Advisor, Data Analytics (24-month contract)

Ontario Power Generation (Toronto ON, Canada) 4 hours ago

Status: Full time, Temporary - 24-month contract

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

Location(s): Downtown Toronto | 700 University Avenue, Toronto, ON

Until further notice, this role will be a work-from-home position due to the (COVID-19) pandemic.

Travel: Yes - As required

Deadline to Apply: March 21st, 2021.

BE THE GENERATION to challenge and change.

At Ontario Power Generation Inc. (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.


OPG is seeking an analytical and results-driven team player to join our team on a 24-month contract, in the role of Advisor, Data Analytics who will be focused on data management and data reporting.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Workforce Analytics & Reporting the Advisor, Data Analytics will be responsible to create information and data files; provide routine and ad hoc reports, models, and analysis to meet the needs of the business. Ensuring that OPG’s business leaders have the supporting analytics and data they need when making decisions regarding workforce planning initiatives and labour relations strategies.

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


  • Gather, cleanse and analyze OPG’s people data, create data files and reports by writing code, programming, and developing models and analytical tools with accessing OPG’s HR information systems (HRIS – SAP Successfactors) and relational databases. Apply programming knowledge of Python, JavaScript, R, DAX; Technologies- Machine Learning, MS Azure; Database- MySQL, and Oracle SQL;
  • Contribute to specialized analysis and reports to support management in making better decisions related to; human capital management, workforce planning, succession and performance planning, labour relations, compensation and benefits, and regulatory/external reporting;
  • Support the development and maintenance of information, models, and analysis by monitoring and providing information, reports, and examine for trends;
  • Partner with OPG’s service provider to ensure appropriate changes are made to the systems, information or reports, and that changes align with business requirements and specifications;
  • Work as a team to improve the quality of the information in OPG’s HRIS and find solutions to resolve system issues. This includes the development of new and enhancement of existing data cubes, operational data stores and reports; and
  • Provide technical guidance and training to HR on the appropriate use of HRIS and reports.


  • 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 4 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, machine learning, or algorithms is required;
  • Experience with programming languages such as Java/Python/R;
  • Must have experience working with database MySQL/Oracle/Azure and knowledge of data management and reporting;
  • 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;
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, Access, and Power BI or equivalent visualization tools;
  • Looking for a team player with strong problem-solving skills and capabilities of also effectively working independently;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong problem solving and innovative thinking skills, must be able to provide solutions, ideas, and recommendations through effective issue resolution;
  • Broad conceptual, diagnostic, and analytical skills; ability to reach well-grounded, independent conclusions and influence outcomes directly and through a team of resources;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment while effectively managing and adapting to multiple changing priorities; and
  • Would be an asset to have experience with HR information systems such as SAP, SAP BW, SuccessFactors, etc. but is not required.

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., March 21st, 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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