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Resource Manager, Business Consulting

Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  27-Sep-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  254761

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

To deliver successful resource management that enables our people to connect to diverse experiences which enrich their lives and careers. To be empowered leaders who drive better outcomes for our clients through engaged teams


Your key responsibilities

As a Resource Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Business Partnering – strategically partner with our leaders and stakeholders and drive performance for key metrics by escalating to our leaders (i.e., Forecast, utilization variance, etc.)
  • Resource Management – maximise utilization by connecting our cohorts to the right networks or career experiences, increasing cross-team resource sharing, increasing use of our global support teams and minimizing the need for contractors
  • Bench Management – proactively support and deploy our available staff as soon as possible to client-facing or business development engagements to ensure on the job learning wherever possible
  • Forecast Management – ubiquitous and accurate use of key enablers and data quality to ensure a reliable Advisory wide forecast and reduce variances
  • Opportunity and Demand management – ensure seamless connectivity between pursuit teams and our available talent. Strategic understanding of future capability needs and proactively addressing gaps
  • Change leadership and management - drive behavior change and hold ourselves and others accountable to optimize business performance and employee engagement
  • Data Insights to drive change – use our data, tools and systems to recognize and understand RM trends, create insights, and develop recommendations for our leaders
  • Agile and Continuous improvement – support and engage in agile and innovative ways of working to drive creative solutions to our business’s challenges. Drive adoption of enablers and new tools, and reward the right behaviors
  • Prioritize and manage - competing stakeholder interests and deadlines to ensure delivery of RM business partnering


Skills and attributes for success

  • Passion for employee experience, coaching, and supporting others
  • Strong communication (both written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates personal leadership and accountability
  • Agile and continuous improvement mindset
  • A strong team player, including the ability to work effectively in a virtual environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills using tools and enablers


To qualify for the role you must have

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant working experience in sizeable organisations
  • Experience with talent development, resource management and/or supply & demand management within professional services or B2B environments


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Prior working experience in consulting firms


What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization.


What we offer

EY offers a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. Plus, we offer:

Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

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

Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

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


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


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


EY | Building a better working world 


EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.  


Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.  


Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today. 


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