Sr. Contracts Professional - Contingent Labor (Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Apr 25, 2022
May 31, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
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.

Right on pace with Target's distinctive and beloved retail brand, the Indirect Sourcing & Procurement team works across the business to maximize every resource, asset and relationship. We use good data, in-depth analysis and cross-functional insights to identify and communicate best practices, elevating our sourcing and procurement activities to achieve their very highest potential.

As a Sr. Contracts Professional - Contingent Labor you will be responsible for managing the procurement and onboarding of high-quality contractors and consultants, while reducing risk and protecting Target. Acts as a liaison with internal partners and external vendors to solve problems, answer questions and make recommendations to ensure that contractor and consultant assignments are filled leveraging Target's designated procurement processes and tools. Executes contract documents including master services agreements, statements of work, and amendment in partnership with the law team for new and existing vendor relationships. Analyzes data in order to highlight trends and provide suggestions for future process enhancements. Communicates and enforces change control expectations and systems. Comprehends project management approaches and implements them in projects. Develops plans for continuous improvement with internal partner and supplier input. Has the ability to lead cross-functional project teams.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities
  • Accountable for the procurement and onboarding of contractors, consultants, and professional services (contingent workers) to Stores, Distribution Centers and HQ locations, managing the balance between highly specialized skills and cost.
  • Develop, negotiate, and execute contract documents, including master services agreements, statements of work, schedules and amendments, to appropriately capture terms, conditions and pricing.
  • Understands the staffing industry and associated regulations to effectively mitigate risk in partnership with employee relations.
  • Leads and participates in project-level, cross-functional teams to ensure professional service needs are identified, planned and delivered in a timely, cost effective and high-quality manner.
  • Leads process optimization and associated change management exercises that are focused on evolving current business processes for contingent labor.
  • Leverages Target's designated procurement tool for professional services to manage contractor and consultant assignments.
  • Generates and analyzes data derived from Target systems to develop recommendations and inform decisions.
  • Effectively manages supplier relationships to drive value and ensure alignment with Target's goals.
  • Understands operational requirements of business partners, acting as a trusted advisor.
  • Works closely with suppliers on advanced operational support.
  • Skilled communicator with cross-functional teams, vendors, and Enterprise Leadership.
  • Leads work with limited direction.
  • 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
  • 2-5 years of relevant work experience
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to build strong relationships and collaborate with partners
  • Strong customer service and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with experience in public speaking and making presentations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

Even Better if:
  • Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • MBA or Advanced Degree in related field

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 ($65,600- to $118,100). 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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