Lead Compliance Analyst

RWEAustin, TexasFull Time

**RWE Clean Energy, LLC , Austin, Valhalla

** Functional area: Legal / Compliance

Remuneration: Exempt

RWE Clean Energy is hiring a Lead Compliance Analyst who will be responsible for providing leadership, independent compliance oversight, guidance, and direction to maintain compliance with the applicable North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Operations and Planning Standards to support the reliability of the Bulk Electric System. This role will work with minimal supervision and limited guidance when managing complex projects and solutions that support the internal compliance program. This position is a key member of the Asset Management and Compliance team within RWE Clean Energy!


  • Serves as a Subject Matter Expert in applicable NERC Operations and Planning Standards for the Generator Owner(GO) and/or Generator Operator (GOP) functions, preferably in the renewable industry
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of how the company meets, maintains, and monitors compliance
  • Facilitates periodic internal compliance assessments and spot checks on applicable NERC Standards
  • Participates in industry focus groups and conferences to share information and stay abreast of the ever-changing NERC compliance landscape
  • Works on significant and unique issues and provides independent judgment in methods, techniques, and evaluation for meeting and maintaining compliance
  • Lead mock audits or gap assessments- to ensure compliance with the applicable NERC Standards
  • Develops and maintains internal controls and processes to support the compliance program
  • Develops measures to identify areas for process improvements and work with the team for implementation
  • Provides thought leadership and works on broader projects to meet company objectives and goals
  • Assist in developing responses to legal and regulatory inquiries
  • Provides consultation, interpretation, and implementation of regulatory and reliability requirements
  • Prepares, reviews, or submits materials for Audits, Self-Certifications, Self-Reports, Mitigation Plans, and Reliability Standard Audit Worksheets
  • Serves as an interface or primary point of contact between the Regulatory Compliance Department and internal stakeholders to support roles and responsibilities to meet and maintain compliance
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field
  • Ability to manage, prioritize, and execute multiple activities, depending on the team and the business
  • Experience in implementing and/or maintaining a NERC compliance program
  • Highly motivated self-starter willing to take on new challenges
  • Ability to build strong relationships
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Experienced in Excel, SharePoint, database tools, or compliance monitoring programs
  • Experience with audits, internal controls, and industry best practices
  • Experience with NERC and Regional portal administration applications
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of experience in compliance, legal or regulatory environment applicable to power generation or related field and at least six (6) years of experience in NERC compliance
  • A combination of education, certifications, and experience will also be considered

Pay range: The annual base salary range for this position in New York is $130,000 - $158,000 . The listed salary range represents our good faith estimate for this position and represents the range for new hire salaries across all U.S locations. Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. RWE considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s education & work experience, training & certifications, and key skills as well as market and business considerations at the time of the offer.

Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays. Eligible employees also participate in short-term incentives, in addition to salary.

RWE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

For 125 years RWE has been the source of energy for millions of people across the globe. Now we’re making all that energy green. This decade alone we’re investing €50bn into renewables and will be carbon neutral by 2040 – ten years earlier than most other global targets. This is a chance to play a key role on our journey.

Join our renewables specialists, working across the clean energy spectrum to grow our operations to 50 GW by 2030 – with some of the world’s largest on and offshore wind farms and industry-leading hydrogen initiatives. We’re also considered innovators in solar development including floating photovoltaics and agri-photovoltaics. Or add your expertise to our supply and trading operations, brokering renewable electricity, green gas, commodities, and CO2 emission allowances from one of our advanced energy trading floors.

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** Any questions? Contact in Recruiting: Jaime Prechtel,

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