CRM Strategy Planning Manager

Job Ref: DJEM1017
Job Title: CRM Strategy Planning Manager
Location: Luton
Salary: up to £45,000 plus & Benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced CRM Strategy Planning Manager to join a well-established CRM and Ancillaries team based in Luton. They are looking for someone who will be responsible for accelerating ancillary revenue and CRM digital transformation across the Group.

Responsibilities include:
• The articulation of the CRM and Ancillary strategy
• Leading a 5-year planning process for CRM and Ancillaries
• Working with key stakeholders to create content
• Co-ordinate the CRM and Ancillary governance process
• Supporting the development of the overall group CRM and Ancillaries strategy

Experience required:
• Comfortable working in a large pan European business, where some travel will be required
• Strategic thinker
• Strong PowerPoint and Excel skills
• Previous CRM Manager experience
• Ability to speak either German, French or Dutch would be desirable but not 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.

Team Manager (Contact Centre)

Job Ref: DJKG1291
Job Title: Team Manager (Contact Centre)
Location: Hertfordshire and the Greater London area
Salary: £35k (plus annual bonus)
Employment Type: Permanent

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Team Manager to join an outstanding market leading organisation within a service environment.

As a Team Manager you will lead, motivate and manage the customer operations strategy and day to day management of second line technical support.
This role reports into the Senior Customer Operations Manager and you will manage a support team of 6 people.

As the Team Manager some of your responsibility will be to:
• Monitor escalations of situations, billing, technical and complaints
• Provide data and reporting of KPI’s and trends
• Develop relationships with key suppliers including improvement to drive delivery of approved changes
• Maintain an ongoing Service Improvement Plan
• Train, coach and mentor the hotline/service team and their career development

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have experience in managing a service desk within a B2B environment and show exceptional team management, analytical and planning skills. Experience working within a regulated environment is important for this role along with a proven track record of developing and implementing continuous improvement both in process, technology and working practices.

The role operates Monday to Sunday with alternate weekends worked.

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.

Forecasting Manager

Job Ref: DJPF1271
Job Title: Forecasting Manager
Location Leeds, Yorkshire
Salary: Up to £35,000
Employment Type: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Forecasting Manager who will create resource models and business plans which ensure resource requirements are accurately forecasted. Managing a team of analysts, you will be responsible for owning internal relationships with key operational stakeholders/support teams and driving effective relationships with the other areas of the planning teams.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• Formulate actual and future resource requirements to support business decisions around training and recruitment
• Formulate budget assumptions and future resource requirements and work with Finance and Operational teams to agree long-term budgets
• Support senior management to analyse information to improve the efficiency through better utilisation of their multi-channel resources
• Where appropriate work with planning team to support them to deliver the required level of service
• Own senior stakeholder relationships from a planning perspective and work with support teams (e.g. Recruitment, Training, Finance, BI, etc.) as appropriate.
• Work with senior operational stakeholders (e.g. Operations Director) to ensure that contracted service levels are met by improving schedule efficiency, utilisation, adherence and productivity and proactively identify service delivery issues

If you are interested to apply:
• Knowledge of planning theories and forecasting methods
• Understanding of how Call Centre operations work
• Knowledge of Call Centre switches/network level routing /skill based routing desirable
• Knowledge and application of Planning specific software – Aspect, Aspect Perform and eWFM
• Excellent Excel knowledge
• Strong communication and influencing skills
• Experience of large scale resource planning
• Strong analytical skills

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.

Contact Centre Operations Director/Head of Contact Centre

Job Ref: DJMA1817
Job Title: Contact Centre Operations Director/Head of Contact Centre
Location: Permanent relocation required to a large European city (non UK).
Salary: to Circa 100,000 EUROS negotiable dep on candidate and experience (base, bonus, benefits, small relocation package)
Job Type: Permanent

This role is being advertised across the UK to attract an individual who would be interested in the opportunity to relocate to a large European City for a permanent role.

The position will lead a large team within contact centre operations, in a sales through service, retention, loyalty or service environment.
This is a fast growth outsourced environment and the business will be looking for individuals who can build and develop motivated, highly engaged, performance focussed teams. You will be used to managing a P&L and developing influential relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Developing client relations to ensure the ongoing success, improvement and future retention and growth of accounts.
The Head of Contact Centre will oversee client campaigns and have full relationship management responsibility, as well as owning the operational delivery, recruitment, onboarding, planning, process improvements etc to achieve SLA’s and KPI’s across sales and service for a multi disciplines, multi-lingual, multi-channel operation.

A senior leader you will have the gravitas, influence and operational, commercial experience to take full P&L responsibility, drive the strategic vision and own sales and service with many blue chip and award winning brands for UK, European and a global customer base. The role will include team leadership, development and performance, as well as being the primary point of contact for the external stakeholders on a strategic level.

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have proven Head of Contact Centre/Account Director/Client Services Director level experience gained at a strategic level working within a third-party supplier management, outsource, or BPO capacity.

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 Specialist

Job Ref: DJPF1270
Job Title: Resource Planning Specialist
Location: Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
Salary: Up to £35,000 + 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.

Contact Centre Manager

Job Ref: DJJM1228
Job Title: Contact Centre Manager
Job Location: London
Salary: up to £55,000 + Benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

Reporting to the Head of B2B, this role is with a highly regarded organisation operating within an evolving and competitive market sector. The post-holder will play a pivotal role in the service delivery across the business.

Some of the responsibilities will include:
• To ensure a first-class customer experience in all interactions
• Performance management of team members, including driving a coaching culture and planning training programmes
• Driving engagement and loyalty of employees, through development of reward schemes and recognition
• To consistently review people and process to deliver operational efficiencies and customer excellence
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships will all internal / external stakeholders

The ideal candidate will have a passion for coaching and developing staff, have a very hands on attitude, understand customer needs and be able to evidence first-hand experience of developing and delivering customer engagement programmes. Individuals with excellent communication skills, who can cite significant experience of managing people, change and making commercial decisions, in conjunction with multiple stakeholder groups, may have an advantage.

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.