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Business Continuity Manager

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Date: 14-Sep-2021

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, GB

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 Business Continuity Manager you will be part of our Business Assurance Team in TJX Europe’s Risk function. You will be responsible for the development and implementation of the TJX Europe Business Continuity strategy to ensure global alignment and consistency. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Work with all business areas to develop and maintain a European corporate-wide Business Continuity Plan (BCP) program that addresses business recovery and emergency/Crisis response management;
  • Challenge and support business leads on dentification of critical functions and needs Provide visibility and reporting to the business on the critical components and readiness of the business plans and supporting processes and infrastructure.
  • Design and outline BCP goals, objectives and scope for business plans and Crisis Management
  • Support the Risk Leadership team in aligning all BCP planning, initiatives and goals with organisational goals and capabilities
  • Develop and execute maintenance and testing programs for all BC plans
  • Design and implement tests and exercises of the BC plans and crisis management process, supporting the major incident management team with critical components of the plan

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Extensive experience managing business continuity within a large multi-site organisation, with an ability to lead a European team to be effective and credible business partners;
  • In-depth knowledge of Business Continuity Systems and Processes (including work area recovery testing and BCP desktop testing) to implement and drive continuous improvement throughout the business,
  • Experience of managing multiple work streams, stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Continuity Planning Certification will be highly beneficial as would a recognised Health and Safety qualification (to appropriate standard for the role)

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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