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Resource Manager (Remote eligible)

Job ID 2070-2

Position Description:

Mathematica applies expertise at the intersection of technology, data, methods, policy, and practice to improve well-being around the world. We collaborate closely with public- and private-sector partners to translate big questions into deep insights that improve programs, refine strategies, and enhance understanding using technology and advanced analytics. Our work yields actionable information to guide decisions in wide-ranging policy areas, from health, education, early childhood, and family support to nutrition, employment, disability, and international development. Mathematica offers our employees competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, as well as the advantages of being 100 percent employee owned. As an employee stock owner, you will experience financial benefits of ESOP holdings that have increased in tandem with the company’s growth and financial strength. You will also be part of an independent, employee-owned firm that is able to define and further our mission, enhance our quality and accountability, and steadily grow our financial strength. Read more about our benefits here:

Mathematica’s Health Solutions Insights (HSI) team is looking for a Resource Manager to work in any of our offices or remotely. Under the guidance of the Director of Resource Management, the Resource Manager leads staffing and performance management within the division. They are responsible and accountable for managing the supply and demand of talent, skills, and capabilities.

STAFFING AGENCIES AND THIRD-PARTY RECRUITERS: Mathematica is not accepting candidates for this role or any technical role from staffing agencies or third-party recruiters. Please do not contact technical or senior staff at Mathematica or share unsolicited resumes. All agency inquiries go through the talent acquisition team and will be routed accordingly.


  • Partner with HSI practice leaders on staffing utilization and forecasting.
  • Contribute to best practices for managing talent, forecasting future growth to meet staffing needs, and collaborate with HR on recruitment and performance management.
  • Supervise a portion the division’s talent ensuring adequate staffing, career development opportunities and performance management to include providing feedback and writing and delivering performance appraisals.
  • Maximize staff utilization by connecting staff to the right projects, increasing cross-team resource sharing and minimizing needs for external contractors or consultants.
  • Deploy available staff to client-facing business or business development opportunities to ensure on the job learning.
  • Along with the Director of Resource Management, support senior directors in identifying needed skills and capabilities to carry out work.
  • Drive creative staffing and performance solutions to meet business challenges.
  • Provide staff support throughout their onboarding process and career development.
  • Utilize reporting tools and data to actively monitor staff utilization, client and practice alignment, and work assignments.
  • Manage and resolve complex staffing or performance problems.
  • Work collaboratively across technology and research and advisory services teams.
  • Actively support the advancement of organizational diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, and apply diversity, equity and inclusion lens across job responsibilities.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, management, business administration, organizational development, economics, computer science, or other related field; equivalent working experience can be substituted
  • 7 years’ experience working in a products or service delivery area
  • 7 years’ experience working as a resource manager, project manager, HR manager or project or organizational consultant
  • Experience with talent development, resource management and supply and demand management
  • Experience in a technical discipline such as analytics, data science, data management, software engineering, etc.
  • Deep experience communicating effectively with non-technical and technical audiences, across an organization
  • Skills in analytic and problem-solving
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products
  • Experience building and leading teams
  • Experience working in a matrixed environment on a fast-moving, growing team

This position offers an anticipated annual base salary range of $100,000 - $135,000. This position is eligible for a discretionary bonus based on company and individual performance. To apply, please submit a cover letter (optional), resume, location preference, and salary expectations.

STAFFING AGENCIES AND THIRD-PARTY RECRUITERS: Mathematica is not accepting candidates for this role or any technical role from staffing agencies or third-party recruiters. Please do not contact technical or senior staff at Mathematica or share unsolicited resumes. All agency inquiries go through the talent acquisition team and will be routed accordingly.

Available Locations: Remote; Princeton, NJ; Washington, DC

Please select "no preference" for Remote.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Any offer of employment will be contingent upon passing a background check. Various federal agencies with whom we contract require that staff successfully undergo security clearance as a condition of working on the project. If you are assigned to such a project, you will be required to obtain the requisite security clearance. Additionally, if you participate in/complete the application process and are denied, Mathematica may choose to terminate your employment.

Although Mathematica does not require vaccination from COVID-19 as a condition of employment, various projects or agencies may require documentation of vaccination (or an approved exception/accommodation).

We take pride in our employees and in their commitment to excellence. We encourage staff to collaborate in developing creative solutions to difficult problems and to share the responsibility and enjoyment of carrying out complex projects. This collegial spirit has helped us earn our reputation for innovative and high quality work.

One of Mathematica’s core values is a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our work is more robust because it is informed by a variety of diverse perspectives, and our mission to improve societal well-being is strengthened by a greater understanding of issues and challenges facing the populations we serve. Mathematica’s ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion is woven into our everyday actions, policies, and practices—including decisions regarding recruitment, training, compensation, and promotion. We are dedicated to maintaining a work environment in which everyone is treated with respect and dignity.

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