Repairs Planner / Scheduler (Social Housing)

Repairs Planner / Scheduler (Social Housing)

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Housing Maintenance Trades

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £11 - 12 per hour

  • Contact:

    Holly Lewis

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    020 3176 4790

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Repairs Planner / Scheduler 

Location: Bedford 

Salary: £11 - £12 per hour 

Hours: 8.00am – 5.00pm (1 hour lunch) 

I currently have an exciting opportunity for a repair’s planner / scheduler to join a team based in Bedford.

If you are self-motivated, have a good telephone manner and planning & organising skills, we would like to hear from you!

Main Responsibilities for Planner/ Scheduler: 

  • Managing repairs and engineer’s workload recording and strategically planning days with consideration given to hindering factors
  • Manage customer expectations ensuring open lines of communication are maintained always 
  • Up loading information to data base accurately, paying attention to details ensuing data protection and accurately updating sensitive information on our data base.
  • Ensure accurate recording of queries and customer concerns
  • Avoid failures becoming complaints resolving during telephone conversation working on own initiative to resolve before becoming a formal complaint 
  • Plan engineers’ workload in advance ensuring communication to all relevant parties ensuring all are aware of details of a call out
  • Record all updates on data base for knowledge share
  • Ensure all updates are relayed clearly and understood within all relevant areas
  • Manage emergencies in line with expectations of KPI’s
  • Identifying out of scope requests redirecting to correct operational / commercial process
  • Managing inbox queries in a timely manner ensuring all details are accurately covered and responded to in line with expectation SLA
  • Understand specialist works processes and assign subcontractors providing confirmation of attendance to site to relevant parties
  • Cover colleague’s absence and hand over for smooth cover over annual leave
  • Attend meetings when requested to do so
  • Work closely with teams to deliver a high standard of service to our customers and client
  • Provide support where needed within the business and carry out ad hoc duties as requested.
  • Show an understanding of KPI’s and work to meet and exceed targets
  • The ability to follow processes and identify and suggest improved ways of working within the team
  • Liaise with engineers regarding job descriptions to ensure clarity surrounding FOW’s and JO’s
  • Competent in diagnostic questioning to obtain a full understanding of request
  • Understanding of PO’s as required for material suppliers 
  • Work as part of a team

Required Experience & Knowledge:

  • Social Housing experience
  • Repairs and maintenance background
  • Scheduling experience 
  • Competent in MS Office
  • Customer Service focus
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as a team member
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organised and efficient administration skills

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