Resource Planning Manager

Job Ref: DJPF1288
Job Title: Resource Planning Manager
Location North East
Salary: Up to £38,000 + Bonus and Benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

We are currently recruiting a Resource Planning Manager for an exciting brand based in the North East. You will manage and motivate a team of Planning Specialists within a contact centre environment.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• Produce accurate demand forecasts using multiple drivers taking into account trends, outliers, expected and future business performance & strategy
• Pro-actively drive most efficient supply v demand plan, presenting recommendations to senior stakeholders to gain buy in
• Ensure required governance is in place to support all planned activity being accounted for within latest plans
• Takes the lead on complex, multi-functional change activity
• Produce strong insights to raise awareness of current risks to plan and influence key business decisions at senior/Head/Director of level
• Manage the end to end process from initiating shift review through to sign off and notice issued to go live, ensuring all scheduling changes to shifts & annual leave amendments are made accurately
• Manage relationship with Regional heads-of & partners to deliver right customer and people outcomes relating to shift and people coverage.
• Look for continuous improvement through external benchmarking & best practice sharing

If you are interested to apply:
• Strong analytical & MS Office skills
• Advanced knowledge of workforce management system (ideally IEX)
• Strong stakeholder management, influencing and communication skills
• Strong planning & organising skills
• People Management

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 Service Team Manager – Contact Centre Team Manager – Call Centre Team Manager

Job Ref: DJJM1243
Job Title: Customer Service Team Manager – Contact Centre Team Manager – Call Centre Team Manager
Location: Cardiff
Salary: £30,000 – 35,000 plus bens
Job Type: Permanent

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

The Customer Service Team 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 Team Manager, 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 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 Team 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.

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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.

Customer Insight Manager/Lead

Job Ref: DJEM1022
Job Title: Customer Insight Manager/Lead
Location: Gloucester
Salary: up to £55,000
Employment Type: Permanent

An excellent opportunity for a Customer Insight Lead to develop and lead an insight capability to enable the wider team to understand product performance, and customer challenges, needs, and desires to drive product and service improvement and innovation.

Responsibilities include:
• Developing a framework that monitors customer insight and product performance.
• Creating a monitoring processes across our digital channels to ensure effective monitoring.
• The central point for data collection on product performance.
• Working with existing customer engagement functions, such as customer experience managers and the User Experience Team.
• Ensuring feedback and intelligence is understood and actioned.
• Work alongside customer experience managers, the User Experience Team, the Strategy Manager, product managers, and product owners to ensure that customer needs are being addressed.
• Promoting data-driven prioritisation.
• Establish reporting mechanisms using our CRM system.
• Create performance dashboards and reporting functionality on customer behaviour and product performance, using technologies such as Power BI.
• Contextualise customer behaviour and identify potential new behaviours as a result of shifts in these areas.
• Ensuring that strategic initiatives and exploration have a full and clear understanding of the current and future customer behaviour, and that appropriate customer monitoring is in place for new initiatives.
• Form insight on future customer trends, challenges and user behaviours.

Experience required:
• Experience of using SAS, Python and Power BI is desirable
• Previous experience working from a Market/Customer Insight background
• Analytical
• Someone who can action their insight
• Naturally inquisitive
• Able to work with multiple teams
• Strong organisational skills and a good multi-tasker is 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.

Motor Claims Manager – Claims Operations Manager – Claims Manager

Job Ref: DJJM1242
Job Title: Motor Claims Manager – Claims Operations Manager – Claims Manager
Location: Madrid
Salary: 35,000 – 40,000 euro plus bens
Job Type: Permanent

We have an opportunity for an experienced Claims Manager who has experience and knowledge of Motor Insurance claims to take responsibility for a wider Claims assessment function looking at continuous improvement and identifying trends and root cause to improve operational process, liaising and managing key stakeholders where appropriate.

The Claims Manager will be responsible for refining operational processes, procedures and customer journeys to make sure the overall claims process is as lean, fast and efficient as possible. You will share technical expertise, advice and guidance with the management team.

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

As the Claims Manager, you will work across all claims departments, working closely with the team as well as heads of department and other senior customer management team to identify and develop best practice.

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 will be part of your responsibilities.

Some of the duties will include:
• Assessment of process, procedure and policies, driving lean methodologies to create the most efficient operation.
• Conducting Due diligence using methods and practice.
• Positively influence and contribute to the team culture along with sharing best practice
• Provide exceptional customer experience by reviewing customer journey and root cause analysis
• Drive continuous improvement ethos within the team and the wider business
• Define and develop opportunities to improve processes, procedures and a better service proposition to customers

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need a proven track record within Motor Claims management, you will need to have worked at a senior level previously and experience within a regulated environment is essential, however the ability to think differently, challenge the status quo whilst 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.

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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.

Collections Manager

Job Ref: DJHB1029
Role: Collections Manager
Location: London
Salary: up to £60,000 per annum
Job Type: Permanent

Are you experienced in the creation of processes and strategy within a debt collection environment?
Would you like the opportunity to create and form a department from scratch?
Are you use to working within a highly regulated industry sector?
We’re currently working closely with a disrupter within the market who are looking for someone to work in an autonomous and very hands-on role to create a collections department within a dynamic business in the London area.

Having the opportunity to be a big part of the business’ acceleration and growth plans, you will be building a team of collection specialists to work with you on the journey of the business.
This role is pivotal in leading the direction of best practice within the business aligned with regulatory guidance, so experience of doing so in a previous role is paramount.

Responsibilities will include:
• Implementing strong processes and procedures to ensure that the business is aligned with industry best practices to deliver the Collections function within the wider organisation.
• Monitoring inbound and outbound Collections activities.
• Establishing and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships.
• Creating and implementing billing and debt collection processes.
• Promoting customer engagement and experience within the remit of their products and services.

You will ideally be:
• Able to demonstrate a track record in the B2C market for Customer collections, the implementation of customer technologies.
• Of entrepreneurial spirit with a can-do attitude whereby you are happy to engage in a diverse range of tasks.
• Excited by the challenge of a start-up environment and by the change and continuous improvement.
• Ambitious, driven through self-motivation and resilient.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a proven individual to learn and grow and part of a dynamic start-up team.

All they’re looking for from you is the drive and enthusiasm to assist with the launch of the business, as well as the right attitude and aptitude to enhance this leading product into the luxury retail sector!

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.

Solutions Architect (Contact Centre Solutions)

Job Ref: DJMA1824
Job Title: Solutions Architect (Contact Centre Solutions)
Location: UK Home Based.
Salary: £65-70k base
Job Type: Permanent

Bridging the gap between engineering and sales, the solutions architect is a critical position within the development of this ambitious software provider, that prides itself on the quality of their execution.

Managing the Technical Q&A with customers and prospects, the Solutions Architect will take the lead on strategy and architecture of the solution, scenario planning, design and workflow planning,
ensuring a successful deployment and customisation

The Solutions Architect will support the Pre and Post-Sales Support teams across the cloud platform for both their channel partners and enterprise clients.

You will need the ability and gravitas to work with a top-class engineering team and take a customer success approach and thinking to deliver a high-quality flawless execution.

This role will have a requirement to travel across the UK and internationally (3-4 times a month)

Previous experience of solutions architecture in a Contact Centre and or Unified Communications, Telephony/PBS environment will be required.

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.

Director of Operations (Asset Management & Repairs)

Job Ref: DJHC4293
Job Title: Director of Operations (Asset Management & Repairs)
Location: South East / South Coast
Salary: Up to £120k salary + bonus + benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

I am looking for a commercial and customer centric Director of Operations, to take ownership of the repairs, major works, and Asset Management teams.

This is a commercial and customer focused role, with an innovative and forward-thinking organisation in the Housing Sector.

Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the development and delivery of the organisations Business Plans, leading operations across Asset Management, large scale works and repairs
• Take total ownership of the Profit & Loss for the function
• Focus on effective asset management ensuring profitability and delivery of budget
• Effective leadership and development of the teams to deliver quality services within budget
• Maintain and develop a range of strategic and operational relationships internally and externally in support of mutually beneficial approaches to business plans and growth
• Target portfolio growth through effective and efficient Asset Management
• Provide professional leadership at all levels, role modelling company behaviours and values
• Identify the needs of the customers, with regards to safety, paying particular attention to vulnerable customers, keeping the property portfolio exceptionally well maintained in line with business standards

Key behaviours:
• Demonstrable experience of successful Asset Management in either social housing or a similar industry
• Experience of managing property repairs at a strategic level
• High level of commercial acumen
• Self-starter, resilient, focused, a real achiever of results (customer & commercial)
• Engaging leader – able to communicate at all levels
• Inquisitive, resourceful and willing to challenge the status quo
• Energetic & enthusiastic

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have a proven track record of improving commercial and operational delivery in social housing or related industries.

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.

Head of Customer Operations – Head of Operations

Job Ref: DJJM1237
Job Title: Head of Customer Operations – Head of Operations
Job Location: Cardiff
Salary – up to £75k plus bens
Employment Type: Permanent

Reporting to the Customer Service Director, this role is within a successful organisation operating within an evolving and competitive market sector. The post-holder will play a pivotal role in improving service delivery across the business. Working as part of the senior management team you will input into future strategy and development, drive continuous improvement and deliver an enhanced operation by fully engaging your colleagues.

Some of the responsibilities will include:
• To ensure a first-class customer experience in all interactions
• To review and enhance customer contact strategy
• To consistently review people and process to deliver operational efficiencies and customer excellence
• Build, Maintain and develop outsourced relationships
• Provide lead on contact centre change programmes
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships will all internal / external stakeholders

The ideal candidate will have a passion for understanding customer needs and be able to evidence first-hand experience of developing & delivering customer engagement programmes, have a good understanding and passion for new technology and customer interaction channels. 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.