My Client is one the UK's leading providers of planned and responsive maintenance services in the Social Housing sector, maintaining more than 500,000 properties Nationwide. Due to managing an increased number of properties, my Client is looking to recruit an additional Responsive Repairs Planner for 3 months to join their busy team in Bedfordshire.
Reporting to the Lead Planner, you will be required to taking incoming calls from tenants who are calling to log their repairs and maintenance requirements. You will log all calls on to an in-house computer system and schedule to the relevant Engineers diary.
Being the first point of contact for customers, clients and operatives.
Receiving calls from customers with repairs & maintenance requests and logging them onto an in-house computer system.
Diagnosing the priority of each repair logged and offering the customer a suitable appointment
Managing the Operatives diaries and re-arrange appointments if necessary.
Raising new 'jobs' following Supervisors site visits
Must be a team player but must also be able to work on own initiative
Must be able to prioritise a very busy workload
Must have excellent communication skills and telephone manner
Must be able to handle a high volume of calls
Must be able to diagnose a repair/priority
Being familiar with 'SOR' codes (Schedule of Rates) would be an advantage but not essential
Must be computer literate
Must have previous Planning / Scheduling experience preferably within the Social Housing sector
Must be able to handle challenging or sensitive situations i.e. calls from concerned tenants
Previous experience on the Orchard Housing system - Preferable, not essential
Previous experience on in house system 'Impact' - Preferable, not essential
3 Months Fixed Term Contract
Plus, you will have the opportunity of working with one of the UK's leading Social Housing Contractors.
If you are interested in this Planner / Scheduler role, please forward your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org