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Workforce Planning Manager

Workforce Planning Manager

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  • Sector:

    Office Support & HR

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £43000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chelsea Campbell

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  • Contact phone:

    02921 673 727

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Workforce Planning Manager

Yolk Recruitment are excited to be closely working with a leading and award-winning UK Law Firm to finds a driven and experienced Workforce Planning Manager to join their team in the heart of Bristol.

They have expertise over a large variety of sectors and industries and strive to do better by actively listening and challenging. They use their professional expertise and industry knowledge to create commercial opportunities and work to put people, communities, and the environment at the forefront.

What you’ll be doing?

This is an excellent opportunity for a driven Workforce Planning Manager to join a busy and dynamic Law firm based in Bristol. You will directly support the manager of their resource team to build and develop their new department and manage their staff and resources effectively. You will also:

  • Manage current and upcoming projects, bids and tenders, and plan and allocate staff accordingly

  • Ensure that all work is allocated to staff equally, appropriately and efficiently

  • Create policies and procedures to support the decision making of resource allocation to different projects to include timelines and prioritisation

  • Work closely with Team Leaders to manage, monitor and report on chargeable hours, timesheet entries etc.

  • Complete various reports for senior stakeholders to give accurate insights to the department, including capacity, headcount, progress and future projects.

  • Utilise data, insights and technology to identify trends, opportunities, forecasts and risks of projects and headcounts

  • Regularly liaise with senior stakeholders and partners to develop relationships, manage expectations and support in winning new contracts

  • Support the HR and Recruitment Department in the recruitment of new staff and the onboarding/leaver/returning process of staff

What you’ll bring to the team?

As a confident Workforce Planning Manager, you will have previous experience in a fast paced and changeable planning role, alongside knowledge of multisite, or high-volume operations. You will also have:

  • Previous experience within professional services would be preferable but isn’t necessary

  • The ability to multitask and prioritise your own workload, with a structured approach to project and resource management

  • Excellent communication and IT skills, including Microsoft Office and Project Management tools (Service Now or similar would be handy but isn’t essential)

  • Confidence in Reporting and MI, and presenting this information and data

  • Fantastic relationship building skills with people on all levels, and experience in stakeholder management

  • Flexibility and confidence in working in fast paced and changeable environments

And this is what you’ll get in return

By being a Workforce Planning Manager, you will receive a salary up to £43,000 depending upon experience alongside:

  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays (increasing through years of service)

  • Hybrid and flexible working opportunities

  • Great opportunities for development within the business, and the opportunity to make the role your own

  • Discounted Gym, Private Medical and Dental Insurance, Healthcare cash plan, EAP + much more

Are you up to the challenge?

If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role – then please get in touch.  We also offer a referral scheme for any candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place.  If you have any further questions then please contact Chelsea Campbell on 02921 673727

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