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Date: 11-Jan-2018

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 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 $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!

 

Job Summary

To provide efficient and proactive co-ordination and administrative support for the TJXE HR programmes of work.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Provide full diary support for the project management office team, co-ordinating all meetings, typing, filing, emails, photocopying and dealing with correspondence.
  • Identify travel requirements and book all necessary hotels/flights etc.  Manage any changes necessary during travel and handle all expenses as appropriate
  • Arrange meetings both internal and external as required and make all necessary arrangements including venue/room bookings and providing hospitality when needed.
  • Assist in creating and saving all programme documents in the Project Management Office (PMO)
  • Ensure deadlines are met for weekly reporting
  • Communicate with all associates working on projects to ensure information is received in a timely manner
  • Maintain the PMO folders in the shared drives and also the SharePoint site
  • Responsible for the creation and maintenance of all programme plans in the PMO
  • Act as initial point of, fielding and filtering all general queries both internal and external
  • Attend project scope meetings where required which may include UK or European travel
  • Receiving confidential information from senior managers which requires discretion at all times
  • Organise and book all meetings where appropriate to include venue/room booking
  • Prepare agendas, attending and writing up minutes and actions from programme and executive meetings
  • Tracking and logging of expenditure on budgets for all projects
  • Undertake ad-hoc projects/tasks that may be assigned from time to time.
  • Creating Purchase Orders in Oracle and processing invoices
  • General presentation preparation using PowerPoint

     

Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • Excellent working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Able to work to tight deadlines
  • Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Well organised and able to prioritise and work with multiple programmes at once
  • Positive and confident approach
  • Able to communicate at all levels
  • Commercial awareness

     

 

 

 



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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