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TJX Portfolio Product Manager, Retail in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Portfolio Product Manager, Retail

Requisition: 1535861

Brand: TJX Companies


Marlborough, MA, US

Employment Type: Full-Time

Employment Status: Regular

Functional Area: Global IT

Discovery is at the heart 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, which include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, Winners, Homesense, and TK Maxx. With variety comes plenty of happy 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. Ready to Discover Different?

Posting Notes: Marlborough || MA

What you’ll discover

  • Inclusive culture and career growth opportunities

  • Global IT Organization which collaborates across U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia

  • Challenging, collaborative, and team-based environment

    What you’ll do

    The Merchandise Portfolio Team thrives on positive relationships with our business partners and working to address their needs which supports TJX strategic initiatives and growth. On this tightly knit and fast-paced solution delivery team, you will be constantly challenged to stretch your skillsets, challenge status quo and drive decisions. Our goal is to align the IT delivery with business strategy. We seek a motivated, talented, and an experienced Product Manager to help guide the lifecycle of these capabilities for the Planning and Allocation solutions. You will work in a fast-paced environment which will challenge you to think creatively and exhibit an agile mindset.

    In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Working with global business stakeholders to ensure that IT investments are aligned to business strategy.

  • Work with global business stakeholders, architecture and engineering to perform and coordinate analysis on cross functional business initiatives in order to identify potential solutions and break those solutions into epics.

  • Coordinate large cross functional epics through the Portfolio Kanban which includes:

  • Definition of the epics and/or investment themes, identifying MVP, writing the hypothesis statement and lean business case

  • Work with teams to perform spikes and POC’s

  • Coordinate across ARTs and facilitate implementation

  • Ensure that implemented epics provide the desired business value

  • Business governance for the Merchandise Planning & Allocation Portfolio and communication efforts for divisional partners.

  • Driving divisional and solution roadmaps.

  • In addition, you will be assigned to one operating division focusing on understanding and articulating the division’s business strategy and the supporting IT efforts.

    All the solution delivery work will be done within the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).

    Required Qualifications

  • 8+ years of IT experience

  • Strong agile leadership and methodology experience (Portfolio – SAFe preferred)

  • Experience or understanding of Lean Portfolio Management including portfolio responsibilities

  • Evidence of building strong collaborative relationships with business customers, product managers, architecture and solution delivery partners

  • Strategic, analytical and critical thinking skills

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with a diverse set of cross functional business partners that spans a complex set of business processes and applications

  • Experience with, or strong understanding of, of Product Management, including primary responsibilities: product lifecycle management, backlog management / prioritization, business case development, and cost/benefit analysis.

  • Understanding of Epic/Feature refinement, story point estimation process

Come 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 great deals and fantastic style. Best of all? They have a lot of fun doing it.

We care about our culture, but we also prioritize the tangible stuff (Competitive salaries: check. Solid benefits: check. Plenty of room for advancement: of course). It’s our way of empowering you to make your career here.

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.

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