Parexel has an excellent opportunity to join our Global Resource Management group as a home based, Senior Resource Planner.
The Senior Resource Planner is responsible for identification and assignment of potential team members for proposals / bid defense meeting for newly awarded projects and for changes of team members on awarded projects, running reports on Resource Management tool and forecasting of potential resource needs (within assigned business area).
You will engage with senior levels of the business to influence resource related decisions and challenge assumptions.
This position is Monday - Friday; daytime hours and 100% remote. No travel is required.
Key Responsibilities :
Lead responsibility for a large group of resources from a planning, allocation and forecasting perspective
Serves as a mentor role to other resource planners
Participate in staff meetings of operational leadership and seen as an influencer to resourcing decisions
Maintain macro-level understanding of awarded work, potential new business, resource demand for the next 3-6 months, resource supply and challenges within the scope of the role
Evaluate specific resource needs for proposals / bid defense meetings and awarded studies (Amount of hours needed and by when, overall experience and experience in requested Therapeutic Area in order to be successful)
Provide CVs and bio sketch for inclusion in proposals and for clients for awarded trials appropriate (if applicable)
Develop, prepare, and distribute resourcing projection reports (monthly at a minimum or more frequently as needed)
Evaluate and assist in the development of resource planning tools and databases as needed
Develop and track metrics relating to Project Management resourcing
Successful candidates will possess :
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree or Project Management Skills a plus
3-5 years of resource planning or project planning experience required
Strong analytical skills and an understanding of planning processes
Sound interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Client focused approach to work, ability to interact professionally within a client organization
Ability to identify and address issues proactively in a timely manner
Effective time management in order to meet daily metrics or team objectives
Ability to take initiative and work independently
Excellent computer and internet skills including knowledge of MS-Office products such as Excel and Word.