Lead Business Partner Supply Chain HR Planning & Delivery

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Sep 23, 2017
Oct 14, 2017
Human Resources
Employment Status
Full Time

Leads the HR work required to enable business strategies in support of Supply Chain Modernization, inclusive of structure, roles and responsibilities, compensation, staffing, scheduling, training, development, HR systems, communication and change management.


·HR partner to Supply Chain Operations for all Supply Chain priorities that impact the team; deeply embedded within the business to understand ideal end state; influences direction based on culture implications, risk and reputation.

·Leads HR cross-functional projects to deliver the HR work (job descriptions, job grading, pay practices, sourcing talent, staffing, assessment tools, scheduling, training and development, employee and labor relations risk mitigation, HR systems changes) needed to support Supply Chain efforts; knows who to partner with and when to get work done; holds partners accountable to delivering on commitments.

·Creates comprehensive project plans including deliverables, milestones, timing and action, and measures of success; writes and proofs communication, process guides and rollout materials; develops implementation and change management plans; uses common project management tools to keep the work and project teams organized; keeps the right people informed with critical information at the right time.

·Collaborates with peers to ensure cohesive messaging and strategic alignment across all Supply Chain work; escalates risks, collision points and conflicts; keeps peers informed of progress.

·Lead/play a critical role in supply chain projects, representing HR, while keeping our team members and guest experience at the forefront of decision making

·Acts as the voice for the supply chain HR team with partners; visits and/or maintains open line of communication with supply chain partners to follow up on implementation and effectiveness of solutions; actively seeks feedback directly from HR and Business Leaders to understand gaps and opportunities that need to be resolved; adjusts and implements changes.

·Act as a liaison, driving collaboration between multiple Field and Headquarters Teams, including HQ and Store Planning & Delivery Teams

·Stays current on retail industry and HR trends; benchmarks competitors regularly to proactively anticipate risks and provide the best possible solutions; innovates new solutions.



·4 year degree +

·5+ years of Human Resources and/or Supply Chain or relevant experience

·2+ years leading cross-functional projects

·3+ years of project management experience

·Proven ability to work in a fast pace environment and manage multiple high-level priorities

·Proven ability to navigate through ambiguous situations and ask the right questions to make critical decisions quickly

·Proven critical thinking, analytical thinking and problem solving skills

·Proven ability to tailor communication to all audience levels, from DC hourly team members to Sr. Leaders (both written and verbal)

·Ability to build strong partnerships and solicit ambassadors as change agents through supporting Supply Chain Transformation

·Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills

·High level of initiative and self-motivation

·Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

·Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, Power Point, SharePoint, and other web-based tools


·Target DC, Target HR, and/or Target HQ project management experience

·Knowledge of Supply Chain HR processes

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