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Senior Manager, Governance & PMO Transformation

Brampton, ON
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Full time
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Referred applicants should not apply directly to this role.

All referred applicants must first be submitted through Workday by a current Loblaw Colleague.

Come make your difference in communities across Canada, where authenticity, trust and making connections is valued - as we shape the future of Canadian retail, together. Our unique position as one of the country's largest employers, coupled with our commitment to positively impact the lives of all Canadians, provides our colleagues a range of opportunities and experiences to help Canadians Live Life Well®.

At Loblaw Companies Limited, we succeed through collaboration and commitment and set a high bar for ourselves and those around us. Whether you are just starting your career, re-entering the workforce, or looking for a new job, this is where you belong.

Does working with some of Canada’s most versatile minds in innovation supporting retail, digital consumer solutions and analytical platforms excite you? Loblaw Technology & Analytics powers game-changing retail solutions, giving our customers the ability to live their lives well.

Loblaw Technology and Analytics is actively seeking to hire a Senior Manager, Governance & PMO Transformation, who will support (job) 40+ families across 10+ VPs / SVPs. Reporting to Director, Technology Enablement, this role will be instrumental in establishing and implementing a comprehensive Governance Framework for managing annual business cases and strategic capital allocation. The Senior Manager will lead the capital governance process, develop value realization mechanisms through KPIs and metrics, enhance PPM tools, and own the PMO Reboot deliverables. This position demands a highly skilled individual to streamline processes, ensure accurate financial tracking, and drive continuous improvement across the organization.

What You'll Do

  • Establish and implement a comprehensive Governance Framework for managing annual business cases and the strategic allocation of capital on a monthly and quarterly basis.

  • Lead the capital governance process by meeting with cross-functional stakeholders to gather and consolidate all capital requests and facilitating Capital Approval Meetings with C-level and VP executives for the approval of strategic capital allocations.

  • Develop and implement a value realization mechanism by introducing KPIs and metrics to accurately track and report project benefits and strategic capital allocation.

  • Manage and enhance Portfolio and Project Management (PPM) tools by developing a backlog of improvements, ensuring continuous advancement to meet organizational needs.

  • Own the PMO Reboot deliverables by developing and implementing a Project Delivery Framework, Agile Metrics, Jira dashboards, and creating essential project management templates and artifacts.

Who You Are

  • Governance Framework Expert: Demonstrated expertise in establishing governance frameworks from scratch, including processes for governing business cases, strategic capital allocation, and benefits measurement.

  • Proven PMO Leader: Extensive experience in standing up and revamping PMOs, including the creation and implementation of new project management templates and methodologies.

  • Strong financial acumen: Deep understanding of budgets, business case process, getting funding approvals (Capital & Operating Expense) and developing ongoing tracking mechanisms for the same. Proven ability to introduce KPIs to tie project benefits to EBIT.

  • Agile proficient: Advanced user of Jira, familiar with custom JQL to create custom dashboards for various stakeholders depending on their needs. Prior experience in optimizing Agile methodologies and measuring project metrics.

  • Ambiguity Navigator: Adept at operating in high-ambiguity environments, with a strong ability to guide teams through uncertainty and deliver successful outcomes.

What Loblaw Offers You

We offer flexibility and balance, and an environment that sets you up for success no matter where your workspace is located.

Here, you will find a phenomenal team to help you achieve your goals as you help us achieve ours! Work in our fast-paced, exciting Technology environment, helping our stores, colleagues and customers every day.

Loblaw colleagues also enjoy:

  • Work Perks Program

  • On-site GoodLife Fitness, Basketball & Volleyball courts, Ice Rink, Groceries delivered to work via PC Express, Dry Cleaning services (1PCC Office)

  • Tuition Reimbursement & Online Learning

  • Pension & Benefits

  • Paid Vacation

If you’re up to the challenge, then we would love to hear from you. Apply today, and get the process started.

At Loblaw, we respect the environment, source products with integrity and make a positive difference in the community. Our CORE Values - Care, Ownership, Respect and Excellence - guide all our decision-making and come to life through our Blue Culture. We offer our colleagues progressive careers, comprehensive training, flexibility, and other competitive benefits - these are some of the many reasons why we are one of Canada’s Top Employers.

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. At Loblaw, we celebrate diversity where differences are valued and supported. Commitment to being an equal opportunity employer is a priority to us, and we encourage people from all backgrounds and identities to apply to our jobs.

Accommodation in the recruitment, assessment, and hiring process is available upon request for applicants with disabilities.

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

Our commitment to Sustainability and Social Impact is an essential part of the way we do business, and we focus our attention on areas where we can have the greatest impact. Our approach to sustainability and social impact is based on three pillars - Environment, Sourcing and Community - and we are constantly looking for ways to demonstrate leadership in these important areas. Our CORE Values - Care, Ownership, Respect and Excellence - guide all our decision-making and come to life through our Blue Culture. We offer our colleagues progressive careers, comprehensive training, flexibility, and other competitive benefits - these are some of the many reasons why we are one of Canada’s Top Employers, Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers & Canada’s Top Employers for Young People.

If you are unsure whether your experience matches every requirement above, we encourage you to apply anyway. We are looking for varied perspectives which include diverse experiences that we can add to our team.

We have a long-standing focus on diversity, equity and inclusion because we know it will make our company a better place to work and shop. We are committed to creating accessible environments for our colleagues, candidates and customers. Requests for accommodation due to a disability (which may be visible or invisible, temporary or permanent) can be made at any stage of application and employment. We encourage candidates to make their accommodation needs known so that we can provide equitable opportunities.

Please Note:
Candidates who are 18 years or older are required to complete a criminal background check. Details will be provided through the application process.


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