Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) is 501(c)(3) nonprofit that advocates for market-based policy solutions to advance sustainable energy in the U.S. and internationally. CRS engages stakeholders across the sustainable energy landscape through its education, technical assistance, and policy-focused programs and outreach. CRS also administers the market-leading Green-e® programs, which offer independent environmental and consumer protection standards and certification for buyers and producers of renewable energy.
The Program Manager will join CRS’s policy and market development team to lead the Clean Energy Accounting Project (CEAP). CEAP supports the policy and market development team’s objective to advance sustainable energy and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by collaborating with NGOs, policymakers, and corporate leaders to develop clean energy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions accounting guidance addressing outstanding questions in voluntary and regulatory energy markets.
This position is not remote and requires in-person presence in CRS’s San Francisco based office. Currently CRS maintains a hybrid work schedule, but that could change based on the needs of the organization and other factors.
Qualifications and Preferred Skills:
- Master’s degree in related field and 3-5 years of relevant experience.
- Demonstrated experience convening and managing diverse stakeholder working groups.
- Relevant subject matter experience including, wholesale and retail renewable energy markets, renewable energy certificates (RECs), tracking systems, renewable and clean energy regulations, and impactful clean energy procurement strategies, GHG accounting best practices, and carbon impact claims.
- Flexible self-starter; able to multitask and prioritize across multiple projects; must be able to work independently.
- Significant experience with project management, member recruitment and member retention.
- Clear and proactive communicator, strong writing skills, comfortable speaking publicly and utilizing diverse media formats and partnerships to share and promote CEAP and its thought leadership.
- Experience using Salesforce, Zoom, and the Microsoft Suite.
The Program Manager will lead all aspects of the CEAP program including Advisory Committee engagement and retention, initiative proposal and selection, working group stakeholder recruitment and management, and initiative facilitation. Tasks will include:
- Designing and implementing up to 3 concurrent stakeholder tracking and engagement processes
- Managing working group outreach and logistics
- Supporting Advisory Committee recruitment, onboarding, and retention though the development and maintenance of membership agreements, promotional materials and targeted outreach in collaboration with the CRS program outreach team.
- Conducting qualitative research on relevant subjects and presenting findings
- Designing polls and questionnaires using SurveyMonkey or other similar platforms
- Drafting background materials and reports
- Leading and moderating consensus-based technical work groups
- Managing CEAP’s web presence
- Developing and delivering presentations at conferences, workshops and on webinars
- Track progress on CEAP’s budget goals and support the development of resources for CRS’s Board.
- Future direct management of an analyst position.
Additional Responsibilities as Needed:
Manager may also support additional CRS work which may include:
- Tracking and engaging in select initiatives addressing information disclosures and standards for renewable energy, GHG emissions and climate leadership
- Providing renewable energy and climate policy expert assistance to policymakers and industry stakeholders
- Writing white papers and presenting on best practices
- Assessing renewable energy and GHG impact strategies for corporations and institutions
The Program Manager will be a full-time exempt position with a target salary range for this position is $80,000-$90,000.
CRS, based in the Presidio National Park in San Francisco, offers a stimulating work environment with many opportunities for collaboration. The office operates on a hybrid schedule, providing flexibility to staff. In additions to comprehensive medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance, CRS offers a 401(k) match, partial commute expense reimbursement, competitive time off / PTO, and annual professional development benefits.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
CRS is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are important to our organization and accomplishing our work of promoting sustainable energy and addressing climate change. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, genetic information, marital status, or any applicable legally protected characteristic. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. CRS is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.