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Portland General Electric Enterprise Risk Analyst - Wildfire Risk in Portland, Oregon

At PGE, our work involves dreaming about, planning for, and realizing a smarter, cleaner, more enduring Oregon neighborhood. Its core to our DNA and we haven’t stopped since we started in 1888. We energize lives, strengthen communities and drive advancements in energy that promote social, economic and environmental progress. We’re always on the lookout for people passionate about leading and being a part of teams that are advancing innovative clean energy solutions that are also affordable and accessible to all.

Job Function Summary

As a part of the Enterprise Risk Management team which is responsible for physical, financial, credit and other forms of business risk, this role will focus on wildfire risk. The role works closely with both internal and external parties to analyze large data sets, evaluate mitigation strategies, and coordinate cross functionally on our risk management efforts. The role identifies and analyzes potential sources of loss to minimize risk. Estimates the potential financial consequences of incurring a loss. Develops and implements controls and cost-effective approaches to minimize the organization's risks. Assesses and communicates information regarding business risks with functions across the organization.

Key Responsibilities

Risk Assessment Identifies and analyzes company exposure to risk by evaluating overall transaction and portfolio data to identify potential risk trends or patterns across data sets; researches potential mitigation strategies and presents to senior management; reviews work of other team members and suggests new or enhanced analyses and processes for the team.

Enterprise Risk Management Develops risk definitions; works with management to design, implement and sustain an effective risk management program and coordinates efforts across the organization to ensure alignment with program objectives.

Risk Analysis Conducts analyses and develops reports across complex data sets requiring unique/new analysis approaches; develops reports containing recommendations for management and works with internal clients to implement approved recommendations.

Regulatory Analyses Leads reporting efforts for regulatory analyses and compliance requirements; advises senior leadership of risk management policies and regulations.

Data Management Tools Leads increasing efficiency of business processes (automated and manual) and data gathering/processing for analysis and reporting purposes.


Education Requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics or other related field or equivalent experience

Experience Typically five or more years in related field

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)

Functional Competencies

Advanced knowledge of risk management concepts including claims, insurance and loss prevention, credit analyses and security interests

Intermediate knowledge of relevant software tools and report generator applications

Working knowledge of electrical system operations and other physical asset networks

Advanced financial modeling skills and experience using Microsoft Excel

General Competencies

Intermediate knowledge of enterprise/business acumen

Intermediate problem-solving skills

Advanced written and oral communication skills

Intermediate negotiation and diplomacy skills

Intermediate organization and prioritization skills

Intermediate analytical thinking skills

Physical and Cognitive Demands

Cognitive Level

Substantial: Consistent use of logic or scientific thinking to define problems, collect information, establish facts and draw valid conclusions (for example, engineer, HR director, plant manager, etc.).


Ability to adhere to set response times, deadlines and time-sensitive tasks

Ability to follow accuracy standards

Ability to follow through on decision-making tasks

Ability to interact effectively and collaboratively within a team environment

Ability to communicate and problem solve when under stress

Ability to respond and adapt to frequent change

Ability to accept and demonstrate self-awareness when provided constructive feedback

Ability to discern feedback and acknowledge ownership of areas of improvement

Ability to avoid future mistakes by applying reasonable skills to new but similar work situations or tasks

Ability to successfully collaborate with peers, managers and others within the organization Demonstrates sound memory

Ability to process new information to be applied consistently to work tasks


Ability to adhere to pre-established schedule, including start/stop time and break/lunch schedule

Ability to work long hours

Ability to work a variable schedule

Ability to report to work and perform work during periods of severe inclement weather

Ability to consistently meet attendance standards for regular, reliable, predictable, full-time attendance

Physical Capabilities

Computer use (use computer regularly for entire work shift)


Office environment

Compensation Range:

$87,225.00 - $145,375.00

Actual total compensation, including a performance based incentive bonus, is commensurate with experience, skills, qualifications, education, training, and internal equity. While we anticipate the selected candidate for this position will fall towards the middle or entry point of the compensation range, the decision will be made on a case-by-case basis.

PGE believes in rewarding dedicated performance. We provide a total rewards 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. To find out more, click here ( .

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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.

PGE does not discriminate on the basis of disability. We recognize individuals have a variety of abilities to offer and we believe there is much to value and celebrate by incorporating different abilities into the work we do. One very important way we live this out is in our application and interview process. We work hard to support individuals who may need an accommodation to fully participate in these processes. If you feel you may need an accommodation, or would like to request one, please notify the Talent Acquisition Specialist (Recruiter) associated with the job posting. You may also make this request by contacting or by calling 503-464-7250. The Recruiter will provide information and next steps for the accommodation process. Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) team is also available for support. You can contact them at .

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At Portland General Electric, we’re innovators, builders, and achievers. We’re committed to powering our customers’ potential and making a difference for our community and the planet. Today, that commitment includes developing an intelligent and resilient electric grid, electrifying transportation and de-carbonizing the energy sector.

We’re proud to deliver an exceptional experience to help our customers thrive. Our mission is to make clean, reliable and affordable energy services available to all. We obsess over serving customers and are committed to growing employee career paths with purpose. Equity and inclusion are core business values; we celebrate our differences and are committed to developing teams that reflect the communities we serve.