Are you passionate about non-profit management and creating efficient, effective systems and processes? Does shaping the organization’s operational foundation as it scales for impact sound exciting to you? This is an opportunity to professionalize the Operations functions from the ground up vs executing a mature organizations' established policies and procedures. CEBA’s Director of Operations will report to the CFO / COO and will be responsible for developing and maintaining operational policies, procedures and compliance functions at a rapidly growing, non-profit trade association. This role helps realize CEBA’s vision by developing and supporting the underpinnings to necessary in supporting a world-class organization where talents are unleashed, processes zoom and work is fun.
Develop, maintain, and ensure adherence to operational policies and procedures
Lead staff resourcing management planning
Procure, distribute, and manage organizational assets and service agreements
Support the development and implementation of Finance, People, and Operations procedures and systems across the organization
Lead coordination and integration of efforts among internal teams to optimize organizational systems and processes
Support performance metric development and measurement tools across all teams
Develop and maintain strategic relationships with related organizations
Oversee all aspects of team offsites, including building a team of staff volunteers, working with the COO and other leaders on agenda, and overseeing all logistics for offsites
Manage office infrastructure resources and related organizational policies
Other duties as assigned.
This team is under development and may grow to include direct report(s).
A minimum of 7+ years' experience with a master’s degree and seven (or more) years of experience, or more professional experience may substitute for degrees
Bachelor’s degree in business or non-profit administration or related field preferred
Excellent leadership and organizational abilities
Superior knowledge of nonprofit industry regulations and operational guidelines
Working knowledge of customer relationship management (CRM) packages
Excellent written and oral communication
Demonstrated analytical skills
Proficiency in IT systems
Detailed and organized yet comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with frequent changes
Experience in non-profit organizations is helpful but not required
A commitment to CEBA’s core values of Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence (RISE)
Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
Communicate verbally and in written form with great facility and must be able to be understood.
Please provide a resume and cover letter.
About Clean Energy Buyers Alliance
Together, the Clean Energy Buyers Association (CEBA) and the Clean Energy Buyers Institute (CEBI) form the Clean Energy Buyers Alliance, and share a collective vision of customer-driven clean energy for all. The Alliance is an inclusive community of energy customers, clean energy providers, service providers, NGOs, philanthropies, and clean energy thought-leaders. Our aspiration is to achieve a 90% carbon-free U.S. electricity system by 2030 and to cultivate a global community of energy customers driving clean energy.
The Clean Energy Buyers Association is a business association with a mission to activate a community of energy customers and partners to deploy market and policy solutions for a carbon-free energy system. The Clean Energy Buyers Institute is a public benefit charity with a mission dedicated to solving the toughest market and policy barriers to achieving a carbon-free energy system.
Our guiding values and tenets are: we value respect in our treatment of people and the planet; integrity in how we conduct ourselves; service to our mission, stakeholders, and colleagues; and excellence in our programs and work. The core tenets that CEBA strives to foster include: Mission oriented, grounded by strategy, a spirit of partnership inside and outside of CEBA and innovation and entrepreneurship through healthy and respectful discord. We know that diversity is critical to realizing our vision of customer-driven clean energy for all because innovative solutions come from great minds who do not think alike.
Our Salary and Benefits We offer competitive compensation plus a comprehensive benefits package that aims to develop a world class team by holistically supporting the individual. CEBA believes that supporting all employees to have a full life, inside and outside of work, results in a team that feels personally engaged in CEBA’s success.
CEBA strives for salary equity based on the job, and the candidate’s experience, skills, education, and (once hired) performance at CEBA—not based on a candidate’s negotiation skills, gender, race, sexual orientation, or any other non-skills-based attributes.
Quality Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance, with substantial employer subsidy
401(k), with employer match
Life, AD&D, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
Generous Parental Leave for parents
Commuter and Wellness Benefits
Casual Work Environment, with flexible hours
Highly Flexible PTO
Earned sabbatical policy
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Achieving CEBA’s vision of a resilient, zero-carbon energy system requires creative problem-solving and a wide range of perspectives; CEBA knows that diversity not only makes our organization stronger, but also is foundational to our mission success.
CEBA is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives. This commitment is embodied in company policy and the way we do business at CEBA and is an important principle of sound business management.
Inclusion goes beyond diversity. All CEBA staff shall be committed to accepting and encouraging different perspectives. Creative solutions to tough problems is fostered by respectful challenging of one another’s thoughts and assumptions. CEBA will strive for inclusion also by being open to a variety of cultural practices and norms. We will strive to ever increase our understanding and unveil our unconscious biases.
CEBA provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, results of genetic testing, caregiver status, and past, present or prospective service in the military in addition to any other protected categories required by state, federal or local regulations. Equal employment opportunity, applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, discipline, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, and training. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
The Clean Energy Buyers Association (CEBA) is a membership association for energy customers seeking to procure clean energy across the U.S. Today, our membership of nearly 300 includes stakeholders from across the commercial and industrial sector, non-profit organizations, as well as energy providers and service providers.