Sr Store Design Manager

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Sep 16, 2018
Closes
Oct 05, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: SR. STORE DESIGN MANAGER About 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 in Store Design means the opportunity to apply your innovative and sustainable architectural design and technical expertise. Your work will help define the physical experience and evolve the brand image in stores and in support of Target business strategies. You'll interpret program and scope details to integrate them with the site design and aesthetic, including new stores inside and out, exteriors and interiors, small flex formats, remodels and innovation projects. PRIMARY FUNCTION/PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAs a Sr. Manager in Store Design you will be responsible for pyramid client management with accountability to deliver end to end strategic design solutions in order to provide a unified and holistic experience for the guest. You'll be the main Target Properties point of contact for any in-store change requests within a given pyramid (inclusive of sales floor, operational and process changes) and develop strong working relationships, as a strategic partner, with divisional VP, pyramid SVP & cross functional partners.  Through the project management of cross functional teams, you will be responsible for project approval, resources, and scope of new pyramid strategies.  Using your skills and talents, you will create and present projects for approval to project teams, enterprise partners and executive leadership.As a Sr. Manager you will research, document and present benchmarking and industry trends to the Store Design team for the assigned business.  You will manage external design consultants as projects require inclusive of RFPs, contracts & all aspects of design scope, schedule & budget.  You will develop, train and coach designers through mentoring, formal training, and by example; specifically related to business strategy, industry trends, and current/future processes.Job duties may change at any time due to business needsAbout you:
  • 4-year related degree; Design degree preferred
  • 8-10 years in relevant work experience
  • Outstanding leadership skills; ability to provide direction, develop and implement processes, motivate others, and build consensus with large groups
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work well with others & contribute to a positive work environment; ability to mentor and coach others.
  • Outstanding project management skills to successfully manage scope, schedule, budget and resources in order to effectively and efficiently deliver assigned projects.
  • Outstanding analytical & strategic problem solving skills; highly developed understanding of company's strategic direction and ability to interpret and communicate senior management direction. 
  • Design point of view with proven ability to effectively present design projects to senior or executive management
  • Highly motivated & committed to the development of high-quality work and personal productivity; outstanding ability to coordinate multiple projects, develop and implement schedules, and prioritize workload; desire to work in a fast-paced, challenging and constantly changing environment

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