Transdev General Manager-Proposed Business in Vancouver, British Columbia

Overview

Established in 19 countries, Transdev is a multinational leader in sustainable mobility and multimodal transport. Transdev offers several public transport options across North America.

In Canada, the Transdev team has 1,300 employees, operating approximately 650 vehicles and providing over 1,000,000 hours of service in more than 100 municipalities, school boards and regions across Canada. Transdev offers innovative mobility solutions to effectively meet the needs of all its communities.

The General Manager directs theparatransitoperations of a location, and has operations and other departments reporting into this position on a daily basis.

This is for proposed business. All employment offers are contingent upon Transdev winning the proposal for business.

320 Vehicle Property

Responsibilities

  • Provides general guidance to department managers,whichmay include Operations, Customer Service/Call Center, Finance/Payroll, Human Resources, Maintenance

  • Provides strategic planning and direction to the operations, responsible for the budget, safety and risk

  • Manages contract compliance and client relationships

  • Develops and manages the operational budget

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

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

  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications

Experience and Education Required

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Knowledge of relevant provincial 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 provincial and local authorities

  • 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): Less than 20% travel between properties and for meeting 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.

Job Locations CAN-BC-Vancouver

Posted Date 3 months ago

Requisition ID 2017-6827

Position Category General Managers/Assistant General Managers/Operations Managers

Internal Reference 902

Company/Division Transdev Inc. (Corporate)