Strategic Workforce Planning Manager

Website Medica


The Workforce Management team works with business leaders across the enterprise to drive optimized volume forecasting/staffing model strategy for Operations using data. This position’s responsibility is to focus on transforming the Workforce Management data and technology/tools, such that quality information can be fed into the strategic forecasting processes and models for the Member and Provider call and contact center operations of Medica.

Key Accountabilities:

Data & Analytics

  • Command of databases and technology to create statistical analytics
  • Command of data sets, statistical analytics, and visualization tools like Power BI to support up to executive level understanding and decision making of perspectives
  • Accountable for post‐period performance analysis to drive continuous improvement in forecasting


  • Build a robust, dynamic, data driven ecosystem of forecast models layered with appropriate demandside and supply‐side sensitivity analysis

Strategy and Optimization

  • Perform consistent analysis and executive summaries to deliver suggested customer service resource plans that drive optimal staffing levels

Collaboration & Leadership

  • Develop and maintain relationships with key internal and external contacts ensuring that plans and actions accurately reflect business needs
  • Continued leadership through the resource approval process resulting in timely approved resource plans
  • RTO and WFM strategy and collaboration


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Data Analytics, Business Management or similar
  • 7 years of WFM with experience building models to improve analytical volume/resource plan accuracy
    or equivalent.
  • 3 years of experience with Workforce Management software Avaya CMS (subject matter expertise)


  • Excellent organizational and communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Strong data aptitude; analytical and problem‐solving skills
  • Continuous improvement mindset.
  • Advanced MS Office skills including Excel (Pivot Tables/Pivot Reporting, VBA, Macros, VLOOKUP)
  • Ability to analyze and interpret large quantities of raw data, data visualization skills (Tableau, PowerBI, other)
  • Comprehensive understanding of both health plan operations’ cost drivers, and their interdependencies, and how productivity impacts cost structure and utilize them for strategic action plans

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