Programme Director

Job Ref: DJHC4282
Job Title: Programme Director
Location: UK wide with travel
Salary: Up to £100k + car + bonus
Employment Type: Permanent

This is an opportunity for a proven senior programme executive to join an exciting, well established and forward thinking business.

You must have 10 years’ experience specifically within programme management in order to be considered for this role!

Some of the duties will include:
• Delivering the turnaround of programmes of a high value of complex nature (£10m+)
• Shape new Programmes and re-shape existing ones, including setting up the programme structure, pulling in of resources and detailing skillsets required
• Direct and motivate the overall Programme team in order to deliver business outcomes to a consistently high standard, on time and within budget
• Remain commercially focused, liaising with the wider business to ensure the contractual position is always secure
• Think strategically as well as commercially for the benefit of long term client relationships
• Challenge the status quo and cope with unusual/non-standard problems and issues
• Recommend alternative options and approaches to all kinds of complex situations, presenting a ‘can do’ attitude
• Be a trusted advisor to internal and external stakeholders, having excellent coaching skills
• MSP qualifications or equivalent are essential

If you are interested to apply for this position then you will need proven experience as a senior programme executive, managing cross functional commercial and client relationships.

To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV to: mail@douglas-jackson.com or visit us at: http://www.douglas-jackson.com. We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then a consultant will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.

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Douglas Jackson are a specialist recruitment consultancy and executive search company, working to hire exceptional talent for Executive, Managerial and skilled practitioner level appointments. Working in partnership with customer focused organisations, we offer a professional, trusted and quality service, to identify, attract and hire talented professionals within Operations, Strategy, Customer Experience, Intelligence, Customer Insight, Sales, Customer Service, Resource Planning, Data, Analytics, Programmes, Change, Transformation, Digital, Contact Centre and Customer Contact.

Douglas Jackson are working as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK and or territory/location specified. We will not be able to enter into any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.

Contact Centre Operations Director/Managing Director Contact Centre

Job Ref: DJMA1811
Job Title: Contact Centre Operations Director/Managing Director Contact Centre
Location: Permanent relocation required to an international coastal location
Salary: £100-120,000 UK Equivalent (Paid in local currency) negotiable dep on candidate and experience, up to 50% bonus, relocation assistance, benefits.
Job Type: Permanent

This role is being advertised across the UK to attract an individual who would be interested in the opportunity to relocate to a large international coastal location for a permanent senior, strategic role within a large contact centre operation (1000 Plus FTE).

The role will be tasked with shaping the future of the operation by ensuring the delivery of an efficient and effective client experience through the delivery of consistently high-quality service delivery to customers.

This is a fast growth outsourced environment and the business will be looking for individuals who can build and develop motivated, highly engaged, performance focussed teams and grow and develop strategic level client partnership operations.

You will be used to managing a P&L, developing budgets and financial forecasts. Building and developing influential relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Developing client relations to ensure the ongoing success, improvement and future retention and growth of accounts.

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have proven experience gained at a strategic level working within a third-party supplier management, outsource, or BPO capacity.

To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV to: mail@douglas-jackson.com or visit us at: http://www.douglas-jackson.com. We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then a consultant will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.

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Douglas Jackson are a specialist recruitment consultancy and executive search company, working to hire exceptional talent for Executive, Managerial and skilled practitioner level appointments. Working in partnership with customer focused organisations, we offer a professional, trusted and quality service, to identify, attract and hire talented professionals within Operations, Strategy, Customer Experience, Intelligence, Customer Insight, Sales, Service, Planning, Data, Programmes, Change Transformation, Digital and Customer Contact.

Douglas Jackson are working as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK and or territory/location specified. We will not be able to enter into any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.

Resource Planning Manager

Job Ref: DJPF1262
Job Title: Resource Planning Manager
Location Warrington / North West
Salary: £50,000 – £60,000 Plus Bonus and Benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

My client is looking for an experienced Resource Planning Manager to lead a team of Planners to co-ordinate field-based operation activities throughout the UK.

What will you be doing?
• Manage 9 Planners to ensure effective use of resources
• Ensure company standards and procedures are adhered to by those employees.
• Work with strategic planning to establish effective scenario and strategic long term planning models
• Develop process improvement projects with key external and internal customers and suppliers to develop and improve the supply chain from cradle to grave for service.
• To develop and publish planning KPIs for customer service, utilisation and achievement to plan in order to identify efficiencies and ensure year on year improvements.
• Develop process improvement projects with internal customers to improve planning and reduce costs and improve service.
• Install a continuous improvement culture within the Operations management.
• To facilitate the planning of all field training and meetings in accordance with achieving the required capacity levels to deliver customer service levels and business objectives.
• Field roster management.
• The forecasting of growth and to assist in preparing recruitment plans.

To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV to us. We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then a consultant will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.

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Douglas Jackson are a specialist recruitment consultancy and executive search company, working to hire exceptional talent for Executive, Managerial and skilled practitioner level appointments. Working in partnership with customer focused organisations, we offer a professional, trusted and quality service, to identify, attract and hire talented professionals within Operations, Strategy, Customer Experience, Intelligence, Customer Insight, Sales, Customer Service, Resource Planning, Data, Analytics, Programmes, Change, Transformation, Digital, Contact Centre and Customer Contact.

Douglas Jackson are working as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK and or territory/location specified. We will not be able to enter into any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.

Resource Planning Analyst

Job Ref: DJPF1261
Job Title: Resource Planning Analyst
Location: Manchester, North West
Salary: £35,000
Employment Type: Permanent

Are you an experienced Forecasting and Capacity Planning Analyst with a background in modelling? If so, my client is looking for a Resource Planning Analyst who will work with their Resource Planning & Analytics teams to help them manage demand and capacity plans.

This role is ideal for an articulate, analytical and enthusiastic WFM professional with a strategic mindset. As part of the role you will be responsible for predicting both short and long-term plans through the analysis of historical trends, alongside budgetary and company strategy to meet the customers’ needs and expectation through applicable WFM staffing principles and Excel modelling.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• Anticipating complex possible options based on historical data, experience, analysis combined with possible future visions.
• Ability to break down raw information and undefined problems into specific workable components that in turn identifies the issues at hand.
• Excel Modelling
• Capacity Planning

If you are interested to apply:
• Effective and confident communicator and the ability to influence at all levels
• Displays sound judgement, objectivity, strong commercial awareness and a commitment to delivering a high level of internal customer service.
• At least 2 years in a Forecasting for front office and back offices environment for phone, email and Chat channels role.
• Experience of building capacity models from scratch.
• Understanding of Erlang and calculating FTE requirements outside of a WFM tool.
• Excellent excel skills and able to analyse large amounts of complex data.
• Proficient in using WFM tools with detailed understanding of forecast and people modules also an advantage.

To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV to: mail@douglas-jackson.com or visit us at: http://www.douglas-jackson.com. We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then a consultant will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.

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Douglas Jackson are a specialist recruitment consultancy and executive search company, working to hire exceptional talent for Executive, Managerial and skilled practitioner level appointments. Working in partnership with customer focused organisations, we offer a professional, trusted and quality service, to identify, attract and hire talented professionals within Operations, Strategy, Customer Experience, Intelligence, Customer Insight, Sales, Customer Service, Resource Planning, Data, Analytics, Programmes, Change, Transformation, Digital, Contact Centre and Customer Contact.

Douglas Jackson are working as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK and or territory/location specified. We will not be able to enter into any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.

Vendor Manager

Job Ref: DJMA1804
Job Title: Vendor Manager
Location: Permanent relocation required to the CZECH REPUBLIC – RELOCATION OPPORTUNITY FOR UK/EU EX PAT, relocation assistance available
Salary: £dep on candidate and experience. (Paid in CZK)

You will play a pivotal part in the business achieving it’s goal of being the No 1 service provider for customer service across their sector.

The Vendor Manager will work as part of Vendor team overseeing a number of global partner supplier in the provision of both front and back office customer contact services. This is a fast paced and constant change environment and as such a robust, analytically minded, excellent communicator will be required to ensure optimum success and performance within this role.

You will be tasked with working with the global, multi lingual global partner suppliers to help deliver a customer experience strategy which will not just satisfy but wow their customers, look at the end to end customer journey and customer experience, across multiple channels of contact and a global contact centre estate to identify continuous improvement and enhance quality and contractual performance.

They are looking for a diligent, robust customer contact professional with an open mind and willingness to jump in to a very dynamic and growing environment. (this is not a traditional customer contact centre environment)

If you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity, you will need proven experience working in a customer contact centre, within a BPO, Outsourcing or Vendor, contact management capacity. The ability to communicate and influence at all levels will be key, as will an enquiring mind and the ability to act.

The ability to produce and interpret data and identifying when strategic intervention or change is required, coupled with excellent people and stakeholder manager you will be a natural leader, process and detail orientated.

To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV to: mail@douglas-jackson.com or visit us at: http://www.douglas-jackson.com. We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then a consultant will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.

Follow us on Twitter @callcentrejobs1

Douglas Jackson are a specialist recruitment consultancy and executive search company, working to hire exceptional talent for Executive, Managerial and skilled practitioner level appointments. Working in partnership with customer focused organisations, we offer a professional, trusted and quality service, to identify, attract and hire talented professionals within Operations, Strategy, Customer Experience, Intelligence, Customer Insight, Sales, Service, Planning, Data, Programmes, Change Transformation, Digital and Customer Contact.

Douglas Jackson are working as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK and or territory/location specified. We will not be able to enter into any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.

Contact Centre Operations Director/Head of Contact Centre

Job Ref: DJMA1800
Job Title: Contact Centre Operations Director/Head of Contact Centre
Location: Permanent relocation required to a large European city.
Salary: to Circa 100,000 EUROS negotiable dep on candidate and experience base, bonus, benefits, small relocation package.
Job Type: Permanent

This role is being advertised across the UK to attract an individual who would be interested in the opportunity to relocate to a large European City for a permanent role.
The position will lead a large team within contact centre operations, in a sales through service, retention, loyalty or service environment.

This is a fast growth outsourced environment and the business will be looking for individuals who can build and develop motivated, highly engaged, performance focussed teams. You will be used to managing a P&L and developing influential relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Developing client relations to ensure the ongoing success, improvement and future retention and growth of accounts.

The head of Contact Centre will oversee client campaigns and have full relationship management responsibility, as well as owning the operational delivery, recruitment, onboarding, planning, process improvements etc to achieve SLA’s and KPI’s across sales and service for a multi disciplines, multi-lingual, multi-channel operation.

A senior leader you will have the gravitas, influence and operational, commercial experience to take full P&L responsibility, drive the strategic vision and own sales and service with many blue chip and award winning brands for UK, European and a global customer base. The role will include team leadership, development and performance, as well as being the primary point of contact for the external stakeholders on a strategic level.

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have proven Head of Contact Centre/Account Director/Client Services Director level experience gained at a strategic level working within a third-party supplier management, outsource, or BPO capacity.

To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV to: mail@douglas-jackson.com or visit us at: http://www.douglas-jackson.com. We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then a consultant will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.

Follow us on Twitter @callcentrejobs1

Douglas Jackson are a specialist recruitment consultancy and executive search company, working to hire exceptional talent for Executive, Managerial and skilled practitioner level appointments. Working in partnership with customer focused organisations, we offer a professional, trusted and quality service, to identify, attract and hire talented professionals within Operations, Strategy, Customer Experience, Intelligence, Customer Insight, Sales, Service, Planning, Data, Programmes, Change Transformation, Digital and Customer Contact.

Douglas Jackson are working as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK and or territory/location specified. We will not be able to enter into any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.