Team Lead Digitization

Requisition ID:  183774 
Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 
Job Category:  Finance Supply Chain & Backstage 
Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%
Job Type:  Full-Time
Country: Canada (CA) 
Province: Nova Scotia  
City: Stellarton
Embark on a rewarding career with Sobeys Inc., celebrated among Canada’s Top 100 employers, where your talents contribute to our commitment to excellence and community impact.

Our family of 131,000 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 1,600 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawtons Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 

Ready to Make an impact?

Sobeys is full of exciting opportunities and we are always looking for bright new talent to join our team! We currently have a 36 month term opportunity for a Team Lead Digitization to join our Finance Shared Services team based out of our office in Stellarton, NS.

Here’s where you’ll be focusing:

•    Manage day-to-day activities within specific functions
•    Manage staff assigned to business area
•    Enable effective and efficient processing of all transactions, within function, through the scheduling and organization of workflow.
•    Lead and inspire team to consistently deliver exceptional customer service, ensuring every interaction meets or exceeds customer expectations.
•    Accountable for the approval, implementation, and enforcement of efficient and effective best-practice processes
•    Provide guidance and support to staff in the root cause analysis and the sustained resolution of all escalated issues relating to the processes within the department
•    Ensure overall quality of service, retention, continuity, risk mitigation and management of any service offered
•    Lead or take part in the financial analysis of business initiatives
•    Apply business and financial expertise to assist in resolution of complex issues
•    Monitor internal and external business information and assess impact 
•    Serve as business partner for assigned area of responsibility (provide analysis, guidance, and recommendations for new business activities and impacts)
•    Foster an environment that encourages employee engagement and motivates team members to perform at their best 
•    Identify individual development needs and provide coaching, support and direction in terms of on-the-job learning and formal training to create development plans that address gaps
•    Lead by example by focusing on personal career development and pursuing opportunities to increase relevant knowledge and skills
•    Foster a coaching and mentoring culture within your department, ensuring you are willing and available to support your staff in their development
•    Support Sobeys talent management succession planning strategy, by ensuring high potential employees  are identified and have action plans in place that align to individual and organizational needs
•    Foster a culture of continuous improvement, where colleagues in your department are encouraged and recognized for generating and implementing innovative ideas

What you have to offer:

•    Minimum 5 years’ experience in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field 
•    Post-secondary education with a focus on Business, Accounting, Finance etc.
•    Previous experience working in complex organizations.
•    Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
•    Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks while meeting deadlines
•    Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office 
•    Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
•    People Management experience preferred 
•    Experience with SAP and other ad-hoc systems is an asset.
•    Strong focus on customer service and people development
•    Able to delegate and manage department workload effectively
•    Experience with operations and/or merchandising functions preferred
•    Ability to quickly grasp and adapt to the technical intricacies of a process




At Sobeys we require our teammates to have the ability to adhere to a hybrid work model that requires your presence at one of our office locations at least three days per week. This requirement is integral to our commitment to team collaboration and the overall success of our office culture.


We offer a competitive compensation package, which varies by role. 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 our organization nor monitored for accuracy. 


We will consider factors such as your working location, work experience and skills as well as internal equity, and market conditions to ensure the selected candidate is paid fairly and competitively. 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. 


We are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.