Manager of Compliance Operations - Legal Team

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Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $86,664
Maximum: $123,597
Details: This is an exempt full-time position. The salary range is $86,664 - $123,597 with exact compensation to be determined by the Chief Executive Officer



Application Deadline



2300 Clayton Road
Suite 1150
United States


Manager of Compliance Operations- Legal Team

$86,664 - $123,597

Please Apply No Later than 4pm on June 27, 2018

Are you looking for a powerful way to be a part of an innovative, disruptive company that is transforming the California energy landscape? Come join MCE, California’s First Community Choice Aggregation program, and do something beneficial for the environment! Seize this opportunity to become a team member of a growing local government energy provider. MCE is hiring a Manager of Compliance Operations on the Legal team.

This position will be located in MCE’s Concord office, but the incumbent will be expected to travel between offices and periodically work at the San Rafael office, as needed.


Under direction of the General Counsel, the Manager of Compliance Operations is responsible for providing project management and operational support that enables MCE to meet its compliance obligations. The incumbent may receive direction from the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Operating Office and will work closely with Directors and senior-level managers on department-specific compliance requirements. The Manager of Compliance Operations will also work with consultants and contractors, and perform other duties as assigned. 

Class Characteristics

The Manager of Compliance Operations works under the direction of the MCE General Counsel and may receive direction from the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Operating Officer to assist in MCE’s compliance obligations and operations. The position works closely with other MCE departments and MCE consultants and contractors. The incumbent will develop and manage processes and systems required to ensure that compliance obligations are met across the entire agency.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position may be responsible for the supervision of administrative support staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Illustrative Only)

·  Develop systems and processes to ensure programs and undertakings of MCE comply with applicable laws, regulations, and mandates, and develop policies and compliance protocols as applicable

· Contribute information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction for MCE’s compliance and organizational needs

· Manage projects across teams that support the compliance obligations of MCE

· Support Directors, consultants and staff to develop and implement systems that ensure compliance with internal policies, guidelines and contractual obligations and retain institutional knowledge associated with compliance requirements

·  Oversee and manage MCE’s external reporting obligations

·  Oversee and manage responses to public record requests

·  Develop, implement, improve, and oversee processes and systems for front-end and back-end contracts and grant agreement compliance

·  Anticipate emerging compliance needs and trends and design improvements to internal controls

·  In coordination with appropriate staff, support the updating and implementation of the draft MCE Risk Assessment and Management Plan

·  Prepare reports for CEO, COO, and Directors and external regulatory bodies as appropriate

·  As assigned, assist with the implementation of MCE’s Strategic Plan

·  Manage projects within and across teams, as assigned

·  Manage the work of administrative support staff, as assigned


Education and experience equal to a Bachelor’s degree and the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the essential functions of the position and a minimum of five years of coordination and management work with an emphasis on compliance operations, preferably for a public utility or other public or not for profit agency. A Master’s degree in business administration, public policy, finance, or a related field is desirable. 

Knowledge of

·  Standards, laws, regulations, mandates and internal processes applicable to Community Choice Aggregation (CCA), the California electric utility market, regulatory agencies, and public agencies

·  Effective project management techniques

·  Efficient and effective process and operations management

·  Principles and practices of supervision in a public agency

·  Regulations and laws governing compliance and public records act requests in a public agency

·  Risk management requirements of a public agency

·  Practices and principles of data analysis

·  Information systems management

·  Energy and environmental issues, especially in key CCA knowledge areas

·  Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Outlook and PowerPoint

View the full job announcement on the MCE website careers page at


Benefits include paid vacation, sick, personal, family medical and parental leave; employer paid medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance; employer contribution to a 401 (a) retirement plan; optional 457(b) deferred compensation plan, flexible spending account and commute alternatives program.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

MCE requests qualified applicants provide their cover letter and a resume no later than 4pm, Wednesday June 27, 2018. Selection procedures may consist of any or all of the following: application ranking, writing sample, skills test, and interviews.

It is anticipated that first round interviews will be scheduled during the week of July 16. For those selected to move forward, second round interviews are anticipated to take place the week of July 30.

Homebase for this position will be at the MCE office, One Concord Center, Suite 1150, 2300 Clayton Road, Concord CA 94520. The incumbent will be expected to travel between offices and periodically work in the San Rafael office, as needed.

If you are a highly motivated, detail oriented and well-organized individual who meets the minimum requirements of this position, please apply now!

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume via email to

View the full job announcement on the MCE website careers page at