Hours: 35 hours per week
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: GBP 18,805 per annum
About the role
We have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with excellent organisation and planning skills to join our organisation as a Resource Planner. Reporting to the Resource Planning Manager, the post holder will be responsible for the schedule management of all courses and venues within a geographical area of the UK. The Resource Planner will also manage the planning and allocation of training resources, focusing on maximising trainer utilisation and minimising associated costs. The course schedule is a core element of our business, and the post holder will play an essential role in ensuring that the British Red Cross maintains it's reputation for delivering excellence in the provision of first aid at work courses.
About the team
The Red Cross has been delivering first aid at work courses for more than 30 years and has an enviable reputation for quality and excellence. We hold ISO:9001 2008 quality management accreditation and Investors in People Gold standard, demonstrating the quality of service and training you can expect to receive when choosing the British Red Cross.
We are committed to providing a quality learning experience above and beyond your expectations. We achieve a customer satisfaction rating of 99.3 per cent and offer a unique, free online support programme to keep you updated once you complete your course.
With 180 training venues across the UK we're always on your doorstep and are also flexible to provide training at your premises where required.
About the person
The successful candidate will have excellent organisational skills, and will be competent in planning and managing projects and activities. You will be a strong IT user, with experience of using Microsoft Office packages, particularly Excel. We are particularly keen on hearing from candidates who have the ability to prioritise a range of competing demands and who are skills in decision making and problem solving.
Closing date for applications is 23:59 on Friday 29th September 2017
Interviews will follow shortly.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
- 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
- Up to 6% contributory pension
- Childcare vouchers
The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts.
Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.
We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.
The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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