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TJX | Framingham, Massachusetts
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Success is always in style at TJX! Continue to explore career opportunities at TJX, 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 you by making TJX a terrific place to work. We are committed to leveraging our differences, and believe that the diverse skills, experiences and background that you bring into the organization will help us continue to succeed.  

 

TJX is the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the world. 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, the Netherlands and Australia and tkmaxx.com in the U.K., as well as HomeSense in the U.K. and Ireland. 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!

 

Say hello to big brands & bigger career opportunities.

The TJX Companies, Inc. is the leading off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the U.S. and worldwide. Our brands include T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods and Sierra Trading Post, as well as tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com in the United
State: s; Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada; T.K. Maxx in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria, the Netherlands and Australia, as well as HomeSense and tkmaxx.com in the U.K. With over $33 billion in revenue in 2016, more than 3,800 stores, and approximately 235,000 Associates, success is always in style at TJX. We at TJX understand that both our customers and the talent pool from which our Associates come are increasingly diverse. Our core values of respect, integrity and fairness are inherent in the relationships we build with each other, our vendors and our customers. We are committed to leveraging the differences among our Associates and customers to create both a diversified mix of talent within TJX and a diversified mix of merchandise within our stores. We consider the unique views and opinions of our Associates to be key to our growth and success in the future.

 

CONTRACTS ANALYST – LEGAL DEPARTMENT

 

Overview:

The Contracts Analyst is expected to review, comprehend, analyze, and identify issues presented by, a range of commercial contracts, including Statements of Work, Non-Disclosure Agreements and Services Agreements.  This role is also expected to work proactively with internal clients and/or supervising attorneys to revise, draft and negotiate contracts effectively and efficiently.  The Contracts Specialist will have responsibility for a large volume of contracts at any given time, so must be highly organized and able to prioritize projects appropriately.  The individual in this role must be comfortable negotiating with third party service providers and their counsel.  This role requires experience with commercial contract analysis, drafting and negotiation, keen attention to detail, and the ability to exercise good judgment and decision-making, working independently or with attorneys in the Legal Department, as appropriate. 

               

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively and efficiently review, comprehend, analyze, identify issues presented by, revise, draft and negotiate a range of commercial contracts in support of TJX IT, marketing, logistics, e-commerce and other business functions
  • Efficiently handle a large volume of contracts at any given time
  • Work proactively with internal clients in an effort to achieve clear contractual terms and an efficient contracting process
  • Coordinate with and make recommendations to internal business clients regarding contract terms and strategy  
  • Assist with updates to standard contract forms and related materials
  •  Conduct legal research, as needed
  •  Assist with special projects, as needed

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 4 to 6 years of experience in contract review, analysis, drafting and negotiation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Highly organized and capable of prioritizing and handling multiple projects simultaneously
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical skills, and the ability to identify and escalate issues appropriately
  • Experience working directly with clients and attorneys in an advisory capacity
  • Experience negotiating commercial contract terms with third parties and their counsel

 



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

About TJX

The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX) is an off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the United States and worldwide. TJX operates five business segments, three in the United States and one each in Canada and Europe. All of the Company's stores, except HomeGoods and HomeSense, sell apparel for the entire family, including footwear, jewelry and accessories, and a limited offering of giftware and home fashions. The HomeGoods and HomeSense stores offer home fashions and home furnishings. During the fiscal year ended January 31, 2009 (fiscal 2009), TJX derived approximately 62% of its sales from clothing (including footwear), 25% from home fashions, and 13% from jewelry and accessories. In fiscal 2009, the Company sold Bob's Stores, a branded apparel chain. (Source: 10-K)

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