Lead Consultant HR Policy & Compliance

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sep 18, 2019
Oct 21, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time

About This Opportunity

The HR Policy & Compliance team is responsible for creating, managing, monitoring, and enforcing HR and employment-related policies and compliance programs for Target. As a member of Target's HR Policy & Compliance team, you will play an integral part in working with Human Resources, business, and legal teams to manage emerging risks, complex employment requirements, and internal workplace policy expectations. This will include tracking changes in legislation, working with labor and employment attorneys to understand legal and regulatory requirements, consulting with HR and business teams to translate requirements for technology and process development, build and perform ongoing monitoring for the effectiveness of controls, and create remediation action plans to mitigate identified risk.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be involved in the development of new and leading HR compliance solutions. As a Lead HR Policy & Compliance Consultant, you'll take the lead as you...

  • Consult on new business and technology initiatives to ensure compliance requirements are built into new work to ensure our risk profile does not increase.
  • Create and manage HR compliance programs leveraging Target's Compliance Management System, including documentation of findings and remediation plans
  • Build strong relationships with key business partners to enhance the integration of compliance requirements into their processes;
  • Analyze compliance industry trends and developments and assess the company's corresponding practices;
  • Actively participate in decision making with management and seek to understand the broader impact of decisions;
  • Deliver on projects from strategy development through execution, managing budget and resources accurately and on time, and reporting potential obstacles or risks.
  • Clearly communicate technical or specialized concepts to partners in other business areas.
  • Analyze applicable compliance laws and track changing legislation
  • Develop monitoring and testing processes and execute appropriate remediation follow-up in instances where controls are not operating as intended.
  • Develop and deliver training on the importance of our compliance programs and enterprise HR policies

Relevant Business Skills

  • Experience performing compliance gap assessments and implementing appropriate controls to close the gaps.
  • Experience with working with business partners to integrate compliance into projects at the point of inception
  • Understand how to align retail business strategies with compliance to enable the business.
  • Ability to think and act both strategically and tactically with respect to the needs of business clients and their objectives while ensuring that Target remains compliant with law, and industry best practices
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and develop working business relationships and trust
  • Motivated self-starter with ability to excel at multi-tasking in a fast paced environment

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 6-10 years' experience with compliance or regulatory issues
  • Problem solver; ability to identify problems, analyze data and present conclusions effectively
  • Strong verbal, written and presentations skills
  • Excellent PC skills (Excel, Word, Adobe, SharePoint)

Desired Requirements
  • Knowledge of Compensation and Benefits law and regulations
  • Knowledge of risk and compliance frameworks and methods preferred
  • Cross-functional knowledge of HR operations for an international company, particularly in the physical retail business
  • Experience managing HR projects and developing HR workplace policies
  • Knowledge of employment and labor law and regulations

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


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