Trading Standards Administrator - 1 year FTC

DescriptionDiscovery is at the centre 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
We are part of the TJX Family which includes TK Maxx, and Homesense in Europe and the UK and across the rest of the world you will find us as TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra and Winners
With variety comes plenty of 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
Are you ready to D iscover Different?
INTRODUCTION
Merchandise Compliance are the internal Trading Standards team for TJX Europe which includes TK Maxx, HomeSense and [url removed]
We are part of the Legal & Risk function and support the business to sell products in a safe and legal way and make risk-based decisions without compromising our reputation
Our remit includes product safety, labelling, food standards, age restricted products, consumer rights and regulatory matters
Our key internal stakeholders include buying, buying support, business assurance, claims, country managers, customer service, distribution, global compliance teams, imports, legal, marketing, product development, sourcing and stores
Our external stakeholders include regulators and test houses
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Notify relevant authorities [e.g
Trading Standards] about product recalls and register products with relevant authorities where required
Support the team with regulatory inspections, investigating issues and liaising with internal stakeholders
Support the team with project work on upcoming initiatives in the business
Respond to internal stakeholders with Trading Standards queries
Review compliance documentation from vendors and send vendor labelling for translation where required
Support the Merchandise Compliance team to investigate safety complaints and insurance claims and take appropriate action
Support the evolution of the role and take on additional tasks and responsibilities over time
Research new legislation and product lines to understand business impact KEY SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE
Trading standards knowledge preferred but not essential
Second language preferred but not essential
Educated to 'GCSE/O Level' standard or equivalent
Previous experience of working within a similar role in a fast paced industry
Strong IT skills, with working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel, Outlook, Word and Power Point
Strong organisational skills and an ability to prioritise tasks
High level of personal integrity and professionalism, able to maintain confidentiality
Positive approach, highly focused on delivering a service to stakeholders Come and 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 the greatest deals and fantastic style
Best of all? They have a lot of fun doing it
We care about our culture, but we also prioritise the important things like competitive salaries, solid benefits and plenty of room to grow in your role
It's our way of empowering you to make your career here
We consider all applicants for employment without regard to age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and/or sexual orientation
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Negotiable
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Contract TypePermanentAdded19dID904007