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Resource Manager - Centre of Excellence

Posted: 18 Jun 2021 Closes: 19 Jul 2021
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_224664WD

About PwC

Resource Management (RM) at PwC provides the right people for the right jobs, at the right time, in the right places - building client teams with a commercial mindset to deliver quality solutions. We work collaboratively with the business to deliver deployment solutions as well as play a key role in the delivery of our people priorities including Fair Work Access, Diversity & Inclusion, Talent Development, Engagement and providing Career Enhancing Experiences for our people.

It's an exciting time to be in Resource Management as transformation is starting to shape the workforce of the future with us playing a pivotal role to drive this forward.

An opportunity has arisen to join the Distributed Delivery Model (DDM) Resource Management Team as a Resource Manager, focussing primarily on PwC's Centre of Excellence. At PwC we are building an operating model where we'll improve quality, deliver outstanding value to our clients, and create a better experience for our people - the Centre of Excellence is a fundamental cornerstone to deliver this. We are currently recruiting for this position in the Regions, but as this role is a National one, some travel would be expected.

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 with recruitment interviews and inducting new staff and line manage a small group of Resource Officers

Essential Skills and Experience

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

• Delivering business outcomes in a fast paced and changing environments

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

• Negotiating with senior stakeholders to deliver resourcing and strategic requirements

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

• Developing and driving solutions to improve profitability of clients and the wider organisation

• Using data and Management Information (MI) to advise the business on options and solutions to drive growth and profitability.

• 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

• Developing yourself and the team by seeking opportunities that stretch and challenge

• 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

• Involvement in recruiting and retaining team members

Not the role for you?

Did you know PwC offer flexible contract arrangements as well as contingent work (ie temporary or day rate contracting)?
The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, 'The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.

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.
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