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.

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.

Resource Planning Manager

Job Ref: DJPF1270a
Job Title: Resource Planning Manager
Location: Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
Salary: £35,000 – £40,000 + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Resource Planning Specialist. Reporting directly to the Operations Manager, the main responsibility of this role is to manage the Resource Planning function for the Customer Support Team.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• Calculate resourcing levels within a complex, constantly changing customer operation so that customers consistently receive world class customer experiences from the operational teams.
• Manage the creation, publishing and adherence to all relevant working schedules
• Ensure operational shrinkage is well understood by all stakeholders and planned for.
• Perform continual analysis of current performance and conduct real time re-forecasting to make necessary adjustments to resourcing plans.
• Analyse resource information to identify trends and provide meaningful insight to the operation.
• Analyse, review and communicate individual and team performance to ensure to adherence to schedules and work with stakeholders across the business to ensure this is sustained.
• Seek to continually evolve all planning, forecasting and resourcing processes and systems, with an emphasis on service accessibility and quality.
• Produce regular management reporting and presentations that supports key decision-making for headcount requirements, budget forecasting and project costing.

If you are interested to apply:
• Instinctively service-orientated, you should be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge and passion for Contact Centre and operational environments and the dynamics that impact operational performance.
• Recent and demonstrable experience in planning, forecasting and resource optimisation in a customer operation or contact centre environment.
• Attention to detail, high levels of numeracy, strong verbal and written skills and a creative style are essential for this role.
• Ability to adapt forecasting and planning methodologies to a variety of inbound, outbound and back office operational functions.
• The ability to think fast, spot trends, act quickly and deliver to tight deadlines within a demanding and challenging environment.
• Excellent reporting and presentation skills with a demonstrable expertise in Ms Excel and other analytical tooling.
• A general understanding of Contact Centre Workforce Management scheduling systems would be highly desirable.

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.

Reporting Analyst

Job Ref: DJEM1015
Job Title: Reporting Analyst
Location: Surrey
Salary: up to £28,000 plus & Benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Reporting Analyst to join a well-established Customer and Network Support team based in Surrey. They are looking for someone who can support the team leader with analysis and reporting.

Responsibilities include:
• Providing analysis and reports to the team leader
• Building dashboards and presentations to report on Customer satisfaction, Voice of the customer and productivity
• Design and develop metrics, reports and analysis to drive key business decisions
• Ad-hoc providing operational support to the CANs team during busy periods

Experience required:
• Ability to communicate at all levels in the business
• Strong excel skills
• Experience using Analytical tools
• Desirable experience with Service now

Overall, someone that has come from a reporting and analytical background who still has the communication skills to be able to deliver their findings across to board.

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.

Data Analyst

Job Ref: DJEM1011
Job Title: Data Analyst
Location: Staffordshire
Salary: up to £32,000 plus & Benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

This is an excellent opportunity for two experienced Data Analysts to join a well-established Customer and Marketing team based in Staffordshire. They are looking for someone who is an expert in their field in order to enable understanding of the entire customer experience.

Responsibilities include:
• Analysis of customer and marketplace research to ensure that opportunities are identified, presented and developed
• Interpret consumer insight and analytics
• Working closely with the BI team and all internal stakeholders to identify opportunities for data drive decision
• Contribute to the development and enhancement of sales through the identification and presentation of appropriate recommendations

Experience required:
• In-depth experience in analysing data, and clearly communication actionable insights to stakeholders
• Knowledge and understanding of data manipulation tools and techniques
• Analytical skills
• Ability to handle multiple projects and workloads to deadline and a fast-paced environment
• Good communication skills

Overall, someone that has come from an analytical background who still has the communication skills to be able to deliver their findings across to board.

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.