Compliance Managers

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About the Job

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization to ensure compliance with ethical or regulatory standards.

It is also Called

  • Risk Manager
  • Research Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Research Quality Assurance Analyst
  • Research Compliance and HIPPA Privacy Officer and Director of the Research Compliance Program
  • Regulatory Compliance Specialist
  • Regulatory Compliance Officer
  • Regulatory Compliance Director
  • Privacy Compliance Manager
  • Manager, Quality Management, Corporate Compliance
  • Legal Compliance Officer
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What They Do

  • Review or modify policies or operating guidelines to comply with changes to environmental standards or regulations.
  • Evaluate testing procedures to meet the specifications of environmental monitoring programs.
  • Direct environmental programs, such as air or water compliance, aboveground or underground storage tanks, spill prevention or control, hazardous waste or materials management, solid waste recycling, medical waste management, indoor air quality, integrated pest management, employee training, or disaster preparedness.
  • Develop or implement environmental compliance plans for programs, such as air quality, storm water, wastewater treatment, hazardous waste management, pollution prevention, or solid waste management.
  • Conduct environmental audits to ensure adherence to environmental standards.
  • Advise technical professionals on the development or use of environmental compliance or reporting tools.
  • Verify that software technology is in place to adequately provide oversight and monitoring in all required areas.
  • Review communications such as securities sales advertising to ensure there are no violations of standards or regulations.
  • Oversee internal reporting systems such as corporate compliance hotlines and inform employees about these systems.
  • Collaborate with human resources departments to ensure the implementation of consistent disciplinary action strategies in cases of compliance standard violations.

Interests

People who work in this occupation generally have the interest code: CI.

This means people who work in this occupation generally have Conventional interests, but also prefer Investigative environments.

Work Values

People who work in this occupation generally prize Achievement, but also value Support and Recognition in their jobs.

Things They Need to Know

  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Law and Government - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

Things They Need to Be Able to Do

  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Education Required

Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.

Wages

In 2016, the average annual wage in Pennsylvania was $119,690 with most people making between $66,280 and $177,660

Outlook

0.14%
avg. annual growth

During 2014, this occupation employed approximately 21,910 people in Pennsylvania. It is projected that there will be 22,210 employed in 2024.

This occupation will have about 30 openings due to growth and about 480 replacement openings for approximately 510 total annual openings.

Education & Training



Pennsylvania Department of Education