• Office Location: 2nd Floor, Charles House, 61-69 Derngate, Northampton NN1 1UE
  • Office Name: Shared Service Centre
  • Sector: Resourcer
  • Salary: £21000 - £21000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 401580

Workforce Planning Executive

A new opportunity has arisen for a driven and motivated individual to join our dedicated team delivering casual workers into one of our client contracts. If you have what it takes and would like to work for the largest family run recruitment business in the world, then read on for further details…

Job title: Workforce Planning Executive

Company: Reed Talent Solutions

Salary: £21,000 per annum + 15% bonus earning potential

Base location: REED Northampton, Charles House, 61-69 Derngate, Northampton, NN1 1UE (however we will be relocating to our brand new offices at Brackmills in the summer of 2020)

Contract: Full time and Permanent

Shifts: Working 5 out of 7 days of the week including weekdays and weekends. Weekend shifts will be allocated on a rota basis and you will know 4 weeks in advance. You will work a minimum of 1 weekend in 4 (Sat/Sun/both days) but you will be required for more especially during busy periods. You will be entitled to 1 or 2 days off during the week whenever you work weekend shifts.

Hours: Hours will include a mix of 8am – 5pm, 9am – 6pm, 6am – 3pm and 2pm – 11pm. If you work a late shift of 2pm – 11pm, then you will only need to work 10am – 6pm the following day to compensate.


The Role – What does the Workforce Planning Executive role look like?

Reed Talent Solutions deliver outsourced recruitment contracts for a range of clients in the public and private sector. One of these clients include the Royal Mail, where REED have set up a joint venture with the Royal Mail called Angard Staffing, and we deliver casual workers for temporary staffing solutions. As a Workforce Planning Executive you’ll be tasked with coordinating the deployment of candidates into shifts. We’re offering the opportunity to work in a dynamic, busy environment with regular incentives and fun events.

You’ll be taking inbound calls from the client and candidates, taking note of how many shifts are released by them and then coordinating ready-to-go candidates into their vacancies. This is a fast paced role, you’ll need to move quickly in order to maintain the excellent levels of customer service which are so important to our clients and candidates.

What can REED offer me in return?

You will receive 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays, the chance to buy, sell and carry over holiday, paid sabbaticals after every 5 years of service, long standing service awards – including a 6 week full paid sabbatical, lunch at the Ritz and £1,000 towards something of your choice, a discount scheme, pension, season ticket loans, access to health insurance, free eye tests and money towards glasses, professional and personal development schemes, paid rewards for innovative ideas and many many more!

You will have the following skills, experience and attributes to be successful in this role:

  • An excellent level of written and spoken communication
  • To be numerate and detail conscious
  • Experience of working in a customer service environment would be essential
  • Ability to proficiently use a range of Microsoft packages such as Word and Excel
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workloads
  • You will need to be resilient and target driven and willing to work to tight timescales


Who are Reed Specialist Recruitment?

Operating since 1960, REED is one of the best known names in the recruitment industry because people trust us to deliver world class recruitment solutions. Reed Talent Solutions is one of the most successful and innovative division within REED, and exists to win, develop and retain profitable, long term and complex resourcing contracts with clients in the Private and Public Sectors. The revenue generated from Reed Talent Solutions client portfolio accounts for approximately one third of all Reed UK income and is growing year on year.

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  • #1 Recruitment Agency Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2018
  • Glassdoor Top CEOs 2019
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies For Graduates To Work For 2018/19

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All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. REED is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.  We are a MINDFUL EMPLOYER and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

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