Forecasting Analyst

Job Ref: DJPF1212
Job Title: Forecasting Analyst
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £35,000
Employment Type: Permanent

This is a great opportunity for an experienced forecaster to build forecast models and Capacity Plans for this Back-Office function. Working with different stakeholders you will provide support in all bid modelling; scenario analysis, data evaluation, and business case justification.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• Prepare forecasts and cap plans for operations groups: all processing and non-processing locations
• Develop capability to update capacity plans on a regular basis
• Partner closely with key stakeholders to identify opportunities to optimise performance
• Provide support to the sales team in all bid modelling; scenario analysis, data evaluation, and business case justification.
• Develop the business plan to support plans and strategic initiatives/priorities
• Update plans regularly and analyse/interpret business impacts relative to the Business Plan
• Identify and research internal/external factors and trends that influence performance or business models in the short or long-term

If you are interested to apply:
• Advanced Microsoft Office skills
• Strong Problem Solving Skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Experience with forecasting and quantitative modelling and scenario analysis

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 Manager

Job Ref: DJPF1211
Job Title: Resource Planning Manager
Location Coventry / West Midlands
Salary: £42,000 Plus Benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

As Resource Planning Manager you will be part of the Customer Service management team, you will take ownership of the strategy, development and long-term success of the Resource Planning team. Planning the effective utilisation of the Customer Service workforce carrying out forecasting, scheduling and real-time analysis.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• Determine and communicate staff capacity and roster requirements;
• Ensure recommendations to best use staff to achieve KPIs, targets and mandates are provided to the business;
• Ensure appropriate level of training/catch-up hours are available;
• Managing and developing your own team of Resource Planning Analysts;
• Budget modelling responsibility for the contact centre;
• Creating new and innovative forecast and capacity models
• Identification and implementation of new technology for planning, including the use, development or procurement of effective workforce management software (WFM) and or other in-house systems;
• Contribute to improving the business and enhancing the reputation of the company by putting forward new ideas and by implementing change when requested to do so.

If you are interested to apply:
• Strong experience in team management and effective resource planning;
• Good knowledge of Workforce Management tools, Word, Excel and Access databases;
• An in-depth understanding of manual forecasting methods and formulas;
• Strong communication, collaboration and influencing skills to work at all levels from Director to Agent and external third parties;
• Work in a fast paced and pressurised environment, dealing with a high volume of calls;
• Have high standards of accuracy and attention to detail;

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 Manager

Job Ref: DJPF1762
Job Title: Resource Planning Manager
Location: London – Greater London – South East
Salary: £40-50,000 plus bens
Job Type: Permanent

An opportunity for an experienced Resource Planning Manager to take the helm and design, build and develop a forward thinking, strategic, best in class resource planning support function for a multi-channel, digitally aligned and rapidly growing, soon to be multi-site customer contact operation.

The Resource Planning Manager will need to develop an effective and robust team and processes to enable highly effective, forecasting, scheduling and real time activities in a fast paced and demanding environment, with little historical MI and data to date.

Looking to the future the Resource Planning Manager will be developing tools and systems, taking a manual resource planning team and function across to an automated, evolving system which should deliver further improvements and efficiencies.

Excellent stakeholder relationships will be required as you build and establish your and your teams reputation as the ‘go to’ function to help with all strategic, future, current and on the day thinking and operational delivery.

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

As the Resource Planning Manager within the contact centre, you will work with the heads of department and other senior customer management team to identify and develop best practice, driving a positive, performance focussed culture which achieves and exceeds SLA’s and delivers exceptional customer and employee engagement.

You will take full ownership and responsibility for your team, nurturing, coaching and developing your Analysts to deliver a positive, engaging environment, where innovation and best practice are shared and developed each and every day. Building for the future you and your team will be continuously enhancing your skills, experience and performance levels.

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need a proven track record as a Resource Planning Manager, preferably within a scaling business, with experience of both manual and automated forecasting, workforce management and resource planning. The ability to see and communicate the trends within the data, identifying key business decisions and improvements in resourcing strategies, shifts and future strategies will be key.

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 organizations, 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.

Customer Service Manager

Job Ref: DJJM1761
Job Title: Customer Service Manager
Location: London – Greater London – South East
Salary: £40-50,000 plus bens
Job Type: Permanent

An opportunity for an experienced Customer Service Manager to take responsibility for a multi-channel, digitally aligned and rapidly growing customer contact operation.

The Customer Service Manager will be able to bring passion, rigor and the ability to develop a scaling operation. Working within a regulated environment, but aiming to deliver a more individual, personalised service, which continues to set this award winning brand apart from the competition.

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

As the Customer Service Manager within the contact centre, you will work with the heads of department and other senior customer management team to identify and develop best practice, driving a positive, performance focussed culture which achieves and exceeds SLA’s and delivers exceptional customer and employee engagement.

You will take full ownership and responsibility for your team, nurturing, coaching and developing your Team Leaders to deliver a positive, engaging environment, where innovation and best practice are shared and developed each and every day. Building for the future you and your team will be continuously enhancing your skills, experience and performance levels.

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 and dealing with escalated customer enquiries will be part of your responsibilities.

Some of the duties will include:
Forecasting, daily planning and delivering great people leadership.
Delivering strong people leadership skills in an operational environment
Positively influence and contribute to the team culture
Motivate, coach and develop staff in the Contact Centre
Provide exceptional customer service via phone, email, live chat and social media
Respond to customer complaints and escalate issues as necessary
Drive continuous improvement ethos within the contact centre and the business
Define and develop opportunities to improve processes, procedures and a better service proposition to our customers

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need a proven track record as a Customer Service Manager within a contact centre to develop an improved customer service offering and a great place to work. Experience within a regulated environment will be a distinct advantage, however the ability to think differently, challenge the status quo and 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.

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 organizations, 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: DJPF1192
Job Title: Resource Planning Manager
Location: Liverpool
Salary: £45,000 plus benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

My client is looking for an experienced Resource Planning Manager to manage the end to end planning process for their Contact Centre. As Resource Planning Manager you will manage a team of Analysts to maximise the effectiveness of the resources and delivering exceptional customer service.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• Responsible for the delivery of accurate Forecasting & Planning
• As Resource Planning manager you will manage the Forecasting and Planning function ensuring effective utilisation of resources whilst delivering to business KPIs
• Provide technical expertise and support to the function and site
• Work with the Operational teams to ensure effective staffing cover against expected volume delivery at all times
• Providing analysed data and insight to support strategy and optimisation of business performance.

If you are interested to apply:

• Extensive Forecasting & Planning experience in a fast moving, multi-channel contact centre environment.
• Ability to build and present accurate reports
• Advanced Excel knowledge is essential; database experience is highly desirable, together with generic MS Office skills
• Experience of using a Call Management system
• Experience using Resource Management software

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 MI Analyst

Job Ref: DJPF1171a
Role: Senior MI Analyst
Location: Warwick
Salary: up to £35,000 + benefits

My client is looking for a Senior MI Analyst to support their Customer Service function. The successful candidate will perform analysis to create specifications and quality assure analysis which will provide Strategic Insights to facilitate the delivery of world class customer service.

What will you be doing?
• Support the company in advancing its use of predictive analytics: data manipulation, text mining, finding out all influencing factors and prioritising them, statistical analysis, forecasting and modelling.
• Complete complex data analysis with a variety of purposes for the business
• Provide specifications for reporting
• To perform adhoc analysis of data in order to find the root cause of problems.
• To update, distribute and create new MI reports for the management team, including identifying and fixing errors in reports.

What experience will I have?
• A high level of numeracy and the ability to extract and analyse data
• The ability to use MS Excel and MS Access to an advanced level
• Power BI, MS Azure ML and SQL Transact
• Experience of communicating the processes of complex analysis to an audience with varying levels of understanding.
• Experience of writing specifications and performing quality assurance on work of other data analysts.

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.