Requisition ID: 59526
Career Group: Corporate Office Careers
Job Category: Operations
Travel Requirements: 0 - 10%
Country: Canada (CA)
Province: Nova Scotia (CA-NS)
Location: Foord St. Office
A proudly Canadian retail company, Sobeys began in 1907 as a small meat delivery business in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Today, Sobeys Inc. serves the food shopping needs of Canadians with approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawton’s Drug Stores as well as in-store pharmacies, liquor and more than 350 retail fuel locations.
Together with our 123,000 employees and franchise affiliates and a collective passion for delivering exceptional food and shopping experiences, Sobeys’ purpose is to improve the lives of Canadians by helping them Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better.
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! We currently have a full-time opportunity for a Business Coordinator to join our Operations Support team based out of our office in Stellarton, Nova Scotia.
What you'll get to do in this fast paced role:
The Business Coordinator is accountable for supporting the Director of Support Services and operations team with various foundational and strategic business needs, projects and initiatives. This individual helps improve the efficiency, organization, planning and communication of the team so we can best support the stores.
Aggregate data and provide insights Perform research for the Director of Support Services (e.g. look into competitor activities; create ad hoc reports, etc.)
Support Division specific communications
Liaise with various cross functional teams on operational initiatives
Establish and maintain relationships with store operators and external stakeholders
Manage business process changes and liaise with National teams
Assist in meeting facilitation
Solution innovative ways to drive continuous improvement within team and for stores
Special projects, initiatives and day to day operational support
What your resume will include and demonstrate to us:
Minimum of 3 years grocery retail experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
Working knowledge of SAP preferred
Proficient use of Microsoft Office suite
Ability to work independently, communicate effectively, work under pressure, and prioritize tasks effectively to meet deadlines
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects with demonstrated flexibility and adaptability
Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
Driven self-starter and strategic thinker who has the competencies and capabilities to progress
If you feel that this describes the kind of work you want to do, and you are excited about what Sobeys has to offer, then we look forward to reviewing your application. Please ensure that you take the time to ensure your profile shows us why you’re the most qualified applicant for the role.
This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Canadian company with a clear vision and focus. We are only accepting online applications and welcome applications from all qualified people interested in this challenge. We will be contacting only those who will be selected to interview.
Sobeys offers our employees many valuable benefits such as:
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)
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.