TJX Senior Learning and Development Specialist in Framingham, Massachusetts

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Date:May 17, 2018

Location:Framingham, MA, US

Company:TJX Companies, Inc.

Are you ready to explore the corporate side of retail? Then try TJX on for size. You’ll join 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 them by making TJX a terrific place to work. We are committed to leveraging the differences among our Associates, and believe that the diverse skills, experiences and background that they 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 tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com 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 tkmaxx.com in the U.K.; and TK Maxx in Australia. In 2016, we had over $33 billion in sales, more than 3,800 stores, and 235,000 Associates. As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!

While we continue to outperform our competitors, we are convinced that tremendous opportunity remains to bring our values to more consumers in the U.S. and internationally. These growth opportunities require high performing talent in all functions of our business and we need highly skilled, Learning & Development professionals to support our talent initiatives which include developing core curriculum and accelerating talent development.

HomeGoodsandHomesenseare leading our growth in the U.S. with plans to open 100 stores this year! We have an exciting opportunity for aSeniorLearning & Development Specialistto support the development and implementation of learning solutions across all functions for this fast-growing division with 20,000 Associates located in Stores, Distribution Centers, Regional and Corporate offices. Based in our Framingham, MA headquarters, he/she will be assigned a mix of core responsibilities as well as special projects which will equip our business leaders to support our continued growth.

TheWorkyou will do:

Coursework Development& Implementation

  • Collaboratively develop Learning & Development (L&D) products/programs, specific to client needs and audience development level

  • Create and execute project plans and maintain project calendars

  • Design, develop, implement training materials: instructor guides, learner workbooks, job aids, e-learnings

  • Lead trainings and facilitate workshops to enhance capability around high potential development

  • Coach resources in the delivery of workshops and the utilization of tools

Metrics and Analytics

  • Create and implement the review process for L&D products

  • Develop evaluation tools that assess effectiveness of the products in meeting clients' needs

  • Evaluate current products and programs, conduct needs assessments, compile client feedback and prepare reports on findings, provide recommendations to management

Logistics

  • Provide guidance and support in the delivery of training products and processes to Human Resource Business Partners

  • Coordinate assessment administration for class participants as well as pre-work and post-work logistics, including classroom training set-up

  • Oversee execution of training events across Stores, Distribution Centers, and Home Office, provide support and coaching to trainers

The Skills that will Make You Successful:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Psychology, Human Resources, Instructional Design or related field

  • 3+ years’ experience in L&D; design of materials, project management, coaching and facilitation

  • Passion and energy for development, people and building relationships in a collaborative matrix environment

  • Knowledge of conducting needs analyses, instructional course design, Adult Learning Theory, Instructor Led Training

  • Coaching skills, including the ability to give positiveandconstructive feedback

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and flexible environment with changing priorities

  • Deep listening and inquiry; seeks to understand and make connections which result in engaging interactions

  • The ability to build and maintain relationships and the ability to influence others without authority

  • A self-director who can manage their own timelines and set priorities

  • Critical thinking and problem solving; the ability to assess situations and provide alternate solutions

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.

Posting Notes: Framingham || MA

Nearest Major Market:FraminghamNearest Secondary Market:BostonJob Segment:Training, Curriculum, Merchandising, Retail Sales, Garment, Education, Retail, Fashion

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