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Anthem, Inc. WFM Analyst Sr in St. Louis, Missouri


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it is a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we are creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Title: Workforce Management (WFM) Analyst Sr.

Full-time, 40 hours a week, 1st shift.

Please note: There could be the occasional need to work the weekend based on demands of the business. Must be flexible for this need

Location: Work at home but must live within 40 miles of an Anthem Office

The WFM Analyst Sr accurately predicts call volumes, average speed of answer (ASA), service levels, abandonment rates, and average handle times by call type to identify and monitor trends. Identifies and locks in capacity required to meet service level targets efficiently via hiring, outsourcing, and attrition. Develops staffing models which are utilized by Finance during the budgeting process. Maintains numerous staffing models which may include multiple business units.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs continuous analysis and projects if resulting metrics will increase or decrease call volume in the long-term (typically 12-18 months).

  • Captures call baseline data, recording and removing volume-driven events, determines historical patterns, incorporates incremental drivers, and incorporates shrinkage patterns through analysis of past data.

  • Predicts future impact on call drivers.

  • Analyzes and interprets staffing model results by isolating and analyzing trends and assessing business impacts.

  • Develops a long-term service level plan with specific actions based on gaps identified by the model.

  • Meets with management to review staffing models and to make improvements on future forecasts.

  • Designs, builds and maintains databases and/or spreadsheets tracking key service statistics.

  • Determines long-term needs and loads the forecast into the WFM system.

  • Serves as expert on WFM software and may be point of contact for systems related issues


  • Requires a BA/BS degree in Business, Statistics or related field;

  • 2 years- call center operations experience;

  • 1 year- forecasting experience in a centralized call center environment;

  • Or, any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Advanced MS Excel experience

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 Diversity Inc. magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at Careers.antheminc.com