Manager, Talent Acquisition and Development

Leafs in the sun

OPEN POSITION

Location

La Jolla, CA

Employment

Full-time

We invest in people with the shared ambition to create a green and sustainable future for generations to come. At IOWN we are up for big challenges and finding innovative solutions for the green energy future. Interested? Join our team!

Job description

IOWN is hiring a Manager, Talent Acquisition and Development to lead talent acquisition, foster professional growth and establish talent retention and development initiatives. The ideal candidate is an extroverted and motivated leader, who is intuitive and passionate about communicating, influencing, motivating, and creating connections both internally and externally.

This position will be responsible for managing all aspects of talent sourcing and recruiting for IOWN. As an outward-facing representative of IOWN, you will be expected to communicate professionally and enthusiastically about our company, people, business, and goals.

You will coordinate, design, and implement initiatives, events, and programs for talent retention and team building. In this position, you will have the opportunity to independently build relationships and learn what uniquely motivates each IOWN employee to drive them toward results and build programs to engage further individual development and to enhance our overall workplace culture.

Seniority level based on candidate experience. Duties include but are not limited to the following:

Human Capital Development

  • Closely monitor the organizational chart, taking into consideration expressed and perceived needs regarding talent, in order to identify gaps and proactively recommend solutions with a corresponding plan.
  • Design and implement initiatives, activities, and events for team building, and professional growth.
  • Foster quality, effective and efficient internal communication. Evaluate current communication, provide suggestions for improvement and be responsible for managing implementation.
  • Build training and development plans tailored to specific team needs that align with and support our company goals.
  • Create a strategy and set goals for talent retention.

Talent Acquisition

  • Manage full-cycle recruitment for open positions, including assisting hiring managers with creation of requisitions, job descriptions and postings, screening candidates and interviewing.
  • Research and implement interviewing and candidate testing best practices. Manage external recruiters as needed.
  • Continuously source and nurture a diverse pipeline of both active and passive candidates through social media, cold calling, networking events, university recruiting, and more.
  • Work in conjunction with Marketing to develop and execute a communication campaign to attract top talent and create brand awareness.
  • Work closely with Project Development to identify and attend conference networking opportunities that will support talent acquisition efforts.

Talent Management

  • Assist in the communication and upkeep of the employee handbook, employee directory, and organizational chart, and contribute to the development of policies, as needed.
  • Support HR during the onboarding process.
  • Evaluate new employee onboarding experience and recommend ways to automate and streamline the process.
  • Support HR and managers in issues and processes related to leaves, performance and talent management, organizational changes, and all other employee-relations matters.
  • Suggest changes to employee benefits, performance programs, rewards, and recognition.

Application and Hiring Process

Our application process is designed to offer the greatest opportunities for developing our team. To do so, we ask all candidates to complete a behavioral assessment. To complete the assessment click [here].(https://assessment.predictiveindex.com/16n/a52b4b7c-b575-497a-b906-043c00bc57c8?type=candidateba)

Additional assessments might be required during the interview process. After a candidate is selected, employment will be contingent on the satisfactory completion of required background and reference checks.

About Us

IOWN won the Best Energy Workplaces Award 2021 and is a finalist for the 2022, based on our proven efforts in providing health and wellness programs, professional development programs, family-friendly policies, flexible work options, diversity, and community engagement.

IOWN is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in Human Resource, Business Administration, Psychology, or equivalent experience is preferred.
  • Four (4) years in a full-time talent acquisition or management role.
  • Previous experience coordinating programs, initiatives and events is preferred.
  • Interest and experience in renewable energy is a positive.
  • Passion for inspiring and motivating others, building teams, and stimulating a positive company culture.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and persuasion skills. Engaging and interactive communication style.
  • Strong cross-cultural relationship building and influencing at all organizational levels.
  • High tolerance for uncertainty.
  • Flexible and cooperative with a well-developed team spirit.
  • Current driver’s license and ability to travel is required.
  • Excellent computer skills working with various office equipment, computers and various programs including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, etc. and the ability to effectively work on spreadsheets, word processing, networking, and e-mail programs.

Responsibilities

  • Closely monitor the organizational chart, taking into consideration expressed and perceived needs regarding talent, in order to identify gaps and proactively recommend solutions with a corresponding plan.
  • Design and implement initiatives, activities, and events for team building, and professional growth.
  • Foster quality, effective and efficient internal communication. Evaluate current communication, provide suggestions for improvement and be responsible for managing implementation.
  • Build training and development plans tailored to specific team needs that align with and support our company goals.
  • Create a strategy and set goals for talent retention.
  • Manage full-cycle recruitment for open positions, including assisting hiring managers with creation of requisitions, job descriptions and postings, screening candidates and interviewing.
  • Research and implement interviewing and candidate testing best practices.
  • Manage external recruiters as needed.
  • Continuously source and nurture a diverse pipeline of both active and passive candidates through social media, cold calling, networking events, university recruiting, and more.
  • Work in conjunction with Marketing to develop and execute a communication campaign to attract top talent and create brand awareness.
  • Work closely with Project Development to identify and attend conference networking opportunities that will support talent acquisition efforts.
  • Assist in the communication and upkeep of the employee handbook, employee directory, and organizational chart, and contribute to the development of policies, as needed.
  • Support HR during the onboarding process.
  • Evaluate new employee onboarding experience and recommend ways to automate and streamline the process.
  • Support HR and managers in issues and processes related to leaves, performance and talent management, organizational changes, and all other employee-relations matters.
  • Suggest changes to employee benefits, performance programs, rewards, and recognition.

Why you should apply

  • Competitive compensation.
  • Benefits: PTO, paid holidays, medical/health plans, dental, vision, short-term/long-term disability, group life insurance, 401(k) corporate matching, flexible spending arrangements, reimbursed cell phone, wellness reimbursement.
  • Performance bonus structure.
  • Family-friendly policies.
  • Company Performance Communication Plan, including 90-day review (one-time for new hires), 1:1 Meetings, Semi-Annual Review, Annual Review.
  • Ongoing training and use of development tools to support your personal and professional growth.
  • A pet-friendly office one block from the ocean.
  • Hybrid work schedule.
  • A vision-driven, energetic, and fast-paced environment.
  • Team atmosphere of diverse professionals with the common goal of developing clean energy assets.
  • Freedom to take charge of your own assignments.

For questions regarding this job position or your application please contact info@iownrenewable.com