Director of Total Rewards at Uplight

| Greater Denver Area
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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 Total Awards t o join our team and help us achieve our ambitious goals for our business and the planet.
What you get to do:
This position will ensure that the Total Rewards programs are equitable and competitive, aligned with organizational values and driving business results. This role will be global in scope as we grow and scale the organization. This position will report to the Vice President, People Operations.
Skills and experience are necessary, but we hire on value alignment first, so if you feel you would be a good fit with us, still consider applying.
What you will contribute:
Compensation Planning:
  • Build a Total Rewards strategy that attracts and retains top talent
  • Ensure compensation programs are equitable, competitive, and aligned with the company values to drive exceptional individual and organizational performance.
  • Consult with leadership and operations teams on Incentive Compensation plans and facilitate the design process; ensure appropriate governance controls are in place
  • Partner with key business leaders and People Operations Business Partners to ensure compensation programs are consistent and compliant and meet various business segment needs and are well understood by leaders and employees
  • Own annual organizational compensation planning experience including leading and managing variable bonus, long-term incentive awards, annual bonus calculations, merit increase and equity grant recommendations
  • Lead compensation aspects of M&A activities as needed

Benefits and Total Rewards:
  • Develop and administer employee benefit programs that support overall wellness from a physical, mental, and financial perspective
  • Measure, understand and develop total rewards strategies that strengthen employee sentiment and engagement, staying current on market trends

Policies and Compliance:
  • Implement FMLA, other employee leaves and ADA procedures in compliance with company policy as well as legal requirements
  • Ensure compensation and benefits are managed in a way that is equitable as well as in compliance with government regulations
  • Play a key role in creating human-first process and compliance

What you bring to Uplight:
  • Strong experience developing Total Rewards programs
  • Strong program, project, and process management skills
  • A passion for Uplight's mission, vision, and core values.
  • Strong consulting, analytical and planning skills
  • 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.
  • Prior experience working with officers, executives, and Board members within a Compensation Committee framework
  • Experience in managing stock based compensation programs
  • You want to be part of something meaningful and challenging, alongside world-class team members

What makes working at Uplight amazing:
In 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 policy
  • Exceptionally collaborative and cool office spaces (once we reopen them)

Salary Range: $110,000 to $125,000
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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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
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Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
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Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
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Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
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