Forecasting Manager

Job Ref: DJPF1231
Job Title: Forecasting Manager
Location South West
Salary: £25,000 – £35,000
Employment Type: Permanent

My client is looking for a Forecasting Analyst to work within their Resource Planning team. The successful candidate will have experience with building capacity plans and budgets. The role is based multi-channel contact centre operation.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• Short and long-term capacity planning
• Lead and develop your team by optimising their skills
• Utilise Activity Based Costing information into short term forecasts
• Build an attrition model and plan for known staff attrition across all markets
• Creating new and innovative forecast and capacity models to plan for future demand, growth and channel shifts
• Strategy development for changes in customer demand and expectations over the next 3 years
• Work strategically with the business to drive efficiency

If you are interested to apply:
• Capacity Planning
• Forecasting
• Budgeting
• Excellent Excel
• Experience of Anaplan or similar forecasting tool

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.

Senior Business Intelligence Analyst / Senior BI Analyst

Job Ref: DJPF1230
Job Title: Senior Business Intelligence Analyst / Senior BI Analyst
Location: South West
Salary: £45,000
Employment Type: Permanent

As the Senior Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst you will provide BI and analytical support to leadership and operations through the delivery of regular management information, and specific analytical projects/reports, with actionable insight.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• As the Senior BI Analyst you will delivery regular management information with actionable insight.
• Provide ad hoc information and insight to internal stakeholders
• Help to build analytical capability within the team
• Review the quality of the work undertaken, by yourself and colleagues, to ensure analytical objectives have been met and that the data provided is of high integrity

If you are interested to apply:

• Strong track record of taking a proactive approach in identifying opportunities to improve performance and solve these through a combination of quantitative analysis and business insight, delivering clear actionable recommendations
• Confidence in building networks throughout the business, liaising at a senior level, and driving change
• Confidence using various analytical methods to deliver your work
• Highly numerate and IT literate, with a genuine passion for data
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Experience using statistical or reporting packages (e.g. R / Python / SPSS / Tableau)

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, 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.

Real-time Analyst

Job Ref: DJPF1229
Job Title: Real-time Analyst
Location South West
Salary: £30,000
Employment Type: Permanent

As a Real-Time Analyst you will be part of a Resource Planning Function and will be responsible for the intraday management of resources ensuring the correct number of agents are deployed within a multi-channel Contact Centre. The successful candidate will also be responsible for monitoring back office workstreams.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• Coordinating the deployment of the appropriate staffing levels so that the Contact Centre can achieve its Service Level (SL) and Key performance Indicators (KPI’s).
Adjusting intraday forecasts dependent upon information received (Sickness, Over Time request) and changes to business drivers (Marketing, System stability etc.) as the day/week progresses. Once the new projection has been established, adjusting staffing levels by leveraging break Times, Overtime, Meetings, 1 to 1s etc.
• Monitoring all incoming volumes across all queues to ensure the most appropriate staffing levels are set so that SL and KPI are balanced and aligned to agreed targets.
• Invoking action plans where unexpected events affect volumes.
• Running and analysing reports throughout the day. Making recommendations based upon those reports about actions that are needed to achieve SL and KPIs where it is likely to be missed. Instigating actions to maximise SL and KPIs when they can’t be achieved. Adjusting staffing levels according to where the analysis shows over achievement (Ad hoc meetings, Cancelling Overtime etc.).

If you are interested to apply:

• A good knowledge of Contact Centre metrics and their calculation.
• A good knowledge of Work Force Management software and its application in the contact Centre.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Good stakeholder management skills at a variety of levels.
• Intermediate Excel skills (able to create macros, create pivot tables and apply common excel functions i.e. Vlookup, Index and Match etc.)

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, 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.

Forecasting Manager

Job Ref: DJPF1227
Job Title: Forecasting Manager
Location South West
Salary: £40,000 – £48,000
Employment Type: Permanent

My client is looking for a Forecasting Manager to work within their Resource Planning team. The successful candidate will have experience with building capacity plans and budgets. The role is based multi-channel contact centre operation.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• Short and long-term capacity planning
• Lead and develop your team by optimising their skills
• Utilise Activity Based Costing information into short term forecasts
• Build an attrition model and plan for known staff attrition across all markets
• Creating new and innovative forecast and capacity models to plan for future demand, growth and channel shifts
• Strategy development for changes in customer demand and expectations over the next 3 years
• Work strategically with the business to drive efficiency

If you are interested to apply:
• Capacity Planning
• Forecasting
• Budgeting
• Excellent Excel
• Experience of Anaplan or similar forecasting tool

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, 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.

Business Development Director

Job Ref: DJMA1776
Job Title: Business Development Director
Location: UK
Salary: £100-120,000 base salary dependent uncapped commission
Contract Type: Permanent

This is an opportunity to join a well-established outsourced service provider who has undergone significant transformation and has ambitious growth plans for the future; people, solutions and technology drive their ability to deliver exceptional customer solutions across a multichannel customer contact and digital contact environment.

As part of their growth strategy they have an opportunity for another proven new business developer to join as a Business Development Director to continue to develop their client acquisition strategy.

As the Business Development Director you will be responsible for delivering the go to market strategy to develop and deliver business for the outsourced provision of a range of multichannel customer and digital contact centre services to specific verticals and will be responsible for the end to end development of leads, pipeline to opportunity close.

Some of the duties and responsibilities will be:
• Achieve Sales targets through the securing of new contracts and clients
• Liaison and collaboration with the senior operational leadership team, bids, solutions, operations and technical services team.
• Engagement with marketing to drive lead generation
• Engagement with client services to explore opportunities across existing client base
• Management of Pipeline, Sales plans and Sales documentation as appropriate
• Proactively upsell and cross-sell other services as appropriate
• Develop strategic relationships between the business and new customers.

If you are interested in applying for this position, you must be able to demonstrate your ability and experience in successfully achieving new business sales targets and must show adaptability and a willingness to go the extra mile in differentiating yourself and proposition from the competition. You will need proven experience of selling Outsourced services across Contact Centres, Customer Service, outsourcing, BPO or consultancy services.

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, 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.

Solutions Architect

Job Ref: DJMA1775
Job Title: Solutions Architect
Location: UK
Salary: £80-100k base, bonus dep on candidate and experience
Contract Type: Permanent

My client is looking for a Solutions Architect (Contact Centre, Customer Experience and Digital Solutions) to put together pre sales business cases for the effective delivery of digital/ multichannel customer contact.

Working at a strategic level, internally and with global organisations, you will be comfortable in a Consultative and customer facing role.

Some responsibilities are to include:
• Integration of effective customer experience solutions across the multi-channel with a bias
• To be a customer experience expert and strategies best in class customer contact solutions
• Advise on best practise for delivering customer service excellence via the multi-channel
• Work within a pre-sales team in order to identify and build effective digital and multi-channel customer contact strategies in favour of providing a best in class customer experience
• Build the strategy for multi-channel customer contact solutions
• Understand when and how telephony, webchat, social media communication, e-mail and SMS customer communication works best and the impact that this has on the customer
• Communicate best in class customer contact solutions externally via client meetings and business conferences
• Provide a best in class and consultative service, with the ability to build market leading customer contact business models
• Work cross functionally within complex organisations being able to influence at all levels

Attributes:
• You will need a proven track record of high impact success in a consultative and complex sales environment
• Ability to interpret data and map customer experience journeys across voice, digital and multi channels
• Experience of building large scale customer contact solutions
• An exceptional level of interpersonal skills in order to influence internal and external stakeholders to drive business outcomes
• Be a very credible client services manager, understanding and being sympathetic to the client’s needs, with the end users customer experience at the heart of your activity
• Customer centric
• Entrepreneurial and creative nature
• High sense of urgency and self starting attitude
• Analytical nature
• Excellent problem solving skills

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, 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 Manager/Client Delivery Manager

Job Ref: DJMA1767
Job Title: Contact Centre Manager/Client Delivery Manager
Location: Barcelona
Salary: Circa 35,000- 50,000 EUROS (base and bonus) relocation assistance and benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

Hola……We have a fabulous opportunity for an experienced Contact Centre Manager from the UK to relocate to Barcelona; a vibrant cosmopolitan city where nothing is far away. Working for an award winning international organisation, who strives for a reward, recognition culture, which delivers great employee engagement and customer service delivery for their customers.

The position will have full responsibility for an inbound sales through service campaign to include team leadership, development and performance, as well as being the primary point of contact for the customer. You will have full responsibility for the operational delivery, as well as the success and growth of the account. The successful candidate will also prepare and present monthly and quarterly reports to internal and external stakeholders.

An overview of the role and responsibilities are below:

Converting enquiries in to sales, where every sale counts and the lead the team to meet sales targets.
Maintenance and development of client relationships, including regular meetings to review performance of the operation, both financially and against KPIs agreed.
To provide executive summaries and provide appropriate recommendations to clients based on KPI’s and Trends.
Hands on management and accountability for operational delivery through Operations Managers, Team Managers and Real Time analysts.
To monitor and control budgets, driving sales and profit targets are met.
To be able to forecast Sales, Gross Profit and People’s cost figures on a monthly / quarterly / yearly basis
Deliver Profit & Loss summary on a weekly basis to BUD/OD
Take ownership for own continuous personal development, undertaking relevant training as and when appropriate.

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have proven contact centre management, with account management or client service management experience, within a sale through service environment. You will be able to work in a performance focussed environment and get the best from your team and stakeholders.

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have worked in a customer service environment in a senior and strategic role, where you have a proven track record in driving customer experience improvements. Have excellent communication and stakeholder skills.

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, 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.