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Sr Professional Procurement Services - Contractor Management

Apply Now Job ID: R0000155439 job family: Purchasing & Procurement schedule: Full time Location: 1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55403-2542;

About us:

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

Right on pace with Target’s distinctive and beloved retail brand, Procurement works across the business to maximize every resource, asset and relationship. We use good data, in-depth analysis and cross-functional insights to identify and communicate best practices, elevating our sourcing and procurement activities to achieve their very highest potential.


As a Sr. Professional Procurement Services - Contractor Management, you will be accountable for the sourcing and onboarding of contractors, consultants, and professional services (contingent workers) to Stores, Distribution Centers, and HQ locations, while managing the balance between highly specialized skills and costs. Working cross-functionally, you’ll participate and lead project teams to ensure professional service needs are identified, planned and delivered in a timely, cost effective and high-quality manner. You will lead process optimization and associated change management exercises that are focused on evolving current business processes for contingent labor. Leveraging Target’s designated procurement tool for professional services, you’ll manage contractor and consultant assignments and develop plans for continuous improvement with internal partner and supplier input. Using your skills and experiences, you will review and negotiate contract documents to identify opportunities and determine effective ways to mitigate risks. You’ll generate and analyze data derived from Target’s systems to highlight trends and make recommendations for future process enhancements. In this role, understanding operational requirements of business partners and acting as a trusted advisor and liaison with vendors to solve problems is key. Working closely with suppliers, you will effectively manage supplier relationships to drive value and ensure alignment with Target’s goals. 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
• 1+ years of relevant work experience 
• Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment
• Ability to build strong relationships and collaborate with partners
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, with experience in public speaking and making presentations
• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
• MBA or Advanced Degree in related field preferred

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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