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Sr Product Manager - Search Relevance (Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Start date
Oct 12, 2022
Closing date
Oct 23, 2022

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Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time

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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 along with Target's distinctive retail brand, we are constantly improving and innovating our digital shopping experience. Are you ready to excel in the fast-changing retail environment? Are you a customer service enthusiast who's curious about the guest and can see the shopping journey through their eyes? Then you'll have success on the Digital Strategy & Platform team, whose goal is to offer guests a seamless online shopping experience across our platforms-including and the store network's fulfillment capabilities. Here, you'll collaborate to create and implement digital strategies that enrich the online experience through the right mix of personalization, simplicity, and intuitiveness. Your ideas will support Target in complementing the beloved in-store shopping interaction with a convenient, reliable and instantly gratifying digital experience.

In this highly visible Digital Product Management position, Search Relevance team makes it easier for all customers to find the answer and products they are looking for at Target. We set the overall strategic vision for improving the Guest finding experience scientifically through data and balance this with the curated brand experience that Guests love. We are looking for a highly analytical, data driven and visionary Sr Product Manager to continue the vision of understanding Guest Intent and deliver relevant search results. You will be working closely with engineering, data science and experience teams across Target to give simplified experience to Guest by understanding their Intent and ranking items based on desirability and business signals. This team is working on top strategic priority, 'ease and convenience' and is the ground for fast paced innovation. In this role, you will focus on building digital shopping assistant for omnichannel Target Guest. While we are betting to build for the future, we are fast paced and making progress every sprint.

As a Sr Product Manager, you will work in the product agile model and will partner with stakeholders across Target 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.

While you are a visionary, you will know how to make tradeoff for short term wins for long term goals. You will be the "voice of the product" to key stakeholders (i.e. site merchandising, digital operations, marketing and advertising) to ensure that their needs are met and expertly distill technical complexity into customer and business value to this group. You lead with connection and inclusivity to influence partners and key stakeholders. You will in turn represent the "voice of the Guest" to the product team (i.e. engineers, data scientists, UX, and data analysts) and ensure they get the direction and support needed 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 a 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:

  • Four-year degree (or equivalent experience). Technical background is preferred. MBA is a plus.
  • 6 + years of consumer facing or equivalent domain experience in a product management role
  • Intense data orientation and solid understanding of ML, NLP techniques and best practices
  • Storyteller with the ability to establish rapport, credibility, and influence in a highly cross-functional, matrix organization across geographies
  • Superior analytical and quantitative skills; experience using data and metrics to test theories, confirm assumptions, and measure success
  • Ability to balance numbers with intuition and vision for the long-term guest experience.
  • Proven track record of taking end-to-end ownership and driving results; demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects - work prioritization, planning, task delegation and coordination across teams.
  • Experience working in an agile environment (e.g. user stories, iterative development, etc.)

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 $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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