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Director of Leadership and Talent Development



Administration, People & HR
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

Crusoe Energy is on a mission to unlock value in stranded energy resources through the power of computation.

Take a look at what we do! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rlt8k71Quqw

We aim to align the long term interests of the climate with the future of global computing infrastructure. As data centers consume an exponentially growing power footprint to deliver technology to all connected devices, we are inspired by making sure that the energy meeting that demand is sourced in an environmentally responsible fashion. Crusoe co-locates mobile data centers with stranded energy resources, like flare gas and underloaded renewables, to deliver low-cost, carbon-negative distributed computing solutions. Crusoe Cloud is a managed cloud services platform powered by stranded energy that enables climate-friendly innovation in computationally intensive fields including artificial intelligence, graphics rendering and computational biology.

About This Role:

Crusoe is looking for a Senior Manager, Leadership and Talent Development to join our change-making People Team. Reporting to the Head of Leadership & Talent Development, you will play a key-role in designing, implementing and maintaining enterprise development programs. You will co-deliver a best-in-class leadership program led by your Director. This position will require you to use your experience in building and executing integrated learning initiatives that drive high performance and enhance our employee experience and culture. You will help drive change-management strategies and champion initiatives that create a framework for employee career pathing and skill development.

A Day In The Life:

  • Lead the ongoing build-out and engagement of our LMS (WorkRamp) as we work to scale continued education and skill building across Crusoe.

  • Work with leaders across the organization on professional development with the use of nationally-recognized resources for career pathing and job architecture across Crusoe.

  • Develop and execute inclusive people programs and strategies that engage, retain, and develop employees, including but not limited to: onboarding, performance management, talent review, and succession planning.

  • Implement and support ongoing leadership development philosophy, strategy and education.

  • Provide professional development coaching for employees/leadership program participants under the guidance of your Director.

  • Deploy measurement systems to track and report progress on both LMS and Performance Management systems.

  • Advise and make recommendations on talent management problems and practices in conjunction with employee relations partners.

  • Facilitate leadership event planning, team retreats and various training initiatives for various audiences within the organization.

You Will Thrive In This Role If:

  • You are a self-starter with innovation and drive for excellence

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent amount of experience

  • 3-5+ years of experience in L & D or Organizational Development

  • Experienced in building and managing an in-house LMS platform

  • Certification/ Experience in Leadership Development Training (SLII by Blanchard Companies preferred.)

  • Certification in Behavioral or Strengths Based Assessment Training. (DISC, Cliffton Strengths, Culture Index, Birkman etc.)

  • Practiced in leveraging and training on performance management software

  • Exceptional written composition and verbal communication skills

  • Proven ability to conduct both small- and large-scale trainings with energy and professionalism

  • Proficiency in instructional design for live, virtual and LMS audiences

  • Experience with coaching and training professionals from individual contributor up to middle management. (Preferred)

  • Proven capacity to implement operations and processes in L & D to maximize business efficiency.

  • Willingness to travel domestically for trips ranging in 1-4 days in length.

  • Must be able to pass a background check

  • Our Company values speak to you, resonate with you, make sense to you and how you desire to work


  • Industry competitive pay

  • Restricted Stock Units in a fast growing, well-funded technology company

  • Health insurance package options that include HDHP and PPO, vision, and dental for you and your dependents

  • Employer contributions to HSA accounts

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability

  • Teladoc

  • 401(k) with a 100% match up to 4% of salary

  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule

  • Cell phone reimbursement

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Subscription to the Calm app

  • Company paid commuter benefit; $50 per pay period

Compensation Range:
Compensation will be paid in the range of $170,000-$200,000. Restricted Stock Units are included in all offers. Compensation to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

Crusoe Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.