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BC Hydro is a Crown corporation, owned by the government and people of British Columbia. It is one of the largest energy suppliers in Canada, generating and delivering electricity to 95% of the population of B.C. and serving over five million people. Named as one of B.C.’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for multiple consecutive years, its mission is to safely provide its customers with clean, reliable electricity at competitive rates through its continuing evolution in response to changes in climate, consumer demand, technology and B.C.’s commitment to Indigenous Nations. It is BC Hydro’s vision to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart about power in all it does.

Reporting directly to the EVP of Finance, Technology and Supply Chain and Chief Financial Officer, the Chief Information Officer leads the team responsible for the planning, design, delivery, and operations of all information technology and several operational technology systems across the enterprise. It provides technology leadership and oversight across BC Hydro, is responsible for selecting appropriate technology solutions to deliver strong business outcomes and oversees and protects the company from cybersecurity risks. The CIO works collaboratively with the Executive Team and business groups and owns a multi-year strategy that supports BC Hydro in meeting its service plan and 5-year strategy objectives through prioritizing and optimizing investments, delivering outcomes early and often and leveraging future technology. Cybersecurity is a top priority for BC Hydro, and it continues to build its capabilities in order to respond to the ever-increasing threats meaning a significant focus of this role will be on cybersecurity. Attacks against the energy sector have increased dramatically around the globe and pose significant risk to the electric power infrastructure.

The ideal candidate is an executive-level leader bringing a wealth of experience gained in a large scale, complex, multi-stakeholder organization. They have deep experience in building, leading and managing a complex technology operation. A demonstrated track record of success in a senior management/leadership role, leading information and operational technology and business initiatives that support the organization’s vision, mission and strategic priorities. Additionally, they are a strategic business technology leader with a strong customer service focus and a deep understanding of the importance and value of technology and how it is leveraged to deliver on business objectives.

BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer. They include everyone. They welcome applications from anyone, including members of visible minorities, women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. They are also happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process and while working at BC Hydro.

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