Creative Resource Manager - Agency - Full Time - WFH during Covid-19

Starts April / May
Duration Full Time
Status Full Time
Rate Up to $80,000 DOE
Our agency client is looking for a Resource Manager to join their team full time. If you understand the creative/ design process inside out and backwards and have a passion for making sure resources are allocated properly for every project - this role could be for you!

What you'll be doing as the Resource Manager in this role:
- Working lockstep with Project Managers and Business Unit leaders to understand projects in their funnel and work in the active queue to ensure that each project has the resources it needs to deliver on time and on budget.
- Understanding project scope, budget and current resource utilization to identify gaps in resourcing that need to be filled by either internal resources or freelance resources.
- Using your thorough understanding of the creative and design process to ensure you are budgeting accurately and aligning the right skillsets to the right projects to ensure successful execution of the project.
- Reporting regularly to project owners and leaders on budget and resource utilization per project; providing organized status updates and flagging any issues - offering solutions.
- Reviewing portfolio and assisting with the selection of the right freelancers for your projects.

Skills and Experience:
- 5+ years of experience in a Resource related role, must have agency experience.
- Exceptional understanding of the creative and design process, roles and responsibilities, industry tools/programs etc.
- Confident working from a set budget to create a resourcing plan that can include internal resources, freelancers and partners.
- Highly organized - keeping a tight eye on budget, resource performance and utilization - ensuring scope, timelines and budget are all met.
- Communicating regularly with your Project Managers and Business unit to understand what programs are being pitched.
- Onboarding and managing freelancer process to ensure they have everything the need to perform their role.
- Team Tools: Salesforce and Float.

If this sounds like you, please send along your CV - we are eager to meet you!

MAY 2021

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