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Manager, Responsible Sourcing Business Insights and Integration - Stakeholder Management

Apply Now Location: 1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55403-2542; job id: R0000343882
job family: Responsible Sourcing
schedule: Full time
The pay range is $69,000.00 - $124,200.00

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

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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.

Target Merchandising is evolving at an incredible pace. We are constantly reimagining how this $70 billion retailer offers the innovative, guest-inspiring items that Target is known and loved for. Our goal is to deliver exceptional value, quality and style to elevate Target as the premier retailer in a competitive global marketplace. Through intelligent and progressive business strategies that make the most of Target’s resources and partnerships worldwide, Merchandising works across product categories to create a localized shopping experience online and in our 1800 stores. Are you a creative problem solver who loves to see your work translate into real results? Can you collaborate effectively, execute a plan efficiently and positively influence how Target chooses and presents the right product in the right place at the right price? If so, you will have success on one of our dynamic teams.

A role in Sourcing means having a hand in developing products that have a positive impact on people and the planet. We integrate our sourcing capabilities with our propensity for quality and social responsibility to positively impact the cost and quality of our products. We care about the lives of the people who make the products Target guests love, and we’re mindful of the impact our manufacturing practices have on the environment. In Sourcing, you’ll apply your Fabric, Trim and Packaging and accessories and/or home goods expertise to promote and apply responsible sourcing practices while driving the success and growth of Target’s owned brands. The Sourcing team starts at the very earliest stages of product development, builds out the costing models and tracks where product stands at every step in the production cycle, from overseas shipping to our import warehouses, distribution centers and stores. And since Target is indeed a global company, you’ll be part of the team that manages global relationships in partnership with the buying team who shop for trends all over the world. Your ability to stay aware of our suppliers’ activities will help ensure compliance with responsible practices, and you’ll have influence over which manufacturers Target chooses to work with. You’ll be a close point-of-contact with Target team members in sourcing offices located in 20 countries around the globe, and you’ll support their work as liaisons among buyers, product developers and overseas partners.

Manager Stakeholder Management

As a Manager of Stakeholder Management you will be part of the team that leads our proactive stakeholder engagement program, public disclosure and reporting, and risk mitigation efforts.

You will be responsible for management of our stakeholder engagement program routines and coordination of external disclosure requirements for Responsible Sourcing topics. As part of a global team, you will build relationships both internally and externally to set the bar for responsible and ethical business practices, enable sustainable business growth and accelerate positive impact for people across the globe.

  • Research and support external stakeholder expectations to guide decision making for external engagement and disclosure.

  • Manage and support continued operationalization of our stakeholder engagement program, routines and performance measurement reporting.

  • Support efforts to offer routine learning opportunities including peer-learning, upskilling in stakeholder engagement best practice, and assessment of partnership performance.

  • Provide proactive insights and leverage data, analytics and reporting to provide guidance and support business decision making. 

  • Support ongoing awareness of macro environment trends, industry trends, governmental regulations, and the changing global landscape.

  • Drive results by building coalitions and consensus, establishing rapport, and fostering collaboration internally.

About you:

  • 5+ years of experience  

  • Strong strategic and conceptual thinking with the ability to plan, organize and execute.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to translate complex concepts into simple, clear language with concrete examples.

  • Experience coordinating and collaborating with individuals and teams at all levels of the company, including peer teams, senior leaders and executives and with outside partners/stakeholders.

  • Ability to execute with high degree of ambiguity and remain calm in high-pressure situations.

  • Knowledge and understanding of sustainability reporting frameworks, standards, and best practices.

  • Ability to work independently to learn new skills, anticipate needs, comfortably navigate unfamiliar or dynamic environments and quickly adapt.

  • Team oriented, collaborative, diplomatic and flexible. 

  • Ability to work in a global environment.

  • Respects, appreciates and is curious about differences related to working with others; committed to fostering an inclusive team.

Desired Requirements:

  • 4 year degree

  • Experience developing new approaches in areas where there may be no roadmap, precedent, or previous foundation.

  • Sustainability, responsible sourcing and/or public affairs / advocacy experience a plus.

  • Experience working with global teams/business partners.

  • Developed external network in sustainability, responsible sourcing or public affairs.

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.

This position will operate as a Hybrid/Flex for Your Day work arrangement based on Target’s needs. A Hybrid/Flex for Your Day work arrangement means the team member’s core role will need to be performed both onsite at the Target HQ MN location the role is assigned to and virtually, depending upon what your role, team and tasks require for that day. Work duties cannot be performed outside of the country of the primary work location, unless otherwise prescribed by Target. Click here if you are curious to learn more about Minnesota.

Team Members in the Target General Merch Inc (TGMI) operating company are strictly prohibited from working more than 30 days per year in the following 16 states: AL, AR, DE, FL, IN , IA, LA, MD, MS, MO, NC, OK, PA, SC, TN and VA. If hired, you are prohibited from working remotely from one of the states listed above for more than 30 days per year.

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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