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Resource and Workforce Deployment Manager

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Internal Firm Services
Internal Firm Services - Human Resources
Human resources
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Who we are looking for
To enable us to deliver our strategy, we are hiring top talent with proven workforce deployment/planning experience to act as a trusted adviser to the business:
  • Delivering business outcomes in a fast paced and changing environment

  • Resilient in negotiating with senior stakeholders to deliver Workforce Planning and strategic requirements

  • Using a commercial mind-set and business acumen, including the use of Management Information to inform decision making

  • Liaising, influencing and challenging effectively to build relationships at all levels and with multiple stakeholders

  • Coaching and supporting junior Workforce Planning team members.

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.

This role will be based in London within the Deals Advisory business:

Our Deals business helps organisations execute successful deals and create value through mergers, acquisitions, disposals and restructuring. Deals are an opportunity – for faster growth, stronger capabilities and dramatic transformation. This role is pivotal to ensuring the right client handlers are deployed at the right time in the right place to deliver to our clients. This is a dynamic and fast paced environment where responsiveness is essential. Resilience and flexibility are key criteria to being successful in this role.

Key responsibilities
  • Delivering the manpower and Workforce Planning plan by having a deep understanding of portfolio growth plans, skills and headcount required to support these; balancing these with the needs of the individual

  • Conducting regular portfolio reviews to ensure fair allocation of work for each individual and that this meets broader talent development objectives

  • Interpret and Analyse Management Information (MI) to provide trends, make connections and spot opportunities to improve utilisation and profitability

  • Share knowledge, best practice and network with your colleagues across the business and Resource Management Function

  • Engage and promote the use of key Workforce Planning systems internally within PWC.

  • Manage junior team members and peers within a team including delegation of tasks, feed back and performance management.

  • Proven track record of resource deployment using formal tools and established RM function in a professional capacity.

  • Strong understanding of the commercial side of running a business particularly utilisation, headcount, and other key business performance indicators.

  • Strong excel and high quality examples of MI undertaken to demonstrate insight, and appropriate actions needed on a regular basis.


Internal firm services

In order to deliver a first-class service to our clients, we need first-class support internally. Internal firm services is a network of specialist support professionals and includes marketing, recruitment, human capital, finance, technology, learning and development, procurement, to name but a few. Each team plays a vital role in making sure we have all the right resources, services and technology across our business.

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.

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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.

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