Director of People Experience at Uplight (Greater Boulder Area, CO)

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The Position
Do you dream about creating a more sustainable future? At Uplight, we are motivating energy users and providers to accelerate the clean energy ecosystem. Working with over 90 of the world's leading electric and gas utilities, Uplight provides an end-to-end customer energy experience. Uplight delivers personalized experiences that customers have now come to expect-improving satisfaction, increasing revenue, reducing the cost to serve, and contributing to carbon reduction goals. We are B Corp certified, enabling us to put our values into action by not only making decisions for the benefit of our shareholders, but also for our customers, environment, employees, and community.
We are seeking a Director of People Experience to join our team and help us achieve our ambitious goals for our business and the planet.
What you get to do:
This position will help ensure a positive work experience for our valued team members and a culture of continuous improvement and growth for the business. This role has a global scope for the areas of performance management, career development, employee sentiment and engagement, diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging, and for ensuring Uplight's culture and values are authentically lived. This position will report to the VP, Talent Management.
What you will contribute:
Performance management and career development
  • Lead projects to optimize our talent management designs around Performance Management, Talent Reviews and Succession Planning.
  • Ensure the successful and consistent delivery of core programs across talent management portfolio including performance management, compensation, promotions, career development
  • Partner with cross-functional leaders to define and establish a long-term talent strategy that may include topics such as: identifying critical roles, determining talent gaps, contributing to internal mobility efforts, and developing long term plans to bridge talent gaps

Culture and Engagement
  • Ensure the lived experience of Uplight's employees reflects the intended employment brand, including Uplight's culture, values and operating principles.
  • Measure, understand and develop strategies that strengthen employee sentiment and engagement.
  • Lead, coordinate and measure global impact of DEI&B initiatives across the organization.
  • Promote allyship through education, awareness and employee engagement with the outcome being an inclusive and equitable workplace.
  • Play a key role in new employee onboarding to ensure belonging, learning and success from the start. This includes for colleagues joining through M&A.

  • Collaborate with others in People Operations, Learning & Development, HR Business Partners and other leaders to develop solutions and resources customized to user groups (individuals, managers, leaders, HRBPs, function-specific resources, etc.)
  • Directly manage a team as we grow.

What you bring to Uplight:
  • Strong experience developing and leading Talent Management efforts such as Performance Management, Talent Reviews and Succession Planning.
  • A passion for Uplight's mission, vision, and core values.
  • Strong program, project, and process management skills.
  • You're diplomatic, collaborative, and are comfortable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience developing new, innovative strategies to create high quality, compelling employee and manager experiences that challenge the status quo of "HR best practice."
  • The ability to operationalize at scale, in an agile manner, by balancing the need for both speed and quality. An understanding that high quality work will take multiple iterations and feedback loops from a matrixed set of stakeholders.
  • Understanding of the impacts and outcomes in decision-making processes and on historically marginalized communities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with people of diverse races, ethnicities, ages, gender identities, and sexual orientations in a multicultural environment.
  • Ability to gather and use data to drive decisions and narratives around talent programs and change management.

What makes working at Uplight amazing:
I n addition to all the standard medical and dental benefits, that kick in Day 1, we are:
  • Proud to be over 500+ purpose-driven individuals helping to create a more sustainable planet.
  • Committed to the environment, our employees, and our communities.
  • Focused on career growth by following defined career ladders.
  • Committed to taking our work and mission seriously and....we love to laugh

We also provide:
  • 401k Match
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • Peer to peer recognition program
  • Management by objectives bonus plan
  • Innovative flexible time off
  • Exceptionally collaborative and cool office spaces (once we reopen them)

Salary Range: $110,000 to $140,000
In accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the approximate annual base compensation range is listed above. The actual offer, reflecting the total compensation package and benefits, will be determined by a number of factors including the applicant's experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity among our team.
Uplight provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race (including hair texture and hairstyles), color, religion (including head coverings), age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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2580 55th Street, Boulder, CO 80301

What are Uplight Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning

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