Vice President, People & Culture (Remote Eligible)

6 days ago
Full time role


GreenBiz Group

GreenBiz Group is a media and events company that accelerates the just transition to a clean economy. Through events that ...

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Job Description

We’re looking for a Vice President, People and Culture to lead the vision, strategy, development, and execution of our human resources, talent, and culture management strategy and initiatives. You will partner with the executive team and key stakeholders to ensure the advancement of an empowered, diverse and mission-driven team, and actively plan for future talent and culture needs. You are equally comfortable engaging at a strategic level while rolling up your sleeves to get the job done. This is a new role at a fast-growing company, affording you the opportunity to directly impact the success and growth of the business. You have a passion to confront climate change and empower communities to build a better future. Overall compensation (base salary + discretionary bonus or commission if sales) for this role will be provided commensurate with years of experience and qualifications within the following range: $170,000 - $215,000 plus health and wellness benefits.


  • Develop and execute GreenBiz Group’s people and culture strategy, with a focus on building a high-performing team that supports our mission and business goals
  • Lead and implement learning strategies, development programs, and annual performance management processes to support the growth and advancement of our employees
  • Create a culture of feedback, both as part of the performance management process, and by facilitating healthy, consistent  employee communications and team interactions
  • Lead diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy, including developing and executing programs in support of a diverse, empowered, and engaged workforce
  • Develop talent recruitment, onboarding, and retention strategies with a focus on attracting and maintaining a diverse team, with the support of the Talent Acquisition Partner
  • Provide active, intentional leadership to the staff and executive team; deliver timely and constructive feedback; monitor the accomplishment of the team and individual goals and objectives; provide mentoring and coaching; foster an environment of continuous learning and improvement
  • Develop strategies and communications aimed at maintaining a healthy workplace environment that supports collaboration, employee engagement, open communication, and a healthy work/life balance 
  • Develop a competitive compensation plan that aligns with our business goals and best practices of peer organizations
  • Serve as a human resources subject matter expert and ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local employment laws
  • Manage, administer and continually evaluate employee benefits programs in collaboration with support staff. 
  • Develop and implement talent management, recruitment, and HR software solutions 


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of human resources experience in a high-growth environment
  • Demonstrated experience providing strategic human resources leadership to management and staff at all levels in support of the organization’s mission
  • Experience building high-performing teams and scaling organizations
  • Demonstration of critical thinking skills and the use of data and analytics in strategic decision making 
  • Well-developed and highly effective listening, communication, and presentation skills, with the ability to engage at all levels of the organization
  • Experience developing and executing diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives
  • Well-developed mentoring, coaching, and facilitation skills
  • Compliance experience with federal, state, and local employment laws
  • Experience using people operations software tools (Zenefits and JazzHR preferred)

About GreenBiz Group

GreenBiz offers a culture that is collaborative, hardworking, and fun. Our office is located in the heart of downtown Oakland, California, just steps away from the 12th St. Oakland City Center BART and AC Transit lines. Currently, we are all working remotely from home. Please include a cover letter and resume when applying and familiarize yourself with our website at

We offer a competitive employee benefits package including:

  • Full medical and dental benefits
  • Retirement savings options
  • Generous holiday schedule
  • Discretionary paid vacation time
  • Paid sick time
  • Two paid volunteer days per year
  • Reimbursement for home office expenses
  • Employee stock option plan

Vaccination Requirement

GreenBiz Group requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and remote roles. GreenBiz Group provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements unless it results in undue hardship for the business. Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.

Equal Employment Opportunity

GreenBiz Group values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. GreenBiz Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

GreenBiz Group

GreenBiz Group is a media and events company that accelerates the just transition to a clean economy. Through events that ...

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