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Resource Manager

Location: MILTON KEYNES, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE Salary: 16.92 - 16.92 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3096804

Our client, The Open University is a public distance learning and Research University, and one of the biggest universities in the UK for undergraduate education.  

Their innovative and inclusive approach to education has seen 1.89 million people, all over the world, realising their educational ambitions by studying with the University since it opened in 1969.

The staff are committed to putting their students first and to supporting them to realise their potential. Study with the OU is more than just education – it is life changing learning, do you want to be part of this team?

The OU is looking to recruit an experienced Resource Manager to work within Learning Teaching Innovation.  The role is full time from 9th October to 22nd December 2017.

The successful candidate will be;

Responsible for the allocation of resources across Development & Production to ensure efficient, utilisation of resources to deliver agreed projects to time.

Able to monitor and forecast demand in order to ensure that there are sufficient resources to meet current and future project requirements.

Able to monitor staff utilisation and project progress and communicate under- or over-utilisation of resources, incorporate project slippage in timelines and agree new resourcing schedules to enable projects to be completed on time and to schedule.

Able to identify conflicts between schedules and capacity within agreed project criteria and escalate issues to Senior Project Managers where necessary.

If you have a proven track record of workflow management, capacity planning, estimating and scheduling within a busy corporate environment, please contact Sophie Holmes or Megan Evans-Evans on 01908 660057 to discuss the role further.


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