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Director, Pricing & Load Forecast

Date: Mar 10, 2023

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Hydro One Networks Inc

46519 - Toronto - Regular - Ongoing 

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!

Specific Accountabilities:
- Plan and deliver all cost allocation and rate design work necessary to establish Transmission and Distribution rates that are designed consistent with accepted principles, defensible and appropriately implemented, as well as aligning with business objectives and taking into consideration the impact on our customers.
- Prepare defensible load forecasts in support of rate applications, the cost allocation and rate design process, investment planning, and the business planning process.
- Provide expert rates and load forecasting advice and guidance to senior management and other lines-of-business in support of business and operating decisions.
- Build and maintain relationships with the senior staff at OEB, IESO and other stakeholders to well-position Hydro One to achieve desired regulatory outcomes.
- Act as a witness in regulatory applications on the above matters, as required.


Managerial Accountabilities:

  • Assess staff capability to do the required work, now and in the future through performance management, mentoring, workforce planning.

  • Provide leadership to subordinates, so that they collaborate competently and with full commitment, with each other in pursuing the goals set.

  • Translate the Hydro One and Regulatory goals and objectives into a direction which guides the operation of the business and communicate that direction to all staff

  • Provide subordinates with appropriate knowledge, skills, information, work procedures and equipment to facilitate responsible behaviour which will protect their safety and contribute to their health.

  • Demonstrate visible leadership to develop and maintain a safe and healthy workplace

  • To create value for our customers

  • To create a culture and maintain a work environment where employees can be fully engaged


Selection Criteria:

  • In-depth experience in the following areas: Cost allocation and customer rate design; economic indicators, load forecasting and financial modelling; business planning; financial and cost accounting.

  • Requires extensive experience with the utility regulatory process in Ontario, including prior experience in a judicial or quasi-judicial environment.

  • Requires experience in business strategy, planning, operations and management, regulation and regulatory constructs, and law.

  • Required experience in leading teams of professional staff, including management and other subject matter professionals.

  • Requires extensive experience effectively interacting with and representing before executives and associated executive leadership teams, Boards of Directors and various committees of Board, external regulatory, legal and governmental bodies.

  • Requires advanced knowledge of the Ontario regulatory framework for electricity utilities.

  • A period of over 10 years is considered necessary to gain this experience, preferably in a regulated utility environment.

  • Sound written and oral communications skills. Exceptional presentation abilities, adept at building and sustaining strong working relationships at all levels, cross-functionally and cross-divisionally, and developing and implementing creative, innovative solutions that take into account business and financial considerations

  • Results driven and a demonstrated ability to build rapport and credibility with stakeholders quickly. Able to successfully deliver desired results under tight timelines

  • Strong ability to handle ambiguity and identify critical decision points in order to obtain successful outcomes


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: March 27, 2023



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