Head of Solar/Renewables - Recruitment Manager

< Back

Head of Solar/Renewables - Recruitment Manager

Job Title: Head of Solar/Renewables - Recruitment Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Los Angeles
Salary: $60-90K base + Commission + Override + Healthcare + 401K
Reference: HOSPMLA10/15
Contact Name: James Westwood
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 15, 2021 21:56

Job Description

Head of Solar – Recruitment Manager – LA (Venice Beach)


Change lives, save the planet, AND advance your career.


Our Piper Maddox, Renewable Energy brand, is going from strength to strength. With renewable energy being overall ranked one of fasting growing industries in the US. Our Piper Maddox brand in the West Coast has grown exponentially in it’s first 2 years, seeing 500% revenue growth year on year!


After a record-breaking year, we are continuing to take market share in some of our high growth areas. As a result, we have a continuous flow of hot jobs: Avg fees $50k, 60% is business-critical, & filled on a retained or exclusive basis, which needs to be serviced with a Head of Solar to grow into a Head of Renewable Energy leading 3 divisional teams being the mid-long-term goal.


Why consider a market change?

  • Red hot growth market, Forbes said it was the fastest-growing sector in the US
  • Relatively insulated from the Covid-19 pandemic – most renewable energy projects are viewed as critical infrastructure.
  • Less competition – the market has yet to be saturated with recruiters and Piper Maddox has quickly established itself as a leading name in the market.
  • Access to C-suite, our consultants often work directly with business leaders as true value-added partners.
  • Making a positive impact on the planet – you can feel really good about supporting businesses that are not only thriving but having a profoundly positive impact on the planet.
  • Piper Maddox, LHi's Renewable Energy brand, has seen growth of 146% in 2019 & seen increase productivity during this pandemic.
  • 60% of our clients are retained and the majority are exclusive


What you'll be doing?

  • In this leadership position, you'll be creating long-lasting relationships with VC-backed start-ups, and fortune 500 companies to help bring Renewable Energy to the country.
  • Becoming an industry expert in a niche market
  • Work alongside, support, and mentor some of the most successful consultants within the US, business development, and headhunting the best and brightest candidates. Researching, learning, and staying ahead of the curve on the latest trends and changes within your market.
  • Creating your own relationships with new clients across the US.
  • Leading by example to the junior members of the team, with the target of becoming a business unit leader.
  • Strategically build out a division with the support of our NYC blueprint


What are we looking for?

  • Prior experience managing the full-lifecycle candidate recruitment process (source, network, screen, recruit, market, and close top-tier talent).
  • You will have the drive, tenacity, and adaptability to continue thriving as an experienced recruiter and have the ambition to grow into a leadership capacity.
  • Passion for renewable energy, the way the world works, and the readiness to make your impact on this market.
  • Someone looking to step into or already managing a small team of recruiters.


What do we offer?

  • Competitive basic salary & an attractive uncapped commission structure - No Desk Fee / Threshold!50% Equity available, based on growth
  • Autonomous working environment
  • Flexible working
  • Extended lunch hours for Gym 2x a week
  • Quarterly Team / Office Incentive Day
  • Personalized leadership development program
  • Transparent promotion targets and career progression, with various career path opportunities
  • International relocation opportunities
  • Potential opportunity to take ownership of the EV vertical, within 6/12 months depending on the performance.


Why Apply?


Built on an award-winning UK & EU business, the last 5 years in the US speak for themselves; 56% business growth on 2020, year on year increased turnover, & 2021 see's us striving for more!

What makes us different from any other recruitment business... Our collaborative, high-performing but unique culture. Our Blueprint has been recognized as being '2020's 15th Best Company to Work For' + Forbes recognized ‘Best US Staffing Firms’.


Our leadership is driven by our 'Younger You' ethos, our hiring policy is based on 'Good Humans' & across life sciences, emerging tech & renewable energy industries we are 'Together Stronger.

So, if you are ready for the next step in your career, apply online, or let's have a confidential chat. *646 331 6279*


All of our people at LHi Group believe that diversity and inclusion is integral to the success of our global business and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from diverse backgrounds, fostering a culture of real inclusion. We believe that embracing diversity; celebrating people's differences and maintaining an equitable workplace enhances the journey for all of our teammates, employees, customers, and suppliers.


LHi Group is an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to providing an inclusive environment to all of our employees. This policy applies to every aspect of the business at LHi, including recruitment, hiring, training, career development, and termination. It is the responsibility of all LHi's people to follow this, we agree that we will not discriminate against any race, color, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability or any other factors prohibited by law.