Analyst, Data Governance
Loblaw Companies Limited
Brampton, ON
1 Presidents Choice Circle, Brampton, Ontario, L6Y 5S5
The decision to join a company is a big one. We have opportunities for hard working, energetic and reliable people just like you.

Why is this role important?

Are you at the top of your game? Bring your expertise and knowledge to Canada’s largest retailer. We are looking for smart, nice and curious team members to help bring our Data & Analytics game to the next level. This is an exciting time to join our team – we are changing the game in a big way!

If you are looking to join a company that offers unlimited opportunity, excellent leadership, world-class training and makes a big impact on the community – this is the role you’ve been waiting for!

The Data & Analytics team at Loblaw is hiring a Analyst, Data Governance, with experience in working with big data. Reporting to the Senior Director- Data Governance , the incumbent will be responsible for implementing framework and building processes to manage our enterprise data. This will include working with our data related policies, procedures and values to ensure consistency throughout our business divisions and overall business.

The successful candidate will have a strong foundation of data governance and the ability to work with large databases and data structures.

What You'll Do:
Collaborate with various business divisions including IT developers to understand the business requirements for data definitions and reference data
Support the execution on the enterprise wide data governance framework
Make recommendations on improving the data quality and protecting sensitive data by reviewing and modifying data architecture, policies and processes.
Develop, test and implement the data documents, analysis, reporting and process improvements
Collaborate with data stewards to review and modify the regulatory data and to ensure its accuracy
Ensure data governance is adhered to in any projects
Other duties as required

What You'll Bring:
Post secondary education in Statistics, Business or related field of study degree preferred
Bachelor Degree in a field related to data management strongly preferred
1-3 years experience in an analytical or planning role working with big data
Accounting experience considered a strong asset
Experience in data governance required
Advanced knowledge of Data tools (SQL, SAS, tableau)
Strong Communication and interpersonal skills
Superb analytical and conceptual thinking skills; to not only manipulate but also derive meaningful interpretations from data
Ability to take initiative, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
Capability to liaise with all levels across the enterprise on projects and ad-hoc requests
Strong detail orientation is essential in this role
A Team player and self starter
Advanced MS Office skills (Excel, Word, Access)

What You Can Expect:
We are a team of diverse and ambitious analysts, who cultivate a friendly and inclusive work environment where you can be yourself. Our employees’ development is at the core of our business, offering endless possibilities for growth, learning and mobility. Let us help grow your skills through one of our many resources including the Loblaw Virtual Learning Centre, where you have access to hundreds of learning tools, or through casual coffee chats with our leaders who were once in your shoes.

Other perks of joining Loblaw:
Competitive compensation and benefits package
Office with incredible amenities including an on-site gym, volleyball court and basketball court (turned ice rink in the winter!)
A flexible work environment which values balance
Colleague Discount Program
Tuition reimbursement Program
Employee Share Ownership plan
Pension Plan
If the above sounds like a great fit, then we would love to hear from you! Apply today, and get the process started. If you meet the above requirements, expect a call from one of our recruiters, followed by an in-person interview. Our recruitment process will allow you to meet and interact with colleagues at various levels of our business to give you a great perspective of life at Loblaw.

We thank all candidates for their interest but please note, those candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the position will be contacted.

How You’ll Succeed:
At Loblaw, we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.

If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.

In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.

Employment Type:
Full time

Type of Role:
Loblaw recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.