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Coordinator Business

Requisition ID:  168048 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Atlantic Operations Support Services 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Nova Scotia  

City: Stellarton

Location: Foord St. Office 

Postal Code: B0K 1S0 


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.


The Business Coordinator is accountable for Coordinating local division events and trips (e.g. own logistics for retail trips, show and sells, district meetings, mini meetings, seasonal/annual department meetings, etc).

•    Administer Division Calendar (e.g. create single Division calendar view of regular trainings, conferences and leadership trips)
•    Aggregate data requested by VP (e.g. track attendance at key meetings, collect weekly recaps from each district)
•    Perform  research for the DO’s (e.g. look into competitor activities, create one-off reports, etc)
•    Triage requests for the VP (e.g. for requests sent to VP, route them to the group that can resolve
•    Support Division specific communications initiatives (e.g. work with Marketing to create announcements related to local community events, etc.      
•    Liaise with Director Business Development, Operation Leaders & Franchisee on FIT/DMIT/SMIT training schedules and progress
•    Establish and maintain relationships with store operators and external stakeholders
•    Manage business process changes/liaison with the centre
•    Act as a liaison for cross-geography logistics
•    Other duties as directed

Job Requirements

What your resume will include and demonstrate to us:

•    Merchandising or retail experience
•    High School Diploma and / or a minimum of 3 years experience in category or product management, or equivalent combination of education and experience
•    Working knowledge of SAP
•    Proficient use of Microsoft Office suite
•    Solid ability to negotiate and secure contracts

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.