Program Manager at Uplight

| Greater Boulder 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 Program Manager t o join our team and help us achieve our ambitious goals for our business and the planet.
What you get to do:
As a Program Manager on the Implementation team, you will be responsible for planning the projects within your program and overseeing the implementation of those projects. This work includes leading the development of project delivery plans/scenarios, monitoring and reporting on the program's status, tracking dependencies, and facilitating tradeoff and prioritization conversations with cross functional teams. You will also directly project manage the delivery of selected projects within your program
In this role, you will get to work with a team of project managers who are responsible for the project management of our implementation projects. You'll be a part of mentoring, coaching, and supporting a talented and passionate group of project managers. You will be accountable for achieving target results across your program's scope.
To be successful, you'll need to collaborate with external stakeholders and Uplight Product, Engineering, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Operations, and Client Success teams. The right candidate needs to be adept and effective at cross functional communication and coordination. You will need to be comfortable operating at both the strategic level (e.g. process improvement; long-term planning; etc) and at the tactical level (e.g. resolving client issues).
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:
  • Plan the projects within your program (e.g. coordinate cross-functional resource reservations, develop project/program scenarios, facilitate tradeoff conversations)
  • Oversee multiple projects within the program and provide support to team members on those projects as needed
  • Manage and/or support of critical projects within your program
  • Work with functional managers to maintain and curate Implementation-specific training material for enabling Implementation teammates on products within your program
  • Represent the Implementation department during the sales process on behalf of the products within your program
  • Maintain Implementation capacity planning and forecasting for your program on a rolling 6-12 months basis; refresh as new projects enter the program and incorporate high probability sales deals into forecasts
  • Invest in program-level strategic initiatives (e.g. defining new processes; making the team more effective)

What you bring to Uplight:
  • 4 to 10 years of project management and/or program management experience
  • Exceptional project, program, and client management skills and ability to handle highly complex, multi-project engagements
  • Excellent analytical, technical, and problem-solving skills, tenacity, and fortitude.
  • You are able to weigh several and often conflicting constraints and make rapid decisions in a fast-moving and quickly-growing company
  • An ability to develop relationships across the organization in support of efficient delivery of work.
  • Patient, communicative, team player that is detail-oriented and has outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • You are highly organized. With many people doing many things in a fast-moving company, strong organizational skills-both for yourself and for the team-will be required.
  • Not be afraid to dig into hard problems and be proactive in tackling those problems
  • Ability to handle ambiguity
  • Committed to high quality and high value results
  • Be ready, able, and willing to jump onto a call with a partner or customer to help solve problems

Bonus Points:
  • Be passionate about energy consumption and making a difference in the world
  • Prior experience working at a high growth software company in the energy or utility space
  • Prior experience in data pipelines, ETL, and/or analytics

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: $90,000 to $112,000
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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Location

2580 55th Street, Boulder, CO 80301

What are Uplight Perks + Benefits

Culture
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
Diversity
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)
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
Parking
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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