resourcing objectives.
There are three members of the Immigration team which is part of the wider Global Mobility team which is 18 strong. This is a varied and technical HC role which has key responsibilities which support the team in the reporting and management of sponsor obligations and involves a great degree of project management. This is an exciting role with opportunity to develop technical knowledge and skills in the field and work closely with a range of stakeholder groups in HC and our Legal team to embed and improve immigration processes. We expect the placement to be challenging, exciting, fast paced and most of all rewarding.
Provision of regular and ad-hoc reports to ensure the firm meets its reporting duties and responsibilities as a sponsor Licence holder reporting requisite data to the Home Office
Adhere to Immigration processes and controls, spotting opportunities for efficiencies and simplification
Work with various teams in HC and legal to ensure processes and procedures support the accurate reporting to the Home Office of joiners, changes and leavers
Ensure employees personal records are accurately recorded and maintained
Facilitate a fully effective process for the validation of eligibility to work documents for all new joiners to the UK firm
Provide routine guidance to HC colleagues on immigration processes and legislation
What you’ll gain
By experiencing life inside one of the world’s largest professional services organisations, you’ll have a fantastic opportunity to build and work on your commercial awareness and interpersonal skills. Nothing can beat on-the-job experience for developing your skills - and you’ll get plenty of it, both within PwC and on-site with clients - but we’ll also steer you in the direction of appropriate training courses to develop you further. We’ll also be looking to boost your ability to soak up complex business information, as well as your professional confidence - factors which will make a real difference when you return for your last year at university.
What you need to get in
You’ll need to be on course for a 2.1 degree or above in any subject
You’ll need to be on four-year degree programme that features a sandwich placement element
You must be able to demonstrate the following
Excellent administrative skills with the ability to identify inconsistencies in data with a strong attention to detail
IT proficient with excellent Excel skills in order to prepare regular reports that will be shared with a variety of stakeholders
Confidence to ask questions and challenge ideas
Ability to proactively manage own time, prioritise and maintain motivation when faced with large numbers of tasks
Able to work cohesively in a team and on individual projects
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – you must be able to flex your style to engage and communicate with a variety of different stakeholders
A practical and sensible approach to problem solving
Demonstrates enthusiasm and commitment in meeting objectives
The PwC Deal
We want people to build exceptional careers during their time at PwC. When you feel motivated and energised by your work, you're more able to contribute to the organisation, as well as achieve your aspirations. No matter which area of the business you choose to join, all routes offer the same deal. The opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life. We empower people to be the very best they can be and to reach their full potential. In return, your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a personally tailored benefits package.
Diversity and inclusion
We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. It’s critical we have diverse talent, views and thinking if we are to deliver exceptional client value and solve the world’s important problems. We seek to attract and recruit people from the widest talent pool, who reflect the society in which we work. And we aim to encourage an inclusive culture where people can feel empowered to be the very best they can be and to reach their full potential creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate. So join PwC. We'll help you reach your full potential. Learn more here pwc.co.uk/diversityAbout PwC
We’re one of the world’s leading professional services organisations. From 158 countries, we help our clients, some of the most successful organisations on the globe, as well as its most dynamic entrepreneurs and thriving private businesses, to create the value they want. We help to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.
Find out more about our application process here.