Job Title:
Resource Management Initiatives Manager

Job Description:

Role Purpose

The person in this role will also provide direct, hands-on support as needed to drive forward implementation such as helping with data migration tasks or creating / delivering training. The intent would be to jump in and help with whatever needs to be done.

Thus – the person in this role will need to pivot from task to task, and quickly jump in and build relationships with a variety of people across HR, Resource Management, Operations, Finance and Business Leaders. Their specific portfolio will evolve over time based on both tactical issues and strategic priorities. Initial areas of focus are in the Americas, but could also be in EMEA or APAC. Our over-arching vision is to make sound resource management and workforce planning decisions that will benefit our people, our clients, and our business.

Key Accountabilities

  • Works to define and implement new / evolved solutions to improve our overall Resource Management and WFP functions.
  • Maintains understanding of resource management and workforce planning processes, metrics and capabilities and how they are used to fulfill client demand and meet the needs of our people.
  • Active participant in design and implementation calls bring both the ‘global view’ and the ‘local view’ and ensuring that the discussion is balance.
  • Takes specific actions to move initiatives forward – which could include: completing design deliverables, testing technology solutions, describing solutions/approaches to end users, creating/preparing delivering training, etc.
  • Provide feedback during design and after implementation – considering their own experience and the feedback of stakeholders – so that current and future solutions are shaped to optimally meet the needs of the business and people.
  • Advises leadership, HR and RM colleagues and line personnel on resource management processes and best practices
  • Collaborates with a variety of stakeholders to define and implement both tactical and strategic solutions.

Person Specification

  • 5+ years of experience in Talent Management, Workforce Planning, Resource Management, Recruiting, Business Operations or other related fields.
  • Ability to translate strategies/visions into detailed, workable solutions
  • Experience shaping new processes/improvements and successfully implementing them
  • Understanding of the digital/advertising industry or related industries (e.g. professional services)
  • Ability to connect with people across a variety of business functions/disciplines and understand their unique needs
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal working hours to accommodate meetings with people around the world.
  • Comfortable in an ambiguous, fast-paced environment with frequent deadlines

About dentsu international

Part of dentsu, dentsu international headquartered in London operates in over 145 markets worldwide with more than 48,000 dedicated specialists. We help clients to win, keep and grow their best customers and achieve meaningful progress for their businesses. With best-in-class services and solutions in media, CXM, and creative. www.dentsu.com

Working with us

Joining dentsu international, you’ll join a team of 48,000 people. It’sanopportunity to produce career-defining work. Along the way, you’ll team up with inspiring colleagues and encounter a richness of clients, cultures and experiences. We offer exciting challenges, memorable experiences and opportunities to shape your future.

Inclusion and Diversity

We’re proud to be different and that starts with our people. We believe in equal opportunities for everyone. We won’t define people by their race, gender, sexual-orientation, age or disability. Individuality is what makes us great, we want everyone to bring their full self to work and create something amazing. That’s what we care about. So, whether you’re joining us, or looking to move to a different part of the business, we work hard to make sure we create equal opportunities for everyone.

We are happy to discuss flexible and agile approaches to working for all our roles – we can’t promise we will be able to offer you everything you want or need but we do promise to discuss it with you openly and honestly. If you have any reasonable adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with our recruitment teams.

Location:
London – 20 Triton Street

Brand:
Global Functions

Time Type:
Full time

Contract Type:
Permanent

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