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Workforce Planning & Analytics Sr Specialist


Roma, IT, 00154 Providence, RI, US, 02903

Requisition ID:  12025

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit


Role overview:

The Workforce Planning Analyst is responsible for partnering with the HR Business Partners and the Financial Business partners to  collect strategic workforce demand, support the creation of  headcount/job/capability plans and execute on those plans. The WFP analyst monitors and provides insights on the global workforce planning and execution process. You will teach and assist in the design processes as well as the recently redesigned standard processes  to support a global workforce plan that drives the business strategy of IGT. You will utilize company tools to  provide workforce data-driven insights aimed at improving  HR partners, Financial Partners, and Business leaders global workforce  business decisions and workforce strategies.


  • Partners closely with Financial Business Partners, Strategic Business Partners/HR Business Partners to make sure we have accurate workforce plans
  • Supports P&T partners in the use of the company’s WFP tools  that track plans vs actuals workforce counts and positions and provide guidance on the use of analytics and basic reporting.
  • Partners closely with FP&A to run our financial forecasts for talent and integrate cost planning into our approach.
  • Work closely with Talent Acquisition in the use of our WFP tools to inform recruiting priorities and capacity planning.
  • Supports P&T partners and Financial Partners in the definition of headcount plans leading to job counts that can be incorporated into our HR transactional system for position planning purposes.
  • Use scenario planning and trend analysis to predict the future state of positions (filled and open). Use these analyses to create plans that mitigate potential risks and pinpoint areas for investment.
  • Partner with Global People Services and HRBPs to ensure data integrity within the HR transactional system of record and WFP tools.
  • Collaborates with other CoEs (Talent Management, Total Rewards and D&I) to extract workforce insights from current industry or sector trends.
  • Develops story telling-driven presentations to communicate workforce analytic insight and company results of workforce planning strategies
  • Teaches and champions our new Global Workforce planning process to HR, Finance and Business leaders
  • Helps create WFP process champions across the globe
  • Works with HR applications team to ensure the technology supports the global process as documented in our functional requirements

Skills & Experience:

  • HR business partner experience preferred
  • Consulting experience preferred
  • Experienced with data analysis in excel
  • Familiar with Success Factors, and OrgVue data visualization tool ideal 
  • 5+ years’ experience in similar workforce planning role
  • Organized, independent, and proactive – with a balanced temperament to be able to switch rapidly between different projects and competing priorities
  • Highly analytical thinker, proactive problem solver, expected to present problems and solutions simultaneously
  • Ability to quickly build effective working relationships and influence cross-functional teams at all levels of the organization
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to identify and articulate results of analysis in easy-to-understand business terms
  • Comfortable with using story-telling to present analytical insights
  • Comfortable with designing KPIs, using dashboards to monitor them and teaching others how to use KPIs out of the dashboards to inform their decision making and workforce implementation plans
  • Strong data manipulation reporting and visualization tool skills to be able to facilitate analytics and scenario modelling
  • Ability to design and create process flows.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, or HR 

Keys to Success:

  • Building collaborative relationships
  • Decision making
  • Deliver results
  • Foster innovation
  • Personal energy
  • Self-leadership



IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, and to creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship, covered veteran status, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable local, state, federal laws or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.

IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming.  For more information, please visit