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Scheduler, Workforce Management
Workforce Management Specialist
Workforce Management Specialist
Workforce Management (WFM) Specialists are accountable for managing agent staffing to client delivered volumes. They are responsible for meeting client required service levels, while also maintaining appropriate in-chair occupancy (IOCC %) and phone occupancy (POCC %) targets to meet TeleTech financial requirements.
Workforce Management responsibilities and expectations include, but are not limited to:
Understanding the contractual parameters of the client; in-chair occupancy, average call handle time; tracking and trending call volume history; tracking associate absenteeism, and other components of the overall work flow.
Provide, coordinate, analyze, and consolidate all schedule adherence data in order to deliver processes and project work in a timely and accurate manner, following company and client requirements and standards.
Responsible for presenting production reports and data analysis.
Work closely on day-to-day basis with Operations team leads.
Thorough working knowledge of TeleTech's policies and procedures related to WFM duties and client specific requirements and expectations of service level.
Key Performance Objectives:
1. Achieve 100% of accuracy and speed in delivery of requirements.
WFM Specialists are given daily, weekly, and monthly tasks, which must be met on time.
Provide real time monitoring for schedule adherence; track call volume history.
Prepare production reports and data analysis for team leads.
Accountable for schedule modifications based on various work flow components, such as associates breaks, lunches, time off, vacations, outages, etc.
2. Learn key business objectives, timeframes, and requirements associated with each goal and task.
Become a WFM process and system expert.
High level knowledge of WFM practices and policies
Thorough understanding of systems, such as EWFM (Employee Work Force Management), Avaya, and other TeleTech and client specific tools and systems.
Adapt quickly to any changes in the process.
Able to troubleshoot and analyze staffing issues, and work closely with WFM to uncover and report issues that will impact WFM systems and processes.
Understand the requirements for each task, while strictly adhering to TeleTech's policies and client requirements/expectations.
3. Understand and improve the key success metrics associated with workforce management goals.
IOCC% and POCC% management
Achieve client level service objectives
Manage staff to volumes and adjust accordingly
Gather information, analyze data, observe processes, and participate in efforts to constantly look for opportunities to improve current processes affecting schedule adherence.
Report and communicate their ideas to their managers regularly.
4. Deliver consistent high quality customer service.
Respond to all customer (internal/external) requests within the established time frames.
Maintain a positive, respectful, and caring attitude when working with others.
Communicate scheduling and staffing problems clearly, and reassure customers that issues will be resolved quickly and deliver with minimum long term impact.
Proactively share all work force issues with management.
Take personal responsibility for solving and finding solutions.
5. Escalate staffing issues as appropriate.
Clearly identify work force issues including the scope of the problem and relative urgency.
Provide clear documentation of the issue to the appropriate team.
Answer questions and assist in isolating the root cause of problems.
Participate in testing solutions to ensure problems have been resolved.
Minimum of 6 months tenure/experience with TeleTech.
Understanding of TeleTech's business, core values, and goals.
Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with a diverse population.
High customer service orientation.
High level of integrity, honesty, and judgment.
Ability to respect and ensure strict confidentiality of customer data.
Demonstrated multi-tasking capability and proven success in fast-paced environment.
Strong attention to detail and desire to follow procedures.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Working knowledge of computer applications such as MS Office (Excel, Outlook), or ability to learn technology quickly/troubleshoot.
Must have strong mathematical/analytical skills.
Experience with statistics, reporting, data analysis, and problem solving are preferred.
TeleTech requires all employees hired in the United States to successfully pass a background check and drug test as a condition of employment. TeleTech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.