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Manager Network Services

Requisition ID:  173406 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  IT Operations 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario; Alberta; British Columbia; Nova Scotia  

City: Mississauga / Calgary / Vancouver / Stellarton

Location: Tahoe Office, Calgary Office, Dartmouth Office, King St. Office, Vancouver 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, Lawtons 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 opportunity for an Manager Network Services. This role can be based out of one our main offices including: Stellarton, NS; Mississauga, ON; Alberta, AB; .

Job Description


As a Manager Network Services with Sobeys, you will: 


  • Provide an effective and efficient National Communications Network that covers data, voice, video, and wireless technology services at all locations including stores, offices, and distribution centers.
  • Identify new methods and technologies leading to improvements in network performance and cost reduction.
  • Direct staff in creating the most effective network infrastructure design to meet IT objectives · Manage Network services projects.
  • Participate in negotiations to establish annual agreements with vendors covering voice, data, video and wireless services.
  • Ensure that Network Disaster Recovery plans are in place and maintained and tested · Assist with maintaining network performance at its optimum level.
  • Direct responsibility for hiring and staff development.
  • Assist Director with departmental budgets.
  • Maintain favourable relations with vendors.
  • Mentor and coach staff to build a cohesive and efficient team.
  • Liaison between IT and the business to support business requirements, by adding value to the corporate strategy and developing IT solutions as an enabler for the business.

Job Requirements


Your experience and resume will show us:


  • Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science or similar.
  • Minimum 8 years relevant experience with network services.
  • Experience in management of network services and implementation projects.
  • Experience managing and deploying network segmentation in Data Centers as well as retail environments.
  • Experience supporting multi cloud environements.
  • Previous experience managing a multi-million dollar operating budget.
  • Cisco and Meraki Network experience.
  • Experience in problem and change management.
  • Project Management training.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong communication skills.
  • Able to effectively demonstrate strong leadership and management skills.
  • Ability to understand the relationship between the business and IT.
  • Functional knowledge of network technology.
  • Able to negotiate contracts with vendors.


We offer teammates competitive total compensation packages that will vary by role and location. 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 or monitored for accuracy by our organization. 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.

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.