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Senior Manager - Smart Buildings

Apply Now Location: 1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55403-2542; job id: R0000183385
job family: Real Estate & Property Management
schedule: Full time

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As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It’s how we care, grow, and win together.  


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 footprint 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 and plumbing, fire and security, smart buildings, HVAC and refrigeration, waste management and recycling, donations programs, or energy utility expense management. Here, your work will exceed the needs of both Target guests and team members, delivering a holistically positive and pleasing experience, every time they walk through our doors.

The Sr. Manager, Smart Buildings, will be leading a high-performing, diverse, and engaged team responsible for technical operations of Target building automation and energy information systems for stores. This role will manage the deployment of new smart building controls and sensors.  Provides oversight, guidance and is responsible for the team delivering capital and expense budget, forecast, long range planning, and financial support for controls related projects. Leads the development of equipment operating standards and governance strategies to baseline expected equipment operation.  Owns issue management escalation strategies and corrective workflows to improve equipment performance, asset health, and reduce waste.  Designs and deploys equipment change management strategies to drive productivity in execution.  Develops value and impact reporting to inform and evolve technical operations strategies.  Facilitates strong vendor management routines with controls hardware and software providers.

Sr. Manager position is an active collaborator, advocate for the team, and systems thinker, working with other leaders across Property Management, Target Properties, and other pyramids including:  Operations Center of Excellence, Finance, Store Operations, Engineering, Assets Protection and Supply Chain.  Additionally, this role builds key external relationships with building controls and energy information system providers.

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About You:

  • Bachelors Degree, BA/BS

  • Minimum 7 years business experience with a preference for building controls systems experience

  • Experience with leading and coaching others                                                          

  • Cross-functional team leadership experience

  • Ability to manage projects, set timeliness and meet deadlines

  • Strong analytical, financial, reasoning, systems thinking, and organizational skills

  • Effectiveness developing strong relationships with inter-company teams and senior management

  • Ability to manage tough situations in the moment and leverage partnerships manage risk

  • Excellent verbal, presentation and written communication skills

  • Ability to maximize relationships - team player/inspires others/takes partners across all levels of the organization and with outside vendors

  • Practical approach to problem solving – ability to identify the need for change and lead through it

  • Strong written & verbal communication skills 

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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