Transdev

  • Regional Vice President

    Job Locations US-IL
    Posted Date 6 days ago(1/11/2019 3:28 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-9598
    Position Category
    Management & Above
    Internal Code
    #TNA
    Internal Reference
    983
    Internal Code 3
    Ind1
    Company/Division
    Transdev Inc. (Corporate)
  • Overview

    Transdev, formerlyVeolia Transportation,is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming. Responsible for the top-level operations management of assigned region consistent with the financial criteria, objectives, policies and standards.

     

    Responsible for the top-level operations management of assigned region consistent with the financial criteria, objectives, KPIs, policies and standards.  Client relations, safety and customer service are key areas of focus, along with business growth.

    Responsibilities

    • Develops annual operating and business plans and the accompanying financial budget in keeping with the strategic plan
    • Key focus on maintaining safe operations
    • Ensuring high quality customer service as it relates to passengers
    • Focus on key performance indicators to improve operational results
    • Diagnosing / assessing situations and applying appropriate remedies (coaching, performance improvement techniques, mentoring, teaching, and tools) to resolve issues is necessary
    • Implements and monitors policies, standards, operating procedures, and long-range objectives
    • Manages budget, long-term plans and associated reporting for the region along with GMs, region safety, HR, maintenance and controller
    • Provides guidance and leadership to the functional and operations management within the region
    • Maintains strong relationships with existing clients
    • Assists in the development process for new business; shares joint responsibility for growth with the Business Development team
    • Ensures the success of all start-up operations within the region
    • Other duties as required

    Qualifications

    Education, Licensing, and Certifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Logistics, Transportation or related field required or extensive experience in directly-related field required.

    Experience:

    • 8 or more years of relevant transit management experience required
    • 5 or more years management/supervisory experience required
    • Labor relations experience
    • Business development experience required
    • Knowledge of lean principles preferred

    Skills and Knowledge Required: 

    • Balancing multiple priorities while functioning in a mobile environment
    • Basic managerial knowledge of relevant federal and state employment laws
    • Thorough knowledge of laws, ordinances and regulations underlying the transit operation
    • Ability to deal with state and local governmental officials
    • Ability to manage cost control and financial/budget experience across multiple locations
    • Working knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint programs
    • Strong written and oral communication skills; excellent presentation skills; ability to influence people at all levels of the organization
    • Ability to organize and perform work efficiently; strong attention to details
    • Ability to work effectively with labor; including labor grievances and negotiations
    • Travel requirement (as a percent): 75% within the region and to domestic HQ; rare but possible international travel 

     

    Pre-Employment Requirements:

    • Must submit to drug testing and a criminal background check

    Physical Requirements:

    • Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.
    • Majority of work (95%) is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities
    • Work is accomplished in an office or in a cubicle space equipped with a telephone and computer.
    • The employee is generally subjected to long periods spent sitting, typing, or looking at a computer screen. 

     

    For more information please visit our website at www.transdevna.com/careers
     
    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

     

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

     

    Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants.  Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
    EEO is the Law Poster: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm

     

    Drug free workplace

     

    If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check

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