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Job description

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.

As a team, we maximise resource sharing and enable the delivery of PwC to our clients through line of service and cross line of service staffing, forecasting, utilisation, and workload balance while considering development and diversity initiatives.
Responsibilities
As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers who have extensive risk and compliance experience specialising in controls and testing across Audit and Risk Assurance clients. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to
  • Proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and above
  • Train and lead staff
  • Establish effective working relationships directly with client facing teams
  • Work as part of a team
  • Contribute to the development of your own and contribute to the team's technical acumen
  • Be well connected with the wider RM Network to identify opportunities on how Operate can support wider XLoS engagements
  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

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.

As a Resourcing Officer, you will support the Operate Business Unit and play a pivotal role in delivering operational excellence. Working as part of a high performing team, this role would suit a commercially minded problem solver. This is a people focused role, founded on establishing effective working relationships with all key stakeholders across the business. The role will be based in Northern Ireland.
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
  • Work effectively as part of a team
  • Use technology and established tools effectively

Priority tasks include
  • Day to day deployment of staff to projects/assignments balancing the commercial needs of the business with the wishes of the individual
  • Analysis and presentation of information and insight to advise the business
  • Build strong lasting relationships within the Operate business unit and the wider resourcing function to build knowledge and enable greater effectiveness in providing solutions for resourcing demands
  • Being prepared to adopt to new methodologies and ways of working
  • Working collaboratively in a cohesive team environment to deliver your objectives
  • Improving agility by utilising people within your immediate area and across the firm as a whole, encouraging fair work allocation

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 and when required
Job Sector
Human Resources
Job Position
Recruitment & Resourcing
City/Town
Belfast
Address
Belfast, UK Show on map
Location
Northern Ireland
Post date
Closing date

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