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Bilingual Administrator Strategic Sourcing

Requisition ID:  166091 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Strategic Sourcing Construction 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario; Alberta; Québec  

City: Mississauga/Calgary/Montreal

Location: Tahoe Office, Bureau de Montréal-Nord, Calgary Office 

Postal Code:  


Our family of 134,000 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 a full-time, permanent opportunity for a Bilingual  Administrator, Strategic Sourcing

Job Description


In this role, you will:


  • Communicate with the business to ensure all new requests are validated and accurate.
  • Review request and ensure new request is valid and no other similar items are available
  • Prepare and submit requests for set-up of new items in Ariba, SAP and AIDI
  • Communicate changes to buyer team and business where applicable
  • Create and maintain catalog kits for new opening and replenishment
  • Update content on smallware kits in Ariba
  • Publish monthly dashboard on supplier performance, new listing/ cost changes
  • Issue communication to buyers on upcoming cost adjustments, changes to item line up
  • Work with design team to ensure Design Bulletin details are properly listed in Ariba and SAP.  
  • Support Category Manager in pre/post RFP work – supplier code change, new item transition, communication of changes. 
  • Update and collect Spec Sheets and ensure content is updated as items transition/evolve 
  • Ensure cost changes are accurate and flag all discrepancies to Category team   
  • Liaise with QC team to ensure proper translation on item descriptions
  • Manage supplier communication inclusive of – cost change confirmation, listing issues, KPI reporting



Job Requirements


Your resume and experience should demonstrate :


  • Undergraduate Degree or a DEC with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience 
  • Knowledge of Ariba
  • Fluent in French and English


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.



While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.


We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.