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Resource Manager

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Business services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Not Specified

  • Job ref:

    47838BR

  • Published:

    about 23 hours ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-09-23

  • Client:

    PWC

Job Description

To enable us to deliver our strategy, we want to attract managers from varying backgrounds and industries who have experience:

  • Delivering business outcomes in a fast paced and changing environment

  • Negotiating with senior stakeholders to deliver resourcing and strategic requirements

  • Using a commercial mind-set and business acumen, including the use of Management Information to inform decision making

  • Be a trusted advisor who provides balanced and pragmatic advice around manpower planning and resource management

  • Liaising, influencing and challenging effectively to build relationships at all levels and with multiple stakeholders

  • Coaching and supporting Resourcing team members

    This is an exciting time for Resource Management as we build on the professionalism of our people and work closely with the business to develop and implement PwC business and people strategy. PwC's Resource Management (RM) team has been centralised to assist the firm in being more agile and providing the right people on the right projects at the right time.

    This role will be based in London.

    The key responsibilities of this role:

  • Manage the team by optimising headcount, manage/oversee joiners, leavers and secondments, increasing utilisation and being aware of the impact on employee engagement

  • Delivering the manpower and resourcing plan by having a deep understanding of portfolio growth plans and headcount required to support these; balancing these with the needs of the individual

  • Conducting regular portfolio reviews to ensure maximum utilisation, development and fair allocation of work for each individual

  • Interpret and Analyse Management Information (MI) to provide trends, make connections and spot opportunities to improve profitability

  • Share knowledge, best practice and network with your colleagues across the business and Resource Management Function

  • Engage and promote the use of key Workforce Planning systems including Profile, Finder, TalentLink, Career Opportunities and the Resource Tracker to enable effective Workforce Planning.,

  • Understand the firm-wide strategy, business and resource management strategy and know how to apply it

  • Input to the Resourcing objectives and vision for the business unit/line of service

  • Influencing and creating a vision for change by championing the delivery of change

    Commercial Acumen and Financial Management

  • Developing and driving solutions to improve profitability of clients and PwC

  • Using data and Management Information (MI), networking internally and externally to advise the business on resourcing options and solutions that help to drive growth and profitability

Candidate Description

  • Look for deployment opportunities and build strong trusting relationships across all lines of service

  • Conflict resolution and problem solving

  • Demonstrated experience in Deployment and Manpower Planning

  • Prioritisation and organisation skills

  • Excellent time management

  • Understand the commercial side of running a business

  • Coaching team members and supporting their development

    Knowledge and Skills:

  • Relationship Skills including communicating, influencing and Stakeholder Management

  • Developing and sustaining long term relationships with key stakeholders in the business, Resource Management and other operational areas

  • Communicate with impact using different communication styles

  • Delivering outcomes that build relationships by taking into account the different needs of multiple stakeholders; balancing the needs of individuals and those of the business

  • Resilient and self starter

  • Agile mindset and embrace change

  • Anticipating and recognising when conflict may occur and work to Resolve these through supporting and escalating if required,

  • Being a role model in the team

  • Has demonstrable experience in deployment within a true resource management environment

  • Demonstrate high resilience in a high paced challenging environment

  • Stakeholder relationship management

  • Experience in Professional Services industry (ideal)

  • Ability to multitask and know how to prioritise

  • Demonstrate they can work in a team environment

Employer Description

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture., About The Guardian Jobs Every person - and every organisation - is unique. We all have different goals at work. At Guardian Jobs, we bring together like-minded job seekers and employers to create a happier world of work for everyone. Your jobseeker account