Variety and Challenge. Growth and Opportunity.
In the retail business, we move fast. We’re always adapting, evolving and innovating. And the fast pace brings variety and challenge, along with continued growth and opportunity.
Explore career opportunities at TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the world’s leading off-price retailer of clothing and homeware worldwide. Our retail chains include TK Maxx in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as HomeSense and tkmaxx.com in the United Kingdom; TK Maxx in Australia; TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com in the United States; and Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada. In 2018, TJX had over $35 billion in sales, more than 4000 shops and 249,000 Associates. As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!
Buying Administrator Apprenticeship
The aim of this role is to provide high quality and efficient administrative support to the Buying Team including Purchase Order (PO) writing, flow of goods, vendor meetings and support, create and run department reports, sample coordination and any other ad hoc duties.
As a Buying Admin Apprentice you will be studying towards your Buying & Merchandising Assistant Standard at Level 4, with our training provider the Fashion Retail Academy.
You will gain a valuable qualification in Buying & Merchandising, in addition to hands on experience within our Buying function. The qualification takes approximately 16 months to complete, after which you can continue to work with TJX Europe in the Buying Admin team.
You will also meet people from other business functions, to build your awareness of how we operate, and discover how a career in Buying Admin can add value to what we do, at every opportunity.
The experience you’ll gain
Ultimately, you’re looking for an unforgettable journey. You want to be part of something huge. Something global. A Buying Admin Apprenticeship with TJX Europe is where it can all begin.
The skills you’ll need
School leavers to have obtained either 3 A Levels; Traineeship or Intermediate Apprenticeship (levels 2 and 3) and / or
Non-school leavers to have ideally obtained 5 GCSEs (Grade C or above in English and Maths desirable)
Able to self-manage daily tasks with a number of constantly changing priorities
Ability to multitask in a high volume and fast paced environment
Positive and professional demeanour
Proven PowerPoint, Word, Excel experience
A genuine interest in retail
Independent, able to work effectively without close supervision
Committed, reliable with excellent attention to detail
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Ability to build and maintain relationships with people of all levels
Proactive, efficient and able to work to deadlines
Discover your place at TJX. Apply now to be part of our 2020 intake.
Role Starts in September 2020
What’s In It For You?
As proud as we are of our past success, it’s our future that excites us most. We strive to provide opportunities for growth, recognition and a competitive salary and benefits package. Share our determination to think bolder and bigger, and be part of our future. Apply now.