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LEDA Virtual Job Fair

 

Employers interested in posting their job openings on the LEDA Virtual job fair (at no cost) can send job description, qualifications, and application method to LEDA's Director of Workforce Development by email.


In addition to posting your vacancies on LEDA's website, positions are also distributed to a network of workforce centers and educational institutions as appropriate.





Position: Director of Field Operations (Waitr)

The Director of Operations will be in charge of normalizing processes around best practices, driving continuous improvement into the operations, and creating an engaging environment for our driver core. The ability to use data effectively for management and performance insights is critical to succeeding in this role. Extensive experience with large, hourly workforces is a must as well as structured problem solving capabilities. The qualified candidate will have a strong background and ability in people management, analytics, and modern technology tools used for remote workforce management.

  • Analyze the operations and identify areas for both performance and cost improvement
  • Standardize practices of management for the driver core across driver hiring, engagement and retention
  • Develop and iterate on best practices for driver core management in all markets of operation
  • Develop strong feedback loops between reports and the driver fleet that allow for insightful change and assessment of current and continuous operations
  • Provide regular feedback and coaching to reports on your team in order to help them grow professionally
  • Develop cross-team relationships in order to accelerate the time frame that goals can be accomplished and new strategies can be implemented
  • Continually challenge conventional thinking
  • Lead weekly meetings with field operations leaders and to drive continual progress on high value operations projects

Qualifications:

  1. Minimum of 10 years experience of professional work
  2. Minimum of 10 years experience in managing an hourly workforce
  3. Minimum of 10 years experience in managing multi-functional teams
  4. Strong analytical abilities and understanding of workforce performance metrics
  5. Familiarity with software systems used for the streamlining of workforce management
  6. Proficiency in MS Excel, Word and other basic computer applications is required. It is preferred that the incumbent possess knowledge in data analysis and statistics
  7. Works well in a team environment, balance multiple projects, and be able to make effective presentations
  8. Bachelor’s degree in a technical area (B.S.) such as Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics
  9. Experience in a high growth business
  10. LEAN, Six Sigma, or similar certification
  11. Formal training in receiving and delivering feedback from/to reports, teams, and managers

Application Requirements:
Apply online at https://waitrapp.com/careers/jobs/?city=Lafayette%2C+LA

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Job Posted:
06/19/2019
Application Deadline:
07/19/2019


Resume Prep & Job Search Assistance

Click below to find more information on visiting the local Business & Career Solutions Center at 706 E. Vermilion Street, Lafayette, LA where staff can assist you with resume preparation assistance, job search assistance, and referrals to training and employment opportunities.


  

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