Resource Manager

Resource Manager

Job Overview

Exeter, England
Job Type
Full Time
£45,150 - £49,890 Per Year
Date Posted
9 days ago

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Job Description

We're hiring for a Resource Manager PMO (Project Management Office) based in Exeter HQ with hybrid remote working.

Your total reward package is potentially worth up to £63,611 annually, which includes basic salary, potential corporate bonus and employer pension contributions.

As our Resource Manager PMO , your starting salary will be £(phone number removed) and you will have opportunities to progress to £(phone number removed) over time. New joiners to the Met Office will start on the salary band minima.

Your package includes:

- Outstanding Civil Service Pension
- Flexible hours and homeworking
- Annual Leave starting at 27.5 days (plus Bank Holidays) rising to 32.5 days (plus Bank Holidays) after 5 years and option to buy or sell up to 5 days per year of annual leave
- Cycle to work scheme for the purchase of a bicycle and equipment for healthy, low carbon travel
- Access to discounted shopping on a range of retail, leisure and lifestyle categories

Whilst this secondment is for 12 months, there is the potential for it to develop into a permanent position.

Who we are

We provide critical weather services and world-leading climate science, to help people make better decisions to stay safe and thrive.

Our exceptional people deliver scientific, technological and operational expertise and provide critical services. Our people work together to deliver extraordinary impact, making us one of the most trusted forecasters in the world.

Our values - it's who we are:
- We're a force for good
- We're experts by nature
- We live and breathe it
- We're better together
- We keep evolving

We are the Met Office, come and join us and help us to make a difference.

Job Purpose

The role of the Resource Manager (PMO) is to define the people resources required for a project initiative at different stages, and to identify, recruit, deploy, flex and develop those resources to support successful delivery across the wider portfolio. The Resource Manager works closely with Project Managers, HR Business Partner and capability leads to ensure resource requirements are accurately forecast and met on time.

Typical role responsibilities:

Resource Strategy and Planning - Oversee the planning, development and implementation of resource and capability strategies across a major project or portfolio of projects. Including use of appropriate resourcing mechanisms to support pipeline resource planning. Works alongside HR, capability leads, internal and external suppliers, and commercial colleagues to use appropriate routes to market (eg. frameworks, preferred supplier, strategic supplier etc).
Stakeholder Management - Develop and lead all stakeholder relationships required to secure project resources.
Reporting - Oversee the timely and accurate reporting on Project Resource and Capability plans and activities. Lead the challenge function on consistency and accuracy of resource need.
Capability Management - Lead the identification of resource levels, skills and competencies required and skill gaps for new and existing staff. Provide advice on appropriate learning solutions, strategies and support. Advocate professional development and learning within the project.Essential Qualifications, Skills & Abilities

Experience of collaborating with a range of key stakeholders with varying seniority across an organisation
Highly developed negotiating and influencing skills with evidence of achieving desired results in a matrix environment
Experience of planning resourcing activity effectively to meet demand
Highly skilled in managing conflicting demands and expectations to deliver key objectives


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