Temporary Specialist, GRE&T Centre

Alectra Utilities - Vaughan
Vaughan, Ontario

Last Day to Apply: May 27, 2018

The Opportunity


Temporary Specialist, GRE&T Centre



Reports to:

Vice President, Advanced Planning

Business Unit:

Advanced Planning



Hours per Week:


Rate of Pay:

Commensurate with range and Candidate’s experience


April 28, 2018



Position Purpose:

The Specialist, GRE&T Centre will provide project management support to implement the plans for the Green Energy & Technology Centre (GRE&T) in Guelph. 


  • Support the development of the strategic plan and business plan for the GRE&T Centre, by providing project management support to implement these plans
  • Provide administrative support for the Transitional Advisory Committee (TAC) for the GRE&T Centre
  • Research and benchmark again other similar centers and accelerators to bring forward best practices
  • Support communication, community and stakeholder engagement and funding strategy for the GRE&T Centre
  • Collaborate with potential academic, municipality, industry and technology partners on relationship building and project development
  • The position will be based out of Alectra Vaughan office but will require travel to Guelph, other Alectra offices or out-of-town meetings
  • Other duties as assigned 

Skills & Qualifications: 


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited post-secondary institution, preferably in the fields of sustainability, energy or engineering 

Specialized knowledge

  • Work with and/or engage diverse stakeholders
  • Work with start-ups or technical related organizations
  • Facilitate and convene events and stakeholder engagement
  • Proficiency with MS Office application 


  • 2 years’ experience working in project management
  • Knowledge  or and experience working in the Utility/Energy sectors and/ or at an Accelerator is an asset 


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented and thorough, with the ability to work successfully in fast-paced teams
  • Entrepreneurial approach
  • Strong strategic, analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to work with deadlines and consistently follow through to completion of assigned projects
  • Creative and proactive in solving problems
  • Energetic and enthusiastic team player to overall success of the organization 

*1 year contract 

How to Apply

If you would like to be considered for this position and meet the qualifications, please submit your resume by clicking here

You can also submit a resume for us to keep on file and review as new opportunities arise that might be the right fit for your skills and experience. 

Alectra is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a recruitment process that respects the dignity and independence of all candidates. Should you require accommodation at any stage in the recruitment, assessment and selection process please consult with Alectra’s People Team. 

We thank all applicants for their interest in a career with Alectra. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 


April 27, 2018

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