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Advisory careers: help our clients to improve performance and manage risk

The current climate combines challenge and uncertainty with escalating competition. To achieve their potential and sustain success, organisations need to improve performance and manage risks continuously. In response, we’re expanding our global network by recruiting high performers who can strengthen our Advisory offerings.

For you, this huge variety of challenges offers the opportunity to make a serious impact on our clients’ businesses – and your own career. Even more, our unique, fully integrated EMEIA network offers you opportunities which transcend borders and cultures, working in international teams and developing a truly global outlook.

This integrated approach means your work will span all types of clients and a wide range of industries.

We’re looking for professionals with one or more of the following competencies:

  • Customer
  • Finance
  • Internal audit
  • IT advisory
  • IT risk and assurance
  • People Advisory Services
  • Programme management
  • Risk management
  • Supply chain

Within Advisory we operate in several business areas. Click on the tabs to find out more.


Performance improvement

Join our multi-disciplinary teams and help many of the world’s leading organisations to stay at the top of their game.


Work closely with multinational businesses and the public sector to understand their risks and develop plans to deal with these.

Other advisory services

Our other advisory areas, such as IT risk and strategic direction, offer you a diverse range of challenges working with top organisations.

Current opportunities

Find out about the opportunities currently available at EY, and how you can apply for them.

People Advisory Services

As the world continues to change due to globalisation and developments in demographics, technology and regulation, organisations need adapt and flex. They need their people to be agile and respond to that change.

People Advisory Services (PAS) helps organisations solve some of their largest and most complex people-related challenges. As a PAS professional, you will be able to grow and build your skills in one of our six pillars:


Our Performance team helps organisations effectively manage change and organisational design. We support the design of HR operating models, improve HR process efficiency, manage people risk and integrate transactions effectively. Our core capabilities are:

  • Organisational change management
  • Organisational design
  • HR operating and delivery model
  • HR process efficiency and policy


Our Talent team helps organisations develop data-supported workforce strategies and employee value propositions. We advise on talent management, people risk and capability development across all levels and organisational development activities including culture change. Our core capabilities are:

  • Workforce strategy
  • Capability development
  • Talent management
  • Organisational development
  • People risk management


Our Systems team helps organsations develop HR technical strategies, facilitate vendor selection, and implement HR systems to support broader business initiatives. We work to improve and reduce the costs and risks of payroll operations and delivery. Our core capabilities are:

  • Payroll
  • HR technology
  • Digital


Our Reward team helps organisations develop relevant and flexible tax-compliant remuneration, benefit and incentive approaches. Our core capabilities are:

  • Board and executive remuneration
  • Broad based remuneration
  • Benefits
  • Employment law


Our Mobility team helps organisations develop and support their mobility programmes. We help them manage the complex compliance, reporting and risks inherent in deploying a globally mobile workforce. Our core capabilities are:

  • Mobility tax
  • Global immigration
  • Assignment services
  • International social security

Analytics and Insight

Analytics and Insight helps organisations use their people data to improve business performance, drive better business decisions and proactively manage risk. Our core capabilities are:

  • Measurement
  • Modelling and reporting
  • Workforce and costings
  • Qualitative analytics

Enhancing some of the world’s leading businesses

As one of our performance improvement advisors, you’ll help many of the world’s leading organisations to improve their performance in a rapidly changing environment.

You’ll be part of multidisciplinary teams, bringing diverse perspectives to every challenge.

You’ll have the opportunity to build your skills in one of our focused competency groups, which include:

  • Finance
  • Customer
  • Supply chain
  • IT advisory
  • Strategic direction
  • Programme management

You’ll work closely with other areas of our organisation too – Risk in particular. We’ll help you to achieve your potential by supporting your professional development and giving you experience with a wide range of clients and projects.

Working with our clients to identify and respond to risk

Risk management protects business performance and helps sustain results. It’s about achieving a clear understanding of risks and developing plans to manage them.

As one of our risk professionals, you’ll work with multinational businesses and public-sector organisations. You’ll help them develop an integrated, holistic approach to risk and enable them to benefit from their investment in internal controls.

You’ll deliver some of the most significant and class-leading internal audits and risk engagements globally. You’ll also team up with our performance improvement professionals in multidisciplinary engagements, helping major global clients to transform and sustain business performance.

By plugging into our market-leading global network, you’ll gain the experience you need to become an exceptional risk advisor.

Helping clients understand the risks – and rewards – of technology

IT Risk and Assurance
Information technology is one of the key enablers for modern organisations. As an IT Risk and Assurance professional, you’ll help clients use technology to achieve a competitive advantage, advising on how to make IT more efficient and manage the risks associated with running IT operations.  This fast-growing area of our business is broken down into two areas, IT Advisory and Cross-Advisory:

  • IT Advisory
    Working in our IT Advisory team you’ll develop insights into organisational cultures and help align your clients’ technology with their people and processes.
  • Cross-Advisory
    Our Cross-Advisory teams comprise Advisory professionals with specific technical skill-sets working across our Performance Improvement, Risk and IT Risk and Assurance groups.

Programme Advisory
Our Programme Advisory professionals draw on their knowledge and experience to help clients assess and manage large-scale programmes. You'll help clients deliver projects on time, within budget and to high levels of quality.

Strategic Direction
Here your role will be to help clients define their direction and plan how to execute their strategic vision effectively, advising executives on translating corporate strategy and business insight into action.

Our latest thinking? You think for yourself

We work hard to find the best, brightest consultants. And when we do, we give them the room to use their intelligence and experience to help our clients improve their performance – both globally, as well as locally.

Our Advisory business is expanding to accommodate the needs of our clients, and to support this we are looking for talented consultants who love to think deeply and find smart solutions for clients. If this is your kind of thinking, apply now to one of our current opportunities listed below, or go to 'Job Search' for full details of opportunities available in these areas.


Current opportunities include: