Small Formats Lead - Run State Performance & Program Management

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Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Aug 10, 2018
Closes
Aug 21, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: Small Formats Lead: Run State Performance and Program ManagementAbout us:Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.Target's distinctive brand love is infused throughout its many physical locations by the Properties teams. We have a direct and positive impact on the real estate, design, construction and maintenance of our stores, distribution centers and headquarters. Are you ready to help strategically grow Target's brand through leading-edge design, development, construction and preservation? Can you effectively balance the efficiencies of a large-design build company with the unique challenges and innovative solutions required by individual sites? Then take your place on one of our Properties teams, and help us make the most of Target's physical assets, both in the U.S. and overseas.
A role with our team means working on transforming our stores and how our guest interacts with them. PRIMARY FUNCTIONYou will play a vital role leading the Small Formats cross functional team (CFT) in achieving financial goals, building strategic plans to amplify existing stores performance and driving process improvements.  The role will require program management skills as you lead the Existing Store Performance and Special Projects CFTs through weekly and monthly meetings, prioritizing the financial impact of projects and drive financial performance.  You will also be responsible for driving individual strategic projects, identifying opportunities to amplify financial performance, putting plans in place to advance those projects and gaining CFT support for implementation.  Strong presentation skills will be essential and part of your weekly routine as you provide direction to the CFT and communicate the prioritization and status of current and future projects. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Lead work focused on improving sales and profitability while optimizing expenses
  • Responsible for broad program management, providing direction and creating accountability for cross functional partners numbering over 160+ TM's.  Oversees existing store performance/process and prioritizes recommendations on capital spend for existing stores.
  • Develops presentations for varying audience levels to gain consensus on special projects
  • Develop communication vehicles & content to provide updates to stakeholders, the broader organization, leadership team and the board
  • Drive Existing Outcomes (EO) strategic projects aimed at amplifying existing store performance.
  • Coordinate across stakeholders, and identify dependencies across group and with broader organization; define future operating model needs for existing stores that would impact our Team, Core Merchandising, Our Stores Organization and Key Support Partners
  • Support development and career planning for the team
  • Develop and create test & learn culture to quickly test ideas and adjust; align short and long term goals to capitalize on this approach
  • Job duties may change at any time due to business needs
About you:
  • Four year degree or equivalent experience  
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in all situations with great interpersonal skills 
  • Strong reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills 
  • Proven ability to motivate teams and manage conflict 
  • Ability to interpret and understand policies and procedures and relate them to others 
  • Strong presentation skills, (Power Point) ability to tailor messaging to several audiences
  • Experience leading strategic initiatives
  • Experience leading Cross Functional Team efforts with proven results track record 
  • Synthesizer with an analytical mindset (able to balance between art and science)
  • Enterprise mindset with strong cross-functional leadership and organizational influence to operate effectively across areas
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results quickly and consistently

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