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Specialist Learning Designer

Requisition ID:  160820 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  HR Learning and Development 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario; Québec  

City: Mississauga

Location: Tahoe Office, Home Office - QC 

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! Our Human Resources team is growing and we currently have a full-time opportunity for a Specialist Learning Designer based out of our office in Mississauga, Ontario or Montreal, Quebec.

Job Description

  • Create engaging learning activities and compelling course content that enhances skill development and knowledge retention
  • Design, develop and manage learning assets that meet general industry and Sobeys Inc.’s specific learning standards, methodologies and practices
  • Apply tested theories, practices, models and trends to the practice of instructional design and development 
  • Partner with key stakeholders within the learning function and subject matter experts across the organization to identify target audience learning needs and ensure learning assets meet business requirements 
  • Design and develop learning assets for a range of delivery platforms (for example but not limited to:  workshop, print-based self-study, self-paced web, virtual learning, blended learning) to meet the learner and business needs
  • Develop post training support and reinforcement tools to sustain behavioural change and drive improved performance and business outcomes
  • Evaluate and monitor the effectiveness, learning experience and business impact of assigned initiatives 
  • Ensure quality checks and flawless execution of all aspects of assigned initiatives
  • Contribute to the overall success of the L&D function by identifying ways to continuously improve the design and development process, tools and learning experience
  • Stay current with learning-oriented technology trends and innovations in order to continually create quality learning assets and enhance the learning experience for diverse groups of learners
  • Manage the work assignment schedule and ensure that key stakeholders and partners are proactively advised of any issues, tasks and changes
  • Manage documentation

Job Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree and 5+ years experience as an instructional designer
  • CTDP or equivalent accreditation in instructional design, educational technology
  • Travel 10 – 30%
  • Flexible working locations
  • Bilingual preferred

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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