Resource Coordinator

PA Consulting Group

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Firm: PA Consulting Group

Location: London

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Benefits: Competive

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Please note: We're all currently working remotely due to Covid-19. We hope to be back in the office in the new year.

The overall responsibility of Resourcing is to manage the efficient deployment of the business unit’s consultants. The Resource Coordinator provides resourcing and administrative support to Resource Managers as they suggest and place consultants on assignments, considering their skills, capability, availability, circumstances, and personal development while balancing the client and the business unit’s needs.

This is a central role within our firm that involves regular contact with the business unit’s management team, the consultants and Partners, the wider Resourcing team, and Corporate functions (HR, Finance). The environment is dynamic and ever-changing, moving at the pace of our clients’ needs.

The role requires someone who understands the sense of urgency that is synonymous with consulting. This is a fast-paced role where consultants are highly utilised and may frequently work on multiple projects in client driven, results oriented environment. The pressure is high to resolve resourcing demands quickly, find creative solutions and make autonomous decisions.

  • Conducting resource skills searches and issuing requests across the business which can be global
  • Issuing and responding to resource requests, internal to and external of business unit
  • Supporting the scope, the rollout and implementation of firm wide resource initiatives e.g. refreshing the Skills Profile, new CV template, MyTime, Forecast Time
  • Championing of resource management policies and processes with the practice/group
  • Monitoring utilisation
  • Ensure forecast time is updated on time and accurately
  • Ensuring the forecast availability data is accurate
  • Ensure CVs, Pen Pics, Skills Profile or Consultant Directory are up-to-date
  • Ensure the resource request tracker is up to date and well-advertised
  • Monitor vetting across the group
  • Conducting new joiner inductions, resourcing briefings and introductions.
  • Ensuring the new arrivals have a clear understanding of the role of Resourcing and the requirements on them to support Resourcing

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What we're looking for

Relationship building

  • Ability to develop strong, trusted relationships with the business unit management team (Partners, Directors and MCs)

Personal attributes:

  • Being a confident communicator and an effective listener
  • Good at establishing rapport with others
  • Handle changing priorities positively and constructively
  • Manage own time effectively and stay focused and organised under pressure
  • Enjoy working as part of a team but also confident working independently
  • Resilient

Knowledge and skills:

  • Have a good knowledge of relevant IT and business systems and processes
  • Contribute ideas to improve work processes
  • Ideally we are seeking individuals who have operated in a resourcing, project management or administrative role previously

Our business support team is critical to our company's success and the delivery of our ambitions. Our support functions consist of Marketing, HR, Finance, Company Secretariat, Operations and Administration, Information Services and Group Systems. Each business support team delivers exceptional value to both internal and external clients through innovative solutions to business needs.

Benefits
  • Private medical insurance
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days
  • Company pension scheme 
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • Life and Income protection insurance
  • Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)
  • Additional optional benefits (Dental, critical illness, spouse/partner life assurance)
About us

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 3,200 specialists in consumer, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government, health and life sciences, manufacturing, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Europe, and the Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Inclusion & Diversity

We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PA’s goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

We welcome international applications, but we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights.

Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us on recruitmentenquiries@paconsulting.com

Job information

Firm: PA Consulting Group

Location: London

Education:

Benefits: Competive

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