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Country Manager

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Date: 25-Dec-2021

Location: Copenhagen, Region Zealand, DK

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.

Discovery is at the centre of everything we do. Wherever you find us around the world, if you can think of a product, you can probably find it in our stores. We are part of the TJX Family which includes TK Maxx, and Homesense in Europe and the UK and across the rest of the world you will find us as TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra and Winners.With variety comes plenty of surprises—our environment is ever-changing, and that’s just how we like it. Every day is an opportunity to discover something new about our business, our partnerships and even something exciting about yourself. Are you ready to Discover Different?

 

As Country Manager / Market Manager for Denmark, you’ll be part of our European Buying Leadership Team, building strong and open relationships, based on trust, across our world-class Buying and Merchandising organisation, leading the commercial growth of the Scandinavian market and managing the operation of the buying office, located in central Copenhagen.

Reporting into the Vice President Market Director for Denmark, you’ll lead an entrepreneurial Buying team in Denmark, which hunts throughout the year for the hottest brand names and designer merchandise which will be sold in our stores across 6 European countries and ecommerce website.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Shaping the strategic direction of the Scandinavian market to maximise business opportunities and drive sales and profit objectives for all category areas within the region;
  • Building relationships with Buying Managers, Market Managers, Buying Directors and Market Directors across all countries, markets and divisions as well as our Merchandising organisation to understand business priorities and influence decisions in line with our principles of Brand, Fashion, Price and Quality;
  • Setting standards that define value within a dynamic marketplace and identifying trends and new markets and facilitating the Buying team to pursue these new opportunities;
  • Providing direction, coaching and support to our Buyers, ensuring they’re front and centre of their markets and able to leverage opportunities and take risks;
  • Ensure continually evolving long term partnerships with key Vendors in alignment with Buying Managers / Peers / Stakeholders and the overall strategy;
  • Support your Buying team in the market to ensure our Buyers capture the most exciting opportunities from the Scandinavian market;
  • Managing the day-to-day operation of the Buying Office in partnership with multiple internal stakeholders, including Buying Operations, Human Resources, Work Place Services etc.

 

What are we looking for?

  • A background in buying with experience of fast-moving environments (ideally retail / fashion and apparel businesses). Off-Price experience is desirable.
  • A breadth of leadership experience within international environments – including leading and developing large teams as well as strong influencing and negotiation skills;
  • Commercial and Entrepreneurial mindset with demonstrable experience of driving business success, handling complexity and taking calculated risks;
  • An ability to build strong and solid networks within an international business, enjoying collaboration, communication and alignment with key stakeholders;
  • Passion for brands and products and curiosity for the latest fashion trends. You’ll love vigorously shopping our stores and the competition to continually assess value and identify opportunities;
  • An open mind and an ability to look at both sides of the coin while dealing with ambiguity and can make on the spot decisions through gut instincts and data;
  • Ability to travel frequently travel throughout Denmark and abroad (we continue to observe all government guidelines and travel restrictions to ensure the health and well-being of all our associates)

Come and Discover Different at TJX. From opportunity and teamwork to growth, we think you’ll find that it’s so much more than a job. When you’re a part of our global TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit group of people dedicated to finding the greatest deals and fantastic style. Best of all? They have a lot of fun doing it.

 

We care about our culture, but we also prioritise the important things like competitive salaries, solid benefits and plenty of room to grow in your role. It’s our way of empowering you to make your career here.
                          
We consider all applicants for employment without regard to age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and/or sexual orientation. 

 


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