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Jun 05, 2018

Westborough, MA

Freelance

Agent: David F.

Job #: 133765

Job Description

Our audio tech client is searching for a strategic thinker who can help us manage and support resource planning for all creative and production staff through project and resource forecasting, capacity planning
and staff utilization reporting. The resource planner will ensure optimal resourcing levels are maintained to meet our forecasted client demand globally.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
Implementing and managing creative and production capacity planning and forecasting models to strategically forecast supply and demand requirements for upcoming project scheduling. (35%)
 Forecasting future and ongoing resource challenges with the ability to proactively bring data driven proposals for contractor staffing utilization. (15%)
 Partnering with Leaders and Creative Project Manager to monitor and track key performance indicators to identify over/under utilization patterns and/or deviation from expected results (10%)
 Partnering with stakeholders to develop, implement and monitor standard operating procedures for budgeting, planning and committing project resources. (10%)
 Managing communication around shifting priorities with key stakeholders to ensure positive workflow, escalating exceptions and issues to leadership, as necessary. (10%)
 Reporting on the day-to-day resource management requests, tracking availability of resources & working with Creative Project Managers to quickly and effectively escalate and resolve deviation from project plans.(10%)
 Responsibility for developing quality, on-time and accurate reporting using resource management-related tools. (5%)
 Working with Process Design and Systems staff to optimize global resourcing workflows in alignment with project management systems. (5%)

Knowledge & Skill Requirements:
 Resource Planning
 WorkFront Experience
 Deep understanding of agency creative workflow and creative skillsets and synergies
 KPI/Data & Reporting
 Project Management / PMP Certification (Desired)
 Agile / Lean experience (Desired)
 Experience working with global teams (Desired)


Education Experience:
 BS/BA degree in Business or related discipline
 5+ years work experience in a role focused on resource planning

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