About the role
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.
As part of the Consulting Resource Management team you will report into a Cluster Resourcing Leader, you will have 1 direct report and will have oversight of the deployment of Strategy Consultants across the Consulting line of service.
The role is based in our PWC More London Riverside office, close to London Bridge train station.
The key responsibilities of this role include:
To increase the utilisation of the resources you manage whilst being aware of the impact on employee engagement
To ensure spikes in supply and demand are expertly managed
Conducting regular portfolio reviews to ensure maximum utilisation, development and fair allocation of work for each individual
Delivering the manpower and resourcing plan by having a deep understanding of portfolio growth plans and headcount required to deliver these; balancing these with the needs of the 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/ Team Leader with recruitment interviews and inducting new staff
Engage and promote the use of key resourcing systems including Talentlink and S&D to enable effective resourcing.
Essential skills and experience
Deployment and Manpower Planning
Experience of resourcing "Strategy" skills sets would be beneficial.
First escalation point for issues that are difficult to resolve by the team of Officers
Influence and drive the fair allocation of work and diversity agenda in the business unit
Look for deployment opportunities and build relationships across all lines of service
Managing people and their development
Project management and organisation skills
Knowledge and Skills
Relationship Skills including communicating and Influencing
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
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
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
Anticipating and recognising when conflict may occur and work to resolve these through supporting and escalating if required
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
Participating in the recruitment process to ensure that new team members are aligned to the new was of working