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Lead Product Owner - Promotions Decision Support

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Lead Product Owner US – Promotions Decision Support

About us:

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

The Pricing & Promotions Center of Excellence (PPCoE) is a key pillar with the Merchandising organization at Target that comes to work every day on a mission to ensure our guests feel confident they paid a great price every time they shop at Target.  The PPCoE Product team is focused on this vision by making it easy for our Team Members to do their jobs and create confidence that the price a Guest pays is the right price with great deals, executed flawlessly throughout the Guest Experience.

The Promotions Product team develops enterprise products that serve as the command center for Target team members to easily make the best decisions that bring Target’s promotional strategy to life for our guests. Our team connects the business strategies of merchandising and the creativity of marketing with the power of technology and data science to build products that will drive promotional decision making, operational excellence and a seamless guest experience. 

Are you a creative problem-solver who loves to own a product as well as its results? Can you collaborate effectively, execute a plan efficiently and positively influence how to become the easiest place to save?  If so, you will have success on one of our dynamic teams.

About the Job:

The Promotions Decision Support Lead Product Owner is responsible for the products that will drive decision making throughout the promotional lifecycle.  Your product will simplify and drive greater insights to promotional performance, proactively optimize promotions across multiple scenarios during the planning process and predict additional promotional opportunities to drive significant business results for Target while delivering great deals for our guests. 

Product Teams at Target are accountable for the delivery of business outcomes enabled through technology and analytic products that are easy to use, easily maintained and highly reliable. Product teams have one shared backlog that is inclusive of all product, technology, discovery and design work.

As a Lead Product Owner, you will work in the product model and will partner to develop a comprehensive product strategy, related roadmap, and set key business objectives (OKRs) for your respective product.  You will need to leverage the knowledge of your product, as well as, customer feedback and establish other relevant data points to assess value, develop business cases, and prioritize the direction and desired outcomes for your product. You will lead a product and work in unison with engineers, UX designers, data scientists and business partners to deliver a product.

You will be the “voice of the product” to key stakeholders to ensure that their needs are met and that the product team is getting the direction and support that it needs to be successful. You will develop and actively understand the market, maintain a product roadmap and backlog outlining the customer themes, epics, and stories while prioritizing the backlog to focus on the highest impact work for your team and stakeholders.

You will encourage the open exchange of information and viewpoints, as well as, inspire others to achieve challenging goals and high standards of performance while committing to the organization's direction. You will foster sense of urgency to achieve goals and leverage resources to overcome unexpected obstacles, and partner with product teams across the organization to help them achieve their goals while pursuing and completing yours. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:

  • 4-year college degree (or equivalent experience)
  • 6+ years of retail experience or equivalent domain experience (pricing/promotions experience is a plus)
  • Strong communication skills to facilitate communication between business, data science and technology teams
  • Ability to lead & influence cross-discipline, global teams and cross-functional partners
  • Experience with complex analytics, data science, data visualization, technology
  • Experience building data driven products & working knowledge of models in Machine Learning
  • Experience working in an agile environment (e.g. user stories, iterative development, scrum teams, sprints, personas)

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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