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Senior Product Manager - Owned Brands, Emerging Technologies (Hybrid)

Apply Now Location: 1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55403-2542; job id: R0000215913
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Senior Product Manager -Owned Brands, Emerging Technologies (Hybrid)

About us:

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. 

At the heart of one of the world’s best loved and most recognizable brands is an impeccable Owned Brand Product Design & Management organization. We thrive on the magic of discovering that just-right thing, and we infuse everything we do with our passion for affordable chic. We concept, develop, make and deliver the stylish new favorites that Target guests expect and deserve. We are uber-savvy trend and style experts who stay ahead of the curve, proactively identifying our market’s needs and exceeding them, every time. Join one of our dynamic and inventive teams to influence the style, quality and value that decisively position Target above the competition. Your input will have a direct and positive effect, whether on home, hardlines or apparel & accessories. Here, you’ll be close to the action of dreaming up and bringing to life the Target-owned brands that surprise and gratify guests, wherever and whenever they love to shop.

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.

This role will be responsible for managing the emerging technology pipelineto enable our global Owned Brand and cross functional teams to test new technology capabilities to address current business needs. This includes; managing external software provider relationships, establishing an internal R&D product team and partnering with business leaders and engineering teams from ideation to MVP. These are technologies Target utilizes to curate concepts, design/develop products, manage raw materials, and ensure product quality/compliance in conjunction with our vendor partners.

As a Senior Product Manager, 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 and the overall Emerging Tech POC pipeline.  You will need to leverage project management, communication, change management, and thought leadership to build an industry leading operating model. Define projects scope, deliverables/objectives, project timeline, resource needs and success measures by partnering closely with key stakeholders and leaders

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. 

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

  • 6+ years of product management experience or equivalent domain experience

  • Experience with technology and ability to facilitate communication between business and technology teams 

  • Experience managing a project portfolio (PMO) across multiple stakeholders and product lifecycles

  • Previous experiences managing 3rd party solutions large and small for a large set of users

  • Experience working in an agile environment (e.g. user stories, iterative development, scrum teams, sprints, personas)

  • Proven ability to lead a body of work with cross functional partners

  • Respects, appreciates and values diverse voices and approaches

  • Committed to creating equitable experiences and fostering an inclusive team

  • Owned Brands or Merchandise experience

  • Working knowledge of 3D/virtual product development

  • Strong 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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