Lead Business Partner BP&N

Employer
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Aug 25, 2017
Closes
Oct 07, 2017
Category
Management
Employment Status
Full Time
JOIN US AS A NEGOTIATIONS LEADERSimilar Industry Titles and Key Words:Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals.  As a Negotiation Leader, you'll take the lead as you…
  • Develop negotiation strategies and partnerships which support Target's business initiatives and align with the integrity of the Target brand
  • Identify, analyze and evaluate vendor profitability in regards to cost negotiation, leveraging, compliance, vendor income and supply chain impact
  • Proactively identifies departments that are under leveraged in comparison to similar businesses
  • Demonstrates strong understanding of Merchandising buying practices and negotiation techniques.  Builds strong partnerships.  Works and communicates well with all levels of management
  • Benchmarks vendor profitability practices from internal resources, top retail companies and other external companies determined to be appropriate
  • Facilitates competitive line reviews with Merchants to achieve best value position
Requirements
  • 4-year degree, MBA or JD preferred
  • Two - three years buying experience, with significant negotiation experience
  • Superior negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong initiative; proactive
  • Strong financial background
  • Strong interpersonal skills

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