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Our mission for Skills is to be the most successful Bus & Coach operator in the UK, setting industry leading standards and recognised as having the "Best Drivers in the World". We strive to delight our customers with our passenger transport solutions and holiday programs improving each journey one at a time. With our carefully selected and highly trained staff that is vibrant, age diverse, highly motivated and focused along with our modern, impeccably presented fleet we achieve consistently ambitious standards of customer service. Always exceeding to ensure that we are the number one choice for holidays and passenger transport solutions across the East Midlands.

 

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PSV PCV HGV Technicians and Vehicle Inspectors

 

We are looking for highly skilled, experienced PSV technicians to join our friendly & busy engineering team at our purpose-built engineering facility.

 

About the Role:

We are looking for a full time PSV Technician and Vehicle inspector with main duties of:

 

  • Carrying out vehicle inspections and MOT preparations to a high standard

  • Routine servicing and maintenance repairs being able to diagnose and resolve any issue

  • Fault finding and defect clearing using the latest diagnostics equipment

  • Completion of all required paperwork to a high standard

  • Salary and benefits for working with the Skills Group

  • Competitive wage dependent on experience

  • Company Pension Scheme

  • 28 days holiday

  • Employment Assistance Program

  • Enrolled into the Transport Benevolent Fund

  • Regular Training for IRTEC accreditation plus other Diagnostic and Dealer training opportunities

 

Application:

If you think you would be a valuable asset to our team and could help us achieve our vision then apply now to michael.walker@skills.co.uk

 

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Great Salary and Benefits Package depending on experience.

 

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PCV Driver (PT & FT)

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Looking for the next step in your PCV career? Want to experience UK & European excursions? 

 

About the Role

 

  • We are recruiting passionate & professional drivers to undertake contract routes, private hire, excursions and UK / European tours. This is not express service driving. As a member of our on-road team you will:

  • Make the safety of yourself, your passengers, and the general public a personal priority

  • Conduct yourself with professionalism at all times

  • Be approachable and conversational with your customers

  • Take ownership and pride in delivering the greatest service possible

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

 

We are looking for enthusiastic drivers who enjoy dealing with people and have a positive attitude. You must:

 

  • Hold a full PCV Licence

  • Have a valid DQC Card

  • Have strong communication and customer service skills

  • Be clean, smart and polite

  • Prior tour or contract experience not necessary

 

Application: If you think you would be an asset to our team and could help us achieve our vision then apply now! Please apply to amanda.hayes@skills.co.uk

 

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National Express Drivers

 

Due to an increase in work, opportunities currently exist forthe right candidates to join our Gold Standard National Express Driving Team.

 

We are looking for motivated people, who enjoy excelling, are able to maintain schedules and deliver consistently high levels of customer service in a constantly changing environment. Responsible for the safety and comfort of our customers, you will be driving our late model fleet of express coaches on scheduled services in and out of London and on Regional and Airport Services.

 

Benefits include:

  • Guaranteed hours

  • Full uniform

  • Rostered duties

  • 24 hour support

  • Full training in all aspects of operation of National Express duties.

 

A current valid PCV Category D Licence, Driver CPC Qualification and a digital tachograph card are required for this position.

 

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: From £11.00 per hour

 

Application: If you think you would be an asset to our team and could help us achieve our vision, then apply now!

Please apply to paul.major@skills.co.uk

 

 

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Nights Banksman

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We are looking for a banksman that will be responsible for directing the movement of vehicles Cleaning & fuelling within the yard area. You will report into our operations department.

 

About the Role

We are looking for a full-time banksman to ensure that all vehicles are moved safely within the yard area adhering to all health & safety policies. Your responsibilities will include:

 

  • Clearly directing vehicles around the yard and workshop areas.

  • Fuelling all vehicles to ensure ready for departures

  • Ensuring coaches are externally washed.

  • Minimise the amounts of reversing where possible and be aware of the dangers caused when reversing.

  • Use practical techniques and agreed systems of signalling and hand signals to assist drivers and operatives in all manoeuvres

  • Be visible to drivers at all times whilst directing vehicles.

  • Stand in a safe place, from which to guide all vehicles without being in the way

  • Keep traffic areas free of pedestrians

  • Be fully compliant with the PPE requirement of the site

  • Communicate clearly and effectively with drivers and contractor that visit the site

  • Report any near miss incidents involving vehicle movement in the yard to the shift supervisors and or Management.

  • Comply with all Health & Safety, HR and environmental policies and procedure.

 

The above list is not exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected with in the scope of the post.

 

Application: If you think you would be an asset to our team and could help us achieve our vision, then apply now!

Please apply to paul.major@skills.co.uk

 

 

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Assistant Product Planner

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We are looking for a Highly motivated Assistant Product planner to join our Award-winning team within our Holiday Division based at Head office.

 

About the Role

As an Assistant Product Planner, you will be required to assist the planning of the holiday portfolio, by developing existing or new ideas to drive sales and achieve targets. You will be responsible for supporting product development, taking ownership for improving profitability and being aware of costs whilst ensuring that sales forecasts are achieved. 

The responsibilities of the role will include:

 

  • Assisting plans for the Holiday and Day trip portfolio including budgeted passengers, volumes and sales, provide new ideas and adjust plans according to market conditions.

  • Identifying marketing opportunities to drive our product placement across channels.

  • Ensuring a full understanding of end to end customer experience and feedback to enhance this further to ensure continuous improvements.

  • Monitoring quality to ensure issues are resolved quickly and where necessary changes are communicated to customers quickly and clearly whilst minimizing further change.

  • Ensuing all policy and legal requirements are adhered to by operating within a framework of compliance, which protects customers and team and minimize risk to the business, ensuring that all products selected meet the agreed company standards of quality, health and safety.

  • Identifying new product opportunities and ensuring that they are fully researched, cost calculated developed and implemented in an agreed timescale in line with the company’s strategic objectives and the brand strategies outlined.

  • Assist with the design, content sourcing, copywriting and production of all Holiday and Day trip material both print and electronic ensuring brand management disciplines are adhered to and design continuity is apparent.


 

Application: If you think you would be an asset to our team and could help us achieve our vision, then apply now!

Please apply to helen.heyhoe@skills.co.uk

 

 

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Retail Travel Sales Consultant

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We are looking for a highly motivated and innovative sales consultant to join our retail team within our retail team across our East Midlands branches at Nottingham, Derby, Beeston and Bulwell.

 

About the Role

We are currently recruiting for a Sales Consultant to effectively sell our internal coach holidays. This will include face to face and telephone customer service maximising sales within the branch and increasing all targets. The responsibilities of the role will includes:

 

  • Selling travel products to customers, for coaching holidays

  • Liaising with all tour operators to make bookings.

  • Cash handling.

  • Maintaining customer records while ensuring all data protection is adhered

  • Booking customers holidays through all internal booking systems and booking 3rd party bookings through the internet or phone.

  • Promoting the branch and business in a correct manner.

  • Keeping the branch point of sale up to date in line with company direction with guidance from our marketing department.

  • Contribute to the effective running of the holidays department.

  • Follow all company policies.

  • Work consistently with all employees within the branch.

  • Maximising sales within the branch to meet all sales targets.

  • Excellent customer service both face to face and over the phone.

  • Close and capture every sale.

  • Use all your product knowledge to give the best service to every customer.

 

 

Application: If you think you would be an asset to our team and could help us achieve our vision, then apply now!

Please apply to helen.heyhoe@skills.co.uk

 

 

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Retail Travel Sales Consultant (Part Time)

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We are looking for a highly motivated and innovative sales consultant to join our retail team within our retail team. Primarily this role will be located in our Nottingham branch supporting occasionally our Beeston and Derby branches.

 

 

About the Role

We are currently recruiting for a Sales Consultant to effectively sell our internal coach holidays. This will include face to face and telephone customer service maximising sales within the branch and increasing all targets. The responsibilities of the role will includes:

 

  • Selling travel products to customers, for coaching holidays

  • Liaising with all tour operators to make bookings.

  • Cash handling.

  • Maintaining customer records while ensuring all data protection is adhered

  • Booking customers holidays through all internal booking systems and booking 3rd party bookings through the internet or phone.

  • Promoting the branch and business in a correct manner.

  • Keeping the branch point of sale up to date in line with company direction with guidance from our marketing department.

  • Contribute to the effective running of the holidays department.

  • Follow all company policies.

  • Work consistently with all employees within the branch.

  • Maximising sales within the branch to meet all sales targets.

  • Excellent customer service both face to face and over the phone.

  • Close and capture every sale.

  • Use all your product knowledge to give the best service to every customer.

 

 

Application: If you think you would be an asset to our team and could help us achieve our vision, then apply now!

Please apply to helen.heyhoe@skills.co.uk

 

 

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Commercial Product Administrator

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We are looking for a Highly motivated administrator to join our Commercial Product team within our Holiday Division based at Head office.

 

About the Role

We are currently recruiting for an Administrator to effectively manage the day to day administration internally and externally for our internal coach holidays, worldwide holidays we sell and assist with third party sales accounting. You will support all members of the product team delivering the ability to work efficiently, manage your own time and deliver results within set deadlines.

 

You must be able to work well under pressure, adapt quickly to change and thrive in a fast-paced environment showing initiative and innovative thinking. You will be available to travel throughout the UK and overseas when required. You will have a flexible, pragmatic approach and will be able to build relationships with customers, team members and stakeholders.

 

The responsibilities of the role will include:

 

  • Selling travel products to customers, for coaching holidays. Delivering Excellent customer service both face to face and over the phone; using your product knowledge to give the best service to every customer.

  • Liaising with all planner’s and creating vital electronic tour packs for our drivers to deliver holidays and trips as specified in our brochures and online

  • Management of sending all rooming list’s ensuring contractual terms are adhered to and enabling sales to continue, to maximise as much as possible

  • Maintaining customer records while ensuring all data protection is adhered to. Management of communication to our customer base supporting Commercial product, Marketing and the Retail department, which all form the Holiday Division

  • Keeping the best practices and working procedures up to date in line with company direction with guidance from the Senior Product Manager

  • Contribute to the effective running of the department. Follow all company policies. Work well with all members of the team offering support and showing a proactive approach to improving ways we work.

  • Report to The Senior Holiday Manager

 

Application: If you think you would be an asset to our team and could help us achieve our vision, then apply now!

Please apply to helen.heyhoe@skills.co.uk

 

 

 

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Belgrave Road

Bulwell

Nottingham

NG6 8LY

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