Lead Product Owner - Marketing & Advertising Technology

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Aug 06, 2020
Closes
Oct 04, 2020
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.

Fueling the continued success of one of the world's most beloved and recognized brands is a distinctly capable, creative and innovative Marketing organization well known for inspiring and surprising guests, and we pride ourselves on connecting them to the products and experiences they expect and deserve from Target.

Roundel, Target's publishing division, offers the world's leading advertisers industry leading digital advertising solutions. More than ¾ of American adults shop Target, which translates into incredible scale for advertisers to connect directly with our guests and deliver best-in-class marketing outcomes! We design and deliver impactful marketing for brands and their agencies resulting in engagement and incremental sales that can be measured online and in-store all in premium, brand-safe environment.

About the Job:

As a leader with Roundel, you will be an integral part of defining the future while leading the present by identifying, developing and managing critical channels for ad inventory growth - to be incorporated in Roundel's media ecosystem.

As the Lead Product Owner - Supply, you will be responsible for building our automated creative solution and developing our sponsored search platform. You will establish and deliver a strategy and roadmap that propels Roundel as a differentiated leader in the advertising industry through a platform that helps our Roundel creative team be best-in-class. You will help harness the value of Target, data and insights to help our advertising clients succeed through Roundel capabilities.

Product Teams at Target Corporation are accountable for the delivery of business outcomes enabled through technology and analytic products that are easy to use, 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 lead the development of a comprehensive product strategy and set key business objectives (OKRs) for your respective product domain. You will need to leverage extensive knowledge of your product, as well as, customer feedback, key data and analytics, and other relevant data points to assess value, develop business cases, and prioritize the direction and desired outcomes for your product.

You will be the "voice of the product" to all outside stakeholders advocating for your product and ensuring their needs are met and that the product team is getting the leadership and support that it needs to be successful. You will need to cultivate strong relationships across the enterprise in order to drive collaboration and alignment with key partners and stakeholders across pyramids.

You will develop and actively maintain a product roadmap outlining prioritization for the customer themes, technical needs, and design challenges to be delivered and you will be accountable to make final decisions on scope and prioritization relative to the product backlog. You will be accountable to create and manage product objectives and key results, key metrics for your product, as well as related P&L impacts.

You will oversee progress against product backlogs to ensure work and priorities are in line with the product strategy while prioritizing themes, epics, and stories, to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with the product strategy. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
  • 4-year college degree (or equivalent experience)
  • 6+ experience working in an Agile product environment
  • Technical product experience focused on advertising and marketing technology
  • Experience with technology and ability to facilitate communication between business and technology teams
  • Strong communication skills with proven ability to influence peers, key stakeholders and leaders
  • Expert at working in an agile environment (e.g. user stories, iterative development, scrum teams, sprints, personas)
  • Strategic mindset and bias for action with strong ability for strategic planning, defining ORKs and driving business outcomes
  • Expert in product area


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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