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IT Resource Planning Manager

Location:
Wayne, PA 
Area Code:
610 
Telecommute:
no 
Travel Required:
none 
Skills:
PMO, PM, project manager 
Pay Rate:
open + bonus ++ 
Tax Term:
FULLTIME 
Length:
permanent 
Date Posted:
11-25-2014 
Position ID:
496 
Dice ID:
10101529 

The Robinson Group has been retained to find a key new person for a global client that is consistently voted one of the best places to work locally.

The company is well respected, provides exceptional total compensation and career growth.

Please send your resume confidentially to joliver@robinsongroup.com

The role is an IT person who will have a portfolio of up to 200 projects and will determine how to best resource those projects - will develop relationships with 3rd parties, understand demand, skill requirements, available capacity and match the demand with the resources.
 
This role will be the gatekeeper for the identification and assignment of all IT project resources and will manage the optimization of resources required to deliver functional and enterprise IT Portfolios.
 
Develop processes, systems and tools to optimize IT (and ultimately business) resources in terms of skill, caliber and capacity in order to underpin the improvement in quality of project delivery.
 
In collaboration with Procurement, develop a sustainable sourcing strategy for project management specifically, and other skill sets as identified.
 
Manages development of associated SOWs for specific project specific resources (unless bundled as part of an RFP)
Major responsibilities will include:
 
1. Develop and maintain enterprise wide IT capacity plan reflecting current and planned resource demand. Analyses resource requirements, identifies appropriate candidate(s), sourcing externally when appropriate. Liaises with requester and candidate to ensure best fit (skill, capacity) for role. Provides recommendations in the event of a resource conflict
 
2. Analyse and provide insight to Portfolio Managers about resource constraints and opportunities in order to inform portfolio schedule planning, and provides recommended solutions, arbitrating on resource conflicts where appropriate 
 
3. Develop, manage and continuously improve processes, systems and tools, e.g. requirements analysis and sourcing processes, skills database, capacity planning tool
 
4.Manage 3rd party sourcing and accompanying SOWs
 

Education and Experience Requirements: .
Bachelor's degree in computer science, system analysis or a related study, or equivalent experience
Knowledge / qualification in IT standards such as ITIL .Knowledge of Pharmaceutical industry preferred
Demonstrable knowledge, experience and capabilities in resource and capacity planning and analysis, and Request, Project and Program methodologies and lifecycles, e.g. SDLC .Demonstrable experience of working with on-shore and off-shore IT providers
 

 
James Oliver
The Robinson Group
3400 West Chester Pike
Ste 200
Newtown Square, PA 19073
Phone: (610) 353-4747
Fax: 610228.8205