Director HR People Operations
Posted on 10/23/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Global provider of energy storage products, services, and AI-enabled cloud
Company Overview
Fluence, a global leader in energy storage products, services, and cloud-based software, is a compelling place to work due to its commitment to driving the clean energy transition across 40 markets worldwide. The company's robust sustainability framework, advanced AI-enabled SaaS products, and modular, scalable energy storage solutions demonstrate its technical prowess and industry leadership. Fluence's focus on creating resilient and sustainable electric grids, coupled with its ability to deliver turnkey solutions and optimize storage and renewable assets, positions it as a competitive player in the renewable energy sector.
AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding





Arlington, Virginia

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Arlington, VA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
People & HR
  • A strong people leader effective at developing, coaching, and motivating others, experience leading HR Operations and Payroll Teams
  • Broad knowledge of HR policies, practices, disciplines, and the full employee lifecycle, including onboarding, offboarding, employee engagement, and compliance
  • Strong understanding of Human Resources transactional processing activities
  • Current knowledge of applicable federal and state wage and hour laws and taxation; Federal and Statutory leaves, Employment Legislation
  • Considerable knowledge of laws, regulations, principles, procedures and practices related to Human Resources and data privacy
  • Deep expertise and proven ability in scaling operations globally where leveraging technology and standardizing/improving processes to deliver exceptional employee experiences are at the center of design and implementation
  • Strong project management skills and experience managing cross-functional relationships and priorities
  • Metrics / measurement / reporting centric with required savvy in related business reporting and management programs and practices
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: the ability to effectively listen and liaise with colleagues on all levels in a distributed, multicultural, detailed oriented environment
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent working experience
  • Commitment to promoting Fluence's core values: responsible, agile, leading and fun
  • HR Operations Leadership 80% / Payroll Leadership 20%
  • Assist in the design and directly oversee execution of local processes from onboarding to exits, and lifecycle events in between
  • Ensure robust compliance and controls across all payroll and HR policies/programs, procedures and transactions, as per government regulations
  • Ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal laws and regulations
  • Assists with employee benefits administration, including programs such as health or pension
  • Assists with benefits administration, including programs such as health, dental, vision, retirement, insurance and other programs
  • Management of SOX compliance items for region
  • Use advanced quantitative and qualitative analytical skills to grasp complexities and perceive relationships among problems and issues
  • Develop performance measurements to effectively maintain service level agreements and key performance indicators
  • Critically review and analyze current practices and identify process improvements leading to best-practice operations
  • Direct, develop, and coach team members to high performance and reaching their full potential