Resource Management Assistant Director (National Consulting)

Location: Cleveland, OH & Other Locations

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent

Sector: Career Development

Resource Management Assistant Director

Full Job Description:

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Our Experience Management (EM) team is committed to providing our people with relevant experiences to promote career development and growth. As an Experience Manager, you’ll be networking and identifying talent with specific skill sets and interests to build diverse teams supporting our clients. You’ll build relationships at all levels and be a trusted business advisor to our business leaders. You’ll also interact with various business functions, including finance, human resources and business development, and be a crucial piece in helping to drive our business in meeting strategic goals.

The opportunity 

You’ll work to successfully execute resource/scheduling assignments that are complex, great in scope and require extensive relationships with engagement subarea managers. You’ll focus on matching resource needs with availability while taking into consideration skills required, personal preferences and engagement risk. You’ll coordinate with other resource managers and client service leaders to balance workloads and address staffing needs as required.

Your key responsibilities 

  • Participate in the forecasting process that helps resource management teams achieve maximum utilization of resource support.
  • Identify means of continual resource management process improvements along with developing and sharing leading practices across subareas.
  • Resolve conflicts with engagement team members to identify appropriate alternatives in a timely manner considering engagement requirements and developmental goals of supported staff.
  • Build relationships and communicate continually with client service personnel to identify personal schedule preferences and/or career development issues.
  • May meet with senior leadership to discuss staffing requirements for their clients and to gain an understanding of specific engagements needs and details.
  • May coordinate with cross-functional teams to assign counselors to resource analysts, identify instructors for firm-sponsored training programs, and manage the onboarding needs of interns, staff hires and transfer employees.
  • Counsel supported personnel as needed/requested; raise individual issues to appropriate leadership.
  • Manage resource analyst assignments and report on their progress to subarea leaders.
  • Manage day-to-day operational activities of resource analysts.

Skills and attributes for success 

  • Strong analytical skills; detail-oriented
  • Very strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proficient at negotiation and conflict management
  • Strong client service focus; responsive to requests and maintains a sense of urgency in resolving issues
  • Adaptable to changing environments, ability to work longer hours as needed

To qualify for the role, you must have 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 8-10 plus years of experience. Experience in a professional services firm desired

Ideally, you’ll also have 

  • Proficiency in use of scheduling tool and other Microsoft applications
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks; strong organizational skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Supervisory experience

What we look for 

We’re interested in knowledgeable professionals ready to take ownership for spotting trends and improving our processes. You’ll need to be naturally curious, ready to learn and have a genuine passion for improvement. If you’re aiming to influence change within a world-class organization, all while developing your own career, this role is for you.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

•    Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
•    Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
•    Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
•    Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible:

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