Head of MI & Planning

Job Ref: 0487
Sector: Financial Services
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 14 March 2019
  • Reading, Berkshire, England Reading Berkshire GBR RG1 3ES
  • Competitive
  • Guidant Global
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Head of MI and Planning

Reading or Craigforth Competitive Salary + Competitive BenefitsOur client is looking for a dynamic and knowledgeable Head of MI and Planning to lead our MI and Planning services are being delivered to the highest of quality. You are joining the company at an exciting time as this position will be strategically important to supporting our rapid growth. We have the flexibility for you to be based either in our Reading or Craigforth office to spearhead our skilled Operations team.You will be able to make a huge impact to the business as our Head of MI and Planning. You will be taking ownership of reviewing all workflow and BAU changes with relevant key stakeholders, through applying your strong previous knowledge and experience in Planning to provide agile solutions to adhoc projects and issues as they arise.In being a real driving force to us here, it goes without saying that you will be able to put your own unique stamp on this role and be truly autonomous. As such, we need self-starters who understand that people are the heart of the company, and have the confidence to manage face-to-face relationships with key stakeholders, as well as drive to mentor and develop your direct reports in building a consistent performance and ingrain a shared culture across all our operational locations.Your Role With Us:* Reporting to the Operations Director;* Overseeing production of MI and performance reports across all areas of our operations (inclusive but not limited to finance, people, operational reporting, call centre data and contractual reporting);* Ensuring quality of data is produced with the highest of standards on a daily, weekly, monthly, annual and adhoc basis in line with deadlines;* Ensuring MI and Planning risks are identified, evaluated and managed to combat exposures - where necessary, these risks are controlled and monitored;* Pre-empting future capacity fluctuations in line with organisational changes;* Project managing adhoc MI projects, the MI Team and priorities;* Sponsor key strategic MI programmes;* Coach, mentor and develop your direct reports to ensure consistent performance in governance, risk management and shared culture across our operational locations.What We're Looking For:* A focus and proven track record of your strong experience in Planning or a similar role* Degree-level holder* Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to quickly grasp concepts* Great leadership skills with fantastic interpersonal and communication skills * A self-starter who will use their initiative to inject change* Great working knowledge of IT packages (i.e.: Microsoft Excel, Project, Access, PowerPoint, etc.)* Excellent attention to detail

If you are interested in this role please apply today.

13/04/2019 03:10:28