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Resource Manager

Posted: 6 Apr 2021 Closes: 6 May 2021
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_47660BR

About the Resourcing Team

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 Development Opportunities 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.

Supporting the CMAS team

The Resource Manager role sits in the Capital Markets, Accounting Advisory and Structuring Services (CMAS) business unit within the Risk line of service.

CMAS supports our clients through moments of exceptional change. Whether that is through growth; capital and debt raising; divestitures, stress, and change. We help clients find solutions for their capital markets, accounting & reporting and treasury & commodity related issues. It's a great place to work for those who are looking for an exciting new challenge in PwC and who enjoy working with varied and interesting clients both in transactions and in managing certain aspects of their key risks.

No two projects are alike within CMAS, but they offer the opportunity to work with interesting clients on iconic transactions or important client issues that are key to PwC.

In CMAS, we work with our clients on IPOs; Mergers & Acquisitions; Divestments; Debt raising; Corporate Structuring; Technical Accounting and implementation of new accounting standards, and increasingly with Digital Finance Transformation & Enhancement activities. We also advise clients on all aspects of their Treasury and Commodity activities, from risk strategies and policies, accounting, controls and processes through Operating Model to the use of technology to effect change. Our clients are both audit and non-audit clients based both in the UK and overseas.

Role Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of this role:
  • Working in a fast paced and changing deals in Risk environment. Optimising distribution of workload and deployment of staff, maximising profitability and chargeable hours, managing and overseeing joiners, leavers and secondments, while balancing the impact on employee engagement.
  • Delivering the workforce, resourcing and people strategies by having a deep understanding of vastly different proposition areas, market growth plans and headcount required to support these; balancing these with the needs of the individual.
  • Promoting the use of key resourcing systems to enable effective and efficient resourcing, driving continuous process improvement and the introduction and adoption of new resourcing technologies
  • Engage with, and promote the use of, technology in Resource Management, identifying opportunities to launch new products and embed the use of current technologies.
  • Managing key stakeholder relationships and acting as a sounding board and trusted advisor on resourcing/deployment matters, sharing best practice and advice on people deployment issues
  • Interpret and analyse Management Information (MI) to provide insight, make connections and spot opportunities to improve profitability and engagement.
  • Share knowledge and best practice and network with your colleagues across the business and Resource Management Function
  • Leading on the Fair Work Access and Allocation programme and the people strategy for your Proposition and Risk overall.
  • Coaching, leadership and support of the Resourcing Officer within the team.
Essential skills and experience
  • Experience in deployment at senior levels and Workforce Planning
  • Strong relationship building skills with staff and stakeholders in the business unit as well as other operational areas such as Ops, HC, Recruitment, L&D and Finance
  • Effective challenge and influencing skills to becoming a trusted advisor to the business
  • Comfortable challenging senior stakeholders ensure FWAA objectives are being met
  • Ability to think creatively when resourcing projects and to provide innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Comfortable handling complex data and new technology to support resourcing decision making
  • Ability to flex resourcing style across various propositions with varying levels of demand
  • Confident change agent - experience in proactively managing and delivering change and projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Active approach to team and personal development, seeking opportunities for further development for self and others and comfortable coaching and developing junior staff.

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