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Senior Manager, FP&A

FULL-TIME

At Vivreau North America, and our sister company Mavea, we have a clear vision and mission to deliver high quality water in a sustainable, environmentally responsible, and health-promoting way. With over 15 years in North America and backed by our parent company Brita SE in Germany, we are poised to expand on our business across the continent.

Vivreau embraces this simple idea: local water can be transformed to be even better than the heavily marketed bottled stuff, and at a tiny fraction of the footprint. Vivreau dispensers provide delicious, micro-filtered still, sparkling, and hot water without the need for plastic bottles or cans, making us a key partner to the Fortune 500, premium hospitality providers and healthcare. Vivreau’s Professional Filters are prevalent in coffee shops and cafes North America-wide, ensuring perfectly balanced ingredient water for coffee, espresso, tea, and combi-steam ovens. Together with our sister company Mavea, which is geared to the consumer market, we have kept billions of plastic bottles out of the landfall.

We are making a difference in the world and are looking for great people to join us!

The Role:

As we continue our significant growth path at Vivreau, we have an opportunity for you to bring your expertise as a Senior Manager, FP&A, reporting to the SVP of Finance & Operations. This integral position provides leadership, analysis, and guidance as a business partner to our Service department along with various other projects for North America.  As the Senior Manager, FP&A you will enable our business to understand the success of our strategic growth objectives, as well as reporting on and analyzing the effectiveness of installation and maintenance of our water filtration systems to our extensive customer base. Based in our Vancouver head office, bring your expertise to enable decisions, detect trends, analyze business cases, and provide overall guidance as a business partner to senior leaders in North America.

Your key responsibilities are:

  • Partner with stakeholders, particularly our VP Service, to understand the business drivers of the provision of installation and maintenance in a complex environment. Analyze trends, provide impact analysis for decisions, and provide budgeting and forecasting support to enable improved operational capabilities and daily and long-term decision making. Be the right hand of service operations.
  • Partner with senior leaders to enhance decision making that will enable a step-change in our strategic growth. Provide reporting, KPI’s, dashboards, etc. to track and monitor success.
  • Develop, recommend, and evaluate new and existing processes, procedures, and partnerships to determine the optimal path forward, including understanding the drivers and the ideal mix between internal and external service provision.
  • Understand the business, and the various strategic business units, across North America. Be a bridge between departments and help provide guidance on better procedures, process, etc. to enable our foundation to support scalable growth.
  • Partner with our other finance team members to be a multiplier in the delivery of not just data and information, but enhanced knowledge.
  • Liaise with our parent company, Brita SE, to ensure consistent metrics, exchange best practices and learnings.
  • Be an ambassador for Vivreau/Mavea by fostering a positive team and company culture, ensuring treatment of others is respectful and aligned with company values.

What You Bring:

  • A background with at least five (5) years of progressive experience in financial planning and analysis, ideally in industries with people utilization, including service or manufacturing.
  • Bachelor’s degree and related experience in finance. A CPA designation or MBA is preferred.
  • Excellent problem-solving, and analytical skills with good judgment to enable timely and sound decisions.
  • Passionate about what you do, results oriented, growth mindset, proactive and creative, with a “find a way to get things done” attitude.
  • Experience building foundational reporting and/or developing reporting and analysis for high growth businesses is an asset.
  • Collaborative, creative, flexible, and innovative team player with an ability to work effectively with peers, senior leaders, and key stakeholders.
  • Good communication skills, with an ability to maintain composure with an action-oriented attitude.
  • Demonstrated excellence in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly advanced Excel skills, is required. Proficiency in PowerBI or other data analysis and presentation tools is an asset.

What We Offer:

At Vivreau/Mavea, we are committed to creating a work environment that is not only productive but also enjoyable. Our team is made up of diverse and talented individuals who are passionate about what they do. We strive to create a culture where everyone feels valued, supported, and empowered to reach their full potential.

Here’s what you can expect when you join us:

  • Competitive Health Benefits package and paid time off to support your well-being and work-life balance.
  • A company-matching retirement savings plan to help secure your future.
  • A growth culture with many opportunities for professional and personal development to help you achieve your career goals.
  • A fun, progressive work environment that prioritizes safety and productivity.
  • A commitment to diversity and inclusivity, where unique backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are celebrated as the key to our collective success.

Join our team and be part of a company that values your contribution and invests in your growth. Apply now to take the first step in your new career journey!

VP Service

FULL-TIME

At Vivreau North America, and our sister company Mavea, we have a clear vision and mission to deliver high quality water in a sustainable, environmentally responsible, and health-promoting way. With over 15 years in North America and backed by our parent company Brita SE in Germany, we are poised to expand on our business across the continent.

Vivreau embraces this simple idea: local water can be transformed to be even better than the heavily marketed bottled stuff, and at a tiny fraction of the footprint. Vivreau dispensers provide delicious, micro-filtered still, sparkling, and hot water without the need for plastic bottles or cans, making us a key partner to the Fortune 500, premium hospitality providers and healthcare. Vivreau’s Professional Filters are prevalent in coffee shops and cafes North America-wide, ensuring perfectly balanced ingredient water for coffee, espresso, tea, and combi-steam ovens. Together with our sister company Mavea, which is geared to the consumer market, we have kept billions of plastic bottles out of the landfall. We are making a difference in the world and are looking for great people to join us! The Role: As we continue our significant growth path at Vivreau, we have an opportunity for you to bring your expertise to as the VP Service, reporting to the Managing Director. This integral position provides leadership and direction in all areas of Service, including field service operations, fulfillment, and partnerships with our external service providers. As the VP Service you will ensure that we are delivering on our strategic growth objectives, while optimizing the delivery of installations and maintenance of our water filtration systems to our extensive customer base. Based in our Vancouver head office, this role is responsible for developing the Service strategy, as well as leading and overseeing our Service team and external partners throughout our Canadian and US operations.

Your key responsibilities are:

  • Partner with stakeholders to create a strategic and comprehensive execution plan that supports Vivreau’s growth goals. Utilize best practices and industry benchmarks to create innovative strategies and programs to lay a foundation in service for that growth.
  • Develop and maintain new and existing partnerships with external service providers to ensure we can deliver on our geographic growth path across North America.
  • Lead the service and fulfillment teams to enable a step-change in our strategic growth. Mentor and develop the team to enable success, appropriate career development, and succession planning.
  • Develop, recommend, and evaluate new and existing processes, procedures, and partnerships to determine the optimal path forward.
  • Work closely with our sales team and our customers to maximize installations and meet customer requirements. Be the face of service to our customers.
  • Determine appropriate training programs for internal teams and external partners to enable optimal service.
  • Liaise with our parent company, Brita SE, to enable consist service metrics, exchange best practices and learnings.
  • Be an ambassador for Vivreau/Mavea by fostering a positive team and company culture, ensuring treatment of others is respectful and aligned with company values. At the heart of our business is great service – be the bridge between departments, understand their needs while driving our service department forward.

What you bring:

  • A background with at least ten (10) years of progressive experience in field service operations, including experience as a strategic business leader.
  • Strategic partnership negotiations and operational management experience, with both Canadian and US organizations.
  • Bachelor’s degree or related experience in operations management.
  • Passionate about what you do, results oriented, growth mindset, proactive and creative, with a “find a way to get things done” attitude.
  • Experience building foundations and/or transformations of businesses is an asset.
  • Collaborative, creative, flexible, and innovative team player with an ability to work effectively with peers, senior leaders, and key stakeholders.
  • Exceptional communication skills, with an ability to maintain composure with an action-oriented attitude. Communicate well with many different stakeholders, including service technicians, external partners, customers, internal teams and senior leaders. Strong presentation skills an asset.
  • Excellent problem-solving, and analytical skills with good judgment to make timely and sound decisions.
  • An established professional network to leverage extended knowledge to ensure we are kept abreast of best practices in the field of field service operations and our industry.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite would be an asset.

What we offer:

At Vivreau/Mavea, we are committed to creating a work environment that is not only productive but also enjoyable. Our team is made up of diverse and talented individuals who are passionate about what they do. We strive to create a culture where everyone feels valued, supported, and empowered to reach their full potential. Here’s what you can expect when you join us:

  • Competitive Health Benefits package and paid time off to support your well-being and work-life balance.
  • A company-matching retirement savings plan to help secure your future.
  • A growth culture with many opportunities for professional and personal development to help you achieve your career goals.
  • A fun, progressive work environment that prioritizes safety and productivity.
  • A commitment to diversity and inclusivity, where unique backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are celebrated as the key to our collective success.

Join our team and be part of a company that values your contribution and invests in your growth. Apply now to take the first step in your new career journey!

Business Development Manager, Consumer Private Label

FULL-TIME

At Mavea, and our sister company Vivreau, our vision is to change the way people drink water sustainably. As North America’s No. 1 private label supplier of household water filtration, Mavea inspires consumers every day to enjoy hydration in a smart and affordable manner.

In contrast, Vivreau’s commercial grade water dispensers provide delicious, micro-filtered still, sparkling, and hot water, making us a key partner to many Fortune 500 companies. And Vivreau’s professional filters are prevalent in coffee shops across North America, offering perfectly balanced ingredient water for coffee, tea, and combi-steam ovens. Together, we positively contribute to our planet, diverting millions of single use plastic water bottles from landfills every year! And backed by our parent company, Brita SE in Germany, we are poised to build on this momentum. To further raise our impact, Mavea is looking for a strong business leader to join our Private Label Consumer team.

The Role
This new role of Business Development Manager will report into the Vice President of Sales. In this position, you will be responsible for one of our primary and several mid-sized accounts. By challenging the status quo and improving our way of working, you will deliver sustained, profitable, step-change growth. With P&L responsibility over those programs, you will partner cross-functionally to achieve your objectives. In addition, you will lead new account acquisitions. This entails developing a holistic expansion strategy and owning its end-to-end implementation. This includes researching local markets, identifying new retail partner opportunities, winning their business, and launching our products. This is a remote, U.S.-based position. Our North American headquarters operates on U.S. West Coast business hours, which will require occasional flexibility on your end if you reside in a different time zone.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead and deliver sustained, profitable, step-change growth across key and mid-sized retailer accounts.
  • Leverage consumer insights and sales data to identify new growth opportunities.
  • Partner with internal and external stakeholders to create tailored solutions and achieve timely adoption.
  • Cultivate industry contacts with the objective of developing long-term relationships.
  • Develop a business expansion plan that increases our portfolio of retail accounts in U.S. and Canada. Expansion to Latin America is within future scope.
  • Identify new business opportunities through market research and lead generation.
  • Effectively partner with internal stakeholders to design account-specific proposals and win business.
  • Oversee commercialization and launch of products by coordinating cross-functionally with product management, compliance, production, marketing, finance, and operations.
  • Expected travel less than 10%.

What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or a related field. MBA preferred.
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in business development or B2B sales, with a focus on major online or brick and mortar consumer retail.
  • P&L management experience and proven track record of growing key accounts.
  • Experience in establishing new business relationships from the ground up. • The right attitude: highly-motivated, self-starter mentality with can-do attitude. Must be curious, entrepreneurial, and accountable. Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and challenging the status quo. Willing to roll up sleeves. Collaborative, creative, flexible, and team oriented.
  • The right skillset: Ability to develop a strategic business vision and drive implementation. Outstanding problem-solving and analytical skills with good judgment. Excellent communication and presentation skills with ability to influence across different levels of organization. Strong networker. Highly proficient in MS PowerPoint and Excel.

What we offer:

At Mavea, we are committed to creating a work environment that is productive AND fun. Our team is made up of diverse, motivated, and talented individuals who are passionate about what they do. We strive to create a culture where everyone feels valued, supported, and empowered to reach their full potential.

Here’s what you can expect when you join us:

  • An open and dynamic culture that allows you to take personal responsibility.
  • A progressive, international, and fun work environment with many opportunities for professional and personal development to help you achieve your career goals.
  • A company-matching retirement savings plan to help secure your future.
  • Competitive Health Benefits package and paid time off to support your well-being and work-life balance.
  • A commitment to diversity and inclusivity, where unique backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are celebrated as the key to our collective success.

Join our team and be part of a company that values your contribution and invests in your growth. Apply now to take the first step in your new career journey!

IT Manager

FULL-TIME

At Vivreau North America, and our sister company Mavea, we have a clear vision and mission to deliver high quality water in a sustainable, environmentally responsible, and health-promoting way. With over 15 years in North America and backed by our parent company Brita SE in Germany, we are poised to expand on our business across the continent.

Vivreau embraces this simple idea: local water can be transformed to be even better than the heavily marketed bottled stuff, and at a tiny fraction of the footprint. Vivreau dispensers provide delicious, micro-filtered still, sparkling, and hot water without the need for plastic bottles or cans, making us a key partner to the Fortune 500, premium hospitality providers and healthcare. Vivreau’s Professional Filters are prevalent in coffee shops and cafes North America-wide, ensuring perfectly balanced ingredient water for coffee, espresso, tea, and combi-steam ovens. Together with our sister company Mavea, which is geared to the consumer market, we have kept billions of plastic bottles out of the landfall.

We are making a difference in the world and are looking for value focused people to join us!

The Role:

As we continue our growth path, we have an integral role at Vivreau/Mavea for an Information Technology (IT) Manager. This critical position provides leadership and direction in all areas of information technology, and ensures we are optimizing the delivery of systems related to our strategic organizational objectives.

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Finance and Operations, and based in our Vancouver head office, this role is responsible for leading initiatives and overseeing the practices of our IT outsourcing partner throughout our Canadian and US operations. The ideal candidate will have outstanding customer service, vender management skills, and technical abilities, with a focus on leveraging IT solutions to automate and streamline processes ensuring alignment with business objectives and goals.

Your key responsibilities are:

Leadership & Business Partnership

  • Partner with stakeholders at our parent company, Brita and within Vivreau/Mavea to create a strategic and comprehensive execution plan that supports company growth goals.
  • Be a trusted business partner by providing advice and guidance that enhances leadership capability and the overall IT employee experience.
  • Develop and maintain key relationships at Brita, and all levels of the company to understand and assess the company IT needs.
  • Develop, recommend, communicate, and evaluate IT policies, plans and initiatives to ensure they meet operational and employee needs.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to optimize and customize system features for maximum efficiency.
  • Manage and lead the IT outsourcing team, providing guidance and support in their activities.
  • Foster a collaborative and positive work environment, promoting continuous improvement and skill development.
  • Develop and manage the IT budget, optimizing inventory and resources for maximum efficiency.

Automation and Streamlining

  • Identify opportunities to automate and streamline business processes using IT solutions. Work closely with department heads to understand their needs and implement solutions that enhance overall productivity.

Infrastructure Management

  • Oversee the design, implementation, and maintenance of IT infrastructure and systems,
  • Ensure the reliability and security of the company’s technical environment.

Project Management

  • Oversee the workflow of ongoing and new IT projects to ensure they follow the timelines, utilizing project methodologies.
  • Lead the completion of any project or ERP implementation, ensuring seamless integration into our operation processes.
  • Provide visibility through effective and regular communication to the status of projects.

Technical Expertise

  • Utilize deep knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) to assist end-users in optimizing their productivity and efficiency.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve Microsoft Office application issues, ensuring seamless usage and compatibility.
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and assess their potential for integration into our business processes.

Cybersecurity

  • Develop and implement robust cybersecurity measures to protect company assets and sensitive information.
  • Stay informed about the latest cybersecurity threats and trends.
  • Ensure compliance with all employment laws for Canada and the US.

Vendor management

  • Liaise with contracted IT groups, including firewall/network support and other specialists.
  • Ensure effective communication and collaboration with external vendors to address technical issues promptly.

What You Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field.
  • Proven experience (5+ years) in IT leadership roles, with a track record of successful strategic planning and execution.
  • Microsoft IT Certifications (preferred) and other relevant IT certifications.
  • Strong understanding of cloud technologies, cybersecurity, and emerging IT trends.
  • Strong background in business processes.
  • Proven experience in Microsoft Office 365, Synergy, Salesforce, SAP, XXX.
  • Profound knowledge of Active Directory user and group management.
  • Prior experience in desktop support and troubleshooting.
  • Experience working with both Canadian/BC and US practices, and regulations.
  • Passionate about what you do, results oriented, growth mindset, proactive and creative, with a “find a way to get things done” attitude.
  • Collaborative, creative, flexible, and innovative team player with an ability to work effectively. with peers, senior leaders, and key stakeholders.
  • Utilize best practices and industry benchmarks to create innovative strategies and programs to increase the employees experience with IT systems.
  • Project management experience, working knowledge of project management methodologies, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to maintain composure with an action-oriented attitude.
  • Excellent problem-solving, critical-thinking abilities, and analytical skills with good judgment to make timely and sound decisions.

What We Offer:

At Vivreau/Mavea, we are committed to creating a work environment that is not only productive but also enjoyable. Our team is made up of diverse and talented individuals who are passionate about what they do. We strive to create a culture where everyone feels valued, supported, and empowered to reach their full potential.

Here’s what you can expect when you join us:

  • Competitive Health Benefits package and paid time off to support your well-being and work-life balance.
  • A company-matching retirement savings plan to help secure your future.
  • A growth culture with many opportunities for professional and personal development to help you achieve your career goals.
  • A fun, progressive work environment that prioritizes safety and productivity.
  • A commitment to diversity and inclusivity, where unique backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are celebrated as the key to our collective success.

Join our team and be part of a company that values your contribution and invests in your growth. Apply now to take the first step in your new career journey!