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Buying Administrator Apprentice 2022

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Date: 09-Nov-2021

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, GB

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.

ariety 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 clothing 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 tkmaxx.com in the United Kingdom; TK Maxx in Australia; TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com in the United States; and Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada. In 2016, TJX had over $35 billion in sales, more than 3,800 shops and 235,000 Associates. As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!

 

You’ve probably heard of TK Maxx and Homesense, but you might not know that behind these brands is TJX Europe, part of The TJX Companies, Inc. TJX is the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashion. In Europe, we have a team of approximately 38,000 employees, over 600 stores, and our e-commerce site, tkmaxx.com.

 

We are a dynamic and diverse organisation, and we love growing and developing talent therefore if you join us for our Apprenticeship programme, we’ll be doing that for you from the moment you step through the door.

 

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?
 

What you’ll discover

 

  • Inclusive culture and career growth opportunities
  • Global Organisation which collaborates across U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia, click here to learn more
  • Challenging, collaborative, and team-based environment

 

What you’ll do

 

Well, it’s a real job for you to join our Buying Operations Team who support our Buying and Merchandising teams. You will support with providing general administration support to the team, which includes one of our fantastic Buyers. We also will help provide you with many learning opportunities across different function within TJX to allow you to get an all-round view of our business.

 

You'll be working with friendly, passionate people. You’ll be allocated a team buddy who will show you the ropes, plus you'll have a supervisor who will support you on your journey developing your skills, knowledge and behaviours. When you join us, you’ll be part of a cohort with other Apprentices who are all in the same boat, allowing you to learn, train and develop together!

 

Your learning and training will take place at the Fashion Retail Academy in London, which you will visit twice a month. You'll be working towards an accredited Level 3 Apprenticeship qualification in Business Administration. Off the job training and learning will be delivered as well by us throughout the course within our head office and stores.

 

Our apprenticeship programme will help to build your confidence and develop skills to support your future career. The qualification takes 18 months to complete, after which you can apply to continue onto our Level 4 Buying and Merchandising Apprenticeship or explore other opportunities within TJX Europe.

 

What you’ll need

 

  • To be a team player
  • Can work to deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to multi-task
  • Driven and motivated
  • Enthusiastic & passionate
  • Relationship building skills
  • Flexible with a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Keen to learn

 

You do not need any prior experience or qualification, as we want people who want to gain a qualification while working in our fast pace, dynamic and diverse Buying Operations Teams. If you have a passion for fashion, keen to understand our Off-Price world, have the drive and enthusiasm to learn, apply to our Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship today!

 

If you’re looking for an unforgettable journey. The chance of something huge. Something global. A Business Administration Apprenticeship with TJX Europe is where it can all begin. Join us and Discover Different at TJX, click here to learn more.
 

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.

 

Apply now to be part of our May 2022 intake.

                           

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.

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.


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