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Compliance & Risk Consultant, Career (Flexible Location)

LocationMerced, California;

Requisition ID # 105122 

Job Category : Compliance / Risk / Quality Assurance 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : Merced

Department Overview

The Electric Operations NERC O&P / CAISO Oversight Team provides oversight for NERC Operations and Planning (O&P) electric transmission regulatory requirements and CAISO Tariff/TCA Commitments. This includes ensuring that all NERC O&P Standard compliance requirements and CAISO Commitments are known, have documented processes, and that evidence of compliance exists as it relates to PG&E’s TOP, TO, TP, RP, and DP functional registrations. The NERC O&P / CAISO Compliance Oversight department provides compliance oversight  related audits, non-compliance events, data requests, self-reports, mitigation commitments, internal controls, etc.

Position Summary

The Compliance & Risk Consultant supports the development, implementation, and maintenance of the framework for compliance and/or risk management. May be assigned to support a specific department or area of the business. Scope may be limited to one regulatory agency or may include multiple agencies, laws, and regulations applicable to a specific department or area of the business. Supports revisions to the compliance and/or risk programs and tools as needed based on changes to applicable laws, regulations, and standards. For risk management, develops and maintains a risk register, coordinating with various risk owners to track operational & enterprise risks and the effectiveness of risk mitigation activities. Partners with Subject Matter Experts (SME), Requirement/Risk Owners, and business SMEs to develop controls, and metrics to hold the assigned owners accountable for compliance and/or risk management performance. Supports change management, training, and communication of compliance standards, processes & results and/or risk management standards and risk analyses & assessments. The Compliance & Risk Consultant may also act as a liaison with regulatory agencies and respond to data/reporting inquiries.

Posistion is flexible within PG&E territory. 

Job Duties

• Collaborates with the team developing program oversight processes  and monitors implementation of said processes to manage the EO NERC O&P / CAISO Compliance framework.

• Performs compliance & control testing, audits, or other validation processes and analyzes risk or compliance metrics.

• May provide support for responses to regulatory data requests, investigations, audits, self-reports, mitigation plans, and other inquiries.

• Maps compliance / risk requirements, controls, and mitigations to guidance documents and drafts/revises guidance documents.

• Verifies reports, audits documentation, and validates content in database / risk register.

• May participate in cause analysis exercises and support extent of condition reviews.



Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

2+ years of relevant experience in at least one (or a combination) of the following:

  • Managing compliance frameworks / regulatory oversight
  • Utility Operations
  • Internal controls development
  • Program Management
  • Investigations and Cause Evaluation

Knowledge of use of Microsoft Office Suite


Bachelor’s degree desired

Demonstrates full understanding of regulatory policy and compliance

concepts, and/or risk management.

Knowledge of assigned area of business including processes and procedures

Basic knowledge of internal control concepts and/or risk analysis & assessment

Strong analytical (qualitative & quantitative) and problem-solving skills

Strong written and verbal communication

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