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US ESG Regulatory Compliance Specialist

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Job ID: R0039907
Date Posted: Jan 29, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Company Name: HITACHI ENERGY USA INC
Profession (Job Category): Legal, Compliance & Audit
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: Yes

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Description

Mission Statement:

Hitachi Energy offers power and automation products, systems and service solutions across the generation, transmission and distribution value chain - enabling a stronger, smarter and greener power grid. We are seeking an ESG Regulatory & Product Material Compliance Counsel responsible for the North American region  to be based in the US who will be a member of our Global Competency Center in our business function Legal and Integrity. This role will report to the Head of L&I Regulatory Affairs.

Dimensions:

All legal activities relating to the monitoring and assessment of ESG Regulatory and Product Material Compliance Regulations in scope of Hitachi Energy’s business activities,

Main Accountabilities:

This position is responsible for providing a diverse range of complex regulatory activities to Hitachi Energy’s business stakeholders and management.

Main tasks

  • Support corporate ESG & Product Regulatory Compliance roadmap
  • Monitor, interpret and advise on ESG and Product Material Compliance related regulations that impact the Hitachi Energy business in general and its product portfolio in a timely manner
  • Prioritizing requirements, advising consequences, enabling risk management
  • Align local or regional approaches with global processes and requirements, ensure consistent implementation
  • Drive and guide legal responses to officials, coordinate with business and functional stakeholders
  • Provide guidance and conduct training to internal stakeholders on ESG and Product Material Compliance regulations
  • Drive compliance related projects cross functionally
  • Embed compliance, recording and declarations into existing processes and tools (portal, SharePoint, SAP, gate models, etc.) as available;
  • Support the establishment of new or improvement of existing processes for ESG Regulatory and Product Material Compliance;
  • Proactively identify and resolve compliance related issues and challenges
  • Ensure the implementation of corporate regulations and standards for ESG Regulatory and Product Material Compliance in NAM;
  • Education & knowledge sharing
  • Living core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business

Challenges:

Mastering the dynamic developments of the ESG regulatory & Product Material Compliance in an efficient and effective manner; ensuring the timely implementation and compliancy by Hitachi Energy

Knowledge, Skills, Experience:

  • J.D. from an American Bar Association accredited law school and bar admission in a U.S. State Bar, with minimum of 8-10 years' experience with ESG regulations with focus on environmental regulations.
  • Workable knowledge in Chemistry, Materials or Engineering
  • Candidate must already have work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States.
  • Excellent communication skill on all managerial and executive levels in a complex matrix organization, ability to work and report remotely, open minded and dynamic attitude to changes; intercultural sensitivity.
  • Several years of experience in working in or with multinational enterprises with large matrix organizations
  • Experience in Project Management and managing external Consultants and law firms
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office tools and ERP systems (SAP)
  • Hands-on and problem-solving mentality to challenge "status quo"
  • Willingness to develop the role and scope considering evolving regulatory environment Fluent English, other languages an asset Willingness to travel (10-20%)

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Hitachi Energy career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling a Hitachi Energy HR Representative at 1-888-504-2007 or by sending an email to: [email protected]. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

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