Labour Optimisation Manager

  • Job Reference: com/96349001/52490480/SU
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2022
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Hybrid/Birmingham
  • Salary: £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £40000 Per Annum
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Labour Optimisation Manager

Salary: £40,000 (DOE)  

Monday - Friday Hybrid Role 

Business Excellence is at the heart of our operations, we combine insight and innovation in the way we manage our resources.  As a Labour Optimisation Manager, you will play an integral role in ensuring we are deploying our operational teams to deliver the best in customer experience. In in addition you will play an integral part in supporting the execution of strategies that support the recruitment, retention and development of our employees

Working closely with the operations team to understand the cause and effect of labour costs and how to make it more efficient moving forwards through metrics, data and trend analysis, whilst working as part of the Central team, you will be enthusiastic and encouraging team members to develop the strategy and a more effective use of labour.

More about the role:

Not only will you be transforming the way we approach labour needs and costs, you will also be involved in the following; 

  • Own labour models and works closely with SME's to capture efficiencies and new ways of working and update model
  • Assists in analysis and presents key information for operational business activities to deliver insightful analysis and reporting
  • Apply lean thinking methodology to optimise Target Operating Model
  • Attend sites to capture best practice to enable consistent delivery of Target operating models
  • Provide guidance to on-site management teams on how to optimise schedules as business needs change
  • Assist in the training and development of Work Force Management programme (WFM), including prioritising rollout and tracking implementation and mobilising system enhancements/updates.
  • Day-to-day management of scheduling team members, and management of recruitment approvals
Who you are:

We're seeking 2 excitable individuals that has a passion for ensuring the business has the most effective and efficient use of labour. We need someone that has a very good eye for detail and is able to pick out the minute detail and explain the cause and effect.

The ideal Labour Optimisation Manager will be experienced in working with data and other forms of information. Analysing data and cascading improvement across the team is what you'll be about!

Naturally, you will be commercially and numerically astute and able to build relationships with a number of stakeholders across the business. You will need to have proven experience of supporting the development and delivering clear, accurate and relevant reports to aid decision making.

If you have strong IT skills are required in Microsoft applications, particularly Excel and PowerPoint  and f eel you have the perfect expertise for the role, don't delay; apply today!

Desirable Skills - Knowledge of Power BI, Amazon analytics


Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

ESS is the Defence, Government, and Energy services sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland. We support 250+ UK military establishments, high profile police, secure environments and government sites, along with a range of onshore and offshore facilities including platforms, drilling rigs, floatels and offices for the energy sector. We know that a friendly face makes all the difference, so we look for people who are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, at all levels, to join our teams.

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.