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CX Workforce Manager (Philippines)

Remote position, Philippines only

Overview

Are you ready to help local businesses win? At Podium, we're on a mission to empower local businesses with our lead conversion platform. We're looking for a Workforce Manager to optimize staffing levels and improve efficiency for our Support team. If you have experience in workforce management and are skilled in analytics and problem-solving, this could be the perfect role for you. Join us at Podium and be part of a company recognized for its innovation and success. Plus, enjoy the flexibility of working within U.S. business hours. Apply now and let's help local businesses thrive together!

Job Description

At Podium, our mission is to help local businesses win. Our lead conversion platform, powered by AI and integrations, helps local businesses convert leads faster, communicate easier, and make more sales. Every day, thousands of local businesses utilize our review management, communication, marketing, and payments products.

Our work and focus on helping local businesses thrive has been recognized across the industry, including Forbes’ Next Billion Dollar Startups, Forbes’ Cloud 100, the Inc. 5000, and Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies.

At Podium, we believe in fostering a culture that thrives on hiring and developing exceptional talent. Our operating principles serve as a compass, guiding daily behavior and decision-making, and ensure we hire people who will thrive at Podium. If you resonate with our operating principles and are energized by our mission, Podium will be a great place for you!

The Workforce Manager will be responsible for maintaining and and optimizing workforce management processes for our frontline Support team to ensure optimal staffing levels, schedule adherence and productivity. They will also lead out in planning (via forecasting, PTO planning, and scheduling efforts) and aid the department in implementing efforts to improve overall efficiency.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain accurate workforce forecasts and capacity plans based on historical data, industry trends, and business objectives
  • Monitor real-time service levels and agent performance (with the help of our WFM tool Playvox) to identify and resolve issues in a timely manager
  • Own PTO and in-week schedule changes in Playvox
  • Analyze customer contact metrics to identify trends, patterns, and opportunities for improvement
  • Collaborate with management to develop staffing plans and schedules that align with business needs and customer demand
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of metrics to management and other stakeholders
  • Provide recommendations for process improvements and automation opportunities to increase efficiency and effectiveness

Requirements:

  • 1+ years of experience in workforce management, preferably in a contact center environment
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Project management skills with ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, and work successfully in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders
  • Technically proficient with Google Sheets (or MS Excel), including high level of proficiency with formulas
  • Experience with automating processes and integrating systems is a plus

What you should know:

  • Must be available to work within U.S. business hours of 12am - 8am Philippines Standard Time (subject to adjustment based on team's needs)

Compensation:

  • Contractual pay is $1,700 USD / month

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