, Oregon


At Sunrun - we are solving one of the biggest challenges of our time: we are a Solartech company reinventing the way people power their homes and making Solar mainstream.

We are reducing carbon emissions, adding new jobs to the economy, and having fun while doing it. In 2007, Sunrun co-Founders Ed Fenster and Lynn Jurich set out to make home solar mainstream. Upfront cost was a huge barrier to home solar adoption, so they invented the model now known as "Solar as a Service." Sunrun allows homeowners to pay for solar power, not the panels. This means Sunrun owns, maintains, and monitors the system while homeowners pay for the electricity it produces. Each business day, we install $2 million worth of solar and facilitate one solar installation every 10 minutes. Our network of more than 30 leading solar installers employs more than 10,000 people.


The Director, Benefits is responsible for overall design, implementation, communication, and administration of the Company’s U.S. benefits programs and ensures that benefit programs remain competitive and support the company’s strategic objectives and comply with all regulations. This role will provide leadership and direct the overall strategic planning, management, administration, and ongoing evaluation of Sunrun’s H&W and retirement plans. This high impact role will work closely with functional leaders, cross functional leaders and from time to time, company leadership as well as maintaining a close collaboration with compensation partners to ensure the overall competitiveness of our Total Rewards. This role will lead the strategic planning and development of benefit plan design strategy and budget, in partnership with finance, and will oversees procurement, selection, negotiation and contracting process for all related third-party vendors.

This position reports to the Head of Total Rewards and manage a team of Benefits professionals.


  • Drive strategic thought leadership and direct the development, implementation and administration of various employee benefit plans and programs in line with the organization’s strategy designed to meet the needs of our current workforce, attract talent and strategically position the company and employees for short and long-term initiatives while ensuring continuous monitoring of the changing landscape and course correcting as applicable
  • Leads the design, budget and execution of the health & welfare and retirement plans and programs while ensuring consistency with best practices and mandates, standards and procedures
  • Develops multi-year strategic plan and philosophy in conjunction with the Total Rewards framework
  • Plans, manages, and executes effective employee enrollment strategies, communications, and education to attract and retain employees and deliver strong branding of benefits, and support employees’ and physical, financial, and mental health
  • Keeps abreast of external environment for emerging trends, regulatory changes, best practices, and provides highlights to management as appropriate. Responsible for on-going benchmarking of best practices and develops tools to measure program success and ROI
  • Ensures compliance with all government regulations, including ERISA reporting and disclosure requirements, FMLA, COBRA, HIPAA, FLSA, IRS, DOL, Health Care Reform, etc.
  • Enhance & drive a culture of wellbeing across the organization that will deliver an improved employee experience for all levels of the organization including supporting diversity, equity & inclusion initiatives



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • At least 10 years of progressive Corporate Benefits or Benefits consulting experience required with a strong background in design, development, financing, and delivery of U.S. Health and Welfare programs and retirement plans
  • Proven track record of successfully partnering with key stakeholders, particularly Finance, Tax, and Legal colleagues to ensure all benefits programs and plans are understood and appropriately managed across the organization
  • Experience working in a shared services environment with effective strategies to reinforce a shared services engagement model
  • Strong business and financial acumen required, including knowledge of actuarial concepts; able to structure and analyze data, develop insights, and formulate an aligned approach and plan
  • Leadership presence with strong collaboration and conflict resolution skills; able to articulate a value proposition and secure buy-in and support from key stakeholders
  • Demonstrates initiative and drive; self-motivated, organized, and detail oriented; proven capability to thoughtfully plan and simultaneously manage multiple projects
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced work environment
  • Operates with the highest integrity, appropriately manages information of a highly confidential nature
  • Strong Google Workspace skills required

Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone.


We are committed to equal employment opportunity without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

, Oregon

Our world is getting smarter.

Smarter phones. Smarter technology. Smarter innovations. So why are we still in the dark when it comes to energy? That’s what drives Sunrun to do what we do every day: provide planet-changing home solar in a simple, inexpensive, low-risk way.

The Sunrun vision is to create a planet run by the sun—because we know it’s the one world-changing difference every one of us can all make. We've already helped tens of thousands of homeowners make the switch and we're constantly looking for new ways to make solar accessible to even more homeowners. We're excited for what's ahead and believe this is just the beginning.

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