Planner/Scheduler £22k-£24k Salford Quays Hours 8 - 4 or 8.30 - 4.30 (3.30 finish on a Friday)
A national contractor seeks to appoint a Scheduler/Planner to be based in their Salford office.
The company are Regeneration specialist providing regeneration solutions for communities UK wide. Their projects range from social housing refurbishments, new build Affordable Housing, Extra Care Facilities, Public Sector refurbishment and new build schemes.
As a Sceduler/Planner you will take responsibility for the planning and scheduling of resources to deliver repairs and maintenance for our customers. You will provide an exceptional resource planning services to their customers, providing them with prompt, professional and accurate information, conducting outbound calls to update on the progress of service request and ensure that information is updated on the appropriate systems accurately and in a timely manner. " 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 and also the Housing Association 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
" Flexibility " Ability to work under pressure " Working to deadlines " Organised
Skills & Experience required
Skills and Abilities:
Ability to use own initiative as well as working effectively as part of a team Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise own workload First rate communication skills both written and verbal Excellent attention to detail
Experience: " 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
In return for your skills my client are offering a competitive basic salary + company benefits including pension, healthcare annual holiday and the opportunity to develop your career with further training and development.
If you are interested in this role, please contact Heather at Bromak or apply via the link below.