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Title:  Gas Planner / Scheduler

Location: 

Chester, North West, GB, CH1 2HQ

Department:  Administrative Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Property Services
Requisition Number:  183983

 

Sanctuary provide in-house repairs and maintenance services for an extensive portfolio of properties across Sanctuary organisations.  As part of a not-for-profit organisation, we aim to achieve outstanding results for our customers based on our values - working in an open and transparent way, creating strong partnerships with our customers and providing a first-class customer service.

 

Gas Planner / Scheduler

 

Hybrid Working – Chester

 

£25,085 per year

 

40 Hours per week

 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Gas Planner to join our team based in Chester. The Gas Planning team is responsible for planning the work for Gas Operatives across areas in England and Scotland including scheduling gas servicing and repair works using our DRS (Dynamic Resource Scheduling) scheduling system. The ideal candidate would have previous experience within scheduling work and talking to a range of customers. If you are a highly motivated and organised individual who thrives in a busy environment, this could be the role for you.

 

The role is currently a balance of home and office working based on two days working from home and three days in the office each week (this applies following the successful completion of a probation period which can between 6-24 weeks depending on progression).

 

The role of Gas Planner will include:

  • Monitoring Operatives diaries to ensure efficiencies are gained and best routes for Operatives are taken
  • Raising follow on repairs and allocating work
  • Working from generic mailboxes and actioning emails
  • Handling calls from Operatives and internal and external customers relating to gas works
  • Actioning and booking emergency and urgent repairs in line with Sanctuary policy and procedures
  • Scheduling gas servicing and repair works, using our Dynamic Resource Scheduling (DRS) system
  • Communicating with customers in a timely manner concerning general queries

 

Skills and experiences:

  • Some experience within a similar role
  • NVQ2 in Customer Service or Business Administration (or similar) is essential
  • Experience of using multiple systems and processes to effectively schedule a field workforce
  • Working knowledge of relevant regulations, legislation and good practice
  • Proven experience of working to deadlines and prioritising work loads in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer care skills
  • Proven experience of effective communication at all levels
  • Ability to extract and interpret data from a number of sources along with analysing and diagnosing problems using multiple systems and implementing effective solutions

 

About us

Sanctuary Property Services provide in-house repairs and maintenance services for an extensive portfolio of properties across Sanctuary.  As part of a not-for-profit organisation, we aim to achieve outstanding results for our customers based on our values - working in an open and transparent way, creating strong partnerships with our customers and providing a first-class customer service.

 

Our Benefits    

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, where your wellbeing is of genuine importance, we have developed an attractive employment package. The package recognises your contribution, supports your physical, mental and financial health and gives you the flexibility to tailor your employee benefits by offering:

  • 25 days annual leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) plus public holidays
  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Advice Service including counselling
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Voluntary health plans  
  • Employee discounts
  • Wellbeing support and tools
  • Employee recognition scheme
  • £25,085 per annum

 

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Closing Date: 06 July 2022

 

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

 

‘For an insight into what it’s like to work for us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’

 

Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers.
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent unlawful working.
Sanctuary Maintenance Contractors Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

 


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