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Business Unit Manager

Company: Bureau Veritas
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:


Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

City: Sacramento

State: California

Summary: The Business Unit Manager for will have responsibility for managing the day-to-day operational performance, P&L, and business development for their assigned operation. Improvement of operational processes, and providing functional guidance to operational and business development managers in the PWS, will be a part of the daily responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Prepare annual business plan under direction of management based upon annual goals and annual Commercial Action Plan (CAP).
  • Assist in the development of KPI's for ongoing monitoring of performance and achievement of financial performance consistent with annual business plan.
  • Identify and implement immediate and long-term strategies for growth, improved efficiency, and reduced costs.
  • Take leadership role in improving the knowledge and understanding of business practices (financial performance) to key managers.

    • Monitor KPI's and recommend improvement initiatives to management.
    • Monitor A/R's for each business unit and take actions to reduce A/R's to meet established goals
    • Implement and administer BV corporate financial policies, procedures and initiatives.
    • Validate 3-month and annual forecasts

      • Conduct a range of trade specific plan review and inspection on residential and commercial buildings as well as managing specific projects assigned to the business unit.
      • Manage a team of office personnel, plans examiners, and inspectors.
      • Monitor report on new projects wins (working with Director of Marketing) and backlog on a monthly basis.
      • Provide consistent proposal costing and contract implementation.

        Key Decision Areas:
        • Operational review and best practices implementation.
        • Profit and Loss; Business Development
        • People management to include recruiting and deployment, training, coaching

          Personal Qualities:
          • Strong leadership skills
          • Business development orientation
          • Business acumen, strong analytical and strategic mind
          • Effective mediator of conflicts between peers, direct reports, and clients

            • Extensive experience in municipal government with a focus in Civil Engineering, Public Works Development or Building Construction Department
            • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to effectively motivate and influence others.
            • Proven skills for teamwork and collaboration
            • Ability to explain and interpret code and related regulatory requirements


              To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


              Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Science, with 10+ years experience managing a civil engineering, public works or code compliance operation; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

              Supervisory Responsibilities:

              Demonstrated success leading and managing multiple personnel across a variety of operational and engineering functions (business development and client relations, engineering design, plan review, field inspection, etc.).

              Work Environment:

              An employee in this position typically works in an office environment with heating and air conditioning, but will regularly travel to customer and/ or vendor work sites which will require exposure to external environments.

              Physical Demands:

              The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 20 pounds. The vision requirements include: ability to adjust focus, distance vision and close vision.

              If you are an individual with a disability and you would like us to assist you with searching the Careers Page site for employment opportunities and/or assistance with completing your profile and application, please contact us at 1- or email us with your request to We are happy to assist you and encourage you to consider Bureau Veritas for your next great career opportunity!

              If you would like additional information regarding Bureau Veritas' federal obligations in regards to equal employment opportunity, please click the link below:

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