Coordinator, Workforce Planning Forecast


Chesapeake, VA

• Create Weekly forecasts for contacts, handle time and off phone activities • Analyze trends and variances for multiple forecast groups • Provide reports indicating long-term impacts to staffing, contacts and handle time • Evaluate schedule distributions for needed adjustments • Proactively analyze schedules, processes and volumes for abnormalities • Partner with the line of business to determine current and future staffing impacts • Provide Weekly forecasts to the Workforce Administrators • Maintain Holiday and Historical patterns • Maintain NCO and AHT distributions • Maintain Monthly volume updates and day-of-week distributions • Provide recommendations on Shift and Mini Bids, including timelines • Analyze Units Sold data and propensities • Maintain forecast models to enhance short-term and long-term forecasting accuracy • Communicate short-term staffing requirements to the line of business • Attendance is an essential function of the job • Additional duties as needed
• Ability to analyze trends, discern relevant impacts and make decisions accordingly • Coordinate short-term planning initiatives with the Workforce Administrators • Report Actual results and comparisons to Senior Management • Communicate trends and historical impacts • Measure success of forecasts and analysis; address/adjust as needed
• Familiar with Workforce Management systems (i.e. Five 9, Verint, Aspect, IEX, etc.) • Ability to use MS Office suite; work with formulas to produce relevant forecast (i.e MS Excel, Forecast PRO) • Strong mathematical background • Understand the requirements of forecasting, scheduling and staffing in a contact center environment • Must be a strong self-motivator with strong ability to work independently as well as work as part of a team to achieve goals. • Must be able to communicate (written and verbal) to all levels of the line of business in a professional manner. • Must be flexible • A minimum of 2 years of Workforce Planning experience • An Associate Degree or post high school technical or specialized education which may be obtained in the first two or three years of college technical school or business school • Some travel may be required
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