Resource Manager - HEO

Croydon, UK
Salary 35000 - 37000 SALARY
Closing date
13 May 2021

Job Details

Join us as a Recruitment Coordinator with the Home Office ??? HEO Level

(Croydon or Liverpool, Full-time, Permanent)

Why Join Home Office?

This role is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and innovative person to be at the forefront of change in one of the great Departments of State. We are delivering significant transformation to continue keeping our citizens safe and our country secure. New technology and the fast-evolving nature of the threats we face mean we must adapt, and adapt fast, and with the UK leaving the EU, the need for change is greater than ever.

Project Managers provide a key role delivering the Home Office Transformation Portfolio. It is large, complex, and challenging and encompasses over 20 major and/or mission critical projects and programmes plus four business portfolios of change. There is a strong focus on agile, modular project delivery, supported by enterprise-wide portfolio management and you could find yourself working on a project for the UK???s critical national infrastructure through to a complex technology enabled business change programme.

About Capita

At Capita, we support clients across a range of sectors, including local Government, central Government, education, transport, health, life and pensions, insurance and other private sector organisations. We support with expertise applied by the talent across our business in combination with technology, insight and analytics to keep our clients ahead of change, sharper than competitors and more efficient than ever ??? and we always need new talent to help us achieve our goals.

We are currently recruiting for interesting and exciting positions at the Home Office. The Home Office keeps the UK secure and prosperous; protects its citizens, residents and visitors and their property; and upholds rights, liberties, and the rule of law. Leading on immigration and passports, drugs policy, crime and fire policy, counterterrorism, and work to ensure visible, responsive, and accountable policing in the UK.

The Role of a Recruitment Coordinator

The role provides management of data and development to staff involved in understanding and mapping the full range of capability and capacity currently deployed but also required in the future to effectively deliver the portfolio. The team activities compliment those delivered under HR Transformation through the provision of additional solutions such as the management of commercial contracts for project delivery resources, deployment of PPD resources and re-allocation of project delivery professionals to priority roles.

The Resource Manager will collaborate with projects across the Home Office to understand and address the issues related to capacity or capability through data analysis that impact the overall delivery confidence of the portfolio. This is fast paced and high priority work. This is an ideal opportunity to be actively involved in PPD capability workstreams; whilst gaining experience of contract management, cross government activity and wider capability resourcing initiatives across the project delivery profession.

Typical Role Responsibilities:


Work alongside the project delivery professionals to implement planned strategies for projects, in line with the project requirements and standards. Likely to be focused on resourcing and allocation of internal resources.

Stakeholder Management:

Engage with stakeholders on resource management requirements alongside the Capability Team Manager and Capability Lead.


Collect timely and accurate data to report on Project Resource and Capability activities, planned or otherwise, on a regular basis to local or departmental teams. Highlight key resourcing and capability risks. Support the use of resource management tools in projects.

Capability Management:

Utilise the tools and techniques for the identification of resource levels, skills and competencies required and skill gaps for new and existing staff, to build project delivery capability.

Skills & Experience:


    Good IT skills, especially MS Excel, Outlook & PowerPointGood communication and stakeholder management skillsOrganisational skills and ability to prioritiseSound decision-making skillsExperience of delivering successful outcomes for customers to agreed deadlinesGood attention to detail, with experience of managing complex data, including staffing and finance informationRecruitment KnowledgeMaking Effective DecisionsDelivering at PaceWorking TogetherCommunicating and Influencing


    Knowledge of public or private sector recruitmentProject delivery experience

Please note successful applicants will be expected to go through vetting and Security Clearance.

We look forward to hearing from you and wish you the very best of luck with your application.

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