Resource Officer Audit
London, GB
4d ago

Job description

A career in Resourcing and Deployment, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to work in cross line of service staffing helping our network be even more agile in the ever evolving markets we work with, providing the right people on the right projects at the right time.

You’ll focus on ensuring that resources of suitable skills and calibre are available for tasks and activities as required as well as managing the education, planning, and skills enhancement associated with resources.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level.

To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.

PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to :

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
  • The Role

    This is an exciting time for Resource Management as we build on the professionalism of our people and work closely with the business to develop and implement PwC business and people strategy.

    PwC's Resource Management (RM) team has been centralised to assist the firm in being more agile and providing the right people on the right projects at the right time.

    An opportunity has arisen to join the London Audit Resource Management team as an Officer focusing primarily on External Audit.

    London Audit provides audit services to many of the UK’s most successful non-financial sector corporates including delivering the audits of around 20 of the FTSE 100.

    As one of the largest of the UK Audit business units we are at the forefront and the source of many of the global networks initiatives offering our people unrivalled opportunities to contribute to the future of the business.

    Day to day deployment of staff to projects / assignments balancing the needs of the business with the needs of the individual

    Encouraging the take up of secondments and 'cycles of experience' to our people

    Improving agility by utilising people in our growth / strategic priority areas both within your immediate area and across the firm as a whole

    Producing, using and analysing information to make resourcing decisions and recommendations

    Build relationships within the business unit and the wider resourcing function to enable greater effectiveness in providing solutions for resourcing demands

    Who we're Looking for

    In order for us to meet the future challenges of the Resource Management function, we want to attract candidates from varying backgrounds and industries that can demonstrate their ability to

    Communicate effectively (written and verbal)

    Manage conflicting deadlines and priorities

    Understand and analyse information to support decision making

    Deliver quality outputs whilst under pressure


    Use technology and established tools effectively

    Technical Expertise

    Deployment and Manpower Planning

    Main point of contact for assigned portfolio, delivering the day to day deployment requirements

    Managing resourcing conflicts and priorities

    Understand the implication of profitability, engagement, agility and retention goals and the impact on resourcing decisions

    Knowledge and Skills

    Relationship Skills including communicating and Influencing

    Build relationships with those being deployed as well as those requesting resources

    Consult and enquire with stakeholders to understand their needs and wants.

    Respond with empathy and understanding to enhance relationships

    Take an active role in resource management projects and initiatives

    Strategy and Change Management

    Understand the Business Unit, resource management firm-wide strategy and work to support these

    Understand the pipeline opportunities to enable appropriate decisions about available resources

    Stakeholder Management

    Build relationships with stakeholders to become a trusted advisor and point of contact on resourcing matters

    Actively manage expectations and escalate where necessary

    Commercial Acumen and Financial Management

    Understand the financial implications of the resourcing decisions made

    Understand the business unit needs and priorities for resourcing

    Produce and analyse detailed management information to make recommendations and decisions

    Team and Personal Development

    Actively seek and identify opportunities for development

    Give and receive constructive feedback to improve performance

    Draw on resources across the business unit and resource management as appropriate

    Not the role for you?

    Did you know PwC offer arrangements as well as (ie temporary or day rate contracting)?

    The skills we look for in future employees

    All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients.

  • These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes;
  • whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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