Trainee

Graduate recruitment 2021

PwC
  • Nairobi
  • Applications have closed

Overview


Vacancy Description

Kicking off your career with PwC is a special start, particularly as a fresh graduate. Can you imagine what it means to have access to over 250,000 colleagues across 158 countries, and all that from Kenya? If you join us, we’ll be giving you access to a global network for you to learn, grow and develop into the accomplished professional that you aspire to be.

Diversity is at the heart of our business. We are always looking for people with a range of different degree backgrounds and life experiences. You’ll be starting alongside other graduates and you’ll learn from each other and build relationships across all levels.

This year we are offering opportunities for our graduates in Assurance , Advisory and Tax. Each of these lines of service provide tailored learning and development programmes that will build strong foundational skills.

If you are looking for graduate jobs in Kenya, PwC is the right place to kickstart. Apply now to start your journey with us.

What’s so special about working at PwC Kenya?

  • Paid study (and leave!) – We’ll pay all costs and give you time off to study for any relevant professional studies
  • Digital upskilling – We provide digital upskilling and accelerator programs to support your growth in the digital world.
  • The Learning Hub (Vantage) – Turbo charge your professional development with access to extensive L&D courses
  • Professional memberships – Keep on top of the latest thinking in your profession and we’ll cover the costs.
  • International opportunities – If travel is your thing, join a global firm with no shortage of short- and long-term secondments.
  • Flexibility – Work flexibly and according to your personal goals
  • Real time feedback – Constant Feedback on your development using our real time Snapshot tool
  • Be part of a diverse workforce

Why PwC?

Choosing PwC as your first job is the ideal launching pad. From day one, you’ll join a big family; you’ll help solve important problems and build trust in society alongside established and influential business professionals.

We will be honest: we’ll expect you to work smartly, be committed and flexible, and build working relationships of high value which are genuine and rooted in trust. In return, we’ll provide the support and encouragement you need to succeed and meet your professional goals. We’ll take care of you and your progress will be our priority.

Some of the benefits that you would gain as a Graduate Associate would include  Work – Growth – Social

Work

A real challenge: PwC works with some of the best known local and international brands. You can expect to be challenged and stretched by working for our prestigious clients and on complex projects. However, we can assure that working for the best brings rewarding professional experiences that can help shape your career.

Growing into an accomplished professional: Your development will be packed with variety and challenge. As you grow with us, you will get more responsibilities and you’ll have the opportunity to manage a team.

Want to know more about what we do? Check our services page.

Growth and development

Structured training: Your development is our priority and in average we dispense around 100 hours of training to associates in their first year. This is a mixture of tutor-led training by industry experts as well as through our online platforms that contain over 5000 e-learns.

Professional qualifications: We’ll enroll you to study towards a professional qualification. Good news is that we pay for your tuitions and exam fees as well as costs of subscription.

Constant feedback: You should never be in the dark as to how you are performing. Your reporting lines provide constant feedback and support for your development using our real-time Snapshot tool.

Social Life at PwC

Our offices: You’ll find open spaces, fun break out areas, quiet pods, stand-up desks and heaps of other options to help optimise your productivity at work.

Social scene: How you spend your free time is up to you, but our social scene is one of the best things about working here. We hope you’re big on energy so that you can make the most of team away days, time outs, CSR activities, the PwC Fun Day and the famous PwC End of Year Party.

What we are looking for

Technology, automation and artificial intelligence are disrupting how we work. In this rapidly changing world, technical capabilities are no longer enough. The skills that make us uniquely human will matter most.

Leadership, flexibility, relationships, ambition and insight. At PwC, we see and develop these traits in everyone. At their happiest, most engaged and most creative, our people are unstoppable. It’s their ‘human difference’ that helps them thrive in life and at work.

Our PwC Professional Framework articulates the attributes we look for in a PwC professional in order to meet the expectations of our clients, colleagues and communities.

Read more about our PwC professional

The Recruitment Process

Applications will open on 1st March 2021 and close on 31st March 2021

Shedding light on the recruitment processOur selection process consists of a number of stages through which we come to understand your experience and motivation as well as what makes you unique. Find out more on the stages below.

Online application form

You will be providing your personal details as well as an overview of your academic achievements so far via the link below.

Assessment

For the assessments, this will comprise of 2 online assessments. You will receive an email with details of the same from the Human Capital team.

Interview

You shall have 1st level interviews and then 2nd level interviews. This will give you a chance to interact with our staff and partners to discuss the role

Job offer

We intend to communicate all the offers in June. Start date will be communicated to you.

Have any questions? Browse through our FAQ.

Q1. What are the key dates?

Applications for our Graduate Recruitment programme will run from 1st to 31st March 2021.Connect with us through our social media platforms to get regular updates on the recruitment i.e Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Instagram.

Q2. Which line of service we’re recruiting graduates for?

We have opportunities in our Assurance and Tax Lines of Service.

Q3. Who is eligible?

We accept people from all degree backgrounds.

To be eligible for our Graduate Program you’ll need to:

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be in your final year of study or have completed your undergraduate in the 2020
  • Have been awarded a minimum of a second class upper or its equivalent in your undergraduate
  • Have been awarded a minimum of a B+ or its equivalent in your KCSE
Q4. I applied last year and wasn’t selected. Can I re-apply?

Yes! We welcome you to reapply. We understand that some of you were not selected due to not having sufficient documentation however this year we are allowing you to re-apply.

Q5. Can I apply to more than one Line of service?

We only accept one application per person. We recommend that you apply to the Line of Service that most closely aligns with your skills, passions and interests. To understand more about our service offerings, please click here.

Q6. What do you look for in a candidate?

As a Graduate you’ll be assessed against the competencies of our global framework, the PwC Professional. This is how we define and encourage leadership at all levels – from an Associate to Partner. Learn more about the framework and skills we look for.

Q7. What is the structure of the selection process?

Our selection process consists of several stages through which we come to understand your experience and motivation as well as what makes you unique. PwC adopts a variety of assessments which includes ability tests, competency assessments and interviews.

Q8. Can I email my CV/resume directly to the Human Capital Team?

No. The recruitment is done online through our careers page. Complete the application form and attach all relevant documentation that has been requested for.

Q9. Does PwC hire students with specializations other than Accounting?

Absolutely! We hire students who have completed their degree in any discipline – we recognize that in today’s fast changing and dynamic world, we need a diverse workforce with varying skill sets and backgrounds to deliver exceptional value to our clients. Refer to further requirements on the job post.

Q10. When will I be notified if I am shortlisted for the Graduate Recruitment Programme?

Shortlisted candidates will be notified via email. Please keep looking out at your emails and the PwC KE social media platforms to be updated on progress.

Q11. Will we need to be physically present for the assessments and Interviews?

The assessments will be done remotely however they will be supervised. The Interviews may either be conducted physically or virtually. Details will be indicated in your Interview invited. If you are not able to be physically present, please reach out to the Human Capital representative.

Q12. Who would I contact for any queries

Please contact us through our email and any of our Human Capital team members will respond





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