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Sr. Product Consultant

Apply Now Job ID: R0000131495 job family: Financial Product Design schedule: Full time Location: 7000 Target Pkwy N, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States, 55445-4301;

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Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers.

The Financial and Retail Services (FRS) organization is close to the action when it comes to communication—whether with guests or Target team members. From guest service professionals and product designers, to vendor managers and financial and workforce management analysts, FRS comprises several key and high-visibility areas that elevate and nurture Target’s distinctive reputation. We cultivate loyalty and satisfaction through exceptional service and support. And we foster a culture of responsive, knowledgeable and committed service—from the inside out—through enterprise services our people can count on.

Beyond our world-class contact centers, there are many important challenges to be met in other FRS teams like the FRS Operations and Product Team, which plays at the intersections of process and technology, and Contact Center Support Services (SCSO) which develops comprehensive service delivery strategies for our contact centers. FRS Payment product management teams are responsible for manageing product life cycle, marketing plans and growing loyalty, frequency and revenues for all Payment Cards (RedCard™, gift card). Our Bank Program and included credit risk and compliance functions manage Merchandise Finance, Capital Finance, Expense Management and Financial Goals and Forecasts. And the FRS Controller heads up FRS Accounting and Financial Operations, including Accounting and Control, Retail Bankcard Services, Target Card Services, Fraud Prevention & Dispute Resolution.

A role on the Prepaid team means you’ll develop products, enable functionality and curate guest centric, localized, assortments that place financial products into the guest’s hands through all available channels. You’ll create category strategies, own forecasting and financial planning and develop pricing and promotional strategies. You’ll manage a comprehensive supply-chain that executes inventory optimization strategies to ensure our inventory is available at the right time, in the right places. You’ll work across the enterprise to envision and advocate for the future, manage product assortments, proactively prevent fraud and unlock the future of prepaid based on differing needs of our Guests.

As a Sr. Product Consultant, you’ll take on the project manager role by leading the production of all prepaid products (Target GiftCards, VISA Gift Cards and other prepaid cards, etc.) from concept to market. You’ll manage multiple production timelines and project plans with varying deadlines, partners, and complexity. This includes identifying and utilizing project management tools to aid in your work (SharePoint, smart sheet, excel, etc.). You’ll build and maintain strong internal and external partnerships, pro-actively communicating deliverables and ensuring partner compliance. You’ll develop the strategy to produce cards and packaging that aligns with the product strategy, market trends, guest insights, and security requirements. You’ll drive Omni-channel creative and marketing strategies in partnership with Creative, Marketing, Site Merchandising teams and external vendors. You’ll collect data and analyze the competitive, vendor, and guest insights to influence an actionable strategy. You’ll identify opportunities for efficiencies in future projects by leveraging analytics, reporting, and team and partner feedback to drive process optimization. We’ll support you along the way with robust onboarding, as well as personal and career development, to help you grow as a strong Sr. Product Consultant.

The exciting part of retail? It’s always changing! 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 or equivalent experience
  • 2-4 years of Project Management experience or experience running structured well-coordinated approaches to projects
  • Ability to manage, resource and lead multiple projects in many different stages and work with ambiguity
  • Ability to work in collaborative team environment and manage relationships with team and key business partners
  • High sense of urgency, initiative, & proactive planning
  • Has curiosity and drive for finding efficiencies and process optimization
  • Superb organizational skills and a keen attention to detail

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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