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Lead Risk Consultant, ERM (hybrid in Minneapolis)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Start date
May 14, 2024
Closing date
May 23, 2024

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Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

Description: The pay range is $89,700.00 - $161,500.00

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

Job Title: Lead Risk Consultant Risk Management, ERM

Classification: Exempt

Date: May 2024

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.

In Corporate Affairs, you'll have the opportunity to play a critical role in enhancing and protecting Target's brand and enabling growth across the business. With the broad range of complementary capabilities in Communications, Sustainability, Risk, Reputation Management, Government Affairs, DEI, and Community Impact, this team helps Target manage the needs and expectations of our team, guests, media, communities, elected officials, and other stakeholders.

As a team, we help the company prepare for, respond to and manage risks across the company. We act as internal advisors to business leaders and teams navigating a spectrum of risks.

The Lead Risk Consultant role is an individual contributor responsible for managing programmatic application and content development for developing areas of risk. This includes performing risk assessments, conducting internal and external research on root causes, and providing ongoing risk monitoring and reporting. The role will engage a wide range of internal leaders (Officer+), cross-functional partners, and subject matter experts across the company. The role will be critical to facilitating the continuous improvement of Target's Enterprise Risk Management program, managing key partnerships, and supporting risk-based planning and decision support.

  • Lead the risk management cycle for a portion of the risk portfolio, including risk identification, assessment, ongoing risk monitoring and reporting, and response plans
  • Conduct internal and external research on the root causes and key indicators associated with the risks and monitor these developments
  • Partner closely with peers and colleagues on the Enterprise Risk & Reputation Management team to identify and understand dependencies across all risks
  • Maintain relationships with subject matter experts in different Target business units to understand objectives and to obtain internal and external data related to the risk portfolio
  • Develop work product for Target leaders and executives, including visualization of data and executive ready PowerPoint presentations
  • Perform special projects, analyses and studies to increase Target's understanding and awareness of specific risks
  • Provide ongoing risk reporting to business partners to assist in planning and decision making, and ad-hoc assessments to assist business partners with point-in-time decisions
  • Other duties as assigned

About You:
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • BS/BA in a business-related field, Master's degree or equivalent preferred
  • Experience with the automation and visual representation of data a plus
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to analyze complex issues, drive structure out of ambiguity, connect dots across disparate data points, and identify key risk factors that may impact the enterprise
  • Experience working across diverse capabilities and business functions, and ensuring alignment with key enterprise planning functions to mitigate risk
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with proven ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, and experience presenting to senior level leaders and groups
  • Ability to quickly establish trust and credibility with leaders across all levels
  • Effective at drawing out multiple perspectives, offering dissenting points of view, and navigating diverse perspectives
  • Strong drive for results with the ability to handle multiple issues at once
  • Naturally curious learner with a client service focused attitude

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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