Resource Administrator (12 month FTC)

KPMG Overview

KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Service Line Group


Job Description

Resource Management is a key function in professional services firms like KPMG but also in large corporate organisations.  It ensures that organisations have the right people, with the right skills, in the right locations, available at the right time. 

At KPMG, Resourcing is a critical and high-profile service provider within our business.  Working closely with our Capability groups (Audit, Tax and Advisory) and Human Resources, Resourcing ensures the effective utilisation and development of on and offshore resource.  Its responsibilities range from workforce planning and headcount management to resource deployment and career development. 

Effective Resourcing contributes significantly to KPMG delivering its business performance but also plays a key role in helping individuals at KPMG fulfil their career ambitions. 

We are a national team of 100+ resourcing specialists based in London and spread throughout key UK cities.  

A career in Resourcing provides the opportunity to gain a broad view of the many areas within KPMG and learn a variety of skills.  Indeed, due to its impact on business performance, the Resourcing team work closely with business managers and Operations and Finance teams. Resourcing team members will also work very closely with the HR, Recruitment and Learning and Development teams on all people related matters. 

Roles and Responsibilities 

As an E Grade within the Resourcing team you will be required to support service line resourcing across the business. Operationally this may involve: 

- Staff Planning and Resourcing
- Global Mobility
- Management Reporting
- People Management
- Headcount Forecasting 

You will also be required to support Resourcing projects and drive change within the function. This will involve working closely with HR and local Performance Leaders to understand the wider business strategy.
People Management plays a large role in Resourcing and responsibilities will include identifying career learning and development opportunities for employees, balancing development goals with business need and reviewing the inbound recruitment pipeline in line with the firm’s work force planning strategy. 

The Opportunity 

We are recruiting an E Grade to join the RM team within Risk Consulting, specifically within the Internal Audits Risk and Compliance practice (IARCS).  The successful candidate will work across all the service lines within IARCS, building relationships with business managers and client facing delivery staff so that as a team we can bring the right skills to match client demand at the optimal moment.  Supported and mentored by a lead RM and the Risk Consulting RM team the successful candidate will demonstrate intelligence, resourcefulness and a goal focussed approach to achieve the results the business expects.  
Progression within RM is attainable right through to Director level, and the breadth and scale of the firm allows ample opportunity to move, learn and develop a full Resource Management career within our diverse and exciting business. 

Key Skills

- Evidence of relationship management and communications skills by demonstrating the ability to build relationships with members of staff
- Resilient and capable of working in a challenging, continuously changing environment
- Confident, assertive and have the ability to prioritise and manage both their workload
- Ability to compile information, with high standards of attention to detail
- A positive “Can do” attitude
- Calm and patient under pressure
- Demonstrate drive and enthusiasm to take ownership of tasks and see them to successful conclusion
- Evidence of working with MS Excel and desire to do more 




Recognising and Motivating you

If the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally. 

‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Intelligent Working

While some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands. 

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

Applying with a disability

KPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG. 

Returning to work after a break

At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

Policy for Agencies

KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy

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