India / India / / Mumbai


#: 109865-en_US / 109865



POSITION: Planning Coordinator




REPORTS TO: Senior Manager, Global Ingest Center of Excellence




Gracenote is an entertainment data and technology provider powering the world’s top music services, automakers, cable and satellite operators, and consumer electronics companies. At its core, Gracenote helps people find, discover and connect with the entertainment they love. Daily, Gracenote processes 35 billion rows of data and is quickly becoming a world-leader in return path “big data.” Over the past 3 years, the company has grown to more than 2000 employees in 17 countries, including over 600 of the world’s top engineers with a passion for music, video, sports, and entertainment technology. Founded in 1998, Gracenote is one of America’s most iconic and respected media companies.

We are currently looking for a Planning Coordinator to join our Content team in Mumbai..



The Planning Coordinator will ensure that daily shift staffing levels are aligned to deliver customer projects on time. This person will create monthly rosters and daily shift schedules for a team that works in rotating shifts 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This person will also be responsible for creating, maintaining and publishing high quality MIS reports to support performance evaluations, productivity analyses, and other initiatives.



  • Prepare a monthly shift roster for the 24/7 team based on project and BAU requirements.

  • Arrange local daily work schedules, and adjust them based on changing priorities and staff availability.

  • Actively provide coverage solutions on public holidays, after hours, and unexpected peak loads if required.

  • Provide visibility on capacity availability to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Develop processes and tools to measure, assess and report the team’s performance.

  • Work together with Process Coordinator(s) to evaluate staff and to assign them to the most suitable projects.

  • Support the annual associate goal process and end of year reviews.

  • Maintain effective communication within the team and with external stakeholders.

  • Work on and/or lead internal projects as required and assigned.

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Any Graduate.

  • Excellent written and verbal English skills.

  • Excellent MS Excel skills expected.

  • Prior experience in shift planning, work allocation and MIS creation is highly desirable.

  • Quality-focused individual with high level of attention to detail.

  • Able to work in a self-directed and fast-paced environment.

  • Ready to work in a 24/7 operation, including evening, night and weekend shifts if necessary.


Our passion for music, TV and sports is at the heart of everything we do. But what really makes us tick is our people. From Emeryville to Tokyo and Queensbury to Copenhagen, we are building a team that’s going to disrupt the digital universe. This starts by creating a workplace where all things entertainment are celebrated and innovation can come from anyone. If you are interested in being mission critical and on the leading edge of global entertainment technology then please contact us today!

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