Resource manager

Job description

The Resource Manager (RM) is ultimately responsible for co-ordinating and managing the all creative resources for any Client or Agency project - demonstrating ongoing risk assessment and tactical solutions where required. The RM will require both strong financial acumen, and excellent attention to detail, along with the ability to work within a busy environment working to often tight deadlines and specified budgets. Responsibilities In addition to the above you will also be experience in and be responsible for:  Managing all creative resources within Geometry London.  Generate resource plans for each and every project.  Control & monitor creative schedules & workflow to ensure teams work to agreed budgets & schedules.  Work with the Project Managers to maximise internal resource & match briefs to appropriate skillsets.  Run and schedule weekly status meetings with Account Handlers and Creative Directors to review work schedules, agree priorities and align on timelines.  Weekly job reconciliations across all projects with the Creative Services Director.  Secure all necessary approvals & sign off through Screen Dragon prior to release of any creative resources  Weekly with Creative Services Director to review Freelance Portfolios.  Work with Creative Services Director to plan for upcoming projects.  Ensure all agency teams have what they need to deliver on brief, on  budget and on time. You We are looking for an individual who has shopper & retail experience in an agency environment. You will have good experience in reviewing creative portfolio and understanding core skill strengths. You will also have a strong attention to detail and the ability to work effectively, to tight deadlines in a pressurised environment. You will also:  Works collaboratively – recognises the value and responsibility of working in a team and seeks to maintain and build effective relationships both internally and externally.  Problem solving – ability to anticipate and prevent problems occurring as well as implementing effective solutions to problems when they arise ensuring the relevant team members are alerted.  Thinks innovatively – looks beyond the obvious to develop highly reactive and impactful solutions.  Deals constructively with frustration and stress, maintaining a professional and positive manner.  Strives to achieve excellence in everything that they do.  Demonstrates ‘passion’ – approaches all tasks in a wholehearted and enthusiastic manger.  Shows initiative and a ‘can-do’ attitude.  Highly motivated and a self-starter.  Recognises the need for management support when necessary.  Constantly looks for and learns from new information or experiences.  Deals constructively with frustration and stress, maintaining a professional and positive manner  Is direct and honest in dealing with others.  Treats all people with respect and fairness.

The Package

Aside from the usual holiday and pension allowances, you will have access to a whole host of other benefits and activities such as: • Subsidised Restaurant and Free Fruit Mondays • Big Deals Local Discount Card and Subsidised Tastecard • Monthly Social Activities • Well-being Programme • Summer Fridays • Onsite Subsidised Massages • Reduced Gym Memberships • Cycle to Work Scheme • Eye Care and Glasses Vouchers • Childcare Vouchers • Season Ticket Loans • WPP Discounts You will also have a clear long term career development plan through our quarterly ‘Career Conversations’ and access to our learning and development activities such as our Mentor Programme, Power Hours, Inspirational Speakers and online learning platforms. You can also enter our quarterly ‘Pitch Your Passion’ competition for a chance to win up to £1,000. ‘Pitch Your Passion’ is a way for us to celebrate and support the wonderful talents, interests, entrepreneurship and creativity across our diverse workforce.

The Agency

Geometry is a global brand experience agency operating in 56 markets around the world. We help brands thrive in an omni-channel world by shaping and changing people’s behavior at pivotal moments along the Purchase Decision Journey. Geometry has expertise in physical retail, ecommerce, experiential, branding & design and consultancy. Geometry Global is a WPP company (NYSE: WPP). For more information, visit www.geometry.com/uk