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Talent Development Consultant

Date: May 11, 2022

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Hydro One Networks Inc

44502 - 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!

*NOTE* Hydro One introduced a Hybrid Work Pilot Project in 2022 for most office-based roles. Employees work in-office/on-site two days a week and remotely from home for three days a week. Hydro One is adding refreshed workspaces and technology to support these changes.  Join us as we ‘trial & learn’ a new modern way of working and be a key driver of future state!

In office but with intention – a time for team and trust building, collaboration, and socialization. Please reach out to us to learn more!

Reporting to the Manager, Leadership and Organizational Development, the LOD Consultant will work with members of the Talent Management HR Team and key business stakeholders to design, develop and implement learning programs and OD initiatives to support the People and Talent Management strategy and improve individual and organizational performance.


The ideal candidate will possess strong Learning and OD skills and preferably has experience across Human Resources program areas. This is a hands on role focused on program design, maintenance and delivery of learning programs with proven business impact. This role will also support talent management activities including Performance Management, Career Development, Succession Planning and Engagement. The position will be based in downtown Toronto, and will require frequent travel across Ontario.


 Key accountabilities include:

  • Works in collaboration with Human Resources partners and/or business partners to identify development needs and translate into learning and leadership development solutions
  • Designs, develops and delivers innovative skills development programs to help grow our employees
  • Facilitates a variety of organizational development sessions such as workshops, focus groups and other learning events at individual, team and organizational levels
  • Enhances the learning transfer program to improve the transfer of training from classroom to on the job application and develops programming to support learning transfer.
  • Provides thought leadership  and builds evaluation framework to gather metrics about training initiatives
  • Supports talent management initiatives such as Performance Management, Career Development, Succession Planning, and Engagement
  • Conceives and redesigns the Learning and Org Development web presence and access to tools and resources to improve the end user experience in planning and locating learning resources
  • Acts as project manager to take a planful and consistent approach to the launching of corporate wide programs
  • Partners with the Manager on new requests for Leadership program development and deliver programming
  • Tracks and assists in the reporting of development activities
  • Provides recommendations on learning best practices
  • Governance: plays a key role in identifying, crafting and maintaining learning policies and procedures


As the ideal candidate, you possess the following qualifications:

  • Education in Adult Education, Human Resources Management or Organizational Development or a Learning related field is required.
  • Work Experience: Minimum 5-7 years of demonstrated experience in design, development, delivery and evaluation of adult learning and OD programs is required. Proven facilitation and presentation skills with the ability to manage participants during learning sessions in the areas of communication, leadership development, employee development etc.   
  • Ability to build, manage and execute evaluation strategies to measure the impact of change of behaviour on the job / effectiveness of the development method
  • Experience in a public sector, unionized environment is an asset.
  • Solid track record in planning and managing projects.
  • Computer Skills: Strong technical ability in in MS-Office is required. SAP and Success Factors knowledge is an asset.


Other Qualifications:

  • Ability to build, manage and execute evaluation strategies to measure the impact of change of behaviour on the job  effectiveness of the development method.
  • Strong relationship management skills with the ability to establish credibility at all levels of the organization.  
  • Highly developed planning and organizational skills with a flexible and results oriented approach. 
  • Certification in Strengths Finder, DISC or other assessment tools would be an asset.
  • HR Generalist experience is an asset.


If you share our passion for safety, our customer service focus, and are ready to play a lead role in building a bright future, we would love to hear from you!

Hydro One is an enthusiastic equal opportunity employer. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 


Internal Job Title: Human Resources Business Partner (Learning)



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.


Please note this email is only for accommodation requests. Resumes sent to this email address will not be considered.


Deadline: May 23 2022



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