What is PAS - Performance, Systems and Talent at EY?

As part of People Advisory Services (PAS) in our Consulting business area, this team helps global and local businesses with their HR needs in the digital age. Our goal is to work with them to create a better working world for everyone.

Applications to this programme are now closed. To be the first to find out about our 2020 opportunities, sign up now. 

What will you be doing?

  • Researching and giving your advice on projects
  • Working face-to-face with clients so you can listen to and meet their needs
  • Travelling around and outside of the UK if the project calls for it

Are you eligible to apply?

If you have an honours degree (in any subject) by the time the programme starts, this is for you.



Professional qualifications

with CIPD




Dependent on location, salaries start from £27,600 per year

What’s it like?

One year in and Joe’s already been involved with projects for major supermarkets and government departments. See what else he’s done on his Performance, Systems and Talent graduate programme.

How’s it structured?

After an EY induction, you’ll get lots of core consulting training to bring you up to speed with how we work. Think of yourself as a consultant and you’ll be off to a great start when you begin to work with clients – attending workshops, learning how to manage project work flows, how they are delivered, and more.

During the programme you might decide to do more specialised training courses while still working on projects. And, as a final assignment you’ll present a business case to the senior leadership team, showing why you’re ready for a promotion and what business area you’d like to work in. Don’t worry if this sounds daunting – you’ll have plenty of time to prepare! And, if you do a good job, you could be promoted to Senior Consultant at the end of the programme.

Where could a consulting career take you?

How did Juliet go from a graduate programme to managing all of our service lines to deliver for one of our major clients? It took a couple of good career moves.

What about the extras?

Discounted gym memberships, interest-free loans, generous pension plans – there are lots of perks to being a grad at EY.

Where do you want to be?

We offer the Performance, Systems and Talent graduate programme in several cities around the UK.

Bristol, Edinburgh, Manchester

Applications to this programme are now closed.

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