Director, Competition Law and Compliance

Loblaw Companies Limited

Referred applicants should not apply directly to this role. All referred applicants must first be submitted through Workday by a current Loblaw Colleague.

Location: 1 Presidents Choice Circle, Brampton, Ontario, L6Y 5S5 At Loblaw, we help millions of Canadians get through their best days, worst days, celebration days, and every day. Through our innovation and quality products, we’re here for our friends, neighbours, family members and colleagues.

We succeed through collaboration and commitment and set a high bar for ourselves and those around us. We’re looking for adaptable people who are thrilled to join us in our goal of helping Canadians Live Life Well®.

Whether you are just starting your career, re-entering the workforce, or looking for a new job, this is where you belong. We promote leaders at every level and support our people to follow their passion.

Job Overview: Are you passionate about competition law and compliance management. Are you knowledgeable about leading an outstanding compliance program, risk and control fundamentals and changing processes and culture to effect desired change.

If so, we want you on our team. Reporting to the Senior Vice-President, Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer, and leading a team of two Compliance Managers, this role will work closely with key partners throughout the business to manage and continuously improve the Competition Law Compliance Program (the “Program”) for Loblaw Companies Limited and its affiliates/subsidiaries.

Roles and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will work closely with key partners throughout the business and the Legal Department to implement, operationalize and maintain the Competition Law Compliance Program, and help to ensure colleagues know and understand the competition law risks that effect their role and the policies and procedures in place to handle those risks. The candidate will be responsible for carrying out the following roles and responsibilities: Subject Matter Expert: Be a subject matter expert in competition law compliance for the business, with support and advice from the Legal Department.

Business Resource: Be a resource for Loblaw colleagues by addressing questions or concerns related to competition law and Loblaw’s related policies, procedures and guidelines. Attend team meetings/town halls to provide information and address questions as required.

Risk Assessment: Assess Program risks, through facilitated workshops and other means, across the enterprise to ensure that existing controls address those risks. Control Design and Monitoring: Review and map business processes and design controls to mitigate risks.

Identify and assess options for automating compliance processes in order to improve the efficiency of the Program, including opportunities for continuous control monitoring. Incident Management: Lead the Competition Law Compliance incident management process, including investigating, escalating, and documenting incidents of non-compliance.

Training: Collaborate with all business units to train colleagues with respect to their obligations under the Competition Act. Policy Management: Draft, review, and update competition law policies, procedures, and guidance documents.

Testing and Audit Support: Oversee operational testing and design review of controls and ensure readiness for external audits of the Program. Proven Ability to: Identify and assess risks and implications resulting from business or regulatory changes.

Demonstrate deep knowledge in risk and control fundamentals. Manage business and regulatory changes affecting the Program with strong planning, communication, and execution.

Work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to adapt to change and meet timelines. Build relationships and influence stakeholders.

Exhibit strong attention to detail, great organizational and project management skills, good judgment, and the ability to prioritize assignments, solve problems, and meet deadlines. Demonstrate excellent communication (written, oral and presentation), interpersonal and people management skills.

Exercise strong analytical capabilities, including the ability to synthesize complex information into accessible and meaningful business guidance. Maintain discretion and/or confidentiality.

Come to work with a positive attitude, a desire to learn, and a willingness to roll up your sleeves to get work done, either independently or as part of a team. Professional Competencies: 5-7 years compliance management and/or competition law experience.

A law degree is not required but is a plus. Extensive experience assessing and completing change management initiatives to ensure changes are adopted.

Strategic thinking and oversight over the collection, manipulation, and analysis of high volumes of data using advanced Excel or other means. Advanced knowledge of, and experience using, the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).

Regulatory experience, including competition law experience, in a large complex organization is a plus. French language skills are a plus.

Loblaw is committed to sustainability by sourcing products with integrity and making 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, Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers & Canada’s Top Employers for Young People. Employment Type: Full time Type of Role: Regular 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.

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