Resource Manager

Michael Page Human Resources
City of London, England
£40000 - £55000 per annum
Closing date
11 Nov 2021

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The Resource Manager manages all aspects of resourcing to achieve business goals, whilst balancing client project requirements and career aspirations of each team member. This role requires a proactive self-starter who can analyse data to inform key decisions around overall capacity, hiring and succession planning, improve processes and be a support function for the team alongside HR.

Client Details

Fun and Dynamic Environment

Close knit Team

Very supportive


● Collaborate with senior stakeholders to deliver resourcing and strategic requirements

● Operate a commercial mind-set and use business knowledge to find the right balance between business vs. team needs ● Support teams across multiple locations and time zones, allocating work fairly and consistently

● Utilise current tools to forecast and track project data to inform capacity including; upcoming projects, project closes, holiday cover and provide reports to Practice Leads.

● Understand your internal clients; be a trusted advisor who provides neutral and pragmatic advice around resource management

● Proactively liaise with team to understand requirements, have a pulse for team sentiment and report back to key stakeholders

● Coach and support the teams on their capacity requirements and/ or concerns

● Identify opportunities for further team training and development

● Use a data-driven approach to problem solving and providing solutions to difficult resourcing requirements

● Develop scalable tools and processes and continuously seek to improve them

● Respond to resourcing requests within 24 hours and update appropriate systems and trackers


● Prior experience in a resource management or workforce planning role required

● Prior experience in a professional services firm or similar preferred

● Motivated by data-driven processes that have a positive impact on business growth and performance

● Innovative thinker; comfortable with change

● Ability to handle competing demands calmly

● Comfortable with challenge; resilient to push-back; good conflict resolution skills

● Excellent problem-solver; exercises good judgement on when to escalate issues

● High EQ, ability to understand and lean into differing emotions

● Highly organised and efficient worker

● Excellent time-management with the ability to work to tight deadlines

● Attentive listener ● Trusted advisor, proficient collaborator and positive attitude

● Proactive and results orientated

● Analytical and proficient with data; experience with Excel

● Willing to take initiative and work independently

Job Offer

Competitive Salary

Hybrid working


Michael Page Human Resources is acknowledged as one of the leading recruitment companies for human resources with over 30 years of recruitment expertise and a team of specialist consultants based in offices nationwide.  If you’re looking for permanent or temporary job opportunities in human resources, let us use our extensive network and strong relationships to help you find you the next step in your career.

Michael Page Human Resources recruit HR roles nationwide, ranging from HR Administrator to Global HR Director and also within the specialist areas of HR including Learning & Development, Recruitment, Reward, and Talent.

We offer vacancies across executive, director, manager and junior levels with many of the UK’s leading companies. Our teams have specialist consultants that focus on permanent, interim and contract opportunities. Find out more about our consultants here.

To get started browse for human resources jobs or contact one of our offices directly to find out how our expertise could make a difference to your HR recruitment process.

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