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Assistant Resource Manager

Job Description

Job Title: Assistant Resource Manager

Locations: London E20

Contract Type: 6 months temporary

Work Pattern: Monday-Friday 35 hours per week

Start Date: ASAP

The Role Summary

We are recruiting for an Assistant Resource Manager to join their Resourcing & Capability Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for day-to-day resource management processes, with a focus on supporting the contracting process in line with governance to support business requirements. The role also includes supporting headcount forecasting and controls; approval and implementation of requested HR changes and supporting senior stakeholders with the use of SmartCore to ensure records of current staff allocation are maintained.

Your key duties within the role will include:

  • Support and maintain a strategic workforce plan for relevant business unit to forecast demand and supply requirements for the short, medium and longer term
  • Assist in the coordination of resourcing plans with other resource managers to ensure the effective utilisation of labour and skills across the Engineering Directorate
  • Assist in the identification of trends in workforce composition, liaising with HR Business Partners to develop action plans to mitigate any risks to the delivery of services
  • Monitor metrics and key performance indicators in collaboration with the Analytics & Information Manager to enable the continuous improvement of resource management capability
  • Support the development of discipline-specific training needs analysis and associated development plan on behalf of the relevant Profession Head
  • Support the management of all associated SAP records and change approvals for own area
  • Support the management of all staff competency records to ensure compliance with the needs of the company Engineering Governance and external regulatory requirements
  • Act as a SAP Gatekeeper for the appropriate delivery area, managing organisation structure changes and maintaining accurate and consistent organisation charts
  • Administer the recruitment process on behalf of Engineering, providing progress updates to managers

Key requirements

  • Demonstrable experience of resource management and planning in a matrix environment
  • Experience of administering staff recruitment processes
  • Experience of using Visio for creation of org charts
  • Experience of using Excel for recording, running queries and reporting of information
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • SAP experience
  • Ability to understand and read contracts
  • Cost management experience
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with a proactive approach
  • Attention to detail and ability to work with figures and spreadsheets

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please send your CV now for consideration.

If you require any additional information regarding the position, please call Lewis at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 966 or send an E-Mail to