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Planning Team Leader

  • Location: St. Albans
  • Salary: £26,000 to £28,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 33 days ago
  • Company: Robertson recruitment

One of our most prestigious clients in St Albans with the latest and most advanced automated warehouse is looking for a permanent hands on pro-active Planning Team Leader. They are looking for a Planning Team Leader to be responsible for mentoring and motivating a team of planners based in the Head Office where the Central Planning Team is located. It does also involve the person to be looking at continuous improvement opportunities at all times to fully maximise the running of the site and work closely with planning managers within the planning team to coordinate activities of Planners and ensure that business targets for the role are met.

Our client is the largest and fastest growing business in their sector with national presence providing amazing benefits to its employees. They are offering a salary of £26,000 - £28,000 per annum salary (dependent on experience), amazing pension scheme, 15% discount on shopping, amazing state of the art facilities, private healthcare and life insurance. In addition they offer a culture of professional development to enhance your skills and boost your chance of career progression.

Planning Team Leader Job Role:

  • Leading a busy team of Planners working 7 days in a week
  • Providing Leadership to team members and conducting regular 1-2-1 meetings
  • Building strong relationships with key stakeholders in order to gain full understanding of their needs and work to serve them effectively
  • Consistently achieving planning department KPI's
  • Ensuring day to day activities are completed on time
  • Supporting senior managers in their absents
  • Ensuring business compliance guidelines are adhered too
  • Looking for new ways to improve efficiencies of the department including cost efficentices

Planning Team Leader Key skills/ Experience:

  • Team management experience in operationally focused desirably workforce planning role
  • Passionate about customer service and creating better proposition
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Solid decision making capability
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Excellent problem solving capabilities
  • Ability to communicate with high level stakeholders
  • Transport and Planning background

Planning Team Leader Benefits:

  • Rewarding Salary up to £26,000 - £28,000pa
  • Monday to Friday role - (with some flexibility to work weekends around busy periods)
  • Generous Company Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Free shares and share save scheme
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • 15% company discount
  • Job Stability with a growing company
  • Fantastic opportunities to be promoted within
  • Nominated for best company to work for

This is an exciting opportunity for Planning Team Leader to be part of an expanding and progressive company with cutting edge technology in the logistics and distribution industry.

The Planning Team Leader will possess a high degree of discipline together with a strong character and solid business acumen for this challenging, yet rewarding role. If you have experience with team engagement, KPI management, being an inspirational leader and have a flair to make things happen then please apply TODAY!

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