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Manager - Power and Utilities Digital Grid - Smart Grid

Location:  Toronto
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jun 6, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1423515
At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Our clients operate in a world were achieving and sustaining performance is more difficult than ever. As a performance improvement professional, you will be focused on helping them grow and turn their strategy into reality. You'll work in high-performing teams that drive growth and deliver exceptional client service, ensuring you play your part in building a better working world.

Your career is yours to shape. The strength of our global network, combined with local empowerment and a relentless focus on winning in specific markets, mean you'll gain valuable experience across different geographies and sectors. So, whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. 


The opportunity


The position serves as a Manager in the Digital Grid practice at EY Canada. You will be working in the digital grid domain to design and deliver transformation programs related to operational technology (ADMS, OMS, SCADA, DRMS, DERMS, EMS, GIS). You will be responsible for the design, development and deployment of business solutions including benefit and cost analysis, process design, use case definition, business and functional requirements, and integrations with upstream and downstream systems. You also will be expected to provide business development assistance, as well as work with and lead small to large teams onshore and offshore. 


Your key responsibilities

  • Manage the delivery of operational technology (OT) projects, including the development of business processes, business and functional requirements and use cases associated with its implementation
  • Collaborate actively with subject-matter professionals, product owners, end users and client stakeholders
  • Provide strategic insights and oversight for team members, anticipate client needs and be responsive to clients as part of engagement delivery; monitor service quality in respect of specific client requirements
  • Supporting the procurement and evaluation of OT products and services (e.g., ADMS, DERMS, market platforms etc.)
  • Successfully manage engagements to schedule and budget
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, developments, technologies, and new digital grid technology capabilities; actively share these with team members and apply to existing engagements.
  • Model effective collaborative behaviors when working with individuals, teams, clients, and technology partners
  • Participate in new business opportunities by developing ideas and solutions
  • Assisting in proposals and commercial propositions that align with customer needs and differentiate EY from the competition 

Skills and attributes for success

  • Build credibility by knowing what's happening in clients' businesses and with their competitors
  • Effectively navigate ambiguous and complex relationships and contexts with a very good level of emotional intelligence, leveraging differences, asking questions, and supporting coaching and feedback
  • Adapt to varied cultural and personal styles to work effectively with others' differences, concerns, and motivations
  • Develop an inclusive culture in which timely, authentic feedback and coaching are provided to all colleagues and team members and help mentor, coach, and counsel team members
  • Identify and evaluate new ideas, better ways of working, technologies, or external products to expand EY capabilities
  • Demonstrate passion in promoting EY strategy, services, and values 


To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5+ years OT experience through operations or delivering consulting services to Power and Utilities clients
  • Proven work experience in one or more of the following areas: Transmission, Distribution, Generation, Nuclear, Regulatory, and technology solutions such as OMS, ADMS, DERMS, SCADA, GIS
  • A solid understanding of operations, business processes, use cases, business value and OT vendor landscape
  • The flexibility to expand horizons and gain competence in multiple digital grid domains
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and the ability to clearly communicate with leadership and colleagues about technical capabilities, limitations, issues and recommendations
  • Be highly organized, detail-oriented, independent, and resourceful
  • The ability to manage complex technical projects with diverse global stakeholders
  • The willingness and ability to travel up to 60% of a work schedule 


Ideally, you'll also have

  • A degree in Information Technology, Engineering, or related field
  • Experience with stakeholder management, client handling, workshop facilitation with technical teams 


What we look for


We're interested in passionate leaders with strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends for their area of focus and specific skills and knowledge to contribute to our clients and teams. If you have a genuine passion for helping businesses achieve the full potential of their data, this role is for you. 


What EY offer


At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.


We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future.  Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you 


EY Way of Work and your health and safety


EY Way of Work recognizes flexibility in the way we collaborate, innovate, and deliver with the ability to work in-person and remotely.  To support a healthy and safe in-person working environment, EY has implemented various layers of health and safety controls while working in the office or at client or other locations.  A critical component of EY's workplace safety program includes our COVID-19 vaccination policy which requires all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless an accommodation based on a reason protected by human rights legislation is provided. 


Diversity and Inclusion at EY

Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. We embrace diversity and are committed to combating systemic racism, advocating for the LGBT+ community, promoting our Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, and are dedicated to amplifying the voices of Indigenous people (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis) nationally as we strive towards reconciliation. Our diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds, and perspectives make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world.

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