Regulatory Associate- EMEA

Who is Bird

Bird is on a mission to bring environmentally friendly transportation to everyone. Our products, services, and people share one common goal: to make cities more livable by reducing gas-powered car usage, lowering carbon emissions, and improving the safety of all road users.

We are relentless in our pursuit of better—for our riders, for our partners, for our employees, and for future generations. Our award winning electric vehicles help millions of riders take carbon-free trips in more than 300 cities globally. And our teams push boundaries and challenge the status quo in pursuit of a brighter future.

Job Summary

We are looking for a Regulatory Associate to join our EMEA Pursuits team. This person will have sharp attention to detail; be collaborative; and a critical thinker who can create, edit, and quality-check smart, focused copy as well as organize large volume proposals and applications. 

The Regulatory Associate will be involved with all aspects of the production process from researching requirements and laws, creating drafts and outlines, and ensuring we are submitting mistake-free and compliant proposals. 

You will be responsible for conveying the unique value Bird can offer cities. This person will craft and spearhead our responses for competitive procurements domestically and internationally.

Responsibilities

  • Develop regulatory outlines in response to all government issued requests for proposal. 
  • Independently research local regulations, ordinances, rules and procedures
  • Support Senior Regulatory Associate in replying to questions specific to Admin/Public Procurement Law and liaise with legal or outside counsel
  • Quality assure all proposals and city facing documents to ensure regulatory compliance. 
  • Ensure redactions and FOIA protection language in all sensitive documents.
  • Support Senior Regulatory Associates in managing FOIA response.
  • Work with the legal team to provide ad hoc legal/regulatory guidance for local policy and GP teams. 
  • Contribute to permit tracking and analysis.

Requirements

  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Experience as a law clerk, in house legal researcher, legislative drafter, or other experience with a law firm, regulatory body or government agency or proposal environment working closely on the RFP process.
  • Experience undertaking long term analysis projects.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Able to work independently to analyze issues, collect information and solve problems
  • Able to work well under deadlines in a changing environment and perform multiple tasks effectively and concurrently.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a collaborative team-oriented environment using sound judgment in decision-making.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • Additional languages a plus. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word), Adobe Acrobat Pro, and legal software tools (databases, e-signature tools, etc.).

Culture at Bird

We're an ambitious, smart and open-minded team that is passionate about our mission. Each day is unlike the last, as we’re constantly moving forward, challenging each other, and working together to create the future of micro-mobility.

Perks up

We want people to succeed at Bird, so we give our teams plenty of time off to relax and recharge. We also offer a work from home stipend, a wellness allowance, and more. Plus, a new resource to help support personal and professional developments—all the goods needed to move on our mission together.

Bird is the world

Bird stands for a culture of inclusion. We celebrate different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives —encouraging everyone to bring their authentic selves to work. We have a diverse environment that empowers our team to feel comfortable when they voice their opinions. For these reasons and more Bird is a proud equal employment opportunity employer. We welcome everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetics, and we are dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment. 

Sound like a place you’d like to work? Sweet. Let’s chat.

This is a dialog window which overlays the main content of the page. The modal begins with a heading 5 called "Rethink urban mobility". Pressing the Close Modal button at the bottom of the modal will close the modal.
Rethink urban mobility

Stay informed with bi-weekly industry updates and insights.