Transdev General Manager in Leesburg, Virginia

Overview:

The General Manager will provide general guidance to departmental managers, provide strategic planning and direction, manage contract compliance and develop and administrate the transportation budget. This is a commuter system with 85 employees. This position works under general administrative direction with extensive autonomy to decide when and how work is done. This position strong interpersonal skills and strong business acumen. Additionally, Transdev is very involved in the community, which requires the General Manager to have a strong internal and external focus.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides general guidance to department managers

  • Provides strategic planning and direction to the operations

  • Manages contract compliance

  • Develops and manages the operational budget

  • Assists the Corporate office with contract procurement, operational analysis, and price proposals

  • Investigates, makes and administers decisions up to and including terminations

  • Has overall responsibility for scheduling, performance evaluation, and staffing responsibilities for the management staff of the facility

  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

Education, Licensing, and Certifications :

  • High School Diploma or GED

Experience :

  • 5 or more years of relevant transit management experience required

  • 5 or more years management/supervisory experience required

  • Labor relations experience

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Knowledge of relevant federal and state employment laws

  • Thorough knowledge of laws, ordinances and regulations underlying the transit operation

  • Thorough knowledge of the methods of operation of the transit system’s staff and operational departments

  • Ability to deal with state and local government

  • Ability to manage cost control and financial/budget experience handling 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): <5% travel between properties and for meetings and outside training

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.

  • 100% of work 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.

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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

Requisition ID 2016-5608

Job Locations US - VA - Leesburg

Posted Date 11/17/2016

Position Category General Managers/Assistant General Managers/Operations Managers

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 125

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Transdev Inc. (Corporate)