Planning Supervisor

Networx Solutions
Chelmsford, Essex
Salary :Up to £40,998 (depending on experience)
25 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Planning Supervisor
Chelmsford, Essex or Lound, Suffolk
Salary :Up to £40,998 (depending on experience)

At Essex & Suffolk Water we live water. And we love our customers. Every day we make sure that 1.8 million customers in the South East have clean, clear drinking water that tastes great.

This is a great opportunity to help lead the Planning & Scheduling team to deliver an efficient and effective plan for our investigation and repair teams out in the field in our Essex & Suffolk regions.  A key aspect of the role will be managing on-the-day team performance to enable us to respond effectively to emergency works such as burst mains without compromising delivery of planned work. It will also include building great relationships with internal and external stakeholders and reviewing our processes to implement best practice and help us towards our goal of providing world class scheduling and customer service. The successful candidate will work closely with the Planning Manager to coach, mentor and develop the team as well as provide input into regional decision making and team business plans.

Previous experience of coaching and mentoring individuals
To be a strong negotiator, able to resolve customer queries and influence decision making
Excellent problem solving skills with a logical mind-set
A good knowledge of our corporate systems
To have technical understanding of streetworks legislation and/or field workforce planning and scheduling
A minimum of 3  levels at grade C or above or equivalent qualification
A full valid driving licence

In addition, you will need to demonstrate that you:
Have experience of applying technical knowledge to improve business performance, reduce risk and resolve issues
Are able to build successful relationships with others to implement business change

We offer a great package:

Coaching, training and one to one development to reach your full potential
A great reward package including: 
Competitive Salary 
Generous holiday entitlement
Flexible benefits - building your own package 
Defined contribution pension scheme
Opportunity to work with some great people

Closing date: 18 August 2017
Interviews held: TBC