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Sr Mgr Enterprise Workforce Planning - 90343751 - (Remote Option)

North Garden, VA 22959 Work Remotely

Your success is a train ride away!

As we move Americas workforce toward the future, Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority, and the success of our railroad is due to our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?

Our values of Do the Right Thing, Excel Together and Put Customers First are at the heart of what matters most to us, and our Core Capabilities, Building Trust, Accountability, Effective Communication, Customer Focus, and Proactive Safety & Security are what every employee needs to know and do to be most impactful at Amtrak. By living the Amtrak values, focusing on our capabilities, and actively embracing and fostering diverse ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives, together we will honor our past and make Amtrak a company of the future.

The Sr. Manager of Workforce Planning has overall responsibility and oversight of workforce planning for all of Amtraks internal corporate functions. This role will lead a team to help oversee the entire strategic and operational workforce planning forecast and budget.

This position will partner and liaison with Amtraks corporate functions to create a systematic, comprehensive, multi-year strategic workforce forecast to align to respective departments objectives. This role will communicate a deep understanding of current-state internal workforce and future-state human resource needs across all Amtraks corporate functions.

In addition to the strategic multi-year forecast, this position will be responsible for operational workforce planning and monitoring each departments progress on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis with variance analysis to identify workforce risks and solutions to fill gaps. Moreover, this position will collaborate with internal and external partners to develop reports, presentations, dashboards and support the Data Analytics, Technology and Procurement teams.


  • Manage overall efforts for forecasting, budgeting, and analyzing multi-year strategic workforce planning for Amtraks corporate functions
  • Develop, define, and track overall workforce metrics and human resource needs to align Amtraks business strategy with people strategy for both short-and-long term
  • Successfully aggregate, organize, interpret, present, and communicate data-driven workforce strategies, trends, and insights across Amtraks corporate functions
  • Lead cross functional, collaborative, and effective communication between multiple departments across the organization
  • Serve as a reliable and trusted advisor to leaders across the organization on workforce planning initiatives and activities
  • Thoughtful analysis to implement and/or improve scalable workforce planning tools, technology, and/or processes
  • Manage, train, coach, and support junior team members


  • Bachelors degree in finance and/or business with 10+ years of applicable experience
  • Extensive experience working with workforce planning, forecasting, and budgeting
  • Previous experience working in finance, management consulting, business strategy or related field
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead teams in a dynamic, multifaceted environment while maintaining professionalism
  • Strategic, analytical, operational, and problem-solving skills to interpret key insights from data and outline solutions/recommendations
  • Excellent interpersonal, listening, and presentation skills, with the capacity to articulate complex messages to diverse stakeholders
  • Expert in financial modeling, forecasting, and budgeting
  • Experience with building, leading, and growing teams
  • Working with Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint (e.g., modeling, forecasting, charts, graphs)
  • Comfort and experience with data visualization tools (e.g., PowerBi)
  • Experience building leadership presentations


  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

The salary/hourly range is $129,080- $167,290.Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. Depending on an employees assigned worksite or location, Amtrak may consider a geo-pay differential to be applied to the employees base salary. Amtrak may offer additional incentive and pay programs to recognize and reward our employees, including a short-term incentive bonus based upon factors such as individual and company performance that is commensurate with the level of the position and/or long-term incentive plan compensation. In addition to your salary, Amtrak offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes health, dental, and vision plans; health savings accounts; wellness programs; flexible spending accounts; 401K retirement plan with employer match; life insurance; short and long term disability insurance; paid time off; back-up care; adoption assistance; surrogacy assistance; reimbursement of education expenses; Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligibility; Railroad Retirement sickness and retirement benefits; and rail pass privileges. Learn more about our benefits offeringshere.

Requisition ID:144685
Posting Location(s):N/A
Job Family/Function:Human Capital
Relocation Offered:No
Travel Requirements:Up to 25%

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

All positions require pre-employment background check verification, a pre-employment drug screen and proof of full vaccination against COVID -19. Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire. Successful applicants for employment with Amtrak must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire as a condition of employment, subject to requests for accommodation. Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety-sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, the individual will not be permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an EOE/Affirmative Action Minority/Female employer, and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race/color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions), national origin/ethnicity, age, disability (intellectual, mental and physical), veteran status, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, citizenship or any other personal characteristics protected by law.

POSTING NOTES: Human Capital|| Corporate Jobs



  • Transportation
Posted: 2022-09-08 Expires: 2022-12-01

Amtrak, the national rail operator, connects America in safer, greener and healthier ways. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day — at speeds up to 150 mph — to more than 500 destinations. Amtrak is the operator of choice for state-supported corridor services in 17 states and for four commuter rail agencies.

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