Head of Resource Planning

Job Ref: DJPF1280
Job Title: Head of Resource Planning
Location Swindon, South West
Salary: Up to £85,000 + Car allowance + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

We are currently recruiting for a Head of Resource Planning for an exciting brand based in Swindon. You will manage and motivate a team of Planning Specialists within a contact centre environment.

Some of the Responsibilities include:

• Managing operational resource planning and scheduling for all areas of the business including contact centres, back office functions, billing and collections and complaints teams with a mix of inhouse and outsourced operations. The remit will cover long term, midterm and short-term planning as well as scheduling and intraday resource management.
• Driving a culture of continuous improvement and high performance where data driven insight informs decision making through collaboration across insight, change and operational teams.
• Manage operational performance for the Customer Service Centres by coordinating resources and skills to deliver key customer Performance Metrics.
• Measure the Real Time Teams contribution to overall service performance and articulate the benefits.
• Provide insight and analysis relating to performance drivers

If you are interested to apply:

• Experience in leading large Contact Centres planning and forecasting functions
• Previous leadership and relationship management experience
• Ability to influence at all levels
• Enhancing quality and depth of operational performance data to drive insight and informed decision making across operational areas.

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.

Programme Director

Job Ref: DJHC4282a
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 significant 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.

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 (Contact Centre Solutions)

Job Ref: DJMA1824
Job Title: Solutions Architect (Contact Centre Solutions)
Location: UK Home Based.
Salary: £65-70k base
Job Type: Permanent

Bridging the gap between engineering and sales, the solutions architect is a critical position within the development of this ambitious software provider, that prides itself on the quality of their execution.

Managing the Technical Q&A with customers and prospects, the Solutions Architect will take the lead on strategy and architecture of the solution, scenario planning, design and workflow planning,
ensuring a successful deployment and customisation

The Solutions Architect will support the Pre and Post-Sales Support teams across the cloud platform for both their channel partners and enterprise clients.

You will need the ability and gravitas to work with a top-class engineering team and take a customer success approach and thinking to deliver a high-quality flawless execution.

This role will have a requirement to travel across the UK and internationally (3-4 times a month)

Previous experience of solutions architecture in a Contact Centre and or Unified Communications, Telephony/PBS environment will be required.

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.

Head of Content (On-line Community Content/Chat)

Job Ref: DJKG1287a
Job Title: Head of Content (On-line Community Content/Chat)
Location: Stoke-on-Trent
Salary: £60k to £70k (plus 20% bonus and benefits)
Employment Type: Permanent

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Head of Content (on-line community content/chat) to join an innovative and forward-thinking digitally led organisation. The Head of Content will oversee the “chat community” function of the business with around 7 Operations Managers and between 70 and 100fte.

This role requires you to be able to work closely with the Customer Services Director and you will be responsible for the Operations of the overall “Chat Community Team”. You will build and develop this online community.

As the Head of Content (On-line Community Content/Chat)
• Creating a vision and strategy for the UK Chat Operations
• Working closely with stakeholders and create and engaging an exciting chat content
• Formulating key measurements to ascertain ROI and SLA
• Analyse and interpret the customers data and trends
• Manage and develop the Operations Managers

If you are interested in applying for this position, then you will need to have managed a team within a contact centre and must have led a Chat, Social Media, or Digital team. They are looking for someone that has developed an on-line community chat i.e. blogs, community Facebook or business or service pages whereby people can talk collectively as a community)They are looking for someone that is passionate about delivering creativity and innovation with the chat team, whilst been able to measure the impact of running an outstanding chat community.

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.

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 CRM

Job Ref: DJEM1016a
Job Title: Head of CRM
Location: Luton
Salary: up to £90,000 plus & Benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Head of CRM to join a well-established CRM and Ancillaries team based in Luton. They are looking for someone who will be responsible for leading the CRM and Marketing digital transformation across the group.

Responsibilities include:
• Business Lead for the Group Marketing platform
• Defining business needs and working closely with the Technology team
• Transitioning the focus from traditional to digital and programmatic marketing to deliver a truly omni-channel marketing capability
• Leading a team of Senior Product Owners, Business Analysts and Campaign Planning
• Lead the development of the overall Group CRM marketing strategy
• Lead and develop the overall customer contact strategy and plan
• Lead the Centres of Excellence teams

Experience required:
• Someone who has worked in a large pan European business previously
• Proven and significant experience in leading business transformation
• Strong leadership skills
• Significant experience of developing data-driven and automated marketing and CRM programmes
• Good technology understanding
• Ability to speak German, French and Dutch would be desirable but not essential

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.

Collections Manager

Job Ref: DJHB1022
Title: Collections Manager
Location: London
Salary: up to £60,000 per annum plus bens
Job Type: Permanent

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Collections Manager to join a start-up within the Utilities sector.
Working on the creation and implementation of robust and structured processes and procedures, you will be responsible for taking a very hands-on approach in the initial months working in the position.
Having the opportunity to be a part of their accelerated growth plans, you will be building a team of advisors to work with you on their journey, with new customers joining on a day to day basis.
This role is pivotal in leading the direction of best practice within the business aligned with regulatory guidance, so experience of doing so in a previous role is paramount.

Responsibilities will include:
• Implementing strong processes and procedures to ensure that the business is aligned with industry best practices to deliver the Collections function within the wider organisation.
• Monitoring inbound and outbound Collections activities.
• Establishing and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships.
• Creating and implementing billing and debt collection processes.
• Promoting customer engagement and experience within the remit of their products and services.

You will ideally be:
• Able to demonstrate a track record in the B2C market for Customer collections, the implementation of customer technologies.
• Of entrepreneurial spirit with a can-do attitude whereby you are happy to engage in a diverse range of tasks.
• Excited by the challenge of a start-up environment and by the change and continuous improvement.
• Ambitious, driven through self-motivation and resilient.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a proven individual to learn and grow and part of a dynamic start-up team.

All they’re looking for from you is the drive and enthusiasm to assist with the launch of the business, as well as the right attitude and aptitude to enhance this leading product into the luxury retail sector!

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 Learning & Development – Head of Training

Job Ref: DJJM1234
Role: Head of Learning & Development – Head of Training
Location: Romford
Salary: Up to £60k plus bonus and benefits
Employment Type: Permanent role

An excellent opportunity has arisen within a well-established company based in the South East who are looking to recruit a Head of Learning & Development – Head of Training professional for their contact centre and wider business.

The successful candidate will be really focused on improving the knowledge and skills of the Contact Centre and be able to deliver comprehensive training to both new starters and upskilling existing staff.

The aim of the role of is to provide a training and management support function for the contact centre and wider organisation. You will create and deliver training programmes for new and existing members of the organisation to improve their knowledge and skills in dealing with a number of disciplines in a regulated industry. You will monitor and coach colleagues to achieve targets and work closely with the managers and their colleagues to identify gaps in knowledge and responding with coaching support. You will also identify training needs and planning programmes. The ideal candidate will have the ability to think outside of the box and be able to regularly review and improve and update training material. The role will include handling administration, for example: completion of management duty rota.

The successful candidate will have:
• At least 12 months training or leadership experience within a contact centre environment.
• Experience of managing people and be able to lead and motivate others to deliver excellence in customer service.
• Excellent organisational skills.
• Excellent time management 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.

Head of CRM and Marketing

Job Ref: DJEM1016
Job Title: Head of CRM and Marketing
Location: Luton
Salary: up to £90,000 plus & Benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Head of CRM and Marketing to join a well-established CRM and Ancillaries team based in Luton. They are looking for someone who will be responsible for leading the CRM and Marketing digital transformation across the group.

Responsibilities include:
• Business Lead for the Group Marketing platform
• Defining business needs and working closely with the Technology team
• Transitioning the focus from traditional to digital and programmatic marketing to delivery a truly omni-channel marketing capability
• Leading a team of Senior Product Owners, Business Analysts and Campaign Planning
• Lead the development of the overall Group CRM marketing strategy
• Lead and develop the overall customer contact strategy and plan
• Lead the Centres of Excellence teams

Experience required:
• Someone who has worked in a large pan European business previously
• Proven and significant experience in leading business transformation
• Strong leadership skills
• Significant experience of developing data-driven and automated marketing and CRM programmes
• Good technology understanding
• Ability to speak German, French and Dutch would be desirable but not essential

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.

Senior Head of Operations

Job Ref: DJHC4286
Job Title: Senior Head of Operations
Location: South West
Salary: Up to £120k OTE
Employment Type: Permanent

This is an exciting role with an award winning multi-channel operation! If you like to do things a bit differently, then please get in touch, this role may be for you.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience of having significantly scaled up operations to meet highly demanding business growth.

My client is looking for an empowering Senior Head of Operations to lead, develop and scale their customer operations.

Responsibilities will include:
• Take responsibility of the customer function (300FTE) monitoring day to day activity and empowering the operational teams to be the best they can be
• Optimise customer experience via multi-channel customer communication
• Analyse data and create MI for use within the business
• Monitor customer satisfaction in order to improve overall customer experience
• Motivate the team in line with cultural values and company procedures
• Create a culture of Learning and Development across the operation
• Encourage innovation and collaboration, and look for ways to do things differently
• Prepare the operation for their next growth phase

In return for your hard work and commitment you will be rewarded with being able to work using your own initiative and autonomy within one of the UK’s most exciting brands.

If you would like to be considered for this role you will have experience across customer operations, ideally in a business to consumer environment. You will also have demonstrable experience of having scaled up operations to meet highly demanding business growth.

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.