Branch director

The role of a branch director at SUEZ consists of managing, in cooperation with the other entities of the Group, the business development and operations of their unit.
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Assignment

Main activities

  • Team management
  • Guides the commercial actions in synergy with other entities of the company (building loyalty of existing customers, winning new customers, etc.)
  • Commands production by taking into account external resources and cooperating with the other entities of organization the Group
  • Manages the budget and finances of the branch
  • Manages human resources in coordination with HR department (recruitment, annual reviews, etc.)
  • Makes sure the health and safety regulations are correctly applied

characteristics

  • Management of a team (average size of a branch: 20 people) comprising mainly: engineers and technicians. 
  • Depending on the size of the branch office, the director can be assisted by one or several people especially regarding production management
  • Turnover: €1 to €5 million

External corporate relations

Customers (local authorities and industry and cooperation with partners in other group entities).

Profile

Required experience

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Training
University-level education
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Experience
  • At least 10 years of experience in one of our technical fields (hydraulics, civil engineering, urban development, transport, etc.).
  • Previous experience in business development and team management
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Knowledge
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements (environmental regulations, Public Procurement Code, etc.)
  • Strong technical culture

Key skills required

  • Selling and negotiating skills
  • Ability to establish good relations and build customer loyalty
  • Motivational and team leadership skills
  • Ability to delegate, enable subordinates to progress and assess new situations
  • Sense of responsibility
  • Adoption of the company’s values
  • Loyalty
  • Application of internal rules and processes
  • Ability to cooperate
Development

Possibilities for personal development

  • Director of a larger branch,
  • Director of a regional delegation,
  • Project director in France or on international markets
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