Asset Protection Lead Business Partner - Portfolio Manager

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Dec 21, 2018
Jan 16, 2019
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 Assets Protection is continuing to transform the
way it operates. Here, your work directly supports the store mission to be the guest favorite
through successfully analyzing, developing and communicating optimal operating model and
allocation for our 1,800 locations nationwide.

One of the world's leading and most recognized brands requires an industry-leading Asset
Protection team who function to provide a safe & secure environment for our team members and
guests, and meets the financial goals of shortage and profitability in a Target store.
Use your talents and experience to demonstrate self-direction, detailed problem solving, strategic
communication, independent judgement and decision making in order to drive results for Assets

As an Assets Protection Portfolio Manager, you will:

  • 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.
  • Leverage Assets Protections wide project management 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 Assets
  • Protection.
  • Strategically map out key milestones with business leaders while considering the stores
  • organization and ensuring proper sequencing.
  • Effectively lead large cross-functional teams through major Assets Protection initiatives
  • such as Store Operating Model project work.
  • Effectively project manage impactful events such as our spring and fall national meetings
  • for our Assets Protection field leaders.
  • Identify and address key decisions, messages and risks via appropriate escalation
  • Partner with business teams to better understand enhancements or adjustments to key
  • strategies.
  • Partners with Store Operations Strategy & Planning team to ensure strategies fit into the
  • collective operating cadence and governance routines.
  • 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
  • Demonstrated resiliency to a fast-paced, changing retail environment¬†
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent project, process and change management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build an optimal strategy for the business and put plans in place
  • to execute on the strategy
  • 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 status quo and resolve problems that are without clear precedent
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and working in highly collaborative
  • environments
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Desired MBA and previous stores experience


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