Full-Cycle Recruiter

San Francisco
about 1 month ago
Full time role


Founded in 2014, Generate builds, owns, and operates sustainable infrastructure to deliver affordable and reliable resource solutions for companies, governments, ...

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Job Description


Generate Capital is a leading investment and operating platform for sustainable infrastructure. Founded in 2014, Generate has been accelerating the Infrastructure Revolution for years, partnering with pre-eminent innovators with a diversified fleet of over 2,000 sustainable infrastructure assets, serving more than 1000 customers and communities. We are the one-stop shop for technology companies, developers and integrators for capital and help to deploy sustainable infrastructure and for customers to meet resilience, decarbonization and cost savings goals.

Climate change, and the related resource challenges of food insecurity, energy poverty, and water scarcity, require an unrelenting focus on delivering solutions at the urgency and scale required. At Generate, we believe that we can solve the world’s most pressing resource issues by taking a systems-level approach, one that has the appropriate time horizon and the financial, operational, and human capacity to comprehensively address the challenges before us. We recognize that our stakeholder alignment is our license to operate: customers, communities, innovators, developers, employees, capital partners and the planet all must win.

We do work others can’t. Generate is the long-term, flexible, operationally capable, and values-driven partner for pioneering project developers and solutions providers, offering an empathetic and experienced approach to solving the world’s most important problems.

Joining Generate is an opportunity to help build a cutting-edge, values-driven organization that is redefining the economics of sustainable infrastructure. At Generate we take a long-term approach to our people and are committed to building a diverse, equitable, and empathetic workforce that is willing to roll up our sleeves and do what it takes to get infrastructure projects built. We integrate our values – integrity, collaboration, excellence, intellectual honesty, and accountability – at all levels, in all of our decisions. Certified as a Great Place to Work, Generate offers employees a collaborative culture, opportunities for personal growth and exposure to ongoing learning opportunities.

 What you can expect from us:

  • The ability to truly “do well by doing good”; indeed, we really are changing the world
  • An opportunity to help build a cutting-edge, values-driven organization that is leading the Resource Revolution and redefining the economics of distributed, sustainable infrastructure
  • The integration of our values – integrity, collaboration, excellence, intellectual honesty, and accountability – at all levels and with our many stakeholders
  • An opportunity for entrepreneurship and leadership in building out and managing the company’s operational infrastructure and the teams to support it
  • A commitment to your professional development, ongoing learning opportunities, and overall growth as a person
  • The ability to work with a team with decades of collective experience financing and managing billions of dollars of sustainable infrastructure, leading successful startups, and growing great people
  • Competitive pay and benefits



Generate Capital is hiring a Full-Cycle Recruiter to help build a world-class recruiting function in support of our next phase of growth. Reporting to the Vice President of Talent, the mission of this position is to hire the best talent on the planet while contributing to a scalable, values-led, and data-driven recruiting culture. As a core member of the recruiting team, this individual will be a source of innovation and a guardian of our culture. Top candidates will be deeply passionate about our mission, service-oriented, exceptional at their craft, highly adaptive, obsessed with the insights data can provide, and willing to learn and lead while rapidly pursuing operational excellence.

What you will be doing at Generate Capital:

  • Lead full-cycle recruiting across Generate’s corporate functions and investment team
  • Partner with hiring managers to assess their talent requirements and advise on the best hiring strategy
  • Deliver a differentiated and efficient experience for candidates and hiring teams
  • Support innovative and impactful initiatives that identify and attract diverse world-class talent
  • Leverage and optimize Generate’s recruiting technology suite (current tools: Greenhouse, Talent Wall, and ChartHop)
  • Ensure interview quality and mitigate bias by institutionalizing high-quality assessment tools
  • Partner with the VP, Talent on workforce planning initiatives and to monitor and proactively meet Generate’s evolving organizational needs
  • Collaborate with the People team as we continue to build and evolve our culture

Candidate Qualifications & Core Characteristics:

  • A demonstrated passion for, or commitment to, our mission
  • 4-7 years of talent acquisition experience in high-growth environments
  • Ability to drive results through influence and trust with internal and external stakeholders at all levels; you get your juice from finding solutions to tricky problems and being in service to others
  • Fluent in operational best practices including recruiting systems, tools, and reporting
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, including empathy, intuition, and listening
  • Track record of a commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and a belief that diverse teams win
  • High level of self-awareness and humility, with excitement about confronting uncomfortable situations or new challenges
  • Intellectual agility, curiosity, and creativity; problem-solving is your default mode
  • Entrepreneurial spirit: flexibility, comfort with risk, recognition that “perfect can be the enemy of good”
  • Unimpeachable integrity and glowing references
  • Experience in financial services and/or sustainability is preferred but not required

Generate’s compensation packages are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. Salary decisions take into account a wide variety of factors including, but not limited to: skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, geographic location, and other business and organizational needs. A reasonable estimate of the base salary range for this role is $123,900 - $212,400. In addition, the compensation package may include a discretionary bonus and other benefits, including health care benefits, retirement benefits, benefits permitting paid days off (including sick leave, parental leave, and paid time off or vacation benefits), and other benefits that must be reported for federal tax purposes. It is not typical for an individual to be hired at the top of this range. 

Generate Capital is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or handicap, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Founded in 2014, Generate builds, owns, and operates sustainable infrastructure to deliver affordable and reliable resource solutions for companies, governments, ...

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