Role details

Resource Manager

London   •   £50,000 - £60,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • A brand new opportunity to join a leading firm in Professional Services
  • Must have experience within resourcing

About Our Client

My client are a global consultancy practice

Job Description

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

  • 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

About the role 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 business and people strategy. The 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 and will have 1 direct report. You will have strategic oversight of the deployment for c.200 risk assurance staff across Banking & Capital Market clients.. 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
  • Support the Senior Resource Manager/ Team Leader with recruitment interviews and inducting new staff

The Successful Applicant

Requirements: Technical Expertise: Deployment and Manpower Planning

  • First escalation point for issues that are difficult to resolve by the team of Officers
  • Influence and drive the mobility agenda in the business unit
  • Look for deployment opportunities and build relationships across all lines of service
  • Managing people and their development
  • Conflict resolution
  • Project management and organisation skills

Knowledge and Skills: Relationship Skills including communicating and Influencing -

  • 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
  • Strategy and Change Management
  • 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

Stakeholder Management

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

Commercial Acumen and Financial Management

  • Developing and driving solutions to improve profitability of clients
  • 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

Team and Personal Development

  • Developing yourself and the team by seeking opportunities that stretch and challenge
  • Coaching and developing others in the team by providing quality, real time feedback

Participating in the recruitment process to ensure that new team members are aligned to the new ways of working

What's on Offer

£50,000 - £55,000

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