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Mid Term Resource Planning and Scheduling Analyst, Peterborough

Mid Term Resource Planning and Scheduling Analyst 
12 month fixed term contract / secondment opportunity

Lynch Wood, Peterborough

Competitive salary plus benefits – Career Framework C1 – Customer Service & Support

We have an exciting opportunity for a Mid Term Resource Planning and Scheduling Analyst to join our Resource Planning team based at our Lynch Wood, Peterborough offices.  You will demonstrate an understanding of business drivers working with various stakeholders across multiple sites to deliver optimised plans and schedules to meet operational needs, whilst identify opportunities to maximize the effectiveness of stakeholder resource.

What you'll be doing

  • Presenting optimised plans to stakeholders, making recommendations for change or improvements maximising resource utilisation.
  • Producing accurate and fit for purpose schedules ensuring resource is deployed in line with plan to achieve service level targets.
  • Supporting recruitment with analysis of change of hours/contract requests, taking into consideration YBS ‘working time’ polices through the identification of gaps in staffing profiles, to maximize service level and resource utilisation.   
  • Delivering requests within agreed process, aiming to be outside of release schedule or within the shrinkage allowance.
  • Analysing and acting on feedback to support business needs and feed into the planning cycle to ensure plans are fit for purpose.
  • Adhering to real time handover and process within agreed timescales.
  • Analysing both internal and external business information make & present recommendations to achieve cost and/or operational efficiencies. 
  • Driving maximum efficiency from the planning systems (e.g. WFM/Avaya) through utilisation of all functionality, sharing best practice within peer group and stakeholder community.
  • Contribute to ad-hoc projects where required and or as Subject Matter Expert on stakeholder projects representing the RP team.
  • Maintain accurate & up to date RP documentation including process maps/ user documents, meeting minutes etc. with appropriate version control.
  • Initiate what if scenario planning analysis / evaluations to support changing business requirements.
  • Undertake root cause analysis where service issues arise, make recommendations to stakeholders to mitigate future reoccurrence.
  • Provide support for all teams and Resource and Planning as required. 

The Knowledge & Skills you’ll have:

  • 5 GCSE A* - C including maths and English or equivalent.
  • Working knowledge of key principles of Resource Planning, Real Time Management, Contact Centre drivers and key industry metrics.
  • Working knowledge of telephony applications and Workforce Management systems.
  • Ability to analyse complex situations and data and take rapid remedial action.
  • Proven ability to make decisions and take accountability for actions.
  • Experience of working within a virtual team & across multiple stakeholders.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and negotiation skills.

Rewards and benefits:
Not only do we provide the opportunity to make a valuable contribution to our business, we want to recognise and reward that contribution. We do this through an excellent benefits package that offers real reward:

  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Supportive and enjoyable working culture
  • Excellent bonus scheme
  • Money Purchase Pension scheme to which we contribute
  • Staff Mortgage facility and Staff Savings Account
  • Onsite parking

Why choose the YBS Group?

Our culture
No matter where you join us, you can be sure of professional, fun and supportive people to work with. We believe this is at the centre of what makes Yorkshire Building Society such a great place to be.

Our vision
Our vision is to be the most trusted provider of Financial Services in the UK. We strive to achieve this by delivering financial security and long-term value to our members along with exceptional service. 

Our values
Our values are embedded into every aspect of life here.  Even during our recruitment process, you can be rest assured that you’ll be treated in the same manner and go through the same steps as other applicants. And if you’re going through one of our Learning & Development programmes, we’ll ensure that you have support and guidance every step of the way.

Yorkshire Building Society Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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