Resource Manager

Function(s):  Corporate Services
Work Type:  Permanent
Job Categories:  Experienced Hires
Start Date for Applications:  28-Sep-2022
Closing Date for Applications: 

KPMG in Singapore is part of a global network of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 145 countries and territories and in FY21 had more than 236,000 people working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. KPMG International Limited is a private English company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entities do not provide services to clients.

KPMG in Singapore is part of a global network of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 145 countries and territories and in FY21 had more than 236,000 people working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. KPMG International Limited is a private English company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entities do not provide services to clients.

Job Description

 

We are currently looking for a highly motivated and dynamic resource manager to manage the overall resource and training needs in Risk Consulting/FS Advisory.

 

The successful candidate will be assigning resources to projects taking into consideration different factors such as staff availability and competencies, and project timeline and skillset requirements. The candidate will also need to plan for staff training needs as mapped out against career development pathways, as well as assign and track the completion of training modules.

 

Through this role we aim to increase staff productivity with more equitable assignment of workload across resource pool, increase staff deployment across pillars, ensure that staff are adequately trained and cross-trained across pillars for service delivery, taking into consideration staff career progression preferences; thereby increasing fungibility of staff across services, as well as improving work-life balance and job satisfaction of staff.

The role includes:

  • Responsible for overall resource management and training assignments in Risk Consulting/FS Advisory.
  • Planning for resources assignments taking into consideration different factors such as staff availability and competencies, career preferences; and project timeline and skillset requirements.
  • Daily communication and collaboration with stakeholders across Risk Consulting/FS Advisory and the wider Advisory group on resourcing needs to ensure effective use of staff.
  • Reviewing, approving and deconflicting resource bookings.
  • Acting as the escalation point for resource issues and provide guidance/decisions on resource solutions
  • Preparing and presenting relevant resource management information, statistics and insights to aid resourcing and business planning decisions.
  • Mapping out competencies across Risk Consulting/FS Advisory for timely resource assignments to projects in accordance to skillset requirements.
  • Working with various stakeholders, Human Resource Business Partner and Talent Acquisition team on recruitment matters.
  • Working with Learning and Development team on training program roll outs, as well as assignment of training modules and tracking of completion.
  • Working with Risk Management team on the assignment and tracking of completion of mandatory Risk Management trainings.
  • Ensuring that the Resource Management system is kept updated of project/leave/training bookings.
  • Facilitating the continuous improvement of resource management processes by proactively taking the lead on ad-hoc projects as required.
  • Be proactive in the identification of improvement points on resource management and execute improvement/change management plans.

The ideal candidate should possess:⠀

  • Understands Advisory business and Advisory skillsets and competencies.
  • Ability to work with Resource Management system (E.g. Retain).
  • Ability to communicate and work with senior members of staff.
  • Excellent problem solving, relationship management and communications skills.
  • Confident, assertive and have the ability to prioritize and manage both the workload of themselves and the team within which they operate.
  • Ability to influence strategic resourcing, training and recruitment decisions through presentation of information that is timely and informative.
  • Proactive self-starter and ability to work without direction/minimal guidance and take responsibility for own work and that of their team.
  • Resilient and capable of working in a challenging, continuously changing environment.

 

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by KPMG Talent Acquisition team, personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. At KPMG in Singapore we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We believe that diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, gender identity or expression, colour, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or other non-merit factors. We celebrate the different talents that our people bring and support every staff member in their journey to achieve personal and professional growth. One of the ways we do this is through Take Charge: Flexi-work, our flexible working framework which enables agile and innovative teams to help deliver our business goals.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by KPMG Talent Acquisition team, personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

At KPMG in Singapore we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We believe that diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, gender identity or expression, colour, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or other non-merit factors. We celebrate the different talents that our people bring and support every staff member in their journey to achieve personal and professional growth. One of the ways we do this is through Take Charge: Flexi-work, our flexible working framework which enables agile and innovative teams to help deliver our business goals.