Resourcing and Capacity Manager

Location
Deerfield, IL, US;Homeworking
Salary
Competitive
Posted
07 Apr 2021
Closes
07 May 2021
Ref
2021-13625
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Overview

***This position is a work from home position that can be worked remotely from anywhere in the United States***

Manages resourcing discussions for all core functions within Advanced Solutions. Effectively partners with identified functional leaders to manage and support demand planning processes and resource requirements. Analyzes resource assignments, skillsets, and availability and provides recommendations for potential assignment opportunities to functional leaders/managers. Researches resourcing requests and supports the assignment of employees and consultants to projects. Ensures data integrity in all source systems. Supports and educates internal partners on use of resourcing toolsets and processes. Manages and supports rollout and adoption of all new resourcing guidelines and processes. Analyzes resource information and provides recommendations to functional leaders/managers.

Advanced Clinical is a global clinical development organization that provides CRO, FSP, Quality & Validation, and Strategic Resourcing services for biopharmaceutical and medical device organizations. Our mission is to deliver a better clinical experience for our clients. With global experience in over 50 countries, we are committed to improving all lives touched by clinical research. We understand the complex nature of the clinical research industry and approach each opportunity with compassion. Together, we answer the hopes of patients and healthcare professionals with industry-leading services in global life-sciences. As part of the Advanced Group family of companies, Advanced Clinical employees provide the support, structure, and professional background and experience for better clinical trials and research. They are the foundation of our energetic and collaborative environment, where constant learning and service to others take top priority. We seek dynamic, hard-working team members who are inspired to work amongst diverse backgrounds and perspectives. From our altruistic mission to outstanding career development opportunities, there's no better place to grow your career than Advanced Clinical.

Responsibilities

  • Establishes partnerships with key functional leaders and ensures communication and sharing of information.
  • Facilitates resourcing requests and is responsible for the analysis, research, and recommendations to fill resourcing needs. Liaises with functional leaders to source needs appropriately.
  • Leads and/or supports discussions during functional resourcing calls/meetings. Actively participates in resourcing calls/meetings to gather information and action items as well as share best practices for the resourcing process. Manages confidential information regarding upcoming resource leaves, terminations, or organizational changes.
  • Escalates resourcing or process issues to Advanced Clinical senior management for assistance and resolution. Reviews and relays feedback from the functional leaders on suggested tool enhancements or process revisions.
  • Reviews and analyzes available resourcing tools to provide resourcing trends. Analyzes available data and provides detailed information to functional leaders to assist in resource assignments.
  • Collaborates with key stakeholders and functional team leads to ensure initial project forecast reflects accurate project timelines.
  • Reviews project roll-off timelines to assist in identifying resources for needs and proposals.
  • Analyzes therapeutic experience reports and Curriculum Vitae (CVs) and suggests resource assignments.
  • May Participates in the interviewing, hiring and onboarding of new staff. Performs other work-related duties and projects as assigned.
  • Minimal travel may be required (up to 25%).

Qualifications

  • Education:
    • BA/BS degree in business, management, or in the science/health care field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience:
    • Resource management experience including resourcing/logistics experience, preferably in a contract research organization, pharmaceutical or bio-technology company.
    • Direct and relevant clinical research experience preferred.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines while delivering high quality work in a dynamic environment is essential.
  • Attention to detail with excellent documentation skills and ability to continuously anticipate and solve problems using poise and effective interpersonal skills, with a team-oriented approach.
  • Excellent computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Email, and Internet are required.
At Advanced Group, our commitment to diversity and inclusion in every part of our organization is crucial to fulfilling our mission and demonstrating our REAL values. A diverse staff allows us to effectively draw on different perspectives and enhance our efficiency and effectiveness. Diversity thereby strengthens the legitimacy and relevance of Advanced Group in delivering services to our clients. We seek talented, creative individuals from a variety of backgrounds and cultures to work with us. It is our priority that our workplace be inclusive, welcoming of diverse ideas and appreciative of valuable experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is Advanced Group's practice not to discriminate against any Employee or applicant because of sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or sexual preference, pregnancy or maternity, genetic information, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This practice applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, layoff, Company-sponsored education, social and recreational programs, and treatment on the job. If you have a disability or handicap and would like us to accommodate you in any reasonable way, please inform your Recruiter so that we can meet to discuss the appropriate alternatives available.