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Oliver Wyman - Director of Resource Strategy - US Life

Company: Marsh and McLennan
Location: Seattle
Posted on: September 24, 2022

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Oliver Wyman - Director of Resource Strategy - US LifeLocation(s) New York, Chicago, Hartford, Boston, Atlanta, Charlotte, or SeattleCompany Overview Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management and actuarial consulting. With offices in 60 cities across 29 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation. The firm has more than 5,000 professionals around the world who work with clients to optimize their business, improve their operations, and risk profile, and accelerate their organizational performance to seize the most attractive opportunities. Oliver Wymans thought leadership is evident in our agenda-setting books, white papers, research reports, and articles in the business press. Our clients are the CEOs and executive teams of the top Global 1000 companies.Visit our website for more details about Oliver Wyman: Job OverviewWithin Oliver Wyman, our US Life Actuarial team has been the fastest-growing actuarial consulting team in the industry for the last 10 years, and as a result were looking to enhance our approach to resourcing a new Director of Resource Strategy role with significant responsibility and high growth potential.We are seeking a Director of Resource Strategy to oversee more than 130 junior to mid-level actuarial consultants across Oliver Wymans ten US Life Actuarial offices. Reporting to our Chief of Staff, you will be responsible for strategically aligning the right team members to the right consulting projects, and you will personally engage with the consultants to know and understand their strengths, development objectives, personal preferences and career goals. You will work closely with Partners and Office Leaders to assemble consulting teams and to forecast and plan for future staffing needs.The successful Director of Resource Strategy will be able to balance the needs of the business proactively, delicately and empathetically alongside the preferences, career goals and development needs of the consultants to deliver appropriate staffing management outcomes. You will work in a tight knit team against demanding timelines to help deliver Oliver Wymans business model.Key Responsibilities

  • Understand at a high level the nuances of the type of work / roles being filled for upcoming projects in order to support staffing decisions
  • Liaise with project team leaders to understand how staffing needs are evolving for ongoing projects
  • Anticipate capacity issues and manage consultant and senior leadership expectations accordingly
  • Oversee development of dashboards to effectively summarize and forecast utilization given available data from project staffing and pipeline
  • Act as a trusted advisor that can support the career growth of our consulting team working with them, alongside their direct manager, to identify roles that will advance their career goalsOliver Wyman seeks to invest in its people by fostering a safe and inclusive environment that respects and welcomes different perspectives, promotes an ownership culture, provides opportunities for individuals to develop their personal brand, and celebrates successes and rewards performance. The successful Director of Resource Strategy will embody these values and reflect them in project staffing decisions, and their engagement with team members at all levels will support a welcoming environment and resilient team.Experience Required
    • Relevant professional experience in a fast-paced and dynamic consulting or similar business environment
    • Demonstrated ability to report to and build relationships with the senior leadership team of an organization
    • Experience managing highly complex and/or large-scale projects
    • Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experienceSkills and Attributes
      • Solution-driven; proactively propose and implement proposals that enable efficient and effective staffing fully leveraging skills, technology and the firms intellectual capital
      • Credible, highly professional, able to communicate and negotiate effectively while managing diverse personalities, cultures and backgrounds
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to tailor the message to fit the audience
      • Comfortable working with data (Excel, PowerPoint, enterprise resource management software, project management software)
      • Genuinely interested in the development and career success of the consultants with whom you work
      • Comfortable working independently, but can thrive in a team setting; all while working in a fast-paced environmentOliver Wyman provides a competitive compensation and benefits package and flexible work environment. Explore all the benefits offered at .Oliver Wyman is committed to the principles for equal employment opportunity and complies with all relevant federal, state, and local laws.Marsh McLennan and its Affiliates are EOEMinority/Female/Disability/Vet/SexualOrientation/Gender Identity employers.About Marsh McLennan(NYSE: MMC) is the worlds leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. The Companys 81,000 colleagues advise clients in 130 countries. With annual revenue of over $19 billion, Marsh McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses.provides data driven risk advisory services and insurance solutions tocommercial and consumer clients.develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities.delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations redefine the world of work, reshape retirement and investment outcomes, and unlock health and wellbeing for a changing workforce.serves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, visit, follow us onandor subscribe to.

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