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Managing Director, Public Markets (Hybrid)

Location: 

Toronto, ON, CA, M5G 1X6

Req ID:  31742

Status: Full-time, Permanent

Working Conditions:  Flexible hybrid working environment 

Education Level: University Degree with relevant experience is required.

Level:  Executive

Location: Toronto, ON

Shifts(s): Days

Travel: Yes, within Ontario

 

BE THE GENERATION to help build a brighter tomorrow.

 

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) continues to set the bar for environmental protection, community involvement, and economic impact while safely keeping the lights on. Now we've set our sights on being a net-zero carbon company by 2040 and a catalyst to help the economies where we operate achieve net-zero by 2050. 

 

OPG operates a diverse portfolio of generation assets, including nuclear, hydroelectric, biomass and solar. We are also a cleantech leader and innovator, offering challenging and unique work opportunities. Help us use our power to change the world. 

 

THE ROLE

 

Reporting to the Chief Investment Officer (CIO), the Managing Director, Public Markets is responsible for the management and oversight of $34 billion in public markets portfolios under OPG’s Pension Fund and the Ontario Nuclear Funds. The investments are currently fully outsourced and executed through a number of external investment managers.

This is a leadership role, and the successful candidate will act as a thought leader on the development of portfolio management strategies. The Managing Director, Public Markets is responsible for leading a team of investment professionals responsible for portfolio design, mandate selection, investment manager selection and managing external investment manager relationships. The team covers a broad portfolio of public and private securities including domestic and foreign listed equities and bonds, private debt, private equity and long/short strategies. The successful candidate will be responsible for the continued execution of public market programs, including the development and review of asset class strategies, ongoing implementation and monitoring of ESG considerations, and for recommending funds/mandates/managers to the Chief Investment Officer and the Investment Committees.

The Managing Director, Public Markets will provide strategic advice to the senior leadership team, including the CIO and the Investment Committee, Pension Committee, and the Board of Directors, on matters and decisions that have operational, financial and regulatory implications on portfolio management strategies. The successful candidate will also work closely with other governance partners and business unit leaders across the organization, and manage relationships with external service providers, including consultants and technical advisors.

As the ideal candidate, you have demonstrated success in a leadership role, driving performance and leading in a dynamic environment. You have a strong understanding of public markets and the ability to quickly establish credibility, confidence and trust both internally and with external partners. You generate ideas to solve problems, take advantage of opportunities, and execute those ideas with excellence in collaboration with others. You also attract and mentor high-performing teams, focusing on engagement, continuous learning, and growth for the team. Your strong verbal and written communication skills enable you to relate complex concepts to key stakeholders across the organization effectively.

 

WHY OPG?

 

As Ontario's largest clean energy generator, OPG offers an exciting combination of challenging opportunities and career diversity in a fast-paced work environment. Being an OPG employee means you can apply your knowledge, broaden your skills and make a valuable contribution to an organization that is vital to the province's wellbeing. At OPG, our values are our strengths.  They are fundamental truths about our organization that don't change.  Safety. Integrity. Excellence. People and Citizenship.  

 

Here's why OPG might 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.

 

If you are looking to learn from others and be part of something important and excited about the future of power generation, you will find the right fit at OPG.

 

NEW CAMPUS!  In 2025, OPG is establishing a new corporate headquarters on a campus setting in the Municipality of Clarington, located within the Durham Region. The new campus will include the existing Darlington Energy Complex just south of Highway 401 and a new building to be constructed on adjacent land presently owned by OPG.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

 

OPG is partnered exclusively with Boyden on this search. Applications are encouraged immediately and should be submitted directly to rburkholder@boyden.com prior to June 3rd, 2022. If interested, please submit your cover letter and resume indicating the title of the role in the subject line of your email. For more information on the role review https://boyden.thriveapp.ly/job/1476  or don't hesitate to reach out to Ron Burkholder directly.  We thank all those who express an interest; however, only those chosen for further development will be contacted.

 

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 

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