Service Planner

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Hitchin
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Apr 2021
Closes
05 May 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Role:

Due to rapid growth and continuous success we are delighted to confirm that we are currently seeking a Service Planner to join our Smart Hub team in Hitchin supporting our Orbit contract.

At Fortem we care passionately about developing talent, investing support and encouraging our people to reach their career goals, and this is a great opportunity to join a highly successful business.

The Project:

Our Service Planners work together to plan and schedule jobs for a team of trades people, to deliver excellent customer service and maximise efficiency and productivity of the team.

Service Planners focus on booking in future jobs, whilst Customer Service Advisors focus on past and current jobs that were not completed, re-booking them with the Service Planners, along with any emergency jobs that come in.

You will need to be pro-active and organised to ensure all works are allocated and completed within the given timescales, and all customers are satisfied with the service provided. If you enjoy customer interaction and have the ability to articulate a situation, and have a professional, personable and adaptable style; we would love to hear from you!

Essential and Desirable Criteria:

Essential Criteria:
• Excellent planning skills
• Common sense approach
• Driven by achieving targets
• Ability to engage people and build strong working relationships with trades, colleagues, client and managers
• Good telephone manner - proven experience in managing telephone enquiries from field based colleagues /customer enquiries
• Excellent communication, organisation and Customer Service skills
• Problem solving skills, analytical capability
• Ability to work well under pressure and be resilient
• IT skills
• Ability to retain information in a fast paced environment

Desired Criteria:
• Previous customer service or call centre experience
• Experience in social housing repairs and maintenance
• Trade experience for problem diagnosis
• Commercial awareness

Fortem embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.

Personal Qualities:

At Fortem we look for a balance of skills and experience but just as important to us are your values and behaviours. We are looking for people to join our team aligned to our values which are: loyal & united, honest & trustworthy, take responsibility, be proud, and listen & act. If you are passionate about what you deliver, and willing to go the extra mile then come and join our Fortem team, and become a great ambassador of our business.

Additional Information:

We offer a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package* including a company pension scheme, life assurance, discounted private medical cover, incentive/bonus schemes, employee trade discounts, and many more. We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who recognise and rewards your achievements.
* Benefits may vary dependent upon the role and type of employment contract.

Information about how we use your information and your information rights can be found on our website.

The submission of speculative CV's by recruitment agencies is discouraged and is entirely at their own risk. Any candidate details submitted by an agency without an instruction from Fortem shall be deemed rejected. Introductions are at all times subject to Fortem's standard terms and conditions of recruitment, which shall apply to the exclusion of and prevail above any other terms and conditions that an agency attempts or may in the future attempt to impose or incorporate (and which are hereby rejected).

About Us:

Here at Fortem we are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets

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