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Director Organizational Effectiveness

Requisition ID:  166494 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  HR Talent Culture 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario; Alberta; Nova Scotia; Québec  

City: Toronto, Calgary, Stellarton, Montreal

Location: Tahoe Office, Bureau de Montréal-Nord, Calgary Office, King St. 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.



The Director of Organizational Effectiveness works with functional leaders to define, develop and execute functional talent strategies that deliver on functional talent priorities such as performance, development, diverse representation, compensation, career growth, workforce planning and engagement.

Job Description



  • Leads day-to-day execution of functional talent strategies for priority areas with input and support of business and HR teams
  • Manages internal client relationship with VPs and Directors to support the business strategy, deliver the functional talent plan, engages participants and achieves key talent KPIs
  • Develops functional 3-5 year talent strategies with senior leaders to develop capabilities that meets the needs of the function, using data collection and analysis, issue identification, options development and action planning
  • Develops the architecture, methodology, tools and templates to develop and deliver the right set of organizational capability programs to achieve key talent KPIs
  • Works with subject matter experts to synthesize information, develop insight and provide HR business advice to functional leaders
  • Manages function wide transformational change by anticipating and addressing change impacts and developing strong stakeholder engagement to drive alignment and accelerate capability improvements
  • Reports on key performance indicators, including accuracy of data distributed, to support leaders to achieve talent key performance indicators
  • Leads multiple working teams including a small team of direct reports 



Job Requirements


  • Proven program management in a fast-paced environment
  • An Undergraduate Degree and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience 
  • 5-7 years experience leading teams

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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