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Resource Management Consultant

Date:  27-Aug-2021
Location: 

Melbourne, VIC, AU Sydney, NSW, AU

Department: 
Description: 

Exciting opportunity for a Resource Management Consultant, to grow their experience and drive impactful change in the business, supporting our Risk Advisory practice. This is a multi-focused role, involving workforce planning and demand, stakeholder management, team and career development, contractor management, skills planning and levelling & upskilling.   
  
What will your typical day look like? 
You will oversee demand, supply and capability: deploying staff on engagements, identifying the most suitable person in terms of their skills and career aspirations, in a timely and commercially sound manner. You will also confirm staff availability & maintain schedule accuracy, follow up on actual vs forecast variances, make new resource bookings, identify engagement conflicts and assist with administration in onboarding of contractors. You will be responsible for a portfolio, supporting a Senior Consultant and Manager. 
  
Other key responsibilities include: 
•    Hold and attend resourcing meetings and conversations on resource requirements and utilisation. Providing meeting notes, reports and insights around resource management, and spotting trends. 
•    Develop strong relationships with our Practitioners and the Portfolio Directors and Partners to understand their respective needs. 
 
About the team 
The Resource Management team is responsible for the end to end Resourcing of the Risk Advisory Business. In doing this we maximise resource deployment to enable a smooth delivery to our clients. Through line of service and cross line of service resourcing; forecasting, utilisation, and workload balance while considering, skills & aspirations, development and diversity initiatives. The position will require a strong attention to detail, effective time management and stakeholder management. 
  
Each member of our diverse team is a trusted advisor to the business, ensuring that the right people are on the right jobs at the right time. The Resource Management team deploys practitioners onto client work, influences capability development for individuals across the Service Line while also providing strategic recommendations and resourcing insights to the business. We make a tangible difference to not only our business, but to the careers of many. Our culture is what sets us apart! The team are a collaborative, inclusive and energetic group of professionals who know our business inside out. 
 
Enough about us, let’s talk about you 
You will be someone with a genuine interest in both the human and business side of resource management. You will be responsible for developing strong client relationships, ensuring client collaboration, teamwork and optimal communications, in order to deliver outstanding results. 
  
You are a highly motivated team player and are focused on developing confidence in building relationships; someone who starts to take ownership of tasks until their completion; and has good humour and ability to withstand stress. You are an analytical and inquisitive individual, with the ability to identify and spot trends and behaviours. 
  
Additionally, you will have the following: 

An ability to build relationships with strong written and verbal communication skills; and the ability to work in an agile/dynamic, National role – in a virtual environment – and in process orientated team. 
Experience preparing and interpreting reports; with strong MS Office skills in particular MS Excel; a high level of attention to detail 
Proactive and positive attitude coupled with energy, ability to work in a fast-paced environment with motivation and enthusiasm; always seeking to gain knowledge and understanding of the clients and business 
 

Why Deloitte?
At Deloitte, we create positively differentiated work experiences that enable our people to feel valued and achieve their full potential. Deloitte Australia opens the door to a career that can cross borders virtually and physically across Asia Pacific to gain experience and access projects beyond Australia’s borders. We value difference, and embrace people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, gender identities, abilities and thinking styles. Knowing that people work best in a variety of ways, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements if the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated. 

 

We’re committed to continually building a safe and respectful workplace, where all our people feel appreciated and accepted. Through the creation of endorsed employee-led diversity networks which promote cultural, disability, LGBTI+, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and gender equality, we’re leading the way to shape an environment where everybody can thrive. 

 

We are proud to have been recognised for our efforts in inspiring change and accelerating progress – check out our careers site for recent recognition in this space.

 

Next Steps
Sound like the role for you? Apply now.

 

 

 

By applying to this job, you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte employee experience globally.

 

At Deloitte, we know we’re at our best when we look out for one another; prioritise respect, fairness, development and wellbeing; foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style, and if you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process for accessibility reasons this is available upon request. 

 

The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.