Vice President of Operations

Company: MV Transportation View more listings
Location: Washington , District of Columbia
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: Not Specified
Job ID: 90275

MV Transportation is seeking a Vice President of Operations who is accountable for leading a multi-division fixed route operation in the Northern Virginia. He/she will guide and lead the daily operation of the service in compliance with the policies of the client agency, company policy and in conformance with company procedures. This position will have responsibility for daily system performance with a focus on P&L, Labor and Client Relations and other Senior Level Operations.

*Position is located in Fairfax, Virginia. Relocation assistance is available for the right candidate.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Responsible for all aspects of customer service, operations, financial results, people, maintenance and safety for multiple locations. • Monitors area closely, including daily, weekly and monthly reporting and reviews. The AVP must communicate expectations clearly to all General Managers. • Coaches and leads general managers of each operating location. • Fills in for General Managers as needed. • Sets expectations for safety, financial performance, employee/labor relations and client relations. • Ensures safety regulations are being observed and all training methods are contractually and legally compliant, up to date and effective. • Conducts location audits and reviews. • Ensures Client expectations and contract requirements are met. • Project management and oversight of start-ups for new contracts. • Develops and manages talent in the area, including hiring, coaching and workforce planning. • Coordinates closely with Regional SVP and Regional Leadership team.

Talent Requirements:

• Must have minimum 10+ years of operations management experience in fixed route bus operations (preferred) or a combination fixed-route and paratransit in a role of General Manager or better. • Experience in working with local governments or municipalities are a key to success in this role. • Bachelor’s degree preferred and Master’s degree a plus. • Must have superior writing skills and excellent computer skills including strength in Microsoft products with strong excel skills a major plus. • Top flight verbal communication skills, including presenting and speaking in front of groups. • Prior leadership as a General Manager or other Senior Leadership role in a multi-site division strongly preferred. • Must have excellent financial experience with creating budgets, P&L and more. • Must have strong leadership and mentorship skills. • Must understand how to work with multiple constituencies - employees, unions, government clients and public ridership. • Must have experience managing in a union environment. • Able to build effective relationships, negotiate and handle labor arbitration and contracts.

Please apply online at and forward your resume to

Pre-employment drug screening and background check is required. MV Transportation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. MV Transportation, Inc. provides equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

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