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Director Strategy Implementation

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Start date
Apr 17, 2024
Closing date
Apr 28, 2024

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Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: The pay range is $125,600.00 - $226,100.00

Pay is based on several factors which vary based on position. These include labor markets and in some instances may include education, work experience and certifications. In addition to your pay, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Target offers eligible team members and their dependents comprehensive health benefits and programs, which may include medical, vision, dental, life insurance and more, to help you and your family take care of your whole selves. Other benefits for eligible team members include 401(k), employee discount, short term disability, long term disability, paid sick leave, paid national holidays, and paid vacation. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond at

Director Strategy Implementation



About Us:

Working at Target means helping all families discover the joy of everyday life. We bring that vision to life through our values and culture. Learn more about Target here.

On pace with one of the world's best-loved and most recognized retail brands, Target's Insights, Strategy & Growth team is focused on the fueling both present, and the future. We are at the center of developing and enabling how Target evolves to meet the changing needs of our guests while winning a competitive global retail marketplace. Here, you will partner with internal contacts and external firms in a wide variety of role. Do you love the idea of helping to shape Target's long-term strategy development? Are you a champion for rigor and process to ensure successful strategic planning? Can you bring your energy and ideas to the table to build momentum to drive new growth? Then bring your talent to the game and join us in bringing to life a portfolio of initiatives designed to move Target forward.

A role within Strategy Implementation means working with business leaders to drive the company's most important strategic priorities. It means being part of a team that works on a wide range of strategies, from rolling out new marketing initiatives to developing new operational capabilities. And it means always bringing a high standard for problem solving, data-driven decision making, and cross-functional leadership.​

As a Director of Strategy Implementation, you will partner with business leaders to bring Target's enterprise strategies to life. You will do this by leading a team to bring strategic problem-solving approaches and iterative capability building to address Target's most meaningful enterprise challenges and drive sustained profitable growth. This includes conducting gap analysis of current capabilities; assessing quality and rigor of business strategies, tactics and processes; and elevating major risks to Strategy Implementation team leadership and cross-functional partners. You will also provide thought leadership, in partnership with senior business leaders, to jointly define program objectives, tactics, and success measures. Likewise, you'll coach leaders and team members through execution phases and directly influence business owners to make stronger, faster decisions and resolve cross-program interdependencies, and resource gaps.​

Core responsibilities of this job are described within the job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business need.​

About You:
  • Four-year or advanced degree in Business or Engineering, or equivalent experience​
  • 8+ years of experience in a retail or operations consulting roles, or a senior role in a business function or management consulting​
  • 4+ years of experience directly leading teams​
  • An understanding of industry practices and the competitive retail landscape based on work experience at multiple retailers or consumer goods manufacturers​
  • Experience managing and implementing transformational business or strategy projects
  • Ability to drive high impact, cross-functional programs with senior leaders and overcome cultural challenges​
  • Ability to coach and influence senior leaders and defend your perspective​
  • Strong problem solving, synthesizing, and analytical skills​
  • Strong written, oral, communication, networking, and presentation skills​
  • Ability to take risks, learn quickly, challenge the status quo, and work under ambiguous circumstance
  • Experience monitoring emerging trends or evolving consumer needs and identifying implications for future business priorities.

This position will operate as a Hybrid/Flex for Your Day work arrangement based on Target's needs. A Hybrid/Flex for Your Day work arrangement means the team member's core role will need to be performed both onsite at the Target HQ MN location the role is assigned to and virtually, depending upon what your role, team and tasks require for that day. Work duties cannot be performed outside of the country of the primary work location, unless otherwise prescribed by Target. Click here if you are curious to learn more about Minnesota.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations 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 Supply Chain Facility or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


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