Workforce Planner - 18 month Fixed Term
Callaghan Innovation
Wellington, NZ
2d ago

Te kāinga iho pūmanawa - A Place Where Talent Wants to Live .

  • Based in Wellington
  • Work alongside and learn from some of the best and brightest thinkers in Aotearoa.
  • The chance to make a real difference in the innovation journey of our country.
  • Callaghan Innovation is New Zealand's innovation agency. Our goal is to connect businesses to the networks, capability and funding they need to make their ideas happen.

    We are committed to creating an environment for our people to do their best work, this includes providing opportunities for ongoing personal and professional development.

    About the Role

    Reporting to the P3M Lead the Resource Planner is responsible for ensuring that resources are managed efficiently and effectively in order to optimise use of resources to achieve performance targets and programme deliverables and the overall delivery of the portfolio to minimize overtime spend.

    This role is required to work collaboratively with the Programme Managers to ensure that their resourcing requirement plans will enable the successful delivery of the programme outcomes.

    Work alongside some of New Zealand's most innovative people.

    You are digitally savvy and keen to embrace and apply new technologies. With an agile way of working and a growth mindset, you will be set to be future-ready.

    To be successful you will have the following attributes and skills :

  • Tertiary qualification in a QA related discipline and / or experience in a similar role
  • At least 5+ years as a workforce planner and / or resource planner
  • Good knowledge of workforce management tools and an in-depth understanding of forecasting methods and formulas.
  • Proven relevant experience working with a large complex project and organisation.
  • Identification and implementation of new methodology for planning, including the use, development, or procurement of effective workforce management software (WFM) and or other in-house systems / Excel / google docs
  • Committed to process and practice improvement
  • Self-motivated, proactive, with the ability to use initiative and work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong problem-solving skills with ability to resolve issues and manage risk
  • Solid organization skills including attention to detail, time management and multitasking skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to liaise with internal and external stakeholders at all levels in a professional manner and particularly the ability to present ideas, information and advice in a way that is understandable by a range of audiences.
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Has sound judgement and makes consistently good decisions.
  • Understands putting the customer at the heart of everything they do.
  • Demonstrates ability to embrace new technologies
  • Ability to understand and apply agile ways of working
  • Applies a growth mindset and focused on self-development and growth
  • This is a unique opportunity to use your skills and experience and help New Zealand shape the future of R&D. If you are looking for the opportunity to make a difference, please APPLY NOW to submit your application.

    Applications close 18th May 2021

    Please contact recruitment if you have any questions or refer to the Job Description attached.

    Callaghan Innovation provides a healthy and safe environment which encourages inclusiveness, diversity, and collaboration, putting our people at the heart of what we do.

    You must have the right to live and work in NZ to apply for this job.

    Job Details

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