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Manager HR Analytics


Whitby, ON, CA, L1N 2R5

Req ID:  30922

Status: Temporary (12 month contract)

Education Level: University Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, and/or equivalent experience.  

Location(s): Whitby

Travel: Yes - As required 

Deadline to Apply: September 29, 2021


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 clean tech leader and innovator, offering challenging and unique work opportunities. Help us use our power to change the world.




OPG is seeking an analytical and results-driven team player to join our team in the  temporary role of Manager, HR Analytics that will be focused on data management and data reporting, located in Whitby.


Reporting to the Senior Manager, Workforce Analytics & Reporting the Manager, HR Analytics will collaborate with the Workforce Analytics team, and various stakeholders, subject matter experts, and business leaders across OPG to influence key business priorities, strategic workforce planning initiatives, and labour relations strategies by ensuring workforce analytics and data are considered in resourcing decisions for current and future business needs.      


This is an exciting opportunity to work in an environment where you will contribute to OPG’s public outreach, engagement and education efforts as part of the company’s commitment to growing its social license




  • Develop workforce models and analytical tools as part of OPG strategic workforce planning initiatives; 
  • Act as a key contributor to OPG’s workforce planning processes, ensuring integration with business planning and operational staffing plans; 
  • Contribute to cross-functional teams to address complex people resources issues that require new approaches, complex solutions, expertise and knowledge of human resources data, information systems, and processes; 
  • Conduct statistical analysis and develop algorithms for workforce models to support strategic people resource decisions, supporting deliverables in: corporate strategy, labour relations, succession planning, financial planning, and regulatory/external reporting; 
  • Preparing confidential analysis, reports, and briefings for OPG Board, President, and other senior leaders on human capital and labour relation issues; 
  • Gather, cleanse, and analyze OPG people data sets, by accessing Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) and tools such as SAP ECC 6.0, SAP Business Warehouse, and SAP SuccessFactors. Applying programming knowledge of Python, JavaScripts, R, DAX; Technologies- Machine Learning, MS Azure; Database- MySQL, and Oracle SQL; 
  • Provide support on business requirements, improvements, resolution of issues and test enhancements and system changes as required to meet business needs; 
  • Manage and maintain specialized classifications (e.g. job code groupings, standard rate codes) such as those used for human capital analysis, business planning, labour relations grievance tracking, and employment equity reporting; 
  • Optimize existing workforce planning tools and provide recommendations on attaining efficiencies and use of alternate tools; 
  • Develop performance measures and monitoring tools to support the forecasting, reporting, and analysis of key measurements, trends, and benchmarks assisting the business in making better employee-related decisions and demonstrating the return on investment of HR initiatives;
  • Support management in negotiations with labour unions and provide support on the resolution of grievances, arbitrations, and other labour relations challenges;
  • Support collective bargaining by identifying and assessing the impact of change from bargaining agendas and providing effective recommendations to guide decision-makers in conducting negations; and
  • Support implementation of changes required to the reporting system and employee information as a result of collective agreements and outcomes of settlements. 




  • University Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, and/or equivalent experience.  




We are seeking an analytical and results-driven technical professional who has the following: 


  • Minimum 6 years of progressive experience in a technical / data analytics position. Previous experience in software development, data mining, data analytics, data management, or programming is required;  
  • Experience with deep-dive analytics, predictive modeling, or algorithms is required;  
  • Experience with programming languages such as Java/Python/R/DAX/HTML/CSS;
  • Must have experience working with database MySQL/Oracle/Azure and knowledge of data management and reporting (ETL);
  • Experience with SAS, ETL, data processing, data analytics, and database programming; 
  • Strong ability to understand various data structures and common methods in data transformation; 
  • Proven analytical skills, experience working with large data sets and databases; 
  • Experience resolving non-routine and complex interpretations of data analyses; such as the impacts of labour resourcing decisions;  
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, Access, and Power BI; 
  • Experience with HR information systems such as SAP, SAP BW, SuccessFactors, etc.;
  • Looking for a team player with strong problem-solving skills and capabilities of also effectively working independently; 
  • Energetic and self-motived individual that takes initiative and has a strong passion and desire to succeed who has commitment and enthusiasm to take on complex and challenging situations; 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment while effectively managing and adapting to multiple changing priorities;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, knowledge, and experience in building, shaping, and maintaining productive relationships and partnerships with a wide variety of stakeholders and executives across the organization; 
  • Ability to communicate effectively, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong facilitation, consultation, and presentation skills; 
  • Ideally looking for a candidate with experience working with a similar size and structured organization to OPG, would be an asset to have previous experience working for a large, dynamic, unionized, and matrixed organization; and
  • Would be considered an asset to have previous experience working in unionized environments and/or have an understanding of complex union structures / collective agreements. 


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.


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.
  • 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.





Please submit your application online at by Sept 29, 2021, 11:59 PM E.S.T.  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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