Delivering what we promise

About The Role

A bit about the us...

Morrison Data Services are a major national provider of electricity and gas metering services, data collection and data processing services. Underpinned by an absolute dedication to health and safety. Our capability in this market is backed up by our excellent credentials, having won major national contracts for a range of customers across a variety of sectors.

 A bit about the role...

The Planning Analyst is responsible for building, updating and maintaining forecasting and capacity models, that drive key business decisions around staffing and volume delivery. The role is internal and external facing with a focus on establishing strong relationships with key clients. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing insights on actual resourcing and use this analysis to build recommendations around future resource requirements. The successful applicant should also be prepared to challenge where planned performance is not executed so that clear understanding of variation exists. Reporting to the Capacity Planning Manager the role holder will be expected to deputise on matters of subject expertise and act as an SME to all resource forecasting matters.

Key Responsibilities...

  •  Creation and maintenance of resource capacity and forecasting models
  •  Developing relationship with external partners
  • Tracking trends in actual volumes against forecast
  • Providing monthly, day by day volume plan
  • Provide insights around variation to plan
  • Continuous Improvement Project Planning
 What you'll bring to the role...
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate complex issues in easy to understand ways to non-technical people
  • Good numeric skills
  • Efficient with MS Excel to advanced level
  • Data manipulation skills in MS products
  • Commercially minded
  • Ideally you will have previous experience in a forecasting environment and in relationship management
  • Knowledge of a mobile work force management system
  • Data analysis experience
What we can offer... 
  • Access to employee assistance programmes
  • Discounts with national retailers
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Mobile Phone Discounts
  • Reward & Recognition Scheme
About The Company

Who are we?

M Group Services Energy Retail Division is proud to be one of the UK's largest utilities support organisations – and we’re still growing, with some exciting times ahead. We pride ourselves on being award-winning and recognised for our diligence, customer service and expertise.

We are part of M Group Services, a £1.4 billion turnover business, with a wide and diverse field of operations that regularly presents opportunities for growth. We work with our clients and partners to ensure we keep abreast of industry developments and remain at the forefront of progress. We have been one of the Times 100 Top Track Companies for the last three years running.