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TJX Assistant Vice President Organizational Development in Framingham, Massachusetts

Assistant Vice President Organizational Development

Brand: TJX Corporate


Framingham, MA, US

Employment Type: Full-Time

Employment Status: Regular

Functional Area: Human Resources

Discovery is at the heart of everything we do. Wherever you find us around the world, if you can think of a product, you can probably find it in our stores, which include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, Winners, Homesense, and TK Maxx. With variety comes plenty of happy surprises—our environment is ever-changing, and that’s just how we like it. Every day is an opportunity to discover something new about our business, our partnerships and even something exciting about yourself. Ready to Discover Different?

Posting Notes: Framingham || MA

Reportinging into the Senior Vice President, Organizational Development the Assistant Vice President, Organizational Development (AVP OD) provides organizational consultation of change management, organization planning/design and performance issues and works in partnership with HR and client groups to design and orchestrate organization development initiatives that address corporate goals and strategies. This position provides advice and support aimed at building organization cohesion, health and flexibility.

The AVP OD is accountable for the overall integration, delivery and monitoring of change management, organization planning and organization design services to the organization.

  • Works closely with VPs and AVPs to plan and implement OD projects and strategies that align the talent, culture, work processes and structure elements with the organization’s strategic priorities.

  • Responsible for the full cycle of organizational consulting for Divisions and Functions as needed; carrying out organization assessments, making recommendations for change, while helping to craft new structures and jobs and working to redesign management processes.

  • Liaison with external OD professionals to stay continuously advised and updated on innovative and groundbreaking organizational consulting practices and OD content.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop strategic partnerships with internal clients.

  • Proactively addresses and responds to OD issues by bringing key partners together to assess root causes and performance gaps. Providing advice and develops interventions about impacts resulting from whole organization changes.

  • Provides project management for organization-wide projects/initiatives as require while assessing risks associated with various change initiatives/ projects and suggests and implements actions to manage any negative impacts.

  • Provides assessments about organization health and effectiveness and efficiency

  • Supports the work of external consultants by providing them with information about the organization, helping with implementation of their projects.

    Works with Groups /Teams

  • Identifies and uses instruments and surveys to analyze individual and group behavior and recommends strategies for making essential changes.

  • Influences and supports changes in organizational behavior. Serves as an internal consultant to facilitate team building, resolving work group conflict, changes in group norms values and culture.

  • Coaches HR and line managers to expand their leadership and change management proficiencies.


  • Facilitates planning processes for departments, Functions and Divisions as requested.



  • Minimum of Master’s Degree in Organization Development, Business Administration, Industrial Psychology or other relevant behavioral science, preferred


  • Minimum 10-15 years professional level experience, preferrably in a global company in similiar size and/or complexity of TJX.

  • Experience in program design and instructional experience in the areas of leadership, communication and quality improvement.

  • Excellent leadership and influencing skills.

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.


  • OD theories, philosophies and methods, organizational analysis and change skills.

  • Understanding of organizational behavior development.

  • Solid understanding of employee involvement and recognition programs.

  • Training and development needs analysis, program development and delivery.

  • Ability to instruct, give feedback and mentor HR and managers.

  • Sophisticated strategic project and work planning, non-authority leadership, interpersonal communication skills, problem-solving, decision-making, employee development and team building skills.

  • Proven track record of anticipating future trends/ consequences and build innovative approaches and flexible plans.

Come Discover Different at TJX. From opportunity and teamwork to growth, we think you’ll find that it’s so much more than a job. When you’re a part of our global TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit group of people dedicated to finding great deals and fantastic style. Best of all? They have a lot of fun doing it.

We care about our culture, but we also prioritize the tangible stuff (Competitive salaries: check. Solid benefits: check. Plenty of room for advancement: of course). It’s our way of empowering you to make your career here.

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: Framingham || MA