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Deployment Lead - Scotland and North East England

Job Title: Deployment Lead - Scotland and North East England
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: 134510BR
Job Published: January 15, 2021 18:33

Job Description

Job Description

This is a key role working closely with Area Managers, local leadership and the Resourcing Specialists to optimise clinic availability and resource across the region. This is a fast paced position which is crucial to supporting our stores to be able to provide the best possible clinical service to their customers and patients.,

  • Work closely with Resourcing Specialist to determine forecasted clinics on a rolling 12 week basis

  • Works closely with the Regional Manager, Store and Hub Store Managers to best deploy mobile teams

  • Plans holiday cover across the stores to maximise colleague availability and helping to control costs

  • Work with resourcing specialists to identify scheduling requirements that cannot be resourced through employed Optometrists

  • Requests locum resource to fill gaps in Optometrist schedules and optimise clinic availability

  • Partner resourcing specialists, building relationships and an understanding of local Optometrist deployment & scheduling requirements

  • Manage requests for cover for on the day sickness

Candidate Description

To be successful in this role some of the key capabilities you will require are:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written at all levels.

  • Knowledge of Excel with a high level of PC literacy.

  • Excellent organisational skills, including workload management.

  • Great attention to detail.

  • The ability to be flexible and to work / remain calm under pressure.

  • Ability to work at pace and meet deadlines, sometimes at short notice.

  • Available to work shift patterns and weekends on a rota basis.

Employer Description

Boots Opticians is one of the leading optical chains in the UK. We're all about enriching the lives of every person who walks through our door; including yours. Bring your skills to a business that offers genuine career progression thanks to sheer diversity of stores and roles - and expect to be supported and developed from day one.