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Analyst, HR Analytics

156452 Requisition ID:  156452 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  HR Solutions and Innovation 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Alberta; Nova Scotia  

City: Calgary, Stellarton

Location: Calgary Office, Foord St. Office 

Postal Code:  


Our family of 127,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.



Sobeys is full of exciting opportunities and we are always looking for bright new talent to join our team!  We currently have an opportunity for a Analyst, HR Analytics to join our Human Resources team. This position can be based out of Calgary, Alberta or Stellarton, Nova Scotia depending on the location of the successful candidate.

Job Description

  • Partner with internal and external customers to provide reporting and analytics services.
  • Design, construct and maintain innovative solutions (dashboards, databases) that deliver useful and relevant workforce metrics for effective decision making and planning. 
  • Develop and prepare standard/ad-hoc reports and extracts from HR systems to satisfy statutory requirements, collective agreement obligations and business needs.
  • Conduct data analysis for forecasting and modeling purposes to support strategic planning within the HR function.  
  • Interpret data, highlight insights and communication implications to requestor.   
  • Support HR system users by creating user-friendly query and reporting templates, tools and resources.
  • Establish consistently defined formulas and calculations as well as source data for reporting.  
  • Collaborate with HR Solutions and Innovation teams to resolve functionality or programming problems.
  • Participate in the planning and execution of data governance activities related to information management, records management and information security.
  • Diagnose and establish audits which identify data integrity issues within the HR systems.  Measure progress on improvements. 
  • Investigate data issues discovered during analytics/reporting requests and initiate corrective action.  
  • Provide guidance/recommendations on process improvements to enhance data quality.    
  • Support HR initiatives by being a subject matter expert on special projects and assignments.

Job Requirements

  • 2 to 3 years experience in a previous analyst role
  • Post-secondary education in HR or Finance, or equivalent work experience
  • Training in HR systems, processes, data governance and reporting is preferred

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.



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