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Head of Programs

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El trabajo se debe realizar en o cerca de Berkeley, CA
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Publicado hace 26 días

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Flexibilidad
A Tiempo Completo
Tipo de contrato
Contrato indefinido
Fecha de inicio
13 de mayo de 2024
Fecha límite de postulación
30 de abril de 2024
Educación
Licenciatura
Nivel de Experiencia
Mando intermedio
Salario
USD $150.000 - $175.000 / año

Descripción

ABOUT THE ROLE & OPPORTUNITY

New Energy Nexus California is seeking a Head of Programs who will be entrusted with the strategic leadership, oversight, and growth of a portfolio of innovative and impactful programs in climate tech acceleration and deployment. This pivotal role involves guiding programs through conception, fundraising, implementation, and scaling phases, ensuring seamless progression and optimal impact. As a key driver of success, the Head of Programs plays a crucial part in developing new initiatives that align with organizational goals, navigating funding sources and funder relationships, and leveraging the team’s expertise to ensure excellence in the implementation of new and existing programs.

Additionally, the role includes the management and mentorship of a high-performing team, fostering a collaborative and growth-oriented environment. The Head of Programs will adeptly navigate cross-team collaboration, ensuring cohesive efforts and knowledge-sharing across departments. External collaboration with partners and stakeholders is a key facet of this role, requiring effective communication and relationship-building skills to further enhance the impact and reach of our programs.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE  FOR THE ROLE

  • Strong dedication to New Energy Nexus's mission, showcasing a profound understanding and alignment with organizational goals
  • 8-10 years of extensive experience in climate tech acceleration, deployment and supporting clean energy entrepreneurs, including a minimum of 5 years in a Senior Director role
  • 8-10 years of experience in developing and overseeing a portfolio of innovative and impactful programs, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and objectives
  • Proven track record in successfully navigating programs from ideation through fundraising, implementation, and scaling
  • Engineering degree or related science and technology background
  • Adept at evaluating emerging technologies and navigating the challenges associated with bringing innovative solutions to market
  • Ability to assess program effectiveness, make data-driven decisions, and drive continuous improvement of program outcomes
  • Demonstrated experience in securing program funding through diverse channels, including state and federal government and/or philanthropy
  • Expertise in developing and managing program budgets, optimizing resource allocation, and ensuring financial sustainability
  • Exceptional leadership and management skills, providing effective guidance and supervision to program leads while fostering a collaborative and high-performing team.
  • Strong writing and public speaking skills
  • Willingness and excitement to collaborate with external partners and travel regularly for speaking engagements as a Nexus ambassador worldwide

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES 

Program Oversight and Strategic Leadership

  • Provide strategic leadership and oversight to a portfolio of entrepreneur support programs, ensuring alignment with organizational goals. 
  • Guide the entire program lifecycle from ideation to scaling, even amid organizational restructuring and evolving team dynamics. 
  • Leverage experience in deploying technology and entering new markets, aligning programs with global market needs and trends with the ability to navigate a changing regulatory and funding landscape
  • Translate the strategic vision into actionable plans for program teams. 
  • Navigate ambiguity and guide teams to optimize collaboration and efficiency.

Program Quality and Impact

  • Oversee impact reporting and M&E to ensure the capture of data and metrics that drive continuous improvement of program impact and service delivery as well as provide accurate reporting to funders
  • Under the direction of the Managing Director, work with the Head of Partnerships, Events, and Brand to lead program design and evaluation for the purpose of securing new funding and supporting program renewal

Seasoned Team Leadership and Mentorship

  • Provide strong leadership and mentorship to program leads, setting a high standard for excellence in program execution. 
  • Support the professional growth and development of team members and foster a collaborative and high-performing team culture. 
  • Address operational and personnel issues within program teams promptly and effectively.
  • Create a positive and productive work environment where challenges are met with solutions and teamwork.

Strategic Leadership

  • Develop and articulate a clear and compelling strategic vision for a portfolio of programs to build an inclusive innovation ecosystem to support diverse entrepreneurs and a just and equitable clean energy transition in CA and beyond.
  • Develop our ramps and career pathways programming for innovators and entrepreneurs in disadvantaged and frontline communities.
  • Work with our labor and industry partners to implement workforce training partnerships that support the acceleration and deployment of climate solutions alongside the creation of high-quality family-supporting jobs.
  • Provide effective leadership by offering clear and purposeful guidance to program teams.

A TYPICAL DAY

In your role as the Head of Programs, your typical day will be dynamic and multifaceted. You'll collaborate with program teams to set priorities and review their progress, engage with entrepreneurs and stakeholders to identify opportunities for new initiatives or to grow our existing programming, participate in strategic planning sessions with the leadership team, and address any operational and personnel issues within the program teams. Your day will be marked by strategic thinking, hands-on leadership, and a commitment to supporting diverse entrepreneurs leading the way to 100% clean energy for the 100%.

WORKING AT NEW ENERGY NEXUS

Working at New Energy Nexus is an opportunity to make a positive impact in the clean energy industry and be part of a supportive and forward-thinking community. It will offer an innovative and collaborative work environment, fostering networking opportunities and providing diverse roles that allow for personal and professional growth.

This job is located in Berkeley, CA. New Energy Nexus offers a flexible work environment with this position being based in the Bay Area, CA and with an expectation to work out of our physical office minimum 2 designated days a week. Unfortunately, relocation assistance is not available for this role.

In addition, candidates for this role should be comfortable with international travel, as the position may involve travel to support New Energy Nexus’s work in the Global South.

BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION

Competitive compensation of $150 - $175K annually plus generous benefits including, medical, dental, vision, unlimited PTO, paid holidays and 401(K)

TO APPLY, TIMELINE, AND PROCESS

  • Submit your resume, cover letter  and responses to our application questions. 
  • Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until filled. 
  •  Interview process: Qualified applicants will participate in a series of interviews via Zoom. There will be 2-3 rounds of interviews.
  • Accommodation: If you require accommodations during the interview process, please contact us with your request.

New Energy Nexus is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, citizenship status, disability status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression of an otherwise qualified individual, or membership in any other class protected by applicable law. New Energy Nexus hires and promotes individuals on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. We strongly encourage diverse applicants to apply.

ABOUT THE ROLE & OPPORTUNITY

New Energy Nexus California is seeking a Head of Programs who will be entrusted with the strategic leadership, oversight, and growth of a portfolio of innovative and impactful programs in climate tech…

Compensación

Generous benefits including, medical, dental, vision, unlimited PTO, paid holidays and 401(K)

Generous benefits including, medical, dental, vision, unlimited PTO, paid holidays and 401(K)

Ubicación

Híbrido
El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Berkeley, CA
Berkeley, CA, USA

Cómo aplicar

  • Submit your resume, cover letter  and responses to our application questions. 
  • Application deadline: Priority deadline is April 30, 2024 and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until filled. 
  •  Interview process: Qualified applicants will participate in a series of interviews via Zoom. There will be 2-3 rounds of interviews.
  • Accommodation: If you require accommodations during the interview process, please contact us with your request.
  • Submit your resume, cover letter  and responses to our application questions. 
  • Application deadline: Priority deadline is April 30, 2024 and applications will be accepted on a…
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