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Manager Pension (5651)

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Manager Pension
Organization:  Sobeys Canada
Province:  Ontario
Location:  Mississauga
Job Start Date: 

Sobeys Canada


Manager Pension

Reference: 183105

Career Group: Corporate Office Careers

Job Category: HR Pensions

Duration: Full-Time

Location: Mississauga, Ontario


Embark on a rewarding career with Sobeys Inc., celebrated among Canada's Top 100 employers, where your talents contribute to our commitment to excellence and community impact.


Our family of 131,000 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 1,600 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawtons Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family.


Ready to Make an impact?

We are looking for a Manager, Pension – Human Resources who will partner with human resources to provide effective leadership, customer service, and direction throughout the organization on pension and saving programs.


Here's where you'll be focusing:

Partner with Human Resources to provide effective leadership, customer service, and direction throughout the organization on pension and savings programs
Lead and coach team of Retirement & Savings Program Specialists in the execution of their daily roles and the management of complex issues
Work with HR Systems and Payroll to ensure sustainability and proper governance of data and solutions
Work with Pension Committee, Pension Investment Committee and Finance & Treasury
Manage all company sponsored pension and savings plans
Monitor pension and savings program design and recommend changes that ensure the plan meets provincial and federal legislation and regulations
Partners with stakeholders internally and externally (e.g., vendors) to design, implement and enhance plan provisions within Sobeys HR Information Systems and payroll systems including integrations with external vendor systems
Recommends program enhancements to management by studying industry trends and employee needs and their appropriateness for the Company
Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
Supports management's decision making by analyzing pension expenditures and predicting future costs; leverages data resources to provide analyses
Achieves financial objectives by preparing the pension budgets, analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions
Work closely with pension consultants, vendors and external legal counsel to ensure program compliance
Review any escalation of issues with third party administrator and review contract language to determine best course of action to resolve issue
Develop communication material for teammates, HR teams and store administrators
Oversee the administration, funding and financial status of the legacy defined benefit plans, deferred profit sharing programs and other pension schemes / arrangements
Work with external and internal resources to advance communication and access options for pension and savings programs
Manage integration of pension of any new acquisitions to ensure smooth transition of employees from former to corporate/franchise group plans


What you have to offer:

Undergraduate Degree and minimum 8 years of experience in large pension plans
Firm understanding of pension and savings legislation
Experience with pension and savings program vendors and systems, such as but not limited to, insurance providers, third party benefits administrators, SAP/Success Factors, Ceridian and Payroll systems
CEBS or CHRP Designation is preferred
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Must possess strong math, financial, analytical, problem solving, and negotiating skills
Bilingual (French & English) an asset


At Sobeys we require our teammates to have the ability to adhere to a hybrid work model that requires your presence at one of our office locations at least three days per week. This requirement is integral to our commitment to team collaboration and the overall success of our office culture.


We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package, which varies by role and designed to help our teammates to live better physically, financially and emotionally.


Some websites share our job opportunities and may provide salary estimates without our knowledge. These estimates are based on similar jobs and postings for general comparison, but these numbers are not provided by our organization nor monitored for accuracy.


We will consider factors such as your working location, work experience and skills as well as internal equity, and market conditions to ensure the selected candidate is paid fairly and competitively. We look forward to discussing the specific compensation details relevant to this role with candidates who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process.


Our Total Rewards programs, for full-time teammates, goes well beyond your paycheque:

Competitive Benefits Package, tailored to meet your needs, including health and dental coverage, life, short- and long-term disability insurance.
Access to Virtual Health Care Platform and Employee and Family Assistance Program.
A Retirement and Savings Plan that provides you with the opportunity to build and add value to your savings.
A 10% in-store discount at our participating banners and access to a wide range of other discount programs, making your purchases more affordable.
Learning and Development Resources to fuel your professional growth.
Parental leave top-up
Paid Vacation and Days-off


We are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.


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