Lead Corporate Security Consultant - Executive Services

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sep 21, 2022
Oct 03, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
JOB TITLE: Lead Corporate Security Consultant - Executive Services

Classification: Exempt

Date: September 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.

To match the signature style and passion of Target's distinctive and beloved retail brand, Target Legal Affairs is a dynamic and deeply knowledgeable team of legal pros, each with valuable expertise from several disciplines. Whether specializing in government affairs, policy, risk management, regulatory compliance, ethics or employee and labor relations, this team advocates for Target and its business plans in communities across the nation and works across the entire company to provide internal clients with cohesive guidance. We are committed to being internal experts to both internal and external entities on key issues that affect Target's ability to productively do business. We focus on defining, investigating, anticipating and ultimately mitigating risk in all its forms. We apply our grasp of brand law by overseeing, maintaining and ensuring correct, consistent and authorized use of Target's signature Bullseye logo, assets and other trademarked material. We help protect Target and its subsidiaries by applying our comprehensive understanding and interpretation of the laws that govern our stores, distribution centers and corporate locations. Here, you'll enjoy working autonomously with a healthy work-life balance. Your passion for learning the business and building relationships with the senior leaders and key business partners that you support will be key to tackling the ever-changing legal challenges we face in a dynamic and fast-paced retail landscape. From brand and patent law to contract development and negotiations, you'll be challenged and gratified by a role with Target Legal Affairs.

A role within Corporate Security means maintaining the physical security of our team members and property at our various facilities and locations. Here, you may support Target's crises operations and continuity planning that provides guidance and procedures in the event of emergencies such as catastrophic weather.x

Executive Services Lead Corporate Security Consultant provides executive protection and services with a focus on the safety, productivity, and privacy of Target's CEO and executive leadership team. Provides support for Target's board of directors and other key leaders as appropriate. Develops, implements, and directs security programs, processes, and tactics and maintains tools and resources to ensure program execution. Builds and maintains relationships with key partners to drive program improvements. Helps identify necessary program enhancements to manage security risk.
  • Utilize security risk management to ensure the safety, productivity, and privacy of the CEO and executive leadership team
  • Proactively identify, assess, and manage risks with potential to adversely impact executive leadership or significant corporate events
  • Serve as executive security risk subject matter expert; advocate for appropriate, balanced, and reasonable risk mitigation strategies
  • Create, document, and implement routine and threat-based logistical and safety plans
  • Deliver relevant safety and logistical information and recommendations to senior leadership
  • Leads projects within team; participates in projects across Corporate Security
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams and builds and maintains strong partnerships with key internal and external partners
  • Maintain and publish up-to-date business support calendar
  • Conduct investigations, risk assessments, and manage executive related threats
  • Assist with the development and updates of policies and procedures; work within policies and procedures to maintain productive business operations
  • Obtain third party security services as required and manage relationship with vendors that support executive leadership
  • Perform comprehensive residential security assessments utilizing CPTED strategies
  • Travel extensively domestically and internationally
  • Achieve and maintain advanced training and certifications in areas including protective operations, medical response, firearms, use-of-force, and protective driving
  • Maintain a high-level of physical fitness and professional appearance

About You:
  • A successful candidate will have a proven track record of strategic thinking, problem solving and driving meaningful results.
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience working in a private-sector multi-national, matrixed organization
  • Strong ability to engage, effectively communicate with, and influence senior leadership
  • Demonstrated business acumen
  • Ability to balance operational and security needs with business and cultural goals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Self-motivated and able to work remotely with little or no direct supervision
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Unquestioned personal and business integrity with proven ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive information; excellent judgment, discretion, and decision making ability
  • Excellent problem solving ability
  • Proficiency in standard office software programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, and PowerPoint)
  • Proven decision making ability under stress and during emergency situations
  • EMT-B certification or ability to achieve one within first year
  • 4 years of experience as a licensed peace officer; ability to meet the qualifications required for certification as an Armed Security Officer (ASO) in accordance with the DCA Access Standard Security Program (DASSP)
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time
  • Must be available to support a work schedule that will vary from week to week, to include nights, weekends and holidays

  • Master's degree / MBA
  • Paramedic certification
  • Demonstrated technical capabilities related to protection services

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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