Search Search Survey Surveys Events Events Blog Blog Free Magazines Magazines Links Links FAQ's FAQs
Home  |  Search  |  About  |  Contact  |  FAQs  |  Advertising
Sunday, 20 May 2018 12:30 GMT

Job Details

Job Title:Forecast & Scheduling Analyst
Description:Forecast & Scheduling Analyst - Northampton, Northamptonshire Company Information Our client was founded in 1966 and is the leading credit card provider in the UK with 8.4 mln customers. 1 in 5 credit cards in the UK are issued by our client. Principal Accountabilities Responsibility for: Production of daily contact and AHT profiles Track forecast accuracy Provide Innovative short, medium and long-term forecast by contact type to identify resource requirements Provide Innovative short, medium and long-term capacity planning to identify resource requirements Build a bespoke modelling framework to enable the delivery of this company strategies going forward Schedule delivery potentially for over 400 agents across the Contact Centre The company requires a bespoke forecast delivery of multi-contact forecasting by contact type, each needing its own contact and AHT profile. The delivery of Forecast plans for the Barclaycard Business Contact Centre enabling Intra-Day team to maximise resources to meet contact centre business requirements. The forecasts will then require tracking to ensure accuracy of +/- 5%. The role will also be responsible for capacity planning, modelling ‘what if’ scenarios to assist Resource Planning team on securing sufficient resource for planned activity. The jobholder will be required to deliver appropriate working patterns to mirror the contact profiles within all areas of the contact centre and contribute to the development of the contact centre scheduling/Forecasting strategy and contract design Assumption Management - 35% Production of daily, weekly & monthly contact and AHT profiles The Jobholder will be required to cleanse the actual data within Total View and associated Forecast models and then generate forecasts based on the clean data. This involves removing repeat calls, or other data, which is abnormal due to an unusual event. The Jobholder will then be required to produce % arrival patterns per contact and average AHT, by half-hour, by day. Driving Business Performance - 35% Provide monthly forecasts to enable the delivery of accurate working patterns to meet the contact centre resource demand on a daily & weekly basis. These should then form part of the 12-week resource plan to be delivered to the operation and the Intra-day team Through analysis, use the detailed understanding of scheduling in the core contact centres, to produce quality schedule deliverables, including communication of the impact of the proposed local changes proposed to the central team Ensuring staff plans are signed off and accepted by the business and reporting against defined accountability and key performance measures. Provide short, medium and long-term forecasting to identify resource requirements, the forecasts to include seasonality over the week, month and year. The Jobholder will be required to provide short, medium and long-term capacity planning to identify resource requirements to the contact centre management team to assess the impact of any potential activity in the future. This will be used in the RAF and budgeting process for each financial year. Development of Back Office Forecasting and Metrification – 20% As the offering of our service grows, there is as continued need for the development of a robust forecasting and planning function for back office operations. The jobholder will have experience in this area, demonstrating the ability to understand this type of function and build bespoke models for it. Track forecast accuracy- 10% The Jobholder will be required to track actual against forecast, by volume, arrival pattern and AHT. This information will then be used to adjust data further in order to produce more accurate forecasts going forward. E.g.picking up seasonal trends etc. They will also be expected to report the accuracy of such forecasts on a daily, weekly & monthly basis Candidate Specifications Knowledge of core concepts of contact centre planning including: Forecasting Scheduling design and creation Service level and intra-day management Analysis and reporting of contact centre performance Leading and rewarding performance Performance Management / Performance Development Team Building Relationship management and negotiation Strong communication and interpersonal skills Extensive workforce management experience (Total View)
Salary Range:£20 - £25/annum plus bonus, 27
Job URL:

Online Job Enquiry

Complete this form to sumbit your application direct to the person that placed this advert. applicants must have secured permission to reside and work in the UK from the Home Office prior to sumbitting thier application: this is a legal requirement. is unable to enter into correspondance on UK immigration issues: please visit the Home Office Website for more guidance. Please attach an up-to-date CV (resume) to speed up the selection process.

You must enter the verification word.

Your Name:
Your E-Mail:
Your Telephone:
Message to Recruiter:
Reference E-mail: You must provide the name and email of someone that can provide a reference. will send an automated message to the reference provider to validate the email address. The recruitment consultant might use this email to support your application (i.e. validate your experience etc). Providing an invalid or false email address will result in your job application being terminated.

You may optionally upload your CV in text, RTF, Word, HTML or PDF format here.

To prevent automated programs completing this form please enter the characters you see below.


Tell a friend about this job

Your Name:
Your E-Mail:
Your Friends E-mail:

To prevent automated programs completing this form please enter the characters you see below.


AccJobs is a Stratigen brand.

Stratigen brands include: : : : : : : :

© Copyright and database rights Stratigen 2002-2011.  All rights reserved.  Legal Information