Lead Product Owner - Procure to Pay

Employer
Target
Location
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Posted
Jul 26, 2019
Closes
Oct 28, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:

LEAD PRODUCT OWNER

About us:

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

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 Lead Product Owner, you will work in the product model and will partner to develop a comprehensive product strategy, related roadmap, and set key business objectives (OKRs) for the Procure to Pay/Inventory Valuation product in Finance. You will need to leverage the knowledge of your product, as well as customer feedback and establish 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 key stakeholders to ensure that their needs are met and that the product team is getting the direction and support that it needs to be successful. You will develop and actively maintain a product roadmap and backlog outlining the customer themes, epics, and stories while prioritizing the backlog to focus on the highest impact work for your team and stakeholders.

You will encourage the open exchange of information and viewpoints, as well as inspire others to achieve challenging goals and high standards of performance while committing to the organization's direction. You will foster a sense of urgency to achieve goals and leverage resources to overcome unexpected obstacles, and partner with product teams across the organization to help them achieve their goals while pursuing and completing yours.

This Procure to Pay/Retail Inventory Valuationproduct owner role is a critical role in the Finance pyramid focused onthe proper financial valuation of receipts, scan based trading, and vendor profitability systems. This product is also responsible for the establishmentand executionof astrategyto keep currentretail accountinginventory valuation landscape whole as we significantly modernize the upstream systems.The product is undergoing significant transformationdue to thetechnology modernization and enterprise strategic initiatives.Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
  • 4-year college degree (or equivalent experience)
  • 6 + years of retail experience or equivalent domain experience
  • Ability tocommunicate complex concepts in easy-to-understand terminology
  • Able to apply knowledge of how a product is designed, built, deployed, and maintained in an enterprise environment
  • Experience with technology and ability to facilitate communication between business and technology teams
  • Experience working in an agile environment (e.g. user stories, iterative development, etc.)
  • Experience working in Supply Chain, Inventory Accounting, or Accounts Payable


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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