Mass Markets Director of Workforce Planning and Optimization in Sioux City, Iowa
The Director of Workforce Management will be responsible for identifying solutions in the workforce to improve nimbleness and resiliency of our staff. Working with our Executive Management team to lead lowering of usage time levers, improve client and internal forecasting, as well as clarity of risk and opportunities to better manage our call centers. Reporting directly to the Vice President of the company, this role will be responsible for managing our Workforce Management Specialists. The ideal candidate will posses a high level of time management, accuracy and discipline.
The Director of Workforce Planning and Optimization is responsible for the overall management of our Workforce Development team. This role is both an external and internal facing role responsible for the forecasting and reporting of staffing impacts that lead to missed SLA. The Director will develop policies that impact workforce positively and work with Operational staff to ensure communication of these polices and procedures are adhered to. This position will require analyzation of real-time and historical contact center performance and identify opportunities to improve performance, identify and manage communication of real-time volume drives and outages that impact performance, and forecasting needs.
Managing, continuous improvement and delegating tasks to Workforce Management Specialists
Forecasting call volume demand and other contact demand volumes
Oversee and manage the collection, analysis, and reporting on performance statistics to drive operational efficiencies, proactive responsiveness, and long-term forecasting
Trends real-time call arrival patterns and adjusts staffing needs across all locations accordingly
Head-count & Demand Forecasting and Planning (Future and real time)
Identify call routing anomalies using real-time monitoring applications
Pro-actively identifies and helps resolve call volume interruptions and system outages that impact contact center performance
Escalates contact center interruptions to appropriate Executive Leadership Staff in a quick timely fashion
Ensures that the Contact Center is aware of Legal Requirements and that work processes are adapted to meet those requirements
Trains team members, managers, and trainers on the use of work-force planning tools
Meet all KPI requirements
Other duties as assigned by Executive Staff
Bachelor's or Associates degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Finance, General Business, Accounting or a related field
Minimum of 1-3 years Contact Center experience
Exceptionally organized and detail oriented
Ability to multi-task and meet competing demand
At least 3 years of scheduling experience preferred but not required
Leader and motivator
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
Experience with implementing new software/applications helpful
WANT AN EMPLOYER THAT VALUES YOUR CONTRIBUTION?
We believe that hard work should pay off, so we make sure that our compensation and total rewards are competitive. Standard starting compensation is commensurate with experience. Regular reviews and raises are awarded based on tenure and performance, so our employees make more each year.
Employees earn paid time off as well as paid holidays and paid training opportunities. Regular daily, weekly and monthly incentives are part of the overall compensation our team members enjoy and include monetary incentive and prizes such as computers, tablets, phones, TV’s, trips, tickets, and even cars. In addition to our standard group benefits offering for full-time employees following 90-days of employment, all employees are eligible to opt for our MEC medical plan after only 30-days of employment. Benefits options and plans vary slightly by location.
JUST A FEW OF THE BENEFITS
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage Options
Fun, Engaging Work Environment
Casual Dress Code
Cash and Prize Contests
NEED A SCHEDULE THAT WORKS WITH YOUR LIFE?
We can offer a wide range of scheduling options for qualified candidates. There are multiple shifts and weekly work variations available to our team members. Please ask a Talent Acquisition Specialist about the different types of creative scheduling options that are available at your location. Whether you are a busy parent, student, or just want control of your work-life balance, flexible, customized scheduling is one of the perks of working at our organization .
This job operates in a professional office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be largely sedentary and will be required to sit/stand for long periods while using a computer and telephone headset. The employee will be regularly required to operate a computer and other office equipment, including a phone, copier, and printer. The employee may occasionally be required to move about the office to accomplish tasks; reach in any direction; raise or lower objects, move objects from place to place, hold onto objects, and move or exert force up to forty (40) pounds.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Must be authorized to work in their country of residence (The United States or Canada)
Must be willing to submit up to a LEVEL II background and/or security investigation with a fingerprint. Job offers are contingent on background/security investigation results
Must be willing to submit to drug screening. Job offers are contingent on drug screening results.
ABOUT THE APPLICATION PROCESS
As an employer supporting critical Federal, State, Provincial, and Commercial clients, we have taken steps to ensure that we remain operational while taking every precaution possible to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep our employees safe.
Measures include social distancing for those working on-site, frequent deep cleaning and disinfecting of workstations and common areas, daily contactless temperature checks for those essential employees working on-site, travel policies limiting travel and mandatory quarantine, reporting and quarantine processes and policies for those exposed, and requesting masks to be worn when on-site employees are not at their workstation.
To help protect our candidates and employees, we are REQUESTING that all on-site candidates wear a mask to interviews and training. In locations where state or local government has mandated the use of masks, we will abide by the mandate, and REQUIRE masks be worn when on-location.
For more information on MCI’s response to COVID-19 please visit www.mci.world/covid-19 .
Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) it is the policy of MCI and affiliates to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability unless such accommodation would cause undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment. If reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact Kate Murph, Vice President of Human Resources, email@example.com.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
At MCI and its subsidiaries, we embrace differences and believe diversity is a benefit to our employees, our company, our customers, and our community. All aspects of employment at MCI are based solely on a person's merit and qualifications. MCI maintains a work environment free from discrimination, one where employees are treated with dignity and respect. All employees share in the responsibility for fulfilling MCI's commitment to a diverse and equal opportunity work environment.
MCI does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. MCI will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with local and federal requirements.
MCI will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, promotion, benefits , social and recreational programs, and discipline . In addition, it is the policy of MCI to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances where an employee works.
ABOUT MASS MARKETS
Mass Markets is a global leader in outsourced call center services across the entire customer account lifecycle. With both premise-based and work at home contact center outsourcing services, we offer flexibility, and contingency plans for our customers to provide additional vendor-based agent support for front office, back office, Digital, inbound and outbound contact center support.
ABOUT MCI (PARENT COMPANY)
In 2019 Marlowe Companies Inc. (MCI) was named by Inc. Magazine as Iowa’s Fastest Growing Company in the State of Iowa and was named the 452nd Fastest Growing Privately Company in the USA, making the coveted top 500 for the first time. MCI’s subsidiaries had previously made Inc. Magazine's List of Fastest-Growing Companies 15 times respectively. MCI is headquartered in Iowa City, IA, and has nine customer contact management centers, IT services, and business process outsourcing service delivery facilities in Iowa, Georgia, Florida, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Nova Scotia, and South Dakota.
Driving modernization through digitalization, MCI ensures clients do more for less. MCI is the holding company for a diverse lineup of tech-enabled business services operating companies. MCI organically grows, acquires and operates companies that have a synergistic products and services portfolios, including but not limited to Automated Contact Center Solutions (ACCS), customer contact management, IT Services (IT Schedule 70), and Temporary and Administrative Professional Staffing (TAPS Schedule 736), Business Process Management (BPM), Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Claims Processing, Collections, Customer Experience Provider (CXP), Customer Service, Digital Experience Provider (DXP), Account Receivables Management (ARM), Application Software Development, Managed Services, and Technology Services, to mid-market, Federal & enterprise partners.
MCI now employs 2,500+ talented individuals with 150+ diverse North American client partners across the following MCI brands: GravisApps, Mass Markets, MCI Federal Services (MFS), The Sydney Call Center, OnBrand24, and Valor Intelligent Processing (VIP).
MCI provides products and services under the following NAICS Codes: 511210 Software Publishers, 518210 Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services, 519190 All Other Information Services, 524291 Claims Adjusting, 524292 Third Party Administration of Insurance and Pension Funds, 541511 Custom Computer Programming Services, 541512 Computer Systems Design Services, 541519 Other Computer Related Services, 541519 Information Technology, and Value Added Resellers, 541611 Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services, 541613 Marketing Consulting Services, 541690 Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services, 541990 All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, 561110 Office Administrative Services, 561320 Temporary Help Services, 561330 Professional Employer Organizations, 561421 Telephone Answering Services, 561422 Telemarketing Bureaus and Other Contact Centers, 561431 Private Mail Centers, 561440 Collection Agencies, 561499 All Other Business Support Services, 561990 All Other Support Services, 611430 Professional and Management Development Training.
The purpose of the above job description is to provide potential candidates with a general overview of the role. It's not an all-inclusive list of the duties, responsibilities, skills, and qualifications required for the job. You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.
The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.
Updated Date 5/12/2021
Department Workforce Management & Planning Positions
Min Compensation USD $65,000.00/Yr.
Max Compensation USD $75,000.00/Yr.
Wage Description Salary
Education Associate Degree, Certification or Equivalent Combination of Training and Experience
Min. Years Experience 2
Company/Brand Mass Markets
Location : LocationUS-IA-Sioux City
Career Level Senior Level
Employment Type Full-Time
Reports To Senior Vice President