Resource Planning Lead


Information Technology, Project Management
Malmesbury - United Kingdom


We are currently recruiting for a Resource Planning Lead to join our Application Business Service team within IT Dyson.


  • Own the monthly budget Latest Estimate updates, categorising and summarising actual spend and working with workstream leads and suppliers to update forecasts. 
  • Explain budget variances, highlighting risks and pull forward opportunities. 
  • Manage the request of monthly purchase orders with suppliers, to be created in SAP systems ensuring all spend is created in advance and within approved budgets. 
  • Manage the month end process, receipting purchase orders, approving cross charges and reconciling posted costs. 
  • Manage the programme resource planner, including all permanent, contract and third party resources, ensuring alignment with budget trackers 
  • Challenge and highlight contract or external partner roles that should be targeted to move to perm 
  • Manage onboarding new contractors with appropriate contracts, POs and NDAs 
  • Own the programme recruitment tracker, working with HR recruitment partner on status updates, driving the recruitment of key resource gaps.
  • Contribute to writing Authorisation To Recruit forms and Job Descriptions
  • Work with programme planners to manage resource demand across the programme. 


  • Leadership of programme financial and resource support roles for a sizeable programme 
  • Demonstrable finance business process and solution experience 
  • Resource capacity planning experience within a major programme or BAU operational function 
  • Working knowledge of digital programme tools including JIRA and Confluence


  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Performance related bonus 
  • Life assurance 
  • Sports centre 
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Lift share scheme 
  • Subsidised café and restaurants 
  • Discount on Dyson machines

Posted: 03 October 2018