Talent Logistics Coordinator

Number of employees

3800

Nationwide, UK, United Kingdom

Posted on: 2024-03-04

Category: energy

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

We're on a mission to make a big green dent in the universe by building a truly sustainable energy system globally.

That means making power greener, smarter, and more affordable for everyone.

We put customers at the heart of everything we do: with always-fair prices, transparency and outrageous customer service.

We drive system change: with transformative tech to make renewable energy the norm and end global reliance on fossil fuels.

Octopus Energy Group is made up of 10 businesses spanning 6 countries across 3 continents, including: Octopus Energy Retail, Kraken Technologies, Octopus Energy Generation, Kraken Flex, Octopus Electric Vehicles, and the Octopus Centre for Net Zero. More on OEG @ octopusenergy.group

Help us make a big green dent in the universe. We're on a mission to drive the global renewable energy revolution, and we need loads more people to help us make our vision a reality.

Help us make a big green dent in the universe. We're on a mission to drive the global renewable energy revolution, and we need loads more people to help us make our vision a reality.

We’re spearheading the transition to greener, cheaper energy through the installation of in-home technologies; from smart meters and electric car chargers, to low carbon heating, home batteries, solar, and beyond. Utilising Octopus’ awesome tech power, we deliver smart energy solutions for our customers. As the face of the company, our diverse, industry-leading field force delivers the same outrageous experience Octopus customers love and expect.

At Octopus Energy Services we are executing phenomenal growth plans to bring low carbon heating to customer's homes. We are building a UK-wide team of engineers that will inspire our customers and give them the tools to fight climate change.

We are seeking Talent Logistics Coordinators to facilitate and coordinate the controlled rush of supplying our growing ranks with the tools and support they will need to install greener technology in thousands of homes.  You will be responsible for planning and coordinating all logistical elements of onboarding and orientation programs to ensure new hires receive a positive and smooth introduction to our business. 
If tackling action-packed days so recruits start strong sparks you, this critical coordinator role is your chance to shine.

The Talent Logistics Coordinator is responsible for executing a smooth and efficient onboarding and orientation experience for all new trades hires.

This role will require regular travel to our Edinburgh, Hinckley, Slough training centers, and any other location where we train in the future. 

If this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.

Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.

What you'll do

  • Coordinate scheduling and booking of training venues and manage enrollment in required trade testing/assessment centres
  • Confirm training schedules so inductions are to capacity with new talent
  • Collaborate with recruitment team to understand hiring pipeline and anticipate upcoming training needs
  • Arrange accommodations for multi-day onboarding/induction sessions
  • Prepare and distribute new hire equipment including phones, vehicles, tools, and PPE
  • Order additional trade inventory like specialty tools and consumables
  • Facilitate setup of payroll, compliance, and credential tracking systems
  • Resolve any last-minute onboarding issues
  • Schedule required eLearning modules and confirm completion
  • Organise badge and ID card preparation and distribution
  • Ensure seamless onboarding experience by partnering with stakeholders on new hire orientation and induction
  • Be the face of our brand, and role model our values on day one of a candidates onboarding journey.
  • What you'll need

  • Background in skilled trades, particularly knowledge of electrical licensing processes (desirable)
  • Excellent planning and organisational abilities
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to adapt and thrive in high volume, rapidly changing environment
  • Customer service orientation with empathy and enthusiasm
  • Collaborative team player across multiple departments
  • Why else you'll love it here

  • Wondering what the salary for this role is? Just ask us! On a call with one of our recruiters it's something we always cover as we genuinely want to match your experience with the correct salary. The reason why we don't advertise is because we honestly have a degree of flexibility and would never want salary to be a reason why someone doesn't apply to Octopus - what's more important to us is finding the right octofit!
  • Octopus Energy is a unique culture. An organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy, alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. We want your hard work to be rewarded with perks you actually care about! We won best company to work for in 2022, on Glassdoor we we're voted 50 best places to work in 2022 and our Group CEO, Greg has recorded a podcast about our culture and how we empower our people 
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