Lead Marketplace Ops Analyst

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Apr 24, 2021
Closes
May 16, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
Lead Marketplace Ops Analyst Target Plus

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. If you excel in fast-changing environments and have a passion for retail and the guest shopping experience, you'll have success in Target Plus™, Target's growing online marketplace. Here, you'll collaborate to create and implement the digital strategies that enrich the online experience for third-party marketplace sellers and guests. Your ideas will support scalable growth and create efficiencies for the Target Plus merchandising and operations teams.

Join Target's Digital team, as a Lead Marketplace Operations Analyst for Target +, Target's platform for a curated assortment of product from the industry's best third-party Brands and Sellers ("Partners"). As a team member on Target + you will lead cross-program projects focused on process optimization and enablement of new functions and features on the platform. Primary responsibilities of the Lead Marketplace Operations Analyst are:
  • Use partner & market research, partner feedback, program insights and competitive analysis to identify new opportunities and enhancements to improve business and partner performance
  • Develop & execute project plans for strategic business problems by utilizing standard project/program management methodologies
  • Identify Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for project performance, report out on project updates, performance and key risks/issues to delivery
  • Influence product teams by developing business problem statements, objectives and business
  • Benchmark competitive landscape to drive evolution of Target Plus vendor partner strategy cases for product solutions
  • Lead change management and communication of large program process, policy, and product changes
  • Lead process improvement initiatives through the disciplined use of measurements, accountability, and analysis
  • Work with multiple user groups to resolve process questions, assess user needs, and recommend changes to business processes to enable process efficiency & remove redundancy


  • Requirements:
  • Four-year degree in related field
  • 8+ years of experience in project management, process improvement or related field
  • Marketplace and/or e-commerce experience
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills to pull insights out of data and drive action
  • Proven experience in process improvement utilizing coordinated methodologies such as Lean, Six Sigma, etc.
  • Mastery of project management methodologies with a record of successful implementation (PMP or equivalent certification preferred)
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to interact with mid to senior level leaders within and outside of the organization


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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