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London Hydro – Manager, Regulatory Affairs

London Hydro – Manager, Regulatory Affairs

London Hydro London, ON Closing: 26/04/2024
Human Resources Department, London Hydro Inc., P.O. Box 2700, London, ON N6A 4H6

Permanent, full-time position – London, ON

This role is integral to London Hydro’s understanding of, and participation in, the rapidly changing energy sector in Ontario. Over the next 10 to 25 years, electricity will gradually replace fossil fuels (gasoline and natural gas) in the energy mix. If you’re ready to be part of this exciting challenge, consider joining London Hydro as Manager of Regulatory Affairs within our Finance Department.

Working under the direction of the Director of Regulatory Affairs, or designate, you will be part of the Regulatory team and contribute to internal and external strategy, analysis, implementation, advice, policy, compliance and communications on regulatory and legislative matters. This will include matters related to the Ontario Energy Board, the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), the Ministry of Energy (MOE), and the Electricity Distributors Association (EDA). You will also play a key role in keeping senior management and the Executive team abreast of regulatory requirements and risks such that internal business practices are optimized and/or reflective of regulatory and legislative requirements.


As part of your responsibilities as Manager of Regulatory Affairs, you will:
• Prepare Ontario Energy Board applications for rates, licences and regulatory filings (on an assigned basis), and participate in regulatory proceedings. Prepare thorough, persuasive narrative evidence, arguments, models, forecasts and analyses in support of corporate positions in rate and regulatory applications/filings. Provide company representation/testimony, case management, witness preparation and support, as required. Liaise with external counsel, as appropriate. Ensure the quality and accuracy of submissions to interventions in external regulatory proceedings, and regulatory consultations on codes and guidelines, as assigned. Ensure that corporate records pertaining to regulatory affairs are organized, maintained and accessible.
• Interpret, analyze and implement (when appropriate) existing and proposed regulatory legislation, codes, guidelines and market rules. Monitor key trends. Coordinate corporate operational and reporting compliance. Translate complex financial, technical and operational information from stakeholders into a regulatory context. Provide information, education and/or advice regarding regulatory strategy, policy and compliance to senior management and the Executive team. Present alternatives and recommend policy positions.
• Represent the corporation, as required and directed, in the absence of the Director of Regulatory Affairs, maintain beneficial business relationships and advance the Company’s position through participation in external stakeholder (e.g. OEB, IESO, EDA) committees, working groups, councils, proceedings, formal hearings and consultations.
• Understand and support the IESO settlement process and annual regulatory filing requirements (e.g. RRR, OEB Scorecard, IRM). Assist with the identification, evaluation and monitoring of the Company’s operational and strategic risks. Assist with enterprise risk management business processes.
• Coordinate and ensure the execution of special projects involving a broad range of business issues, in consultation with the Executive and/or senior management.
• Provide backup support to the Director of Regulatory Affairs.
• Adhere to all Occupational Health and Safety Act rules and regulations, the IHSA’s Electrical Utility Safety Rules, London Hydro safe work practices and procedures, and all components of London Hydro’s health and safety program.


The qualified Manager, Regulatory Affairs we seek for this opportunity must be able to meet the following requirements:
• Successful completion of a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Engineering or a related discipline from a recognized university, PLUS a professional designation, a degree in law or a graduate degree, considered an asset.
• A minimum of seven (7) years of relevant, progressive experience.
• Proven ability to prepare detailed models and related financial data.
• Excellent written and verbal communication, advocacy, negotiation and public speaking skills in both adjudicative, formal and informal environments.
• Experience liaising with senior management and external agencies.
• Proven ability to establish strong collaborative working relationships.
• Strong analytical and time management skills.
• A track record as a zealous learner and a progressive thinker.
• Strong leadership, management, and supervisory skills.
• Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective cross-functional relationships at all levels of the organization.
• Advanced proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel.


• Progressive experience in a utility environment covering all regulatory, and legislative matters pertaining to the Ontario electricity distribution industry.
• Knowledge of statistical analysis (regression analysis)/load forecasting.
• Knowledge of IFRS.
• Knowledge of regulatory and government requirements, including Ontario Energy Board Act, Retail Settlement

Code, Distribution Settlement Code, Standard Supply Service Code, Affiliate Relationships Code, Conditions of Service, Electricity Distribution Rate Handbook, and Accounting Procedures Handbook.

Salary range: $103,000 to $129,000 per annum

Don’t hesitate to apply! We recognize that not every candidate will meet every qualification listed. If you’re passionate about the role and believe you can contribute and learn, we encourage you to submit your application. We value diverse perspectives and are excited to learn about your unique skills and experiences.

NOTE: Please note that applicants who receive any conditional offer of employment from London Hydro will be required to disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status to London Hydro as a condition of employment, in accordance with London Hydro’s COVID-19 Vaccination Status Disclosure Policy.

About London Hydro

For over a century, London Hydro has been providing safe, affordable and reliable electricity to a diverse customer base. We are one of the area’s larger employers, with a highly skilled and motivated team of people across many different occupations. Through this dedicated team and an extensive network of overhead and underground power lines, we power over 166,000 homes and businesses, and continue to improve the way people live and work.
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For more information, and to apply:

To find out more about London Hydro, as well as this and other opportunities to join our team, please visit our website at If you are both qualified and safety-focused, we invite you to submit your cover letter and resume as a single document (in .pdf or .docx format only), saving the file as your last name and first name with no spaces (i.e., LastnameFirstname) by Friday, April 26, 2024 to: Human Resources Department, London Hydro Inc., P.O. Box 2700, London, ON N6A 4H6. Fax: 519-661-5164. E-mail (quote Manager Regulatory Affairs in the subject line and ensure that you attach your resume): The successful candidate will be required to complete a Criminal Record Check prior to the commencement of employment. An education check will also be conducted.

London Hydro is committed to fostering a corporate culture and climate that values and supports a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization. We know that our employees are our greatest strength, and that we will achieve our goals through the innovation, integrity, and agility of a diverse, engaged and talented workforce. London Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

Accommodation is available under the Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

While we appreciate all applications received, only those invited for an interview will be acknowledged. Any personal information submitted will be managed in accordance with the requirements of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used only to determine eligibility for employment.
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to applicants who are authorized to work in Canada.

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