We’re looking for Supervising Associates with expertise resource management, bench management, utilization and reporting, conflict management skills to join our CEF Team. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a leading firm whilst being instrumental in the growth of a new service offering.
Your key responsibilities
Assigns appropriateclient service personnel to engagements by assessing information presented,reviewing options available and presenting recommendations based on Sub-Areapolicies and client/personnel requirements (experiential development, clientassignments, complexity of engagement, continuity, expertise required, etc.
Challengeshours and personnel scheduled as appropriate to ensure efficient utilization ofresources.
Promotesand monitors the sharing of resources based on the Sub-Area's strategy;networks with other team members across Sub-Areas and service lines to addressresource needs and/or conflicts.
Buildsrelationships and communicates continuously with client service personnel tounderstand their professional development goals and objectives. Keeps Inmind experiential development goals and objectives.
Assistsin the reassignment of projects due to personnel leaving/joining the firm, orto client delay/acceleration.
Fillsopen needs as identified; proactively investigates projects that may be able tobe reassigned to individuals to meet requirements of the open needs.
Raisesperformance issues heard to appropriate resource management leadership toensure the appropriate approach is taken with regards to scheduling.
Participatesin orientation providing details to new hires on the resource management process.
Providesinput for performance management process.
Participatesin sub-Sub-Area and/or national conference calls, as deemed needed.
Assistswith various ad hoc projects as needed.
Appropriatelyprioritize staffing decisions based on client assignments, experientialdevelopment, inclusivity, engagement risk, specialization requirements, timingconstraints, staffing continuity and geographic considerations.
Identifies over andunderutilized personnel, and proactively identifies recommendations to bringutilization in line with peers and/or sub-Sub-Area targets
Skills and attributes for success
Strongattention to detail even when dealing with routine tasks
Abilityto meet tight deadlines
Abilityto ensure that work is of a consistently high standard
Ability to multi-taskprojects and assignments in order of priority
Decision making andlogical reasoning
To qualify for the role, you must have
6 - 10years of relevant work experience is preferred
Providesupport to Consulting client facing teams & onshore finance/engagementteams by providing timely reports & insights.
Assistanalysis on budget v/s actuals, forecast productivity & utilization.
Ensureproper and efficient team communications.
Preparesreports & Perform quality review of reports generated.
Ensurethat process documentation is done and archived.
Supportefforts maintain stakeholder relationships.
Reportingand preparing Dashboards for client facing teams and stake holders in othergeographies, including senior leadership at GDS.
One-timetasks, ad hoc reporting, etc.
Knowledge onforecasting, planning and budgeting
Ideally, you’ll also have
Team player with willing and enthusiastic approach
Excellent interpersonal skills, internally and externally
Ability to plan ahead and anticipate potential problems before they arise
What we look for
Strong analytical skills - detail oriented
Proficient in the scheduling tool and other Microsoft applications.
Very strong communication skills, both oral and written
Strong organizational skills
Proficient at negotiation skills and conflict management
Strong client service focus--responsive to requests maintains a sense of urgency in resolving issues
Well versed in Firm and Sub-Area information
Flexible in adapting to constantly changing priorities
Outstanding teamwork and interpersonal skills
Self-starter, able to work independently
Positive attitude and pleasant demeanour
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