Meter Reading Contract Co-ordinator BLUM48782

Blue Octopus
10 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Meter Reading Contract Co-ordinator BLUM48782

Edinburgh & Peterborough

£18,000 - £20,000

It’s an exciting time to be in the UK water industry. Until recently, most business customers have been unable to choose their water supplier, but this is changing.

Our client work closely with their business and public sector customers to provide a range of water services. As the market becomes increasingly competitive, they are driving service improvements to meet their customers’ changing expectations. With great customer service at the heart of everything they do, they are winning new business and have a rapidly expanding team as a result.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join them as a Meter Reading Contract Co-ordinator. They have opportunities in both Peterborough and Edinburgh for this role.

Working as part of a brand new team you will assist in the delivery of our meter reading activities nationwide.

Reporting to the Meter Reading Manager, you will work closely with a range of contract providers to ensure that all meter reading activities are carried out effectively, safely, in line with market code requirements and contractors agreed levels of service. Key activities of the role will be instructing and monitoring contractors to deliver this vital service, ensuring that accurate meter reads are gathered and processed in their systems to meet the required standards, liaison with internal departments and customers and co-ordination of contractor payments.

The successful candidate will be educated to GCSE standard or equivalent with at least Grade C in English and Maths, you will have relevant experience in a role where you have built strong working relationships with customers and contractors and ideally have an understanding of contract management requirements and tools, such as KPIs.

Having worked in a commercial environment, you will have excellent communication skills and be a genuine team player.

Computer literate, you must be well organised, flexible, accurate and able to work on your own initiative, juggling a demanding and conflicting workload.

A confident, persuasive telephone and written manner is essential for the role along with being a quick learner and a decisive problem solver.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.