Sr Sourcing Manager -Performance/Shoes

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Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
May 17, 2018
Closes
May 26, 2018
Category
Business, Other
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: JOIN THE EVOLUTION OF RETAIL - AS A PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT and SOURCING MANAGER - PERFORMANCE/ACTIVEWEARSimilar Industry Titles and Key Words: Sourcing Manager, Product Development Manager, Product Development and Sourcing ManagerWho we're looking forThe retail landscape is changing - fast - and Target is evolving along with it. When we created our brand promise of “Expect More. Pay Less.” it paved the way for Target to infuse affordable fashion into our assortment and deliver an outstanding experience for our guests.  We are pioneers of innovation with our owned brands and unique partnerships from Joy Lab and Universal Thread, to Hearth and Hand by Magnolia and Hunter.  Today, Target continues to be committed to bringing our guests what they want, when they want it, where they want to shop - in our over 1,800 stores and on Target.com.We're looking for a Product Development and Sourcing Manager who is interested in putting their business, leadership and people skills to work. Be a leader and trendsetter by delivering your passion for retail to Target. Our team is our greatest asset, so we invest in the growth and development of our team, and have fun while doing it. Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals.  As a Product Development and Sourcing Manager, you'll take the lead as you…
  • Work with a cross-functional team including Target Merchants, Planning and Design to turn ideas into the merchandise our guests love
  • Partner with our global teams and vendors to deliver high-quality, trend-right merchandise at a great value for our guests
  • Use your experience and expetise to develop product development and sourcing strategies to support optimal value, speed, flexibility and deliver financial objectives
  • Create project/process mangement plans and timing and action calendars for the development of your product category. Lead/influence the cross functional team to success against your plans
  • Buiid strategic negotiation plans and utilize costing and business expertise to negotiate optimal cost and multivariable outcomes
Requirements
  • 4-year degree
  • Five+ years product development/sourcing experience
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Ability to think strategically and conceptually
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong negotiation and vendor management skills
  • Skill/experience in project and resource management in the development of product
  • Strong analytical and financial skill
  • Experience in performance shoes/activewear

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