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Project Manager Regulatory

Halifax, NS

Job Title: Regulatory Project Manager

Company, Department: Nova Scotia Power – Regulatory Affairs

Location: Halifax, NS – Hybrid

Type of Employment: Regular, Full Time

Closing Date: December 18, 2023

Reference Number: 12122

The Opportunity

We are looking for a term and a full-time permanent Regulatory Project Manager to join Nova Scotia Power’s Corporate Regulatory Affair team. Our downtown based corporate head office is located along the Halifax waterfront, where we offer a hybrid work option enabling you to work from home 2 days each week.

Reporting to the Senior Regulatory Counsel, you will research and work with other members of NSPI staff to develop positions and recommend courses of action for regulatory management. The incumbent will manage teams from various parts of the company to successfully achieve desired outcomes with respect to regulatory projects assigned and will be required to maintain knowledge of current regulatory issues and practices.

Key Elements Of The Role Include

  • As the successful candidate, you will be leading the end-to-end planning, coordination, and execution of assigned deliverables.
  • You will manage the project activities, create detailed project plans, organize and manage project meetings.
  • You will also be responsible for overall management of regulatory projects.
  • You provide leadership, direction and motivation to the project teams and other project resources with whom you work.
  • Further, you will ensure effective communication with project stakeholders and ensure proper documentation is created, maintained and archived.
  • You will support regulatory research in support of regulatory activities and develop written reports and presentations for all levels of management.

You will be responsible for personal safety, that of coworkers, and those under your direction by observing and ensuring compliance with all Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations. You will also be accountable for environmental performance as it relates to the environmental management system processes and initiatives.

What skills will make you successful?

Desired Skills

You recognize yourself in most of the following competencies, and possess or are working towards the desired skills and experience listed below:

  • Prior experience in a project management role.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience in working across functional / organizational boundaries is an asset.
  • Familiarity with concepts related to utility regulation and operations is considered an asset.

At Nova Scotia Power, our employees are our greatest strength. Our Leadership Competencies set standards that advance our business strategy, deliver results for customers, and provide career development for employees. We expect members of our leadership team to implement safety, health, and environmental standards. The successful incumbent will be one who takes ownership and acts with integrity, thinks strategically and exercises sound judgement and builds strong collaborative relationships with a commitment to a respectful, inclusive and productive work environment while demonstrating integrity and a commitment to operational excellence for our customers.

Why join our team at Nova Scotia Power?

  • Flexibility: Hybrid work model with flexible remote workdays.
  • Health & Wellbeing: A comprehensive benefits plan, access to a free on-site fitness centre. Employee and Family Assistance Program, Perkopolis Membership, parental leave top-up plan and wellness benefits.
  • Grow Your Career: Opportunities to advance within and between our affiliate companies, a focus on employee development and available sponsored education programs.
  • Community Engagement & Care: Corporate investments in the places where our people live and work, mentoring opportunities, fundraising-matching & volunteer programs, and scholarships for children of employees.
  • Competitive Compensation: A comprehensive benefits plan, short-term incentive plans and employer matching RRSP contributions. At Nova Scotia Power, we’re committed to providing safe, reliable electricity so that our customers and communities can thrive. We work across the province, from Yarmouth to Wreck Cove, to prevent power outages and to strengthen our electrical system—for today, and for the future.

As a subsidiary of Emera Inc, we provide 95% of the generation, transmission, and distribution of electrical power to approximately 540,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers. Our company is focused on new technologies to enhance customer service and reliability, reduce emissions, and add renewable energy.

We are proud to live and work in Nova Scotia. It’s why we work to understand how we can give back meaningfully, support local organizations and work collaboratively to enhance the communities we call home.

We believe that every unique perspective should be valued and that everyone should have a sense of safety and belonging—at work, and in our communities. Leveraging the thoughts of a diverse workforce helps us to be innovative and provide the best service to our customers.

If working in an environment focused on innovation, safety and putting customers and community first inspires you, we want to hear from you. Apply by December 18, 2023, and tell us what excites you about this role.

Finally, we understand that experience comes in many forms. We’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team - so if your experience is close to what we’ve listed above, please consider applying. 

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