Resource Manager

Organization
Vera Solutions
Location
Cape Town
Job Type
Full-time
Deadline for Applications
03/01/2021
How to Apply
Complete an online application (attaching CV). The deadline for submission is March 1st, 2021 at 11:59pm EST. Please contact jobs@verasolutions.org with any additional questions.
Where to Apply
https://verasolutions.formstack.com/forms/2021_cpt_resourcemanager
Tags
Full-time

The Resource Manager will collaborate with departments across the organization to manage resources within and between project teams. You will be responsible for assigning available staff to projects based on their skills and experience, availability, circumstances, and personal development, while balancing the client and the business unit’s needs. This role will allow you to gain experience in a growing social enterprise, working closely with staff across the company to enable it to scale sustainably.

You’ll join as part of the 2021-22 Fellowship cohort, providing you with a support network to ensure accelerated growth. As a Fellow, you will benefit from ongoing learning opportunities, leadership development, and mentorship from leaders within Vera. Additionally, you will have diverse opportunities – for example, you may research new technologies, support the sales process, contribute to their product development, or build relationships with clients and other stakeholders.

Primary Responsibilities
-Manage resources within and between project teams to utilization and hours targets
-Assigning available staff to projects based on their skills and experience, availability, circumstances, and personal development, while balancing the client and the business unit’s needs
-Provide suggestions/input into hiring plans based on resource pool and projected future needs
-Providing project managers with ongoing resource management and related support
-Monitoring employee utilization, workload, and overtime hours
-Mitigating resource concerns by reallocating resources, adjusting goals, or assigning additional staff
-Collaborating on resource management with internal departments and Project Managers
-Help to provide insight to business leadership on forecast staffing utilisation scenarios
-Ensure forecast time and availability is updated; live projects vs. pending
-Engage with key stakeholders to deliver creative resourcing solutions and manage any issues (e.g. double bookings, conflicts, or staff shortages on assignments)
-Documenting processes and maintaining records
-Keeping informed on labor laws and trends in resource management
-Assist with any ad hoc tasks to support the consulting and delivery teams

Additional Information

About Vera Solutions

Join their innovative, global team using technology to transform the way the social sector engages with data. They run on passion, blending diverse skill sets and experiences with a collective mission to help organizations tackle challenges and achieve greater impact. They encourage all staff to push their own boundaries and drive the company in exciting new directions. As a social enterprise and certified B Corporation, they reinvest a majority of their profits in their growth and continued pursuit of their mission and vision.