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Annual salary: up to £20,000.00 Planner/Works Programmer Full Time - £20,000 We're looking for a super-organised Works Planner who's quick-thinking and versatile, proactive and can work as part of a team; the kind of person who can turn their hand to anything at a moment's notice to ensure that employees have everything they need to do their jobs and that the company runs efficiently. Who are we? Mears is one of the UK's leading housing and care providers to both the public and private sector, with over 6,500 employees, working with clients to help develop, fund and implement their placemaking ambitions. With 30 years of delivering market-leading repairs and maintenance services, Mears is trusted to deliver in excess of 6,000 repairs daily to a portfolio of more than 1,000,000 homes nationwide. We provide tailored rapid-response and planned maintenance services through partnering arrangements with more than 70 local authorities, Arm's Length Management Organisations and Housing Associations. What we are looking for: You'll need to be proactive and ready to tackle any challenge that is thrown at you and respond with options or preferably a resolution. You will also need to be responsible for monitoring and maintaining PDA (personal digital assistant) control allocation and will monitor daily work volumes ensuring efficient use of resources to meet turnaround timescales. As well as this, whilst ensuring employees have the workload to allow them to perform to an optimum level at all times, you will also provide support information on operative performance levels. What you need to have: Ability to investigate, evaluate and respond to situations quickly. Make effective decisions based on objective assessment of situations. Control multiple processes simultaneously to share good practice. Strong IT & Excel knowledge An understanding of the construction industry, including trades, materials, processes and safety. Ability to load and maintain data for handheld hardware. General knowledge of the construction industry Organisational skills necessary to manage and organise own workload. The ability to communicate effectively at levels commensurate with role, both verbally and in writing. The ability to respond to changing priorities in order to meet deadlines. What's in for you? Basic salary - £20,000 25 days annual leave (based on full-time hours) Pension Scheme Cycle to work scheme Sharesave - a simple way of saving money direct from your salary for 3 years, in order to buy Mears Group PLC (Mears) shares at a price that is fixed and discounted at the outset. Eye Test Vouchers Employee Assistance Programme Mears Fun Day - Our annual Fun Day is organised as a massive thank you from the Executive team for all the hard work Previous years include Alton Towers, Drayton Manor etc. Staff perks with Mears Rewards - discounts of up to 10% on coffee, weekly groceries, holidays, the list is endless. Be part of a friendly and dedicated team Volunteering Leave - Mears supports employees to undertake volunteering in the community, in support of our social value commitment. For further information please contact Jake Talbot, otherwise, if you feel you have skills and experience needed, please apply and we will review your application and be in touch to discuss further.

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