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Energy Policy and Regulatory Manager

Full Time, Permanent — Sydney, NSW

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Brighter Together
At Brighte, we believe every Australian deserves access to a sustainable and comfortable home. How do we help Australian’s achieve this? We build innovative mobile and web platforms, responsible and seamless financial solutions, and relationships with customers and vendors that last. Our addressable market is massive and rooted in a positive mission that empowers Australian’s and the growing and critically important sustainability market.
We have been recognised for our incredible work in diversity and inclusion and have a leadership team that is passionate about building a high-performing culture where people feel a sense of belonging. If you’re keen to work for a mission-driven company, with smart people who live and breathe Brighte’s values, have a read below.
This role exists within Brighte’s emerging energy business. Alongside the Head of Corporate Affairs, you will be responsible for shaping the energy landscape for the Brighte Energy business growth. You will help us to make sure that our voice and input matter, and we can change things that move the whole industry forward to empower homes to be more sustainable.

What you'll do

  • Identify regulatory risks and opportunities for Brighte in a timely manner.
  • Be our subject matter expert on relevant technical issues and standards.
  • Provide content for submissions to regulators and government
  • Represent Brighte at technical working groups.
  • Contribute deeply to conversations about Brighte’s long term direction.

Who you are

  • Minimum 7-10 years of relevant post-qualification experience.
  • Deep knowledge and experience in NEM is a must. You know the players, the standards, the network, and the history.
  • Have technical background and understand the impacts of market rules/regulations for a broad range of areas and relevant technical standards, and can see how these can impact Brighte’s strategy.
  • Knowledgeable in ranges of energy technologies and equipment.
  • Have a track record of having influenced policy and regulations.
  • Know how to use working groups and how to influence others and evangelise business’s position to make sure the end customers have a great experience and great products.
  • Understand the obstacles of current or future regulations that could hinder our business and opportunities of regulatory change that could create incredible opportunities for our products and household customers.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills combined with a detailed oriented mindset.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Why Brighte

  • Employee Share Options. We want to build a successful company which means sharing the potential upside together.
  • Flexible working. It's all about balance so feel free to work from home when you need to.
  • Generous Parental Leave Policy. We couldn't get where we are today without our families.
  • Diversity and Inclusion. Winning Best Workplace Diversity award at the 2020 Finnies.
  • Employee Assistance Program. For confidential financial, work, relationship, or wellbeing support.
  • Recognition and Reward Brighte Stars program. We drive a culture of recognition and celebration by shining a light on our accomplishments and everyday victories.
  • Nutritious food. A well-stocked pantry including free breakfast, daily fresh fruit, espresso coffee, yogurt, Tim Tams, and many more snacks to make work feel a little more like home. We've also got kombucha, beer, and wine on tap.
  • End-of-Trip Facilities. Cycle into work, lock up your wheels, and have a shower in our end-of-trip facilities with towel service and hair dryers.
We’re a high performing team and proud to be backed by investors who believe in our mission and the opportunity we have ahead of us. Airtree Ventures, Mike Cannon-Brookes’ Grok Investments, Kim Jackson and Scott Farquhar’s Skip Capital as well as Qualgro Partners continue to help us scale our teams and products.
We’re recognised as one of Australia’s leading fintech companies, having been ranked the 6th fastest growing Technology Business in Australia in the Deloitte Fast 50/500 (2020) and winning the inaugural Finder Green Award (2020). We’ve also been recognised as a leading FinTech by the Australian Financial Review, Fintech Business Awards and KPMG.
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Acknowledgement of Country

Brighte acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional custodians of our land - Australia. We pay our respect to them and their cultures and to the elders past, present and emerging. The Gadigal of the Eora Nation are the traditional custodians of the land on which Brighte’s office stands.