Lead Portfolio Manager T&C and D&I (Full Time Remote or Hybrid)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jan 06, 2022
Jan 24, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
About us:

Target Human Resources is well known for its signature ability to build the very best teams, and we infuse our work with Target's distinctive retail brand by continuously experimenting, evolving and innovating. With the chance to positively impact nearly 350,000 people worldwide in our stores, distribution centers and headquarters, you'll be a strategic partner to the both the leaders and team members who elevate and nurture the Target guest experience. Our dynamic, passionate and responsive team comprises specialized people-professionals from several diverse disciplines. We operate behind the scenes to create a progressive culture of value, respect, reward and professional advancement.

As a Lead Portfolio Manager, T&C | DEI you will play a critical role in the planning, prioritization, sequencing, delivery and measurement of programs, experiences, services and tools for your respective portfolio across Learning & Development, Culture, Team Member Experience, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. You will also lead the creation and delivery of critical communication moments to key stakeholders internally and externally in a streamlined and intentional narrative aligned to strategic priorities. Our team collectively helps to ensure all team members have the skills, capabilities and ongoing development to reach their full potential and fuel our company purpose - to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. We do this by designing meaningful and inclusive team member experiences, equitable talent practices and learning & development moments that reinforce our culture. You'll play a key role with the T&C | DEI leaders to bring these experiences to life for our team members - directly impacting guests and communities every day.

Some of the core responsibilities are:

• Leads the strategic planning process for your portfolio of businesses with T&C | DEI leaders - including the development and iteration short & long-term plans (ex. capability maturity models, multi-year roadmaps, annual priorities & plans)

• Ensures sequencing, timing, delivery and impact of efforts are maximized through project/program tracking, reporting, ongoing prioritization & calibration - enabling faster strategic decision making & ruthless prioritization

• Identifies cross-functional risks, dependencies & contingencies for your portfolio; Works closely with the T&C | DEI PMO team, leaders and Planning & Delivery partners across the HR ecosystem to mitigate risk, collision points and timely conflict resolution of decisions, issues and risks

• Ensures project and portfolio management tools, templates, best practices and routines are adopted and effectively used real-time and consistently by teams to appropriately sequence, deliver and measure progress against annual plans

• Drives and leads portfolio review meetings with respective CFT partners to celebrate key accomplishments, prioritize and align on new or incremental work (in-take + allocation), mitigate risks/dependencies, align key stakeholder messages/campaigns and identify/highlight unresolved issues, decisions or risks

• Facilitates and governs resource allocation and optimization processes, ensuring leaders are efficiently staffing prioritized work in alignment with strategic and/or emerging priorities; Consults around resource optionality and flexibility (ex. existing team capacity, talent on tap, contractors, technology, etc.)

• Creates, plans & manages editorial and communications calendar for portfolio of business with awareness and visibility of what is planned across the enterprise; Identifies opportunities to streamline, integrate or strategically sequence communications across the appropriate internal/external channels; Supports business/team member facing communications or marketing as appropriate/needed

• Leads peers, partners and leaders through change
  • Strategically plot, develop and deliver communications on behalf of the T&C | DEI organization based on delivery plans ,work in flight and key milestone moments
  • Create campaigns, where appropriate, for strategic priorities coming from the D&I | T&C org and customize client
  • Demonstrates flexibility, resiliency, innovation, and optimization as a member of a new team/capability; Willing to test, iterate and learn how we best serve our organization
  • Job duties may change at any time due to business need

About you:

· 5+ years of program, project and process management experience -- including tools, methodologies and best practices
  • A dot connector - you can pull together complex initiatives and deliverables tied into major priorities and create a communication to tell the story of the work in a concise, creative and consumable manner.

· Strong demonstrated resource and relationship management skills (people, budget & time) with the ability to manage with influence leaders in a highly matrixed environment

· Excellent verbal, written, facilitation and presentation skills with a solid understanding of communication best practices, tools, segmentation and approaches

· Critical thinker, connector of dots and ability to solve complex problems

· Cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when challenged or during tough times; openly listens, balances perspectives with data and insights and is fearless in challenging appropriately

· First-hand experience with work management systems (ex. Mavenlink, Smartsheet, etc.)

· An entrepreneurial spirit

· 5+ years of HR experience and deep understanding of HR ecosystem strongly preferred

This position may be considered for a Full-Time Remote or Hybrid work arrangement based on Target's needs. A Hybrid work arrangement means the team members core role will be a blend of virtual and onsite at a Target location. A Full-Time Remote work arrangement means the team member works full-time from home or an alternate location that's not a Target location, does not have a desk at their primary HQ work location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times a year.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada residents is $81,300k to $146,400k Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond.

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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