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Resource Manager

Date: 29-Mar-2021

Location: Farnborough, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Job Title: Resource Manager

Permanent Position

Job Location: Farnborough


About the role:


The Resource Manager’s purpose is to lead and manage the dynamic allocation of resources to meet the tactical and future work demands across QinetiQ’s engineering disciplines - maximising resource productivity with a focus on an individual’s success as well as enabling successful business delivery.


The Resource Manager role is embedded within a specific Discipline with primary responsibility for that Discipline’s resources (possibly with another Resource Manager for a large Discipline) but also operates as part of a collaborative Resource Manager community and therefore has a secondary responsibility to work across all Disciplines to support wider business delivery.


The Resource Manager will be managing permanent, part time, contractors.


Work demands (requests and changes) arise from the business development, project delivery and engineering operations functions across all of QinetiQ.


What will I be doing?


All tactical plans and decisions to direct the deployment of the Discipline’s resources to meet new and changed work requests.

Effective allocation will achieve:

  • Resolution or compromise between conflicting requirements.
  • Effective delivery of all work being demanded (previous and new).
  • You will understand the impact and risks involved when suggesting Resources and highlighting to the Engineering leadership and the Programmes team on the Technical Community being able to supply resource and recommend actions including demonstrating the need for recruitment.
  • The Resource Manager will be maximising resource productivity and utilisation while having a duty of care for an individual’s wellbeing if their skills are in high demand.
  • You  will be reflecting the competencies and constraints of each resource
  • You must understand engineering disciplines / skills in high demand and communicate via shared tools.
  • The Resource Manager will establish a network of contacts, and uses connections to learn about the business and its functions. You will engage regularly with the Business and Technical community to establish a good understanding of the customer.


What do I need?


  • You need previous experience in a resourcing/recruitment/project management type role.
  • The Resource Manager should have strong stakeholder management skills.
  • You need the ability to plan and coordinate resourcing activity across a range of technical projects.


Why join us?


We are a world-leading security and technology service provider who have invested billions of pounds in their services working with the most high profile clients on the most cutting-edge projects. This role is available as the company is expanding.


QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. People around the world depend on us for their safety and security, and to enable the safety and security of others. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Our site is a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines, and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, we get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Come and find out how you can play a role.


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