Lead Talent Development & Change Consultant, Client Engagement

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Mar 14, 2019
Apr 27, 2019
Human Resources
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: Lead TD&C Consultant, Client Eng

About 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.

Working in Talent Development and Change, (formerly L&D and OCM) we strive to ensure our talent is growing as fast or faster than the company and that they have the capability, confidence, and culture/climate needed to “help all families discover the joy of everyday life.” You will focus on helping the Target team adopt behaviors and continuously learn throughout key moments in their career.  Your focus will be to ensure the organization is ready, willing and able to function at their best throughout transitions and transformations today and in the future.  

As a Lead Client Engagement Consultant for Talent Development & Change, you will,

Serve as an interface point for your business client's team member development and behavior change needs Identify the most critical talent gaps and key moments or transitions that require talent development and/or change management support (in partnership with HR and senior leaders). Execute on our service model by:

•Marketing a common portfolio of development tools available to everyone when they need them
•Create learning experiences to invest and build new capabilities prioritized with the Leadership Team
•Develop our talent (team members and leaders) through large organizational transitions
•Gather insights and data about our talent to inform the development needs of the future
•Identify and amplify stories of impact to showcase proof points of what's working well

The exciting part of retail? It's always changing!  Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description.  Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:

•4-year college degree or equivalent experience
•Broad talent development and/or change management experience
•Expert consulting skills (includes ability to lead, communicate, influence and demonstrate strong executive presence, business acumen and strategic mindset)
•Effectively led large complex cross-functional efforts and programs (including handling project intake, root cause analysis, scope and maintaining service level agreements, develop resource recommendations, and consulting)
•Proven ability to build broad and deep business acumen quickly
•Experience developing robust strategic communication plans (Public Relations/ Marketing skills)
•Experience curating and developing a portfolio of internal and external development content
•Background in either facilitation or design thinking


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