IT Resource Planning Sr Specialist, labor capacity (Healthsprin
Cigna - Nashville, TN

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Job Description We are looking for a talented IT Resource Planning Sr Specialist to join our team in Nashville! Develops systems and processes needed to coordinate the fair and even distribution of human resources for current and forecasted IT projects. Responsible for appropriately balancing skill and staff resource utilization across projects. Maintains communication with IT leadership, project managers, Talent Acquisition and the training team to ensure that staff resources to ensure appropriate training, selection and utilization for the identified project.

Additional Responsibilities: *
  • Utilizes employee and or contractor time reporting to develop labor budget to actual utilization for software project and budget tracking. *
  • Assists project and other leadership in developing labor capacity and utilization forecasts *
  • Creates and manages resource management process, plans and schedules related to IT resources. *
  • Responsible for forecasting, tracking and coordinating resource requests to support IT programs and projects, including permanent and contractor resources. *
  • Identifies resource needs and over/under allocation; Works with Portfolio Management and PMO Lead to resolve staffing gaps. *
  • Develop reports and dashboards for management and leadership decision making. *
  • Utilizing independent judgment and discretion, assists in providing input to vendors to aid engineering process in tailoring capacity management products to firm's environment. *
  • Capacity planning responsibilities include defining major sub-systems and workloads and workload forecasting. *
  • Consults with other information technology staff and/or business area staffs on capacity management of distributed or client server systems. *
  • Responsible for performance management facilities including global resource utilization, analysis of systems management and resource management workload performance.
Preferred Requirements: *
  • Bachelors degree and 5-7 years of experience in IT Resource Planning Management Role and or an equivalent combination of education and experience *
  • Experience with IT Reporting, IT Portfolio and Project Management tools, preferred. *
  • Exceptional verbal, written, interpersonal, and presentation skills. *
  • Ability to work constructively in a team environment. *
  • Typically requires 5 years of capacity management experience, or the equivalent in education and work experience.

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