Learning Business Partner

Requisition ID:  182903 
Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 
Job Category:  HR Learning and Development 
Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%
Job Type:  Full-Time
Country: Canada (CA) 
Province: Ontario; Alberta; Nova Scotia  
City: Mississauga, Calgary, Stellarton
Embark on a rewarding career with Sobeys Inc., celebrated among Canada’s Top 100 employers, where your talents contribute to our commitment to excellence and community impact.

Our family of 131,000 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 1,600 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawtons Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 

Ready to Make an impact?

Serve as the L&D CoE lead point of contact and learning partner for different Sobeys Business Functions

Here’s where you’ll be focusing:

  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting client relationships with leaders, subject matter experts and with HR colleagues and L&D colleagues who support that business
  • Establish function specific learning roadmaps, including identifying and prioritizing the closing of critical skill and capability gaps
  • Forecast requirements for and secure the needed resources to deliver on the function specific learning plan and roadmap
  • Be a champion for, and advise Business Function stakeholders on skill and capability development opportunities within their teams
  • Establish learning strategies and ensure timely and quality delivery of L&D solutions 
  • Work with the Business Function team to develop and track key metrics and provide insights that can be used for decision making
  • Manage communications with the Business Function team to ensure that they are appropriately informed and consulted on L&D matters that impact them
  • Assigned business function and assign HR business partner: contribute to the overall talent plans for the assigned business function, leading the input into the assessment and development of critical skills and capabilities

What you have to offer:

  • Undergraduate degree or college diploma required
  • 3 years experience in a consulting or relationship/account management role, advising clients/partners on skill and capability development requirements
  • 5+ years experience working in a projects delivery environment, preferably within the fields of learning and development, talent development, organization design, or related
  • Experience managing/leading teams or project teams
  • CHRP, CTDP or equivalent certification a nice to have



At Sobeys we require our teammates to have the ability to adhere to a hybrid work model that requires your presence at one of our office locations at least three days per week. This requirement is integral to our commitment to team collaboration and the overall success of our office culture.


We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package, which varies by role and designed to help our teammates to live better – physically, financially and emotionally. 

Some websites share our job opportunities and may provide salary estimates without our knowledge. These estimates are based on similar jobs and postings for general comparison, but these numbers are not provided by our organization nor monitored for accuracy. 

We will consider factors such as your working location, work experience and skills as well as internal equity, and market conditions to ensure the selected candidate is paid fairly and competitively. We look forward to discussing the specific compensation details relevant to this role with candidates who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process. 


Our Total Rewards programs, for full-time teammates, goes well beyond your paycheque:

  • Competitive Benefits Package, tailored to meet your needs, including health and dental coverage, life, short- and long-term disability insurance.
  • Access to Virtual Health Care Platform and Employee and Family Assistance Program.
  • A Retirement and Savings Plan that provides you with the opportunity to build and add value to your savings.
  • A 10% in-store discount at our participating banners and access to a wide range of other discount programs, making your purchases more affordable.
  • Learning and Development Resources to fuel your professional growth.
  • Parental leave top-up
  • Paid Vacation and Days-off


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