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Resource Officer - London Audit

Charing Cross, Central London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Oct 27, 2021

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Full Time
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Newly qualified, Qualified, CIMA
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Line of ServiceInternal Firm ServicesIndustry/SectorNot ApplicableSpecialismIFS - Internal Firm Services - OtherManagement LevelSenior AssociateJob Description & SummaryA 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.To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.The RoleThis 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. An opportunity has arisen to join the London Audit Resource Management team as an Officer focusing primarily on External Audit. London Audit provides audit services to many of the UK's most successful non-financial sector corporates including delivering the audits of around 20 of the FTSE 100. As one of the largest of the UK Audit business units we are at the forefront and the source of many of the global networks initiatives offering our people unrivalled opportunities to contribute to the future of the business.Day to day deployment of staff to projects/assignments balancing the needs of the business with the needs of the individualEncouraging the take up of secondments and 'cycles of experience' to our peopleImproving agility by utilising people in our growth/strategic priority areas both within your immediate area and across the firm as a wholeProducing, using and analysing information to make resourcing decisions and recommendationsBuild relationships within the business unit and the wider resourcing function to enable greater effectiveness in providing solutions for resourcing demandsWho we're Looking forIn 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 toCommunicate effectively (written and verbal)Manage conflicting deadlines and prioritiesUnderstand and analyse information to support decision makingDeliver quality outputs whilst under pressureMulti-taskUse technology and established tools effectivelyRequirementsTechnical ExpertiseDeployment and Manpower PlanningMain point of contact for assigned portfolio, delivering the day to day deployment requirementsManaging resourcing conflicts and prioritiesUnderstand the implication of profitability, engagement, agility and retention goals and the impact on resourcing decisionsKnowledge and SkillsRelationship Skills including communicating and Influencing -Build relationships - with those being deployed as well as those requesting resourcesConsult and enquire with stakeholders to understand their needs and wants.Respond with empathy and understanding to enhance relationshipsTake an active role in resource management projects and initiativesStrategy and Change ManagementUnderstand the Business Unit, resource management firm-wide strategy and work to support theseUnderstand the pipeline opportunities to enable appropriate decisions about available resourcesStakeholder Management Build relationships with stakeholders to become a trusted advisor and point of contact on resourcing mattersActively manage expectations and escalate where necessaryCommercial Acumen and Financial ManagementUnderstand the financial implications of the resourcing decisions madeUnderstand the business unit needs and priorities for resourcingProduce and analyse detailed management information to make recommendations and decisionsTeam and Personal DevelopmentActively seek and identify opportunities for developmentGive and receive constructive feedback to improve performanceDraw on resources across the business unit and resource management as appropriateEducation (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)Degrees/Field of Study required:Degrees/Field of Study preferred:Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)Required SkillsOptional SkillsDesired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)Travel RequirementsNot SpecifiedAvailable for Work Visa Sponsorship?NoGovernment Clearance Required?NoJob Posting End Date
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