Building Regulatory Strategy Lead

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Feb 25, 2021
Mar 03, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
About us:

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

Target's distinctive brand love is infused throughout its many physical locations by the Properties teams. We have a direct and positive impact on the real estate, design, construction and maintenance of our stores, distribution centers and headquarters. Are you ready to help strategically grow Target's brand through leading-edge design, development, construction and preservation? Can you effectively balance the efficiencies of a large-design build company with the unique challenges and innovative solutions required by individual sites? Then take your place on one of our Properties teams, and help us make the most of Target's physical assets, both in the U.S. and overseas.

A role in Construction means supporting the planning and execution of the new store, remodel, supply chain and innovation plans and projects. From large program rollouts to unique special projects, new small-format stores and large-format ground-up construction, supply chain, HQ, compliant maintenance of all target properties. Your role will be in service to help support the management of scope, schedule and budget for all Target construction projects, including adhering to the project timeline, coordinating and overseeing the onsite construction process and turnover. You'll support keeping all of the players and partners aligned with effective communication between vendors, general contractors, field leadership and project teams.

As a Building Regulatory Strategy Lead, you will manage, develop, troubleshoot and coordinate programs, processes and strategies for building regulations and code compliancy throughout all Target Properties, including Targets Stores, Supply Chain, HQ, and ongoing Guest initiatives. Ensures that there is a consistent application of code related requirements throughout design, construction and operations of the Enterprise.

Coordinates and drives training programs that maximizes team member, consultant, expediter and contractor interpretation of applicable and governing construction code regulations. Identifies code compliancy design interpretations that negatively impact Target and works with project teams and jurisdiction to resolve.

Uses ability to educate and influence design and merchant partners in Federal ADA to and local accessibility requirements to provide guest solutions. Partners effectively with Target legal partners to study and research claims and inferences regarding ADA and reasonable accommodations.

Build and develop your network of the building official industry by routine benchmarking leveraging your network and challenge jurisdictions on code/design requirements staying abreast of code cycles, amendments and advise on risk related to regulatory measures.

Job duties may change at any time due to business needs

About you:
  • 4 year degree or Technical training in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering, Code administration, Design, Permit Expediting
  • 7-10 years' relevant experience
  • Works with minimal supervision, acts with a sense of integrity, urgency conflict resolution, acting as one team & drives execution by operating effectively with ambiguity
  • Effectively makes connections across the company and industry,
  • Provides clarity, escalates effectively and certainty- Effective communication & decision making skills?
  • Industry expert, leader amongst peers
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of time
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

Even better if:
  • Willingness to acquire industry certifications as needed
  • Job Related Experience: CBO, CFM, Trade Certifications, ICC certified, CASp

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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