Project Leader


Ajax, ON, CA, L1S 7R3

Req ID:  43141

Status: Regular, Full time  

Working Conditions: Hybrid      

Education Level: 4 year University Degree Information Management, Computer Science, or related field. 

Location: Ajax, ON 

Travel: 10% 

Deadline to Apply: June 18th 2023​ 


BE THE GENERATION to help build a brighter tomorrow. 


OPG continues to set the bar for environmental protection, community involvement and economic impact—all 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.  


NEW CAMPUS: In late 2024, OPG is establishing our new campus at 1908 Colonel Sam Drive, Oshawa, Ontario. The new campus will provide a cutting-edge work environment that fosters collaboration and innovation. 




Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is looking for a dynamic, strategic and results-driven professional to join our team in the role of Project Leader. 


We are seeking an experienced Project Leader to join our team on a capital project. As the Project Leader, you will be responsible for providing Information Management (IM) Specialist/SME advice and support to business functions, including Information Lifecycle Management, and ensuring compliance with IM Strategies, Policies, Standards, and Procedures. You will work closely with various project teams, subcontractors, and stakeholders to establish, execute and implement an IM Framework.




  • Assist with IM Framework establishment, execution, and implementation.
  • Advise business functions on the application of IM Strategies, Policies, Standards, and Procedures
  • Assist with the implementation of Information Governance initiatives, including development of Audit Reporting.
  • Provide direction for the day-to-day usage of Applications and Tools in compliance with IP Requirements, Document Discovery, Preservation Orders, and information sharing agreements.
  • Manage Records collection, including registration/storage/processing and retrieval of non-published items (e.g. company reports).
  • Develop Information Management training and awareness collateral for delivery to business functions.
  • Draft and Lead the Information and Data hand-over of project information and documentation in accordance with the agreed procedures.
  • Review the OPG’s Information and Data Management requirements for the project and develop The Information and Data Management related documentations (e.g. strategy, plan, procedures, templates, and guidelines) to be concluded in the project's setup.
  • Monitor all Information and Data interfaces with partners, contractors, sub-contractors, vendors or other third parties to ensure requirements are addressed, and coordinate with adequate stakeholders if necessary.
  • Coordinate/Advise all the project teams (e.g. Engineering, Supply Chain, Completion & Commissioning, and subcontractors) to ensure information and data requirements are understood and complied with.
  • Lead Digital/IT team to ensure that the Project DB and Tools are properly set up as per project requirement.
  • Coordinate and interface as OPG’s lead on all aspects of Information and Data Management.
  • Identify issues related to data quality, and coordinate with/support stakeholders populating the data to eliminate the issues.
  • Develop data quality objectives for the project with adequate KPIs to reflect the Project Information and Data Management.
  • Arrange for application to, and negotiate with internal and external agencies for all necessary approvals, licenses, permits or clearances required.
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on cost and schedule, and manage changes. Review cost variance reports, provide explanations and recommendations for disposition of variances, and take corrective actions when required. Evaluate project plans at every stage for project risk and develop mitigation plans. Execute other project management functions as required by corporate policies and procedures.





  • Bachelor's degree in Information Management, Computer Science, or related field.
  • PMP certification will be an asset
  • Certified Information Professional (CIP) will be an asset
  • ISO19650 and CFIHOS standard working knowledge will be an asset





  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a flexible hybrid office environment.
  •  6+ years experience in Project management, specifically, experience in developing project requirements and plans, preparing cost estimates, participating in request for proposal and contract bidding and award processes, managing projects in execution phase, and managing project closeout.  Managing conflicting priorities of scope, schedule, cost and quality. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • Experience in managing projects of increasing complexity is considered a necessary requirement. Project complexity would normally be defined by multiple-contract, multiple stakeholder projects with schedule constraints.
  • Strong knowledge of IM strategies, policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Experience with Information Governance initiatives, and Audit Reporting.
  • Proficient in the use of Applications and Tools to manage and store data.
  • Knowledge of Document Discovery, Preservation Orders, and information sharing agreements.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Working knowledge and experience working with Autodesk Construction Cloud, Aconex, Documentum and EDW tools



The successful candidate will exhibit uncompromising integrity and commitment to upholding corporate values, and the OPG Code of Business Conduct. 




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 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. 


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



Please submit your application online at by 11:59 PM E.S.T., June 18th 2023.  OPG thanks all those who apply; however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. 



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. 


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