Regulatory Analyst

  • Inspire Clean Energy
  • Santa Monica, CA
  • Sep 09, 2021

Job Description


Inspire is a clean energy technology company on a mission to transform the way consumers access clean energy and to accelerate the world’s transition to a net-zero carbon future. We provide our customers with access to renewable energy from wind, solar, and hydro powered sources without service interruptions or costly installations at a flat, predictable monthly rate. For every year that a customer spends with Inspire Clean Energy, they have a greater impact on climate change than 10 years of strict recycling. Our rapidly growing team of mission-driven, climate enthusiasts is passionate, innovative and committed to a better future for the planet.


Inspire is seeking a Regulatory Analyst to help our business unlock transformative innovations in clean energy and smart home technology and support our rapid, intelligent growth. As a Regulatory Analyst, you will work with Inspire’s head of Regulatory Strategy to support commercial opportunities, maintain multi-jurisdictional compliance, manage regulatory risk, track policy developments, and collaborate with teams across the business as a subject-matter expert. If you are driven by the hope that we can win the fight against climate change and energized by the prospect of overhauling an outdated industry, join Inspire.


  • Manage Regulatory Risk: Partner with the sales team to ensure regulatory and legal risk is prudently controlled; own primary communications with regulatory bodies, providing accurate and timely responses to maintain Inspire’s good standing and the trust of regulators.
  • Optimize & Redesign Regulatory Compliance: Take ownership of Inspire’s compliance program by developing a deep understanding of varied, complex regulations, implementing scalable processes to ensure consistent performance, and enhancing the audit function to ensure compliance is maintained.
  • Provide Actionable Analysis of Policy Developments: Track retail energy, energy management, and renewable energy regulatory and legal developments, and inform key stakeholders of commercial risks and opportunities.
  • Be a Strategic Partner in Driving Market and Product Expansion: Assess regulatory requirements and risk for new markets and products; bring a solutions-oriented mindset when guiding the business through the regulatory landscape; manage the regulatory uncertainties inherent in being a first mover.


  • Develop a format and cadence for regular briefs on key energy and technology legal developments across all current and near-term markets.
  • Research, summarize, and socialize regulatory requirements for each new market in an actionable way that ensures all departments understand the requirements and the resources and steps required for compliance.
  • Develop and improve existing processes to ensure that marketing risk is adequately managed, all regulatory filings and notices are compliant and timely, and all regulatory obligations are met and maintained.


  • By the end of 2021, you have formalized a holistic set of compliance processes and are able to independently oversee the compliance program, including the development of an organized regulatory deadline system that is shared across stakeholders.
  • By the end of 2021, you will have developed strong, authentic relationships across multiple departments.
  • By the end of 2021, you will be able to operate independently with minimal supervision and work proactively to identify, escalate and address compliance risks.


  • Passion - You care deeply about your work, recognizing the role it plays in accelerating the success of climate solutions.
  • Good Listener - In conversations with peers, you first always seek to understand using attentive listening and clarifying questions.
  • Meticulous - Details matter to you, leading to a low tolerance for errors.
  • Analytical - You approach complex questions rationally and methodically, leading to deep understanding and the ability to make thoughtful, evidence-based recommendations.
  • Accountable - You take ownership of issues and projects, escalate risks appropriately, and drive matters to successful and timely completion.
  • Ethical - You possess and demonstrate the highest levels of integrity and professionalism, are independent and exercise good judgment, and are comfortable taking a strong stand when necessary.
  • Can Disagree without Being Disagreeable - You are able to present and advocate for an opposing view collaboratively, instead of adversarially.


  • Must Have
    • 3-5 years work experience to include at least 1-2 in related role specifically marketing, sales, legal, or regulatory compliance
    • Prior experience utilizing a variety of analytical and research techniques to resolve complex regulatory issues
    • Driven, hardworking, with consistent follow-through
    • Demonstrated ability to perform, interpret and synthesize data-driven quantitative and qualitative analyses to distill and present to a variety of audiences and levels across the organization
    • Skilled at building and maintaining effective interpersonal relationships
  • Nice to Have
    • Retail energy experience
    • Paralegal or related experience in a legal setting
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Working knowledge of Tableau
    • Proficiency in GSuite tools such as Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Slides and Calendar as well as Microsoft Excel

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