Director, Benefits Planning & Analysis

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Oct 04, 2019
Oct 23, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Director Benefits Planning and Analysis

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 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.

Working within Pay & Benefits, you'll provide expertise and support to ensure that Target continues to provide competitive benefits offerings that help us stand out in the sea of other places candidates can chose. You'll develop great relationships. And you'll help team members understand their compensation.

We'll support you along the way with robust onboarding, as well as personal and career development, to help you grow as a strong Director of Benefits Analysis. The exciting part of retail? It's always changing! Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

As the Director Benefits Planning and Analysis, you will lead a team that develops and delivers on the Pay & Benefits strategic priorities. Your team leads analysis of current and future benefits programs for all of Target. Other responsibilities include:

  • Lead financial, strategic and statistical analysis involved in designing, developing and managing health and financial well-being programs
  • Recommend investment prioritization based on quantitative and qualitative considerations that align with Target's pay and benefits strategy and differentiates us from competitors
  • Partner with finance in developing a long range financial plan and annual goal that delivers high quality, cost effective and market competitive benefit programs to our team members
  • Establish, monitor, and measure key performance indicators to assess the effectiveness (quality outcomes and cost efficient) of existing and emerging benefits offerings
  • Partner with HR leaders to identify cost savings opportunities to fund future investment in team members and assess analytical needs across Target's portfolio of offerings
  • Conduct annual evaluations of coverage and policies to assess ROI and competitiveness of existing offerings
  • Assess external landscape and engage with peers in the industry to understand competitor, business, and regulatory trends that will inform long term road-map of benefits priorities for Target.
  • Partner with Talent Analytics and Vendors to maintain robust suite of tools and data needed for reporting and analysis
  • Lead, coach and develop a highly motivated team and create the long term vision for team structure and priorities

About you:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience; plus 5+ years HR, Finance or analytics experience preferred
  • Demonstrated success building, leading, and developing high performing teams
  • Strong business and financial acumen
  • Results oriented, being able to anticipate key issues and problems and come to resolution quickly
  • Strategic thinker that can effectively present ideas to all levels of the organization
  • Ability to think critically and navigate through complex problems, analyze processes, synthesize data and results and drive toward solutions
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills

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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