Job spec
  • Role: Resource Planner (UK)
  • Responsible to: Director of Operations
  • Location: Birmingham, Bristol, Gainsborough or Livingston
  • Salary: £28,000 - £32,000

Five Star Events Group consists of three key divisions: Crew, Security, and training.  Each division plays a crucial role in supporting the events industry.  Our vision at Five Star Events Group is to be the industry leading events group, that provides a unique combination of inter-connected services, to the Five Star Standard, to achieve absolute event success.

Description of Role

We are looking for a reliable and organised Resource Planner to join our Operational team. As Resource Planner you will play a key role in promoting the company’s ethos of delivering high quality and a reliable service. In addition to remuneration package this role includes the opportunity for progression within a fast-growing company.

Essential Factors
Key responsibilities
  • Scheduling of Crew Members for shifts through our booking system
  • Logistics planning for Out-Of-Town jobs
  • Stock control of uniform
  • First point of contact to Crew ‘out of hours’ on a 5-week rolling rota

The candidate will;

  • Be responsible for scheduling crew, where possible 48 hours in
  • Spread the crew strength evenly across the region in accordance with Five Star’s ideal crew mix matrix
  • Ensure crew consistency on jobs with multiple bookings
  • Maximize the crew’s work hours whilst adhering to our health and safety policy
  • Relay clear and concise job information
Logistics planning and Fleet Management

The candidate will;

  • Allocate drivers and vehicles to Out of Town jobs
  • Ensure that the drivers are well rested, have all relevant documentation and have been allowed sufficient travel time between jobs.
  • Do routine vehicle inspections and arrange MOT’s and maintenance when necessary
  • Report back to the Director of Operations if vehicles are being mistreated by crew
Uniform Stock Control

The candidate will;

  • Manage the stock room, inventory spreadsheet and monthly stock take
  • Order uniform from suppliers and courier uniform to other Five Star departments
  • Document and distribute uniform to crew

The candidate will;

  • Ensure all crew have completed profiles on our scheduling system
  • Work closely with the crew manger to create reports on crew performances and allocations
  • Cross check locations on our scheduling system
  • Any Adhoc duties that may arise
Out of hours

The candidate will;

  • Be available to the crew 24 hours a day on a 5-week rotation including weekends
  • Allocate any new work that comes in
  • Resolve any issues or emergencies that may arise


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