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Expert Risk & Compliance Analyst

LocationSan Ramon, California;

Requisition ID # 143160 

Job Category: Compliance / Risk / Quality Assurance 

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Gas Engineering

Work Type: Hybrid

Job Location: San Ramon

Department Overview

The Compliance Programs team is responsible for overseeing the enterprise compliance management practices within the Gas organization and facilitating the enterprise Compliance Maturity Model.  The team works closely with process owners in asset management, operation groups, and compliance subject matter experts to provide support to understand Gas risks and to advance compliance maturity. The team also collaborates with the Enterprise Ethics and Compliance team to mature compliance practices and assessments.

Position Summary

The successful candidate will be responsible to lead, implement, facilitate and provide assurance over Gas Operations Risk and Compliance programs, procedures, and systems with an emphasis on the maturity of the enterprise Compliance Maturity Model and the design, documentation, and testing of controls.  They will provide an infrastructure that enables compliance, and that identifies, manages and mitigates operational risks that can affect the business.  The Expert analyst will be responsible for leading the Compliance Controls Testing program and engaging employees and leaders throughout line of business in compliance to ensure understanding of compliance requirements, risk management principles and other needed items to facilitate LOB behaviors related to risk and compliance.  This position will work closely with internal leaders and subject matter experts while interacting with other stakeholders outside the risk management department and the Gas organization to facilitate understanding, development, engagement, and implementation of the enterprise Compliance Maturity Model.  Activities may also include: leading or coordinating audits, preparing reports, developing and maintaining performance metrics, and conducting self-assessments.

This position is hybrid, working from your remote office and your assigned work location based on business need.

The assigned work location will be within the PG&E Service Territory.

Incumbent should expect to travel to San Ramon, CA for projects, meetings, trainings, etc.

Job Responsibilities

•           Helps drive continuous improvement in risk and compliance program; consistently demonstrates innovative new thinking focused on risk and compliance strategy, controls and implementation.

•           Helps develops risk and compliance program framework, guidelines, materials and other items that are used by entire team.

•           Develops and maintains risk and compliance program inventory, forms, standards, procedures and other program documents.

•           Participates in internal and external benchmarking to implement best practices for LOB risk and compliance program.

•           Provides mentorship and training to less experienced or new team members.

•           Demonstrates broad expertise and applies advanced knowledge to wide- ranging risk and compliance issues.

•           Collaborates with leadership on development and maintenance of the risk register for their business unit.

•           Develops and presents risk mitigation alternatives and plans to other lines of business for moderate to complex operational risks with interdependencies across multiple LOBs.

•           Works with all levels of leadership (up to and including VP as necessary) across functions to influence decisions around compliance issues and risks.

•           May help manage some integrated planning deliverables related to risk and compliance.

•           Presents findings and makes recommendations to functional management, directors, officers and their employees.

•           Leads, and helps develop materials for, training and educating employees and leaders (up to directors) 1:1 or in small groups to ensure understanding of compliance requirements, risk management principles, internal audit issues and other needed items to support organization-wide awareness and facilitate LOB behaviors related to audit, risk and compliance.



  • Bachelor’s degree in any of Management, Risk and Insurance, Business, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline; or equivalent experience
  • Requires a minimum of seven years of experience in risk or compliance management, utility operations or related field


  • Able to develop effective controls for compliance that are integrated into normal work processes. 
  • Experience building a new process or program.
  • Audit experience or experience testing controls effectiveness
  • Can evaluate existing controls for effectiveness and provide recommendations for controls enhancement. 
  • Understands controls frameworks design and can effectively create or use for new requirements, when available.
  • Ability to learn new concepts quickly.
  • Solid technical knowledge of compliance and risk.
  • Good research and issue resolution skills.
  • Ability to assess and recommend solutions for assigned projects.
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, perform and communicate activities both in written and verbal form.
  • Understands the company and regulatory organizational structure and how to interact with and utilize available contacts and resources.
  • Ability to solicit and integrate information from a variety of sources.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and making educated and informed recommendations based on minimal data.
  • CCEP-Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional certification
  • PMP-Project Management Professional certification

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