Contract Talent Acquisition Business Partner

Human Resources Denver, Colorado Open, United States


Description

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 in the process of obtaining our B Corp certification,  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 Talent Acquisition Business Partner for a 6 month contract to join our team and help us achieve our ambitious goals for our business and the planet.

What you get to do: 

As a TABP on our Talent Team, you'll work closely with our other TABP (Talent Acquisition Business Partners) and hiring managers to develop strategies to find high-quality, passive candidates for our Engineering and Product teams. As a Talent Business Partners working across the Engineering/Product and other hard to fill openings in the organization, you will have a direct and enormous impact on Uplight’s ability to scale our business with exceptional team members. 

What you will contribute: 

  • The Talent Acquisition Business Partner to help us take our talent acquisition function to the next level.
  • Generate pipelines of high-quality, passive candidates by utilizing robust, creative, and outside-the-box sourcing strategies to identify and engage with passive technical talent.
  • Conduct initial screens with candidates to qualify their experience against the Hiring Managers' requirements.
  • Manage upwards of 5 hard-to-fill roles at any given time, source qualified candidates, create a positive candidate experience and provide a smooth handoff to the hiring manager.
  • Design top-of-funnel strategy alongside Recruiters and Hiring Teams, serving as the subject matter expert on the competitive landscape and on creative sourcing techniques.
  • Prioritize building a diverse team at every step of the recruiting process, ensuring our top-of-funnel efforts and interviews provide candidates of all backgrounds with equal, unbiased consideration and opportunity.
  • Share detailed information about the role, the team, and life at Uplight with candidates to generate their enthusiasm about the team even further.
  • Develop a strong understanding of Uplight’s tech stack and a familiarity with the needs of all of our technical teams.

What you bring to Uplight:

  • Corporate recruiting and/or agency recruiting experience is required.
  • 5+ years of experience sourcing technical talent within a high-growth, startup or recruiting agency, preferred.
  • Prior experience managing upwards of 5 hard-to-fill roles at any given time.
  • Proactive self-starter who navigates ambiguity with ease.
  • Results-oriented and always eager to get things done, but never at the cost of a thoughtful or strategic approach. You use data to inform your priorities and actions, and track metrics to understand your progress.
  • You know this job is first and foremost a partnership, with candidates and with the teams you recruit for; you take a proactive, consultative approach with these relationships, building trust consistently and quickly.
  • Communication is one of your most salient strengths. You are proactive, clear, and compelling in your written and oral communication.
  • The team is a priority for you; you care about our goals as an organization, enable others to do their best work, and love working together to come up with the best solutions.
  • You are insatiably curious and a lifelong learner, always seeking to improve your craft and to learn everything there is to know about the company, the teams you partner with, the market, recruiting... you know you are never done learning and investing in the journey!
  • Experience using a variety of sourcing tools including but not limited to: LinkedIn Recruiter, StackOverflow, GitHub, Entelo, Hiretual, Gem, Beamery, Hired.com. 
  • Familiar with ATS systems (we use Jobvite), resume databases, internet sourcing tools, and complex spreadsheets.
  • Work well in fast past, high growth environment. 
  • Excellent communication skills.

Hourly contract rate range: $55 to $65 / hour

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.