Program Manager, Tech Talent Programs

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Nov 03, 2021
Dec 12, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Description

Every time a guest enters a Target store or browses, they experience the impact of Target's investments in technology and innovation. We're the technologists behind one of the most loved retail brands, delivering joy to millions of our guests, team members, and communities.

Join our global in-house technology team of more than 4,000 of engineers, data scientists, architects, coaches and product managers striving to make Target the most convenient, safe and joyful place to shop. We use agile practices and leverage open-source software to adapt and build best-in-class technology for our team members and guests-and we do so with a focus on diversity and inclusion, experimentation and continuous learning.

Recruiting and training entry level talent is a core element of Target's strategy to build a diverse and highly capable engineering team. Target offers a suite of programming to engage, onboard, and develop entry level program including multiple internship programs, training, and rotational experiences. Currently, this includes two internship experiences, a training and development program for first-time engineers, and a rotational experience program for entry-level engineers.

As a Program Manager, use your skills, experience and talents to execute these programs and deliver a positive experience for its participants and positive outcomes for the organization. You'll own the administration of entry level programs including clear communication of program schedule and events, strong organization and planning of key program activities, consistent program operations across classes, program measurement and evaluation, and execution of continuous program improvement and evolution. You will collaborate with a team of HR, talent and development, program management, and engineering teams, develop a calendar of key events, establish and execute a communication cadence and format, and facilitate key activities such as onboarding, training, cohorting, and milestone or recognition events.

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

  • 2-5+ years of relevant experience (Project or program management)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong program management organizational skills and high attention to detail with reporting and data
  • Critical thinking and problem solving capabilities
  • Initiative to operate in a self-directed manner, sometimes with ambiguous requirements

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong relationships across team, leader, and internal partners
  • Experience in technology or supporting a technology business preferred
  • Experience in the training and development field preferred

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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