Senior Resource Manager - Audit & Risk Assurance

A career in Resourcing and Deployment, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to work in cross line of service staffing helping our network be even more agile in the ever evolving markets we work with, providing the right people on the right projects at the right time. You’ll focus on ensuring that resources of suitable skills and calibre are available for tasks and activities as required as well as managing the education, planning, and skills enhancement associated with resources.

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 the commercial and people strategy.

To support the creation of our two new lines of service, we have an opportunity for a senior manager, reporting to the Assurance Team Leader with no direct reports, who will contribute to operational excellence, project activity and transition activity across Audit and Risk Assurance Resourcing.

The role can be based from anywhere in the UK and the key responsibilities and key attributes of the role are below

Key responsibilities

Operational excellence

  • Drive future deployment priorities between the business units and LoS, ensuring an optimal outcome for the LoS as a whole.

  • Provide support and challenge to the business units to achieve business priorities in a collaborative and fair way.

  • Act as an escalation point for the BU RM teams when managing their resourcing outlooks/ conflicts.

  • Understand, mitigate risks and execute LoS priorities around future deployment, headcount levels and mobility.

  • Owns resourcing activities within the national and global parts of each LoS (excluding DDM).

  • Provides LoS wide insight to drive appropriate business decisions in the LoS

Project activity

  • Oversee the programme of LoS resourcing projects ensuring that clear deliverables and milestones are in place with benefits and risks monitored.

  • Support the RM Team Leader managing commercial, regulatory, people experience activities during business transformation

Transition activity

  • Owns the portfolio of transition activities across the LoS - ensuring successful and timely delivery of transition project activity in a coordinated and timely way.

  • Provides support to the RM team through this transition period.

Key attributes we are looking for include:
Technical Expertise:
  • Deployment and Manpower Planning

  • Monitoring progress regularly against goals and objectives

  • Providing a strategic focus on deployment and workforce utilisation

  • Driving change and project management initiatives

Knowledge and Skills
  • Relationship Skills including communicating and Influencing

  • Develop and sustain long term relationships with key stakeholders

  • Promote One RM as an integral partner, driving the success of the business

Strategy and Change Management
  • Shaping and driving the firm’s agenda in One RM

  • Demonstrating agile thinking and innovative problem solving

  • Leading on the identification, design and implementation of change, managing risks and working with stakeholders to drive initiatives in line with strategy

Stakeholder Management
  • Anticipating the issues and concerns of the stakeholders and providing strategic advice and support

  • Providing long term and sustainable solutions to the business

Commercial Acumen and Financial Management
  • Asking the big questions of the business and looking more broadly for solutions across lines of service and

  • Removing obstacles to create opportunities to help deliver our strategic objectives

  • Utilising information effectively to lead organizational thinking

  • Challenging, sharing and connecting across the business

  • Monitoring trends and developments and sharing this among the team and peers

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