Director Product Management - Digital

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Aug 31, 2020
Closes
Oct 04, 2020
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
Director Product Management - Digital

About us:

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

Right along with Target's distinctive retail brand, we are constantly improving and innovating our digital shopping experience. Are you ready to excel in the fast-changing retail environment? Are you a customer service enthusiast who's curious about the guest and can see the shopping journey through their eyes? Then you'll have success on the Digital Product team, whose goal is to offer guests a seamless digital shopping experience wherever they shop Target. Here, you'll collaborate to build easy, personalized, and connected experiences. Your ideas will support Target in complementing the beloved in-store shopping interaction with a convenient, reliable and instantly gratifying digital experience.

About the Job:

As a Product Director for Digital, you will be responsible for helping our guests find joy and inspiration through engaging shopping discovery, gifting, and registry across our web and flagship app experiences. You will be expected to craft the vision and story for your team holistically, considering both guest and business problems to identify future-focused opportunities. You will also be expected to understand and leverage the vast product ecosystem and strength of the marketing teams across Target to bring your vision to life. You will work closely with analysts, designers, engineers, product leaders, and business partners across the organization including Creative, Marketing, Merchandising, Technology, and Data Sciences.

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 Product Director, you will set the overall strategic vision for your product space and product team, are accountable for succeeding against identified business outcomes and metrics, will set and manage the product's budget and financials, set the short and long term product goals, and quarterly Objectives and Key Results (OKRs).

You will be accountable for building, coaching, and mentoring a strong team of product owners while also building a strong team culture of progress, transparency, and efficiency across Product teams. You will be responsible to elevate your collective team's performance by providing insightful, motivating, and constructive feedback to all roles on the team while also working with senior leadership and peers across pyramids to negotiate and remove execution related barriers for your teams.

You will drive product discovery with key stakeholders to validate hypotheses and concepts with customers before committing engineering time, as you lead highly complex work across multiple pyramids, with interrelated specialties. You will leverage data and analytics to provide competitive analysis, drive decision making, assess the health and effectiveness of your products and related P&L impacts, and to deliver recommendations to key stakeholders.

It will be critical that you possess an understanding of retail or similar area, relevant technologies and design principles in order to drive innovative and scalable solutions across multiple pyramids within Target. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
  • 4-year college degree (or equivalent experience)
  • 10+ years of retail experience or equivalent domain experience
  • Deep understanding of business metrics and customer insights, specifically around lifecycle management and customer loyalty.
  • Passion for consumer, technology, and product trends around customer engagement, personalization, data and privacy.
  • Experience with technology and ability to facilitate communication between business and technology teams
  • Strong communication skills and proven ability to influence both at a strategic leadership level and cross functionally
  • Expert at working in the 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
  • Ability to lead and influence a team while fostering relationships across multiple enterprise wide teams


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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