TJX Project Manager II - Integrations in Marlborough, Massachusetts

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Date:Mar 14, 2018

Location:Marlborough, MA, US

Company:TJX Companies, Inc.

Success is always in style at TJX! Continue to explore career opportunities at TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. At TJX, we are proud that, for 40 years, we have been providing amazing value to our customers, but the merchandise we sell is just part of our story. We believe our Associates bring our business to life, and we aim to support you by making TJX a terrific place to work. We are committed to leveraging our differences, and believe that the diverse skills, experiences and background that you bring into the organization will help us continue to succeed.

Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as and in the U.S.; Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada; TK Maxx in the U.K., Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as Homesense and in the U.K.; and TK Maxx in Australia. With over $33 billion in sales, more than 3,800 stores, and 235,000 Associates in 2016, TJX is an exciting place to grow your career!

Our Vision for this Role

We are looking for a Project Manager to join our Corporate Integration Services Solution Delivery team. Using knowledge of industry best practices you will be accountable for managing projects across our rapidly growing North American, Canadian, and European divisions. The PM will ensure that all assigned projects are managed in accordance to TJX standards, processes and best practices. This will include but is not limited to following the TJX project request and intake processes, managing project estimation, timelines, resources, budgets, artifacts, issues and risks and communications. A primary goal is to complete these projects with quality, on time and on budget.

The Responsibilities for this position:

  • Accountable for delivering new capabilities that drive business results on one or more medium to large sized, moderately to highly complex IT projects and/or programs from initialization through project close

  • Accountable for project financials, including baselines, forecasting, reporting, and reconciliation.

  • Partner with Solution Delivery organizations, program leadership and other partner organizations to create the project charter for Integration projects, recommends an optimized, saleable solution approach to projects during initialization phase.

  • Ensure process adherence to Integration delivery process

  • Defines project quality and success criteria. Performs peer document assessments and reviews

  • Responsible for creating, monitoring, tracking and reporting detailed project plans, including work breakdown structure, and identified critical path.

  • Creates strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning. Identifies and solves project issues.

  • Manage & coordinate onsite & offshore integration deliverables

  • Drive status review meetings with onsite & offshore team during off business hours

  • Efficiently manage comprehensive integration deployment planning and execution activities

  • Effectively partners and influences in order to deliver scalable, optimized solutions

  • Leads project and/or program activities following defined methodology (SDP/SDLC) and reports on status to ensure that assigned projects are completed on time, within approved budget, and provides desired business value

  • Assigns and supervises multiple, concurrent tasks and properly assesses priorities of assigned activities and ensures integration of all dependent projects

  • Responsible for timely and effective project communications including stakeholder and sponsor interactions, meeting management, and reporting.

  • Complies with Sarbanes Oxley and PCI

  • Manages project change control process with business sponsor ensuring any requested changes to scope are reviewed to assess impact on schedule, cost and resources

  • Develops project or program strategies and enterprise level project plans and ensures that they align to the TJX business strategy

  • Performs other duties as assigned

TheSkills and Experiencethat will Make You Successful:

  • Ability to work autonomously or collaboratively and apply problem solving, critical thinking skills

  • Very strong organizational, presentation, and business partnering skills

  • Great leadership, effective communication, persuasion and negotiation skills

  • Recruitment and Interviewing skills

  • Excellent ability to multi-task and alter direction easily to accommodate changing priorities

  • Ability to handle large project and/or program workload

  • Ability to assess project health at defined stage gates and provide critical analysis to support the decision to proceed or not to proceed with the project

  • Outstanding ability to navigate between the art and science of project management

  • Excellent knowledge of system development life cycle methodology and project management techniques

  • Ability to use advanced Estimation techniques including PERT and CPM

  • Expertise with financial, retail, human resource, or logistics systems

  • Experience with MS office suite, MS Project, MS Visio

  • Project management experience in agile methodologies a plus.

  • Knowledge and understanding of conceptual architectures a plus. (Web, Client-server, Real-time Integration, SOA, SCA/SDO).

  • Experience managing projects with the IBM products tied to Middleware a plus:

  • IBM Integration Bus (IIB)

  • WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition (WSFTE)

  • Data Power

  • WebSphere Service Registry and Repository (WSSR)

  • Tools, methodologies, Best Practices for Enterprise Architecture Integration (EAI) and techniques.

  • WebSphere ODM and BPM

  • Experience in managing large & critical projects; preferably in the integration area

  • Broad-based knowledge of the IT industry and trends.

  • Ability to balance financial; architectural; business and IS objectives.

  • Ability to execute and get things done.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field and 5 or more years of experience as a project manager preferred.

What's In It For You?

TJX has campuses conveniently located off the Mass Pike and Route 495. With us, you'll not only enjoy working for an industry leader, but we also strive to provide a competitive salary and benefits package.

TJX considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. TJX also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

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