Job Description

£13 - £15/hour

Resource Officer

Resource OfficerJob type: full time, contractContract length: 3 monthsLocation: LondonSalary: £ 13-15/hrStart date: ASAPOne of the big 4 consultancies in London are seeking a Resource Officer to join their team.As a Resourcing Officer, you’ll support Resource Management across a number of Business Units (BUs) and play an important role in the implementation and delivery of RM services to provide operational excellence. This is a people focused role, founded on establishing effective working relationships with all key stakeholders across the business. The role will be based in the Embankment Place office in London.Priority tasks include:
* Day to day deployment of staff to projects/assignments balancing the needs of the business with the needs of the individual
* Validate and challenge accuracy of scheduling both retrospectively (variances between forecast and actual) and for future availability forecasts by team or individual. Reflect changing schedules on system in a timely and accurate manner.
* Produce Management Information (MI) for the RM leadership and use this to make informed resourcing decisions and recommendations to the BU.
* Build strong relationships within the BUs and the wider resourcing function to enable greater effectiveness in providing solutions for resourcing demands
* Build relationships with stakeholders and become the point of contact and trusted advisor for resourcing
* Improve agility by utilising people within your immediate area and across the firm as a whole, encouraging ‘cycles of experience’ to our peopleTechnical expertise:
* Manage all the day to day deployment requirements
* Become a subject matter expert with resourcing systems keeping records up to date and accurate at all times
* Proactively manage resourcing conflicts and priorities
* Develop a strong understanding of how profitability, agility and retention are affected by resourcing decisions
* Demonstrate an ability to use MI to support decision makingKnowledge & skills required:
* Demonstrable experience of workforce planning, resourcing, recruitment or project management experience within a professional environment
* Evidence of well refined communication skills
* An ability to cultivate and maintain strong relationships with an ability to communicate and negotiate across all levels of the business
* Able to plan prioritise, multi task and manage a significant workload under pressure
* Must be comfortable and confident with systems – Microsoft Office (particularly Excel)
* Knowledge of manpower planning systems would be advantageous but not essential