Leading agency shaking things up and need a new Resource Manager to join their lovely team. Working with a delightful boss!
As Resource Manager you will be working directly with Project Management, craft & capability leads on a daily/weekly basis to ensure optimal resourcing to client delivery needs, being mindful of scope and requirements. You need to be focused on the who, what, when and how, and acting as proactive solution finders to Client / PM challenges. In order to deliver on this, the Resource Manager must understand the skill a community has, and the skills it needs to always be ahead of the industry.
Working closely with the community lead and discipline leads, the Resource Manager, understand the diet of work the agency is producing today, tomorrow and in the future to ensure we have the right people, in the right roles, at the right time in order to meet changing client needs, and work with Talent Acquisition to ensure that we have the right pipeline to fulfil this.
The Resource Manager will be the lynchpin of this piece of business, with up to date knowledge of who is working on what and who is skilled to deliver against the right briefs.
Working with Head of Project Management to oversee all day-to-day resourcing of creative. Liaising closely with the Programme Director and all Project Managers to proactively find resourcing solutions and help assign creative teams to projects - according to level and project fees.
You will develop a good working relationship with all the creative teams and maintain a knowledge of all the work in progress across brands and categories, to establish their capacity to take on new briefs.
Work with Head of PM to help find resource solutions from the network. Imperative where local market insight and/or cultural relevance is required on projects Liaise with Project Managers to ensure all third party/external resource has been scoped and time/fees agreed.
Oversight and management of all freelance resource. Working closely with Head of PM, the Programme Director and Project Managers to ensure scope and budgets cover freelance spend. Responsibility & deployment of annual freelance budget
Working with Planning/Strategy leads to help implement Planning resource across the business
Liaising with the main agency on all shared resource – where applicable
Attend all relevant resourcing meetings across the agency
Respect and understanding of our product and creativity
Well organised and efficient
Solid financial control and acumen