Sr. Business Partner | Space Analytics

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sep 24, 2019
Oct 16, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
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.

A role within Space Analytics means you're on a mission to create better store space and experiences for our guest while maximizing profitable sales. The Space Analytics team studies multiple data sources to develop pyramid, division, and category space recommendations for all of Target's 1800+ stores. A Sr. Business Partner on the Space Analysis team combines financial modeling, category insights, and strategic priorities. Combining data analytics and consulting, this role provides the unique opportunity to influence category space allocation across the chain. In addition, you'll partner with cross-functional project teams in Merchandising, Store Design, Merchandise Planning, Finance, Store Operations and Visual Merchandising from strategy to execution to achieve an inspiring and convenient in-store guest experience.

As a Sr. Business Partner in Space Analysis, you will:
  • Help lead the development of our division and category space allocation strategy for 1,800+ stores, as well as elevating the role of business analytics in Space and Presentation.
  • Embrace a highly-analytical role with massive amounts of data and regular change, with a focus on making the right localized decisions for all stores
  • Partner with and influence (Sr.) leaders across Store Planning and Design, Space and Presentation, Finance, Merchandise, and Visual Merchandising teams to ensure Target's strategies come to life through space
  • Champion an agile, entrepreneurial spirit as you help lead within a newly-formed team
  • Partner with Data Sciences to further develop space analytical capabilities, generate insights, and forecast the financial impact of change
  • Be supported along the way with onboarding, as well as personal and career development, to help you grow as a strong Sr Business Partner.

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

About you:
  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of work experience
  • Strong analytical skills and experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain cross-functional working relationships across the enterprise
  • Ability to manage multiple shifting priorities in a dynamic, ambiguous environment

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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