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PMO Specialist

Oakville, ON, CA, L6J 2X1

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 


This role will support Liberty’s growth objectives in the development of Renewable Energy projects throughout North America by assisting the Project Management Office (PMO) to manage the Algonquin Project Management Methodology (APMM) program for the pipeline of generation and energy storage projects.  The PMO Specialist will work in concert with the Director PMO to build, maintain, train, document, enhance and broaden the integrity of the APMM.



  • Understand, improve, maintain, train, augment, enhance and grow the Algonquin Project Management Methodology (APMM) and processes developed around 8 major project management tools; risk management, cost planning, cost control, stakeholder engagement, WBS and scheduling, change management, project reporting and project initiation. 
  • Create/update standardized project management best practices, processes, and tools within the existing BD project management methodology to support consistent project execution.
  • Assist in 
    • staff training on existing and new APMM protocols 
    • quarterly APMM update training sessions
    • project lessons learned sessions, capturing lessons learned and leading the enablement of process and tool changes as a result
    • "Lessons Learned" database management
    • responses to internal process audits and changes
  • Focus on the development of a culture of continuous improvement (including ‘lessons learned’) for project management capabilities within BD’s Origination, Development and Construction Groups.
  • Interface with various company departments ensuring PMO goals and objectives are met.
  • Ensure effective two-way communication with internal stakeholders for areas of improvement, to understand their needs and develop responses accordingly.
  • Develop tools and processes to improve efficiencies.
  • Research, understand and recommend application of emerging technologies as they may relate to Project Management Office.
  • Performs other related administrative duties of a comparable level/type as required.

Education and Experience

We are looking for a person with experience in the power and renewable energy industry and direct experience in the following areas:

  • Project Management Methodologies
  • Process understanding and development
  • Document Management (create/update)
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment
  • Be able to multitask well with deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite
  • University degree (Bachelor’s Degree) or equivalent education/industry experience
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred. 

On August 10th, our company announced its intent to pursue a sale of our Renewables Energy Group and position ourselves as a pure-play regulated utility company. For more on this announcement, you can read the press release.


Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund


We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

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