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Senior Manager in utilities-water sector

March 27, 2016

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Olivier Vallée

Senior manager • Utilities - Water

French, 33 years old • Married, 2 children

Phone : +262-*-**-**-**-** • Email : Education

Master's degree in Science and Engineering - MINES - ParisTech 2002 - 2005 Third year specialization in geosciences focused on geology, hydrology and geophysics Prep. school : Math-Physics-Engineering Sciences 2000 - 2002 Work experience

Operations Control Centre Manager - SAUR - Reunion Island Jul 13 to Present Operations Control Center Manager

- 130 operators daily sent to do the right thing at the right time

- 15 technicians in charge of workforce scheduling, facility supervision, data quality, databases


- Reporting : performance reporting to the CEO and contractual reporting to public authorities

- Maintenance : preventive maintenance, regulatory compliance, refurbishing works

- Innovation Leader: drone technology, SMD Imagéau, Real-Time Multisite IP Scada Technical Director :

- Oversight of business KPIs and legal requirements for water and waste water contract

- In charge of OPEX performance for energy (5MEUR), Water imports (2MEUR), Chemicals


- Regional Executive Committee Member: 3-year business strategy, financial targets, transformation projects

- Oversight of data collection (GIS, water resource quality and quantity monitoring)

- Participation in regional programs for basin freshwater quality restoration

- Advising local authorities regarding new regulations, national and regional water policies and strategic choices over resources

Business Unit Senior Manager - SAUR Northern France Jan 11 - Jun 13 TO 10MEUR, 75 employees, 80 contracts with public services Leading the BU toward higher performance through change with OCC and capacity building In charge of setting and meeting technical and financial goals In charge of commercial development and clients satisfaction Regional Executive Committee Member:

- 3-year business strategy

- go/no go on commercial or business projects

Water Networks Support Engineer - SAUR - Brittany Sep 08 - Dec 10 Lead Support Engineer for Networks Management Teams

- benchmarking, best practices, technical guidelines

- implementation of new regulatory requirements

- setting KPIs goals (non-revenue water, energy expenses) Project Engineer

- implementing the transformation led by the creation of Operations Control Centres

- training (team leaders and workers)

- field testing of new mobile devices and apps

BU Junior Manager - SAUR - Brittany Oct 06 - Sep 08 TO 3.5MEUR, 20 employees

B to C operations from 2kEUR to 15kEUR per operation In charge of the daily operations and BU management In a charge of implementing a new organization and building reporting tools 1-year Development Program for Young Executives - SAUR - France Sep 05 - Sep 06 Water Services: Investment feasibility study (Market research, specifications, search for investors). The facility has been built in the following year. Waste Services: Deputy to the Local Manager (household waste collection and treatment), in charge of preparing and achieving the HSE certification of a waste disposal facility. 4-month internship - TERIS (Suez Group), El Dorado Arkansas - USA Jun 04 - Sep 04 Optimization of the sequence and mix of waste sent to the kilns for a hazardous waste treatment plant.


Management of multidisciplinary teams

Utilities (water, waste water, irrigation, waste)

Oversight of data collection (GIS, water resource quality and quantity) Smart Water: innovation and operations transformation Participation in regional programs for basin freshwater quality restoration Client service: public services and business customers Performance transformation, strategy, business plan Achievement of legal, contractual and financial requirements OPEX optimization : productivity, sub-contractors, energy, sourcing Private Public Partnerships : negotiation and contract management Advising local authorities (regulations, water policies, strategic choices) Softwares : SCADA, GIS, CMMS, Smart Water tools, admin. softwares Investment and CAPEX projects : proposals and execution Languages

French (native speaker)

English (fluent, TOEFL 280/300)

Spanish (need some practicing)

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