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Senior Director of Expansion and Innovation

Company: Transdev
Location: Lombard
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Director of Expansion and Innovation Lombard , Illinois Apply Now The Senior Director ofStrategy and Innovation role, reporting to the Transdev Alternative Services (TAS) top business unit leader (COO), is responsible to lead, plan, oversee and coordinate the expansion of TAS toward the achievement of established objectives. Responsible for the expansion strategy and deployment, in collaboration with the COO and Senior Director of Operations, and the Data and Product team strategy and deployment for Transdev Alternative Services (TAS) division. The successful candidate works effectively in a collaborative team environment, possesses attention to detail, a focus on quality, high energy, and flexibility in a fast-paced and dynamic business.ResponsibilitiesKey Responsibilities:Work in a team environment, possess strong attention to detail, a focus on quality, high energy, and flexibility in a fast-paced division of growthResponsible for the new market expansion playbook, ensuring streamlined, standardized and efficient roll out of new markets.Manages the senior leadership team who help support growth of the division: Forecasting, Training, Infrastructure.Manages TAS Data & Product teamEnsure the Product roadmap aligns with business priorities and strategyResponsible for quality of the delivery and adequation with user needs, as well as proper allocation of resources to ensure maximum ROI.Participate in monthly, quarterly and annual planning, working closely with TAS senior leadership team and client stakeholders to understand business goals and prioritiesPrepare presentations and follow up action plans to help drive forward strategic initiatives; and report results to stakeholders internally and externally on key milestonesParticipate and help prepare for weekly, monthly, and quarterly business review meetings, whereby managing reviews in alignment with priorities and KPIs of clientTogether with COO, share responsibility for special projects and client negotiations for service expansion, and tasks associated with managing overall TAS budgetWork with senior leadership team to enforce and adhere to all policies, standards and processes - including Transdev internal policies, client standards, and local/state/federal laws and regulationsServe as a liaison across all Transdev support services/corporate staff; as well as with TAS and client contactsAbility to exercise autonomy in anticipating a diverse range of complex issues and troubleshooting as they arise - could include financial modeling, personnel issues, regulatory issues, staffing/forecasting, safety, technology, data analyasis, etc.Must manage with a high degree of confidentiality and use discretion when disseminating information on client projects/forecasting/future plansProvide innovative and strategic thinking that ultimately leads to increased service levels and profitable division within TransdevSupport the design and execution of change management programsIdentify opportunities to improve efficiency and drive continuous improvement, always with safety as top priorityMonitor the competitive landscape and attend industry events to stay abreast of new initiatives and ways to stay aheadDevelop leaders within the company and set them on a path for advancement and higher impactResponsible for engaging in and promoting safe work behaviors in a manner consistent with all safety guidelines.Organize, direct, and control operational activities to achieve specified cost and revenue objectives and ensure that all work is performed in accordance with contract specifications.Identify or propose development and contract expansion opportunities including positioning, strategy development, pricing/costing, and negotiations.Evaluate performance of the managed senior leadership team members for compliance with established policies and objectives of the company and in attaining objectives.Perform other related duties as required and assignedQualificationsEducation, Skills, Knowledge & Experience Required :Experience: 5 years of relevant senior operations management experience, consulting, transportation management, or technology experience preferred with the ability to create and manage large and complex projectsSpecific subject matter expertise regarding transformation, governance and program management disciplines and a sound business understanding of the transportation industry preferredTrack record of managing internal relationships and demonstrated experience in leading sustained change and change management effortsDemonstrated ability to think strategically, analytically, and creatively problem solveWell-developed listening skills and a strong ability to engage at a variety of levelsArticulate and effective communicator, both orally and in writingStrong interpersonal skills, with evidence of working in collaboration across large organizationsAdvanced skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint a must; experience withGSuite products preferredBachelors Degree requiredSenior-level leadership of P&L/Ops Mgrs/GMs preferred.This position will require 40% travel within the US.About Transdev:Based near Chicago, Transdev is the largest private-sector operator of multiple modes of transit in North America, including bus, rail, streetcar, paratransit, autonomous, and shuttle services. Transdev is committed to being the trusted partner of cities and transit authorities through quality execution and innovations in mobility. Its parent company, Transdev Group, is a leading global operator and integrator of mobility operating in 17 countries and provides passengers every day the freedom to connect to what they care about in their cities. www.transdevna.com 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.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.Job Locations USA-IL-LombardPosted Date 4 days ago (1/16/2023 2:29 PM)

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