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Forecasting Manager

  • Location

    Leicester

  • Discipline:

    Customer Contact

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70,000 pa

  • Consultant:

    Natasha Copitch

  • Email:

    ncopitch@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    NC/16640 (Leicester)

  • Published:

    16 days ago

My client is looking for a forecasting manager to lead the Forecasting teams to ensure that the correct level of resources are planned across the Customer & Claims Operations teams.  To lead a team of tenured planners through a transformational change by introducing new forecasting & planning governance processes across the business.

Responsibilities:

  • To lead the Forecasting team across the Customer & Claims Operations areas.
  • To ensure that you deliver customer & colleagues KPI’s.
  • To develop & coach the Forecasting team to enhance forecasting skills.
  • To focus on delivering plans aligned to agreed budgets.
  • To lead and manage the Forecasting governance processes.
  • To analyses & interpret a high volume of customer contact data.
  • To reconcile plans against actual performance to improve forecasting accuracy.
  • To create, manage & evolve multi-channel models to cover a range of back-office and digital functions.
  • To create, manage & evolve tracking metrics to ensure delivery of operational KPI’s.
  • To work closely with Scheduling, Real-Time & Business Planning teams to ensure delivery of al operational SLA’s and other key performance indicators.
  • To be able to operate at a senior level across all operation
  • Responsible for creating & evolving forecasting models that support the operational functions
  • Devise and manage robust recruitment plans to manager resource to agreed levels.
  • To establish and understand all contact drivers to enhance model accuracy

Skills Knowledge & Experience:

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel knowledge
  • Advanced data manipulation and analytical skills.
  • Strong understanding of capacity planning and resource planning models, particularly in a contact Centre environment
  • Strong communication skills: verbal, written report and presentation skills.

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