CenturyLink Forecaster - Sioux Falls, SD in SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com/ is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.
The Forecasting Team is responsible for managing the work streams and the resources that affect how appointments are being offered. The forecast system creates and maintains forecast models for the Network workforce, incorporating business intelligence and forecast information gathered from multiple sources.
The Forecast Team is the integration point into the Field Network, supporting FIELD MANAGEMENT in all Regions. Implementation of the Forecast System, Detail forecast modeling is the responsibility of this position.
This position leads the dialogue for their respective markets and products team.
Create statistical forecast in the Forecasting Tool
Apply error analysis techniques to improve forecasting
Recommend adjustments for operational forecasting
Achieve consensus for operational demand forecasts by facilitating a collaborative planning process with Field Management
Prepare relevant material to facilitate research and discussion
Provide input to volume planning
Maintain demand planning system and Forecast Tool
Prepare and maintain relevant reports pertaining to demand planning process
Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential to effectively interact with all areas and levels of business affecting the forecast process. Good facilitation skills are required
Typically 2-3 years of experience using Excel to acquire data
Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree + 2-4 years of professional experience
Alternate Location: US-South Dakota-Sioux Falls
Requisition # : 214821
This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/
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