Services Planner, for international solutions business

Location: Brackley, Northamptonshire
Salary: £23,000 - £25,000
Contract Type: Full-time Permanent
Date posted: 20-02-2019
Reference: 895224

Are you a switched-on, assertive communicator, perhaps with experience of staffing & project work within the construction industry?

We’re recruiting for a diverse and fast-paced new Services Planner job, working for an international bespoke solutions business, based at their Brackley site.

The Role

The Services Planner will ensure all company projects have the correct level of staffing, in order to remain on time and to budget. This will be working closely with the Project and Transport Planning teams. The role will include some rota weekend work and occasional travel outside of the UK.

The ideal candidate will be able to bring real energy and get-up-and-go to the role. You will be well organised, have great interpersonal skill and a hands-on attitude.

Key Responsibilities

  • Weekly site personnel planning
  • Managing staff availability calendar (sickness, holidays, site visits, meetings etc)
  • On-going monitoring of project labour requirements, liaising with planners both abroad and in the UK
  • Work closely with material and transport planners, to ensurer collaborative planing process
  • Communicating project changes to staff
  • Maintain overview of long-term project plans
  • Checking invoices against actual
  • Raising purchase orders
  • Arranging staff travel and accommodation arrangements
  • Procurement of equipment and staff training

Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience of staff planning, logistics or project work
  • Resilient and confident communicator, able to build strong relationships with internal teams and suppliers
  • Understanding of working time directive advantageous but not essential
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience of SAP desirable but not essential
  • Attention to detail
  • Forward planning

Prospect Personnel are a Recruitment Agency in Banbury. We deal with permanent Part & Full-time jobs in Banbury & the surrounding area.

Please give us a call on 01295 235700 to see how we can help with your job search!

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