HR Workforce Planning Specialist - Birmingham

Strategic Workforce Planning Specialist


£55 - 65,000

We are recruiting a Workforce Planning Specialist for a large commercial client in Birmingham. Working on a specific time sensitive project, your role will be to liaise with senior managers across the business to identify skills need and translate this into a proactive three year recruitment plan.

Having focused on creating a robust operational team this year, your role will be to filter data into a strategy which the recruiters and HR Business Partners can deliver on.

Responsibilities will include:

  • To develop and implement a workforce planning approach that is integrated with the business planning process.

  • To develop a workforce development reporting process that enables clear communication of organisational employment dynamics.

  • To identify resourcing requirements for the short term (less than 1 year), medium term (1-3 years), and long term (3 years plus) through a detailed understating of the business plan and deliverables. Allocate costs where appropriate for business budget planning purposes.

  • To create forecasting and capacity models to plan for future demand, growth and channel shifts.

We are looking for:

  • Knowledge of workforce trends including (for example) global mobility, government influence, micro and macro employment trends, skills developments.

  • Understanding of resourcing commercial requirements particularly utilisation, headcount, and other key business performance indicators

  • Understanding of business planning processes

  • HRIS Systems experience (Taleo, Peoplesoft), Oracle Enterprise BI suite

  • Experience developing workforce planning and modelling.

  • Experience leveraging technology to drive efficient and effective resourcing solutions

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