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Product Manager, Category Mgmt & Master Data

Requisition ID:  173357 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  IT Merch & Supply Chain Product Team 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Nova Scotia; Alberta; British Columbia; Ontario; Québec  

City: Stellarton / Calgary / Vancouver / Mississauga / Montreal

Location: Foord St. Office, Bureau de Québec, Calgary Office, Dartmouth Office, Tahoe Office, Vancouver 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.



Are you looking for an opportunity to work closely with Business functions, EPMO and other IT teams? As a Product Manager on the Category Management and Master Data Product Team at Sobeys, you will have the opportunity to work with different teams to support the consistent delivery of a high quality products through integration, analytics and testing standards.

This role can be based out of one our main offices including: Stellarton, NS; Montreal, QC; Mississauga, ON; or Calgary, AB.

Job Description


As a Product Manager with Sobeys you will:

  • Manage a multi-skilled team in charge of a portfolio of products through its entire lifecycle.
  • Articulate the business value to the Product Team to understand the intent behind the new product or product release.
  • Work with Business Partners to lead the development and ongoing refinement of the overall Product Strategy and Roadmap.
  • Own and ensure the backlog management is always current, accurately prioritized and categorized.
  • Manage a team supporting career development, performance evaluation and people management.
  • Ensure the solution is built and configured to meet the business objectives and delivers the intended value.
  • Ensure the overall solution / service design meets the business objectives and expectations and is aligned with all organization and industry standards.
  • Work with the Developers and Testers to ensure compliance to the organizational quality standards for new or enhanced products or services throughout the delivery lifecycle

Job Requirements

Your experience and resume will show us:

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or related degree 
  • Minimum 8 years progressive experience in IT
  • Strong leadership skills to motivate team members and know how to efficiently make important decisions.
  • Demonstrated success defining and launching products.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to influence cross functional teams.
  • Strong understanding of a product life cycle.
  • Retail Industry experience preferred. 

Sobeys offers our employees many valuable benefits such as:

  • Growing organization
  • Competitive salary
  • Profit Sharing Plan (based on company performance)
  • Pension Plan
  • Flexible health and dental benefits plan (eligible employees) 
  • Ongoing Training & Development
  • Opportunity for internal mobility to other departments and/or promotions (for employees who are strong performers)

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.