Resource and Workforce Deployment Manager
Who we are looking for
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.
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.