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Senior Advisor Management Development - 12 Month contract

157609 Requisition ID:  157609 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  HR Operations Management Development 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario  

City: Mississauga

Location: Tahoe Office 

Postal Code: L4W 0C7 


Our family of 127,000 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.



Job Description

  • Drive/support the harmonization of HR processes, tools, and initiatives across all geographies within Operations and, where possible, across Backstage.
  • Maintain harmonized HR processes, tools, etc. through regular reviews.
  • Develop and continually foster strong relationships with HR CoE’s to enable cross-team support on projects.
  • Drive/support HRBPs and Operations leaders in creating a coaching and development culture for all Operations employees.
  • Build organizational capability through driving consistency and leadership for performance management and development and measure progress.
  • Assess/plan/deploy the leadership development curriculum within Operations for Nourish U in conjunction with the Operations Learning & Development CoE.
  • Leverage the HR Learning & Development CoE to incorporate principles of adult learning to ensure consistent training programs and materials that align with organizational vision and strategy.
  • Manage/execute the nationally integrated Retail/RSC workforce plan.
  • Develop processes to create, evaluate and maintain all training materials to ensure consistency and that it aligns with both the learning strategy and company strategy
  • Evaluate and monitor the effectiveness and business impact of all assigned initiatives through established metrics and the creation of a dashboard for leaders.
  • Maintain and continuously improve our Franchise HR Toolbox.
  • Build meaningful relationships with all key stakeholders and partners.
  • Foster an environment that encourages employee engagement and motivates team members to perform at their very best.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement, where team members are encouraged and recognized for generating and implementing innovative ideas.
  • Lead by example by focusing on personal career development and pursuing opportunities to increase relevant knowledge and skills.

Job Requirements

  • An Undergraduate Degree and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience
  • CHRP or equivalent preferred
  • Project Management and Change Management experience and mindset preferred
  • Travel 0-10%

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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