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Vice President IT Security Services

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Date: Jun 26, 2019

Location: Marlborough, MA, US

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.

Are you ready to explore the corporate side of retail? Then try TJX on for size! You’ll join 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 them by making TJX a terrific place to work. We are committed to leveraging the differences among our Associates, and believe that the diverse skills, experiences and background that they bring into the organization will help us continue to succeed.


Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra and HomeSense, as well as and 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 in the U.K.; and TK Maxx in Australia. In 2018, we had over $39 billion in sales, more than 4,300 stores, and 235,000 Associates. As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!


We have an exciting leadership opportunity on the global IT Security team at TJX!


The Vice President, Security Services will work alongside our Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to build up the service capability within the IT Security function at TJX. We are excited to have the opportunity to bring on an operator with a deep understanding of the technology transformation occurring in the Cyber Security landscape; a leader capable of helping to build the strategic framework that guides Security governance and risk management decisions across the organization.


Key Responsibilities


  • Lead a team responsible for understanding the business & technology needs of various verticals throughout TJX, and ensure those needs are met in a secure and compliant way
  • Manage the IT Security Product Portfolio for delivery of the IT Security Strategy, core security services, and Security Consulting
  • Provide a link between various IT security groups and business stakeholder to ensure that IT Security is prepared for the foreseeable demands on the team
  • Assume a key role in developing, implementing, and monitoring strategies to achieve the organization’s long-term goals and objectives.
  • Develop, track, and assess key performance measures across the IT Security Organization. Develop management reports.
  • Support company-wide, board/executive level, and internal / external communication and presentation requests.
  • Overseeing general day-to-day operations of the IT Security Organization.


What to Bring

  • A minimum ten years’ experience leading global security governance, risk, and compliance programs
  • Excellent track record of operating as a strategic partner, supporting senior leadership with establishing, communicating, and executing on key strategies to move both organizational culture and business objectives forward.
  • Experience with building / maturing security services and engagement model
  • In depth experience with various project delivery methodologies (e.g. waterfall, agile, scrum)
  • Experience growing and leading a strong, technical product management team
  • Ability to build relationships quickly and collaborate with a team, demonstrating excellent facilitation skills to bring a variety of stakeholders together to solve complex challenges
  • Ability to manage multiple unrelated areas of responsibility simultaneously and under time sensitive deadlines
  • Ability to seek out relevant information broadly across the company and condense and synthesize for use in a variety of ways
  • Strong judgment, problem-solving and decision making skills
  • Must be proactive, assertive and possess strong project management and organizational skills
  • Track and resolve open issues with functional business leads
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders across the business


Personal Attributes

  • Resilient
  • Trustworthy
  • Politically-skilled
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Able to see the big-picture and anticipate consequences
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple priorities in parallel


What's In It For You?


TJX has campuses conveniently located off the Mass Pike and Route 495 outside Boston. 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.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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