Commercial / Pricing Analyst

Job Ref: DJEM1023
Job Title: Commercial / Pricing Analyst
Location: Kent
Salary: up to £30,000
Employment Type: 11 month FTC

An excellent opportunity for a Commercial Analyst to help support a travel function of a business. They are willing to provide training to anyone with the enthusiasm to learn if you feel you lack in skills. A unique opportunity for someone who is looking at breaking into the commercial market.

Responsibilities include:
• Pricing for all holiday products to ensure that optimal profitability is achieved
• Delivering campaign, price and product activity
• Support maximising sales and assist the purchasing team in promoting destinations and product
• Work with the Product Managers & Purchasing Managers to provide insightful data for product negotiations
• Assist with regular rolling forecasts
• Support delivering actions and strategies for each of the destinations
• Analyse weekly reports and make necessary pricing and yield decisions

Experience required:
• Excellent understanding of pricing processes, commercial issues and impact on wider business
• Ability to monitor trends and patterns in business performance
• Knowledge or interest in the Travel industry – Desirable, no essential
• Ability to set and follow through clear targets
• Good IT & understanding of Microsoft Office
• Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Persuasion, negotiation, reasoning and problem-solving skills
• Initiative, diplomacy, tact and sound judgement

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 Customer Service Operations – 6 month FTC

Job Ref: DJHB1032
Role: Head of Customer Service Operations – 6 month FTC
Location: London
Salary: up to £100,000 per annum plus benefits
Job Type: 6 month FTC

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Interim Head of Customer Service to join an established organisation.
Reporting to the Customer Services Director, you will be responsible for the delivery and performance of the customer service operation for the business and will be required to lead and drive the operational customer service strategy for the organisation of around 100FTE.

Working within a dynamic team, you will be responsible for:
• Taking ownership of the delivery on the customer service department with a particular focus on the development of the people and scale up process.
• Delivering and implementing the operational strategy for the consistent performance of the customer service team.
• Developing the internal customer service team to create future leaders and a strong succession plan within the business.
• Driving an evolving culture to continually improve processes and procedures to benefit the customer journey.

You will ideally be:
• Experienced in managing a team at Head of level, reporting directly into board level.
• Able to demonstrate the ability to lead a department to continually improve through the development of a changing environment experiencing continual growth.
• Able to lead and mentor Senior leaders to achieve.
• Experience within a scale up business would be a huge advantage.

This is an exciting Senior level position within an established organisation who are driving change, positive culture and development of the team internally. You will be required to manage teams onsite and will be the inspirational leader within this growing brand.

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 Insight Manager/Lead

Job Ref: DJEM1022
Job Title: Customer Insight Manager/Lead
Location: Gloucester
Salary: up to £55,000
Employment Type: Permanent

An excellent opportunity for a Customer Insight Lead to develop and lead an insight capability to enable the wider team to understand product performance, and customer challenges, needs, and desires to drive product and service improvement and innovation.

Responsibilities include:
• Developing a framework that monitors customer insight and product performance.
• Creating a monitoring processes across our digital channels to ensure effective monitoring.
• The central point for data collection on product performance.
• Working with existing customer engagement functions, such as customer experience managers and the User Experience Team.
• Ensuring feedback and intelligence is understood and actioned.
• Work alongside customer experience managers, the User Experience Team, the Strategy Manager, product managers, and product owners to ensure that customer needs are being addressed.
• Promoting data-driven prioritisation.
• Establish reporting mechanisms using our CRM system.
• Create performance dashboards and reporting functionality on customer behaviour and product performance, using technologies such as Power BI.
• Contextualise customer behaviour and identify potential new behaviours as a result of shifts in these areas.
• Ensuring that strategic initiatives and exploration have a full and clear understanding of the current and future customer behaviour, and that appropriate customer monitoring is in place for new initiatives.
• Form insight on future customer trends, challenges and user behaviours.

Experience required:
• Experience of using SAS, Python and Power BI is desirable
• Previous experience working from a Market/Customer Insight background
• Analytical
• Someone who can action their insight
• Naturally inquisitive
• Able to work with multiple teams
• Strong organisational skills and a good multi-tasker is 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.

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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.

Motor Claims Manager – Claims Operations Manager – Claims Manager

Job Ref: DJJM1242
Job Title: Motor Claims Manager – Claims Operations Manager – Claims Manager
Location: Madrid
Salary: 35,000 – 40,000 euro plus bens
Job Type: Permanent

We have an opportunity for an experienced Claims Manager who has experience and knowledge of Motor Insurance claims to take responsibility for a wider Claims assessment function looking at continuous improvement and identifying trends and root cause to improve operational process, liaising and managing key stakeholders where appropriate.

The Claims Manager will be responsible for refining operational processes, procedures and customer journeys to make sure the overall claims process is as lean, fast and efficient as possible. You will share technical expertise, advice and guidance with the management team.

The organisation offers a growing and positive environment, where personal development is encouraged and welcomed across the business.

As the Claims Manager, you will work across all claims departments, working closely with the team as well as heads of department and other senior customer management team to identify and develop best practice.

The ability to prioritise and set daily tasks, whilst recognising that flexibility may be required due to the day to day demands of the business will be key to achieving the best possible service levels. Input into strategy, development of continuous improvements will be part of your responsibilities.

Some of the duties will include:
• Assessment of process, procedure and policies, driving lean methodologies to create the most efficient operation.
• Conducting Due diligence using methods and practice.
• Positively influence and contribute to the team culture along with sharing best practice
• Provide exceptional customer experience by reviewing customer journey and root cause analysis
• Drive continuous improvement ethos within the team and the wider business
• Define and develop opportunities to improve processes, procedures and a better service proposition to customers

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need a proven track record within Motor Claims management, you will need to have worked at a senior level previously and experience within a regulated environment is essential, however the ability to think differently, challenge the status quo whilst encouraging those around you to do the same will be key to this exciting role.

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: DJPF1287
Job Title: Resource Planning Manager
Location Manchester, North West
Salary: Up to £45,000 + Benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

We are currently recruiting for a Resource Planning Manager who will be responsible for building a high performing scheduling team, creating processes and infrastructure. You will motivate, inspire, and prepare the scheduling team for long-term success.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• Complete ownership of WFM tool including configuration maintenance, managing licences, and controlling user access.
• Develops schedules that effectively deliver staffing levels that consistently achieve service level commitments and optimise wastage/Influx.
• Leads weekly staffing review meetings detailing previous and current week’s performance and forecasted performance of remainder of current week and next 2-3 weeks, while also identifying risks.
• Liaise with the Forecast Analyst to ensure that all forecasted factors have been considered before the creation of staffing schedules.
• Create long and medium term staffing schedules that are legally compliant; that adequately meet the challenges of matching forecasted factors with agreed service levels; that adequately meet the work/life balance requirements of our staff; and are available for staff a minimum of one month in advance.
• Produce and analyse the variances between the forecasted demand and the resource availability to establish the accuracy by which the demand is being forecasted and the resource being allocated, and make or recommend changes, where appropriate, to meet the demand.
• Manage and process holiday requests in a fair and reasonable manner on behalf of staff. Maintain all records of holiday allowances. Schedule appropriate items such as meetings, training, 1-2-1’s and other development time that meet the needs of our staff and our clients.
• Responsible for the onboarding of new recruits into scheduling system. Liaise with Human Resources to ensure staffing schedules are available within an adequate time-frame for new recruits and other support departments, incl. Payroll to ensure accurate recording of paid and unpaid time of all staff.
• Manage, Review and Process requests for shift changes, liaising appropriately with Operations and HR.
• Identifying own development needs in relation to current role, future plans and own personal development objectives in line with personal, departmental and company development plan.

If you are interested to apply:
• Experience in Contact Centre support role required.
• Experience of Aspect WFM tool.
• Knowledge of complexity of scheduling & intraday management in a multi skill, multi-channel, environment.
• Management Skills – delegation, communication, motivation and managing a cross site team
• Demonstrated experience and success in WFM or Operations oriented projects in Contact Centres.
• Analytical and strong communication skills are essential to be successful in this role
• Advanced skills using Microsoft Excel in a business environment
• Performance Management experience to drive effective real-time service level delivery
• Good relationship skills to collaborate with key operational 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.

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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.

Trainer (Contact Centre)

Job Ref: DJKG1302
Job Title: Trainer (Contact Centre)
Location: Hertfordshire and the Greater London area
Salary/OTE: £30k to £35k
Employment Type: Permanent

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Trainer who has worked in a contact centre/customer service setting to join an outstanding market leading organisation within a service environment.

This is an established company and as Trainer you will be part of a small team and play a pivotal role in the organisation working closely with the Quality Team. This role is focused on the onboarding training and will report into the Training and Quality Manager.

As the Trainer some of your responsibility will be to:
• Plan, design, deliver and manage the induction and ongoing training events
• Evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency with various induction and training events
• Upskill Customer Operations Team
• Ensure you deliver end to end training

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have a passion for delivering exceptional Training with a natural energy to deliver onboarding training. This role would suit someone that has been a trainer within a contact centre or customer service centre.

The role is Monday to Friday and may require occasional flexible hours.

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.

Customer Service Manager

Job Ref: DJHB1030
Role: Customer Service Manager
Location: Midlands
Salary: up to £48,000 per annum
Job Type: Permanent

Are you a customer-focused individual with a passion for debt and vulnerability?
Do you have strong people leadership skills and experience within a high demand call centre environment?
Are you looking to be a part of the evolution of an established brand within a regulated environment?
If so, we could have just the opportunity for you…

We’re currently partnered with a great brand to introduce a Customer Care Manager into their contact centre. Looking after a team of between 100-150FTE, you will be responsible for ensuring that the customers are at the heart of everything that takes place on site.
The business unit are focused on the recovery of existing debts and managing customer relationships; ensuring that vulnerability is recognised and assisted as much as possible.

The role will require you to:
• Manage a dynamic and varied team of advisors to maintain key KPIs within a busy call centre environment.
• Evaluate escalated concerns and action these to provide an outcome.
• Work proactively when the Head of department is offsite to maintain service delivery, maintain team morale and to effectively manage the operation day to day.
• Identify areas for improvement within the contact centre as the business goes through a cultural evolution.

You will ideally be:
• Experienced in working within a heavily regulated environment.
• Experienced in the delivery of departments for collections, debt and/or vulnerability.
• Able to motivate and collaborate teams within a contact centre environment.
• Inspiring with your leadership skills to create change, new opportunities and the development of a constantly evolving environment.
• Able to step into a more responsible role in the absence of the Senior leadership team.
• Able to evaluate performance metrics to identify training gaps, areas of success and areas that require improvement.

The business is looking for a passionate and driven leader to help them to improve their customer journey. With a clear focus on the debt, collections and vulnerability areas of the business, you will need to be able to demonstrate previous experience in this 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 any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.

Collections Manager

Job Ref: DJHB1029
Role: Collections Manager
Location: London
Salary: up to £60,000 per annum
Job Type: Permanent

Are you experienced in the creation of processes and strategy within a debt collection environment?
Would you like the opportunity to create and form a department from scratch?
Are you use to working within a highly regulated industry sector?
We’re currently working closely with a disrupter within the market who are looking for someone to work in an autonomous and very hands-on role to create a collections department within a dynamic business in the London area.

Having the opportunity to be a big part of the business’ acceleration and growth plans, you will be building a team of collection specialists to work with you on the journey of the business.
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.

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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.

UX Manager

Job Ref: DJHC4294
Job Title: UX Manager
Location: South East
Salary: Up to £55k salary
Employment Type: Permanent

We are looking for an experienced UX Manager to lead the Digital UX, creating governance as well as being creative and innovative. This role requires somebody with a passion for Digital Customer Experience, specifically user experience, interaction design, navigation and information architecture.

Responsibilities:
• To continuously advocate the customer across functions
• Manage a team of contract and UX Managers
• Lead on large-scale website re-design that links to the overall Digital Strategy, ensuring that user experience roadmap items are business cased and change is managed appropriately
• Utilise data to optimise performance across the function
• Manage 3rd party relationships to create pivotal web experiences
• Responsible for Accessibility accreditation targets
• Support and proactively identify improvements to achieve CSAT and maximise the Customer Experience
• Creation and rollout of visual design to be used by the Content and Development teams
• Research of UX/UI, user-centred design and interaction design trends

Key behaviours:
• A UX Manager who can succeed in a complex and challenging environment
• A customer advocate who will always look at how to achieve best outcomes for the customer
• Solutions driven
• Hard working
• Resilient
• Influential and a great communicator at all levels
• Be passionate about digital and advocating best practise

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have a proven track record within digital communication improving User and Customer 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.

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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 in to any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.

Resource Planning Analyst

Job Ref: DJPF1286
Job Title: Resource Planning Analyst
Location: Manchester, North West
Salary: £24,000 Per annum
Employment Type: Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity for a Resource Planning Analyst to join a newly created resource planning team. This is a great opportunity for the right business and customer focused individual to join a team to further support growth across all call centre teams.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• Work with the operation teams to create and evolve department level schedules, including internal shrinkages.
• Influence and guide Team managers across the business to assist with delivery and performance through detailed analysis and reporting.
• Maximise the use of workforce management tool to ensure that effective resource plans are developed.
• Provide detailed analysis for “what if” scenarios.
• Manage the process and provide impact assessment of business changes.

If you are interested to apply:
• Experience of Contact Centre Planning and scheduling
• Must have experience of workforce management systems
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Advanced excel skill
• Ability to translate complex data into management information

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.