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.

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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 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.

Recruitment Consultant

Ref: DJRL1030
Role: Recruitment Consultant
Location: Lichfield, Staffordshire, Midlands
Salary: Competitive Salary + Uncapped Commission

Why not work in one of the most beautiful and historic Cities in the UK, with beautiful architecture including the three spired cathedral and a plethora of resturants and bars.

Based right in the centre of this stunning City, Douglas Jackson are an independently owned, boutique recruitment consultancy who offer a professional, high quality recruitment consultancy and executive search services for permanent, or fixed term contract for mid and senior management level appointments across the customer landscape.

We have an opportunity for an individual who will be focussed entirely on developing new and existing relationships to identify leads and opportunities within this predominantly more technical skill set environment, placing skilled individuals on a permanent and fixed term contract level.

Working closely with the existing team to manage and nurture existing and new accounts to ensure the best level of customer service is realised. Supporting the team and customers; clients and candidates, to achieve successful recruitment solutions and the provision of a professional, quality led service.
In return we offer a professional, friendly and fun team, who provide specialist recruitment consultancy services at a mid, senior and executive management level, on a contingent and retained basis and are proud to work with some of the UK’s leading organisations and globally recognised brands.

The role will offer a competitive basic salary and uncapped commission of up to 50% of billings and attractive benefits. We have weekly, monthly and quarterly incentives which give you the opportunity to finish work early, meals out and much more.

Our offices are situated just 5 minute walk from Lichfield Train Station which is just 40 minutes from Birmingham New Street or Stoke on Trent stations.

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.