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Professional Services: Resource & Practice Advisor

Job Title: Professional Services: Resource & Practice Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Industry:
Reference: FSD/15041
Contact Name: Fleur Daniell
Contact Email: fsd@elliottscotthr.com
Job Published: November 07, 2019 08:57

Job Description

The Resource & Practice Advisor role sits within a specific practice area and works closely with the Partners and the associates with regard to the allocation of work and the day-to-day coordination of the practice


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide information and advice in respect of manpower planning and resourcing

  • To identify appropriate assignments for senior associates and below incorporating the individuals’ preferences and development goals where possible

  • Take ownership for and manage the work allocation tool, and ensure the integrity of the data included in the tool including annual leave and non-chargeable activities

  • For the Singapore office, review leave requests to ensure adequate staffing

  • Provide forecast and actual utilisation and availability reports for the RPAL and partner group plus any other ad hoc reports that may be requested, in a timely and targeted manner

  • Organize Partner meetings, team meetings and AGMs as required. Preparing agendas, materials and minutes and progressing agreed action lists.

  • Ensure, in conjunction with the HR Manager, that lawyers in the practice areas receive a documented annual appraisal and that career development plans are implemented and reviewed

  • Previous resource allocation experience preferably gained in a large commercial environment, ideally Professional Services; or

  • A recruitment background with the desire to move in to the resource allocation field, with the right transferable skills and personable attributes to move in to this profession

  • Previous practice/business co-ordination experience in a professional services firm

 

Skills/Experience:

  • Ability to communicate with staff at all levels.

  • Customer service focus.

  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organisational skills.

  • Proactive and self-directed, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

  • Strong influencing and problem solving skills.

  • Proven ability to build and maintain strong internal and external working relationships

 

For further details please contact Fleur Daniell on +65 6493 1873 or share your details at fsd@elliottscotthr.com.

Job Code: FSD/15041


EA License Number: 14C6917

Registration Number: R1764804

 

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