Sourcing & Procurement Manager

TJX COMPANIES
Marlborough, MA, USA
Posted 4 days ago
Full time

Company presentation

TJX is an exciting place to work and we count on our Associates to bring our business to life. Staying true to our open, collaborative culture and values of honesty, integrity, and treating each other with dignity and respect is a top priority for us.

Job description

Discovery is at the core of everything we do - whether it's a great value, incredible style, or building long-lasting partnerships with people around the world. That's what makes TJX different. You can find it all across our brands: TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, and Homesense. Every one of our brands has one thing in common: environments that are always changing. That's just how we like it. Every day is an opportunity to discover something new about our business, our partnerships, and even about yourself. Come discover what different can mean for you.

The Opportunity:Contribute To The Growth Of Your Career.

The TJX Global Sourcing and Procurement (GS&P) organization is a trusted partner to our myriad of business functions. GS&P partners with collaborators to understand their needs and help them achieve their goals. We currently have an opportunity for an expertIT CategoryManagerto handle over $300m in spend for assigned IT software, hardware, services and SaaS.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops and leads cross-functional sourcing and supply management strategies that optimizes over $4.9B of annual indirect goods and services spend
  • Crafts and drives global strategic category plans including demand management via sophisticated tools and methodologies in collaboration with internal global business partners
  • Evaluates and actively challenges current product or service requirements across all TJX brands and geographies
  • Looks for opportunities to demonstrate multi- divisional, multi- region requirements and aggregate spend to build larger sourcing pools for increased savings and value
  • Studies global strategic market dynamics and their implications on cost, quality and risk
  • Anticipates global trends and handles their impact on products and services
  • Systematically and strategically searches for innovative products, services, approaches and strategic models such as off-shoring, out-sourcing, consortia development, best country sourcing and more
  • Develops and implements communication strategies to ensure accurate and timely flow of information across all levels of the organization
  • Runs global strategic supplier relationships while balancing tradeoffs of risk, quality and cost
  • Owns the rationalization of supply base for all categories under responsibility
  • Maintains fair, respectful and productive relationships with all TJX suppliers and reinforces positive brand image within the supplier community
  • Leads contracting and contract compliance within specific categories and finds opportunities for improvement with the functions and operating divisions
  • Stewards the value built by GS&P and collaborative teams to partners and senior management to reinforce dedication and involvement
  • Develops and drives negotiation plans aligned to desired outcomes
Who We Are Looking For:

You.

  • 5+ years strategic sourcing, procurement, and category management experience; specifically in the IT sourcing category
  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Finance, IT other related fields, Master's Degree preferred
  • Diverse in-direct spend category experience must include IT Services, Software, Hardware and SaaS
  • Experience leading direct reports and cross functional teams
  • Preferred certifications: CPSM, SCMP or CIP
  • Experience with contract management, spend analytics, sourcing optimizations tools such as GEP, Coupa or similar e-sourcing P2P tools
  • Developed financial and business acuity along with validated analytical skills and the ability to improve data for storytelling
  • Sophisticated negotiation skills and shown experience leading negotiations with major IT providers (i.e Microsoft, Oracle, IBM)
  • Significant experience leading multi-national partners and suppliers
  • Strong presentation skills with experience and comfort communicating information to executive leaders
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to influence and build effective working relationships with internal and external partners in a constantly evolving environment
  • Comfortable collaborating and partnering across business functions and regions
  • Proficient experience using MS 365 Suite
We care about our culture, but we also prioritize your needs!

  • Competitive Pay
  • Hybrid Work Environment
  • Weekly paychecks
  • Paid time away
  • Programs to support environment and corporate responsibility
  • TAAP - TJX Associate Assistance Programs
  • Associate Discount
  • Career Development Opportunity
  • Be a part of an inclusive team

Benefit programs and eligibility terms vary across our global locations. We encourage you to apply to learn more about how our benefits can make a difference for you.

Full COVID-19 vaccination, including a booster once eligible, is a condition of employment at TJX, subject to reasonable accommodation where required by law.

Discover Different at TJX means opportunity, teamwork, and career growth. That's why working here is so much more than a job. When you're a part of our TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit group of people that work together to deliver the best value and style in the business. Our inventory is always changing and our approach is continually evolving, which means every day is another chance to Discover Different.

We consider 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. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

Posting Notes: 300 Value Way Marlborough MA 01752

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