Principal M&A and Org Design Consultant

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Jan 05, 2019
Jan 24, 2019
Human Resources
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: Principal M&A and Org Design ConsultantAbout us:
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Target Human Resources is well known for its signature ability to build the very best teams, and we infuse our work with Target's distinctive retail brand by continuously experimenting, evolving and innovating. With the chance to positively impact nearly 350,000 people worldwide in our stores, distribution centers and headquarters, you'll be a strategic partner to both the leaders and the team members who elevate and nurture the Target guest experience. Our dynamic, passionate and responsive team comprises specialized people-professionals from several diverse disciplines. We operate behind the scenes to create a progressive culture of value, respect, reward and professional advancement.

As a Principal M&A and Org Design Consultant you will be the primary HR point of contact for all M&A activity in addition to leading org design engagements across the enterprise. The individual in this position will lead the HR M&A lifecycle from assessing opportunities through due diligence, integration planning and integration execution. You will also lead organization design engagements, conduct organization design reviews, and partner with our Talent COE and HR Generalist teams in building capabilities for the enterprise. Some of the core responsibilities are:

• Lead overall M&A work for HR including but not limited to assessing opportunity, due diligence, closing, integration and transitioning to run state
• Identify and engage the appropriate HR resources to conduct due diligence, assigning roles and responsibilities appropriately
• Act as the liaison between HR and Corporate Development on all potential deal activity; advise the Officer of Corporate Development on HR considerations to assess strategic fit of each acquisition
• Refine the framework and strategy for the HR components of M&A, including the development of portfolio tools, approaches, and playbook
• Develop the HR strategy for each acquisition, including level of integration of acquisition team members and level of oversight as related to day-to-day operations
• Develop and manage the HR Roadmap for each acquisition, which includes managing execution of day-to-day issues, tracking progress, risk mitigation, stakeholder engagement and resolving roadblocks
• Drive strategic alignment among the Leadership Team as related to key HR components of each acquisition
• Align and update the HR leadership team on M&A work
• Consult and lead op model projects, fostering the structures needed to support the development of key capabilities and the execution of the business strategy
• Through partnerships with leaders and HRG, review current organizational performance; make recommendations for organizational design and build organizational plans to support changes
• Stay up-to-date and informed on trends and innovations in organization design 
• Contribute to the establishment and maintenance of the org design principles and op model framework for the enterprise

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description.  Job duties may change at any time due to business needs

About you:
• Master's Degree
• At least 10 years of experience in HR & acquisitions 
• Strong technical knowledge in areas of HR processes, acquisitions, and org design
• Strategic thinking & influencing
• Strong project management skills, including a proven track record of leading large complex projects
• Experienced handing large amounts of sensitive data
• Superior interpersonal, facilitation, communication and consulting skills
• Ability to assess needs, influence, collaborate, deliver and partner at the most senior levels in the organization


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