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.