Bid Manager

Job Ref: DJMA1797
Role: Bid Manager
Location: London with travel
Salary: £50-60,000 and bens
Job Type: Permanent

Opportunity for a commercially minded Bid Manager to join this global brand and business. Working within their European solutions team, a willingness to travel across Europe will be required. A second European language would be advantageous (French/German/Spanish etc). You will work with the wider bid and account management teams to support the sales process, managing the creation of compelling bids within the business development and bidding phase. Targeted to win contracts you will own the complete bid process from start to signature.

Some of the key responsibilities will include:
• Preparation and timely delivery of compelling commercial and technical responses to tender invitations or requests for proposal, with inputs from multiple internal and external subject matter experts
• Preparation of commercial packages for bids including all relevant internal and external negotiations
• Quality assurance of bids, to include commercial/contractual, technical and project delivery reviews with management stakeholders

If you are interested in applying for this role, you will be a proven bid manager, with a strong commercial acumen and experience working within a customer focussed delivery environment. Any recognised industry qualifications across bid management and proposal management would be advantageous.

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 any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.

Resource Planning Manager

Job Ref: DJPF1251
Job Title: Resource Planning Manager
Location Yorkshire
Salary: £45,000
Employment Type: Permanent

This is an excellent role for an experienced Resource Planning Manager to join an award-winning brand. Reporting directly into the Head of Resource Planning you will be responsible for effective planning and management of all customer facing teams to meet service expectations.

Some of the Responsibilities include:

• Leading, coaching and developing the Resource Planning Team for a multi-site operation
• Planning and real-time adherence of the operational departments
• Maintains joint accountability with the operation for SLAs and other key performance indicators
• Adheres to business operating plans and targets
• Understands and supports high level strategic plans
• Leads the Resource and Planning team to deliver amazing customer service through all channels at all times whilst achieving department measures
• Builds strong and effective working relationships across the business.
If you are interested to apply:

• Proven planning and analytical skills
• Good working knowledge of workforce management tools and telephony infrastructure
• Ability to build capacity plans and resource models
• Excellent understand of supply vs demand and the actions required to optimise the resource available
• Ability to plan and prioritise work appropriately considering importance, urgency, customer and business impact.
• Excellent understanding of and experience of operating in a contact centre environment
• Logical and methodical approach
• Ability to collaborate with other business areas and strong stakeholder management. Evidence of building and sustaining productive and collaborative relationships
• Demonstrate flexibility to business needs
• Experience/ability to embrace and drive change and innovation within the team
• Proven leadership ability and evidence of motivating, leading, developing and inspiring others
• Excellent communicator, both written and verbal with excellent interpersonal skills
• Sound judgement, decision making and problem solving abilities
• PC literate with Excel at an advanced level

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.

Resource Planning Specialist

Job Ref: DJPF1250
Job Title: Resource Planning Specialist
Location Yorkshire
Salary: £55,000+ 10% Car allowance
Employment Type: Permanent

This is an excellent role for an experienced Resource Planning Specialist who will report directly into the Resource Planning Director. You will be responsible for producing optimal and innovative resourcing models.

Some of the Responsibilities include:

• Creating & Documenting planning models.
• Creating innovative resourcing solutions and gaining business buy in to offer the right service at the optimum commercial output.
• Support the transition of new business wins to the BAU planning teams.
• Be a planning expert to stakeholders
• Design new resourcing solutions
• Work with existing planning team to challenge any current working practices and thinking
• Present solutions to the business for sign off and be challenged by senior managers and directors.
• Managing test and learn activity for planning led innovation initiatives.

If you are interested to apply:
• Comprehensive understanding of planning in a contact centre environment.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Experience of implementing new tools and processes into an existing environment.
• Ability to work at all levels with experience of managing senior stakeholders.
• Knowledge and understanding of benefits and limitations of planning specific software
• Advanced Excel level knowledge
• Strong analytical skills
• Ability to propose creative solutions rather than tried and tested methods
• Knowledge and application of planning theories and forecasting methods

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 Reporting Analyst / MI Analyst

Job Ref: DJPF1248
Job Title: Senior Reporting Analyst / MI Analyst
Location: Swindon, South West
Salary: £44,000
Job Type: Permanent

This is an exciting role for an experienced MI / Reporting Analyst who is looking to take a more senior role in a growing team. You will lead a team of Analysts to deliver focused analytical attention towards the Customer Service and Customer Operations Contact Centre departments. This role provides an excellent platform to create insight and reporting solutions that are used by the Executive team.

Some of the Responsibilities include:

• Ability to present data in a story to senior Stakeholders
• Coaching and development of a small team of Analysts
• Build strong relationships with end users and enable them to get the most out of the MI solutions
• Accountable for the production of daily/weekly/monthly reporting from; SQL Server Reporting Services, PowerBi, Qliksense, Business Objects and all MS Office products especially Excel & Access.

If you are interested to apply:

• Ability to create reporting solutions using SQL, SSRS and more familiar end user applications such Excel and Access.
• Excellent Stakeholder management experience
• Ability to gather user requirements
• Experience of working within a contact centre environment

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.

Partner Manager/Contract Manager/Performance Manager

Job Ref: DJMA1790a
Role: Partner Manager/Contract Manager/Performance Manager
Location: South East (mix of HOME/Office Base – London)
Salary: £35-42,000 base, bonus and bens
Job Type: Permanent

This is an opportunity to join this membership-based organisation for an experienced customer service and operations professional who is used to working with third party partners, outsourced, or third-party suppliers to ensure the successful contract management.

This is a proactive role for an individual who has excellent stakeholder management and communication skills, able to use Excel to develop robust and insightful reporting.

You will be responsible for the delivery, management and continuous improvements of the contracts, KPI’s SLA’s and service delivery.

By taking a proactive empowered approach, you will identify areas which can be enhanced, and performance increased and work with internal and external stakeholders to develop and drive change to deliver these outcomes.

You will be responsible for delivering activities and services, maximising operational success through proactive planning and forecasting activities. Implementing improved workflows to support successful

You will be the primary point of contact to and from the service providers, joint ventures, shareholders and customers. Act as the primary business partner to the business units/departments and stakeholder when required and ensure that all customer expectations are met.

You will be responsible for implementing a strategic, commercially focused and service driven approach; ensuring continual service and financial improvements are realised, measured and shared.

Regularly review service level agreements against performance, identifying areas for improvement and working with key stakeholders to deliver agreed SLA objectives.

Effectively run the contract governance, assuring all contractual obligations, regulatory and statutory requirements are observed and met.

Own the communication process and ensure timely, concise and effective communication with the business for service outage, interruption and/or service improvement.

If you are interested in applying for this role, you will need to have previous experience in dealing with contract management, ensuring SLA’s and KPI’s are achieved. You will be an excellent communicator and influencer, able to drive change and continuous improvement through the development of business case and insight.

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 any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.

Customer Experience Manager – Digital Channels

Job Ref: DJRL1051
Role: Customer Experience Manager – Digital Channels
Location: Coventry, West Midlands, Warwickshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £50,000 + Excellent Benefits

A leading Midlands organisation are looking for an experienced Customer Experience Manager who has the experience to lead the transformation of the digital and omni-channel services, overseeing the quality of their end to end digital customer experience, right across the business. They are looking for someone who can increase online customer engagement through constant improvements and innovations.

You will be responsible for ensuring that all services offer an outstanding digital first experience where appropriate, aligning this to both non-digital channels and operational processes for a seamless experience for t he customer. You will need to work across both operational and technical teams to oversee the process from developing their requirements and vision, right through to the practical delivery of online services.

You will be responsible for leading and motivating a small team and will play a key role in championing their digital services as well as an outstanding overall customer experience and customer-driven culture.

As Customer Experience Manager you will own the end to end online customer experience including quality, consistency and compliance. You will develop an approach to digital service management that ensures that they use data, information and insight to understand the performance and quality of existing online services.

The successful candidate will have:
• A good understanding of the dynamic world of customer contact centres, CSAT, omni-channel customer service, root cause analysis and customer experience.
• Experience of developing, improving and managing digital services to a wide range of customer groups.
• Excellent understanding of how to design a digital first process.
• Excellent problem solving and data analysis skills.
• The ability to build strong relationships across the business and influence a range of stakeholders to support the delivery of business goals.
• Excellent people management skills.

In return the company will offer excellent opportunities to progress within the company. They offer a competitive salary and benefits package including: Group incentive scheme up to 15%, Pension, Medical Cover, Life Assurance and a range of flexible benefits.

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 Manager

Job Ref: DJJM1213
Job Title: Contact Centre Manager
Job Location: Southampton / Bournemouth / Portsmouth
Salary: Up to £50,000+ bens
Job Type: Permanent

Reporting to the head of operations, this role is within a highly regarded organisation operating within an evolving and competitive market sector. The post-holder will play a pivotal role in the service delivery across the business.

Some of the responsibilities will include:
• To ensure first-class customer experience in all interactions
• Performance management of both team managers and team members, including driving a coaching culture and planning training programmes
• Driving engagement and loyalty of employees, through development of reward schemes and recognition
• To consistently review people and process to deliver operational efficiencies and customer excellence
• Provide lead on contact centre change programmes
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships will all internal / external stakeholders

The ideal candidate will have a passion for coaching and developing staff through cultural change, have a very hands on attitude, understand customer needs and be able to evidence first-hand experience of developing & delivering customer engagement programmes. Individuals with excellent communication skills, who can cite significant experience of managing people, change and making commercial decisions, in conjunction with multiple stakeholder groups, may have 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.

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.

Head of Recruitment and Development

Job Ref: DJMA1794
Job Title: Head of Recruitment and Development
Location: Barcelona – Relocation opportunity
Salary: Circa 50-60,000 (base plus bonus and some relocation assistance and benefits)
Job type: Permanent

We have a fabulous opportunity for an experienced Head of Recruitment to work with a fast growth performance focused contact centre operation who will be willing to relocate to Barcelona; a vibrant cosmopolitan city where nothing is far away. Working for an award-winning international organization, who strives for a reward, recognition culture, which delivers great employee engagement and customer service delivery for their customers.

You will take responsibility for the attraction and recruitment of talent, development and retention across all levels of the organisation. Working with senior stakeholders you will understand the operational plans, priorities and objectives to help create and implement talent acquisition, recruitment and L&D (Learning and Development) strategies.

Building and managing a recruitment, talent acquisition and training team, you will be responsible for and oversee attraction, resourcing, recruitment and talent development trams and lead on the overarching strategy.

You will provide strategic direction on recruitment, acquisition, talent, learning, career and leadership development to ensure the business attracts, recruits, onboards, engages and retains diverse, skilled talent, delivering excellence for all employees.

You will lead in the cultural development of the organisation to ensure demonstrable values of inclusivity, responsiveness and innovation. Driving best practice and working collaboratively to build strong partnerships and relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have proven recruitment, internal, or agency background, with team leadership experience, or, HR Generalist background, talent management and development experience, covering, attraction, recruitment, onboarding training and development, ideally within a contact centre environment. You will have excellent communication skills and stakeholder management. Able to work in an empowered fast growth operation.

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.

CRM Manager / CRM Lead

Job Ref: Ref DJEM1004
Job Title: CRM Manager / CRM Lead
Location: Central London
Salary: £40,000 – £44,000 plus 20% bonus
Job Type: Permanent

A well established online based company are looking for a CRM Manager to join their team to develop and manage the current CRM system and technologies.

Role Responsibilities:
• Understand and implement the needs of the CRM team
• Provide solutions to improve campaign efficiency
• Optimise technology and processes through the organisation
• Marketing campaigns
• Data unity across all customer lifecycles
• Bridging the gap between marketing, products and technology

What are we looking for:
• CRM Tooling experience
• Working from a technical and operational support background
• Adobe campaign experience

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 Manager (Outbound Sales)

Job Ref: DJKG1270
Job Title: Contact Centre Manager (Outbound Sales)
Location: Essex – South East
Salary: £40k to £50k
Job Type: Permanent – Monday to Friday (with occasional weekends)

An exciting new position has become available for a Sales Contact Centre Manager working for a growing European, Award winning organisation. You will have 2 direct reports and have managed and lead a 100fte contact centre. This role reports to the Operations Director.

The main focus for this role is to head up the inhouse outbound sales teams on behalf of some well-known brands, with the primary focus on B2B sales strategy and campaigns.

• Managed working relationships with external and internal stakeholders
• Supporting, coaching and leading your Team Managers to ensure high quality performance is driven throughout the teams
• Forecasting revenue sales internally and externally for stakeholders
• Lead and manage Team Managers to ensure that the KPI’s and SLA’s are achieved and maintained

You will need to have managed a busy contact centre and have experience of leading an outbound sales team. The ability to analyse and present data is a strong advantage. You will need to be able to showcase your success on forging strong working relationships with external and internal stakeholders.

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 any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.