Workforce Resource Planner – Multiple Locations

Workforce Resource Planner – Multiple Locations

Posted On: 6-26-2014
Position Title: Workforce Resource Planner for St. Louis and Chicago (2 positions available)
Job Location: St. Louis, MO and Chicago, IL

Please contact Heather Boland at heather.boland@ey.com or 713-750-8850

 

Job summary

As Talent Deployment & Development Analyst, you’ll oversee the staffing for an office or a cluster within the Midwest region. You may be asked to manage other analysts, and will have responsibility for scheduling all levels within a service line across several offices. You’ll receive minimal supervision on a day-to-day basis, and work independently, setting appropriate priorities. This position generally incurs approximately 10% overtime and some travel may be necessary.

Responsibilities

  • Support Midwest Region’s fiscal planning activities with planning and analysis
  • Utilize resource management tools and systems and quickly and thoroughly analyze reports to provide strategic recommendations on scheduling matters
  • Working with the Shared Service Center, integrate graduates and experienced hires into the service line
  • Confirm that resources are scheduled on engagements and development activities that support their career goals
  • Manage complex scheduling assignments
  • Work closely with multiple managers and other leaders to complete scheduling assignments
  • Share resources and leading practices for an office or a cluster within a Region
  • Proactively identify and address scheduling issues
  • Communicate regularly to Talent Deployment & Development leaders on relevant activities and issues
  • Prioritize staffing decisions, based on engagement risk, specialization requirements, timing constraints, staffing continuity and geographic considerations
  • Identify performance or morale issues with the client-serving staff you support. Address these with Americas Talent Team (ATT) and Talent Deployment & Development leaders as needed
  • Identify over-and under-utilized personnel, and re-allocate resources to address any imbalance
  • Negotiate with client-serving teams to re-allocate individuals, in order to meet the region’s staffing needs
  • Consult with resource managers on any issues or conflicts they cannot resolve

Knowledge and skills requirements

  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to lead without having formal authority

Experience

  • A minimum of 5-7 years of related work experience
  • Experience in a professional services firm desirable

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience