Resource Deployment Consultant


  • £35000 - £39000 per annum
  • London
  • Posted: 19/07/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387141900

Job Details

“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” Michael Jordan.

Sheridan Maine are delighted to be working with a global organisation to recruit a confident and resilient individual with commercial resourcing experience into its internal recruitment team.

The purpose of this role is to:
• Use knowledge of clients and their capability requirements combined with an understanding of skills and career aspirations of individuals to make resourcing decisions
• Manage the bench/capacity and identify creative opportunities to optimise productivity and profitability for department
• Act as the first point of contact for resourcing conflicts and issues
• Manage Resourcing performance, ensuring the department are achieving key KPIs
• Directly Line Manage a junior member of staff and their Resourcing portfolio
• Chair team meetings with Team Leads to ensure optimum utilisation of their respective teams
• Lead on significant SSL Resourcing initiatives
• Lead Resourcing and Operations meetings; partnering with the Senior Operations Manager to ensure a continued high delivery of all operational requirements
• Manage the weekly Forecasting for the Competency, delivering an update to managers on a weekly basis
• Co-Lead regular meetings with Partners discussing their teams and topics

Your responsibilities include:
• Analyses and takes actions on SSL resourcing performance to Resource Deployment Manager
• Weekly review of prior week performance using CoE analytics
• Share SSL business performance and discuss trends, interventions and actions to improve results with your SL Resource Deployment Manager to inform Strategic Resource Lead and SL Leadership
• Track productivity targets with SSL teams to drive performance
• Champion Retain accuracy and delegation to offshore team
• Manage demand and supply
• Ensure optimal demand and supply management for resource deployment within a SSL
• Manage shortages and complexities from demand requests
• Source wider resourcing solutions to address fungible shortages and capacity
• Manage day to day resourcing escalations and issues
• Challenge the commercial drivers of the resourcing decisions
• Influencing near and offshoring resource solutions to engagement teams
• Implement supply initiatives
• Regular review of resource allocation
• Regular stakeholder engagement
• Understand skills landscape and escalate skill shortages/excess to Resource Deployment Manager
• Understanding SSL pipeline and reflecting probability
• Work with Resource Deployment Manager/Lead on key accounts to understand future resourcing
• Deliver Experience Management
• Understand client handler skills and career aspirations
• Ensuring underperformers are given access to appropriate experiences
• Manage the rotation of resourcing e.g. SL rotation schemes
• Provide a Resource Management induction to all technical new joiners
• Create an Exceptional Team
• Participate in Resource Management team meetings, performance development requirements and training to develop the function
• Buddy for new joiners

What you will need to be great for this role:
• Ability to demonstrate business insight to make effective resourcing decisions e.g. right capabilities, skills mix, logistics to optimise performance of productivity and profitability
• Ability to think quickly, work under pressure to meet competing demands
• Strong stakeholder management

You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within five days please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

If you’re passionate about this position or are keen to hear more, please click on “apply” above as soon as possible.


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