Resource Scheduler, Resource Management, Audit & Assurance, Open to flexible working

Glasgow, Newcastle
23 Jul 2021
19 Aug 2021
Contract Type

Your opportunity

Scheduling is a business critical function at Deloitte. It ensures that organisations have the right people, with the right skills, in the right locations, available at the right time. 

As a Resource Scheduler you'll support the business unit leadership and practitioners and play an important role in the implementation and delivery of resource management services to provide operational excellence whilst supporting delivery of the business talent strategy.   The role is people focused and is founded on establishing effective working relationships with all key stakeholders. We are proud to offer flexible working arrangements which allow our people to choose the most suitable working arrangement that works for them.

We encourage consideration of flexible ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is of interest to you with some flexibility, please do discuss with us.

Your role

As a Resource Scheduler you will work with the support of the Resource Manager, Resource Planners and business unit leadership to manage the scheduling of practitioners across Audit & Assurance.  The role is pivotal in the implementation and delivery of resource management services to provide operational excellence whilst supporting delivery of the business talent strategy. 

You will achieve this by working closely with the planning team and internal departments to ensure the effective deployment, utilisation and development of on and offshore resources.   The role is people focussed and founded on establishing effective working relationships with all key stakeholders.

Within this role, you will develop your stakeholder management, communication and analytical skills to prepare yourself for progression at a later stage.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Support the Resource Manager/Planner with the budget/planning process.
  • Take responsibility for managing bookings and updates to ensure that the scheduling system accurately reflects the current resourcing position and that it is up to date for minimum of 3 - 6 months in advance.
  • Manage holiday requests in conjunction with business unit policies, ensure holiday requests are appropriately approved and that dates are accurately reflected in the scheduling system.
  • Monitor sickness/absence levels highlighting issues as appropriate and ensuring that dates are accurately reflected accurately.
  • Working with the Resource Manager/Planners support the scheduling, on-boarding and off-boarding process process for practitioners.
  • Professional Education – support the Resourcing Planners and Exam managers with the planning of curriculum dates, timetable planning, cancellations and re-bookings, exam re-sits and other issues as they arise.  Develop and promote an understanding of the curriculum pathway requirements for junior grades. 
  • Professional Development -work with the Resource Planners and Learning Managers to support with the planning of training dates, course cancellations, re-bookings and other issues as they arise.  Develop and promote an understanding of grade learning requirements.

Your work, your choice

At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.

Location: Glasgow or Newcastle.  There will be a requirement for you to travel to our other UK offices on occasion for networking and training purposes.

Work pattern: Our team members work a variety of agile working patterns. Tell us what arrangement works for you and we’ll try to accommodate.

Your professional experience

  • Confident and skilled verbal and written communicator.
  • Ability to interact effectively with empathy, impact and discretion.
  • Ability to cultivate trusted advisor working relationships with practitioners, business unit team  members and the wider resource management function 
  • Flexibility and ability to learn quickly in a fast moving environment.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise, multi task and manage a significant workload
  • under pressure. 
  • Team player who uses initiative and takes ownership of tasks. 
  • Ability to interact at all levels with an ability to influence and negotiate. 
  • Portrays a professional, customer orientated image of resource management/scheduling.
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent organisational and time management skills. 
  • Proactive and willing to go the extra mile.

Your service line: Audit & Assurance

In an industry best known for looking back, Deloitte looks beyond.

Our Audit & Assurance team understand the most important decisions are the ones we are yet to make. Crafting the future in an informed and clear-sighted way means understanding current conditions, as well as the trends that are shaping tomorrow. That is why we use our expertise in audit to show where things stand now, and to help inform the next step. With the assurance we provide, we help our clients to look ahead with strength and confidence across all of their accounting, regulatory and transaction needs.

Innovation is the key, underpinned by audit quality. You will be joining a diverse team of experts capable of delivering meaningful and durable change for both our clients and our profession.

Personal independence

Regulation and controls are standard practice in our industry and Deloitte is no exception. These controls provide important legal protection for both you and the firm. We are subject to a number of audit regulations, one of which requires that certain colleagues abide by specific personal independence constraints. This can mean that you and your "Immediate Family Members" are not permitted to hold certain financial interests (shares, funds, bonds etc.) with audit clients of the firm.  The recruitment team will provide further detail as you progress through the recruitment process.

About Deloitte 

Our Purpose & Strategy

To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.

What do we do?

Deloitte offers global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Legal, Risk Advisory and Tax Consulting. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities whatever the role, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

Beyond the UK: Deloitte North and South Europe

The UK is part of Deloitte North and South Europe (NSE), the second largest member firm in the Deloitte network. Deloitte NSE combines operations in Belgium, Central Mediterranean (Italy, Greece, Malta), Ireland, the Middle East (Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Palestinian Ruled Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen), the Netherlands, the Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), Switzerland and the UK. Deloitte NSE brings together 2,700 partners and over 50,000 people, combining our unmatched breadth and depth of capabilities in audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, and tax and legal across the region. Being part of Deloitte NSE supports our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services and will create more opportunity and growth for our people.

What do we value?

What brings us all together at Deloitte? It’s how we approach the thousands of decisions we make every day. How we behave, our beliefs and our attitudes. In other words: our values. Whatever we do, wherever we are in the world, we lead the way, serve with integrity, take care of each other, foster inclusion, and collaborate for maximum impact. These five shared values lead every decision we make and action we take, guiding us to deliver impact how and where it matters most.

Being a Leader at Deloitte

Cultural fit and purpose-led leadership is crucial for Deloitte. Our leaders always set the example and inspire their colleagues. They make quality time for people and take an interest in them. They know what matters to people - both inside and outside work – and value them as individuals; always finding opportunities to develop them while showing respect and appreciation. We expect colleagues at all levels to embrace and live our purpose and our leadership culture by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters. We know leadership comes in all shapes and sizes, but our Leadership Charter helps all of our people understand what we’re looking for:

  • We live our purpose: we act as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognising others for the impact they make
  • We develop talent: we develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
  • We drive performance: we deliver exceptional client service; maximise results and drive high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
  • We believe positive influence can make an impact that matters: we influence clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people We move, together, towards a strategic direction: we understand key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligning people to objectives and setting priorities and direction.

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