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Sr Manager Space & Presentation

Apply Now Location: Target Corporation India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, Karnataka, India, 560045; job id: R0000263264
job family: Merchandising Presentation
schedule: Full time


About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers. At Target, we have a vision: to become the best - the best culture and brand, the best place for growth and the company with the best reputation. We offer an inclusive, collaborative and energetic work environment that rewards those who perform. We deliver engaging, innovative and on-trend experiences for our team members and our guests. We invest in our team members' futures by developing leaders and providing a breadth of opportunities for professional development. It takes the best to become the best, and we are committed to building a team that does the right thing for our guests, shareholders, team members and communities.

Target Merchandising is evolving at an incredible pace. We are constantly reimagining how this $106 billion retailer offers the innovative, guest-inspiring items that Target is known and loved for. A role with Space, Presentation & Transitions (SPT) means you are on a mission to optimize store space & product allocation, create most appealing product presentations and enhance in-store experiences for our guest while maximizing sales.

We believe that making increasingly better space allocation, adjacency and presentation decisions will increase sales, improve guest satisfaction and reduce out-of-stocks. Here, you will collaborate with multiple cross-functional teams in Merchandising, Store Design, Marketing, Store Operations and Non-Retail Procurement from strategy to execution to achieve an inspiring and convenient in-store guest experience.

As a Senior Manager (SPT), you will lead, coach, and develop a team of 8+ Team Members aimed at delivering highly productive processes and programs. You and your team will play a key role in defining process best practices, driving process optimization as well as product integration that will enable the business teams to implement the most suitable product placement & presentation in our stores. You will lead a team of process experts, and collectively you will collaborate with the global teams to implement key strategic priorities.

Your responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:


  • Staffing & hiring: To understand job & skill requirements & conduct timely hiring to staff the team to manage expected outcomes.
  • Onboarding & Engagement: To enable a smooth & effective onboarding of a TM/peer onto Target, team, business & process
  • Performance management: To observe, assess & record TM performance on key metrics and leverage this data for pay & hike recommendations.
  • Responsible for resource planning, competency development, performance management, talent retention, career planning  and development
  • Succession planning: To identify, plan & activate back-ups in cases of TM movement, attrition etc. via timely training & coaching.
  • Define Roles and Responsibilities for each role within Operations together with goals and objectives


  • Shape processes and solutions for the future while delivering improved business outcomes in collaboration with various global partner teams across US and India
  • Provide insights/ recommendations to enable fact-based decision making by business leadership.
  • Analyze/ recommend key metrics and create reports (fact packs) on strategic objectives to enable the business objectives.
  • Drive continuous improvement : Process optimization Implement process standardization, simplification and automation to enable efficient and effective delivery of SPT capabilities
  • Ownership of the following portfolios:
    • Best Practice: Establish and drive processes, metrics, reporting and analysis that ensure sound operational foundations and continuous improvement
    • NSR Operations: successfully deliver all the execution milestones related to the key enterprise priorities for Target - store remodels and opening of new stores.
    • Support Services: Liaison between technology and business teams to resolve technical issues.
    • POG studio: Ensure all items are correctly imaged and dimensioned
    • Product Ops: Collaborate with technology and data analytics teams on discovery, design and roll out of various reporting, applications and tools to generate value for the global SPT team.

About you:

  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of overall experience, preferably in retail with a minimum of 3 years as a people manager
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and data-driven decision making skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal as well as written, together with storytelling and presentation skills.
  • Possess Strong cognitive skills with the ability to demonstrate courage, think critically, and drive results
  • Structured problem solving skills (such as Lean/ Six Sigma) with application experience of process improvement tools & techniques
  • Ability to structure ambiguous problems, analyze complex processes, synthesize data and results, and deliver insights and solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to drive complex projects and lead and coach other project team members
  • Ability to develop partnerships to collaborate effectively with various stakeholders as well as be a change agent with the ability to influence change without authority
  • Have an understanding on how various products/ technologies interact with each other.

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