New Stores Lead- New Stores Operations

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Oct 18, 2021
Dec 10, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time

New Stores Lead - New Stores Operations

Classification: Exempt

Date: 10/2021

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 with our New Stores and Properties Segmentation team means working on our new stores in vibrant urban environments or in close proximity to university campuses, developing new market entries to bring the Target experience to new guests or supporting prioritized guest segments and communities around the country. You will help identify, influence and implement efforts to better meet and exceed the needs and expectations of our Store Teams and our Guests.

As a New Stores Lead on the New Stores Operations team, you will be responsible for accelerating operational excellence in support Target's aggressive growth strategy to open our doors to new guests and communities across the country. You will do so by identifying underlining opportunities, managing large scope projects, mobilizing teams throughout the company, and ultimately improving our operations and processes to ensure we open new stores successfully. Projects could include developing scale capabilities needed for the long-term financial and operational health of our new stores or designing process improvements to remove our biggest roadblocks. Your ability to leverage experts from across the enterprise, synthesize, and advocate for best-for-Guest solutions will fuel your success in this space.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Prioritize projects and define the scope, people, process, tools, technology, and operating models needed to make progress against goals
  • Own overall program management and execution of critical change management
  • Lead, influence, and drive accountability across a diverse cross-functional teams spanning Construction, Store Design, Store Operations, Procurement, Marketing, Merchandising, Finance, SP&T, and GSCL
  • Develop and monitor tools and reporting to enable teams to move faster without missing critical considerations
  • Job duties may change at any time due to business needs

About you:
  • Bachelors Degree, BA/BS
  • 7+ years of retail or related business experience
  • Strong problem solving, project management, and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated history of managing a diverse cross functional team
  • Strong collaboration skills and an ability to influence without authority
  • Proven ability to motivate teams and manage conflict
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results quickly and consistently

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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