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Manager, Environment, Health & Safety Audit (Hybrid)

Date: May 3, 2022

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Hydro One Networks Inc

44388 - Toronto - Temporary - 1 year (but may be extended base on term of Parental Leave) 

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. Employees will be required to either be fully vaccinated or undergo regular rapid antigen testing in order to access a Hydro One worksite.

Hydro One is proud to be the largest electricity transmission and distribution provider in Ontario, serving nearly  1.4 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!


General Accountabilities:

Report to the Director, Environment Health, Safety & Sustainability Audit, Internal Audit Services. Support Hydro One’s Internal Audit Services’ function through the planning, execution and reporting on assigned assurance and advisory engagements, with a primary emphasis on internal controls related to areas of environment, health, safety & sustainability (EHSS) risks within Hydro One.


Specific Accountabilities:

Within the context provided by the Director, Environment Health, Safety & Sustainability Audit and the Vice President, Risk & Internal Audit Services:

  • Perform Internal Audit engagements, in accordance with Internal Audit’s methodology and the Institute of Internal Auditors – International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF):
    • Conduct risk and controls assessments
    • Develop detailed engagement work programs, outlining plan and approach for assessing areas of risk and effectiveness of key controls and processes
    • Prepare engagement Terms of Reference, identifying business objective, scope, schedule, resourcing and budget
    • Identify and document sufficient, reliable, relevant and useful information to achieve the engagement objectives
    • Prepare and organize engagement workpapers in a way that supports engagement results and conclusions
    • Formulate and clearly communicate engagement results and recommendations
    • Prepare well written, succinct engagement reports and effectively communicate results to internal engagement clients and stakeholders
    • Collaboratively work with engagement clients throughout the engagement lifecycle to obtain management’s concurrence on results and, where appropriate, obtain action plans to address areas of residual risk and improvement.
  • Keep abreast of corporate policies, procedures, legal, regulatory requirements, and industry developments in the areas relating to the work.
  • Participate in Internal Audit’s risk-based audit planning exercises and annual audit plan development.
  • Assist in the continual improvement of Internal Audit standards and practices.
  • Establish and maintain effective, collaborative working relationships with colleagues and internal client stakeholders. 


Selection Criteria

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Science, Health Science, Engineering, Business Administration or equivalent.
  • Post graduate degree in related major and/or Business Administration is an asset.
  • Professional designation such as P.Eng., CRSP, CPA, professional auditor certification is an asset.
  • Experience with performing assurance work (audits/reviews), advisory services (consulting), business risk assessments, root cause analysis, and investigations is an asset.
  • Understanding of occupational safety, environmental risks and associated regulatory frameworks is an asset.
  • Understanding of the electrical utility industry and general operations is an asset.
  • Understanding of Hydro One’s business model, organizational structure and electricity sector stakeholders is an asset.
  • Requires project management skills to ensure timely execution of engagement work.
  • Requires proficiency in business writing for the preparation of reports and presentations.
  • Requires effective presentation skills, appropriate for senior management levels.
  • Experience with SAP and other enterprise systems is an asset.
  • The ability to work independently or in small teams, as assigned.
  • Requires the following competencies:
    • Manages complexity
    • Copes with ambiguity
    • Action oriented and resourceful
    • Plans, prioritizes, and optimizes work
    • Effective communication, both oral and written
    • Situational adaptability.
  • A minimum period of 5+ years is considered necessary to gain this experience.


Demonstrated Attributes and Management Skills:

  • Integrity – honest, fair, working with diligence and responsibility
  • Objectivity – impartial, unbiased attitude to ensure quality work product, substantiated by factual evidence
  • Confidentiality - prudent in the use and protection of information acquired in the course of audit work
  • Commitment - self-motivated with perseverance to accomplish objectives in spite of obstacles
  • Focus on Quality – attention to detail, accuracy and completeness
  • Analytical Thinking – ability to establish an understanding of a situation through the synthesis of knowledge, separate observed facts and analysis
  • Teamwork – able to work with others as part of a team
  • Client – Service Orientation – desire to serve others, to meet their needs
  • Impact and Influence – able to persuade, convince, influence based on knowledge, logic and fact
  • Initiative – takes action, proactive and not simply thinking about future actions
  • Curiosity – inquisitive, predilection for continual learning
  • Information seeking – ability to acquire information relevant to the achievement of valued goals
  • Strategic business thinking - ability to apply knowledge and experience in support of management decisions to successfully achieve Hydro One’s business objectives



  • This is a Level 4 position on the Management Compensation Plan.
  • Normal work headquarters for this role is formally assigned to 483 Bay Street, Toronto. However, in accordance with Hydro One's current Future of Work initiative, a hybrid work model is being piloted in 2022, involving 2 days office-based work and 3 days remote / work from home arrangement.    
  • Work may involve travel throughout Ontario. Periodic overnight or extended stays, away from work headquarters, may be required.
  • Requires a valid Ontario Driver’s License.


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 2021.


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 careers@hydroone.com. Hydro One will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.


Please note this email is only for accommodation requests. Resumes sent to this email address will not be considered.


Deadline: May 23, 2022



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