Sr. Ad. Business Continuity & Emergency Preparedness

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Author pmnationtalk
Date June 14, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Hydro One Networks Inc
Location Toronto, ON
Category Legal / Paralegal
Client Hydro One
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Sr. Ad. Business Continuity & Emergency Preparedness

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

Reporting to the Manager, Business Continuity & Emergency Preparedness:

  • Provide assistance with the development, management and continuous improvement of Hydro One’s Business Continuity & Emergency Preparedness Program.
  • Provide expert advice, guidance and assistance to the lines of business for the identification of threats to business continuity, and identify and develop risk mitigation strategies, plans and procedures to protect Hydro One’s assets and staff.
  • Develop, implement and monitor management systems and measures to ensure company compliance to market rule and regulatory requirements for emergency preparedness and system reliability.
  • Perform data processing assignments for the unit including inputting and extracting data, maintaining and updating data on various computerized systems.
  • Maintain records and files.

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Provide lines of business with expert advice and guidance in the identification and management of risks to business continuity.
  • Assist with the coordination and direction for Hydro One’s emergency preparedness and business continuity programs.
  • Assist, company subsidiaries with emergency preparedness planning, business continuity planning and liaise with external agencies/stakeholders and communities served by Hydro One.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of companywide business continuity and emergency preparedness plans and contingency planning.
  • Monitor, track, test, and report on the status of the programs, partnering with lines of business to mature the overall program and creating training and presentation material.
  • Review actual contingency situations, identifying improvement opportunities to prevent or mitigate future occurrences.

Managerial Accountabilities:

  • Provide team leadership to the lines of business representatives by ensuring the timely and accurate delivery of products to fulfill market rules, regulatory compliance and due diligence requirements for emergency preparedness and business continuity.

Selection Criteria:

  • Requires a detailed knowledge of emergency preparedness & business continuity management, hazard vulnerability and risk assessment to implement and manage emergency preparedness activities and participate in company wide emergency preparedness planning.
  • Requires knowledge and experience working with municipal governments, provincial emergency management and federal government ministries.
  • Requires detailed knowledge and experience in emergency preparedness and business continuity principles and protection of critical infrastructure as it relates to the transmission and distribution business, cyber security and supporting services.
  • Requires demonstrated experience in operational emergency response and including development and execution of emergency drills and exercises.
  • Requires an in-depth knowledge of regulatory and market rule requirements specifically for Power System Reliability pertaining to emergency preparedness, emergency response and Power System Restoration.

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 2019.

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.

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

Deadline: June 17, 2019

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