Job Details

Manager, IT Governance/Compliance R-19-0756

Portland General Electric, Portland, OR

Job - Other

Close Date: 07/31/2019

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.

Manager, IT Governance/Compliance R-19-0756

Job Function
Manager of Governance/Compliance
Develops, implements and monitor programs and communications related to Information Technology governance and compliance. Ensures IT policies are up to date. Provides expertise, interpretations, communications and training on policies and ethics questions. Tracks data related to ethics and corporate compliance.
Develop and lead PGE’s Information Technology General Controls (ITGC) compliance program. This includes oversight to design and maintain a risk and controls matrix that supports ITGCs, performing risk assessments, developing and maintaining control documentation, and assisting with control findings. This role provides consultation on a continuous basis with IT and other business personnel on IT process and procedures (such as access management, change management, system development life cycle, etc.). Responsible for training to build and maintain strong control practices. Consult with various business units and groups on ITGC compliance and governance. This involves assisting with development and enforcement PGE’s ITGCs and IT policies, including controls that protect PGE information, systems and services from undue risk or liability from, tampering, misuses, or unauthorized disclosure of sensitive or confidential information. Also, provide recommended solutions to complex problems, recommend corrective actions, and provide consultation.

Key Responsibilities
Corporate Regulatory Compliance Program
Contributes to the overall compliance effort of PGE in relation to the company’s ethics and business conduct and in support of achieving corporate responsibility goals and in a manner that promotes compliance with Federal Sentencing Guidelines. Develops strategy and establishes goals and metrics for the team. Manages performance and providing coaching and feedback.
Regulatory Compliance – Corporate Function Management
Manages a team of compliance professionals responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring programs and communications related to governance and compliance, ensuring IT policies are current, providing expertise, interpretations, communications and training on policy questions, and tracking data related to IT compliance; provides technical management for the team, ensuring that objectives are met and all relevant standards/procedures are followed; ensures that operational problems are identified and resolved; ensures that operational procedures and working practices are current and fit for the purpose.
Financial Management
Monitors and manages expenditures, ensuring that all financial targets are met, and examines any areas where budgets/expenditures vary from plan; assists with the definition and operation of effective financial controls and decision making.
Oversees resourcing decisions and planning for team; partners with HR in the definition of jobs, recruitment, evaluation and selection processes.
Professional Development
Reviews organizational development needs and training strategies to determine required learning and development outcomes for the team; provides guidance in the creation of development plans; monitors ongoing progress, provides coaching and mentoring and provides feedback; completes annual performance management reviews.
Requires a bachelor’s degree computer science, information systems, finance, business, technical field or other related field or equivalent experience.
Typically, eight or more years in combination with compliance and one or more years of utility operations, cyber security or auditing, which includes at least three years of FERC/NERC or SOX.
Certifications, Licenses and Training
CISA Certification is preferred
Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)
Functional Competencies
Expert knowledge of Information Technology processes and procedures in operational domain.
Expert knowledge of relevant regulations and reliability standards.
Comprehensive knowledge of Audit Practices including;
Standards (ISO, COBIT, ITIL, or other).
Requirements (SOX, FERC, NERC or other)
Advanced knowledge of corporate and operational compliance and risk management principles and protocols.
Advanced skills in leading others and planning, organizing and executing complex technical studies to demonstrate compliance with regulations and standards.

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.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.
Talent Acquisition Contact:
Ulwelling, Courtney

Connect with us on Twitter (,
Facebook ( and
LinkedIn (


Complete details: