Resource Management Lead

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We are recruiting for a Resource Management Lead to work in the Portfolio Management Office (PMO) on behalf of the Project, Programme & Portfolio Management (P3M) Function. The Resourcing Management Lead is responsible for managing a team to support the recruitment & deployment of P3M resources, ensuring successful delivery of our business critical mission.

As the Resource Management Lead, your role will entail:

  • Defining and implementing a resourcing strategy to meet the delivery demands across our business.
  • Steering the team to develop and deliver all resourcing aspects (i.e. resource allocation, utilisation, recruitment, supply and demand) for all P3M disciplines.
  • Optimising resource utilisation by facilitating resourcing outcomes between delivery units, assigning the right people to the right projects at the right time.
  • Proactively engaging with stakeholders, and subsequently recommending resource assignments that align with skills, professional goals and/or staffing preferences, and business requirements.
  • Monitoring the performance and resources within the function by utilising analysis of relevant management information (e.g. absence, retention), and supporting the delivery of a complete resource plan.
  • Fostering relationships with Talent Acquisition, HR, and Supply Chain Management to ensure operational excellence, efficiencies, and proactively manage supply and demand.

Location: This role is based at Aldermaston, RG7 4PR. We are located in the Berkshire countryside between Reading and Basingstoke. This role is suitable for hybrid working.

Salary: Starting at £62,440 (negotiable depending on your suitability and level of experience).

AWE has been voted one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK. As part of our People Promise, we have a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (including bank holidays, plus every other Friday off!)
  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, and access to mentors & training.
  • Employee assistance programme and occupational health services
  • Market leading contributory pension scheme
  • AWE life assurance
  • Discounts & salary sacrifice scheme - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending.
  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

Whilst not to be considered a check list, candidates should be able to demonstrate some of the following:

  • Graduate level of qualification or equivalent demonstrable experience.
  • Good understanding of resource suitability on different projects, programmes, and portfolios.
  • Ability to develop strategies and solutions to further the delivery of workstreams within People Capability, translating strategy into operational reality.
  • Clear and concise communication, both orally and written. Comfortable in presenting and reporting to peers and Senior Managers.
  • The ability to negotiate and influence others, evidencing resilience to challenges faced.
  • Knowledge and experience of strategic workforce planning and resource planning methodologies.
  • Knowledge and experience of resourcing and recruitment management.
  • Experience in nurturing team performance and effective delegation to manage delivery.

This job role is suitable for hybrid working, which is an informal, non-contractual and voluntary arrangement, blending a balance of attendance in the workplace (your permanent duty station) and working from home as a personal choice. If you are successful, any opportunities for hybrid working will be discussed with you prior to you taking up your post. The successful candidate is required to carry out all their duties from a UK location and cannot do so from an overseas location at any time.

All candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.