Info Tech. - FERC Project Specialist
Business Ethics & Compliance
Business Ethics & Compliance
Expired On: 4/11/2014
Job Code: 12-253
Qualifications: The Business Ethics and Compliance (BEC) section of the Law Department seeks a highly motivated individual who has consistently demonstrated a strong work ethic and high levels of integrity. The Project Specialist will act as the project lead for the oversight of Con Edison, Inc. to ensure that all standards of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) are satisfied by evaluating and recommending controls, assisting with related audits and issues, using software oversight systems, acting as a subject matter expert adviser, assessing risks to the company, and keeping up-to-date with changing regulations and operations, etc. A Bachelorís degree in Engineering is required. A minimum of five to seven years experience in operations (e.g., gas and/or electric operations) is required. A Bachelorís degree in any of the sciences or an Associateís degree in Engineering will be considered if the candidate has over 14 years experience in gas and/or electric operations.
A Masters Degree in Information Technology (IT) or Computer Science is preferred. Experience in gas and/or electric operations is preferred. Some programming experience is preferred. Experience with audits, compliance work and training is preferred.
Responsibilities: The selected candidate will support all aspects of the BEC communications plan, including originating innovative, clear, and consistent communications comprised of posters, visual aids, flyers, newsletters, electronic communications, memoranda, reports, and other documents, as needed. This will include developing written and visual communications, performing editorial work, and arranging for artwork, photography, or other exhibits to enhance the BECís message and visibility throughout the company. The candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with a network of employees who will assist in the dissemination of communications materials and training on ethics-related issues. The selected candidate also will develop and execute plans for identifying how and whether communications are being disseminated and absorbed, and monitor and report on those measures. The candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining the BECís internal website, including the creation of content on a regular basis. The candidate will also be required to assist team members in reviewing Certificates of Disclosure, and provide advice on the Standards of Business Conduct, as needed. The selected candidate will be required to maintain the highest level of integrity and judgment as a champion for the BEC team.
Provide central compliance oversight of Shipper-Must-Have-Title, Capacity Release, Electronic Quarterly Report (EQR), Form 552 (Gas Reporting), Price Reporting, NERC Oversight, issues and incidents and new regulation tracking, with Law subject matter experts (SMEs), Energy Markets Policy Group (EMPG) and other appropriate organizations. Ensure that all regulatory requirements of the relevant FERC procedures are met. Coordinate the implementation of new or improved controls as needed. The candidate will be actively involved with the American Gas Associationís FERC Regulatory Committee, along with EMPG and the Law Dept SMEs. The candidate will also attend external conferences and meetings to share best industry practices, contribute to AGA member comments on FERC regulations, contribute comments and revisions to the AGA FERC Manual, and ensure all applicable postings are on the SharePoint site. The candidate will represent the Office of the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer (CECO) as the subject matter expert designee on the company NERC Evaluation Teamís of CECONY and O&R. Provide advice to Auditing regarding company and energy industry events and issues; new or changed regulations; and lessons-learned. The candidate will also be actively involved with the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) FERC Workroom and the National Energy Compliance Forum (NECF), as appropriate.
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