Talent Development Manager

Redwood City, California, United States
20 days ago
Full time role


SB Energy DevCo (US) Inc.

Redwood City, CA, USA

SoftBank Group Chairman Masayoshi Son started SB Energy to deploy renewable energy at the scale required to combat climate change. ...

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Job Description

Do you want to work with high caliber professionals in a dynamic and growing company? Are you entrepreneurial, hard-working, and collegial? Are you committed to advancing the clean energy revolution? Join us at SB Energy, a world-leading company backed by SoftBank and Ares pairing cutting-edge innovation with best-in-class execution. Our Mission is to provide flexible renewable energy at scale, accelerating the global energy transition and benefiting our planet, customers, communities, and people.

SB Energy develops, constructs, and owns & operates some of the largest and most technically advanced renewable projects across the United States, with Headquarters in Redwood City, CA. The company was formed in 2015 as a subsidiary of Japanese multinational conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp. SB Energy launched its United States platform in 2019 and has quickly become one of the largest solar and storage developer/IPPs in the U.S.  With almost 1.7 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy projects in operation and a multi-GW pipeline, SB Energy is building the renewable energy future – today. SB Energy also utilizes its strong culture of innovation to identify and incorporate new technology into our projects, including our AI-based digital platform, to deliver renewable energy that is local, reliable, and matched to load.

Come join us in accelerating the energy transition to cleaner, more sustainable sources of power! 


Basic Function:

The Talent Development Manager will be responsible for designing, creating, and executing talent programs in relation to Learning, Development and Succession Planning for professional growth and career progression at SBE. This role will develop programs to train, coach and develop our current and future leaders, identify, and assess external programs through vendor partnerships, and create pathway opportunities across the team. The chief purpose of this role is to bring out the best in every person and the best in every team, so that we can deliver the best of ourselves to SBE’s mission and vision. 



  • Establish a vision and plan for SBE’s talent development strategy and drive the implementation of that strategy.
  • Design and influence a full suite of development experiences to strengthen business and individual capability and performance.
  • Partner with the Leadership Team to build Individual Development Plans for their teams while fostering SBE’s unique culture based on its values.
  • Coach and influence leadership on their active engagement in talent planning and development processes.
  • Manage existing and establish new programs to reinforce strong performance and potential and support our talent development and learning initiatives, including development of programs and content to help support our leaders, managers, and employees in many aspects of leadership development, job performance and professional skills.
  • Identify content and deliver programs for new and experienced people leaders to provide them with management fundamentals.
  • Establish metrics to measure the effectiveness of programs and development efforts.
  • Identify, oversee, and assess the effectiveness of vendor relationships to ensure programs and services meet our needs and objectives.
  • Drive and manage initiatives aimed at building a high-performance team, talent engagement, rewards & recognition and enhancing our culture of inclusion by working collaboratively with colleagues across the HR team.



  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant area or equivalent experience required
  • 6-8 years’ experience in talent/leadership development or related HR function
  • Strong skills and experience in managing talent initiatives, internal consulting, curriculum development and facilitation.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to both think strategically and translate strategy to tactical plans and drive implementation.
  • Strong analytical skills, including ability to synthesize data to identify themes and create solutions to address those issues.
  • Project management skills, organization skills, and strong time management skills are required to support ability to handle multiple key projects at a time.


Location: San Francisco Bay Area, CA preferred. We have a flexible hybrid working culture in our HQ in Redwood City but will consider remote work with travel.

Base Pay - $110,000 - $130,000


Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, such as skill set, experience, certifications, specific work location, and other non-discriminatory factors permitted by law. Base pay may vary per location due to differences in the cost of living.

The total compensation package for this position may also include an annual discretionary bonus, full Health & Wellness Benefits package, generous Long Term Incentive plan designed with our partnership mentality in mind, and other applicable incentive perks as outlined in any formal offer made. The final compensation package will be discussed with the candidate during the final stages of the hiring process.  


Our Health & Wellness Benefits

SB Energy’s Benefits programs are designed to support our team members and their families while keeping their well-being, happiness, and varying needs in mind. SB Energy employees may enroll in our benefits programs and take advantage of customized perks and offerings, including those designed to support families, however defined. We offer the following benefits to all team members:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance: 100% premium covered by the company, for employees and dependents​
  • Long-Term Disability (LTD), Life Insurance, AD&D and Voluntary Legal ​Insurance Plan
  • Competitive Retirement Benefits with 401(k) company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off and 11 Paid Company Holidays
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • 12 weeks fully paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) –​ Medical & Dependent FSA; Transit & Commuter FSA with employer contributions
  • Mental Health Wellness Offerings
  • Discounted Physical Wellness plan & Pet Insurance
  • Monthly reimbursement for Phone/Internet/Data
  • Phone Equipment Purchase Benefits
  • Thoughtful Hybrid Workplace Set-up Benefits

Promote Sustainability with a Purpose - At SB Energy, you may choose to become a part of our ‘Just Renewables’ Committee and work along with team members who share a belief in pursuing our mission in such a way that empowers a diverse and inclusive workforce that advances social justice and equity for our employees as well as partners and communities!

SB Energy is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. SB Energy strives to create an inclusive culture and safe environment for all.

To learn more about us, visit www.sbenergy.com.


SB Energy DevCo (US) Inc.

Redwood City, CA, USA

SoftBank Group Chairman Masayoshi Son started SB Energy to deploy renewable energy at the scale required to combat climate change. ...

View Company Profile