Associate Project Manager- Construction

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mar 11, 2021
Apr 20, 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 across the U.S.

A role in Construction means leading theexecution of the new store, remodel and innovation plans and projects. From large program rollouts to unique special projects, new small-format stores and large-format ground-up construction you'll help manage the scope, schedule and budget for all types of Target construction projects. This includes adhering to the project timeline, coordinating and overseeing the onsite construction process and turnover. You'll keep all of the players and partners aligned with effective communication between external vendors, general contractors, internal Target field leadership and project teams.

As an Associate Project Manager in Construction, you'll help develop and manage scopes, budgets, and schedules; as well as direct, supervise, and control the construction and fixture installation process for assigned projects to meet established goals and objectives. You'll act as an Owners Site Representatives in managing the on-site construction team, facilitating open communications to ensure timely project execution, managing projects to highest quality standards. Learn how to manage projects ranging from single location projects to large program rollouts, unique special projects, remodels, unique small format new stores and large format new store/ground-up construction. You'll gain experience reviewing and analyzing contractor bids, make recommendations and approve subcontractor bids, conduct contract negotiations, review and approve changes to the contract and applications for payments, and close out all necessary contracts. You'll learn to conduct cross-functional meetings to monitor the activities and budgets of other departments that affect the projects. You will gain experience managing program change, solving, and communicating problems to ensure prompt resolution. In this role your key focus will be in ensuring successful project execution while maintaining Target's quality standards.

Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:

  • 4-year degree, preferably in Construction Management, Engineering, or Architecture
  • Experience in construction project management
  • Requires knowledge of construction processes, best practices and industry standards
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills

  • Highly self-motivated and committed to the development of high-quality work and productivity
  • Requires travel

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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