Principal Product Owner - Pricing

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Mar 16, 2019
Closes
Mar 31, 2019
Category
Management
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: PRINCIPAL PRODUCT OWNER

About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Target Merchandising is evolving at an incredible pace. We are constantly reimagining how this $70 billion retailer offers the innovative, guest-inspiring items that Target is known and loved for. Our goal is to deliver exceptional value, quality and style to elevate Target as the premier retailer in a competitive global marketplace. Through intelligent and progressive business strategies that make the most of Target's resources and partnerships worldwide, Merchandising works across product categories to create a localized shopping experience online and in our 1800 stores. Are you a creative problem solver who loves to see your work translate into real results? Can you collaborate effectively, execute a plan efficiently and positively influence how Target chooses and presents the right product in the right place at the right price? If so, you will have success on one of our dynamic teams.

A role with the Pricing & Promotion Center of Excellence (COE) means you're on a mission with merchants to develop the enterprise-wide pricing and promotion strategies. Your work will impact millions of dollars in the form of everyday retail prices, promotional strategy and effectiveness, clearance management and competitive pricing. Here, you'll be a key business consultant to merchants and develop relationships with buyers, senior buyers and leaders. Your strong partnership with Marketing will bring offers to life for guests, and you'll also work closely with Store Operations, Finance and other key support areas.

Product teams at Target Corporation are accountable for the delivery of product outcomes.  Product outcomes are a combination of delivering business value features, and creating a technology system that is easily maintained and highly reliable. Product teams have one shared backlog that is inclusive of all product, technology and design work.

As a Principal Product Owner, you will work in the product model and will lead the development of a comprehensive product strategy and set key business objectives (OKRs) for your respective product area.You will need to leverage extensive knowledge of your product, as well as, customer feedback and other relevant data points to assess value, develop cases, and prioritize the direction and desired outcomes for your product.

You will be the “voice of the product” to all outside stakeholders to ensure that their needs are met and that the product team is getting the leadership and support that it needs to be successful.You will need to cultivate strong relationships across the enterprise in order to drive collaboration and alignment with key partners and stakeholders across pyramids.

You will develop and actively maintain a product roadmap outlining prioritization for the customer themes, technical needs, and design challenges to be delivered and you will be accountable to make final decisions on scope and prioritization relative to the product backlog.You will be accountable to create and manage product objectives and key results, key metrics for your product, as well as related P&L impacts.

You will oversee progress against product backlogs to ensure work and priorities are in line with the product strategy while prioritizing themes, epics, and stories, to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with the product strategy.

Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:

4 year degree and 10+ years of experience (or equivalent experience)Strong communication skillsExperience with technology and ability to facilitate communication between business and technology teamsExperience working in an agile environment (e.g. user stories, iterative development, etc)Expert in product area



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