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EMEA Resource Coordinator

Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: Jan 10, 2024

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Company Overview

Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is a global professional services firm specializing in turnaround and interim management, performance improvement and business advisory services. A&M delivers specialist operational, consulting and industry expertise to management and investors seeking to accelerate performance, overcome challenges and maximize value across the corporate and investment lifecycles. Founded in 1983, the firm is known for its distinctive restructuring heritage, hands-on approach and relentless focus on execution and results.

Overview of the Role

Working with a diverse team of Resource Managers, we are looking for a Resource Coordinator to support the strategic resource planning, forecasting and reporting across the European practice areas, covering our offices in Europe. 

The ideal candidate will be looking for a challenging role in a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and highly professional company and will have experience in dealing with tight deadlines, multitasking and the ability to build and maintain relationships across all levels of seniority. 

Responsibilities:

  • Support day to day staff deployment across several SBUs by understanding European staff skills and development needs 
  • Form good understanding of projects in pipeline and help prioritise based on commercial drivers and urgency
  • Produce weekly utilisation and capacity reports, flagging actions needed to ensure fair distribution of work
  • Ensure non-billable activity tracker is up to date, drive and prioritise business development staffing demand
  • Deputise for Resource Manager in chairing weekly resourcing calls as and when required
  • Ensure accurate information is updated on the scheduling tool
  • Ensure skill database is regularly updated by European staff
  • Set up and conduct new joiner induction calls for junior staff, to understand their experience and outline key resourcing processes
  • Build strong relationships across the European business with internal stakeholders including Talent Acquisition, HR, Finance and Operations teams
  • Provide hands-on technical support and assistance with administrative tasks when required
  • Help to provide training on resourcing tools and resourcing processes as and when required

Soft Skills:

  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Team player, brings energy, creativity, and positivity
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong organisational and time management skills with the ability to plan and prioritise workload
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and challenging environment
  • Works well under pressure and with challenging individuals
  • Flexible working style
  • Relationship management experience, strong interpersonal skills and able to interact and work effectively with a wide range of people at all levels
  • Use initiative, problem solve and make appropriate recommendations for resourcing decisions

Personal Qualifications:

  • Fluent English speaker
  • Fluency in another European language, ideally German or French, would be highly advantageous
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (in particular Excel)
  • Previous experience in a Resourcing role would be ideal, but not essential
  • Previous experience using a Resource Management/ Planning tool (e.g. Retain) advantageous

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, family medical history, genetic information or other protected medical condition, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by and in accordance with applicable laws. Employees and Applicants can find A&M policy statements and additional information by region here.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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