Via has partnered with transit agencies around the world to offer paratransit services. As a General Manager, you’ll ensure operational excellence and mastermind polished processes with an eye for quality and efficiency. You’ll also manage daily operations while driving continuous improvement and growth of the service.
The General Manager role requires a combination of intelligence, empathy, creativity, and leadership that few possess. This is an opportunity for a truly outstanding individual to lead our innovative, technology powered paratransit service. You’ll need to be an exceptional motivator, an extremely organized planner, and an innate problem solver.
Responsibilities and Duties
Manage the on-site daily operations of Via’s Paratransit service on behalf of Hampton Roads Transit
Prioritize operational issues as a real-time point of contact for drivers and dispatchers and provide creative solutions
Be the face of the operation; develop relationships with driver partners, customers, community leaders, and local organizations
Liaise closely with Via senior management and Via’s external partners
Prepare reports and analyze data to improve operational processes, ensure resources are properly allocated, and maximize efficiency and customer satisfaction.
Ensure compliance with all relevant federal, state, local and company policies, procedures and regulations on service operations
Provide extensive training to new drivers in compliance with partner and regulatory requirements
Oversee safety inspections: that they are properly scheduled, carried out, monitored, acted upon and documented
Experienced operations manager, with at least 8 -10 years of experience
An independent self-starter, you thrive in fast-paced environments and feel comfortable with a very high level of responsibility
A savvy and tactful communicator: you intuitively find the right tone in every situation
A desire to foster a culture deeply committed to providing a world class customer service experience
A detail-oriented executor: you’re obsessively action-oriented
An experienced and exceptional leader: people love working with you and for you and you have extensive experience leading support teams
Flexible and adaptable, you love the challenge of adapting to change rapidly and making things work on the fly