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Product Owner

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Date: 23-Apr-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?




What you’ll discover
•    Inclusive culture and career growth opportunities
•    Global IT Organization which collaborates across U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia, click here to learn more
•    Challenging, collaborative, and team-based environment


What you’ll do
The Corporate Solution Delivery organization leads the evolving software and systems at TJX for Finance, Human Resources, Collaboration, and Analytics.  We chase the big, strategic initiatives enabling TJX to make faster, smarter decisions every day.


As a Product Owner on the Enterprise Data & Analytics Global Merchandising Analytics team you will have a number of exciting responsibilities including (but not limited to):

  • Act as the liaison between the business and/or Agile Product Manager and the Scrum/Agile Team to define user Stories and prioritize and manage the Team Backlog.
  • Be a key participant in and lead Agile Ceremonies such as System Demos, Iteration Planning, Daily Scrum, Iteration Review, and Iteration Retrospective.
  • Become a Subject matter expert on the TJX Merchandising business operations and assists in the analysis of related business processes.
  • Collaborate with Product Manager and other Product Owners to define and coordinate feature development across other teams.
  • Works with Product Management as an extended team member on planning and backlog/Vision refinement.


What you’ll need
Our team is transforming the professional experience for thousands of TJX business associates across the globe, and expects team members to bring passion and out-of-the-box thinking to our mission.


Key Primary Skills

  • Previous experience as a Product Owner, Business Analyst or similar knowledge of eliciting business requirements.
  • Established competency translating business needs into user stories that Teams can develop into finished deliverables.
  • Good communicator of ongoing risks, scope trade-offs, and timeline impacts to stakeholders to ensure alignment.
  • Ability to manage dependencies in and across sprints and releases.
  • Collaboration: Works effectively with others; establishing and maintaining good working relationships.


Secondary/Preferred (potential to upskill here)

  • Demonstrated knowledge of business analysis, project management, and product management concepts, along with an understanding of how enterprise software products are positioned and developed.
  • Experience within the Retail industry beneficial
  • Demonstrated experience using ALM tools, Jira and Confluence.


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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