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Senior Advisor (Training)


Niagara, ON, CA, L0S 1L0

Req ID:  25643


Status: Contract (18-months)

Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Human Resources, Business Administration or Communication is required; course training and knowledge in Adult Learning, Training & Development, eLearning, are considered an asset.

Location(s): Niagara, ON

Travel: Yes- 25% (Some periodic travel to locations across Ontario)

Deadline to Apply: January 21, 2021



BE THE GENERATION to challenge and change.

At Ontario Power Generation (OPG), our values are our strengths. They are fundamental truths about us that don’t change. Safety. Integrity. Excellence. People and Citizenship.  We operate a diverse portfolio of generation assets including nuclear, hydroelectric, biomass and solar, and offer challenging and unique work opportunities. BE THE GENERATION to power tomorrow.




Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is looking for an engaging, dynamic, and results-driven learning and development professional to join our Renewable Generation Eastern Region’s training team in the role of Senior Advisor (Training).  This position is based at our Sir Adam Beck Generating Station in Niagara, ON. 


The Senior Advisor (Training) will be responsible for facilitating, developing, implementing and monitoring of training and organizational development programs with our hydroelectric generating facilities.   


This is an exciting opportunity to work in an environment where you will contribute to Ontario Power Generation’s continued growth and success in generating safe, clean, reliable low-cost power in a sustainable manner.





  • Responsible for analyzing, developing, implementing and maintaining a training plan based on identified needs consistent with the established site required positional profiles;
  • Develop and implement strategies with site management teams that contribute to programs that are aligned to OPG’s strategic direction;
  • Monitor and measure training programs; use various evaluation techniques to determine program effectiveness on an ongoing basis. Adjust to continuously improve and ensure continually aligning training programs to the needs of the business, mandatory skill and knowledge development and succession planning;
  • Responsible for controlling all training activities at sites while conducting needs assessments and reviews;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders to promote, plan and analyze that training programs are appropriate, effective and timely;.  
  • Oversee the administrative functions associated with training and development and the annual training plan to ensure it is well organized, communicated and executed;
  • Report on effectiveness of training programs, provide ongoing feedback and report on any trends, training issues, and/or concerns as they arise; and
  • Keep informed on developments in training technologies, best practices, emerging learning and development trends, methodologies, products, and tools. Make recommendations to the business and to the Leadership training team as required.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Human Resources, Business Administration or Communication is required.
  • Course training and knowledge in Adult Learning, Training & Development, eLearing are considered an asset;
  • CHRL designation or OH&S certification is considered an asset.




We are seeking an engaging, dynamic, results-driven learning and development professional with the following:


  • Minimum 6 years of progressive experience; focus in organizational development, training and development with strong experience and exposure to adult education;
  • Consultative approach, strong presentation and group facilitation skills, comfortable in managing and advising on all required training programs;
  • Must have ability to multitask and prioritize numerous deadlines as well as catering to wide variety of clients in different geographical locations at one time.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills; ability to influence and communicate effectively;  
  • Strong interpersonal skills, knowledge, and experience in building, shaping, and maintaining productive relationships and strong partnerships across business units and among a wide variety of stakeholders and vendors.  Looking for a highly collaborative, self-aware, and effective team player;
  • Solid business acumen and ability to navigate organization and support systems to deliver results while working in a cross-functional environment;  
  • Experience working for an organization with a highly technical workforce/unionized environment is considered an asset;
  • Previous experience working for a highly regulated industry such as; utilities, energy, mining, oil & gas, manufacturing, health care, telecommunications, financial services, or public sector (Broader Public Services, Municipal, Provincial and or Federal Government) is preferred; and
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel is required along with the ability to obtain, manipulate and interpret big data on a regular basis. 


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 work environment where safety is a fundamental value. 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 Ontario's success.

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

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.


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 in our diverse lines of business.
  • Provide spaces for innovative thinking and solutions, such as Launchpad or X-Lab.   
  • Offer different ways for you to give back to communities where we operate.
  • We support employment equity and diversity.



Please submit your application online at by 11:59 PM E.S.T., January 21, 2021.  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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