• Vice President, Business Development

    Transdev Chicago Area, IL

    Job #1911339926

  • Overview

    Transdev is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America. We are looking for a dynamic, motivated individual to join our US Business Development team! As Business Development Vice President, you will develop contract business opportunities, form new business partnerships and be responsible for growing our transportation business across multiple business lines. This is a unique opportunity to join the most innovative mobility organization, offering our customers multi-modal services that include bus, BRT, shuttle, paratransit, autonomous, microtransit, and mobility options, as well as rail services. We are part of a global company, operating in 18 countries on six continents. We empower freedom to move every day with confidence, thanks to safe, reliable and innovative solutions that serve the common good.

    We are looking for an individual with stronginterpersonal and communication skills, excellent organizational skill and attention to detail, as well as an ability to manage multiple projects. Building lasting client partnerships and performing extensive analysis that results in successful business strategies are important aspects of the position.


    • Develops and implements plans to improve and expand the organization's strategic market position and to achieve growth and financial profitability.

    • Manages and coordinates the Request for Proposal process including but not limited to positioning, proposal management, presentation preparation, and pricing/cost structure.

    • Contributes to the development and refinement of the company's vision and strategy; assists in ensuring that the organization maximizes its profitability goals while delivering high quality safe and customer focused service.

    • Maintains a strong understanding of the competitive market, including private transportation providers; completes competitor market analyses.

    • Participates in trade association meetings at the national and state level.

    • Interacts with the political leadership and stakeholders of communities.

    • Responsible for maintaining long term client relationships, both prior to procurement and after.

    • Other duties as required.


    Education, Licensing, and Certifications :

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Management, Business, Transportation or related field required.

    Experience :

    • 5 or more years of experience in sales and/or business development in a public transit environment.

    Skills and Knowledge Required:

    • Ability to manage projects across the business.

    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook

    • Excellent writing and oral communications skills.

    • Ability to interface with all customer management levels.

    • Enjoys working in a collaborative environment.

    • Willing to travel extensively working from a home or field office.

    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, 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. ~~~

    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.

    EEO is the Law Poster: ~~~

    Drug free workplace

    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 | USA-GA-Atlanta | USA-IL-Chicago Area | USA-AZ-Phoenix

    Posted Date 1 month ago (11/29/2021 11:40 AM)

    Requisition ID 2021-20478

    Position Category Business Development/Sales

    Internal Reference 921

    Company/Division Transdev Inc. (Corporate)

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