• Manager - Planning - Workforce Management - BPO Jobs in Chennai,India - 23295552

  • Aekcel Business Solutions
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  • 4 - 8 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:


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Summary of Primary Job Responsibilities

- Responsible for selecting, training and effectively managing the Workforce Management Team to develop suitable competence to support succession planning and meet customer needs and expectations

- Co-ordinate with Operations and Management for preparation of best hiring plans and highlight gaps and revenue leakages if any

- Provide timely escalations to the leadership whenever there is a deviation from planned performance

- Responsible for the management of call volume forecasting, tracking, and planning

- Work with remote Sitel sites, including outsource partners, in a centralized WFM environment

- Work with real-time team to optimize operational performance on a daily basis

- Long-range forecasts (hiring requirements)

- Provide support in creation of capacity plans, ramp plan, and recruitment plan

- Monitor performance and optimize operational performance on a daily basis

- Oversee scheduling philosophy of schedule assignments

- Oversee proactive scheduling of discretionary activities such as training, meetings, overtime and under time

- Oversee intraday management of scheduling procedures, analysis of real time workload requirements, and call routing to manage performance to service level requirements

- Responsible for maximizing efficiency and occupancy while meeting service objectives

- Oversee analysis and reporting of employee performance including schedule adherence

- Perform other duties and assignments as directed

Typical Qualifications

- 4-8 years of WFM experience in Forecasting, Planning and Staffing

- Minimum Graduate/PG

- Team Management Skills for minimum 2 to 3 years

- Strong computer skills that include proficiency in MS Office suite, particularly Excel

- Knowledge of WFM tools like IEX, Blue Pumpkin, eWFM etc

- Previous experience in a dynamic, fast-changing call centre environment required

- Proven analytical skills ability to communicate with various management levels

- Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with all levels within the organization

- Understanding and contributing towards the business financial goals

Essential Functions


Essential Functions and Duties Approximate % of Total Job

1 Prepare and maintain forecasts, and capacities for assigned teams utilizing standard defined process 60%

2 Maintain distribution curves by gathering and tracking historical call data Analyze and report volume and campaign/brand activity Intra-day forecasts 20%

3 Communicate with Supervisors and Account Managers through weekly meetings, phone, or email Ensure all client information is accurate and up to date 10%

4 Assist site operations in presenting forecast data to clients 5%

5 Assist in completion of weekly reports 5%

Other Functions


Other Functions and Duties Approximate % of Total Job

Decision Making Authority

- Independent Decisions Expected

- Recommendations Expected

- Evaluate and implement plans with best possible forecasting methodologies Recommend apt shrinkages

- Direct Schedulers/WFC to fix scheduling gaps

- Recommend and assess the best suitable plan which drives Gross margins on a continuous upward trend

Physical Demands

- Ability to work in shifts

Working Conditions

- Normal office environment

- Quantitative Data (human and capital resources, fiscal responsibilities)

Supervisory responsibilities

Number of associates reporting directly to this position 2- 6

- Number direct reports exempt from overtime pay- Managerial/Professional 2-6

- Number direct reports eligible for overtime pay- Clerical/Administrative/Agents 0

Number of Associates reporting indirectly through supervisors/managers reporting to this position 0

Total number of Associates reporting to this position 8-24

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Functional Area : ITES / BPO / KPO / Customer Service / Operations
Salary : Not Mentioned
Deadline : 01st Feb 2020

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