Sr Operations Analyst - Stores Resource Allocation(Remote Or Hybrid)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jan 17, 2023
Jan 28, 2023
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 retail brand, Target Store Operations is transforming for the better. Here, your work directly supports the store mission to be the guest-favorite through successfully developing and communicating the processes for operations, structure, model, technology and workforce management activities at 1,800 locations nationwide. Store Operations manages and enhances the informational resources for researching and resolving operational issues, while guiding and communicating with the field team and leaders who use them. Are you a customer service enthusiast who can actively listen to many points of view and then visualize how they'll perform when operationalized in a store? Are you happy to partner with leaders as well as field team members who are often the experts on how well a process is working? Can you offer specific and valuable experience within the massive store operations scope? Do you possess the innovative mindset to question the status quo, and the confidence to work under varying degrees of ambiguity and well-informed experimentation? Then you'll have success on one of our dynamic teams

A role within Resource Allocation means a big opportunity to support stores through data-driven headcount planning strategies to continuously improve our ability to provide each store with resources to support their business.

As a Sr. Operations Analyst, you will work on leadership resource allocation strategies and processes. In this role, you will:
  • Drive operational improvements through analysis and maintenance of the stores headcount model and data sources (within Excel, Smartsheet, and Greenfield) including updates for annual evaluation, new stores, and business adjustments
  • Analyze multiple data sources and feedback, build visualizations and reports to develop and share insights with cross-functional partners
  • Establish, maintain, and leverage stores headcount resources and reporting
  • Responsible for maintaining relationships and collaborating across Store Operations, HR, and Data Insights teams to manage and continuously build efficiency into headcount management processes

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 in Business, Finance, Analytics or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of analytical experience in an operational or retail environment
  • Leverage multiple data sources and make connections to provide insights and recommendations
  • Ability to operate in an ambiguous and rapidly changing work environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain cross-functional working relationships across the enterprise
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including PowerPoint and Excel
  • Smartsheet experience preferred

This position may be considered for a 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 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. Work duties cannot be performed outside of the country of the primary work location, unless otherwise prescribed by Target. The salary range is :$65,600.00 USD - $118,100.00 USD. Pay is based on several factors which may include, but are not limited to education, work experience, certifications, labor markets, 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 at

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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