Northern Senior Resource Manager


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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 our people.


As a Senior Resource Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively assist in the resourcing of a portfolio of clients - ensuring sound commercial outcomes, managing deployment risk and aiding business transformation

  • Be involved in the financial management of internal clients

  • Develop project strategies to solve complex technical challenges for our internal clients

  • Manage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team

  • Shape and deliver projects to meet and exceed the expectations of our internal clients and our own quality criteria

  • Train, coach, and supervise team members

  • Continue to develop internal relationships and developing your PwC brand

About the team

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 the people and resourcing 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 has responsibility for our Northern Commercial Audit practice with responsibility for c.750 audit professionals who are based across our offices in Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Belfast. The role is based in either of our Leeds, Manchester, Edinburgh or Glasgow offices and you will be responsible for a team of 7 direct reports. You will have strategic oversight of the deployment of our Commercial Audit professional staff with a wide variety of skill sets. You will work closely with the business unit Senior Operations Leadership team and the Partners within the business unit leadership team.

About the role

The key responsibilities of this role:

  • Manage the team by optimising headcount, manage/oversee joiners, leavers and secondments, increasing utilisation and positively influencing the impact on employee engagement and development

  • Be proactive in relation to the supply and demand challenges and opportunities of deployment

  • Utilise data analytics to bring insight for your business unit by identifying trends and key risks

  • Engage with a wide range of stakeholders to understand their priorities and develop strategies for execution by your team

  • Work in close partnership with other key functions to ensure you are delivering in line with the firm’s wider strategy

  • Promote the use of key resourcing systems to enable effective and efficient resourcing

  • Share knowledge and best practice with your teams to upskill and provide the best possible service to the firm

  • Coach and develop members of your team and lead by example

  • Play an active part in the Wider Resourcing Leadership team to support the firm's overall People and Resourcing strategy

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