Manager, Workforce Management

Location
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Salary
competitive
Posted
Jul 11, 2019
Specialty
Account Management
Metro Area
Other
Duration
Full Time


Role Summary



Responsible
for providing call volume projections, average handle time, staffing
requirements, and manpower schedules utilizing electronic workforce management
software, real-time adherence software, and other applications. Responsible for
scheduling the number of customer care employees needed on each shift based on
call volume reporting and projections.



 



 



Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions 



Provides forecasting,
scheduling, call control traffic analysis and/or real-time management services
to ensure adequate coverage for call volume for call center groups;

Promotes efficiency and
improves the customer care department's productivity by designing and
implementing IVR applications, managing the administration of the IVR system
and related hardware and technologies, supporting and enhancing existing
systems, analyzing, evaluating, and implementing new tools and technologies,
and recommending solutions;

Supervise the
development, implementation and efficiency of Call Center applications
including advanced call center routing, by integrating all related software
systems;

Proactively interfaces
with Directors, Managers, Team Managers, and Supervisors on all pertinent
business issues which could impact call volume or staffing;

Completes special
projects as assigned using technology and knowledge of customer care
operations;

Ensure that technical
programs are properly implemented, updated and monitored; recommend operational
improvements;

Improves the overall
performance of the Customer Operations Department by supporting and enhancing
existing systems, analyzing needs, evaluating options, recommending solutions,
and maintaining and optimizing computer resources;

Communicate, document,
and inspire employees' performance by monitoring, analyzing statistical
reports, providing monthly performance profiles and rewarding performance;

Reviews agent
productivity metrics to identify anomalies and trends, and proactively
addresses relevant issues;

Instructs subordinates
on how to create effective work and training schedules by using customer care
specific software application for forecasting and trend analysis which projects
staffing requirements necessary to meet service level goals.





















Qualifications: Minimum 

 

7 or more years of experience required in workforce management discipline (forecasting, scheduling or intraday management) 

 5 or more years of experience required if candidate possesses a related advanced degree 

Proven experience presenting & consulting with operational leadership required 

Proven aptitude for decision making required 

Proven aptitude for math and analytics required 

Strong Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Power Point) required 

Strong relationship management skills are required 

 

Preferred   

 

BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly desired  

2 or more years of experience in a management role preferred  

Experience in telecommunications industry desired 

Call Center Operations experience preferred

Aspect eWFM experience preferred 

Avaya ACD & CMS Supervisor experience preferred

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