Director, Enterprise Risk Management

Alectra Utilities - Mississauga
Mississauga, Ontario
Locations: Mississauga, Vaughan
Posted On: October 07, 2021
Last Day to Apply: October 21, 2021


The Opportunity

Job Posting Number:



Director, Enterprise Risk Management


Mississauga (Derry) / Vaughan (Cityview)

Reports to:

Vice President, Strategy, ERM and Sustainability

Business Unit:

Enterprise Risk Management


Strategy, ERM and Sustainability

Hours per Week:


Rate of Pay:

Commensurate with range and candidate’s experience

Number of Openings:





October 7, 2021


October 21, 2021

Position Purpose

The Director, Enterprise Risk provides leadership on corporate risk identification, assessment and remediation; risk event tracking; assisting in the business continuity program coordination; and generally all corporate governance risks. As a resource to the Audit and Finance Committee, Executives, Managers, Supervisors, employees, and external stakeholders this position is responsible for providing training, communications and project management relating to any issues of enterprise risk. 

Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the leadership, innovation, governance, and management necessary to identify, evaluate, and monitor the company's operational and strategic risk - both reactive (ie: evaluating risk from non-conformance or emergency situation) or proactive.
  • Responsible to facilitate management’s mitigation of risk.
  • Ensures the organization's risk management policies and strategies are in compliance with applicable regulations and strategic requirements of the organization.
  • Monitors and analyzes risks within the company's business units and reports on these risks to the Board.
  • Provides key inputs into the company's enterprise risk or other committees that oversee the enterprise risk management process and ensures alignment with organizational objectives
  • Participate in annual strategic planning for enterprise risk management program needs and objectives.
  • Develops and delivers clear, effective and timely reports and updates for senior management and/or the Board regarding enterprise risk management program effectiveness, initiatives and issues, including relevant metrics, dashboards and information.
  • Develops and implements Enterprise Risk Management tools, practices, and programs to analyze and report on enterprise risks.
  • Implements and executes effective monitoring, tracking and reporting procedures to ensure the success of the programs, as measured by regular assessments and metric-based analysis.
  • Keeps abreast of changing enterprise risk management requirements and variables, including relevant laws, rules, industry standards, company practices and technology initiatives.
  • Develops and implement best practices in Enterprise Risk Management.
  • Works with all areas of the company to identify new or evolving risks.
  • Works with risk owners to ensure risks are being analyzed and plans are being created to track and mitigate risks.
  • Provides overall direction for consistent risk prioritization and reporting across the company
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) in Business Administration or a related field required
  • CMA/CGA/CA/CPA designation
  • Must hold and maintain a valid class “G” driver’s license

Specialized Knowledge

  • Solid understanding of risk management, risk modeling, compliance and risk reporting systems
  • Ability to translate detail into clear, concise, insightful executive communications
  • Knowledge of the Ontario deregulated electricity market
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications
  • Knowledge of IT systems and cybersecurity


  • Minimum 10 years related experience, with experience at manager level in an LDC environment
  • In-depth experience in financial and regulatory areas
  • Previous experience managing enterprise risk management efforts and/or relevant Internal Audit experience


  • Strong ability to lead change and engage, develop and motivate teams
  • Strong planning skills, with the ability to assess the impact of decisions
  • Excellent written and presentation skills, with the ability to organize and convey information in a compelling way
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and execute multiple projects and initiatives within established timelines
  • Strong conflict negotiation skills, with the ability to influence and resolve difficult situations
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships and effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead projects that require the active involvement of a wide variety of individuals across the company
  • Driven to achieve excellence through a strong work ethic and an appropriate “sense of urgency”
  • Excellent organizational skills, with ability to handle multiple duties 

How to Apply

If you would like to be considered for this position and meet the qualifications, please submit your resume by visiting our Careers page at

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.


Company Overview

Alectra Utilities is shaping the future of energy as we know it. We are writing the next chapter in the changing face of energy in Ontario based on our strong legacy from the past. We are moving forward - as one organization - to provide safe, reliable and innovative energy solutions to families and businesses across the Greater Golden Horseshoe area.

Our mission is to be the energy ally that our customers expect us to be. We are equipped to discover the possibilities of energy conservation and new technologies for enhancing the quality of life of nearly one million customers in the communities we serve.

Alectra Utilities is the culmination of four progressive, low cost and innovative electricity distributors that came together for a common goal – to be a single trusted ally in the rapidly changing world of energy. Our respective history is steeped in pioneering firsts, ground breaking achievements and memorable milestones that will help guide to serve the energy needs of our customers for the future. And Alectra continues to grow with the addition of another innovative electricity distributor to its family and the subsequent creation of the GRE&T Centre.

Discover your new energy. Shape the future. Discover the possibilities.

Seniority Level                                                                  Employment Type

Mid to Senior level                                                               Full-time

Industry                                                                            Job Functions

Electricity Utility                                                                   Enterprise Risk Management

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