Senior Product Manager - Owned Brand Reporting & Insights - Project Portfolio Management (Full-Time

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jun 15, 2022
Jun 17, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
Senior Product Manager - Owned Brands Reporting & Insights (Project Portfolio Management)

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.

Within Merchandising is Owned Brand Sourcing & Development (OBS&D) and Owned Brand Product Design + Packaging, a multi-national team responsible for the global design and sourcing of Target's Owned Brands including Apparel, Accessories, Footwear, Home, Hardlines and Essentials/Beauty. In addition to Sourcing and Product Development, Owned Brands includes Brand Management, Packaging, Quality, Supply Planning, Responsible Sourcing, Operations and Sustainability teams. Target's portfolio of owned brands is a key differentiator, with these brands being one of the things our guests love about the Target experience.

The Owned Brand Strategy & Operations team within OBS&D is comprised of portfolio managers, project managers, operations managers, and technology & data teams. A role within Strategy & Operations means working with courageous business leaders to forward their success by solving Target's most meaningful enterprise challenges for sustained growth.

You will work closely with the team responsible for creating a new capability of Project Portfolio Management (PPM) within our new operating model. A Senior Product Manager - Owned Brands Reporting & Insights is responsible for the visualization and reporting of internal data and business metrics. You will be instrumental in co-creating a prioritization and resource modeling process, telling stories through visualization to influence leaders. You will work closely with (Sr.) Portfolio Managers, Data & Technology team members, and cross-functional partners within Owned Brands and the Enterprise.

About the Job:

TheSenior Product Manager - Owned Brands Reporting & Insights will work closely with the PPM team and be accountable for the visualization of data in service of project prioritization and resourcing, our key PPM capability. You set the data and analytics visualization strategy, while relying on internal data engineers, data analysts, and external technology providers to execute your vision. You will turn data insights into dashboards with actionable insights & outcomes for the business, enabling business leaders to make decisions more effectively.

With PPM being a start-up capability in owned brands, you will also own ensuring our OB team is utilizing the most current and relevant prioritization methodologies and algorithms, building and maintaining frameworks to support data-driven decisions.

Product Teams at Target:

Product Teams at Target are accountable for the delivery of business outcomes enabled through technology and analytic products that are easy to use, easily maintained and highly reliable. Product teams have one shared backlog that is inclusive of all product, technology, discovery and design work.

As a Senior Product Manager, you will work in the product model and will partner to develop a comprehensive product strategy, related roadmap, and set key business objectives (OKRs) for your respective product. You will need to leverage the knowledge of your product, as well as, customer feedback and establish other relevant data points to assess value, develop business cases, and prioritize the direction and desired outcomes for your product. You will lead a product and work in unison with engineers, UX designers, data scientists and business partners to deliver a product.

You will be the "voice of the product" to key stakeholders to ensure that their needs are met and that the product team is getting the direction and support that it needs to be successful. You will develop and actively understand the market, maintain a product roadmap and backlog outlining the customer themes, epics, and stories while prioritizing the backlog to focus on the highest impact work for your team and stakeholders.

You will encourage the open exchange of information and viewpoints, as well as, inspire others to achieve challenging goals and high standards of performance while committing to the organization's direction. You will foster sense of urgency to achieve goals and leverage resources to overcome unexpected obstacles, and partner with product teams across the organization to help them achieve their goals while pursuing and completing yours. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
  • 4-year college degree (or equivalent experience)
  • 6+ years of portfolio/project management (PPM) experience or equivalent domain experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience with technology and ability to facilitate communication between business and technology teams
  • Experience working in an agile environment (e.g. user stories, iterative development, scrum teams, sprints, personas)
  • Proven ability to lead a body of work with cross functional partners
  • Experience with dashboard creation, data visualization and storytelling
  • Experience with Smartsheet preferred
  • Familiarity with core database structures
  • Ability to execute simple query logic preferred
  • Strong adaptability & resiliency skills
  • Ability to foster diversity, equity and inclusion

This position may be eligible to be virtual based (also known as full-time remote) or could be 'Flex for your Day', a hybrid model where the team member has some flexibility to choose how and where they work to maximize their productivity and well-being, based on Target's needs. Most of Target's HQ team members work 'Flex for Your Day' with a blend of virtual work and onsite at a Target HQ location. Team members work with their leader to determine how the role, team, partners and business determines the flexibility. For team members who work virtual based, they enter into a work arrangement that means the team member works full-time from home or a non-Target location, and do not have a workstation at their assigned HQ location, but may travel to a HQ site up to 4 times a year.

**A virtual based work arrangement is strictly prohibited for candidates residing in the following 16 states: AL, AR, DE, FL, IN, IA, LA, MD, MS, MO, NC, OK, PA, SC, TN, VT. If you are hired and are working remotely from one of the states listed above you may be subject to corrective action up to and including termination.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada residents is $105,800 to $190,400. 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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