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Lead Program Analyst (SQL, R, Python)

Apply Now Job ID: R0000156637 job family: Business Process & Operations schedule: Full time Location: 1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55403-2542;

Lead Analyst, Property Management - Refrigeration (Data Analytics proficiency)

About us:

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

Target’s distinctive brand love is infused throughout its many physical locations by the Properties teams. We have a direct and positive impact on the real estate, design, construction and maintenance of our stores, distribution centers and headquarters. Are you ready to help strategically grow Target’s brand through leading-edge design, development, construction and preservation? Can you effectively balance the efficiencies of a large-design build company with the unique challenges and innovative solutions required by individual sites? Then take your place on one of our Properties teams, and help us make the most of Target’s physical assets, both in the U.S. and overseas.

A role in Property Management means the opportunity to maximize the performance and longevity of Target’s assets while delivering value, reliability and brand integrity. Leverage and stretch your skills, whether your focus is electrical, plumbing, fire, security, smart buildings, HVAC, refrigeration, waste management, recycling, donations programs, or energy utility expense management. Here, your work will delight the Target guests and team members every time they walk through our doors.

The Property Management - Refrigeration team positively impacts our Guests and Team Members while ensuring they have access to safe, fresh food while contributing to our sustainability goals of Net zero by 2030.  The team contributes to the forecasting and budgeting of a $100M program. 

As a Lead Program Analyst - Refrigeration, you will use your data analysis skills to develop reporting and analytics solutions, create metrics/KPIs measurements and support key strategic initiatives.  Specific responsibilities include leading process improvement through consistent enterprise code and clear visuals that drive business improvement. 

  • Promote best practices across the entire company by developing deep knowledge and client relationships in each business category

  • Provide expert integrated business planning and stakeholder management for all business objectives.

  • Apply statistical analysis to understand trends, identify outliers and predict outcomes.

  • Propel the business with accurate and comprehensive forecasting and financial planning.

  • This role communicates, collaborates and engages across the organization by representing Property Management on key enterprise initiatives.

About you:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 5 years experience in data analytics, business intelligence or reporting

  • Demonstrated proficiency in data analysis, statistical modeling and optimization

  • Relevant business knowledge, preferably in retail, planning, or logistics

  • Experience in consulting, strong business acumen, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, courage, and strong relationship building skills

  • Must possess strong analytical skills and have the ability to work with mathematical concepts

  • Experience with statistical analysis, multi-variant testing strategies and concepts, regression modeling and forecasting, time series analysis, data mining, financial analysis, economic order quantity modeling, game theory and optimization

  • Ability to define problem, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions

  • Ability to write and understand SQL (Hive, Teradata, etc.) and use SQL to bring insight to life via key BI tools

  • Conversant with SAS, R Python or other analytics tools

  • Leverage tools like Jira and GIT Hub

  • Intermediate to advanced understanding of analytical and statistical techniques including model building and experimental design.

  • Proven business partnership connecting business

Desired Requirements:

  • Highest level Analyst SME

  • Industry expertise (Data Analytics & Reporting)

  • Multiple business domain expertise

  • Responsible for analytics and reporting strategy on key initiatives

  • Responsible for project planning & execution

  • Analytics and Reporting (50%) Strategy and Execution (50%)

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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