Resource Planning Manager

House of Fraser
London (West)
Excellent Salary and Benefits
08 Oct 2016
06 Nov 2016
Contract Type
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Resource Planning Manager to join our Business Controls Team. You’ll be r esponsible for collating and validating demand for resource across our complex retail Business Technology function by working directly with domain leads, project managers and discipline managers to ensure the right resource are in place to deliver key programmes and projects. Key Responsibilities Owning the resource planning process to determine the project resource levels for future years Forecasting resource contentions and work with discipline Managers to produce remedial plans to address potential capacity constraints Responsibility for resourcing fulfilment, prioritising and flexing resource to ensure demand is met Developing and maintaining resource management procedures and processes Skills and Experience Strong and proven track record of success in a resource planning role preferably within an IT function Experience of working within a project based environment at a level involving prioritisation and decision-making Demonstrable financial and commercial awareness Strong numerical and analytical skills, with the ability to manage big data and solve complex problems A meticulous approach with the ability to build, iterate and improve processes Exceptional stakeholder management skills, with the ability to influence and challenge at all levels Strong relationship management, communication and influencing skills and demonstrable experience in working in a high pressured environment Experience of working in the retail industry - Desirable If you’d like to find out more about our Technology function and the transformation programmes we’re running, check out the Digital and Technology section on our careers site: This job was originally posted as