Strategy Implementation Lead

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Oct 27, 2021
Oct 29, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time

As a Strategy Implementation Lead, you will work alongside team members from the Strategy Implementation team and core business functions to bring Target's enterprise strategies to life. You will do this by working with a team to bring data-driven problem solving approaches and iterative capability building to address Target's most meaningful enterprise challenges and drive sustained profitable growth. This includes leading efforts to deeply understand the current operations and performance of the business and designing detailed operational and financial business models to bring new strategies to life. You will support the business teams through rapid problem solving, prototyping and testing, and the implementation of new capabilities and processes that deliver and sustain performance. Additionally, you will coordinate and lead both small and large working sessions with business stakeholders that drive to conclusions, agreement and outcomes. Working with the Director and/or Principal of Strategy Implementation, you'll execute detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports. ​

Core responsibilities of this job are described within the job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business need.​

About You:​

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field; advanced degree preferred​
  • 5+ years of practical experience, including strategic operations consulting roles, retail, supply chain, or other applicable industry experience​
  • Experience developing plans to achieve company / business unit strategies​
  • Experience leading cross-functional groups to develop and implement new capabilities​
  • Strong problem solving skills. Ability to break down problems into fundamental parts, identify root causes, synthesize findings, and make informed decisions​

  • Experience with different types of analysis (e.g., financial analysis and modeling, process analysis, statistical measurement analysis) ​
  • Competent in project management; has the ability to manage tight deadlines ​
  • Proven ability to influence and communicate complex ideas effectively, verbally and in writing (including comfort with Excel and PowerPoint) ​
  • Ability to take risks, learn quickly, challenge the status quo, and work under ambiguous circumstances��

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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