Resource Officer Tech Risk

  • PwC
  • Manchester, UK
  • Jan 29, 2020
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Description

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

  • Build relationships within the business unit and the wider resourcing function to enable greater effectiveness in providing solutions for resourcing demands

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

  • Multi-task

  • Use technology and established tools effectively

Requirements

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

Stakeholder Management:

  • 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.

Diversity

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.

Experience level of the applicant we want

Some work experience, Graduate