|From||Anna Pillen <Anna.Pillen@meteogroup.com>|
|Date||Sat, 4 Nov 2017 10:40:45 +0000|
Interim Head of Forecasting
Full Time | Wageningen (Netherlands)
MeteoGroup is on a journey to become the Global Weather Authority. Due to an upcoming period of significant change, we are looking for additional management support for our existing Forecasting management team for approximately six months, starting as soon as possible.
As Interim Head of Forecasting you will work closely with our managers who are responsible for; the professional leadership of the forecasters supporting our offerings in transport, energy and offshore, as well as our Central Guidance and Monitoring team. Based in the Netherlands, they provide leadership to all our 7 Weather Rooms working closely in a team with the Head of Weather Applications (responsible for our media and shipping offerings) and the Head of Weather Room Operations.
Your focus will be on continued growth in the competence and skills of the forecasting teams. You will build on and enhance the professional pride in both the quality of our forecasts and the advice we provide to our customers that we take. From time to time you will perform shifts to ensure full understanding of the work performed and provide on the ground leadership at our busiest times, including night shifts.
You will be responsible for our forecast accuracy, customer satisfaction and the professional growth of our people, including your managerial colleagues.
Together with the senior forecasters at each location and supported by our Director, Weather Room Operations, you will develop and implement improvement initiatives, ensuring to minimise time to implementation and maximise the impact of such initiatives. An example would be the development and implementation of additional reporting tools, which will enable us to monitor our forecast accuracy and product excellence, which is key to customer needs.
Key responsibilities (in common with other members of the management team):
If you have any questions, please contact Anna Pillen (Senior International Corporate Recruiter) via +31 (0)6 517 79 672 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply, please upload your resume and cover letter (in English) via https://www.meteogroup.com/vacancy/interim-head-forecasting.
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