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Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Westminster, London
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
REF: AH2007_1659363555
Contact Name: Abbie Hamilton
Contact Email:
Job Published: 16 days ago

Job Description

Planner/Scheduler Role

Westminster Based - Perm working with large Contractor (Exciting Opportunity)

Key Responsibilities:

Take ownership and responsibility for identifying the customer's needs and use appropriate questioning, listening and diagnosis skills to identify the issues and offer appropriate solutions.

Take ownership of the forward schedule to ensure that future jobs are appointed in a way that will meet our contractual Service Level Agreements (SLAs), the customer's preferences and Operational constraints (i.e. make a promise to the customer that you are confident we can meet).

Take ownership for and manage unscheduled jobs.

Effective use of the MSi system to actively schedule available Operatives and Sub-Contractors to jobs.

Deal with complex repairs, demanding customers and those who have suffered service failure, to contain issues and maintain customer satisfaction.

Oversee the jobs allocated to Sub-contractors to ensure the customer receives the same level of service as they would if a MSPS operative was delivering the work.

Work with the Commercial team and Operatives to ensure materials are ordered and collected from suppliers promptly and work is planned to ensure we can provide a first time fix to residents wherever possible.

Handling calls and emails from the client to log issues, deploy Operatives and monitor completion of the work, providing updates at regular intervals.

Ensure that the system is updated in a timely manner so that the client and the Operations are in receipt of the most up to date information.

Ensure the scheduling process is delivering maximum productivity.

Where first time fix is not possible, manage the effective scheduling of follow-on works

Understand the case workload and alert the Team Leader to issues requiring intervention.

Understand the contractual KPI's, then plan, allocate and operate to exceed client expectations.

Develop and maintain effective working relationships with Operatives, clients, customers (internal and external) and suppliers

Take a strategic view of demand (jobs being raised) and the supply of resources (Operative and Sub-Contractor skill mix) and make recommendations to the Partnership Manager and Supervisors about optimising the available resource mix.

Adopt a continuous improvement mindset and proactively seek ways to improve the way you operates and serves its customers