Sr Manager - Tech Prioritization & Operations

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Nov 30, 2021
Dec 23, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Job Description

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.‚Äč

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work, and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It's how we care, grow, and win together.

Target as a tech company? Absolutely. We're the behind-the-scenes powerhouse that fuels Target's passion and commitment to cutting-edge innovation. We anchor every facet of one of the world's best-loved retailers with a strong technology framework that relies on the latest tools and technologies-and the brightest people-to deliver incredible value to guests online and in stores. Target Technology Services is on a mission to offer the systems, tools, and support that guests and team members need and deserve. Our high-performing teams balance independence with collaboration, and we pride ourselves on being versatile, agile, and creative. We drive industry-leading technologies in support of every angle of the business and help ensure that Target operates smoothly, securely, and reliably from the inside out.

Use your skills, experience, and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals.

As a Senior Manager, you'll take the lead as you...

Develop IT strategies and ensure these strategies align with the entire IT strategy, domestically and globally. You are responsible for managing relationships, strategic planning, financial management, the development and leadership of the team, and innovation. Participate in IT strategy development, solution discovery, service management, risk management, and relationship management. Communicate decisions, priorities, and relevant efforts to appropriate levels of staff/resources. Represent area in planning, development, implementation, and problem resolution within Technology Services.

Proactively share knowledge of technology risks and opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your area. Contribute to and execute the technology vision for a domain and work with business partners to propose enhancements to support TTS. Participate in gathering needs and the business case through direct interaction with leaders. Communicate with IT leadership, global partners, business leaders, and consultants to communicate project or technical platform/services, direction, and changes. Ensure overall alignment to the IT strategy. Provide input to roadmaps and plans.

Lead implementation according to strategies and plans for projects/platforms. Provide support on setting future technology solutions for client teams. Participate in the annual planning process for technology and business activities. Coordinate all aspects of financial management at the project level and forecast staffing needs. Lead and develop team members, including career development activities and performance management as required. Stay current with industry knowledge and trends (both domestic and global trends). Maintain an awareness of technological trends and use this knowledge to bring solutions to enhance the enterprise's competitive edge. Develop and proactively focus on industry trends for systems and processes.

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

About you:
  • Understands basic retail functions and the specific organizational functions of the area supported
  • 4 year degree or equivalent experience
  • 1-3 years leadership experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
  • Deep understanding of agile development processes and methodology, including continuous integration and delivery, with a mindset of building incrementally and delivering business value quickly

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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