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Business Analyst (12 Month Contract)

Requisition ID:  163662 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  IT Business Office 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Contract


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario  

City: Mississauga

Location: Tahoe Office 

Postal Code: L4W 0C7 


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 Contract opportunity (12 Months) for a Business Analyst for our team based out of our offices in Mississauga, ON.

Job Description

As a Business Analyst at Sobeys you will:

•    Work as a liaison among stakeholders to understand the objectives, policies, and operations of various functions within the organization, and recommend solutions that enable strategic goals to be met
•    Responsible for the partnering with Operations to create business cases to justify new initiatives, programs, and services and technology
•    Responsible for the development of business requirements for IT solutions including but not limited to business reports, systems and applications and vendor programs. 
•    Hold requirements gathering sessions by identifying the right participants, preparing the appropriate material, reviewing the project scope, and identifying key assumptions
•    Identify opportunities for new and more efficient ways of conducting business based on market research and competitive landscape; ensure proper vetting against regulatory requirements 
•    Meet regularly with the user groups in all divisions to identify opportunities for enhancements and maintain alignment between functional areas
•    Communicate functional developments and enhancements to user groups through various media (Web, Email, On-site training)
•    Contribute to the acceptance of applications and application enhancements via a formal test process
•    May participate in the development of user training material as required
•    Seek final sign-off of the detailed business requirements from the business sponsor
•    Improve business processes by defining the existing “As-Is” process and the new “To-Be” process using proper methodologies
•    Assist in project planning and monitoring activities for projects and initiatives with an approved business case
•    Work closely with the Application Developers to provide business requirements translation
•    Work with the application support team to provide clarification of business requirements to aid in the development of solutions to production incidents and maintenance requests
•    Work closely with Operations and support function to outline business requirements and cost/benefit analysis required for the business case 

Job Requirements

Your Resume should clearly outline the following experience:


•    An Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science or Business, or 5 years related experience in retail analysis.
•    Experience gathering business requirements, business process reengineering, process mapping and application testing
•    Ability to prototype and/or process map at the requirements stage to firm up and validate requirements
•    Ability to complete a detailed business case for incoming project/initiatives requests that include cost/benefit analysis
•    Ability to complete detailed business requirements documents
•    Ability to walk through the detailed business requirements document with the end-users of the system or process and make any final modifications
•    Ability to resolve conflict between functional groups

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.