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LinkedIn Planning & Resource Optimization Manager in Omaha, Nebraska

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, built to help members of all backgrounds and experiences achieve more in their careers. Our vision is to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. Every day our members use our products to make connections, discover opportunities, build skills and gain insights. We believe amazing things happen when we work together in an environment where everyone feels a true sense of belonging, and that what matters most in a candidate is having the skills needed to succeed. It inspires us to invest in our talent and support career growth. Join us to challenge yourself with work that matters.

Planning & Resource Optimization Manager

At LinkedIn, we trust each other to do our best work where it works best for us and our teams. This role offers both hybrid and remote work options, meaning you can work from home and commute to a LinkedIn office, depending on what’s best for you and when it is important for your team to be together, or this role can be performed remotely in most locations in the country of employment.

This position can be performed in Omaha, Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Sunnyvale, or remotely depending upon which location the applicant chosen for the role is currently residing.

LinkedIn’s Global Operations (GOps) team is looking for a  *Planning & Resource Optimization Manager * who will analyze and enhance the member and customer experience by providing actionable staffing insights.  Key responsibility in this role is to support business strategy in advising optimization of resources to drive the ideal member service experience.  In this role you will work collectively with partners to drive scale into Global Operations. Additional responsibilities include analyzing data and trends to create detailed models and forecasts and recommending solutions to improve overall operational efficiency and ultimately creating an ideal member service experience.


  • Proactively execute analyses, apply planning expertise, and leverage business knowledge to provide recommendations and drive business strategy and decision making.

  • Lead operational and annual planning through the development of a holistic Global Operations model.

  • Size new initiatives and strategies to determine impact to line of business.  Additionally, identify the need for deep dives to scale or drive planning needs and processes.

  • Independently break down business questions into solvable analyses in a hypothesis and data driven way with minimal guidance.

  • Present and articulate analyses & actionable insights to all levels of leadership and stakeholder audiences.

  • Independently create forecasts of member demand, handling time, shrinkage and other workforce related metrics based on trends and understood business drivers.

  • Create and maintain capacity planning models for short-term and long-term forecasts.

  • Proactively troubleshoot shifts in demand, AHT and shrinkage and identify the root cause with minimal guidance.

  • Influence operational decisions during ongoing meetings with business partners.

  • Collaborate closely with other operational organizations throughout LI, such as Biz Ops, Sales Ops and finance to drive planning needs.

  • Collaborate with BI to ensure accurate and well-timed reports and dashboards to all levels of leadership providing actionable insights.

  • Manage escalation process to ensure leadership and relevant stakeholders are well informed of variances to the operating plan.

  • Developing talent through regular coaching and skills development of junior analysts. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience in an analytical role

  • 3+ years of experience supporting strategic initiative planning

  • Bachelor’s degree 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience creating demand forecasts

  • Experience working cross-functionally with teams

  • Experience in business consulting with the ability to support complex business initiatives through strategic planning and analysis

  • Experience writing effective executive summaries, as well as steering large cross functional meetings and presentations

  • Experience supporting an organization's budget planning process and understanding operational planning and forecasting

  • Superior time management and communication skills with the ability to synthesize, simplify and explain complex problems to diverse types of audiences

  • Experience in econometrics

  • Experience in project management and working cross-functionally with teams

  • Experience in developing analysts through regular coaching and skill training

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel (vlookups, pivot tables, complex functions)

  • Experience with writing SQL  

  • Knowledge of social media and consumer Internet practices

LinkedIn is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.

The pay range for this role is $93,000 to $145,000. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, depth of experience, certifications, and specific office location. This may be different in other locations due to differences in the cost of labor.

The total compensation package for this position may also include annual performance bonus, stock, benefits and/or other applicable incentive compensation plans. For more information, visit

Equal Opportunity Statement

LinkedIn is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. LinkedIn considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. LinkedIn is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer as described in our equal opportunity statement here: Please reference the following information for more information: Please reference the following information for more information: and for more information.

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  • Documents in alternate formats or read aloud to you

  • Having interviews in an accessible location

  • Being accompanied by a service dog

  • Having a sign language interpreter present for the interview

A request for an accommodation will be responded to within three business days. However, non-disability related requests, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

LinkedIn will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by LinkedIn, or (c) consistent with LinkedIn's legal duty to furnish information.

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