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Resource Manager

Posted: 8 Jun 2021 Closes: 9 Jul 2021
Belfast Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_208943WD

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.

OneRM require a Resource Manager based in Belfast to join a growing resource management team that supports Operate, PwC's execution and managed service business across the UK. Operate has over 2000 staff based across all of the UK specialising in areas including but not limited to financial crime, customer management, project and change delivery, technology, accounting and regulatory compliance. As a Resource Manager, you will be assigned a portfolio to manage the resourcing process for our client facing teams which involves staffing and deployment of resource, career development and fair work access for Operate staff and manpower/capacity planning for the business unit.

Who we're looking for

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
  • 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
  • Engage and promote the use of key resourcing systems including TalentLink, Finder, Headcount Tracker, Demand Management Tracker, Capacity Dashboards, Opportunities Boards to enable effective resourcing.
  • Work closely with the wider OneRM resourcing network to spot opportunities for deployment of staff and contribute to wider projects to support the Resource Management function
Essential criteria
  • Deployment and manpower planning
  • Relationship Skills including communicating and Influencing
  • Strategy and Change Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Commercial Acumen and Financial Management
  • Team and Personal Development

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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