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Senior Corporate Governance Specialist (Hybrid)

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs.  That’s right.  Love.  Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate.  These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever.  We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent?  Do you think differently?  Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!

We offer a hybrid 3-2 work schedule (three days in the office, two days of teleworking) to accommodate the need for flexibility.

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

This role is responsible for providing support to management on corporate governance matters, including:
 

  • Conducting research and analysis on corporate governance matters and preparing recommendations and presentations for management and the Dominion Energy Board of Directors
  • Monitoring compliance with New York Stock Exchange, Securities and Exchange Commission and Sarbanes-Oxley governance requirements as well as Dominion Energy's Corporate Governance Guidelines, Committee Charters and other Board governance policies
  • Preparing Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) insider trading filings for the Board of Directors and designated executive officers (Section 16 reports) and other certain SEC filings. 
  • Preparing New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) filings, as they relate to the Corporate Secretary's responsibilities, to include ensuring: appropriate communication with legal services, treasury and accounting departments, as needed to comply with NYSE regulations, including preparation and filing Listing and Delisting Applications; appropriate communication with internal departments prior to the filing of press releases with the NYSE, including notification of acceptance; and maintenance of corporate governance data and compliance with corporate governance guidelines via the NYSEs electronic portal.
  • Providing support for Dominion Energy, Inc. Board of Directors and Committee meetings.
  • Assisting with the preparation of Dominion's Proxy Statement, including coordination of assignments and reporting timetable, drafting significant portions of the report, reviewing the report for compliance with NYSE and SEC requirements, tracking shareholder proposals received and researching/developing Dominion's opposing statements. 
  • Providing support for internal management committee governance documents and meetings.
  • Maintenance of the Governance page on Dominion's corporate website.
  • Support the preparation for Dominion Energy’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders
     

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

5+ years of relevant exempt experience in directly related field.  Note:  A Master's degree will count as one year of experience.  A partial year of six months or more will be rounded up to one year of experience.
 

Specific knowledge, skills, abilities and experience include:
 

  • Demonstrated experience in researching and understanding regulatory requirements 
  • Familiarity or experience with SEC and NYSE regulations and other federal and state corporate law/codes and standards or regulations
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communications skills, both written and verbal
  • High level of aptitude for utilization of various computer applications, including Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Demonstrated organizational and work processes skills relating to prioritizing and multi-tasking
  • Ability to communicate across all levels of the organization, including executives
  • Ability to analyze information and make sound decisions
  • Knowledge of or experience with financial reporting helpful
  • Independent decision-making expertise
  • Demonstrates ability to establish and maintain a high level of trust and confidence, especially in handling confidential matters.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education.

Preferred Disciplines:  Business, Law
 

Other disciplines may be substituted for the preferred discipline(s) listed above

 

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

No Testing Required

 

Export Control


Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.

 

Other Information


We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.   To learn more about our benefits, click here dombenefits.com.

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.  

You can experience the excitement of our company – it's the difference between taking a job and starting a career.

Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

There are many reasons to work at Dominion Energy, but below are the top three employees have shared with us. Click on each of the links to learn more!

1. Safety Centric Work Environment
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture

About Dominion Energy

I am your warm cup of coffee in the morning and I light your home at night. I am the cool breeze from your A/C on the hottest day in summer, and the red coil that heats your soup pot on a frigid winter’s day. I am sustainable, reliable and affordable.
 
I am not just any energy… I am Dominion Energy.
 
We're transforming the way we do business to build a more sustainable future for the planet, our customers, our team and our industry.  We're shaping the future of energy in America.
 
Join us!
 

Facts:
·17,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·16 states in the US
·$100 billion of assets
·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions
·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

Our Commitment to NetZero by 2050

We’ve cut carbon emissions from our electric generation business by approximately 46% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 38% (since 2010) — and we're just getting started. By growing wind, solar, and renewable natural gas and pursuing innovative technologies, we expect to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. We’ve also committed to reducing the emissions of our suppliers and customers — so we can all move forward together.


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