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Ethics & Compliance Specialist (R18-402)

Portland General Electric, Portland, OR

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Close Date: 12/16/2018


For over 125 years, Portland General Electric has proudly served Oregon. Our dedication to helping customers is matched by our commitment to providing PGE employees with a diverse array of rewarding career opportunities. Diversity and community are at the heart of what we do for our customers and for each other. We are committed to a team that looks like the Oregon community that we know and love.
PGE team members are creative problem solvers who love to apply themselves to challenges, big and small. We are looking for team members who will grow their skills, their career and their future with us.
Ethics & Compliance Specialist (R18-402)
As the Ethics & Compliance Specialist, you will develop, implement and monitor initiatives related to ethics and compliance.
Ethics and Compliance Program Management
Administers the Corporate Ethics & Compliance Program (Corporate Program) so it meets the U.S. Sentencing Guideline requirements.
Conducts regular risk assessments of the Corporate Program.
Evaluates Corporate Program and applicable programs, policies and procedures, and collaborates with others to implement improvements.
Policy Management
Conducts the three-year policy review process, including advising policy sponsors on the process, collaborating with them to make appropriate changes and assisting with communicating the changes.
Enhances effectiveness and accessibility of current corporate policies by streamlining, improving consistency and increasing clarity to improve employee understanding and adherence.
Plans and conducts complex internal investigations in a lead or support role. This includes: creating an investigation plan, ensuring proper categorization, consulting and communicating with stakeholders as needed to ensure a thorough and fair investigation.
Interviewing witnesses and gathering other relevant information. Assessing evidence/information, determining outcomes and completing final investigation reports.
Manages hotline reporting. Classifies concerns and assigns to appropriate area.
Interfaces with hotline vendor to ensure functionality.
Monitors cases for completion and closure.
Analyzes trends and recommends changes, as necessary, based on those trends.
Manages and documents appropriate access, creates custom fields as needed for reporting, enhances usability and ensures consistent use across departments.
Provides guidance on policies, Code of Business Ethics and Conduct and related subjects.
Collaborates with others to develop responses to complex or nonroutine issues.
Consults with compliance program owners/operating units on developing their compliance programs, including recommending improvements.
Communication and Training
Develops and executes strategic and effective ethics and compliance communication and training.
Develops and implements a companywide communications strategy and partners with Corporate Communications as necessary.
Creates and delivers in-person employee training on ethics and compliance issues.
Partners with technical experts to design and deliver computer-based ethics and compliance training.
The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, accounting, business or other related field or equivalent experience. Typically, five or more years in compliance, ethics, Human Resources, program management or related field. At the senior level, eight or more years in compliance, ethics, Human Resources, program management or related field is typically required. Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP) preferred. The position will be filled at the level that commensurate with the successful candidate’s applicable skills and experience.
Join us today and power your potential!
PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. 
To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline: If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.
PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

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