Sr Director Construction Management in Boston, MA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 3/18/2023

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Job Description

Company Description

Veolia Group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 220,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources and replenish them. In 2021, the Veolia group provided 79 million inhabitants with drinking water and 61 million with sanitation, produced nearly 48 million megawatt hours and recovered 48 million tonnes of waste. Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE) achieved consolidated revenue of 28,508 billion euros in 2021.

Job Description


  • Reporting to the EVP-Zone CTO
  • Supporting the operations optimization of numerous key projects, and supporting the follow up and the monitoring of the major project in execution.
  • Support and potentially drive complex, challenging EPC structures, and deep understanding of EPC, PPA, O&M
  • Develop and implement a global process to streamline and support the preparation of large-scale projects development 
  • Assist the Business Developer (BD) in developing the best economic and execution solution adapted to the needs of the end customer.
  • Coordinate all project strategy and risk assessment and be responsible for risk mitigation proposals
  • Support projects under development, whether M&A or bids, in optimizing the execution and optimizing adequately the industrial set-up.
  • co-Chair project development reviews and temporarily some of the project execution reviews.
  • Ensure that the solution developed will address all aspects related to safety, quality, risk management.
  • Ensure that the assigned actions for each project are properly implemented and tracked.
  • Build and directly manage an efficient and project oriented PMO team


Education / Experience / Background

  • Proven working experience in construction management of large and complex projects ($50MM plus)
  • Experience with Project Management Office (PMO)
  • BS degree engineering or related field 
  • MBA from accredited business school (Preferred)

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • You present strong project management experience in an international context
  • You have good knowledge of EPC Contractor, key suppliers activities and projects contracting scheme under various partnership (development, construction, financing)
  • You have experience in project economics and asset management methods, as well as relevant industry standards
  • Advanced knowledge of construction management processes, means and methods; and understanding of all facets of the construction process
  • Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards
  • Knowledge in legal, contractual, and commercial terms related to construction activities 
  • You are fluent in English and competent verbal and written communication skills
  • Competent in conflict and crisis management
  • Leadership and human resources management skills
  • Excellent time and project management skills
  • Excellent financial acumen

Required Certification / Licenses / Training

  • Project Management Certification (preferred)

Additional Information

A subsidiary of Veolia group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has more than 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent.

As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.