VP Operations
Veolia North America

Tampa, Florida

Posted in Engineering


Job Info


Company Description

Veolia Group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 220,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources and replenish them. In 2021, the Veolia group provided 79 million inhabitants with drinking water and 61 million with sanitation, produced nearly 48 million megawatt hours and recovered 48 million tonnes of waste. Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE) achieved consolidated revenue of 28,508 billion euros in 2021. www.veolia.com

Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE

The Regional Vice President - Central Region (RVP) will provide the strategic leadership and vision for the multi- state region while directing and overseeing the operational activities and driving growth in the region.

PRIMARY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for plant and personnel safety, cost control, efficiencies and internal growth
  • Responsible for financial performance of each 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, 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

Qualifications

Education / Experience / Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • 15+ years' progressively responsible experience in the Energy & Utilities industry with specific experience with district energy or utility power infrastructure
  • 10+ years' experience leading and supervising a senior staff in a district energy production facility, central plant, building or large facility as a Plant Manager or General Manager
  • 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

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Energy & Utilities and organization theories, principles, practices and techniques
  • Thorough knowledge of the basic laws, ordinances and regulations fundamental to Energy & Utilities operation
  • Ability to analyze a variety of complex administrative problems to make sound recommendations for their solutions
  • P&L responsibility in excess of $100M with thorough knowledge of accounting and financial management
  • Demonstrated strategic, conceptual and analytical skills, including solid understanding of relevant commercial energy issues
  • In-depth knowledge of the economics and technologies associated with the provision of district energy services
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of an energy organization, from operational management to senior leadership

Additional Information

A 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 more than 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent.



 



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