Resource Planners – Your Country Needs You

Resource Planners - Heads of Resource Planning Resource Planning Manager JobsThe start of 2014 has seen an unprecedented spike in the volume of roles within Resource Planning and as always, these skills are in short supply.

Douglas Jackson are presently searching for individuals across Resource Management, Workforce Planning, Resource Optimisation and Manpower Planning.

We have positions across the UK with the following roles which are hiring immediately:

Head of Workforce Management – Europe based in the Midlands with European travel.  A unique and rare opportunity to build a resource planning team and function from the ground up for an experienced and proven resource planning leadership professional.

Head of Resource Planning can be based in the Midlands, North West or Scotland areas.  Working with a blue chip client base you will provide highly credible advice and resource models/solutions, to develop workforce planning strategies and resource optimisation in a complex and fast paced contact centre environment.

Senior Planning & Business Forecasting Analyst based in the North West, helping to establish a new resource planning function for a business expecting substantial growth and development in the coming years, the role will utilise WFM tools, Excel and Erlang to develop and maintain accurate workload, volume and staffing forecasts, to influence strategy and budget.

Senior Resource Manager required in the Midlands for a global leading business to help develop and lead resourcing strategy and commercial optimisation of resources.  Working at a senior level, to board level and leading a large team within resourcing. This is a fantastic opportunity to shine and progress your resourcing career in what is a highly regarded and visible role.

Resource Planning Manager required in the North West to join a large, leading business and contact centre operation.  Leading a team of Analysts and responsible for the delivery of medium to long term forecasts and resource plans.

Resource Planning Analyst required in the South West to join an ambitious, professional and friendly leading business.  You will monitor and adjust intra-day and develop forecasting, scheduling and trend analysis across a number of departments for a blended, front & back office contact centre.

Senior Manager – Resource Planning & Analytics a newly created role to join a prestigious and highly regarded organisation in Central London. This is a strategic and senior level appointment to design and deliver a best-in-class, planning and analysis team and to lead a number of operational support functions.  In addition to your Resource Planning & Analytical understanding and experience, you will need to be a credible leader, who can deliver highly effective change and be able to operate at the highest levels with internal and external stakeholders.

Workforce Planning Consultant a home based consulting role, working for a business who provide resourcing solutions to a range of private and public sector clients.  Utilising your experience, project and people skills, you will help your clients to implement business change, workforce management methodologies and software, which truly enhances their manpower planning, productivity and profitability.

Resource Planning Manager in the South East this role will lead a small team of resource planning, forecasting and real-time analysts to support this high quality, complex contact centre.  You will be the subject matter expert across the business, delivering a highly effective end-to-end resource planning function.

Resourcing Officer in London to join a large resourcing department, within this blue-chip organisation, working with stakeholders and across a variety of projects to deliver effective resourcing solutions, forecasting and analytics.

Forecasting and Planning Analyst based in the South West; Working with a leading financial services provider, there is an opportunity for an experienced forecasting and planning analyst to join their team to help deliver effective forecasting across customer service and a multi-site, multi-channel contact centre operation. 

Senior Resource Planning Manager (FTC) Yorkshire Six month fixed term contract; this is an opportunity to join the resource planning team of a well-known, highly regarded and award winning organisation who are committed to delivering first-class levels of service. You will carry responsibility for assisting in the provision of accurate forecasting and planning across contact centre operations.


Head of Operational Planning, Analysis & Performance £100k+ package, Flex

Resource Planning Manager in the Midlands

Senior Resource Planning Manager in Yorkshire

Senior Resource Planner in the South East

Senior Resourcing in London

If you are interested in any of the above roles, or are considering your future resource planning development, then please do contact us, in confidence on 0845 620 9720, email:

If you are looking to hire a Head of Department, Managers or skilled analysts across Resource Planning, Forecasting and Scheduling, we are working with individuals across all areas of the UK and Offshore, give us a call, or contact us to see how we can help you. 0845 620 9720.

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About Douglas Jackson Executive Search and Recruitment Consultants

Douglas Jackson are an Executive Search and Independent Recruitment Consultancy offering professional executive recruitment and managerial appointments on a permanent and fixed term contract basis. We work with customer and experience focussed organisations, who want to develop, or, improve their operation, sales, strategy, service, experience, or success. We recruit for Chief Customer Officer, Director, Head of Department, Manager and skilled strategists for; Customer Service, Customer Experience, Customer Contact, Resource Planning, Operations, Strategy, Insight, Analytics, Sales, Success, CRM, Data, Programmes, Transformation, Continuous Improvement, and Contact Centre. We work in partnership with our customers across the UK and internationally, many of whom are FTSE 100, blue-chip brands but also challenger, fintech and start-up organisations, to design, develop, deliver and manage your Customer strategy. Revolutionise your Recruitment and Retention of New Hires. Douglas Jackson Search takes the guesswork out of your hiring. Sourcing Exceptional Talent….Define your Customer Strategy. Lead your Operations. Design your Customer Experience. Direct your Digital and Customer Contact. Transform your functions. Develop your Customer Insight. Manage your Data/CRM, Deliver your Sales and Customer Success. Differentiate your business and brand.
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