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Scheduling Officer

BPP - Operations (Planning & Scheduling)

Location: Manchester
Salary: £24,500
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 29th September 2021
Closes: 26th October 2021
Job Ref: 001675

Assisting with the effective operation of the scheduling process

Supporting in the effective operation of a centralised scheduling process across all BPP, establishing and reviewing the methodology involved. Ensure that all BPP teaching and other events in BPP buildings (across all Schools and regions) are appropriately scheduled and effectively utilise the space available within agreed timelines. This role is for someone who is looking for the opportunity to gain further skills and responsibilities as you build towards a successful career in operations.

What you’ll be doing 

  • Formulating, documenting and reviewing policies and procedures for the scheduling of BPP teaching and other activities
  • Liaising with Schools in relation to the scheduling process, communicating clear timelines for the production of teaching schedules and ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Ensuring that specialist software is used appropriately and to its full extent.
  • Producing the teaching schedule for each term and ensuring that it is made available in an appropriate format to all relevant parties.
  • Liaising with Schools over their scheduling requirements
  • Managing the maintenance of the schedule on an ongoing basis, making changes as required
  • Providing a scheduling enquiry service, answering queries by telephone or email
  • Overseeing the process for ad hoc room bookings, reviewing and documenting the procedures and ensuring the optimum use of the space available.

Join the BPP Family

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What we’re looking for 

  • Experience of working in a professional academic support setting to deliver timetabling/scheduling services at a high level
  • Knowledge (of structure and nature) of a significant proportion of our current products.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written are essential. This role will include a significant amount of liaison with senior stakeholders from around the business.
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to review & organize both their priorities and others
  • Ability to work on one’s own initiative.
  • Drive, creativity and ownership
  • Resilient with an ability to prioritise an extensive, changing, and diverse workload
  • Excellent IT Skills - MS Office with Advanced Excel
  • High level of analytical and problem-solving skills

Sound like the perfect fit? Apply today.

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