Due to an internal promotion, Union Sanitary District (USD) is now recruiting for an Organizational Performance Program Manager (OPPM). The OPPM conducts and coordinates strategic planning efforts, performance measurement, continuous improvement and organizational development processes to maintain and improve the District's overall effectiveness and performance; facilitates collaborative problem-solving among and between teams and workgroups; and acts as an internal strategic and organizational consultant to management and staff. This position works extensively with the six-member Executive Team and performs special projects as assigned by Management.
The following is a list of just some of the things you will be working on:
Planning and facilitating all strategic planning for the District, working closely with our Executive Team.
Coordinating the District's organizational performance measurement program.
Working with the District's teams to develop key metrics and targets that align with the District's mission and objectives.
Preparing and presenting balanced scorecard and other reports for the Executive Team and the Board of Directors.
Coordinating the District's process improvement initiatives by facilitating and training work teams and acting as a resource to provide benchmarking and competitive analysis results.
Supporting team and leadership development for the District.
Helping create and support change in the District's culture.
Applicants must apply online at http://www.unionsanitary.ca.gov by 4:00 p.m., Friday, June 9, 2017.
Candidates who are best qualified will be invited to a Qualifications Appraisal Interview and Work Sample scheduled for Thursday, June 22, 2017.
Hiring interviews are scheduled for the week of June 26, 2017.
You will need the following education and experience. A typical way to acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities for this position include:
Five years' of progressively responsible relevant experience and continued education in improving business procedures and systems, facilitating strategic planning processes, and/or implementing performance systems. Relevant work experience in the public sector is desirable.
A Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, management, quality management or a related field.
Have working knowledge and practical experience with strategic planning, continuous improvement, facilitation, organizational development, performance measurement, and project management.
Have proven ability to facilitate strategic planning and/or problem-solving groups.
Possess excellent oral and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization.
Have the highest ethical standards, maintaining strict confidentiality and discretion when appropriate.
Be able to represent the District with local and national professional organizations.
Additional Salary Information: •CalPERS retirement 2.5% at 55 formula. (If new to CalPERS or not from an agency with reciprocity with CalPERS, the formula is 2% at 62 by pension reform law.)
•Medical, dental and vision insurance substantially paid for by the District for the employee and family.
•Two weeks'' vacation per year (increasing with longevity); and 13 paid holidays per year.
•Management Administrative Leave.
•STD, LTD and Life Insurance paid by the District.
•Alternative Work Week Schedule.
•Deferred Compensation Plan with District Match.
•Educational Reimbursement, Student and Computer Loan programs for non-probationary employees.
Union Sanitary District (USD) is an award-winning, innovative independent special district formed in 1918 providing wastewater collection, treatment, and disposal services to the residents and businesses in the Tri-cities of Fremont, Newark, and Union City in southern Alameda County (south-eastern Bay Area). USD is committed to providing exceptional service to our customers through the fulfillment... of our Mission Statement, "To safely and responsibly collect and treat wastewater, and to recover resources from process waste streams, while protecting human health and improving the environment in a way that benefits the Tri-Cities and all USD stakeholders."