*Resource Planning Analyst
Broad Gate Offices, 1 Broad Gate, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 8EQ

Job Reference: 005169

Location: Broad Gate Offices, 1 Broad Gate, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 8EQ

Closing Date: 29/07/2022

Salary £: Up to £45,000 Dependent on Experience + Bonus & Benefits

Employment Type: Fixed Term - Full Time

Division: Customer Services Division

Hours per week: 35 hours per week

We are looking for a Resource Planning Analyst to join our Value Management Office team. It’s an exciting time to join and your role will identify, obtain and develop resource planning models through encompassing all the needs of the IT & Transformation strategy and insights throughout the YBS Group. The role will provide an excellent opportunity to support the development of teams advanced capabilities with a key focus on future proofing the team and models. You’ll join our Leeds based IT & Transformation function (but with working from home capability).

About the role

As Resource Planning Analyst, you’ll demonstrate an understanding of business drivers working with various stakeholders across multiple sites to deliver accurate capacity plans and impact analysis. You’ll have a proven track record in demand and capacity planning with strong stakeholder management skills to instil an agile and continuous improvement culture. You will -

  • Work with IT&T Resource Managers and Project Managers to review and ensure accurate demand forecasts are in place for 3rd party suppliers, and aligned to appropriate budgetary governance and approvals

  • Support Resource Managers and Project Managers to raise appropriate statements of work with 3rd parties to cover resource requirements for projects and programmes, and BAU IT & Transformation activity

  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure resource demand and supply requirements have been met, and that appropriate month end activities are completed to ensure costs are correctly accounted for

  • Timesheet submission and chasing of 3rd parties and ownership of all administration required to manage leavers, movers and joiners

  • Manage the ongoing reconciliation of financial recharge of resource costs, with exception reporting between actuals and forecasts, and support quarterly forecasting

About you

You’ll have a background in ‘hands-on’ resource capacity and demand planning with experience of coordinating, facilitating and stakeholder management. In addition, you’ll be able to demonstrate -

  • Evidence of driving continuous improvement

  • Proven experience in an agile environment 

  • Ability to produce tactical recommendations by applying strategic insight to the models and data produced, providing outputs and meaningful MI from data

  • Effective communication and influencing skills with the ability to motivate and engage

About us

At YBS we dont have shareholders, we have members. We care about people and that includes you. So here, you’ll be respected for who you are, you’ll be able to bring your whole self to work, and you’ll have everything you need to build a long and rewarding career.

Flexibility. We offer a range of flexible working options without unsocial hours, which can help you find a healthy work-life balance. Whether it’s finishing early for an appointment or fitting your studies and hobbies in around your working hours, we can help make it work for you.

Development. We want you to feel challenged here. Whatever your ambitions, we’re committed to helping you develop your skills and move ahead in your career journey. From day one, we’ll set you up for success with a brilliant induction and full training plan, all designed to get you up to speed quickly.

Inclusivity. We’re passionate about creating an inclusive environment where everyone is welcome and able to be themselves. If you’ll go the extra mile to help our members, you’ll fit right in and feel you belong here.

About our Benefits

We offer lots of fantastic rewards that you can make the most of in and out of work, including:

  • Holiday. You’ll get 25 days plus Bank Holidays, as well as the option to buy up to a further 5 days.

  • Bonus. We work together to reach for better at YBS, so when we reach our goals we’re all rewarded, with up to a 10% annual bonus.

  • Pension. We know how important it is to save towards the future, that’s why we’ll contribute up 11% into your YBS pension.

  • Healthcare. Health and wellbeing are an important part of life at YBS, when you join us you’ll have access to a range of health benefits to suit your life including private medical insurance, dental and healthcare plans.

  • My Benefits. When you join YBS you’ll have access to our self-service benefits portal, where you can access a range of retail, hospitality and health discounts.

Ready to apply?

If you’re excited about this role and want to be part of the YBS team, click apply now to send us your application.

Want more information?

If you have any questions about this role, please contact Mike Peel on recruitment@ybs.co.uk

Please note applications are reviewed frequently therefore this role may close prior to the advertised closing date


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.