Forecasting Lead

5 - 8 Years

Job Description

Create long term budget forecast, mid-range, short term and intraday forecasting. Support business decisions through the preparation of timely and accurate variable forecasts in a high volume contact center, with specific focus on improving the customer experience and maximizing operational efficiencies. Validate confidence of established influences/drivers (factors determining forecasts). Leverage advanced statistical methodologies (correlation, regression, etc.). Create a meaningful interpretation of data through use of tools, industry experience and logic to frame situations and allow meaningful dialogue and decision making. Aggregate forecast information into a comprehensive document to be published with senior leadership for headcount, budget, and capacity planning purposes. Provide analysis and recommendations to improve staffing levels and efficiency.
  • Researches and analyzes diversified data to draw valid conclusions. Evaluates and implements new methods and techniques for operational improvement
  • Leads projects that will enable their division to continually improve processes by identifying, sharing, implementing the best practices within and across sites. Act as team leader of various projects and participates on teams implementing new improvement processes
  • Analyzes data using web tools and other Company software and prepares recommendations and reports to drive high-impact process improvement efforts
  • Articulate reasons for forecast variance and recommend changes to enhance forecast accuracy and effectiveness
  • Study department work, vacation and absence records (shrinkage) for on-going historical trend analysis and offer recommendations for forecasting purposes
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Responsible for call volume monitoring and forecast adjusting by day by interval
  • Works with site leaders to ensure adequate staff, contingency plans and workflow monitoring
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external customers in accordance with the company's policies, procedures, guidelines, and common practices
  • Interface with call center leaders to understand the fast changing business needs and make updates where necessary
  • Stay current on internal policies and procedures
  • Effectively communicate with peers and those we support in the business to ensure high quality and timely completion of work requests
  • Update workforce management and other data bases as changes occur
  • Works with the Workforce Manager along with operations for forecast sign of
  • Respond to management requests to produce what if scenarios
  • Forecasting/advanced analytical role within a large volume, enterprise-level call center or captive finance and/or insurance strongly preferred
  • Ability to create and manipulate data modeling and relational database structures for Workforce Management forecasting
  • Ability to work with Business Intelligence databases (i.e. SQL, SAS, Informix, Cognos) and pull data from various sources
  • Strong analysis skills, understanding complex formulas, data transformations, and record keys from multiple sources
  • Requires resolving problems related to unexpected statistical anomalies and changing service level objectives by interpreting established methods and referring to past situations.
  • Responds to customers needs by producing reports and resource plans with factual information and based on specified requirements
  • Contacts with others in the company are required to explain, clarify and discuss the results of monitoring and performance feedback. Requires dealing tactfully in difficult situations and exchanging complex information to ensure an understanding of the issues.
  • Recommendations on resource plans and action plans improve the delivery of the companys services to the customer.
  • Involves a similar level of concentrated, intense levels of mental and sensory attention to monitor the operations and to produce reports and resource plans.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications preferred
  • Ability to create and manipulate spreadsheets with advanced formula application and database software (Advanced Excel and Access) experience required
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Good written communication skills
  • Self-starter and independent. Team oriented and results driven
  • Ability to interface with all levels of management
  • Demonstrated complex problems solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:Medical / Healthcare / Hospitals


Desired Candidate Profile

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PG:Post Graduation Not Required

Company Profile

Advantmed India LLP

Advantmed India LLP

Founded in 2005 and based in Santa Ana, California, Advantmed India LLP, is a Healthcare Information Management Company that helps health plans, managed care organizations, and life insurance companies optimize revenue and improve quality outcomes.
We are currently 1800+ employees globally and 1000+ in India.

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Recruiter Name:Ms. Krithika K Kanoria

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