Real-time, Scheduling & WFM Specialist

Real-time, Scheduling & WFM Specialist

Teletech Customer Care Management Philippiness Inc
2-5 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description :

Position Summary
The Workforce Management (WFM) Specialist primary responsibility is to preserve the center's ability to
meet contractual service level metrics of each program. This position provides frontline, 24X7 support for
all Percepta programs, with an emphasis on balancing service level goals with agent schedule
efficiencies through short term forecasts, RTA, reporting and gathering monthly invoice hours and
reviewing the program budget process.
Duties and Responsibilities
Real Time Service Level Management
. Proactive analysis of performance of all operational channels which include telephone, chat,
email, social media, and back office activities to ensure key performance indicators are being
maintained and identifying opportunities for improvement and prevent missed service levels
before they occur.
. Effectively use our tools/processes to distribute the workload as efficiently as possible (within goal
service levels). This also includes maintaining an expert level of understanding of the
tools/processes in order to continuously identify opportunities for automation/optimization
o Proactively monitor various applications to ensure efficient distribution of calls or work.
Includes dynamic changes to agent's skills/work-types and control of skill based routing
across multiple call center locations.
o Proactively communicate with leadership, partners and other groups in order to ensure all
stakeholders are aware of any SLA attainment risks.
o Work closely with the Call Center management team to coordinate risk mitigation
strategies to ensure service level metrics are attained (schedule adjustments, workload
balancing, etc.
. Clearly document drivers that impact the programs ability to meet defined goals as well as
strategies implemented to improve or maintain performance.
. Participate in client, program, or project meetings to provide SME feedback and input related to
Real Time processes and impacts.
. Schedule off phone activities such as meetings, trainings, coaching, and agent time off based on
analysis of intraday performance to ensure service levels goals and other business needs are
. Update WFM software and various other applications/tools with agent add, changes and
o Conduct agent new hire orientation and update locker and headset inventory (orientation
includes distribution of FAQ's, forms, headsets, and locks for lockers)
. Assist in maintaining and implementing the disaster recovery plan when circumstances warrant
Near Term Forecasting
. Create accurate near term tactical forecasts for multiple lines of business and various customer
contact channels (Inbound Calls, Email, Social Media, Chat, etc.).
. Work closely with Operations and WFM Scheduling team to ensure agent schedules are
appropriate aligned to meet intraday service level goals.
. Compare actual results to forecasted results, identifying opportunities for improvement.
Agent Invoice Hours/Budget Review Process
. Responsible for gathering and validating monthly agent payroll hours used by finance for client
. Manage the monthly budget review process to ensure accurate tracking of expenses, actual and
forecasted, to provide Operational Leaders line of site to projected budget over/under runs.
Projects and Miscellaneous
. Work on activities and/or projects as requested by WFM Leadership
. Ensure processes and procedures are current to comply with ISO standards
. 2 year college degree or equivalent required.
. Minimum 2 years in Workforce Management with experience in real time service level
management and agent scheduling.
. Advanced user of MS Excel and working experience in other Windows based programs (Word,
PowerPoint, etc.).
. Ability to organize/analyze data in a structured manner using the information to build automated
tools to access the data on a periodic basis.
. 2 years experience with WFM software (Verint /Blue Pumpkin, IEX, eWFM, etc.) preferred.
. Working knowledge of MS Project preferred.
. Customer Focus: must demonstrate competency in dealing with all levels of employees
/management and building strong relationships with teams and all organizational customers.
. Functional/Technical Skills: must possess strong quantitative, analytical and technical aptitude
. Drive for Results: must possess the ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and be
accountable for performance.
. Time Management: must be able to multi-task, be detail oriented and demonstrate strong
organizational skills.
. Interpersonal Savvy: must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with all levels of
organizational customers and team members.
. Written Communication: must possess the ability to effectively, accurately and concisely convey
thoughts and concepts, and provide information to all organization customers.
. Problem Solving: must demonstrate the proactive ability to find and define problems, understand
business impact, identify solutions and provide recommendations for corrective action.
. Decision Quality: must possess the ability to work independently, establish priorities and
demonstrate good judgment skills.
. Learning on the Fly: must be willing and able to take the initiative for learning, increasing
knowledge and improving skills in a self-directed manner to improve performance and position
. Dealing with Ambiguity: ability to adapt and excel as a team player in a fast-paced and changeoriented environment.
. Influential: must be able to engage and influence peers and WFM Team Members that impact
the outcome of WFM projects.
. Accurate: must demonstrate ongoing focus on accuracy, checking and rechecking for errors.
. Must be available to work varied shifts.
. This position requires a high level of professional integrity while maintaining confidentiality of
sensitive data in relation to Percepta, client and employee information.

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