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Senior Resource Coordinator- Cloud Presales - Digital Velocityat CDW Careers

Job ID: 
22003529
Focus Area: 
Project Management
Date Posted 
Jul 26, 2022
Location: 
Remote, Remote
Employment Type: 
Full-Time

The Senior Resource Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Business Unit and/or Practice with the identification, coordination, scheduling/assigning, tracking and utilization balancing of project resources in collaboration with project and resource management. This role provides support to practice operations and leadership for resource forecasting/trending, overall team capacity, project administration & reporting and administrative duties. In addition, the Senior Resource Coordinator facilitates the preparedness and engagement of partners and stakeholders as necessary. 

 

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Provide staffing assistance to the Operations Supervisors for complex, partner and international staffing needs
  • Review and advise the business on resource capacity issues and implement solutions to minimize constraints
  • Facilitate the selection, screening, and engagement of third-party resources
  • Ensure regional engineering utilization targets are met
  • Create, report and advise business leaders on coworker capacity and utilization trends
  • Oversee all projects within a region are staffed in a timely manner

Responsibilities

  • Ensure Business Unit, Practice and Partner resources are assigned in a timely manner based on predefined priorities
  • Ensure that best practices are embraced, communicated, and adhered to
  • Provide staffing escalation support
  • Identify and communicate staffing trends
  • Support Business Unit & Practice vision, goals and strategies
  • Contribute to Practice Operations team meetings and best practices
  • Review Business Unit and Practice project performance to ensure accurate staffing assignments
  • Review Business Unit and Practice projected resource reports to ensure timely staffing assignments
  • Review scheduling for availability gaps
  • Awareness and support of pipeline and project bookings
  • Collaborate with Practice and Resource Management Leadership to ensure training/shadowing opportunities are fulfilled and utilization targets are achieved by our billable resources

Skills and Knowledge

  • Maintain a positive work environment
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong operational and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to managing competing priorities
  • History of successfully coordinating complex projects 
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Ability to work with diverse groups and individuals
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and follow through
  • Ability to identify and creatively resolve staffing issues
  • Proven negotiation skills

Measurements and Targets

  • Billable utilization
  • Process compliance
  • Time to staff

Education and/or Skill-Set Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar support role for a professional services organization preferred

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate degree or certification in a business related (project management) program


COVID-19 Update:
CDW is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of known hazards and to ensuring the safety, health, and well-being of coworkers and candidates for employment and their families, as well as the community.


CDW requires all coworkers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the only exceptions being a documented, legally required medical or religious accommodation.  Prior to starting with CDW, successful candidates will be required to: (i) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide CDW with proof of full vaccination; or (ii) apply for and receive a medical or religious-based accommodation to be exempt from the mandatory vaccination policy.

 
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