Staffing and Utilisation Business Partner

West End, England
£50000 - £52000 per annum
11 Jun 2021
09 Jul 2021
Sarah Alexander
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a current opportunity for a Staffing and Utilisation Business Partner on a permanent basis. The role sits with the Resource Management team of an innovative specialist management consultancy.


  • Coordination and maintenance of business resource planning tools
  • Resource utilisation forecasting for a nominated industry sector and providing input into the centralised cross-sector utilisation reporting
  • Provide qualitative considerations on current utilisation and future trends.
  • Building relationships with BU leadership to support resource management decisions
  • Organising and chariring weekly resource management/staffing calls and follow-up
  • Liaises with the staffing leads to understand current resource allocation and bench situation
  • Supporting staffing leads to find demand for unassigned resources during periods of lower demand and identifying additional resource pools during periods of increased demand.
  • Engaging with other resource management business partners to obtain a company-wide view on supply and demand
  • Identify potential future peaks or troughs in demand based on utilisation forecasts
  • Work with Associate Management function to engage Associates and to set up agreements and Schedule of Services
  • Facilitate the Associate onboarding process with the project manager


  • Able to hit the ground running with regard to their understanding of business planning tools, monitoring and analysis of resource management within a similar professional services/management consulting environment.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of change
  • Able to navigate a degree of ambiguity.
  • Keen to collaborate with others
  • Focussed on problem-solving - able to recognise how issues and challenges have come about, but more interested in solving them than admiring the problem.
  • Experience of developing or streamlining processes and tools to support Resource Management framework
  • Experience and knowledge of using Microsoft Excel and ability to interpret, enhance and optimise MI reporting conducted via multiple excel spreadsheets
  • Ability to research, analyse and present information with a high level of attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and organisational abilities

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