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Senior Consultant, Resource Management

Location:  Sydney
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  23-Sep-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  1058246

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 



The opportunity


The Resource Manager (‘RM’) is a member of the Resource Management team, responsible for driving an environment that enables our people to connect to the experiences which enrich their lives and careers. In the role of Resource Manager, we are looking for someone who is passionate about resource management and workforce planning, who activates the day to day operations to ensure we maximise business performance and deliver on our talent commitment through proactive management of our talent pool. 


Your key responsibilities


  • Allocating the right people, to the right role, at the right time 
  • Supporting project demand prioritisation and supply augmentation 
  • Determining and providing advise to Engagement Managers / Partners in regard to workforce planning and skills, capability and trends to meet business needs 
  • Be able to work in a dynamic, highly virtual environment 
  • The Resource Manager uses their knowledge and relationships to ensure we maximise productivity and develop our talent through their on the job experiences


Skills and attributes for success 


  • 3-4 years; experience with workplace relations activities, talent development, resource management and/or supply & demand management within professional services or B2B environments 
  • Ability to understand the business and learn the unique skills, needs, desires and goals of our people 
  • Ability to find the right opportunities and connections to create diverse, inclusive and high-performing teams. 
  • Able to optimize business performance by advocating solutions, providing insights and managing expectations in pursuit of increasing utilization and employee engagement.
  • Exceptional client service with a strong desire to build exceptional, high-performing teams 
  • Demonstrating personal leadership and having presence, vitality and agility


To qualify for the role you must have 


  • Stakeholder & relationship Management – Responsible for managing key relationships within and across their account, sector or domain talent pool. Advising business about best resourcing practices, considering equal employment opportunity and ensuring compliance related to work visa requirements. 
  • Opportunity & Demand management – Ensuring seamless connectivity between pursuit teams and our available talent 
  • Talent pool management – Actively managing our available talent, evaluating their capability and proactively identifying opportunities or connection to support their deployment and meet business needs 
  • Resource optimisation – Highlighting capability across their group and the wider business to optimization performance as well as overseeing metrics and financial information such as forecast, utilisation and revenue 
  • Experience management – Promoting identification and delivery of career experiences as part of every engagement, including addressing personnel and workplace relation matters to improve individual and team performance 


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Strong communication (both written and oral) and interpersonal skills 
  • Demonstrates personal leadership and accountability 
  • A positive and enthusiastic attitude and strong personal integrity 



What we offer


•Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way. 

•Continuous learning: personalised career development including coaching, experiences and formal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future. 

•Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs. 


At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensive benefits package can be tailored to your individual needs. 



We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable, and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via or phone +61 3 8650 7788 (option 4). 


We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public. 


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build. 



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