Senior Workforce Planning Analyst

Maryland Heights MO 63043 St Louis 1 14100 Magellan Plaza

Job Description

The Sr. Workforce Management (WFM) Analyst works to ensure acceptable service levels, abandonment rates and reporting of call handling related metrics. The position is responsible for intra-day analysis of call flow, contractual answer times and performance goals based on analytical analysis. This position will work closely with the leadership of the call center teams on optimization of Workforce Management Tools.
  • Manages and provides internal Technical Support on the Workforce Management Tools (Avaya CMS, Avaya QM, Avaya/Verint WFM, Verint Desktop Process Analytics, Avaya Performance Management Tools, Workday) to optimize utilization of resources.  Maintain relationships with various vendors (Avaya, Verint, etc.).
  • Monitors the call center activity on a real time basis to ensure service level targets are achieved consistently through optimal utilization of resources.
  • Forecasts monthly, weekly, daily and interval level call activity based on historical trends and key business drivers to determine staffing needs and employee schedules required to achieve performance metrics
  • Supports team leaders with the scheduling of employees, productivity tracking, maintaining work schedules, coordination of off-phone activities, and approval of PTO, overtime and flexible time off.
  • Possesses a level of accountability in the achievement of service performance goals and client specific performance guarantee targets.  Manage business continuity planning/testing.
  • Managed the coordination,  production, accuracy and timeliness of ACD agent, team and overall performance reports for both internal and external distribution. Helps coordinate telecommunication changes.
  • Uses historical call data, interval arrival patterns, average handle times, service level targets, Erlang tables, and other data as necessary to develop forecasts, staffing plans, and schedules that will ensure service level achievement at minimal cost.  Able to develop staffing models needed to respond to Request for Proposals (RFP).

General Job Information


Senior Workforce Planning Analyst



Job Family

Customer Service Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Minimum Qualifications



License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements


  • Experience with Excel spreadsheets, ACD reports, forecasting methodologies and tools.
  • MS Access Database knowledge and experience with Workforce Management programs.
  • 5+ years' workforce planning experience
  • Avaya Workforce Management Tools (Avaya WFM, Avaya QM, Avaya CMS, Verint DPA, Avaya Performance Mgt.

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