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Regional Vice President - Water Operations - NJ/NY

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Paramus
Posted on: June 2, 2024

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAbout Veolia North AmericaA subsidiary of Veolia Group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water, and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education, and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has approximately 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website -www.veolianorthamerica.com.Job DescriptionBENEFITSVeolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement. - Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement. -Position Purpose: -The Regional Vice President manages the administration of all business and technical activities within the assigned geographical area. He/She shall direct the staff in the efficient and effective operation of the company to ensure quality customer and community service, employee and regulatory relationships and appropriate shareholder return. The Regional VP is responsible for growing the customer base and for supporting the acquisition of additional water and wastewater systems.Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for plant and personnel safety, cost control, efficiencies, and internal growth of assigned regional area.
  • Responsible for financial performance of operating unit in the region.
  • Establish core business goals, operating plans, and budgets.
  • Mentor and develop the Management Staff in the region.
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with customers, employees, community officials, business leaders and regulatory agencies.
  • Support project development with regard to engineering, operations and/or environmental activities.
  • Drive the growth initiatives in the region and actively assist with retention of existing customers.QualificationsEducation/Experience/Background:
    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Engineering, or a related field or equivalent experience.
    • 10+ years of progressive supervisory and management experience in a related business or technical field.
    • Proven experience in growing a regional business with demonstrated success in managing customer relations including renewal of contracts and establishing new business.
    • Preferred: Master's degree in engineering or MBA.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
      • Demonstrated strategic, conceptual, and analytical skills, including solid understanding of relevant commercial, social, and political water issues.
      • In-depth knowledge of the economics and technologies associated with the provision of water/wastewater services.
      • Demonstrated leadership ability with an understanding of Human Resources / Relations principles in a union environment.
      • Knowledge of Safety, Environmental and Facilities/ Capital Equipment Management.
      • Developed strategic and business planning and financial management skills including budget, forecasting, and cost control.
      • Successful record with contract negotiations, multi-site interfaces, commercial management of contracts and sustained customer and regulatory satisfaction.
      • Must be effective in building partnerships and relationships with customers and be able to modify communication and presentation style in order to relate to a variety of people and personalities.Required Certification/Licenses/Training:
        • Must have a valid driver's license with a safe driving record if operating company vehicles.Additional InformationWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

Keywords: Veolia North America, Hackensack , Regional Vice President - Water Operations - NJ/NY, Executive , Paramus, New Jersey

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