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Resource and Deployment manager

Resource Management Permanent contract United Kingdom England

Job Description

The key responsibilities of this role

·       Targeted with driving utilisation of resources in line with company policy and business          plan

·       Work with business units to build and maintain the capability matrix for the UK                    business

·       Work with the management team, business units, HR and Recruitment to establish              the strategy for capability development

·       Drive medium and longer term workforce planning of the business unit

·       Positively influence the financial management of clients through staffing decisions

·       Providing insight to business leadership on forecast financial results and levels of                utilisation

·       Be actively involved in staffing business development activities

·       Contribute to the development of your own technical acumen

·       Product manage the resourcing framework / platform

·       Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges

·       Assist in the management and delivery of projects            

·       Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues

·       Develop internal relationships in the UK and with Centres of Excellence

·       Manage the team by optimising headcount, manage/oversee joiners, leavers and                secondments, increasing utilisation and being aware of the impact on employee                  engagement

·       Delivering the manpower and resourcing plan by having a deep understanding of the          business unit growth plans and headcount required to support these; balancing these         with the needs of the individual

·       Conducting regular portfolio reviews to ensure maximum utilisation, fit with the                    existing and desired skills of individuals, development and fair allocation of work for            each individual

·       Interpret and analyse management information to provide trends, make connections            and spot opportunities to improve profitability

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

·       Engage and promote the use of key resourcing systems and emerging technologies

Who we’re looking for:

Technical Expertise

·       Deployment and manpower planning with experience of working in a deals based                environment

·       Experience of managing a business unit where staff are geographically dispersed                across the UK

·       Experience in managing resource pools which are a mix of on roll and contractors

·       Influence and drive the mobility agenda in the business unit

·       Look for deployment opportunities and build relationships across all lines of service

·       Managing people and their development

·       Conflict resolution

·       Project management and organisation skills

Knowledge and Skills

·       Relationship skills including communicating and influencing

·       Developing and sustaining long term relationships with key stakeholders in the                    business, Resource Management and other operational areas

·       Communicate with impact using different communication styles

Strategy and Change Management

·       Understand the UK and firm-wide strategy, business and resource management                  strategy and know how to apply it. Input to the resourcing objectives and vision for              the business unit/line of service

·       Influencing and creating a vision for change by championing the delivery of change

·       Stakeholder management

·       Delivering outcomes that build relationships by taking into account the different                    needs  of multiple stakeholders; balancing the needs of individuals and those of the            business

·       Anticipating and recognising when conflict may occur and work to resolve these                  through supporting and escalating if required

Commercial Acumen and Financial Management

·       Developing and driving solutions to improve profitability of clients and Devoteam

·       Using data and Management Information (MI), networking internally and externally to          advise the business on resourcing options and solutions that help to drive growth and          profitability

Team and Personal Development

·       Developing yourself by seeking opportunities that stretch and challenge

·       Coaching and developing others in the business by providing quality, real time                    feedback

·       Participating in the recruitment process to ensure that new team members are                    aligned to the new ways of working

A career in Resourcing and Deployment will provide you with the opportunity to work across the UK business, helping us to be more agile in our market and 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.


Company Description

Who are we?
At Devoteam, we deliver innovative technology consulting for business.

As a pure player for Digital Transformation of large organisations across EMEA, our 7,200+ professionals are dedicated to ensuring our clients win their digital battles. With a unique transformation DNA, we connect business and technology.

Present in 18 countries in Europe and the Middle East, and drawing on more than 20 years of experience, we shape Technology for People, so it creates value for our clients, for our partners and for our employees.

What we do?
Through Scale! Our 2020 strategic 2020 plan, Devoteam is engaged in a value growth strategy based on our pure player position for digital transformation of Large Organisation across EMEA.

To deploy our digital, agile and cloud platform strategies, as well as to respond to the needs of a new generation CIO’s, we have defined portfolio based on 7 offer which will allow us to address any issues our clients might encounter during their digital transformation.