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Date: 19-Oct-2017

Location: 13398, East of England, GB

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.

Variety and Challenge. Growth and Opportunity.


In the retail business, we move fast. We’re always adapting, evolving and innovating. And the fast pace brings variety and challenge, along with continued growth and opportunity.


Explore career opportunities at TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the world’s leading off-price retailer of apparel and homeware worldwide. Our retail chains include TK Maxx in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as Homesense and in the United Kingdom; TK Maxx in Australia; TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as and in the United
State: s; and Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada. In 2016, TJX had over $33 billion in sales, more than 3,800 stores, and 235,000 Associates. As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!



  • HR Business partners are the drivers and catalysts of cultural and organisational change and development in this fast growing organisation.
  •  Working as partners to their business leaders their role is to advise, adopt and deliver commercially astute people practices within the organisation.
  • To walk the line - balancing between strategic and tactical needs, and between the short and long term goals of the organisation.


Key Responsibilities

  • To share, along with the business leader, accountability for the performance of that business function/region/area/team
  • To influence, and drive the business strategy, ensuring that leading edge people practices contribute to the overall success
  • Identify, and drive the people agenda, ensuring HR plans are aligned with business culture.
  • Work with business leaders and line managers to deliver the people plan and always ensure it is high priority
  • Coach and develop line managers, building their skills and confidence to successfully lead their people
  • Provide a commercially focused, legally compliant generalist HR service to the business
  • Represent and contract the division needs across the wider HR community, including the Centres of Expertise and HRSC.
  • Share strategies with other HR Business partner groups to create best practice and leverage organisational gains.
  • Partner and contract effectively with the centres of expertise to deliver a people plan that fits both local and group strategies
  • Champion the use of the HRSC and centres of Expertise and give timely feedback to enable the service to develop in accordance with the required business standards and ways of working
  • Monitor and understand employee attitudes and track trends in employee behaviour.
  • Lead the delivery of organisation change, and act as a champion for change in business projects
  • Use organisational development tools and processes o build a structure and culture that delivers the current and future business strategy , meeting and challenging assumptions
  • Manage projects with a high degree of complexity, including organisational redesign and other initiatives.
  • Develop external networks that allow leading edge HR knowledge and ideas to be shared in the business


    The HR Business Partner role may include work contracted through Centres of expertise on the following subjects:


  • Talent Acquisition – resourcing, manpower planning, predictive headcount, retention, attrition, graduate scheme, apprenticeships, interns, employer branding
  • Talent Development - induction, technical training, management development, performance management, coaching, talent planning, succession, career paths, high potential, tjxcellence and leadership development.
  • Executive Development - induction, leadership development.
  • Employee Relations - engagement, advice and support, legal compliance, policy and procedures, absence management, wellness, industrial relations, consultation, diversity, CSR, communications, employer of choice, environment, working conditions, duty of care and health and safety.
  • Reward - compensation and benefits, salary reviews, benchmarking, recognition.
  • HRIS – HR reporting
  • HRSC - second level employee support.


Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience


  • Strategic thinking
  • Coaching
  • Root-cause analysis
  • Project management
  • Change management
  • Contracting
  • Consulting
  • Relationship building
  • Influencing
  • Leading in a matrix business.

What's In It For You?

As proud as we are of our past success, it’s our future that excites us most. We strive to provide opportunities for growth, recognition and a competitive salary and benefits package. Share our determination to think bolder and bigger, and be part of our future. Apply now.

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