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IT Resource Planning Analyst

Bournemouth

Reference: GI007885

Closing date: 30th January 2022

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The IT Resource Planning Analyst is a vital role in the ever evolving landscape of LV=GI’s IT teams.  You’ll be working closely with the Head of IT Delivery and Development manager to maintain and control resource planning, future proofing our business by forecasting future requirements and resourcing them accordingly. 

By assigning people to projects based on their skills, experience, availability and budget, and collaborating with other Resource Planning colleagues, you’ll ensure that resource capacity is managed effectively across GI IT.  Resources include internal IT colleagues as well as third parties and partners.  Your role will see you onboarding new personnel as required, ensuring Statements of Work, Purchase Orders and internal vacancies with HR are managed efficiently to keep IT projects and BAU running effectively.

Using trend analysis and insight to create a rolling supply, you will provide regular reports on team resources to anticipate future requirements, highlight potential risk, and effectively plan to mitigate any issues.  Thanks to your efforts, IT resources will be optimised to provide the best possible strategic, financial and customer-driven outcomes within budget and timelines.

This role offers part time and flexible hours, so let us know the best working pattern for you.

What are we looking for?

With your experience in resource planning, you’ll be best placed to keep the LV=GI IT departments optimised and efficient.  Applying resource planning methodologies and principles, your flexible and innovative approach will adapt these to creatively resolve any resource issues you have predicted, and quickly combat those unforeseen issues that crop up. 

With your people skills, communicating well with stakeholders at every level of the business, you’ll have managed conflicting priorities and other real-time issues in the past.  Effective in written and spoken media, you’ll effectively influence and negotiate colleagues and third parties, and negotiate successful resource outcomes.  Technical skills, like your advanced Excel and Office skills, allow you to document and report on resource requirements and as-is situations.

Resource Planning requires a good understanding of the needs of the IT business area, so any knowledge of the IT Delivery lifecycle is an advantage to your application.  Most importantly, you’ll recognise that the resources you’re deploying are people, so you’ll be considerate and communicate clearly and effectively, fully supporting our People-centric values at LV=GI.

Why Work for Us?

Exciting things are happening at LV=General Insurance (LV=GI). Having recently become part of the Allianz family, we’re proud to be one of the largest personal insurers in the UK.

Driven by our pride and passion, we will always do the right thing to inspire trust in our people and our customers. That’s why we’ve made it our mission to become Britain’s best-loved insurer, by helping people look after what they love. 

Reward and Benefits

This role is a Band B in the LV= Structure. To find out more about our bands, click to view our FAQ page here. We want you to love what you do that’s why we’ve put together a benefits package that recognises and rewards a job well done.  

We’ll give you:

  • Flexible working opportunities – many of our employee's job share or work part-time, flexi-time, compressed hours or with an element of remote working.
  • 26 days' holiday – which increases after two years’ service to 28 days
  • A competitive pension for which LV= will pay twice the amount you pay, up to 14% (please click here to read more about it)
  • An annual bonus scheme based on company and personal performance
  • A flexible benefits package (e.g. discounted retail vouchers, great value dental insurance)
  • A generous 25% discount off our general insurance products including home, pet and travel as well as up to 50% discount on your car insurance.

To find out more about our benefits and rewards, please click here.

 LV= is an equal opportunities employer who values a diverse and inclusive workplace. We recognise that people work in different ways, and we value alternative viewpoints, celebrate individuality and foster a culture where everyone can bring their true self to work. We accept applications from everyone regardless of your background, beliefs or culture, however, we especially welcome applications from women, people from ethnic minority backgrounds, people with a disability and people who are LGBT+ as these groups are currently underrepresented in our organisation.

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