Vice President Operations
Veolia North America

Atlanta, Georgia

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.

Job Description

This position requires the exercise of a considerable knowledge of operations, budgeting and financial statements, policies and laws as well as participating in the formulation of top-level policies and decisions. It Requires interaction with external agencies, clients, municipal leaders, and other groups to ensure the health and growth of the Region. The successful candidate must be able to manage and participate in the preparation and administration of strategic plans, systems plans, capital plans, and operating plans as well as revise plans as they relate to their assigned projects. The position will provide professional handling and resolution of client services concerns, contract interpretation and modification and/or renewal activities

Project delivery must be accomplished profitability, fully compliant with Veolia's contractual responsibilities, safety and environmental compliance goals using the full resources of the company to achieve superior customer service, client/customer loyalty and building long-term relationships. He/She will coordinate and leverage the efforts of Veolia's support functions - Technical Services, Finance & Due Diligence, Legal, Human Resources, and Operations Management.

Territory is Mid-Atlantic with responsibility for multiple locations in PA, NJ, and some in NY and MD.

The ideal candidate will reside in PA, NJ, DE or southern NY, or NY city.

Travel within territory about 3 days a week and work from home or office flexibility.


Education / Experience / Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related science or business related field preferred
  • Minimum 7-10 years experience of progressive supervisory and management experience in operations or engineering , preferably in the water / wastewater industry or in a related business or technical field.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Excellent skills in leadership, team building, internal & external communications, change management, and training and mentoring of project managers and supervisors.
  • Developed strategic and business planning and financial management skills
  • Demonstrated skills in problem solving and solutions
  • Must demonstrate a high degree of initiative, judgment and resourcefulness with the ability to find creative solutions and options to multi-faceted and/or time sensitive problems, to deal with numerous and changing priorities and to proactively address issues relating to personnel, capital, margin enhancement, facilities, processes and profitability of assigned area.
  • Demonstrates commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills.

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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