Project Mgr

Expiring today

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Dec 14, 2021
Jan 22, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
About Us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

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.

As a Project Manager, in collaboration with a technology project execution team, you will learn all aspects required to deliver TargetTech Infrastructure Hardware in support of the New Store Program - scope identification and execution, adherence to model schedule, and within budget.

  • Support Hardware Procurement:
    • Receive and process equipment orders
    • Coordinate equipment returns from store
    • Populate and update project documents
    • Coordinate equipment shipping updates
  • Communication Management:
    • Support 3rd party field installation vendor(s) - issue management, expectations and completion status for cabling and hardware installations
    • Capture and distribute communications to the field vendors, store teams, and internal Target partners
    • Share responsibilities to monitor and manage team mailbox, accurately route communications, and maintain vendor distribution lists.
  • SmartSheet Project Management Tool:
    • Create and maintain project/vendor dashboards to ensure all partners are given the appropriate level of information on the cadence required
    • Create and update supporting Smartsheets for each cycle - hardware supplemental sheets, automation, issue logs, progress reports, etc.
    • Manage project schedules including permitting, schedule changes and delays. Actively update associated Smartsheets
  • Project Administration: Other Admin and PM tasks as assigned
    • Support project team / project manager(s) with other daily tasks as needed
    • Meeting Administrative Support
      • Equipment ordering
      • Issue management/note taking
      • Facilitate vendor meetings as needed
    • Manage small scopes as assigned by Lead PM - coordinating schedules with vendors, communicating to key partners, updating Smartsheets, approving financials, etc.
    • Act as backup to cover Lead PM OOO time
  • Intake, prioritize, and process project requests and urgent project specific activities with efficiency and accuracy
  • Work with team engineers to provide scope requirements for automated device validations (system tests) as needed and troubleshoot existing automations. Ensure all partners receive timely updates.
  • Over time, assume individual project scope oversight with support of project team. Assess and recommend process improvement updates as needed.

Other Tasks:
  • Support project managers with daily tasks as needed
  • Take and distribute meeting notes
  • Schedule meetings, distribute agendas & minutes
  • Follow up on overdue risks, issues and action items
  • Assist with project documentation, status reports and roadmap updates
  • Ability to complete assignments accurately and on-time
  • Ability to follow documented and oral instructions and directions
  • Ability to learn and apply the new knowledge and skills quickly
  • Ability to apply logical thinking to complete the task without errors
  • Ability to be productive and demonstrate willingness to perform general tasks

About You:
  • 4-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 2-5 years of project management experience
  • Experience with Smartsheet (primary tool usage for project management)
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience supporting technology in a retail environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills - ability to lead CFT and/or Vendor meetings, drive accountability with partners and communicate recaps and action plans
  • Works both independently and well within a collaborative project team
  • Detail-oriented; strong organizational & analytical skills
  • High degree of professionalism and high sensitivity for confidentiality preferred
  • Vendor Management - ability to coordinate vendor activities, provide direction, and escalate (issue mgmt)

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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