Consulting Resource Management Lead

Job Description: The consulting RMO (resource management office) lead will lead the internal fulfillment process for over 1000 consultants in North America, who are spread across multiple industries/functional areas. This is a role that will have direct supervision of 2-3 analysts with specific business unit alignments. The role reports into Cognizant consulting unit's COO.   Responsibilities: Oversees liaison of RMO analysts with individual consulting business unit leaders/operations teams to gather a clean view of demand and pipeline - demand is of 2 kinds - shorter duration/higher velocity 'advisory' work, and longer duration 'BA' work Ensures a 'high-touch' connect with individual consultants, being aware of their skills, aspirations and development needs Maintains a current view of supply - in terms of both bench resources and those becoming available in near future Works with individual business unit leaders and operations teams to ensure enforcement of bench policies Manages the 'proposal' process of recommending resources to meet upcoming demands, by taking into consideration skillset match, prioritization and logistical/aspirational aspects Liaises with external recruitment team to fulfil from market, where internal resources are unavailable Works on improving existing processes, and structures - provides proactive inputs for strategic changes   Requirements: Undergraduate degree Strong communication (both verbal and written) High energy and positive attitude Ability to act professionally under pressure, and deal both firmly and with empathy as the situation requires (high EQ) 10+ yrs of experience in a staffing function, preferably in a consulting environment or other 'short cycle business' Ability to deal with complex matrixed organizational structures and senior stakeholders Job ID: 00029186101
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
11 - 15 years

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