PeoplePlus is a leading provider working across the adult skills, employability, and prison education markets. It is a purpose-led organisation with a commitment to making a direct difference to the lives of One million people by 2022. With the right people on board, we can aim as high as possible. An exciting opportunity has become available as we are looking to add a Forecasting Analysis to our Employability team. Our Forecasting Analysist will provide support to our Operational managers to accurately forecast resource requirements and (re)allocate resources appropriately and carry out analysis to a range of contract-specific data to identify and assess any risk of underperformance.

This role will be working with the Delivery Manager to recommend mitigations to ensure we are able to meet our timebound targets (Minimum Performance Levels) – completing customer assessments and developing action plans within a certain number of working days, our outcome-based performance targets – moving people into work and all contract compliance requirements providing the required evidence to be able to draw down contractual payments.

What we are looking for?

You will need to demonstrate high ethical standards, take personal accountability for everything you do, and always want to be the best. You should have a track record in in a demand planning, forecasting or MI role and have be proficient in providing MI services, monitoring and analysing and have experience with analytical, report and dashboard creation, using tools such as Power BI.

For full details of the role including person specification, please review the available documents.

What makes us special?

We want to be your Employer of Choice, we are one of the top 25 Education and Training organisations to work for, and already have a One Star accreditation from Best Companies, the best is still to come. At PeoplePlus reward means far more than just pay. Your total reward package also includes a variety of different benefits as well as incentive and recognition schemes for our colleagues. Our generous and competitive benefits package includes; enhanced annual leave of 25 days plus bank holidays, enhanced maternity package, a paid PeoplePlus Life Event Day each year, a paid Volunteering Day each year, a Pension, Life Insurance, an Employee Assistance Programme to access help and support 24 hours a day every day of the year, the opportunity to buy shares in the company through our Sharesave scheme, Refer a Friend reward scheme, Cycle to Work scheme and access to our employee benefits portal Additions which gives you discounts on hundreds of products, services, shops and entertainment as well as our Wellbeing centre providing you with advice, guidance and support on all areas of your wellbeing. We also have our “Simply Dreams Come True” offering any colleague the opportunity to turn their dreams into reality making the possibilities endless.

What you can expect from our application and selection process

The Recruitment and selection process at PeoplePlus will always seek to recruit the best candidate for the job based on merit and will do so in a fair and open way. We are committed to the fair treatment of candidates and colleagues, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, responsibilities for dependants, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. We select candidates for interview based on the skills, qualifications and experience detailed within your application, in line with the requirements detailed in the advert, job description and person specification. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds. We offer a range of flexible working options as we recognise the varying needs of our colleagues and the need for a healthy work/life balance. We are an accredited Disability Confident Level 3 employer and are committed to ‘Ban the Box’ during our recruitment process unless otherwise detailed. You can find out more about Ban the Box here: and a copy of our Recruitment of Ex-Offenders statement is attached to this advert

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