Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs

Location: 

Pickering, ON, CA, L1W 3J2

Req ID:  47792

Status: Regular Full Time 
Working Conditions: On-Site    
Education Level: 4 year University Degree in sciences or related field 
Base Location:  Oshawa, ON
Temporary Work Location: Pickering, ON  
Travel: 10%
Deadline to Apply: July 24, 2024
 
Electrify your career and help build a brighter tomorrow.
 
Every generation has a challenge that defines them. At OPG, we are calling on all innovators, disruptors, thought leaders and change-makers. Join us to electrify life in one generation and build a sustainable future powered by our electricity, our ideas, and our people. Join OPG and make history.
 
Whether you work in the skilled trades or are a business professional, a career at OPG is an opportunity to electrify your life on -- and off -- the job.
 
ACCOMMODATIONS

 

OPG is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and supported. If you require accommodation during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible so appropriate arrangements can be made.
 
If you require information in a format that is accessible to you, please contact AODA@opg.com
 
This position is moving to OPG Corporate Headquarters: In Summer 2025, OPG will officially welcome employees to our new Corporate Headquarters located at 1908 Colonel Sam Drive, Oshawa, Ontario. This new space will enable teamwork, collaboration and innovation that will help us to achieve our mission to electrify life in one generation. This position will be temporarily based in Toronto, ON until the move to Headquarters in the Summer of 2025.
  
JOB OVERVIEW
 
Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is looking for a dynamic, strategic and results-driven professional to join our team in the role of Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs.
 
Reporting to the Director, Nuclear Regulatory Affairs Strategy, the Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs will lead and manage all regulatory activities to ensure compliance with nuclear industry regulations and standards. This role involves strategic planning, preparation, and submission of regulatory documents, and maintaining relationships with regulatory agencies. The Senior Manager will lead a team of regulatory professionals and work closely with other departments to support our nuclear projects. 

 

This is an exciting opportunity to work in an environment where you will contribute to OPG’s public outreach, engagement and education efforts as part of the company’s commitment to growing its social license.
 
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES 

 

  • Maintain and enhance the relationship with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) for nuclear stations nuclear projects, and support divisions through effective management of the regulatory interface, including the development and maintenance of regulatory programs and processes.
  • Acquire those licenses, approvals, and permissions from the CNSC necessary to operate or support the nuclear stations and nuclear projects.
  • Assist management (nuclear stations, nuclear refurbishment project, and/or nuclear support divisions) in complying with the terms and conditions of the Nuclear Safety and Control Act and its associated regulations, licenses, and approvals granted by the CNSC.
  • Identify and report on key regulatory matters to stakeholders.
  • Assess impacts of license and permit applications and amendments.
  • Interpret regulatory and legislative requirements.
  • Ensure regulatory commitments are identified, assigned and monitored to completion.
  • Manage the station, projects’, or support groups' interface with the CNSC.
  • Provide scheduled and unscheduled reports to the CNSC in accordance with Regulatory Documents 3.1.1 and 3.1.2.
  • Coordinate Ontario Power Generation Nuclear appearances at meetings and hearings of the CNSC.
  • Prepare or review requests for renewal or, and amendments to, the station's operating license(s).
  • Manage verbal and written communications with the CNSC.
  • Provide advice and support on the management and resolution of regulatory issues.
  • Act as Designated Licensing Authority as described by OPG governance.
  • Regulatory Affairs Senior Managers have the following additional accountabilities specific to their location:
  • Site Regulatory Affairs Managers:
  • Coordinate regulatory approvals for outages.
  • Control revisions to Operating Policies and Principles.
  • Nuclear Regulatory Affairs Managers:
  • Develop and maintain programs and processes for the management of the regulatory interface.
  • Assess and provide reports on the effectiveness of the regulatory interface.
  • Maintain an awareness of, or input to, external developments on regulatory requirements, and coordinate the development of OPG regulatory strategies and positions.

 
EDUCATION

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or engineering discipline (e.g., Nuclear Engineering, Physics, Chemistry). Advanced degree (e.g., Master’s, PhD) preferred. 
  • QUALIFICATIONS
  • Minimum of 7+ years of experience leading teams
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in regulatory affairs
  • Proven track record of successful regulatory submissions and approvals.
  • Experience with nuclear regulatory agencies considered an asset (e.g., NRC, CNSC, IAEA).
  • Strong understanding of nuclear regulatory requirements and guidelines.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills.
  • Effective leadership and team management abilities.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Strategic thinker with strong problem-solving skills. 

 
The successful candidate will exhibit uncompromising integrity and commitment to upholding corporate values, and the OPG Code of Business Conduct.
 
What Makes a Career at OPG Different?
 
As Ontario’s largest clean energy generator, we’re building, expanding, and innovating the equipment and technology that keeps Ontario powered with clean, reliable energy. At OPG, our values are our strengths.  They are fundamental truths about our organization that don’t change: 
Safety – it’s our business
Integrity – always lead with integrity
Excellence – never satisfied with good enough
Inclusion – working together for powerful outcomes
Innovation - creativity accelerates possibility
 
Here's why OPG might just be the ideal workplace for you:

  • Exceptional range of opportunities province-wide
  • Long-term career growth and development opportunities
  • Electricity is vital to the province and OPG’s clean electricity is helping decarbonize other sectors. 

 

Our promise to you:

  • We care about the safety and the well-being of our employees. It is our utmost priority.
  • A supportive work environment where you can be your best every day.
  • Opportunities to stretch and develop.
  • Offer different ways for you to give back to communities where we operate.
  • Partner with Indigenous communities and support local businesses.
  • We support employment equity, diversity and inclusion. 
  • Are you ready to start a career that has the power to electrify life on and off the job? Apply now.

 
APPLICATION PROCESS 

Please submit your application online at https://jobs.opg.com/ by 11:59 PM E.S.T., July 24, 2024. OPG thanks all those who apply; however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.
 
OPG is committed to employment equity. As such, we encourage applicants from equity-seeking communities (Indigenous Peoples, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and women). We strongly believe that alleviating the under-representation of equity-seeking individuals will create a stronger OPG team and allow us to better serve the needs of our diverse communities.
 
In order to fulfill the above-mentioned purpose, priority in hiring may be given to qualified persons who self-identify as a member of equity-seeking groups as identified in the application process. This initiative constitutes a special program under the Human Rights Code/Canadian Human Rights Act.

 

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