resource officer in reading

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£ 28,500 per year
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reading, berkshire
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£ 28,500 per year
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Resource Officer
020 7255 5579
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job description

Are you an experienced Resource Officer? One of the world's leading professional services companies is looking for a Resourcing Officer to join their team in Reading. This role plays a pivotal role in the delivery of operational excellence. Working as part of a high performing team, this role would suit a commercially minded problem solver. It is also a people focused role, founded on establishing effective working relationships with stakeholders across the business.


* Day to day deployment of staff to projects/assignments balancing the commercial needs of the business with the wishes of the individual
* Analysis and presentation of information and insight to advise the business
* Build strong lasting relationships within the other business unit and the wider resourcing function to build knowledge and enable greater effectiveness in providing solutions for resourcing demands
* Being prepared to adopt to new methodologies and ways of working
* Working collaboratively in a cohesive team environment to deliver your objectives
* Improving agility by utilising people within your immediate area and across the firm as a whole, encouraging fair work allocation

Skills & Experience:

* You will be adept at managing resourcing conflicts and priorities
* Ability to use data from various sources to support decision making
* Evidence of actively seeking and identifying opportunities for personal development
* Demonstrable experience of workforce planning, resourcing, recruitment or project management within a professional environment is highly desirable
* Evidence of well refined communication skills - written and verbal
* An ability to cultivate and maintain strong relationships, and to communicate and negotiate with stakeholders
* Able to plan, prioritise, multi-task and manage a significant workload, often under pressure and at pace
* Must be comfortable and confident with use of business systems - Microsoft Office or Google equivalent is essential (particularly Excel); experience of using data driven dashboards (eg. Qlikview) would be useful
* Knowledge of manpower planning systems (eg. Talentlink, Retain) would be advantageous
* Stakeholder management
* Building relationships with stakeholders to become a trusted advisor and point of contact on resourcing matters
* Actively manage expectations and escalate where necessary
* Using your network to deliver results
* Giving and receiving constructive feedback to improve performance

Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.