TJX Manager of Global Supplier Relationship Management - Hybrid in Marlborough, Massachusetts
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The Opportunity: Contribute To The Growth Of Your Career
The Global Manager of Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) is a champion who continually leads, promotes, and evolves TJX’s Non-Merchandise SRM program. This program leader influences and coaches Global Sourcing & Procurement (GS&P) category managers to drive effective SRM approaches with business partners and suppliers. The role is accountable for the overall GS&P SRM program and is responsible for establishing tools, processes, and approaches to mitigate/monitor supplier risks, drive supplier performance, and increase supplier capabilities. This a hybrid position which requires 2 days per week on-site in any of our global offices located in Marlborough, MA USA, Watford UK, or Mississauga, ON Canada.
What You Will Do:
Globally responsible for the strategic vision, planning, design, and implementation of the TJX non-merchandise Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) Program.
Articulate the strategic vision and value proposition to promote the SRM program at every touch point in interactions with category managers, business partners and suppliers.
Manage, share, and promote SRM vision, continuous improvement approach, framework, tools, and resources, including strategies, playbooks, third party solutions, templates, and benchmark samples.
Routinely review all processes, play book and tools to ensure continuous improvement and alignment to the SRM vision
Monitor SRM industry benchmarks and recommend how to apply in a sustainable way in the TJX environment.
Partner with GS&P category managers to segment TJX suppliers according to category strategies and ensure new suppliers are segmented on an on-going basis.
Collaborate with GS&P category managers and functional business partners to advise on SRM approaches and relationship strategy, and onboard strategic and critical suppliers into the program.
Recommend tools and approaches as requested for business partners to self-assess and monitor suppliers.
Build a SRM community of practice and training curriculum to teach and share best practices.
Measure monitor and report on program activities and results such as program adoption as well as supplier risk, performance, and capabilities expansion.
Facilitate feedback loops among GS&P, functional business partners and suppliers.
Collaborate with TJX Corporate Risk leaders to align GS&P SRM Program risk goals, objectives, scope, systems, tools and measures with non-merchandise supplier risk goals and objectives.
Manage the SRM Program’s global communication plans and materials, including presentations, reports, and marketing collateral.
Train new team members on the SRM Program, tools, and resources.
Who We Are Looking For: You
Well-developed knowledge of SRM strategies and standards
Validated knowledge of strategic sourcing, procurement methodology and ethics
Strong organizational and project management skills to drive successful change and adoption
Able to influence to build trusting relationships and achieve jointly agreed objectives
Consistently seeks new perspectives to move beyond obstacles
Applies change management skills and uses agile thinking to lead through complexity and ambiguity
Adapts style and thinking to meet various team and business partners’ needs
Understands how to analyze financial statements to assess risks
Strong presentation skills, with experience presenting information to leaders and using data to tell a story
Comfort identifying, implementing, and managing business metrics
7+ years strategic sourcing, procurement or global program management experience
3+ years global supplier relationship management experience
We care about our culture, but we also prioritize your needs!
Hybrid Work Environment
Paid time away
Programs to support environment and corporate responsibility
TAAP – TJX Associate Assistance Programs
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.