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Sr. Analyst, Metadata Management

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August 6 2022 
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1 Presidents Choice Circle, Brampton, Ontario, L6Y 5S5

Inspired by food? Committed to excellent service? So are we. 
At Loblaw, we are Food Lovers!
We are committed to our Colleagues and Customers and work hard to create a culture that allows us to be our authentic selves while working as a Team. We know that clear communication, collaboration and teamwork is the key to having a successful workplace.  

We're looking for talented colleagues who are excited about providing an exceptional shopping experience for customers and delighting them every step of the way!

Whether you are just starting your career, re-entering the workforce, or looking for a new job, this is where you belong. 

Why is this role important?

  • ??The Data & Analytics team at Loblaw is hiring an Sr. Analyst, Metadata Management, with experience in working with big data. Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Metadata Management, the incumbent will be responsible for advocating our data governance framework and building processes to improve the management our Enterprise data. This will include playing a key role in developing, socializing, and monitoring adherence to data and reporting standards. The scope of engagements will be related to various subject areas including master data, finance, operational performance, loyalty, and inventory among others. In short, helping us achieve our ultimate goal of becoming a data-driven organization. 


    The successful candidate will have a strong foundation of Metadata Management and the ability to work with large databases and data structures. Ultimately you'll play a key role in ensuring data is managed, standardized and understood across the Enterprise. 


    • Design and develop data glossaries and standards using world-class tools and technology 
    • Manage and maintain metadata repositories (Axon and Enterprise Data Catalog) 
    • Champion the value of Key Data Elements, Data Ownership and the importance of Metadata Management to key business stakeholders 
    • Consult with internal and external stakeholders to uphold metadata management best practices 
    • Review solutions for adherence to data and reporting standards as part of production processes 
    • Help establish a Data Governance Operating model to drive ownership and accountability 
    • Work with business to flag consent-related, sensitive and critical data elements 
    • Demonstrate CORE (Care, Ownership, Respect, Excellence) values 
    • Other duties as required 

    COVID-19 is a serious condition and has had a devastating impact on Canadians and others across the globe. As a leading Health and Wellness provider for millions of Canadians, our goal is to help all Canadians "Live Life Well".    

    In support of this goal, we have adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy to protect the health and well-being of our employees as we continue our phased approach of office reopening.   Employees will be required either to be fully vaccinated or undergo regular COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Screening in order to access the workplace.


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.

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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:
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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Brampton , ON