Resource Planning Analyst

Job Ref: DJPF1203
Job Title: Resource Planning Analyst
Location London
Salary: £30,000 + Excellent Benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

As a Real-Time Analyst you will be part of a New Resource Planning Function and will be responsible for the intraday management of resources ensuring the correct number of agents are deployed within a multi-channel Contact Centre. The successful candidate will also be responsible for monitoring back office workstreams.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• Coordinating the deployment of the appropriate staffing levels so that the Contact Centre can achieve its Service Level (SL) and Key performance Indicators (KPI’s).
• Adjusting intraday forecasts dependent upon information received (Sickness, Over Time request) and changes to business drivers (Marketing, System stability etc.) as the day/week progresses. Once the new projection has been established, adjusting staffing levels by leveraging break Times, Overtime, Meetings, 1 to 1s etc.
• Monitoring all incoming volumes across all queues to ensure the most appropriate staffing levels are set so that SL and KPI are balanced and aligned to agreed targets.
• Invoking action plans where unexpected events affect volumes.
• Running and analysing reports throughout the day. Making recommendations based upon those reports about actions that are needed to achieve SL and KPIs where it is likely to be missed. Instigating actions to maximise SL and KPIs when they can’t be achieved. Adjusting staffing levels according to where the analysis shows over achievement (Ad hoc meetings, Cancelling Overtime etc.).

If you are interested to apply:
• A good knowledge of Contact Centre metrics and their calculation.
• A good knowledge of Work Force Management software and its application in the contact Centre.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Good stakeholder management skills at a variety of levels.
•Intermediate Excel skills (able to create macros, create pivot tables and apply common excel functions i.e. Vlookup, Index and Match etc.)

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.

Customer Journey Manager (Interim 3m Contract) – Customer Experience Manager

Job Ref: DJMA1766
Job Title: Customer Journey Manager (Interim 3m Contract) – Customer Experience Manager
Location: North West with Travel
Salary: £55k annual equivalent pro rata, possible day rate £300-400 per day
Interim Contract 3 months

An initial 3 month interim contract for a Customer Journey Manager, Customer Experience Manager. This fast paced client based in the North West have an opportunity to bring on board a Customer Experience Specialist to help on an interim basis to develop the customer experience, customer journey and define continuous improvements for a specific contact centre project.

Some of the duties will include:

• Map out the customer journey
• Look at reducing friction in the journey etc
• Suggest improvements to the customer experience and customer journey utilising technology & process investment which works for the customer and business.
• Define and drive internal improvement in call handling and customer, agent experience to support overall drive to improve NPS within the next 6 months.
• Offer expertise on how to improve the customer experience across a multi-channel voice and non-voice customer contact environment.

This is an initial 3 month fixed term contract, some travel to a South East site will be required, possibly once per week.

If you are interested in applying for this role and are available for the next 3 months, have previous experience within the utilities, or energy market, which would be a distinct advantage and have a good working knowledge of consulting and driving improvements across a customer experience and customer journey mapping within a multi channel contact centre, then we would like to hear from you.

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.

Customer Services Manager – Customer Support Manager (Contact Centre Manager)

Job Ref: DJMA1765
Job Title: Customer Services Manager – Customer Support Manager (Contact Centre Manager)
Location: Central London, South East
Salary: £45-£55k basic + excellent benefits and share options

This role is all about people. This is an exciting role with an award winning multi-channel operation in the early stages of development. If you are interested in applying for this Customer Service Manager, Customer Support Manager – Contact Centre Manager (just the one role), then you must be first and foremost focussed on your people, you will want nothing more than a highly developed, coaching led, happy team, who deliver great customer service.

This business takes their customer centricity and their peoples happiness really seriously and they are looking for someone who feels the same.

This is a great place to work, fun and friendly, a challenger brand who wants to be different and realises it’s people are the gateway to delivering this exceptional and differentiated service proposition. They offer flexibility including some working from home and an autonomous role, with scope, scale and growth opportunities.

Some of the responsibilities will include:

• Manage managers and deputise for heading up the site when required
• Take responsibility of the customer function 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, but be first and foremost focussed on your people, their development and performance, with a customer centric approach. In return you will work in a flexible, autonomous environment, where you can work from home and will have the opportunity to grow and develop with the role as this business continues to scale.

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.

Resourcing Manager – Onboarding Manager – Team Manager – Contact Centre

Job Ref: DJMA1764
Job Title: Resourcing Manager – Onboarding Manager – Team Manager – Contact Centre
Location: Kent
Salary: £30,000 plus bonus bens
Employment Type: Permanent

Opportunity for an experienced Contact Centre Team Leader/Team Manager or Contact Centre Resourcing Manager, Contact Centre Onboarding Manager to take responsibility for a multi-channel and administration focussed customer contact operation.

Working with stakeholders to design and define recruitment and resourcing plans, assessment days and liaising with candidates and potential applicants, then helping those successful candidates achieve a great experience through onboarding and their first few weeks in role.

The organisation offers a friendly, fun and positive environment, where personal development is encouraged.

You will work with the senior management team to identify and develop best practice, driving a positive, performance focussed culture which achieves and exceeds SLA’s and improve customer and employee engagement, whilst achieving resourcing, recruitment and onboarding requirements as set by yourself and senior managers.

Working directly with the Head of Customer Service and Experience, HR and Managers within customer service, you will design, organise and lead recruitment days for roles across the customer service division.

Able to work in a highly organised manner both independently and as part of the wider customer service team, you will design individual induction plans for new starters, mentoring them throughout to ensure they have the best possible start in their new roles.

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.

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.

Team Leader/Team Manager Customer Service (Part time 25 hrs per week and night/late shifts available

Job Ref: DJJM1762
Job Title: Team Leader/Team Manager Customer Service (Part time 25 hrs per week and night/late shifts available
Location: London – Greater London – South East
Salary: £30-35,000 plus bonus and bens
Job Type: Permanent

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

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

As the Team Leader/Team Manager within customer service, you will work with the 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 Customer Service Advisors to enhance their skills 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.

Some of the duties and responsibilities for the Team Leader/Team Manager will include:

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 Team Leader/Team Manager, working with a team of customer service advisors to develop an improved customer service offering and a great place to work. Used to achieving SLA’s and KPI’s you will take ownership of the ongoing customer service delivery and look to improve existing operations as the business continues to grow.

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.

Team Leader/Team Manager

Job Ref: DJKG1239
Job Title: Team Leader/Team Manager
Location: Stoke (Staffordshire)
Salary: £30k to £35k
Employment Type: Permanent

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an award winning, fast-paced, energetic and innovative company. As a Team Leader/Team Manager, you will need to have experience within the sports entertainment industry. This is a 24/7 – 365 operation.

As a Team Leader/Team Manager some of your responsibilities will be:

• Taking ownership for running a successful team and shift
• Review and analyse performance and KPIs
• Directing the team through a multichannel contact centre
• Knowledge of sports entertainment
• Ensuring outstanding customer service and experience

If you are interested to apply:
You must have an interest in sports and previous experience as a Team Leader/Team Manager. Experience in the sports entertainment industry is important along with the ability to drive goals and culture change

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.

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.

Customer Service Operations Manager

Job Ref: DJKG1238
Job Title: Customer Service Operations Manager
Location: Stoke (Staffordshire)
Salary: £40k to £50k (plus bonuses and benefits)
Employment Type: Permanent

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an award winning, fast-paced, energetic and innovative company. As a Customer Service Operations Manager, you will need to have experience within the sports entertainment industry. This is a 24/7 – 365 operation.

As a Customer Service Operations Manager some of your responsibilities will be:

• Overseeing the inbound and outbound services through the multichannel function
• Be accountable for KPI and SLA within the team
• Adapt to different brands, products and services
• Manage internal and external relationship
• Plan and organise resources to deliver this 24/7 365 service

If you are interested to apply:
You must have an interest in sports and previous experience as a Customer Service Operations Manager. You must show resilience, tenacity and empathy on problem solving and be able to identify inefficiencies in order to build, implement and manage new and improved processes.

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.

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.