Director of Strategy

United States
about 2 months ago
Full time role

Company

Arcadia

Arcadia is a nationwide home energy platform providing clean energy and savings. Arcadia Power is remaking the customer utility experience ...

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Job Description

Arcadia is the technology company empowering energy innovators and consumers to fight the climate crisis. Our software and APIs are revolutionizing an industry held back by outdated systems and institutions by creating unprecedented access to the data and clean energy needed to make a decarbonized energy grid possible.

In 2014, Arcadia set out on its mission to break the fossil fuel monopoly and since then we have been knocking down the institutional barriers to unlock decarbonization. To date, we have connected hundreds of thousands of consumers and small businesses with high-quality clean energy options. Fast forward to today, and now, we’re thinking even bigger. We have launched Arc, an industry-defining SaaS platform that empowers developers and energy innovators to deliver their own custom, personalized energy experiences, accelerating the transformation of the industry from an analog energy system into a digitized information network.

Tackling one of the world’s biggest challenges requires out-of-the-box thinking & diverse perspectives. We’re building a team of individuals from different backgrounds, industries, & educational experiences. If you share our passion for ushering in the era of the clean electron, we look forward to learning what you would uniquely bring to Arcadia!

What we’re looking for

The Director of Strategy will be a leader within the newly created Performance & Strategic Initiatives function at Arcadia. As Director of Strategy, you will help build a strategic planning function for the business as well as lead strategic projects that help accelerate the growth of the company. You will develop a deep understanding of the markets and customers, help develop the plan that prioritizes resources for maximum impact and establish how we track, measure & communicate the overall health of the business.

You will partner with groups across the business including our sales, product, marketing, finance and data team to set company goals, plans, and execution. You will be a trusted partner to senior leadership at Arcadia who shares data-driven id eas to direct company strategy and plans. The ideal candidate is both a proficient doer and a forward-thinking strategist with a high capacity for growth and an ability to adapt and move fast.

Arcadia is headquartered in Washington, DC, and open to fully remote candidates.

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What you’ll do

  • Lead the company-wide goal-setting and tracking process, while challenging the organization to address opportunities and drive processes to exceed goals consistently
  • Lead the annual and quarterly strategic planning processes in partnership with leaders across the business
  • Co-create and implement a company-wide prioritization framework that assigns value and cost to decisions to ensure the most impactful projects get resources
  • Develop a deep understanding of how an energy data platform can build value across a diversity of industries, markets, and geographies
  • Incubate growth initiatives into business plans and establish cross-functional operations to support the execution
  • Run high-value cross-functional projects that accelerate Arcadia’s strategy
  • Use data to drive key levers of the business through strategy and cross-team collaboration
  • See around corners to know what will make the business grow and run more smoothly before we get there

Must-haves

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 8-10 years of relevant experience at a top-tier management consulting firm, technology, or energy business
  • Experience partnering with sales and product management teams in a business-to-business focused industry
  • Excellent eye for business, analytical and reporting skills
  • Outstanding executive-level verbal and written communication skills
  • Passion for solving complex problems and building scalable processes
  • Comfort working in a high-growth, constantly changing environment
  • Experience in prioritization of deliverables and tasks, taking ownership, leading data-driven analyses, and influencing results
  • Experience in people management, including developing junior team members

Nice-to-haves

  • MBA or other relevant advanced degrees preferred
  • Experience in energy, climate, or sustainability

Benefits:

  • "Remote first" culture - work anywhere in the US as long as you have a reliable internet connection
  • Flexible PTO - no accrued hours and no limit on the number of vacation days employees can take each year
  • 15 annual company-wide holidays including a week long "summer break"
  • 10 days sick leave
  • Up to 4 weeks bereavement leave
  • 2 volunteer days off
  • 2 professional development days off
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave for all parents
  • Weekly "flex time" - no internal meetings on Tuesdays and Friday afternoons
  • 80-95% employer cost coverage for medical, dental, and vision benefits for employees and dependents
  • Annual budget to use on conferences, books, classes, workshops or anything that contributes to professional development

Eliminating carbon footprints, eliminating carbon copies.

Here at Arcadia, we cultivate diversity, celebrate individuality, and believe unique perspectives are key to our collective success in creating a clean energy future. Arcadia is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Arcadia

Arcadia is a nationwide home energy platform providing clean energy and savings. Arcadia Power is remaking the customer utility experience ...

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