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Compliance Project Specialist

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


USA - USA - Remote

Description & Qualifications


Would you like to work for an organization committed to your professional development and personal success? UKG is an award-winning “Best Place to work” that supports our employees’ development through learning opportunities, professional experiences, inclusion, collaboration and personal well-being.
UKG is looking for a talented individual eager to help us expand and evolve our Corporate Compliance and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) programs. In this role, you will manage and support business-critical work across a range of topics that will broaden your skills as you help advance the overall program goals. This role represents a unique opportunity to blend project management skills with your creative side, and a great way to get your foot in the door with a team that is doing important and differentiating work. We have big ideas — and need big thinkers to help us realize them.
Essential Functions
In this role, you will work with the UKG Compliance and ESG Teams as they manage, execute, and support an expanding list of programs, projects, and activities, including:
• Project management of strategic compliance and ESG initiatives, including working with stakeholders to implement tracking tools that facilitate data collection and metrics reporting, and managing projects associated with UKG’s internal and external compliance and ESG websites
• Project management in connection with UKG’s regulatory, compliance, and ESG certification, audit, and RFP requirements, including stakeholder coordination, document collection, and submission preparation
• Project management of UKG’s compliance training and corporate policy programs, including material development (training content and videos) and updates, stakeholder coordination, translations, deployment, tracking, and metrics
• Project management of compliance and ESG awareness initiatives, including working with employee communications to publish user-friendly content designed to educate stakeholders


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
• 2-5 years proven project management experience
• A creative background or skills are not required, but are considered a plus—we are looking for compelling, user-friendly ways to communicate with stakeholders
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Experience with developing, gathering, and implementing data analytics is a bonus
• Experience with supporting compliance and/or ESG programs preferred but not required
• Intermediate PC skills with MS office (including Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams), ServiceNow, and Smartsheets; ability to master new technology tools as needed
• Strong organizational, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills
• Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
• Ability to work effectively with minimal direction for feedback but aware enough to know when to ask for direction
• Self-motivated and driven to exceed goals

Company Overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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Colorado Pay Law

If you are a Colorado resident and this role is available in Colorado or remote, you may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request.  Please send an email to 

Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email or please call 1 (978) 250 9800.