American Express Operations Analyst - Workforce Management, Service Level Planning- Travel & Lifestyle Services in Des Moines, Iowa
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American Express Travel and Lifestyle Services (TLS) is looking for an Operations Analyst to join our Workforce Management – Service Level Planning Team. This team provides strategic resource planning to achieve both service and financial performance targets.
This position is responsible for short term resource management, aligning staffing levels with the Networks’ incoming calls and other associated workload. To be successful in this role, candidates must be able to execute strategic planning efforts while balancing multiple requests for staff adjustments based on current workload trends and demands for non-workload related activities like trainings and projects.
These goals will be achieved by providing ongoing analysis of key performance metrics, aligning with business partners to establish staffing requirements, and providing effective communication to our network partners. Candidates should be comfortable explaining the staffing risks and opportunities to all levels of the organizations.
Previous experience in service level and/or workforce management highly preferred
Operational experience using workforce management software for forecasting and planning (Genesys experience strongly preferred)
Proficient with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
Models a Growth Mindset, embracing challenges and new opportunities
Ability to identify and implement effective process improvements, by generating new insights or modified approaches
Intellectual curiosity and ability to learn new technology, systems, or tools, to identify ways to improve current processes and procedures
Solid attention to detail with fantastic organizational and project skills
Excellent relationship management skills, to work collaboratively across lines of business
Effective and professional communication skills, as this role will work with various levels of the organization, either written or verbally
Ability to accurately track and analyze data, to identity and report staffing trends
This team covers office hours Monday-Friday during first shift hours. However, there may be instances where evening and weekend support are required.
In order to work in or visit any of our offices in the United States, we require colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
If the role you are applying for is designated as hybrid or onsite, you will be required to demonstrate that you have completed your primary COVID-19 vaccination series (i.e., 2 doses for Moderna/Pfizer and 1 dose or J&J) in order to work in or visit any of our offices. This requirement is subject to legally required accommodations.
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Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for this position.
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Primary Location: United States
Other Locations: US-Arizona-Phoenix, US-Florida-Sunrise
Req ID: 22023078
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