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Senior Consultant - Digital Grid, Power & Utilities - Supply Chain

Location:  Toronto
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jun 2, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  144734

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


The opportunity


The role of a Digital Grid Senior will be to provide consulting services to Power & Utilities clients implementing digital grid programs, capabilities and systems (AMI, ADMS, OMS, SCADA, DRMS, DERMS, EMS, GIS) resulting in increased value and efficiency.


Responsibilities, Qualifications, Certifications - External


Your key responsibilities


  • Provide functional and/or technical experience and insights
  • Provide strategic and tactical insights, connectedness and responsiveness to all clients to help anticipate their needs
  • Lead/manage workstream planning and delivery
  • Facilitate client meetings and workshops
  • Identify and implement service delivery improvements to progress the quality of the service provided and/or the process efficiency
  • Identify and resolve/escalate issues and risks that affect scope, quality, schedule and resources
  • Develop and deliver status updates and communications
  • Manage resource demand, staffing and allocation
  • Define team member roles and expectations
  • Lead/manage quality assurance for team’s work products and service delivery to consistently deliver high quality
  • Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge and enhance client service delivery
  • Stay current with the latest trends in the industry to be a trusted advisor/subject-matter resource for our clients’ businesses
  • Participate in new business opportunities by developing ideas and solutions
  • Develop long-term relationships with networks both internally and externally
  • Enhance the EY brand through strong relationships across a network of existing and future clients
  • Mentor, coach and counsel team members and help EY to build an inclusive culture and develop high-performing teams
  • Support the EY inclusiveness culture
  • Flexibility and willingness to manage significant travel depending on time of year. Must have a valid driver’s license


Skills and attributes for success


  • You’ll need strong written and verbal communication skills, especially around breaking down complex structures into digestible and relevant points for a diverse set of clients and colleagues at all levels.
  • You’ll challenge and inspire coworkers and clients to think about difficult situations in new and transformative ways.
  • By drawing on your knowledge and experience, you’ll provide innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership. You’ll actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives. 
  • In line with our commitment to quality, you’ll consistently drive projects to completion and determine that the work is of a high quality. Your role in leading teams or parts of teams on engagements will depend on the size of the engagement and will be under the responsibility of higher levels. They will look to you to anticipate and identify risks and escalate issues as appropriate.  
  • As an influential member of the team, you’ll help create a positive learning culture, and you’ll coach and counsel junior team members and help them develop.


To qualify for the role, you must have


  • Proven business or technical work experience in one or more of the following digital grid focus areas AMI, ADMS, OMS, SCADA, DRMS, DERMS, EMS, GIS, electric vehicles
  • For Manager: Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of five years of related work experience or a graduate degree and four years of related work experience
  • For Senior Consultant: Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of two years of related work experience or a graduate degree and one year of related work experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills is a must
  • Be comfortable with dealing with change and have the ability to adapt to the clients needs as you find solutions for our clients most pressing challenges


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Experience leading teams, experience with business development
  • Experience delivering consulting services to Power & Utilities clients is preferred


What we look for


We’re looking for people that are passionate about operational technology, at the top of their game, and who would like to continue to grow their subject matter expertise and help others around them achieve their potential.  If you have a passion for assisting businesses achieve their full potential and working with some of the highest performing teams, this role might very well be for you.


What we offers


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


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. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that 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.



EY | Building a better working world 


EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.


Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.  


Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  

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