Resource Coordinator (Role Locations available: Brentwood, Stratford, Sevenoaks, Birmingham)

Job Description

The Resource Coordinator is responsible for building successful relationships with Clients to establish their resource requirements. To ensure the provision of a comprehensive sourcing service for Labour requirements that delivers optimal Alliance wide commercial arrangement and delivers best value for the Track Renewal and Enhancement programme.

Key Accountabilities

  • To develop, maintain and manage positive collaborative relations with delivery teams and plant suppliers.
  • To follow and discharge the Labour supplier strategy and therefore provide the best value of procured materials and services.
  • To work loosely with the delivery teams to collate and request accurately and diligently the Labour requirements of the business.
  • To manage the effective sourcing of Labour to achieve priorities, efficiency targets, compliance with procedures, governance, and legal and regulatory requirements.
  • To maintain an appropriate supplier base, and highlight any supplier performance problems/risks to the Planning and Resources Manager.
  • To keep and manage accurate records of requirements and diligently manage changes with the local delivery teams.
  • To coordinate the control and management of any internal labour resources.
  • Ensure internal labour is rostered to minimise underutilisation and fatigue requirements are followed
  • Ensure internal labour has sufficient competency and training to carry out skilled track roles.
  • Motivated labour to ensure maximum performance and encourage positive behaviour which supports business need
  • To assist in the implementation of the appropriate controls and audit regimes that enable compliance with agreed procurement and commercial policies and procedures.
  • Responding to late requests for change.

Required Skills/Expertise


  • A customer focussed approach.
  • Excellent interpersonal, influential, communication and organisational skills
  • Demonstrable track record of practical effectiveness in sourcing and dealing with supply chain
  • Proven track record of working in a resourcing role.
  • Able to deal in meticulous detail to ensure accurate ordering and supply
  • Deals with people with integrity, honesty and good manners


  • Understanding of Labour requirements in Track Renewals
  • Experience with electronic ordering systems