Sr. Manager, Diversity & Inclusion

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Aug 16, 2019
Nov 09, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time

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.

A role in Diversity and Inclusion means the chance to promote these core values both inside and outside Target. We establish and cultivate internal and external partnerships to make sure Target reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. You will support team members in connecting with each other both personally and professionally. Diversity and Inclusion celebrates our different stories and recognizes the insight and value our team members bring to Target and the guests who love it.

As a Senior Manager, Diversity & Inclusion you will be a key strategic partner for business leadership, Human Resources, and team members. Whether through consulting, advising, providing internal/external insights, or giving leaders and team members the guidance that they need to be successful, you will be a knowledgeable and committed resource. You'll make a positive impact on building a safe and inclusive work environment where all dimensions of difference are valued and represented, while all team members feel welcome and able to bring their authenticity to deliver results. You'll also help champion a diverse workforce where there is equity in hiring, development, and advancement regardless of a team members dimensions of difference.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Senior Manager, Diversity & Inclusion, you'll take the lead as you...
  • Serve as subject matter expert to consult with the business diversity & inclusion teams as well as HR partners to understand areas of D&I opportunity to effectively build and align short term and long term strategies and tactics to deliver enterprise and business results.
  • Collaborate with partners to effectively integrate D&I into current business strategies and operational routines.
  • Stay connected internally and externally, leveraging data, insights, and industry trends to lead, influence, support, and facilitate organizational change to foster D&I.
  • Act as a coach, trusted partner and confidant in helping leaders and team members build inclusion acumen through personal curiosity, immersive experiences and topical training.
  • Lead visible cross-functional project teams to build solutions across a wide range of D&I related projects.

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

About you:
  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 6-8 years of strategy development and/or work in human resources or diversity & inclusion
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills; can design, develop, and deliver innovative solutions
  • Proven track record or critical thinking; ability to leverage data and insights to influence and develop/track solutions
  • Strong collaboration skills to partner with broad cross-functional teams; proven abilities to execute multiple tasks simultaneously with quality results
  • Flexibility, resiliency and nimbleness; comfortable working in "grey areas"
  • Ability to Influence a broad group of stakeholders, partners and senior leaders - without direct authority
  • Is flexible, resilient, and is willing to perform varying duties depending on the shifting needs of the company, the strategy, and the work.
  • Connects and integrates strategies across multiple spaces easily.
  • High levels of initiative and self-motivation.

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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