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AVP Solution Delivery Director

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Date: Mar 7, 2019

Location: Marlborough, MA, US

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.

Success is always in style at TJX! Continue to explore career opportunities at TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. 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. 

 

 

Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com in the U.S.; Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada; TK Maxx in the U.K., Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as Homesense and tkmaxx.com in the U.K.; and TK Maxx in Australia.

 

 

The Assistant Vice President, Solution Delivery you will provide leadership and IT strategic direction for the end-to-end global management, delivery, and technical oversight of capabilities for Planning Solution Delivery business domains. As an Assistant Vice President of Solution Delivery, you will lead a team of 4-8 direct reports and 25-75 indirect staff regarding the ongoing implementation of the Merchandise Planning ecosystem using Oracle Retail RPAS and data analytics technologies.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Partners with senior business leadership globally to address business needs. 
  • Collaboratively develops divisional & global roadmaps to drive business value and is accountable for the on time and on budget execution of projects and programs, within agreed upon scope and quality measures.
  • Responsible for solution delivery & product teams in support of merchandise unit and financial planning.
  • Partners with peer product teams for delivery of enterprise connected solutions.
  • Sets the vision for the function and ensures the team is comprised of highly skilled professionals who are empowered, engaged in continuous improvement, and invested in developing their capabilities.
  • Sponsors IT driven initiatives to enable alignment to a domain roadmap or improve operational efficiencies or business effectiveness.
  • Coaches, mentors, and provides feedback on performance, skill acquisition needs and professional development opportunities for direct staff.
  • Responsible to build out a strong functioning team with product and engineering excellence to deliver on long term business capabilities.
  • Sets and manages the function’s overall budget to plan, including associate compensation budget, Professional Services budget, including software maintenance / licensing, and all expenses related to the operations of the function.

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 15 years prior experience in systems, business management or related field with at least 5 years leadership experience in technology and systems including HR responsibilities.
  • Experience managing a global function in a complex, multi-national corporate setting with geographically dispersed teams.
  • Bachelor's Degree in information systems, computer science or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience; Master’s degree in related discipline a plus.
  • Experience with resource planning and management across multiple projects
  • Experience in a leadership role with full life cycle large implementations of Merchandise Planning ecosystem using Oracle Retail RPAS and data analytics technologies.
  • An enabler of DevOps mindset/approach for modernized and legacy systems to co-exist
  • Strong knowledge of the solution delivery lifecycle including project management, business requirements, application development, testing, technologies/platforms, agile development methodologies, use of product team structures, and/or other applicable methodologies.
  • Executive presence and excellent presentation skills a must.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills; adept at crafting a compelling, clear and objective case.
  • SAFe certification preferred. 

 



What's In It For You?

TJX has campuses conveniently located off the Mass Pike and Route 495. With us, you'll not only enjoy working for an industry leader, but 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.


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