Job Title:Senior Advisor Training and Development


Job TypeFull-Time

Deadline to Apply05/31/2024

SalaryTo be discussed

Job Description:

Requisition ID:  182546
Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers
Job Category:  HR Change and Training
Travel Requirements:  10 - 20%
Job Type:  Full-Time

Country: Canada (CA)
Province: Alberta; Nova Scotia; Ontario; Québec
City: Calgary, Stellarton, Missisauga, Montréal-Nord

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 an opportunity as Senior Advisor Training and Development.

Here’s where you’ll be focusing:

Learning Program Manager (Retail Operations)

Lead the L&D Workstream on 2 strategic enterprise projects that impact Retail:

  •  Take accountability for the end-to-end planning, management and oversight of the learning workstream of the projects
  • Manage key project and business stakeholders to ensure expectations for learning on the project are surpassed
  • Design relevant learning paths and mobilize the necessary resources to deliver required content
  • Define the approach and lead the execution of an adoption plan for a new learning tool
  • Ensure learning solutions are aligned with the desired Sobeys culture, practices, standards and learning experience guidelines
  • Provide direction, support and oversight to the learning team resources assigned to the project
  • Secure learning vendors and manage the relationship with and performance of external resources to provide quality and timely work
  • Partner with Change Management, Project Management, and L&D Shared Services to create an integrated approach to the learning work stream and resource plan

Retail Operations L&D / Enterprise L&D Learning Partner

Represent the needs of Retail stakeholders on Enterprise L&D-delivered programs that are impacting Retail stakeholders:

  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting relationships with L&D counterparts across the business
  • Represent the needs of Retail Operations L&D in supporting the L&D Center of Excellence in advancing the practice of learning across Sobeys
  • Consult with Enterprise L&D teams to provide Retail expertise on Enterprise programs that will impact retail
  • Work with the L&D Shared Services team to ensure that resourcing requirements for Enterprise projects delivered through the Retail Operations L&D team are appropriately staffed
  • Ensure timely and quality delivery of L&D solutions and act as a point of escalation to address issues and challenges
  • Liaison and manage communications between the Retail Operations L&D and Enterprise L&D teams to ensure that both teams are appropriately informed and consulted on L&D matters that impact them

What you have to offer:

  • Undergraduate degree, with a preference for adult education, instructional design, information architecture or education
  • 5+ years experience in a consulting, learning partner, program/project management, or account management role
  • Experience managing/leading teams or project teams
  • Bilingual (The candidate will be expected to work with peers in other provinces in the development, development and implementation of tools and processes across Canada, as well as provide support to Sobeys employees across Canada)

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 comprehensive Total Rewards package, which varies by role and designed to help our teammates to live better – physically, financially and emotionally.

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.

Our Total Rewards programs, for full-time teammates, goes well beyond your paycheque:

  • Competitive Benefits Package, tailored to meet your needs, including health and dental coverage, life, short- and long-term disability insurance.
  • Access to Virtual Health Care Platform and Employee and Family Assistance Program.
  • A Retirement and Savings Plan that provides you with the opportunity to build and add value to your savings.
  • A 10% in-store discount at our participating banners and access to a wide range of other discount programs, making your purchases more affordable.
  • Learning and Development Resources to fuel your professional growth.
  • Parental leave top-up
  • Paid Vacation and Days-off

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.