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Planner / Scheduler


We are looking for an experienced Planner / Scheduler to join a large reactive maintenance contract. This will be an early January start, you will be required for the period of 3 - 6 months (with the potential to be extended). The office will be based in Bedford.

As a Helpdesk / Planner / Scheduler on a daily basis you will be:
- Ensuring jobs are raised and the interface are booked in within target in order to meet you KPI.
- Reporting operative issues to the area supervisor.
- Ensuring all further works are cleared daily and all appointments met.
- Using a variety of scheduling systems, ensuring operatives days are planned maximising productivity re-arranging works where necessary to optimise the operative's route.
- Organising appointments with Trades people to carry out the jobs in a cost effective and organised manner.
- Liaise with the tenants and trade operatives
- Plan and schedule the trade operative diaries
- Updating the data base if any planned maintenance changes

You will need to:
- Minimum of 2 years' experience within the housing sector as a planner and Scheduler (or similar role)
- For this role, you must have good telephone manner, must be organized, have the ability to prioritize work, and pay attention to detail.
- Knowledge of Repairs / Reactive maintenance.
- Able to think on your feet, priorities and cope with last minute changes or issues
- A level headed, logical thinker and problem solver
- An excellent communicator with the ability to deal with high end clients, clients, colleagues and delivery teams

If you feel you are the right candidate for this role, please apply now by contacting India at Fawkes and Reece.

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Skills and experience

Help Desk / Planner / Scheduler / Repairs Maintenance

About Fawkes & Reece

Fawkes & Reece

As one of the UK's leading Technical Recruitment Consultancies, Fawkes & Reece provides a high quality recruitment service that is built around the ethos of working closely with our clients and job seekers in order to find the ideal match.

Specialising in the Technical Recruitment sector we recruit for a dedicated client base of over 5,000 leading organisations covering: Construction and Engineering, Residential Development, Housing Management, Town Planning, Regeneration, Highways, Traffic & Transportation and the Surveying and Property sectors.

In order to deliver consistency and high service levels we have dedicated teams of consultants specialising in key industry sectors. Our consultants are trained in all aspects of the recruitment process to ensure they can manage a vacancy from the early stages, communicate with all parties and professionally take the vacancy through to the successful placement.

Setting high service standards Fawkes & Reece continue to invest heavily in internal and external training courses in order to continually improve and develop our service and support all our consultants to become REC qualified.

Bedford, England, United Kingdom, Europe

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