Store Operations Portfolio Manager

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Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Dec 02, 2018
Closes
Dec 14, 2018
Category
Business, Other
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: About Us: Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.  Right on pace with Target's distinctive retail brand, Target Store Operations is continuing to transform the way it operates. Here, your work directly supports the store mission to be the guest favorite through successfully developing and communicating the processes for operations, style and experience, new structures, new operating models and new technology, and utilizing workforce management activities for our 1,800 locations nationwide. Store Operations manages and enhances the informational resources for researching and resolving operational issues, while guiding and communicating with the field team and leaders who use them. Are you a customer service enthusiast who can actively listen to many points of view and then visualize how they'll perform when operationalized in a store? Are you happy to partner with leaders as well as field team members who are often the experts on how well a process is working? Can you creatively envision more efficient processes and how they'll deliver a better experience for guests and team members? Do you possess the innovative mindset to question the status quo, and the confidence to work under varying degrees of ambiguity and well-informed experimentation? Then you'll have success on one of our dynamic teams. Use your talents and experience to demonstrate self-direction, detailed problem solving, independent judgement and decision making in order to drive results for Store Operations.  You will manage one or multiple Store Operations business portfolios.  You will drive coordination of activities across key process initiatives by coordinating the strategic planning across the portfolio while also evaluating key strategies and deliverables on a quarterly basis.  You will ensure that key stakeholders are consistently engaged across all major initiatives and strategies through strategic planning with peer leaders.  Primary outcome is delivering consistent and cohesive strategies where all key stakeholders are properly involved and where rigorous prioritization allows for resources to be spent and the initiatives that matter most.As a Portfolio Manager, you will:
  • Leverage Store Ops-wide tools to deliver strategic portfolio management across the assigned business portfolio considerate of key dates/milestones.
  • Lead a cadence of strategic reviews across key stakeholders to drive alignment and prioritization across the portfolio while connecting to broader cadence for all of Store Operations.
  • Strategically map out key milestones with business leaders while considering the stores organization and ensuring proper sequencing.
  • Work across business units to connect strategic goals to stores modernization and OKR governance process.
  • Establish toll gates and major dates for deliverables/share outs and connect them to broader information flow through all of Store Operations. 
  • Engage with SO strategy leaders to share insights of overall strategies inclusive of project impacts, collision point identification, and critical interdependencies for respective initiatives.
  • Identify and address key decisions, messages and risks via appropriate escalation
  • Partner with business teams to better understand any enhancements or adjustments to key strategies.
  • Works directly with VP(s) and owns execution of routine tasks through specific partners while also quarterly planning and ensuring proper milestones are met by business teams.  
  • While this is an individual contributor role, this role will work across several teams to drive timing and alignment of strategic deliverables.
  • Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.
  • About you: 
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 6+ years of experience in relevant business support or store support role 
  • Experience influencing key business partners, including senior leadership
  • Project and process management/ownership experience
  • Experience operating in an ambiguous and rapidly changing work environment
  • Ability to work independently with limited direction and in high intensity situations with tight deadlines
  • Ability to challenge upward and challenge the status quo, to resolve problems that are without clear precedent, and to influence and negotiate effectively 
  • Experience building and maintaining cross-functional working relationships 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Desired MBA and previous stores experience

  • Qualifications:

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