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Resource Manager

Resource Manager

Job Type: Full Time 

Location: Home Based with ability to travel

Responsible to: Operations Director

Who we are? 

Ignite Technology provides project & portfolio management (PPM), automation, mainframe and cybersecurity software, consultancy services and support across Europe Middle East & Africa.

With offices in the UK, Czech Republic, Netherlands and Dubai, our dedicated team provide a breadth of services spanning consultancy, project implementation and support & training.

Everything we do is about enabling our customers to succeed by bringing the very best people, experience and innovation together.

We are excited to offer an opportunity to join our team at a pivotal point in the company’s recent growth.

What will you be doing?

We are seeking an experienced Resource Manager to manage the resource management function within the company.

Ignite Technology is a rapidly growing Value Added Reseller and provider of consulting services.

This is a new role within the business and seen as being core to help drive our growth and future success.

The role will report into the operations director and engage across the business.

Primary Duties would include;

  • To manage internal and external consulting resources across existing and future work
  • The successful candidate will also assist with new hires, for consulting and the wider business

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Understanding consulting resource demand from consulting and Sales Directors
  • Maintain a rolling 6 month resource plan
  • Track and measure resource utilization
  • Track and measure workforce diversity
  • Engage with finance to ensure fiscal plans are met
  • Engage with HR and Legal to ensure compliance, policies are applied and paperwork processed correctly
  • Maintain existing resource partner relationships
  • Find contract and permanent resources for consulting and the broader business
  • Onboarding new consulting and education partners
  • Understand the evolving software product stack and plan for expected new skills
  • Manage and enable sales and delivery certification programme
  • Advocate the Ignite culture to the consulting team
  • Working towards maintaining and improving gross margin

What we are looking for?

We are looking for a candidate with the following skills and experience;

  • Minimum 5 years resource management experience is required
  • Experience of recruiting consultants as well as employed staff, across multiple locations worldwide – including UK, Europe and Middle East & Africa
  • Awareness of consulting and how it fits into Enterprise IT tooling
  • Experience of resource management tooling

In addition, the ideal candidate will have the following attributes;

  • Understands the large corporate landscape as a supplier
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks, take initiative and work proactively with minimal supervision
  • Trusted advisor who provides balanced, pragmatic advice around manpower planning
  • Robust, resilient and agile
  • Ability to liaise, influence, challenge effectively and build relationships at all levels
  • Experience of conflict resolution, with the ability to manage complex conflicts between numerous parties

What you can expect from us?

We pride ourselves on taking the development of our people seriously and are pleased to offer;

  • Salary dependent on experience
  • 25 days Annual Leave (Not including Bank Holidays)
  • Employer Pension contribution
  • Remote Working with Suitable IT Infrastructure & Equipment provided
  • Professional development


If so, we would love to hear from you!  Please attach an up to date copy of your CV to the link provided and we will be in direct contact.

Good luck!

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: Competitive depending on experience
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Human_Resources
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: IT02
  • Posted: 2021-04-20 14:09:42 -

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