Assets Protection Business Partner

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Dec 03, 2021
Jan 21, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

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, guests, store, merchandise and assets. We use preventive strategies to provide incredible guest experience and safe and strong operations within our stores, and distribution centers.

​A role with Shortage Operations and Strategies is a chance to positively impact several key areas of Target's business. Your work will contribute to reducing shortage and theft across the stores through supporting exciting new initiatives and technology.

​The Business Partner of Assets Protection - Shortage Operations manages the core Merchandise Protection program and processes which support the theft mitigation strategies. The primary responsibilities are to support the stores theft mitigation needs, manage vendor relationships, support new store and remodels, organize and track processes, and utilize tools and resources to enable strategies in our highest shortage stores.


Process and Procedure:

​Directly supports stores through managing the intake process of ordering, tracking, and follow-up on theft mitigation requests.

Manages the goCart catalog assortment, inventory, forecasting, and budgeting

Prioritizes based on strategic support of team projects, new stores, remodels, and proof of concepts.


​Working collaboratively with all the teams including Stores, Field Leaders, Project managers, Sourcing, Procurement, Store Design, and 3rd Party Vendors/Installers.

​Effectively partnering with sourcing and procurement teams to ensure best support stakeholders.

​Demonstrating ability to cooperate with other teams (both internal and external), in order to address the critical inventory needs.

Provides regular and real time communication update on merchandise protection devices and fixtures.

​Promoting an atmosphere of teamwork and trust.


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

​​​ About you:
  • Bachelor's Degree and/or 1-4 years experience
  • ​Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to manage projects, set timeliness and meet deadlines
  • ​Desire to improve processes through technology and make programs more efficient
  • ​Strong analytical, financial, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • ​​​Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • ​Excellent problem solving skills
  • ​Ability to maximize relationships team player/inspires others/takes partners across the organization and with outside vendors
  • ​Intermediate computer skills: SmartSheets, Domo, GreenField, Excel

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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