Resource Management Initiatives Manager - REMOTE: EMEA or Americas
Company: dentsu international
Posted on: June 25, 2022
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help clients navigate, progress and succeed in a world of change.
Businesses rely on our integrated network of agencies and
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creative, media, commerce, data and technology. Part of Dentsu
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Building this culture within our teams makes us better
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outcomes for all.
The Resource Management Initiatives Manager will work on key
initiatives related to the implementation of Resource Management
and Workforce Planning at dentsu. The role will consider the entire
capability from vision/principles to process to technology to
change and team organization structure. Depending on the project
phase and the needs of the market/service line, the role's focus
may shift amongst these various elements.
Each of our markets/sls is starting at a different point as we look
to build and implement this new capability. We have to 'meet them
where they are' and seek reasonable paths forward, while also
ensuring that we stay true to the global vision and design. The
person will have to balance 'theory and practice' and bring a
pragmatic approach to finding the way forward.
The person in this role will also provide direct, hands on support
as needed to drive forward implementation such as helping with data
migration tasks or creating / delivering training. The intent would
be to jump in and help with whatever needs to be done.
Thus - the person in this role will need to pivot from task to
task, and quickly jump in and build relationships with a variety of
people across HR, Resource Management, Operations, Finance and
Business Leaders. Their specific portfolio will evolve over time
based on both tactical issues and strategic priorities. Initial
areas of focus are in the Americas, but could also be in EMEA or
APAC. Our over-arching vision is to make sound resource management
and workforce planning decisions that will benefit our people, our
clients, and our business.
Key Responsibilities And Accountabilities
- Works to define and implement new / evolved solutions to
improve our overall Resource Management and WFP functions.
- Maintains understanding of resource management and workforce
planning processes, metrics and capabilities and how they are used
to fulfill client demand and meet the needs of our people.
- Active participant in design and implementation calls bring
both the 'global view' and the 'local view' and ensuring that the
discussion is balance.
- Takes specific actions to move initiatives forward - which
could include: completing design deliverables, testing technology
solutions, describing solutions/approaches to end users,
creating/preparing delivering training, etc.
- Provide feedback during design and after implementation -
considering their own experience and the feedback of stakeholders -
so that current and future solutions are shaped to optimally meet
the needs of the business and people.
- Advises leadership, HR and RM colleagues and line personnel on
resource management processes and best practices
- Collaborates with a variety of stakeholders to define and
implement both tactical and strategic solutions.
- 5+ years of experience in Talent Management, Workforce
Planning, Resource Management, Recruiting, Business Operations or
other related fields.
- Bias for quick action and collaborative problem solving
- Ability to translate strategies/visions into detailed, workable
- Experience shaping new processes/improvements and successfully
- Understanding of the digital/advertising industry or related
industries (e.g. professional services)
- Change management / Influencing Skills
- Ability to connect with people across a variety of business
functions/disciplines and understand their unique needs
- Flexibility to work outside of normal working hours to
accommodate meetings with people around the world.
- Comfortable in an ambiguous, fast-paced environment with
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A range of medical, dental, vision, 401(k) matching, paid time off,
and other benefits are available. For more information about dentsu
benefits, please visit https://dentsubenefitsplus.com/
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