Senior Staffing Analyst
T. Rowe Price - Owings Mills, MD
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Senior Staffing Analyst serves as a subject matter expert for forecasting and planning staffing needs for the business units within Operations. The Senior Staffing Analyst is responsible for advanced volume forecasting, complex staff modeling and working closely with senior management to develop annual staff plans. This position serves as an expert with departmental accountability for more complex forecasting/staff plans and handles assignments with a high degree of complexity. This position may supervise a small team of analysts and specialists.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Forecasting & Staff Planning: Serves as subject matter expert and departmental lead for complex forecasting and planning staff needs. Using historical data, along with recent trends and known factors, forecasts weekly & daily volumes for most business units within Operations. The Senior Analyst leverages workforce management tools and develops custom models to construct volume and staff forecasts for business partners. Provides recommendations for dates, times and attendance for training and other off-line activities through the use of specialized staffing software optimally meeting both client and department needs. Uses advanced knowledge of staff modeling & applies those skills to create more complex analysis for the business unit utilization. Coaches and mentors junior members of the team in areas of expertise. Develops and maintains complex models to forecast volumes and staff. Models are utilized to support business decision making related to staffing (hiring, resources utilization, etc.).

Analysis: Manages special projects and analysis for CCM that require in-depth knowledge of forecasting, staffing and the operations of the business units supported. Works with business unit managers, to complete special projects. Efforts typically relate to the incumbent’s area of expertise and require coordination of a project team comprised of staff within and outside of the department. Special projects typically include: alternative staff models, shift & overtime costs and hours of operation. Provide proactive analysis of staff utilization to increase efficiencies within the business units. Assess areas of improvement and leverages analysis to consult and influence business partner decision making.

Managing and Leading Others: Responsible for leading and managing a team, including performance management, coaching and development, recruitment and resource planning. Takes an active role in both team and individual development. Holds regular one on one meetings with associates for the purpose of coaching or providing performance feedback. Manages team morale through appropriate reward and recognition programs. Monitors the team’s environment and ensuring a respectful, professional and productive workplace. Uses metrics to help in assessing and driving performance.

Workforce Management and Reporting: Manages and reacts to real time volume patterns. Monitors volumes, market activities, and non-exempt employee adherence to schedules in order to align staff where needed. Oversees and executes the completion of monthly volume and staff data which are utilized for reporting business unit results. Formulates the collection of volume and staff information for multiple sources and delegates tasks to staff members as appropriate, anticipates needs and usage of the data for reporting analysis purposes. Works through team to manage the firm’s tools for forecasting, staffing, and reporting to maximize benefits of the system. Oversees updates and maintenance of systems to ensure accurate tracking and reporting. Oversees that analysts are ensuring users are properly trained to use the system and that the system is operational, to work with GBS&T and the vendor to troubleshoot issues. Provides oversight to the team on managing upgrades to the system as necessary.

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T. Rowe Price Group administers an eponymous family of about 100 mutual funds in a variety of investment styles. Traditionally oriented...