Operations Analyst

Northbrook, Illinois
Not Specified
Sep 25, 2016
Nov 24, 2016
Job Type
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Career Level
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Job Description

Allstate Roadside Services Assistance Center provides emergency roadside assistance for retail members, customers, and OEM partners. The Member Services Team is responsible for delivering prompt and quality customer service centered around towing, jumpstarts, and tire changes 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

The Operations Analyst, Sr. is responsible for researching, quantifying, and providing root cause and predictive analysis by establishing and aligning key performance indicators as well as developing new reporting mechanisms and models.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage workflow to ensure timely, quality deliverables
  • Ensure efficient utilization of resources to meet established goals
  • Lead in the compilation of data and analysis content for presentations
  • Maintain a deep understanding of workforce planning processes, staffing modeling algorithms, and associated technology
  • Develop and maintain ad-hoc staffing and operational performance models using various software tools and algorithms
  • Evaluate current processes and procedures and make appropriate recommendations for process improvement and/or cost savings
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of problem solving/decision making
  • Acts as a liaison between the IT development group and business units for the development and implementation of new systems and enhancement of existing systems
  • Evaluates new applications and identifies systems requirements
  • Evaluates new IT developments and evolving business requirements, and recommends appropriate systems alternatives and/or enhancements to current systems
  • Assist in the documentation of process flows and procedures
  • Maintain communications with other business teams to facilitate resolution and share information
  • Advanced working skills of organization/prioritization
  • Maintain an understanding of both customer and provider experience to enrich effectiveness of staffing models and analysis
  • Support the documentation of all workflow processes, modeling, and reporting
  • Develop presentations to effectively communicate updates on capacity management processes, technology, and effectiveness
  • Receives a minimal level of guidance and direction

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related field preferred with 5+ years of experience
  • Ability to interact effectively, with internal or external customers and act with empathy
  • Applies advanced knowledge of workforce management processes, procedures, systems, and adherence to applicable legal compliance standards
  • Applies advanced industry knowledge to discipline practices, including best practices, to support the business unit
  • Applies advanced knowledge of computer applications such as Excel, Business Objects, Access, PowerPoint, Tableau,etc.
  • Applies advanced knowledge of analytical procedures to reconcile, manipulate, and recognize patterns of data
  • Applies advanced knowledge of problem solving and preparation of complex reports for analysis
  • Applies advanced problem solving skills
  • Requires knowledge and experience in own discipline; still acquiring higher-level knowledge and skills.
  • Continuously improve business outcomes
  • Ability to quantify and adapt systems to leverage data for operational metrics related to both efficiency and effectiveness of performance
  • Works within complex assignments requiring knowledge in breadth and/or depth in area of expertise

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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