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 a Resourcing Officer, you will support the Business Unit (BU) leadership 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. An opportunity has arisen to join our Risk Assurance Resource Management team for our national Tech Risk Business Unit.
Day to day deployment of staff to projects/assignments balancing the needs of the business with the needs of the individual
Encouraging the take up of secondments and 'cycles of experience' to our people
Improving agility by utilising people in our growth/strategic priority areas both within your immediate area and across the firm as a whole
Producing, using and analysing information to make resourcing decisions and recommendations
Who we're looking for
In order for us to meet the future challenges of the Resource Management function, we want to attract candidates from varying backgrounds and industries that can demonstrate their ability to:
Communicate effectively (written and verbal)
Manage conflicting deadlines and priorities
Understand and analyse information to support decision making
Deliver quality outputs whilst under pressure
Use technology and established tools effectively
Technical Expertise - Deployment and Manpower Planning:
Main point of contact for assigned portfolio, delivering the day to day deployment requirements
Managing resourcing conflicts and priorities
Understand the implication of profitability, engagement, agility and retention goals and the impact on resourcing decisions
Knowledge and skills
Relationship Skills including Communicating and Influencing:
Build relationships – with those being deployed as well as those requesting resources
Consult and enquire with stakeholders to understand their needs and wants.
Respond with empathy and understanding to enhance relationships
Take an active role in resource management projects and initiatives
Strategy and Change Management:
Understand the Business Unit, resource management firm-wide strategy and work to support these
Understand the pipeline opportunities to enable appropriate decisions about available resources
Build relationships with stakeholders to become a trusted advisor and point of contact on resourcing matters
Actively manage expectations and escalate where necessary
Commercial Acumen and Financial Management:
Understand the financial implications of the resourcing decisions made
Understand the business unit needs and priorities for resourcing
Produce and analyse detailed management information to make recommendations and decisions
Team and Personal Development:
Actively seek and identify opportunities for development
Give and receive constructive feedback to improve performance
Draw on resources across the business unit and resource management as appropriate
Not the role for you?
Did you know PwC offer flexible contract arrangements as well as contingent work ( ie temporary or day rate contracting)?
The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.
We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.