Lead Business Partner, Assets Protection Support Services - Training and Development

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jan 07, 2022
Jan 30, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
Lead Business Partner - Assets Protection Support Services - Training and Development

Classification - Exempt

Date: January 2022

About Us:

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.

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.

The AP Support Services team manages a variety of large scale projects across the business, more specifically, those requiring communication, training, workload management and resource allocation needs. Here, you will use your talents and experience to represent Assets Protection in enterprise cross-pyramid initiatives and ensure AP impact is communicated and understood.

As a Lead Business Partner - Support Services, you will:
  • Prepare and implement learning strategies and programs, review individual and organizational learning and development needs, monitor the success of learning and development plans and help employees make the most of available opportunities
  • Serve as a resource to help business teams assess current trainings as well as exploring new opportunities. Support them in working with other stakeholder pyramids to bring those adjustments to light.
  • Championing innovation through tailored content and vehicles whether it's through podcasts, virtual reality, and other new training methodologies.
  • Build relationships and trust with HQ partners and field leaders. Create feedback loops and routines to deepen acumen, and provide recommendations/solutions for business problems
  • Utilize critical thinking, research, analysis, issue framing, benchmarking and collaboration to create project strategies and initiatives.
  • Create and execute strategic project plans, including insightful data, success measures, detailed timelines, creative presentations to influence leaders, and written communication
  • Craft written communication that clear, focused and resonates with the audience
  • Champion Target's Purpose, Beliefs, and Behaviors across teams and while delivering upon business opportunities
  • While this is an individual contributor role, this role will work across several teams to drive timing and alignment of strategic deliverables.
  • Represent Assets Protection in enterprise cross-pyramid initiatives and ensure that Assets Protection impact is communicated and understood.

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

About you:
  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 6-9 years of work experience in an operations environment preferably in retail/stores/AP
  • Experience with creating and implementing effective learning and development programs
  • Ability to build strategic vision and drive organizational change
  • Experience influencing key business partners and senior leadership, without authority
  • Ability to establish and maintain cross-functional working relationships across the enterprise
  • Strong leadership, critical thinking, and conflict management skills
  • Operate in an ambiguous and rapidly changing work environment
  • Proven experience quickly adapting to changing priorities and tasks
  • Strong project management background as well as critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Set up & facilitate cross functional and partner meetings, in accordance with the operating agreements, coordinating the required internal teams as needed
  • Microsoft Office proficient

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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