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Digital Product Manager

Date: Mar 21, 2023

Location: Markham, ON, CA

Company: Hydro One Networks Inc

45573 - Markham - Regular -  

Safety Comes First is a core value at Hydro One, and we remain committed to taking every reasonable precaution to ensure a respectful, safe and healthy working environment. Further to this commitment, we have adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy to protect the health of our employees from the hazard of COVID-19. New employees will be required to declare their vaccination status to Hydro One. Employees who do not provide proof of vaccination status may not enter any 3rd party locations that require full vaccination (e.g. customer properties).

Hydro One is proud to be the largest electricity transmission and distribution provider in Ontario, serving nearly  1.5 million customers. We have a long history in the industry with our roots dating back over 110 years to 1906. Since then, we have worked to grow and evolve to meet the changing needs of our customers and communities across Ontario. Today, we’re focused on providing exceptional customer service and ensuring we are building safe communities where we live, work and play.

It’s an exciting time to join the team at Hydro One!

*NOTE* Hydro One introduced a Hybrid Work Pilot Project in 2022 for most office-based roles. Employees work in-office/on-site two days a week and remotely from home for three days a week. Hydro One is adding refreshed workspaces and technology to support these changes.  Join us as we ‘trial & learn’ a new modern way of working and be a key driver of future state!

In office but with intention – a time for team and trust building, collaboration, and socialization. Please reach out to us to learn more!

Job Description

Hydro One is on a journey to transform the customer experience by offering customer interactions through digital channels that meet customers’ current and future needs but also helps to reduce operational costs and increase customer satisfaction. This position will ultimately be responsible for customer experience design, creating digital channels that enhance existing services, introduce new services and offer innovative solutions to better anticipate and meet the needs of customers through various digital channels including: website, customer portals, mobile applications, chat and interactive voice recognition.


General Accountabilities: 

·         Establish a customer experience feedback structure in support of broader corporate and customer goals.

·         Manage and maintain project plans, develop action plans for issues, track risk mitigation plans and recommendations as necessary to advance Hydro One digital projects.

·         Manage and provide consultative services and specialized expertise in areas of web usability, consumer experience, and digital storytelling.

·         Design, develop and plan for the integration and consumer launch of new e-tools Work collaboratively with vendors to deliver an effective and award winning digital platform.

·         Monitor performance data for the purpose of managing the service and maintaining customer satisfaction.

·         Be accountable for customer satisfaction associated with delivery of these programs.

·         Jointly with senior executives, develop and manage 5-year business plans and budgets.

·         Serve as a SME in User Experience (UX) and Customer Experience (CX) Design, maintain consistency of CX across multiple channels.

·         Perform UX audits, establish the system of UX benchmarks to monitor UX design quality of the solutions built.

·         Provide guidance to the delivery teams on data driven UX design.

·         Develop business cases and clearly define scope for proposed initiatives.

·         Work closely with executive-level service providers and Hydro One staff to facilitate required changes.

·         Identify, recommend, and implement change to ensure ongoing regulatory compliance, reduce costs, improve efficiencies, and implement best practice, through the customer sustainment work programs.

·         Introduce new processes and technology into customer delivery sustainment programs.

·         Develop and implement technology strategies for customer delivery sustainment.

·         Predict performance problems and take action.

·         Understand and predict customer impact of programs and initiatives.

·         Participate in strategic initiatives that may influence customer perceptions and behaviour.

·         Report on performance to Hydro One senior management.

·         Recommend Hydro One policy changes related to customer delivery.

·         Participate in RFP and contract-award/negotiations with respect to 3rd party contracts if necessary.

·         Establish Service Level documents with 3rd parties.

·         Keep abreast of the latest developments and act as an industry expert



·         Requires a knowledge of such disciplines as business administration, social sciences, digital media and marketing to establish and maintain good customer and public relationships including resolving customer complaints and concerns, identifying emerging trends and develop strategies to respond to trends, issues, conflicts and concerns.



·         Previous experience in UX and CX management roles, designing complex, large scale solutions.

·         Demonstrated expertise in user-centered design methodology and tools, ability to use heuristic evaluations and other techniques to monitor UX design quality of the solutions built

·         Experience with analyzing results of quantitative and qualitative research: surveys, usability testing, collaborative design sessions, web analytics.

·         Demonstrated ability to identify actionable insights that inform critical decisions based on the quantitative and qualitative user research

·         Deep practical knowledge of Service Design, Design Thinking, and UX Design Strategy; demonstrated ability to use journey modelling, personas, and other techniques to define customer experience across multiple channels

·         Deep practical knowledge of Agile and Waterfall software development methodology 

·         Requires extensive knowledge in working with customer facing initiatives. Demonstrated experience with handling business management and project management issues with specific emphasis on Customer Care and associated IT platforms and applications.

·         Business focus – ability to understand business objectives and translate them into requirements and solutions.

·         Extensive demonstrated leadership and managerial competency in managing a team of professionals, establishing priorities and adapting to changing conditions.

·         Requires experience in understanding of developments and changes with respect to electricity industry structure and market rule and code changes and their corresponding impacts on customers.

·         Requires a demonstrated ability to supervise, foster positive working relationships and the ability to provide effective team leadership, including performance monitoring, evaluation and feedback.

·         A period of over 4 years and up to and including 6 years is considered necessary to gain this experience.

At Hydro One we understand that the success and strength of our business rests with our people. When we develop their skills, we are investing in both their success and ours. To secure the best talent, we seek to create a workforce that reflects the diverse populations of the communities where we live and work and to create a culture based on safety, innovation and inclusiveness.


We are honoured to be recognized by Forbes in its list of Canada’s Best Employers for 2022.


Thank you for considering a career with Hydro One, we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. If you are having difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email Hydro One will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.


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Deadline: April 3, 2023



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