Professional Procurement Services - Contract & Catalog Operations

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jul 29, 2021
Aug 08, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
About us:
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Right on pace with Target's distinctive and beloved retail brand, the Procurement Team works across the business to maximize every resource, asset and relationship. We use good data, in-depth analysis and cross-functional insights to identify and communicate best practices, elevating our sourcing and procurement activities to achieve their very highest potential.

As a Professional, Procurement Services you'll take the lead to partner with Sourcing leaders and clients to leverage your working knowledge in the area of Procure to Pay (P2P), exhibiting functional knowledge of tools, processes and techniques to support catalogs and Rate Compliant Spend. You will utilize existing systems and business processes across the functional area to execute work in a timely fashion. By monitoring and utilizing feedback systems, you will be able to inform suppliers and internal partners of adherence to and deviations from documented expectations. In this role, recommending ideas and planning for continuous improvement with internal partners and supplier input is key. Support Sourcing and Procurement on contractual structures of pricing agreements to ensure ability to systematically control pricing and rates. You will work independently with Sourcing and Procurement teams to identify and execute projects associated with catalogs, Invoice Against Contract (IAC) and rate compliant spend while holding them accountable to process and project spend goals. As you assist the COE with the creation of Pricing agreements and amendments, you will be capturing information to support rate compliant catalogs & Invoice against Contract (IAC) contract builds for invoicing. You'll process related contract pricing documents tied to catalogs & Invoice against Contract (IAC) for execution and document management. By building new catalogs & Invoice against Contract in SAP and Ariba you will also need to play an active role in maintaining existing catalogs & Invoice against Contract (IAC). In this role you will provide support to Sourcing and Procurement on new contracts that will be tied to catalogs & Invoice against Contract (IAC) and facilitate Amendment and catalog/IAC set up/changes between Vendors, Strategic Sourcing Leaders, and Clients. You will be responsible for various reporting needs as it pertains to contracting and rate compliant spend. Troubleshoot and problem solve system and process issues, and make recommendations on improvements to remediate issues or deliver innovation. You'll take on independent projects to support catalog growth & IAC and drive rate compliant spend, as well as participate in team projects to ensure contracted pricing is captured appropriately to facilitate catalog/IAC set up and ordering. You'll leverage your communication skills to communicate effectively with support partners, cross functional teams (CFT), vendors and COE teams. You'll be responsible for reprioritizing work with limited direction and complete additional duties as assigned. Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience using business systems to execute controlled processes
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with experience in public speaking or making presentations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule around sourcing events and support contracting demands
  • Strong analytical and technical aptitude

Even Better If:
  • SAP and Ariba experience
  • Experience using Electronic Signature
  • Experience or familiarity with contracting mechanics

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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