Head of Operational Planning & Resourcing

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  • Location

    Stockport, Greater Manchester

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    HR Jobs

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  • Salary:

    £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Craig Saxby

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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You will be accountable for the delivery of integrated resource and capacity plans across all operational areas of the business. The principle focus will be to develop resource plans for the operational teams that deliver optimal efficiency and maintain regulatory compliance.

This role will work closely with the operational teams to ensure new opportunities are identified to deliver efficiency, improved customer service and ensuring technological changes inform decision making.

Commercial awareness is key to this role. Resourcing plans will need to be developed in line with the business pipeline, aligned to it's 5 year and longer-term growth plans.

The effective resourcing of the business is pivotal to the success of the organisation.


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  • To work directly with Heads of Department, HR and the TU to resolve long standing work plan issues
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  • Work with all business stakeholders to ensure plans and recourses are allocated to ensure optimisation of current infrastructure
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