Watford,

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? 
 

Key Responsibilities

 

In this role you'll get involved in Business Analysis:

 

  • Assisting the Buying Managers with business needs/tools to include reports (sales, vendor), spreadsheets and any other required data 
  • Completing special projects and performing analysis as needed when requested by Buying Manager
  • Coordinating and preparing all necessary information (pre and post) for both internal and external meetings to include business meetings, store/market visits, vendor meetings, appraisals, strategy meetings and presentations. 
  • Attending such events as needed to make notes, summarise and follow up with outcomes of the meeting

 

You'll also provide a great administrative support service through:

 

  • Coordinating the Buying Manager’s weekly itineraries, diary management and travel arrangements, partnering with the Buying Director Secretary as needed to coordinate divisional trips and meetings 
  • Maintaining the department calendar including trade shows, strategy meetings, walkthroughs, other business meeting, appraisals, team holidays etc. 
  • Coordinating with Buying Manager Assistants in other divisions to manage trade show attendance, distribute strategy and plan for the show and summarise outcome of show to distribute to all relevant parties 
  • Liaising with Buyers Administrator to collate Buyers itineraries and travel plans
  • Assisting and supporting Buying Managers and Buying Manager Assistants from and in other buying offices
  • Organising and preparing expense reports, collate and manage receipts
  • Supporting the Buying Manager with general administration (post, faxes, photocopying, troubleshoot technology issues etc).
  • Setting up new buyers – hardware, induction programme, etc.
  • Facilitating meetings – booking rooms on and off-site, arranging refreshments, communicating with global team regarding details
  • Covering phone calls when Buying Manager is out of the office
  • Processing invoices on Oracle
  • Emergency situations - supporting the Buying community with any help needed in emergency, crisis or unexpected circumstances 
  • Maintaining confidentiality 

 

Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience

 

We're looking for someone with proven extensive administrative experience or Buyers Assistant experience. You'll be PC literate with intermediate computer skills, have strong analytical skills and good coordination and problem solving skills. You'll be an effective influencer and able to work under pressure while maintaining a calm, positive and professional demeanour.

 

Your excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, coupled with strong interpersonal skills will enable you to form and maintain relationships with people on all levels.

 

You'll need to demonstrate flexibility and the ability to adapt to an ever-changing and diverse environment. We're looking for someone who is able to juggle a number of constantly changing priorities and multitask in a high volume and fast paced environment. You'll be task oriented and thrive on meeting deadlines.

 

In this role you'll need to be able to work effectively independently without close supervision, be committed and reliable with excellent attention to detail and represent the company in a professional manner.

 

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.

Watford,

At the TJX Companies, Inc. we believe service members and Veterans bring invaluable talent to the TJX family. Since 2013 we have hired over 4,000 active and Veteran military service members. With a focus providing value to our customers, valuing our associates, and adding value to our communities, our culture fosters personal and career growth in a company that is continuously growing itself. So if you're looking to apply your leadership skills, strong work ethic, loyalty, and dedication to create a globo At the TJX Companies, Inc. we believe service members and Veterans bring invaluable talent to the TJX family. Since 2013 we have hired over 4,000 active and Veteran military service members. With a focus providing value to our customers, valuing our associates, and adding value to our communities, our culture fosters personal and career growth in a company that is continuously growing itself. So if you're looking to apply your leadership skills, strong work ethic, loyalty, and dedication to create a global impact, So if you're looking to apply your leadership skills, strong work ethic, loyalty, and dedication to create a global impact, click the link above

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