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Disaster Recovery Manager

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Date: 14-Jan-2019

Location: Watford, Greater London, GB

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.

Variety 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 in the United Kingdom; TK Maxx in Australia; TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as and in the United States; and Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada. In 2016, TJX had over $33 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!


Major Duties/ Responsibilities

 •          Owner of Disaster Recovery relationship with global Business Continuity Teams.  Building relationships up to VP level.

•           Owner of interface into the Business to communicate and agree approach to fulfilling the requirements we have from Business teams with DR process validation, test script creation and testing involvement.

•           Own process to ensure we have up to date DR requirements from the Business Continuity teams.

•           Deliver Business inputs into strategy of how we mature our long term DR capabilities.

•           Ensuring documentation and training to perform recovery tasks (including Communication Plans, DR Plans etc.) is available, up to date and effective in supporting recovery processes

•           Participating within IT Change and Release Management processes to help identify and respond as needed, to ensure DR readiness is maintained and the impact of production changes is properly addressed within the DR recovery environment




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and/or Information Systems or equivalent experience
  • Extensive IT or other relevant experience
  • Management experience in people, technology and systems
  • Deep knowledge of infrastructure technologies like Servers, Storage, Network, Automation tools (Ansible/Terrsform/vRA), Cloud technology solutions (Azure/Oracle/IBM), etc. including project management, business requirements, performance testing, technologies/platforms, frameworks, and/or other methodologies applicable to assigned domain.
  • Recognized thought leader for one or more functional areas, processes or technical capabilities within assigned domain.
  • Ability to lead, motivate and direct multiple, geographically distributed work groups comprised of disparate skills.
  • Strong performance management skills to include coaching, goal setting, holding team members and self-accountable for commitments.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, demanding, and fluid environment; remains calm under pressure, demonstrates excellent conflict management skills.
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to work up and down the organization; able to influence others to achieve results.



What's In It For You?

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. Apply now.

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