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Date:Jan 24, 2020

Location:Marlborough, MA, US

Company:TJX Companies, Inc.

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.

We have an immediate opening for a strong, hands-onProduct Managerto join our Supply Chain Solution Delivery team. In this role, you will partner with Architecture and Business Stakeholders to determine the optimum release strategy for our global Manhattan WMoS product implementation including new features, architecture, and allocations for technical debt. You will partner with the business across multiple levels to ensure their needs are incorporated into the backlog. You will alsoact as the internal Voice of the Customer for the ART (Agile Release Train) or scrum teams and work with customers and Product Owners (PO) to constantly understand and communicate needs and participate in the validation of the proposed solutions. This role will require significant experience with Manhattan Associates WMoS application along with project management and leadership skills within a highly complex IT environment.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Works with Epic Owners to develop the business case for Epics that affect their ART or scrum teams

  • Develops & communicates the program vision and roadmap for medium to complex ARTs/or PODs

  • Ensures there are enough ready features in the backlog at all times and that these are fit for purpose

  • Develops feature acceptance criteria that can be used to establish that a feature meets its definition of done (DoD)

  • Participates in PI Planning – presents the vision, highlighting the proposed features of the solution

  • Works with Epic Owners to help deconstruct Epics into Program/ART Epics and Features and prioritize them in the Backlog

  • Translates business needs into user stories that Teams can develop into finished deliverables

  • Works directly with product management, business sponsors, key stakeholders and agile scrum team(s) to ensure the solution meets the product vision and business objectives

Skills/Knowledge:

  • Extremely effective communicator of ongoing risks, scope trade-offs, and timeline impacts to stakeholders to ensure alignment

  • Remains effective under stress, and responds to pressure in a manner acceptable to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others in a team-oriented culture

  • Previous experience as a Product Owner, Business Analyst or similar knowledge of eliciting business requirements is required

  • Works effectively with others; establishing and maintaining good working relationships

  • Developed working knowledge of project/product management concepts desired, along with an understanding of how enterprise software products are positioned and developed

  • Adept at translating business needs into user stories that Teams can develop into completed deliverables

  • Manhattan Associates WMoS systems experience required

    Minimum Experience

  • 8+ years of relevant experience in an agile delivery framework, strategy or requirement development or Product Owner role

  • Proven ability to cultivate and manage strong partnerships with business stakeholders and IT partners at multiple levels

    Minimum Education

  • Relevant undergraduate BA, BS degree in IT or Business or equivalent experience

  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) or SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM) preferred

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 care about our culture, but we also prioritize the tangible stuff – competitive pay, great benefits, and a great group of people.

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: Marlborough || MA

Nearest Major Market:BostonJob Segment:Manager, Product Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Supply, Marketing, Management, Operations

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