Planning Analyst

MEM Recruitment is pleased to be recruiting for a Planning Analyst to join our client based here in Milton Keynes.

The role is offered on a temp to perm basis, with a salary of £22,000 per annum. The candidate will directly report to the planning manager based in Weybridge.

Overall Job Purpose:

Under general supervision, responsible for performing simple to moderately complex data analyses that require the limited exercise of judgment. Assist in developing, interpreting, and implementing financial and non-financial business concepts including planning, trending, forecasting, and business modelling.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing and maintaining financial and quantitative analyses from customer service operations to support decision-making process.
  • Conduct cost/benefit analysis and/or breakeven analysis for various assignments to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Review a designated percentage of processed environmental taxes for accuracy in accordance with government standards.
  • Collaborate with service operations to gather operational and financial information, including but not limited to operation costs, productivities, and other business updates, to provide periodic key operational index update.
  • Coordinate the development of budgets for the organization by providing information and assisting staffs and administrators in budget preparation, implementation, and control.
  • Prepare regular and ad hoc business reports for upper management as well company headquarters and other subsidiaries.
  • Summarize on-going business development/issues from management meeting and escalate internal communication with responsible department/management.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Able to work collaboratively with internal stakeholder through confident communication & presentation skills.
  • Ability to work to fixed deadlines (month end financial reporting & business objectives).
  • Quick learner with high levels of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills (macro, match, index, look ups, logic formulas, pivots, active charts and data links).
  • Intermediate MS Office skills (PowerPoint and Word)
  • 24 months minimum of data reporting and analysis experience

Personal Attributes:                

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good networking skills and abilities
  • Good organisational and administration skills & attributes
  • Highly focussed and capable of sustaining a fast pace in a dynamic environment
  • A self-starter, able to work with little or no supervision
  • Completer finisher – able to be resilient to drive issues through to a successful customer focused solution
  • Good judgement – able to make practical and realistic decisions within scope of responsibility
  • Able to solve business and customer related issues
  • Be equally comfortable generating operational ideas and solutions and delivering and implementing action plans
  • Proven commercial acumen and ability to achieve commercial objectives
  • Experience of working within a performance management environment – KPIs and Service Level Agreements
  • Able to be flexible and develop quality, customer-focussed targets and service

If you would like to apply for the above position, please register your interest below, or email the contract manager directly on Jim.Burnside@mem-recruitment.com

MEM Recruitment Milton Keynes
C.B.X. 2, 372 Midsummer Boulevard,
Central Milton Keynes, MK9 2EA

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Updated: 24/03/2020

MEM Recruitment is continuing to follow and monitor official guidance from the UK Government and Public Health England. It is of vital importance for us to be in a position to ensure that any and all procedures are in place to support the health and well-being of our staff and ‘Agency Workers’.

In line with government guidance, we are continuing to operate as usual, however, we have taken steps to allow staff to work from home during this period.

Due to this measure, some of our branches will be operating a closed door policy and will provide phone and email support only to those seeking employment, registration, or general support from our teams if you are currently working with us. We will continue to register those seeking employment online via the website and email, and we will do our very best to support you at this time.

To help combat the spread of COVID-19, we have been putting precautionary safety measures in place, including:

  • Educating our staff and ‘Agency Workers’ on preventative measures
  • Emphasising frequent and proper handwashing
  • Taking advice and guidance from local health authorities

If you require further information on the virus please visit the 111 website.

Thank you