Manager, Business Analysts #JoinOurFamily

Requisition ID: 115305
Career Group: Corporate Office Careers
Job Category: Information Technology
Travel Requirements: 0 - 10%
Part Time or Full Time: Full Time
Country: Canada (CA)
Province: Nova Scotia (CA-NS)
City: Dartmouth
Location: Dartmouth Office
Postal Code:
Our family of 127,000 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 lead a team responsible for partnering with the Business to foster a deep understanding of their needs and work with IT Centres of Excellence and IT Product Owners to facilitate solutions? We have an exciting opportunity as a Manager, Business Analysts in our Information Technology team in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
Job Description
As the Manager, Business Analysts with Sobeys, you will:
  • Organize and allocate work across the team to ensure appropriate support for incoming discovery and ongoing enhancement and project delivery work.
  • Conduct development planning, coaching and training for the team to ensure a consistent standard of deliverables.
  • Accountable for hiring quality candidates and consultants to meet our needs and standards
  • Define a standard for business analyst deliverables in line with the IT delivery and discovery Methodologies.
  • Establish a standard for capturing or refreshing business capabilities and current process (where they are not currently documented) within accepted tool sets (ARIS).
  • Construct a process for migrating captured business requirements into business test cases that the Business Architects will execute.
  • Enable the team in following the intake processes for projects and enhancements to ensure constant flow of work to the product teams.
  • Communicate clearly across the functions on progress of work packages.
  • Resolve impediments for delivery and escalate where resolution is not timely.
  • Set and measure the team on KPIs with regular feedback and opportunities for improvements.
  • Ensure Business Analysts working with Product and Centre of Excellence teams provide a high level of work product to facilitate delivery to the designs.

Job Requirements
Your experience and resume will show us:
  • Minimum 3+ years of management experience in a retail IT environment.
  • An Undergraduate degree in Business Management, Technology or equivalent experience.
  • Experience as a business analyst or leading a team of business analysts.
  • Facilitation, negotiation and problem resolution skills.
  • Knowledge of business analysis, process and capability documentation methodologies and tools.

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.
Sobeys offers our employees many valuable benefits such as:
  • Growing organization
  • Competitive salary
  • 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.
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