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Resourcing Manager

Posted: 8 Jun 2021 Closes: 9 Jul 2021
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_214163WD-int

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.

Deployment and Manpower Planning

Influence and drive the mobility agenda in the business unit

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

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

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

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

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
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