The Role

In this role, you will be responsible for all of the project planning and resource allocation required in the business. You will be the first point of contact internally, to ensure that the process is smooth and meets the needs of the clients and the internal teams. You will need to understand project pipeline and the deliverables required, to allocate the correct people and resource.

Key Duties will include:-
– Assessing and understanding all the current project pipeline and how this is being managed with the current internal structure
– Working closely with the Research Directors to build an understanding individual’s skillsets, interests and capabilities, so that they can be allocated to projects where they will be best utilised and will enjoy working on
– Dealing with ad hoc allocation requests
– Identify areas where freelancers may be required, and provide recommendations internally for external support
– Identify and build partnerships with external suppliers, that can be called on when required
– Monitor and manage available capacity to ensure 100% time tracking of billable time
– Organise and facilitate discussions with the Research Directors to help with upcoming allocation teams, for a final through on responsibilities and expectations
– Conduct end of project reviews, to evaluate the successes and what can be improved on

The Candidate
– The successful candidate will have experience working in an allocation management role, or a role where they have had to manage projects on an ongoing basis
– In-depth knowledge of client services work and project management methodologies
– Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to deal with people at all levels
– Flexibility in your approach, to allow you to deal with unexpected resource requests
– Good organisational skills
– Ability to oversee processes and make changes as needed
– Excellent communication skills, with the ability to build up strong relationships

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