Director, Workforce Strategy & Management



  • Sales & Marketing
  • Job Code: 6208938OL1117
  • Posted: November 20, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Director, Workforce Strategy & Management in Winnipeg, Manitoba. You will be responsible for leading all related activities within the department and drive the long-term strategy while providing consulting and strategic support. 

The Employer!

If you’re an individual who enjoys working in a busy and collaborative environment, then this might be the work home for you. Our client, is a rapidly growing organization who prides itself on being the gold standard in the industry. They are looking for dynamic professional that has senior leadership experience in a large, fast paced call center environment, specifically within a Workforce Management realm.

Some Challenges You’ll Tackle:

  • Foster and execute a workforce management strategy that is driven by and complements organizational strategy
  • Provide oversight for multiple simultaneous international workforce related projects and ensures the team uses efficient processes with steps to ensure an accurate output
  • Contribute to the overall leadership operational targets, as well as, daily business decisions
  • Provide leadership for the performance of managers and/or senior level professional staff
  • Collaborate with applicable stakeholders to ensure performance and financial goals are achieved
  • Deliver results against a defined scope of work that includes measurable ROI, strategic innovation, performance reporting, and human capital development
  • Create a positive and focused team environment by expecting high performance levels, promoting empowerment and good judgment, and communicating with transparency
  • Lead and optimize critical workforce management functions: real time analysis, workforce scheduling and forecasting
  • Monitor, analyze workforce metrics, data and ensure real-time schedule adherence 
  • Provide advice and consulting on strategic and operational initiatives
You Should Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline (Computer Science, Marketing, Business)
  • 5+ years of senior leadership experience in a Workforce Management leadership role in a multi-site, multi-channel contact center
  • Experience working with external contact center business partners and vendors
  • Well versed in contact center specific Workforce Management concepts and tools
  • Proven ability to build an effective team, while continuing to develop, coach and motivate
  • A natural leadership presence and air of authority; experience motivating and driving performance for people without direct reporting relationships
  • Ability to demonstrate and articulate understanding of key workforce management concepts as related to demand forecasting, headcount capacity planning, scheduling, real time monitoring, skilling, call routing, and performance improvement
  • Expert level knowledge of workforce management software (such as Aspect, InContact, Teleopti, Genesys)
  • Proven experience providing project and change management for multiple, simultaneous department and cross-functional projects
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Jill Kantor, Managing Consultant/Senior Partner, Aplin Sales & Marketing. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-WPG


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