Real Time Analyst

  • Sheffield
  • £21,000 + free broadband, phone & TV package, bonus
  • 37.5 hrs/week
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About Plusnet

Plusnet is a Yorkshire based ISP with a unique brand identity. It’s a fast paced environment yet our offices have a distinctly friendly and informal feel to them - we know that you can do great business without the suits. We believe in making a difference, team work and putting the customer first in everything that we do. It’s an approach that’s allowed us to keep delivering award winning products and services for over 21 years!

Whatever your career ambitions, Plusnet is committed to giving you the skills and support that you need in order to achieve your goals; whether it’s training and development or just a breather over a game of table tennis or pool!

Of course there’s lots of other reasons to work at Plusnet; we’ll support you through a wide range of “Plusnetter” perks including free staff broadband & phone packages, pension, bonus & shares scheme and numerous discounts on items such as cinema tickets, mobile tariffs, city parking, gym memberships and much more!

So, if you’re looking to think creatively, challenge yourself and make the decisions that matter - we’d love to hear from you!

About the job

As a Real Time Analyst, you will be part of the Forecasting, Planning and Training team, reporting to Real Time Manager. You will be part of a team which is spread across two sites. The Real Time team are an integral part of the success of our business, with our great customer service being at the heart of everything we do.

This role is a great opportunity to work across the whole of our business and be involved in the everyday running of a busy growing operation.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the real time management of intraday workflows, booking off-phone activities on the day and assisting with the delivery of key targets including Call Answer Rates and agent adherence. They will be expected to work closely with the Business Managers, Team Leaders and their teams as well as with the rest of the Forecasting, Planning and Training team.

As a Real Time Analyst you will...

  • Be point of contact for Team leaders for all real time queries
  • Utilise Work force management to analyse and reforecast real time call volumes, off phone workloads and CARs against agent availability
  • Use an agent manager tool to monitor advisor performance and highlight efficiency challenges to Team Leaders
  • Ensure that on the day activities are added into WFM for accurate shrinkage reporting
  • Be accountable for balancing resource between all workflows to ensure maximum advisor utilisation and availability across all skills and sites
  • Produce Intraday reporting throughout the day providing data on the actual versus forecasted workload, service levels, call arrival patterns, real-time schedule adherence and shrinkage
  • Track and report call arrival anomalies via the Workforce management system. (I.e. call spikes, outages, etc.)
  • Communicate out to the operation when call drivers and insight is required from the call centre to be able to provide feedback on performance challenges and incidents
  • Re-plan offline time when contact centre incidents occur and volumes differ from requirement in line with demand

To be able to succeed in this role, you must have the following skills & experience…

  • Prior Real Time or Forecasting / Scheduling experience
  • Knowledge of the WFM system, Shortel system, Liveperson system and Workplace
  • Have the ability to manage and prioritise multiple streams of high priority work
  • Good communication skills
  • Focuses upon customer in all that is delivered
  • Interpersonal skills working within a team environment
  • Strong analytical skills, creative thinking

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