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Principal Enterprise & Operational Risk Management Analyst

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 26368 

Job Category : Compliance / Risk / Quality Assurance 

Job Level : Manager/Principal

Business Unit: Finance and Risk

Job Location : San Francisco

Department Overview

The Risk and Audit organization is responsible for enabling the business to effectively manage risk in key areas of the enterprise.  The Risk and Audit organization is responsible for five areas of risk management: (1) Internal Audit; (2) Market and Credit Risk Management; (3) Finance Compliance and Controls; and (4) Enterprise, Operational, and Third-Party Risk Management and (5) Insurance. 

Enterprise and Operational Risk Management and Insurance (EORM&I) department within the Risk and Audit organization is charged with overseeing the management of enterprise and operational risks for the company, excluding credit and market risks, and for managing the company’s insurance programs.

Position Summary

This position will serve as a Principal, Enterprise and Operational Risk Quantification in the EORM and Insurance department.  The EORM and Insurance department is charged with overseeing the management of enterprise and operational risks for the company, excluding credit and market risks, and for managing the company’s insurance programs.

This position reports to the Senior Manager, EORM Quantification, and will be responsible for:

  • Implementing an improved Risk Informed Budget Allocation process, in alignment with risk quantification efforts.
  • Assisting in the coordination and development of regulatory strategy with respect to enterprise risk management
  • Working across LOBs to implement the recent Safety Model Assessment Proceeding (SMAP) decision and settlement and drive thought leadership in the areas of portfolio optimization and risk tolerance.
  • Project Managing the Risk Assessment Mitigation Phase filing for EORM.
  • Incorporating SMAP decisions and RAMP results into the next General Rate Case

The ideal candidate has:

  • A proven ability to collaborate with a diverse stakeholder community to implement quantitative, risk informed project planning and budgeting across PG&E’s LOBs.
  • A proven ability to translate complex issues into straightforward concepts easily understood by non-technical personnel.
  • A results and process-oriented mindset with emphasis on creating and maintaining clear and effective documentation.
  • A proven ability to lead teams, with or without positional authority, in complex evaluation, analysis, modeling and communication of risk-related issues.
  • A Track record of large project / program management success
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver technical projects with a team, often working under tight time constraints with many stakeholders involved.
  • Outstanding communication skills; confidence in presenting to senior executives and external stakeholders
  • An energy and passion for quantitative risk analysis and management


The ideal candidate also will have knowledge of the Utility industry and operations; build and maintain relationships with LOB risk managers and risk model owners; participate in risk management workshops and governance forums; and help continue to embed risk management into the company’s fundamental business processes.
Job Responsibilities

  • Project management of PG&E’s 2020 RAMP filing. This includes working with EORM and LOBs to review and ensure consistency in all aspects of the filing.  
  • Implementing the Safety Model Assessment Proceeding (SMAP) settlement agreement and decision.  This requires the annual filing of Safety Performance Metrics, Risk Mitigation Accountability and Risk Spending Accountability Reports, and implementation of new multi-attribute value function (MAVF) to be used for evaluating risks and for determining the effectiveness of proposed mitigations, etc.
  • Implementing and managing the Risk Informed Budget Allocation process, including driving continuous improvement and working with LOBs to resolve issues and incorporate feedback.
  • Implementing System of Record tools (MetricStream) to capture LOB enterprise risk measures (Risk Spend Efficiencies etc) for EORM.
  • Lead in the design and development of Risk reports and dashboards for senior management.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of seven years of experiencein risk management, utility operations, or related field. A Master's or PhD in a relevant field can substitute for up to two years experience



  • 10 years experience in electric/gas operations, risk management, quantitative modeling, internal auditing, quality assurance, or other applicable areas or related, 10 years
  • Project Management certification
  • Experience in implementing risk management, SAP or other large systems at PG&E
  • Process-oriented mindset with an emphasis on creating and maintaining effective documentation
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in:
    • Project Management.
    • Utility budgeting and project planning process
  • Ability to communicate effectively, lead client meetings, discuss issues and controls, and report on progress of work product with client manager, director, or project team
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a multi-discipline team
  • Demonstrates judgment and listening skills
  • Ability to analyze more complex processes and strategies
  • Can maneuver through complex organizational situations effectively and without disruption
  • Ability to positively influence without positional authority
  • Ability to build effective relationships across lines of business
  • Flexible, organized and able to effectively manage multiple, diverse tasks and adhere to tight deadlines 


Our Mission

To safely and reliably deliver affordable and clean energy to our customers and communities every single day, while building the energy network of tomorrow.

Our Vision

With a sustainable energy future as our North Star, we will meet the challenge of climage change while providing affordable energy for all customers.

Our Culture

We put safety first.
We are accountable. We act with integrity, transparency and humility.
We are here to serve our customers.
We embrace change, innovation and continuous improvement.
We value diversity and inclusion. We speak up, listen up and follow up.
We succeed through collaboration and partnership. We are one team.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, our 24,000 employees deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to nearly 16 million people throughout our Northern and Central California service area, stretching from Eureka to Bakersfield and from the Pacific Ocean to the Sierra Nevada.

More About Our Company

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Employee Privacy Notice                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020. CCPA grants new and far-reaching privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles  job applicants, employees and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information PG&E collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed through the following link: Employee Privacy Notice

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