Transdev Regional Director Human Resources in Lombard, Illinois


Transdev, formerlyVeolia Transportation,is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming. Supports human resource operations across multiple facilities for an entire geographic region.


  • Oversees the implementation and execution of Human Resources policies and procedures for the region

  • Assists in the preparation of the annual budget; monitors human resource budget items

  • Develops and improves processes and policies related to talent including the selection and hiring processes, onboarding processes, compliance processes, performance management and talent assessment, and other employee lifecycle processes

  • Leads the fostering and administration of diversity and inclusion and employment opportunity programs

  • Leads compensation activities for the region including job evaluations, job description creation and review

  • Reviews recommendations related to performance management, behavioral issues, corrective actions, policy interpretations, terminations to minimize legal exposure; ensures employment actions are documented appropriately documented and consistent with policies and laws

  • Coaches and mentors assigned staff; assigns work according to availability, skills, and developmental needs; assesses performance and provides feedback to direct reports.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all information

Other duties as required.


Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required :

  • College, university, or equivalent degree in Human Resources, Labor Relations, or related business field required

Education, Licensing, and Certifications Preferred :

  • PHR certification preferred


  • Seven to ten years of relevant human resources experience, including three to five years of human resource generalist experience, required

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of human resource rules and regulations at the federal and state level

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Knowledge of ADP system and payroll rules and regulations

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to work well with labor.

Travel requirement (50%)

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must submit to drug testing and a background check

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.

  • 100% of work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities

  • Work is accomplished in an office or in a cubicle space equipped with a telephone and computer.

  • The employee is generally subjected to long periods spent sitting, typing, or looking at a computer screen.

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

EEO is the Law Poster:

Drug free workplace

If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check

Requisition ID 2018-9439

Position Category Management & Above

Internal Reference 918

Company/Division Transdev Inc. (Corporate)