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HR Business Partner

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Date: 08-Feb-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.

Welcome to 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 2018, TJX had over $35 billion in sales, more than 4000 shops and 249,000 Associates. As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!

We believe HR should always have a practical application and drive business impact for clients. We support the strategic and tactical needs of our internal clients with highly flexible, tailored and innovative bespoke solutions to help drive real business outcomes.

Our Head Office Business Partner team is currently looking for an additional team member.

This is a true Business Partnering role where you will work closely with business leaders, line managers and wider HR teams to proactively drive the business priorities in their respective area. You will be building leadership capabilities, driving the talent agenda and champion our unique Off-Price culture at TJX.

The HRBP will provide coaching and counsel to leaders in different business areas and act as sounding board. As the strategic partner for leaders and apply influencing skills to drive the talent agenda within the business area.

You will balance strategy and project work with the emerging and immediate needs of the business, work with other HRBPs and the wider HR team to continually review and improve our processes and ways of working.

The HRBP is the ambassador for our unique off-price culture and will manage change from organisational design to implementation and embedding changes within the function.


What we are looking for:

  • Experience as a HRBP, ideally gained within a fast-paced retail (or similar) organisation.
  • Excellent influencing, relationship building and communication skills.
  • Proven track record of working effectively with multiple level stakeholders requiring an autonomous, decision-making approach.
  • Solid knowledge of employment law and HR procedures.
  • Experience in challenging business partners to think differently and seek new perspectives and move beyond obstacles.
  • Proven change leadership ability - creating meaning for others, and being comfortable in proposing innovative and transformative approaches to problem solving
  • Demonstrable experience of working in teams to achieve a common goal
  • We’re a passionate bunch here at TJX Europe. We’re passionate about retail and the latest trends in fashion so are looking for someone who shares this interest in the industry.
  • The ability to take initiative and work without supervision is essential

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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