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Workforce Planning Manager


London, United Kingdom 04-29-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Technicolor Creative Studios is a world leading Visual effects and Animation organisation that includes brands such as MPC, The Mill, Mikros Animation & Technicolor Games. We have worked on the spectacular scenes and tiny details that make movies, advertising campaigns and Animation movies truly mind-blowing. We're the people behind the effects in countless blockbuster films like 1917, The Lion King, The Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run and advertising campaigns for clients such as Samsung, Audi, Nike and Apple.

We are constantly looking for the best talent in the world, enthusiastic people that come in every day to be a part of some of the best work in the industry. Technicolor's artists are wildly creative, uber talented and passionate about the possibilities of VFX, Experiential, Animation and Technology. When you join the team, you'll be working with and learning from the most skilled people in the business.

Technicolor Creative Studios have ambitious expansion plans globally. Key to this expansion is the ability to create and robust workforce plans that allow us to growth at pace.

As the Workforce Planning Manager you will be responsible for collating forecasts over the short, medium and long term based upon both pipeline and revenue targets for the service line. You will partner closely with Operations, Finance, HR and recruiting teams to help to introduce detailed workforce plans in order to drive efficiencies and bring a consistent approach to working with the service lines in a high growth environment.

We are in search of a data driven individual that can hit the ground running in an ambiguous environment and is comfortable in creating and implementing procedures from scratch. This is a great opportunity for someone who is a self-starter and is looking to make a significant mark on the business.

• Analyse, forecast and fulfil the workforce requirements for the service line across markets as we scale on a monthly, quarterly, yearly basis
• Work with global leads to build and deploy reliable workforce planning processes that account for local nuances across all sites
• Produce accurate workload forecasts accounting and highlight trends through the power of analysis.
• Create and promote consistent processes across the Service Line and sharing of best practice initiatives across all Service Lines.
• Produce what-if scenarios to assist with business cases and providing headcount and cost projections to support managerial decision making.
• Develop strong relationships with various business partners in order to influence workforce planning decision making.
• Help to strategize & coordinate across the Service Lines in partnership with Brand Specific Global Workforce Planning Leads for talent resource sharing & utilization maximization.

• 4+ years of experience in developing and evolving successful workforce planning forecasts.
• Ability to analyse and understand business, Finance and workforce data.
• Ability to plan, and manage, in line with multiple time zones.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
• Excellent problem-solving abilities.
• Comfortable in a highly ambiguous and fast paced environment, able to take work independently by following processes and own direction.
• Demonstrate good knowledge of best practice and innovative workforce planning strategies.
• Ability to develop effective working relationships and demonstrate professional credibility with colleagues at all levels.
• Strong influencing skills, ability to articulate business benefits.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnp2eo-34-231-247-88-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Technicolor is home to the world's premiere portfolio of visual effects brands, services, and creative innovations. With locations that span the globe, and service offerings tailored to the specific creative and storytelling needs of each project, we power premium content. Our diverse family of VFX brands includes: MPC, The Mill, MR. X, Mikros MPC Advertising, and Technicolor VFX. Each studio has their own unique approach to help storytellers create out of this world experiences.