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Specialist Business Intelligence (6 months contract)

Requisition ID:  170548 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Merchandising Analytics & Insights 

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, 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, 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 6 months contract opportunity for an Specialist Business Intelligence. This role can be based out of one our main offices including: Stellarton, NS; Mississauga, ON; Alberta, AB.

Job Description


As a Specialist Business Intelligence with Sobeys, you will:


•    Produce accurate reports and complete analysis to put forward suggestions to improve financial results, processes and business improvements
•    Provide expertise and practical assistance in the ad hoc investigation, evaluation, and interpretation of data, themes, and trends
•    Integrate multiple sources of data and insight into a cohesive, consultative presentation to internal clients
•    Help to develop insights – focus on simplistic measures of performance and providing the ‘so what’ to our internal clients
•    Manage large analytical projects, and help develop new reports and views of data for business stakeholders
•    Be able to interact with different lines of business, and direct flow of requests to third party analytics vendors
•    Develop relationships within the business clientele, and integrate analytical views into their decision-making processes 
•    Create new reports for merchandising teams to analyze their promotional effectiveness on an ongoing basis in appropriate tools 
•    Develop enhanced data processing for automation of reporting where appropriate
•    Troubleshoot and improve existing reporting as required
•    Present results to stakeholders in meetings
•    Knowledgeable in working with large data sets in multiple technology platforms
•    Ability to visualize data in supported platforms
•    Ability to compile data into meaningful analysis
•    Ability to train others on data analysis

Job Requirements


Your experience and resume will show us:


•    Three to five years in an analyst position, with above stated technical proficiencies
•    Retail experience preferred
•    Knowledgeable proficiency working with SQL reporting, Azure, Enterprise Data Lake

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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