Resource Planning Manager – Field

Job Ref: DJPF1252
Role: Resource Planning Manager – Field
Location: Warwick / West Midlands
Salary: up to £32,000
Job Type: Permanent

My client is looking for an experienced Resource Planning Manager to lead a team of Planners to coordinate field-based operations of engineers doing services and breakdown activities throughout the UK.
As Resource Planning Manager you will coordinate and manage the activities of circa 230 engineers, maximising their effectiveness and delivering exceptional customer service.

What will you be doing?
• Manage 12 employees to ensure effective use of resources
• Ensure company standards and procedures are adhered to by those employees.
• Work with strategic planning to establish effective scenario and strategic long term planning models
• Develop process improvement projects with key external and internal customers and suppliers to develop and improve the supply chain from cradle to grave for service.
• To develop and publish planning KPIs for customer service, utilisation and achievement to plan in order to identify efficiencies and ensure year on year improvements.
• Develop process improvement projects with internal customers to improve planning and reduce costs and improve service.
• Install a continuous improvement culture within the Operations management.
• To facilitate the planning of all field training and meetings in accordance with achieving the required capacity levels to deliver customer service levels and business objectives.
• Field engineer roster management.
• The forecasting of engineer growth and to assist in preparing recruitment plans.
• Day to day liaison with field personnel, in particular Field Service Managers and Operations Managers as well as the Service Centre Manager.

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: DJMA1790
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.

Resource Planning Manager

Job Ref: DJPF1222
Job Title: Resource Planning Manager
Location: East Midlands, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £45,000
Employment Type: 12 Month FTC

This is a 12 month FTC for an experienced Resource Planning Manager to manage a team of Analysts to deliver end to end Resource Planning within a multi-channel Contact Centre operation.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• Leading the team to ensure resources are effectively deployed across all business areas through the delivery of the planning cycle for telephony, back office and retail activities within a multi-skilled & multi-site operation
• Anticipating business needs and requirements through monitoring and analysis of trends and data, in order to provide mitigation options to the Operation
• Driving continuous improvement in all processes and systems used within Scheduling & Forecasting.

If you are interested to apply:
• Ability to translate & implement plans
• Be able to work with all teams across the group to promote the benefits of effective planning and display the appropriate leadership qualities while doing so
• Extensive knowledge of Workforce Management systems and working knowledge of telephony applications
• Ability to analyse complex situations and data and take rapid remedial action
• Extensive knowledge of Verint Workforce Management systems and working knowledge of Avaya telephony applications

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.