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Regional Planner

Salary:
£30,704
Location:
Aylesford
Company:
Hermes

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As a business, Hermes is driven by our four values of Do the right thing, Dare to be different, Strive for more and Be customer obsessed. We run our business by these values and they are reflected in all of our roles.

Job purpose

You will have responsibility for planning and overseeing the regional planning requirements, that will ensure delivery of service, in a co-ordinated approach and delivered by the Field and Courier Team, in a timely and efficient way that increases output in the region. You will measure Courier recruitment through analysing the Courier turnover we have and identify ways to improve this, setting pipeline targets, measuring success and highlighting problem areas. A key area of focus will be regional round planning and cost control. This role will be predominantly depot based.

About the role:

  • Measuring and improving regional Field Manager recruitment activity
  • Co-ordinating Courier pipeline solutions, ensuring hard to fill areas are regularly targeted by using all methods including advertising, mail shots and recruitment days.
  • Responsible for regular review of round costs against regional budgetary targets, creating regular and adhoc round reviews to assess RPH levels, round volume, fair pay and overall cost.
  • Supporting the Contractor Team with round planning and cost improvements to parcel rates.
  • Round coverage improvements for the region " next day, Sundays, Light and Large etc.

Requirements:

  • You must be an analytical thinker with a good understanding of Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Have the ability to create spread sheets and pivot tables
  • Possess strong communication and presentation skills
  • Be able to see the bigger picture and understand how good planning methodology can support business efficiency
  • Possess previous experience of planning, co-ordination, creating contingencies and solutions
  • Familiarity with planning tools such as Geoplan, Map Point, Paragon, etc. is desirable but is not essential

Benefits:

  • 26 days holiday (pro-rata)
  • Opt in benefits

“To all recruitment agencies: Hermes does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Hermes employees or any other organisation location. Hermes is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.”

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