Referred applicants should not apply directly to this role.
All referred applicants must first be submitted through Workday by a current Loblaw Colleague.
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?
We're looking for a Senior Manager to join our People Process & Technology team! This position is an exciting opportunity to help us continue our Workday Performance, Succession & Talent journey and work for the largest Employer in Canada !
Reporting to the Director, People Process & Technology , you will be supporting scoping, design and deployment of Workday features and enhancements. You will be focused on Talent Life Cycle processes (e.g., Recruitment, Onboarding, Performance, Goals and Succession) to ensure that our Workday platform delivers a positive user experience.
As part of the team, you will ensure our Workday environment's integrity and overall system operation through ongoing product expertise, enhancements, support, testing, training, and troubleshooting. You will also serve as one of our users' points of contact, as a Workday subject matter expert .
Here are a few ways you'll make a difference:
Build and foster partnerships with business COEs. Vendors, SMEs, IT and cross-functional teams with Talent and Performance up/downstream touchpoints.
Manage various projects through all stages of a typical project life cycle
Lead discovery, requirements gathering, design, development, testing and change management of solutions for Performance & Talent
Plan, scope, and deploy enhancements/initiatives in collaboration with Process lead, development team, and other broader People Technology and business resources.
Develop solutions based on an understanding of the business strategy and stakeholder needs, issue analysis and business impact ensuring solutions return stakeholder value and business results.
Break down strategic problems and analyze data and information to provide subject matter insights and recommendations.
Leverage your knowledge of Workday features to minimize user frustration, increase productivity, reduce maintenance efforts and deliver sustainability at scale.
Promote reporting automation, self-service, and a culture of data-driven decisions.
Support development and execution of strategic analytics & reporting initiatives in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
Conduct research using Workday’s online courses and Community forum on various documentation and configuration to provide SME support.
Supporting backlog management of Talent tasks and initiatives in JIRA.
Work independently and regularly handle non-routine situations and system anomalies.
Recipe for Success:
Typically, between 5-7 years of HRIS / Workday experience across multiple HR disciplines, and a post-secondary degree in a related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A passion for solving complex problems and providing high levels of service to your client group(s).
Advanced knowledge of and experience with Workday, including HCM, Performance and Talent – specifically Skills Cloud, Talent Marketplace and Career Hub.
Considerable HR Functional knowledge in Performance and Talent Management including processes, pain points, challenges, leading practice solutions, current thought leadership, etc. to support Talent transformation initiatives.
Solid understanding of the various business unit work environments/models and their specific needs/requirements (Merchandising, Supply Chain, Pharmacy, Corporate Retail, Franchise Retail, union and non-union environments, etc.).
Strong, presentation, facilitation, organizational and project management skills. Skill areas include business stakeholder relationship management, project management, verbal & written communication, collaboration/teaming and analytical problem-solving.
Demonstrated ability to influence, effectively communicate ideas and develop strong partnerships across Human Resources and Business Units in all levels in the organizations.
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage timelines to ensure delivery of project objectives.
Previous experience in developing detailed project plans using project management tools and methodologies considered an asset (Agile, Waterfall and Hybrid).
Ability to thrive in a fast paced, challenging and constantly changing work environment.
Knowledge and expertise with delivered Workday tools and functionality, security model, reporting, business processes, etc.
Knowledge and experience with the Workday Deployment Methodology / SDLC (e.g., Plan, Design, Build, Test, Deploy, Support).
Willingness and curiosity to learn and grow in the Workday space by expanding and maintaining your current Workday knowledge/certifications, understanding the product roadmap, challenging the conventional and dynamically solving problems through hands on proof-of-concepts, trial-and-error, research, etc.
What You Can Expect:
We are a diverse and ambitious group of technology professionals 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.
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
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.
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 and colleagues with disabilities.
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.
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.
Please Note: If you have Employee Self Service (ESS) on Workday, apply to this job via the Workday application.