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Senior Advisor, Learning & Development - Renfrew / Hybrid (Renfrew / Hybrid)


Renfrew, ON, CA, K2G 3Y4

Req ID:  39579

Status: Regular Fulltime

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): Renfrew, ON (Hybrid working arrangement)

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

Deadline to Apply: July 13, 2022


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.  



Please be advised this position is based in Renfrew, ON.  The successful applicant must be willing to be based in the Renfrew / Ottawa valley area. 



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, Learning & Development.  This position is based at our Renfrew, ON headquarters and is also eligible for hybrid working arrangements of up to two days a week from home. 


The Senior Advisor, Learning & Development will be responsible for facilitating, developing, implementing and monitoring of training and organizational development programs with our hydroelectric generating facilities. Note, this role does not deliver training, but is rather a senior advisory role.


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.July 13, 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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