This role will be based in London and is being offered as a 12 month secondmentAbout the TeamResource 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 mindsets 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.Our B&CM business unit spans across the UK with the substantial part of the business unit based in London, Birmingham, Milton Keynes, Manchester and Leeds.About the RoleThe Resource Manager for B&CM will be responsible for managing the people teams within their business area to ensure staff are being utilised in a way that helps individuals meet their career goals whilst ensuring our teams are able to deliver client work to a high standard. You will have a small number of direct reports – between 1 and 3 people.As a Resource Manager within our team you’ll have the ability to deal with a wide range of stakeholders whilst dealing with complex issues and changing situations.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
Engage and promote the use of key resourcing systems including demand management, optimisation and forecasting tool
The role will involve some travel throughout the UK on an infrequent basis.
Essential Skills and ExperienceTo 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 environment
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
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