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Human Resources Business Partner TJX Digital and Sierra Stores



People & HR
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Half of the fun of Sierra is the thrill of the find. And the other half is putting the products to use on an actual adventure. Same with working here. It’s an environment of endless possibilities, where everyone is empowered to think on their feet, evolve our processes, and embrace the many opportunities that come with the unknown.

If this sounds like you, come work with us. Come Discover Different.

The Opportunity: Contribute To The Growth Of Your Career

We have an exciting opportunity for a Human Resources Business Partner II to join our Digital HR team. This critical role will initially support strategic initiatives impacting headquarters based leaders in our newly formed Digital Loss Prevention organization based outside of Boston, MA with a planned future assignment supporting our growing national network of Sierra stores in the Chicago area. We will consider candidates currently based in Chicago area with monthly travel required to headquarters for the first 12-18 months until the planned Chicago based role becomes active.

As a HR Business Partner II, you will provide thought leadership, strategic consultation, coaching, and support to drive talent strategies and champion our unique culture with leaders and leadership teams. You will focus on identifying and implementing strategic talent solutions in support of evolving business needs, ensuring that the overall organization and culture are designed around strategic talent growth with a heavy focus on talent development, succession planning and a culture of inclusion. You will collaborate with and leverage HR’s Centers of Expertise (COEs) and HR Operations Support Center for business solutions, to guide the acquisition, development, engagement, and retention of TJX corporate Associates within your assigned client organization(s).

What You Will Do:

  • Support all Human Resources related practices for assigned functional area/s while also providing leadership, strategic counsel, advisory and consultative services to support organizational goals and objectives
  • Provide thought partnership to key business and HR partners to understand and plan for future talent and organizational needs, including support around leadership summits
  • Partner with functional leaders to build and execute upon their talent strategies, including organizational development, talent development, learning & development, and performance management
  • Support the acceleration of talent to ensure proper succession and readiness to enable business growth and effectiveness
  • Champion culture, Inclusion & Diversity, and wellbeing within function/s
  • Enable continuous improvement and change management
  • Guide the acquisition, staffing, development, and retention of TJX Associates
  • Collaborate in the management of compensation, and benefits programs and support a high level of employee engagement through the stewardship of a healthy work environment
  • Advocate use of performance management and feedback mechanisms to ensure frequent, candid communication with Associates
  • Facilitate executive development assessments and development programs to enhance leadership capabilities
  • Special projects as assigned, with some travel as needed

Who We Are Looking For: You

  • Demonstrated in position knowledge of HR strategy, policies and processes and their implementation
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with a team orientation, and the ability to collaborate, partner and build effective working relationships with internal partners in a constantly evolving environment
  • Strong learning agility, critical thinking, and strategic mindset
  • Rigorous pursuit of practical business solutions while spontaneously responding to the day to day needs of the business
  • Demonstrated success working as a strategic business partner; demonstrable track record of defining and delivering HR strategy that meets long-term, strategic business goals
  • Proven experience supporting and influencing leaders in the advancement of Inclusion and Diversity strategies and initiatives
  • Developed full life cycle project management skills with the ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects
  • Superior team building, emotional intelligence, and leadership skills
  • Propensity to identify opportunities and determine solutions for enhancing efficiencies and effectiveness
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, ability to communicate complex information in a clear and compelling way
  • Demonstrated ability to influence decision making by gathering, analyzing, and drawing insights from data
  • Understanding of HR best practices and experience with employee relations
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • 5+ years of comparable HRBP experience, additional specialized CoE such as Recruiting, Organizational Development, Talent Management experience a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365 suite
  • Experience supporting retail, store operations a plus
  • Open to initial assignment in Home Office with future relocation to Chicago area to support planned business growth
  • Experience working in a high growth organization
  • MBA and/or HR Certification a plus

We care about our culture, but we also prioritize your needs!

Benefits include Associate discount; 401(k) match; medical/dental/vision; HSA; health care FSA; life insurance; short/long-term disability; paid holidays/vacation /sick/bereavement/parental leave; EAP; incentive programs for management; auto/home insurance discounts; tuition reimbursement; scholarship program; adoption/surrogacy assistance; smoking cessation; child care/cell phone discounts; pet/legal insurance; credit union; referral bonuses. All benefits are subject to applicable plan or program terms (including eligibility terms) and may change from time to time. Contact your TJX representative for more information.

This position has a starting salary range of $90,200 to $115,200 per year.

Actual starting pay is determined by a number of factors, including relevant skills, qualifications, and experience. This position is eligible for an annual incentive as well as long-term incentives.

At Sierra, we embrace the unknown⁠ - and support each other on the journey. Every day is a chance to reinvent what’s possible within our stores. We’re not afraid to scale mountains to Discover Different. That kind of fearless attitude extends throughout the entire TJX family, which includes TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, and Homesense.

Discover Different also means that we embrace each other’s differences and unique perspectives. 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.