Sr Manager Data Analytics, Ops Intelligence

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Nov 16, 2021
Dec 03, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Target is one of the world's most recognized brands and the second-largest retailer in the United States. One of the world's leading and most recognized brands requires an industry-leading Asset Protection team who ensures the safety and security of our team and guests, and profitability. Behind Target's best loved brands is a uniquely capable and brilliant team of data scientists, engineers and analysts. Target's analytic team members create the tools and data products to sustainably educate and enable our business partners to make great data-based decisions at Target. As the Senior Manager in Operations Intelligence, you'll be responsible for reporting, analysis, and data for our Global Transportation & Logistics organization that supports our international and domestic transportation networks. In this role you'll serve as an advocate of our data-driven culture, lead a team of analysts and build an effective reporting/data ecosystem, analyze the results, and provide strategic recommendations. You'll use market-leading tools and data automation to make a positive impact that's felt across the business. You'll partner closely with our Product, Technology Data Sciences, and business partners to identify gaps in reporting and analytics offerings and democratizing data and insights as you strive to deliver tools to your partners and enable them to make better decisions quicker.

As the Sr Manager in Operations Intelligence you'll take the lead as you...
  • Put integrity, ethics and inclusivity at the heart of everything they do.
  • Design and implement the strategy for OI Metrics & Reporting for International, Domestic Fist Mile, Middle Mile Transportation as well as Transportation Finance and Global Trade.
  • Build a high performing team through talent pipeline planning, hiring, setting clear expectations and performance management.
  • Lead a team of data analysts providing strategic guidance on projects and development guidance, which help build Target's future leaders.
  • You will foster innovation to develop practical solutions to long standing problems.
  • Work with Transportation teams and leaders to define a problem, find the requisite data and propose solutions based on data analysis.
  • Understand and anticipate problems and move to solve them quickly.
  • Create and automate reporting and insights at scale that informs and influences business decisions.
  • Democratize data and insights as you strive to deliver self-service tools to your partners and enable them to make better decisions quicker.
  • Effectively communicate with and educate business leaders on data insights.
  • Collaborate with business leaders, peers and technology partners to mature data foundations, analytics capabilities and mathematical applications that drive the business.
  • Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
  • Minimum BS degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Economics or equivalent experience in other related quantitative field
  • 2+ plus years of experience in developing BI solutions including: analysis, design, coding, testing, and report building
  • Understand the Product model and ability to work and lead an Agile team
  • Demonstrated ability to drive efforts from concept to implementation and influence across all levels of the organization
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and analytical acumen
  • Superior communication, listening, and organizational skills
  • Inquisitive on Big Data technology - current on new ideas and tools utilized in BIA
  • Good understanding of data structures and the designing of algorithms
  • Good understanding of mathematical concepts and ability to grasp complex mathematics
  • Proven team leadership experience including hiring, coaching, building a talent pipeline, performance management
  • Proven experience quickly adapting to changing priorities and tasks
  • Work in high intensity situations with composure and ease
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Establish and maintain cross-functional working relationships

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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