Program Owner, Exterior Services

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Nov 30, 2021
Dec 14, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
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, maintenance and Property Management operations 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.

The Program Owner is accountable for Strategic Vendor and Project Management for Roofing and Exterior Assets across all Target Stores and Distributions Centers. The primary role is to own the development and execution of proactive vendor and asset management strategies that enable first class vendor response and issue resolution. Leading towards better total cost of ownership through the reduction of reactive maintenance issues.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Program Owner you'll take the lead as you...
  • Build and support vendor and program strategies for the team
  • Use multiple data sources to identify trends where a proactive strategies will reduce reactive maintenance concerns and spend
  • Execute tasks that achieve strong levels of communication with both field teams and vendors.
  • Be accountable for managing program finances and schedule forecasting
  • Deliver strategies to reduce service expense while maintaining overall service level expectations
  • Maintain the development, implementation, and documentation of processes and training tools
  • Recommend and implement short-term goals and initiatives
  • Suggest and manage process improvements

As a Program Owner on our Building and Exterior Assets team, you'll be responsible for strategic vendor management and supporting the planning and execution of Roofing and Exterior special project initiatives. This includes developing tools, measurements, processes and procedures to track results against program deliverables. You'll work with internal and external business partners to move projects forward that deliver against business needs and strategies. Use data and experience to uncover issues, complete root cause analysis, and resolve problems.

Use your talents and experience to communicate results, execution plans and strategies through various meetings and platforms, including project plans. Comfortable partnering and communicating with Lead Program Managers, Stores organization, Property Management Field Team, Engineering, Procurement, and Vendor partners relative to program/project initiatives. Work with Lead and Sr. Program Managers to drive and support program expense and capital optimization, which includes expense tracking, analysis, and spend forecasting. Supports testing, evaluation and providing feedback on new products, materials and/or equipment as related to Roofing and Exterior Asset projects. Job duties may change due to business needs.

About You
  • 4-year college degree and/or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to prioritize effectively and drive innovations with a strong focus on project management
  • Strong collaboration skills & ability to work effectively with others.
  • Demonstrated Analytical skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

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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