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Senior Project Specialist

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Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: Marlborough, MA, US

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.

Success is always in style at TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price apparel and home fashion retailer in the U.S. and worldwide. Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra and Homesense.

Job summary:

The position is as a member of the team responsible for deploying Oracle’s RPAS Planning and Analytics application across multiple geographies and TJX Divisions.  In support of the rollout we will be will be using the SAFe methodology and leveraging DevOps tools to implement changes quickly and efficiently into production. This position offers the opportunity to be part of the design and implementation of the DevOps processes. 

 

Job responsibilities:

  • Partners with Project Managers and Solution Delivery Leads to ensure projects and/or programs are carried out according to plan inclusive of schedules, financial estimates, resources, tasks, deliverables, project plans, program governance and budget. With guidance from a Project Manager will lead small projects or program work stream.
  • Performs frequent reporting and analysis of financial actuals against forecasts at a program level. Provides findings and resolves discrepancies with Project Managers, Solution Delivery Leads and IT Finance.
  • Monitors and resolves issues related to PO creation and/or reconciliation. Follows up with IT Finance and/or 3rd party vendors as appropriate.
  • Manages deliverable signoff process on behalf of the PM, create Integrity/MKS layout and coordinates formal signoff process. Implement and monitors adherence to internal SOX controls, project management methodologies and processes across the projects and/or programs to meet criteria for EPMO Stage Gate gates.
  • Plans, coordinates and monitors the logistics of IT equipment for medium to high complexity projects.
  • Identifies hardware and software requirements. Maintains and distributes hardware / software inventory levels for all service providers including disposal / decommission process. Monitors and enforces Service Level agreements.
  • Partners with the Technical Services team to identify trends, research new products, recommend hardware replacements, coordinate testing of new hardware and troubleshoot issues. Follows lab requirement procedures for all Development and Software management.
  • Maintains vendor relationships requiring new devises; may negotiate prices, procurement and settlement.
  • Assist Project Managers with timely and effective project communications program statuses, agendas and takes minutes.
  • As applicable based on Solution Delivery domain, this person will be involved in discussions around hardware implementation & other software requirements based on specifications and makes recommendations to management.
  • In technical Solution Delivery domains, assists with coordinating and medium to high project complexity
  • Prepares budgets, purchase orders, invoices forecasts and accruals
  • Invoice sign-off for receipt of goods and/or services
  • Coordinates equipment hardware refresh cycle and asset management lifecycle.
  • May have oversight over some 3rd party resources and contractor reports
  • Experience with identifying and escalating or resolving issues as necessary
  • Partners with Project Management to ensure projects are on track and within budget.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in technology, information systems, business, accounting, finance, engineering or communications
  • At least 2+ years of relevant work experience which includes
  • Project Analyst experience across multiple projects or a program through the entire solution delivery process and financial reporting.
  • Proactively identifies when projects and/or programs are tracking off schedule, over or under budget thresholds and out of compliance with requirements & it escalates to the Project Manager.
  • Makes process improvement recommendations to management, drives consistency and improve reporting
  • Providing guidance and direction to other junior level analysts
  • Industry recognized project management certification preferred.

 

At TJX, we are proud that, for 40 years, we have been providing amazing value to our customers, but the merchandise we sell is just part of our story. We believe our Associates bring our business to life, and we aim to support you by making TJX a terrific place to work. We are committed to leveraging our differences, and believe that the diverse skills, experiences and background that you bring into the organization will help us continue to succeed.

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In addition to our open door policy and supportive work environment, we also strive to provide a competitive salary and benefits package. TJX considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. TJX also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

Posting Notes: Marlborough  || MA


Nearest Major Market: Boston

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