Corporate Responsibility Program Manager

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jul 20, 2021
Jul 24, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Job Title: Corporate Responsibility Program Manager

Classification: Exempt

Date: July 2021

About us:

Be a trusted partner to the Target CR Team by driving enterprise integration and execution of Target's enterprise sustainability strategy, Target Forward. A role with CR means you will be part of a team that helps shape Target's environmental and social strategies to drive impact for our guests, team members, communities, and planet. Bring your passion and expertise to help Target leverage its size and scale for broader good.

As a Program Manager, you will be responsible for leading projects and initiatives that create impact and help achieve set aspirations/goals within the social and environmental business integration portfolio. The ideal candidate is able to demonstrate versatility, adaptability, and a curious, learning-focused mind-set as initiative and project objectives will range greatly.

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. However, job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Develop and cultivate relationships with cross-functional partners to plan, manage, and execute on a wide-range of enterprise-wide commitments and projects
  • Ensure implementation plans are effectively managed and milestones are achieved
  • Collect data, analyze key performance metrics, and create assets to communicate recommendations for environmental and social initiatives across the company
  • Manage project budgets, schedules, actions, workplans, and resources to project completion
  • Manage relationships with internal and external expert teams to support program delivery
  • Support teams across the Enterprise (notably including Merchandising, OBPDM, OBSD, Properties, and Supply Chain) on vendor and partner CR opportunities, commitments, and inquiries aligned with our issue and strategy focus
  • Drive unique initiatives that support enterprise-wide priorities (e.g., provide consultation on sustainability priorities)
  • Support the issue strategy prioritization and development process

About you:
  • Experience working in retail operations (Merchandising, Product Design/Sourcing, Supply Chain, Marketing, Properties, etc.) with a record of driving strong, proven business results
  • B.A. in relevant field (4 years)
  • 2-3 years business experience or equivalent professional experience
  • Ability to deliver results with a strong sense of urgency, both independently and as a CFT/team
  • Ability to be flexible, adaptable, and comfortable with ambiguity; able to effectively manage projects with differing objectives, milestones, and deliverables
  • Demonstrate ability to synthesize information and create compelling assets to communicate key messaging/recommendations
  • Demonstrate proven organizational, planning, and project management skills
  • Showcase strong, strategic interpersonal skills and ability to be successful in a highly collaborative work environment including both internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills with the ability to track, measure, identify, and implement business improvement solutions
  • Demonstrate dedication to problem-solving and being curious to new, innovative ways to drive business and social impact
  • Passion for continuous learning and ability to independently research and educate self on a variety of environmental and social sustainability topics

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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