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Analyst - Performance Team in New York, NY at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 11/21/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/21/2018

Job Description

Veolia is the world's leading environmental services company with ~165,000 employees globally and a 160-year history. We help our customers address their environmental and sustainability challenges in energy, water and waste. That means improving our clients’ energy efficiency, better managing their water and wastewater, and recovering resources from their wastes. We do this in a safe, cost-effective and innovative manner for cities, governments, campuses, businesses, and industries.

An exciting opportunity is available immediately on our Technical & Performance Team in North America. Our team is focused on driving efficiency and growth initiatives across all our corporate functions and services. We work hand-in-hand with our operations teams to identify and implement opportunities for performance improvements. The key to our success is the combination of strong analytics, a comprehensive approach to performance transformation and regular application of change management principles.

Job Summary: 
As a member of our team, you will be working on a wide range of operational and technical issues across municipal and industrial water utility operations, hazardous waste management, district energy and building energy services, business support functions and more. Analysts receive mentoring from all levels of the organization and have many opportunities to learn broader business and consulting skills such as large-scale program management, change management, and performance transformation. 

You will be working from the Performance team’s main location in New York City.

Responsibilities: 
The following are specific responsibilities for the role: 
  • Conduct efficient and effective analyses to solve complex problems through the use of innovative frameworks.
  • Identify major areas of opportunities using tools/techniques such as benchmarks, ride-alongs, interviews and site visits.
  • Analyze datasets to identify and quantify and model performance improvements.
  • Establish performance measures (both financial and operational), monitor and analyze performance metrics to identify and implement performance-based improvements. 
  • Structure and develop sections or chapters of client documents with a clear storyline adapted to the audience (e.g. C-level or frontline staff).
  • Synthesize information across a variety of sources to drive meaningful insights and make actionable recommendations. 
  • Deliver prepared oral presentations.
  • Apply appropriate communication strategies to match client context and audience, determining what to put on paper and what messages to verbalize.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree is required; engineering or business is preferred.
  • Outstanding record of academic achievement.
  • Proven record of leadership in work-setting and/or through extra-curricular activities.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills are required. Must be comfortable manipulating complex data, evaluating complex issues such as large operational and financial datasets and pragmatic structuring and solving of ambiguous problems.
  • Ability to understand operational processes and drive continuous improvement. 
  • Able to communicate complex ideas clearly both in written and verbal formats. 
  • Strong PC skills are essential with high proficiency in MS Office Suite/Google Suite. Familiarity with project management and data visualization tools such as Smartsheet and Tableau a plus. 
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-pace, ambiguous, and constantly evolving environment.
  • Must possess strong time management skills and have a demonstrated ability to work in both team and independent settings.
  • Mobility and ability to travel in excess of 50% required.


Personal Characteristics:
  • An analytical person who is open-minded and able to take a non-conventional approach to problem solving where precedent may not exist. 
  • Intellectual curiosity and drive to succeed.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to develop rapport and credibility with people at all organizational levels, and form strong relationships, internally with colleagues, and externally with stakeholders.
  • Able to work in an environment where teamwork and collaboration are critical components of success.