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HR Advanced Analytics Consultant

Date: May 3, 2022

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Hydro One Networks Inc

44396 - Toronto - Regular - Ongoing 

Safety Comes First is a core value at Hydro One, and we remain committed to taking every reasonable precaution to ensure a respectful, safe and healthy working environment. Further to this commitment, we have adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy to protect the health of our employees from the hazard of COVID-19. Employees will be required to either be fully vaccinated or undergo regular rapid antigen testing in order to access a Hydro One worksite.

Hydro One is proud to be the largest electricity transmission and distribution provider in Ontario, serving nearly  1.5 million customers. We have a long history in the industry with our roots dating back over 110 years to 1906. Since then, we have worked to grow and evolve to meet the changing needs of our customers and communities across Ontario. Today, we’re focused on providing exceptional customer service and ensuring we are building safe communities where we live, work and play.

It’s an exciting time to join the team at Hydro One!


Hydro One is currently hiring an HR Advanced Analytics Consultant to perform quantitative and qualitative research, statististical analysis, and data mining. Our ideal candidate takes a consultative approach to supporting Human Resources services with an advanced analytics skill set. 


Data, Reporting and Analytics

  1. Provide various analytical and reporting services related to human resources information and data. Conduct data processing such as integrating various data points and data sources into coherent data sets that can be used for reporting, analysis, and insights.
  2. Leverage appropriate analytics and/or research techniques to uncover meaningful insights from available data and information (e.g. quantitative and qualitative research, statistical analysis, data mining etc.)
  3. Articulate coherent and meaningful stories to present findings and explain insights – through appropriate presentations or communication channels
  4. Research, develop and apply new and emerging analytical tools and techniques that help evolve data processing and analytics capabilities
  5. Provide counsel and general expertise in the field of data, reporting and analytics in the context of HR


Client Management, collaboration, and consulting/support

  1. Support the delivery of HR data, reporting and analytics work programs (e.g. workforce and headcount planning, regulatory reporting, metrics and measures development, benchmarking, dashboard and reporting development initiatives, analytics research projects etc.)
    1. Rationalizing and gathering stakeholder/user requirements
    2. Designing and developing analytics or reporting solutions
    3. Coordinating user decision-making process
    4. Resolving data and process issues between users
    5. Integrating user plans with overall project plans
    6. Managing user project resources
    7. Coordinating user resources external to project required
    8. Coordinating acceptance/testing
    9. Integrating product across all organizational units involved
    10. Supporting change management and communications
    11. Leading presentations and facilitating workshops
    12. Conducting executive and senior leadership presentations and discussions
  2. Support junior staff on specific project assignments where applicable.


Project Management, Planning and Day-to-day work execution

  1. Develop plans and recommend priorities for the delivery of HR data and analytics projects or initiatives: plan timelines and activities, identify constraints, interface with stakeholders and application development groups
  2. Drive day-to-day work management of operational tasks
    1. Provide general project management support to the reporting and analytics operations initiatives or projects
    2. Ensure timely and accurate delivery of work items
    3. Assess team capacity and triage incoming requests
    4. Work with Manager HR Reporting and Analytics to execute the team’s operational objectives
    5. Support more junior reporting and analytics operations team members in day-to-day deliverables
  3. Perform administrative functions to ensure that the functions of the team are performed effectively including budgeting, business planning and work program management.
  4. Perform other duties as required.


Systems / Technical

  1. Build custom reporting and dashboards
  2. Develop / program data processing algorithms or automation
  3. Provide general advice and guidance on data requirements on a broad range of perspectives both technical and business oriented: user system requirements, specifications for information systems, and the subsequent development of the related data and/or analytics systems or dashboards.
  4. Review database/computer system requirements to support HR reporting and analytics functions as well as alignment to corporate HR policies and procedures, compliance with overall business data governance policies and the general appropriateness to existing and potential systems.
  5. Integrate system requirements with other potential requirements for processing human resources data and existing information systems. Ensure database and information systems used in HR are  aligned with applicable security and corporate standards.



  • A minimum of approximately 5 years of experience, (human resources related data, analytics, data science experience an advantage)
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in related fields: Analytics, Business, Human Resources, Information Systems, or other relevant fields of study


Experience / Skills

  • Expertise in analytics and research (particularly in HR and People)
    • Advanced data analysis techniques: diagnostic and/or predictive analytics
    • Quantitative and Qualitative research methods or approaches
  • A consulting mindset comfortable in a broad range of disciplines and business environments
    • Client and stakeholder management
    • Needs and requirements gathering and assessment
    • Problem definition and hypothesis development
    • Data driven / Analytical Solutioning
    • Executive Story Telling, Change management and Communication
  • Strong business acumen in HR, Talent and People
  • Strategic mindset: ability to bring forward initiatives and deliver outcomes that align with the organization’s business objectives
  • Proven ability to think conceptually, problem-solve, and generate practical solutions
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in the analysis of a wide range of data
  • Strong project management skills: organizing tasks, managing capacity, mitigating risks, and engaging stakeholders
    • Ability to take full ownership of assigned projects and see those projects through to completion
    • Ability to organize, prioritize, meet deadlines, and adapt to changing needs and expectations
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to summarize information concisely and present in written, graphical and/or verbal format to convey complex information to all levels of stakeholders
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of leaders and staff, developing strong working relationships with individuals across the company
  • Ability to work with vague and incomplete business requirements: independently gather missing requirements, gain clarity on deliverables, and escalate needed support
  • Excels at building partnerships, both inside and outside the team, and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Advanced computer skills and expert proficiency in the use of Excel (e.g. vlookups, if-statements, advanced formulas, pivot tables, charts etc.)
  • Tech-savvy in creating reports, dashboards, and metrics that translate data into meaningful insights that provide advice and guidance to managers, executives, peers.
  • Experience in Reporting, Dashboard and HR IS related technologies and functionality (any or all the examples below)
    • Employee Central
    • SAP BI, SAP SuccessFactors
    • Tableau, Tableau Prep, Tableau Server
  • Extensive background in data extraction, data manipulation, data mining (using any or all the examples below)
    • SQL
    • R, Python
    • Advanced Excel (Macros, Power Pivot etc.)

At Hydro One we understand that the success and strength of our business rests with our people. When we develop their skills, we are investing in both their success and ours. To secure the best talent, we seek to create a workforce that reflects the diverse populations of the communities where we live and work and to create a culture based on safety, innovation and inclusiveness.


We are honoured to be recognized by Forbes in its list of Canada’s Best Employers for 2021.


Thank you for considering a career with Hydro One, we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. If you are having difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email careers@hydroone.com. Hydro One will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.


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Deadline: June 2, 2022



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