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Resource Planner

  • Location:

    Belfast, County Antrim

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    Human Resources

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Job Description

Brook Street (UK) Limited is working with our Belfast call centre client to recruit a Resource Planner to join their expanding business.

The candidate hired for this job will work as part of a centralised Workforce Management function to ensure delivery of innovative scheduling solutions in the distribution of shift patterns across our clients call centre, and to ensure delivery of all relevant service metrics and KPI's whilst maintaining maximum optimisation.


* Develop WFM models as required and use for scenario planning.
* Liaise with the Operations Managers in order to facilitate the smooth flow of information between departments.
* Maintain strong, effective working relationships with all stakeholders including the Operation and planning teams.
* Maintain staff activities and records on the WFM system and assign / maintain shift plans
* Ientifying any shortfalls in staffing levels.
* Maintain Capacity Plan and ensure revenue optimisation.
* Develop Intraday planning & provide support to long term planning process.
* Facilitate the collection and tracking of staff shrinkage to manage Service Levels in real time.
* Provide continuous trend analysis and concise progress reports to monitor progress of actual work.
* Provide an ongoing update to the Resource Planning Manager on the resource changes required to meet SLA's on a daily / weekly / monthly basis.
* Control and record the annual leave, tracking all leave is taken throughout the leave year.
* Budget overtime requirement and ensure optimal utilization of resources.
* Support the development of innovative shift patterns that will attract and retain staff as well as being cost efficient. Ensure their delivery to the operation in a timely fashion.
* Administer all new recruit and leaver information in order to ensure that WFM system is up to date at all times.
* Produce management and ad hoc WFM reports.
* Escalate any system issues impacting on the business.
* Provide cover for other Resource Planning functions as when required to do so
* Ad-hoc requests when required


* Minimum of 12 month's Workforce Management experience preferably in an outsource environment.
* Good knowledge of a Workforce Management tool (preferably IEX).
* Advanced MS EXCEL Knowledge.
* Strong understanding of how Customer Service and Call Centre environments work.
* Good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
* Excellent communication, influencing and interpersonal skills and the ability to build a rapport
* Excellent organisational skills.
* Working knowledge of call routing / ACD / switch activity / IVR systems / WFM processes.
* Knowledge of working time directive.
* Experience of creating and managing logistically complex schedules and plans.
* Strong analytical skills and ability to perform under pressure.
* Able to adapt to change at short notice.

Full job spec available on application - Salary negotiable based on experience

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